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DIY Healthy Recipes

Ditch the take-out and packaged goods and enjoy these homemade recipes instead. Ordering out and store-bought foods may make cooking faster but many products are full of hidden sodium, calories and long ingredient lists. With these homemade recipes for a cleaner diet! These recipes will help you eat cleaner and know exactly what you're putting into your body. 

 

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  • Crustless Pumpkin Pie Mini Muffins

    <div style="float:right; margin-right: 15px; margin-bottom: 15px; max-height:140px; width:auto;"><img src="https://www.dietsinreview.com/media/recipe_photos/crustless-pumpkin-pie-muffins.jpg" alt="image" style="max-height:140px; width:auto;"></div><h2>Yield:</h2>2 dozen<h2>Ingredients</h2><ul> <li>1 – 15 oz. can pumpkin pure</li> <li>1/2 cup coconut sugar</li> <li>1/4 cup agave</li> <li>2 large eggs</li> <li>1 tsp. pure vanilla extract</li> <li>3/4 cup evaporated milk (or coconut milk)</li> <li>2/3 cup oat flour</li> <li>2 tsp. pumpkin pie spice</li> <li>1/4 tsp. salt</li> <li>1/4 tsp. baking powder</li> <li>1/4 tsp. baking soda</li> <li>pecans, optional</li> </ul> <p><strong>Maple Cinnamon Whipped Cream</strong></p> <ul> <li>1/2 cup heavy cream</li> <li>1 Tbsp. maple syrup</li> <li>1/2 tsp. pure vanilla extract</li> <li>1/4 tsp. ground cinnamon</li> </ul> <h2>Instructions</h2><p><a href=https://www.dietsinreview.com/recipes/crustless-pumpkin-pie-mini-muffins/>Click Here to see the rest of the instructions</a></p>

  • Turkey and Herb Stuffed Acorn Squash

    <div style="float:right; margin-right: 15px; margin-bottom: 15px; max-height:140px; width:auto;"><img src="https://www.dietsinreview.com/media/recipe_photos/stuffed-turkey-herb-acorn-squash.jpg" alt="image" style="max-height:140px; width:auto;"></div><h2>Yield:</h2>serves 4<h2>Ingredients</h2><ul> <li>2 acorn squash, halved lengthwise with seeds removed</li> <li>1 lb. ground turkey</li> <li>3 cloves garlic, minced</li> <li>1 small onion, minced</li> <li>16 oz. baby spinach</li> <li>3 celery stalks, chopped</li> <li>1/4 cup raisins</li> <li>1 tsp. parsley, chopped</li> <li>1 tsp. thyme, chopped</li> <li>1/2 tsp. basil, chopped</li> <li>1/4 tsp. red pepper flakes</li> <li>2+ tbsp. olive oil</li> <li>1 tsp. salt</li> <li>1/2 tsp. ground pepper</li> <li>1 Tbsp. unsalted butter or coconut oil</li> <li>2 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar</li> </ul> <h2>Instructions</h2><p><a href=https://www.dietsinreview.com/recipes/turkey-and-herb-stuffed-acorn-squash/>Click Here to see the rest of the instructions</a></p>

  • Pumpkin Cream Cheese Dip

    <div style="float:right; margin-right: 15px; margin-bottom: 15px; max-height:140px; width:auto;"><img src="https://www.dietsinreview.com/media/recipe_photos/pumpkin-dip.jpg" alt="image" style="max-height:140px; width:auto;"></div><h2>Yield:</h2>serves 6<h2>Ingredients</h2><ul> <li>1 brick neufchatel cream cheese</li> <li>1/2 cup pure pumpkin puree</li> <li>1/2 Tbsp. vanilla</li> <li>1-2 Tbsp. honey</li> <li>Dash of cinnamon and/or nutmeg</li> </ul> <p><strong><a href="https://www.dietsinreview.com/diet_column/10/easy-5-ingredient-pumpkin-cream-cheese-dip-with-homemade-graham-crackers/" title="healthy pumpkin cream cheese dip">We served ours with homemade graham crackers!</a></strong></p> <h2>Instructions</h2><p><a href=https://www.dietsinreview.com/recipes/pumpkin-cream-cheese-dip/>Click Here to see the rest of the instructions</a></p>

