The “New Year – New You!” health kick every January is certainly nothing revolutionary.  People throw around trendy of-the-moment diets. Or boldly state, “I’m cutting out _______.”  Or “I’m going to exercise ____ times per week.”  Goals are great!  Structure is great!  And, if having a set diet, number, or system helps you achieve your health goals, feel better, have more energy, or accomplish whatever you set out to achieve, then more power to you!

I tend to avoid strict limitations and overt rules when it comes to my diet or the foods I feed our family.  Instead, I find thoughtful meal planning of healthful meals works best for us.  It keeps my meal planning and grocery shopping organized, mindful, and balanced.  I need a LIST when I shop and meal planning helps with that too.  Otherwise, I’ll come home with random ingredients and no plan for piecing them together into a meal.

Eating seasonally is a helpful way to guide my meal planning each week and having some simple go-to options, makes this planning step even more simple!

If you are like me, having a few ideas for inspiration is a great place to start!  Here are the 10 most popular healthy dinner ideas on Almost Properly!

  1. Simple Baked Black Cod 

  2. Buddha Bowls 
  3. Mediterranean Style Roasted Ling Cod 
  4. Winter Vegetable Stew 
  5. Sesame Honey Baked Tofu 
  6. Vegan Tikka Masala 
  7. Southwestern Chipotle Sweet Potato Noodle Salad 
  8. Vegan Pad See Ew 
  9. Coconut Milk Curry Noodle Soup 
  10. Baked Tofu and Eggplant Soba Noodles 

 

What tools and techniques do you use to maintain a healthy lifestyle?  Just like there is no one right answer, there is no wrong answer!

If you make any of these healthy recipes, be sure to tag @almostproperly on Instagram!  I love seeing what you make to kick off 2018 on a healthy note!

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