Top 10 Healthy Recipes of 2017

We’re just a few days away from the end of the year, which means it’s time to reflect on all the deliciousness we enjoyed together over 2017 and take a peek at some of the best bits. From breakfasts good enough to eat for dessert to wholesome bread loaves made from scratch, here are the top ten healthy recipes of 2017 from Happy Healthy Motivated!

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1. Homemade Peanut Butter in the Nutribullet

Jar of thick, creamy peanut butter

Did you know that most store peanut butters are loaded with added sugars, oils and preservatives? Save your body from all these nasties you really don’t need and make your own peanut butter at home! I bet it’s faster, easier and cheaper than you think. Click here for the recipe.

2. Raw Vegan Brownie Bites

A ramekin filled with raw vegan brownie bites

The closest you’ll ever get to a rich and fudgy chocolate brownie (without, you know, actually eating a chocolate brownie) these raw vegan brownie bites will blow your mind. If you’re trying to eat healthier this year, definitely switch your usual snacks for these babies! You won’t regret it. Click here for the recipe.

3. Strawberry Cheesecake Overnight Oats

A jar layered with strawberry cheesecake overnight oats and strawberries

Whip up this healthy breakfast recipe and enjoy indulging in cheesecake first thing in the morning without feeling the slightest bit bad about it with these healthy cheesecake overnight oats. Just put in 5 minutes prep the night before and breakfast is ready and waiting for you in the morning when you want it! Click here for the recipe.

4. The Best Ever Healthy Chocolate Chip Oatmeal Cookies

Big healthy chocolate chip oatmeal cookies on a pink napkin

Just 100 calories for a great big cookie, filled with wonderfully chewy oats and deliciously melty chocolate chips? You’d better believe it because that’s exactly what these cookies are! Perfect for nibbling on at your desk during the inevitable mid-afternoon slump. Click here for the recipe.

5. Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Overnight Oats

A jar of chocolate chip cookie dough overnight oats

Another chocolate chip cookie recipe! Except this ones cookie dough. And it’s for breakfast. ???? We all have those days when want to dig into a great big bowl of chocolate chip cookie dough for breakfast and with this overnight oats recipe, we finally can! Click here for the recipe.

6. Easy Whole Wheat Tortillas

4 whole wheat tortillas in a tortilla holder

Even if you’ve never made bread before in your entire life, you can definitely make these homemade tortillas. Just 3 ingredients (1 of which is water!) and 30 minutes are all you need to make your own super-soft and wholesome tortillas. You don’t even need a bread machine or a mixer – the whole process can be done by hand! Click here for the recipe.

7. No-Fail Whole Wheat Bread

A loaf of whole wheat bead wrapped in a green napkin

If you’re ready to take your bread making to the next level, this recipe is for you. I make a loaf of this whole wheat bread every week and never even think about buying the stuff from the store. That’s how good this recipe is. Plus, you can make it without a bread machine. Click here for the recipe.

8. Cinnamon Roll Overnight Oats

A bowl of cinnamon roll overnight oats with a cream cheese swirl

Another breakfast-for-dessert recipe! So I know cinnamon rolls are marketed as breakfast food, but if you work out how much fat and sugar is in each mouthful, you definitely wouldn’t eat them for breakfast. On the other hand, these healthy cinnamon roll overnight oats are a perfectly healthy (and super delicious!) breakfast you can eat every day. Click here for the recipe.

9. Breakfast Egg Cups with Broccoli and Hash Browns

A golden brown breakfast egg cup

Breakfast, lunch, dinner…after you make these healthy breakfast egg cups, you’ll be eating them for every meal! They’re made up of a homemade hash brown base filled with broccoli and topped with a yummy cheesy egg filling, all baked in the oven until golden brown. Heaven! Click here for the recipe.

10. The Most Amazing Honey Roasted Carrots and Parsnips

A plate piled high with honey roasted carrots and parsnips

The name says it all, really! Not just for Christmas and Thanksgiving, these honey roasted carrots and parsnips are an amazing side dish for any meal. Lightened up by using olive oil and made super-crunchy and yummy with my secret cooking technique, once you follow by recipe for these roasted root veggies, you’ll never make them another way! Click here for the recipe.

Thanks so much for making 2017 such an incredible year for me and Happy Healthy Motivated. Without you, I wouldn’t have anyone to share my recipes with and wouldn’t even be able to write this post. I appreciate every millisecond you spend with me, reading my posts, following my recipes, writing me lovely comments and sending me messages on social media.

Without you, my life as I know it wouldn’t be possible and for that, I can’t thank you enough.

Here’s to an even better 2018.


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