  • Cherry Vanilla Chia Protein Balls

    <div style="float:right; margin-right: 15px; margin-bottom: 15px; max-height:140px; width:auto;"><img src="https://www.dietsinreview.com/media/recipe_photos/cherry-chia-protein-balls.jpg" alt="image" style="max-height:140px; width:auto;"></div><h2>Yield:</h2>yields 10-12 balls<h2>Ingredients</h2><ul> <li>10 pitted dates</li> <li>1/4 cup dried cherries</li> <li>1/2 cup almonds (unsalted, plain, whole almonds)</li> <li>1/2 cup rolled oats</li> <li>1 vanilla bean (scoop out the flesh)</li> <li>1 Tbsp. chia seeds</li> </ul> <h2>Instructions</h2><p><a href=https://www.dietsinreview.com/recipes/cherry-vanilla-chia-protein-balls/>Click Here to see the rest of the instructions</a></p>

  • Kale and White Bean Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

    <div style="float:right; margin-right: 15px; margin-bottom: 15px; max-height:140px; width:auto;"><img src="https://www.dietsinreview.com/media/recipe_photos/kale-beans-stuffed-sweet-potato.jpg" alt="image" style="max-height:140px; width:auto;"></div><h2>Yield:</h2>serves 4<h2>Ingredients</h2><ul> <li>4 sweet potatoes</li> <li>2 Tbsp. olive oil</li> <li>1 shallot, diced</li> <li>1 garlic clove, minced</li> <li>1, 4″ sprig fresh rosemary</li> <li>1/4 tsp red pepper flakes</li> <li>12 oz. cooked and drained white beans</li> <li>6 cups kale, trimmed and sliced into ribbons</li> <li>1/4 lemon, juiced</li> <li>sea salt &amp; pepper, to taste</li> </ul> <h2>Instructions</h2><p><a href=https://www.dietsinreview.com/recipes/kale-and-white-bean-stuffed-sweet-potatoes/>Click Here to see the rest of the instructions</a></p>

  • Chickpea Fritters

    <div style="float:right; margin-right: 15px; margin-bottom: 15px; max-height:140px; width:auto;"><img src="https://www.dietsinreview.com/media/recipe_photos/chickpea-fritters.jpg" alt="image" style="max-height:140px; width:auto;"></div><h2>Yield:</h2>serves 4<h2>Ingredients</h2><ul> <li>1 Tbsp. + 2 tsp. shallots, finely chopped</li> <li>1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice + lemon zest</li> <li>1 Tbsp. oil, safflower or sunflower recommended</li> <li>1 Tbsp. + 1/2 tsp. fresh oregano, divided</li> <li>1 tsp. raw honey</li> <li>1/4 tsp. sea salt</li> <li>1, 15-oz can garbanzo beans, drained and rinsed</li> <li>2 oz. feta cheese, crumbled</li> <li>1 large egg, whisked</li> <li>1/2 cup whole-wheat bread crumbs*</li> </ul> <p>SALAD</p> <ul> <li>4 cups baby arugula</li> <li>1/2 small fennel bulb, cored and thinly sliced</li> </ul> <p>*use almond flour for gluten-free option</p> <h2>Instructions</h2><p><a href=https://www.dietsinreview.com/recipes/chickpea-fritters/>Click Here to see the rest of the instructions</a></p>

  • Chocolate Covered Pretzel Protein Balls

    <div style="float:right; margin-right: 15px; margin-bottom: 15px; max-height:140px; width:auto;"><img src="https://www.dietsinreview.com/media/recipe_photos/dk choc protein balls.jpg" alt="image" style="max-height:140px; width:auto;"></div><h2>Yield:</h2>Serves 12<h2>Ingredients</h2><ul> <li>18 pitted dates</li> <li>1/2 cup unsalted almonds</li> <li>1/2 cup rolled oats</li> <li>1/2 cup unsalted mini pretzels</li> <li>1/4 cup dark chocolate pieces</li> </ul> <h2>Instructions</h2><p><a href=https://www.dietsinreview.com/recipes/chocolate-covered-pretzel-protein-balls/>Click Here to see the rest of the instructions</a></p>

