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Here's 21 Healthyish Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner Recipes To Save For Later

New year, healthier you.

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If one of your New Year's resolutions is to eat more healthily, you know that one of the hardest parts can be finding and planning recipes to fuel your weeks and months ahead.

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The following 21 recipes — broken down into breakfast, lunch, and dinner options — all feature whole, minimally processed foods that are low in added sugar and loaded with good stuff like whole grains, fresh produce, nuts, and legumes.

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1. Spinach and Mushroom Egg White Frittata

Foodie Crush / Via foodiecrush.com

All you need are four ingredients and 10 minutes for this filling breakfast you'll want to make every morning. Get the recipe.

2. Sheet Pan Sweet Potato Hash With Eggs

Beach Body On Demand / Via beachbodyondemand.com

This Tex-Mex–inspired hash loaded with veggies, beans, and eggs is hearty enough to serve for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. Get the recipe.

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3. Slow Cooker Apple Pie Oatmeal

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This breakfast is so delicious you might even want to save some for dessert. But the best part is there's zero added sugar. All the sweetness comes from coconut milk, vanilla, and cinnamon. Get the recipe.

4. Spinach, Mushroom, and Quinoa Breakfast Bowl

Cooking LSL / Via cookinglsl.com

This savory breakfast bowl is loaded with protein from eggs and quinoa so it'll keep you full until lunch. Get the recipe.

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5. Sweet Potato Breakfast Bowl

Paleo Gluten Free / Via paleoglutenfree.com

All you need is a cooked sweet potato (which is rich in fiber and vitamin A), almond butter, and almond milk to make this creamy breakfast bowl. Then top it with anything from fresh fruit and granola to nuts and coconut flakes. Get the recipe.

6. Oatmeal Blueberry Yogurt Pancakes

Ambitious Kitchen / Via ambitiouskitchen.com

These better-for-you protein flapjacks are made with rolled oats, yogurt, banana,

and egg. You may never go back to pancake mix again. Get the recipe.

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7. Paleo Breakfast Casserole

Paleo Running Momma / Via paleorunningmomma.com

This dish is loaded with Brussels sprouts and sweet potatoes. If you're avoiding meat or following a Whole30 diet, you can always ditch the bacon, add even more vegetables, or serve it over greens. Get the recipe.

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8. Loaded Falafel Bowl

Blissful Basil / Via blissfulbasil.com

Rather than fried in oil, these melt-in-your-mouth falafel balls are baked from start to finish in the oven. The tabouleh is made with millet, which is rich in vitamins and minerals, and the hummus is packed with protein and fiber. Get the recipe.

9. Kale, White Bean, and Chicken Soup

Averie Cooks / Via averiecooks.com

Make a big batch of this filling soup and keep portions of it frozen for future lunches or dinners. Get the recipe.

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10. Roasted Sweet Potatoes With Lentils, Kale, and Sun-Dried Tomatoes

Lauren Caris Cooks / Via laurencariscooks.com

The best part about roasted sweet potatoes is how versatile they are. Just pop it in the oven and load it with any of your favorite ingredients like beans, veggies, or protein. Get the recipe.

11. Shrimp Lettuce Wraps With Peanut Dipping Sauce

Natasha's Kitchen / Via natashaskitchen.com

You don't have to turn on the oven (or even use the microwave) to make these tasty lettuce wraps. And depending on your preferences, you can easily substitute chicken or tofu for the shrimp. Get the recipe.

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12. Grilled Chicken and Quinoa Burrito Bowls

Cooking Classy / Via cookingclassy.com

If you're trying to avoid dairy, you can easily forego the cheese and sour cream. Loaded with quinoa, beans, spices, and a homemade avocado salsa, these bowls certainly don't lack any flavor. Get the recipe.

13. Avocado Tuna Salad

Kim's Cravings / Via kimscravings.com

You won't find any mayo here, thanks to creamy avocado. You can always dress up this tuna salad by adding sliced apples, chopped nuts, and extra veggies. Eat it on wholewheat bread, with crackers, on top of a salad, or straight with a fork. Get the recipe.

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14. Lemon and Dill Bulgur Salad With Salmon

Joyful Scribblings / Via joyfulscribblings.com

Even people who hate salads will love this grain bowl topped with pine nuts, pomegranate, scallions, cucumber, and baked salmon. Get the recipe.

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15. Sheet Pan Garlic-Roasted Salmon With Brussels Sprouts

Diethood / Via diethood.com

Sometimes simple is best, like in the case of this sheet pan salmon dinner. Brussels sprouts and salmon get tossed with olive oil, garlic, oregano, salt, and pepper then baked in the oven. Get the recipe.

16. Zucchini Noodles With Creamy Avocado Pesto

Eat Yourself Skinny / Via eatyourselfskinny.com

You can add your favorite roasted veggies, grilled chicken, shrimp, or crispy tofu to these rich avocado noodles to make an even more filling meal. Get the recipe.

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17. Cauliflower Steaks With Mushroom Gravy

Oh My Veggies / Via ohmyveggies.com

Meatless Monday will never be the same thanks to hearty veggie steaks topped with savory gravy. Get the recipe.

18. Sweet Potato Turkey Chili

The Healthy Maven / Via thehealthymaven.com

You're going to want to make a huge pot of this chili and keep it on hand for chilly nights. If you're trying to eat less meat, you can take out the ground turkey and you'll still feel full, thanks to a hearty serving of beans and sweet potato. Get the recipe.

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19. Cilantro Lime Chicken With Avocado Salsa

Joyful Healthy Eats / Via joyfulhealthyeats.com

How do you turn otherwise boring grilled chicken into an outstanding dinner? Marinate it in lime juice, olive oil, cumin, and cilantro, then serve it topped with a homemade tangy avocado salsa. Get the recipe.

20. Shrimp and Cauliflower Grits

40 Aprons / Via 40aprons.com

Would you believe me if I told you this creamy cauliflower grits topped with Cajun shrimp only calls for five ingredients? Yep. Get the recipe.

21. Thai Chicken and Spaghetti Squash Bowls

I Food Real / Via ifoodreal.com

If you're trying to cut back on carbs, roasted spaghetti squash makes a perfect pasta substitute. Top it with this Thai-inspired chicken, which gets a flavor boost from fish sauce, soy sauce, jalapeño, lime, cilantro, and red pepper flakes. Get the recipe.

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