  • Trader Joe's DIY Bistro Salad

    <div style="float:right; margin-right: 15px; margin-bottom: 15px; max-height:140px; width:auto;"><img src="https://www.dietsinreview.com/media/recipe_photos/trader joes copycat bistro salad.jpg" alt="image" style="max-height:140px; width:auto;"></div><h2>Yield:</h2>Serves 2<h2>Ingredients</h2><p><strong>Dressing</strong></p> <ul> <li>3 Tbsp. lemon juice</li> <li>4 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil</li> <li>1 garlic clove, minced</li> <li>3/4 tsp. dried Italian herb blend</li> <li>1/4 tsp. kosher salt</li> </ul> <p><strong>Salad</strong></p> <ul> <li>4 cups finely chopped tuscan kale</li> <li>1 15-oz. can chickpeas, rinsed and drained</li> <li>2/3 cup dried cranberries</li> <li>1 cup edamame beans, cooked and cooled</li> <li>1/2 cup chopped walnuts</li> <li>1 cup carrots, chopped or shredded</li> <li>fresh mint and/or basil, optional</li> </ul> <h2>Instructions</h2><p><a href=https://www.dietsinreview.com/recipes/trader-joes-diy-bistro-salad/>Click Here to see the rest of the instructions</a></p>

  • Back to School Cookies

    <div style="float:right; margin-right: 15px; margin-bottom: 15px; max-height:140px; width:auto;"><img src="https://www.dietsinreview.com/media/recipe_photos/IMG_8309.jpg" alt="image" style="max-height:140px; width:auto;"></div><h2>Yield:</h2>14 cookies<h2>Ingredients</h2><ul> <li>3 mashed bananas (ripe)</li> <li>1/3 cup applesauce, unsweetened</li> <li>2 cups oats (gluten-free if necessary)</li> <li>1/4 cup almond milk</li> <li>1/2 cup dried cranberries</li> <li>1/4 cup chopped nuts (we prefer almonds, walnuts are also good)</li> <li>1 tsp. vanilla</li> <li>1 tsp. cinnamon</li> <li>1/4 cup dark chocolate chips or carob chips*, optional</li> </ul> <p>*adds sugar to the recipe, but a great way to moderate the sweet tooth!</p> <h2>Instructions</h2><p><a href=https://www.dietsinreview.com/recipes/back-to-school-cookies/>Click Here to see the rest of the instructions</a></p>

  • Strawberry Banana Crunch Smoothie Bowl

    <div style="float:right; margin-right: 15px; margin-bottom: 15px; max-height:140px; width:auto;"><img src="https://www.dietsinreview.com/media/recipe_photos/smoothie bowl.jpg" alt="image" style="max-height:140px; width:auto;"></div><h2>Yield:</h2>serves 1<h2>Ingredients</h2><ul> <li>1/2 sliced banana</li> <li>1/2 cup frozen strawberries</li> <li>1/2 cup frozen blueberries</li> <li>1/4 cup low-fat plain Greek yogurt</li> <li>1/4 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk</li> <li>2 Tbsp. - 1/4 cup water, depending on the strength of your blender</li> </ul> <p>TOPPING: </p> <p>1/2 banana, sliced 1 1/2 Tbsp. granola 1 tsp. chia seeds 1 tsp. flax seeds 1 Tbsp. unsweetened coconut Drizzle of Honey</p> <h2>Instructions</h2><p><a href=https://www.dietsinreview.com/recipes/strawberry-banana-crunch-smoothie-bowl/>Click Here to see the rest of the instructions</a></p>

  • Goat Cheese Black Bean Enchiladas

    <div style="float:right; margin-right: 15px; margin-bottom: 15px; max-height:140px; width:auto;"><img src="https://www.dietsinreview.com/media/recipe_photos/goat cheese black bean enchiladas.jpg" alt="image" style="max-height:140px; width:auto;"></div><h2>Yield:</h2>Serves 3<h2>Ingredients</h2><ul> <li>1 serrano pepper</li> <li>6 medium tortillas</li> <li>4 oz. goat cheese</li> <li>12 oz. black beans</li> <li>6 oz. enchilada sauce</li> </ul> <h2>Instructions</h2><p><a href=https://www.dietsinreview.com/recipes/goat-cheese-black-bean-enchiladas/>Click Here to see the rest of the instructions</a></p>

  • Fig and Honey Breakfast Quinoa

    <div style="float:right; margin-right: 15px; margin-bottom: 15px; max-height:140px; width:auto;"><img src="https://www.dietsinreview.com/media/recipe_photos/fig honey quinoa.jpg" alt="image" style="max-height:140px; width:auto;"></div><h2>Yield:</h2>serves 4<h2>Ingredients</h2><ul> <li>1/2 cup quinoa</li> <li>1/2 cup + 1 Tbsp. condensed milk</li> <li>1/2 cup water</li> <li>8 fresh figs</li> <li>4 Tbsp. honey</li> </ul> <h2>Instructions</h2><p><a href=https://www.dietsinreview.com/recipes/fig-and-honey-breakfast-quinoa/>Click Here to see the rest of the instructions</a></p>

  • Blueberry Cucumber Salad

    <div style="float:right; margin-right: 15px; margin-bottom: 15px; max-height:140px; width:auto;"><img src="https://www.dietsinreview.com/media/recipe_photos/blueberry cucumber salad.jpg" alt="image" style="max-height:140px; width:auto;"></div><h2>Yield:</h2>serves 6<h2>Ingredients</h2><ul> <li>1 cucumber, sliced</li> <li>2 cups fresh blueberries</li> <li>2 tbsp. green onions, thinly sliced</li> <li>2 tbsp. olive oil</li> <li>1 tbsp. lime juice</li> <li>1/2 cup cilantro, coarsely chopped</li> <li>1/4 tsp. salt</li> <li>1/4 tsp. black pepper</li> <li>1/2 cup (2 oz.) crumbled feta cheese, optional</li> <li>1/2 cup cilantro, coarsely chopped</li> <li>1/4 tsp. salt</li> <li>1/4 tsp. black pepper</li> <li>1/2 cup (2 oz.) crumbled feta cheese, optional</li> </ul> <h2>Instructions</h2><p><a href=https://www.dietsinreview.com/recipes/blueberry-cucumber-salad/>Click Here to see the rest of the instructions</a></p>

  • Frozen Lemonade Sam Adams Summertime Slush

    <div style="float:right; margin-right: 15px; margin-bottom: 15px; max-height:140px; width:auto;"><img src="https://www.dietsinreview.com/media/recipe_photos/sam adams lemonade slush.jpg" alt="image" style="max-height:140px; width:auto;"></div><h2>Yield:</h2>serves 4<h2>Ingredients</h2><ul> <li><p>32 ounces of lemonade; we use this fresh, homemade recipe</p></li> <li><p>2 cups ice</p></li> <li><p>4, 12-ounce bottles Sam Adams Summertime (or your favorite summer ale)</p></li> </ul> <h2>Instructions</h2><p><a href=https://www.dietsinreview.com/recipes/frozen-lemonade-sam-adams-summertime-slush/>Click Here to see the rest of the instructions</a></p>

  • Kitchen Sink Fried Rice

    <div style="float:right; margin-right: 15px; margin-bottom: 15px; max-height:140px; width:auto;"><img src="https://www.dietsinreview.com/media/recipe_photos/yummy-stir-fry-e1403546527453.jpg" alt="image" style="max-height:140px; width:auto;"></div><h2>Yield:</h2>Serves 4-6<h2>Ingredients</h2><ul> <li>2 Tbsp. oil (choice of vegetable, peanut, coconut, or soybean)</li> <li>1/4 cup rice vinegar</li> <li>1 cup Tamari or soy sauce</li> <li>2 Tbsp. all-natural, organic butter or vegan butter substitute</li> <li>1 onion, diced</li> <li>3 cloves garlic, minced</li> <li>3 eggs, beaten</li> <li>1 small green bell pepper, diced</li> <li>1 bag frozen veggies, like mixed peas, corn, and carrots</li> <li>4 cup cold, cooked brown rice</li> </ul> <p>Optional ingredients include:</p> <ul> <li>1 small red bell pepper, diced</li> <li>1 cup baby bella mushrooms, sliced</li> <li>1 cup carrots, shredded</li> <li>2 cups leftover protein of choice such as baked chicken breast, pork medallions, lentils, or beans</li> <li>4 cups raw greens (spinach, kale, collards, cabbage, etc)</li> <li>Sesame seeds</li> </ul> <h2>Instructions</h2><p><a href=https://www.dietsinreview.com/recipes/kitchen-sink-fried-rice/>Click Here to see the rest of the instructions</a></p>

  • Fresh Strawberry Balsamic Drizzle Milkshakes

    <div style="float:right; margin-right: 15px; margin-bottom: 15px; max-height:140px; width:auto;"><img src="https://www.dietsinreview.com/media/recipe_photos/strawberry balsamic milkshake.jpg" alt="image" style="max-height:140px; width:auto;"></div><h2>Yield:</h2>serves 1<h2>Ingredients</h2><ul> <li>1 cup reduced-fat vanilla ice cream (or choice of vanilla frozen treat)</li> <li>1 cup, or 8 large, strawberries</li> <li>1/4 cup skim milk</li> <li>1 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar</li> <li>1 Tbsp. light brown sugar</li> </ul> <h2>Instructions</h2><p><a href=https://www.dietsinreview.com/recipes/fresh-strawberry-balsamic-drizzle-milkshakes/>Click Here to see the rest of the instructions</a></p>

  • Watermelon Jalapeno Mojitos

    <div style="float:right; margin-right: 15px; margin-bottom: 15px; max-height:140px; width:auto;"><img src="https://www.dietsinreview.com/media/recipe_photos/watermelon mojito jalapeno.jpg" alt="image" style="max-height:140px; width:auto;"></div><h2>Yield:</h2>serves 4<h2>Ingredients</h2><ul> <li>15 mint leaves</li> <li>2 cups watermelon</li> <li>12 oz. white rum</li> <li>1/4 c. simple syrup (we used raw turbinado sugar)</li> <li>1 lime, juiced</li> <li>1 cup club soda</li> <li>1 jalapeño</li> </ul> <h2>Instructions</h2><p><a href=https://www.dietsinreview.com/recipes/watermelon-jalapeno-mojitos/>Click Here to see the rest of the instructions</a></p>

  • Blueberry Muffins Tops

    <div style="float:right; margin-right: 15px; margin-bottom: 15px; max-height:140px; width:auto;"><img src="https://www.dietsinreview.com/media/recipe_photos/sugar topping muffins.jpg" alt="image" style="max-height:140px; width:auto;"></div><h2>Yield:</h2>Serves 6<h2>Ingredients</h2><ul> <li>3/4 cup all-purpose flour</li> <li>3/4 cup whole wheat flour</li> <li>1/2 cup old fashioned oats</li> <li>1 tsp baking soda</li> <li>2 tsp baking powder</li> <li>3 Tbsp honey</li> <li>1 egg</li> <li>1/4 cup natural applesauce</li> <li>2 Tbsp lemon juice</li> <li>zest of 1 lemon</li> <li>1 tsp vanilla extract</li> <li>6 oz. vanilla Greek yogurt</li> <li>1 cup fresh blueberries</li> <li>1 Tbsp. raw turbinado sugar, optional</li> </ul> <h2>Instructions</h2><p><a href=https://www.dietsinreview.com/recipes/blueberry-muffins-tops/>Click Here to see the rest of the instructions</a></p>

  • Blood Orange Mimosa

    <div style="float:right; margin-right: 15px; margin-bottom: 15px; max-height:140px; width:auto;"><img src="https://www.dietsinreview.com/media/recipe_photos/blood-oranges-mimosa.jpg" alt="image" style="max-height:140px; width:auto;"></div><h2>Yield:</h2>Yields 4, 6-ounce servings<h2>Ingredients</h2><ul> <li>2 cups champagne or sparkling white wine</li> <li>1 cup blood orange juice (fresh-squeezed if you can get the whole fruit)</li> <li>4 large basil leaves</li> </ul> <h2>Instructions</h2><p><a href=https://www.dietsinreview.com/recipes/blood-orange-mimosa/>Click Here to see the rest of the instructions</a></p>

  • Bloody Rosemary

    <div style="float:right; margin-right: 15px; margin-bottom: 15px; max-height:140px; width:auto;"><img src="https://www.dietsinreview.com/media/recipe_photos/rosemary-bloody-mary.jpg" alt="image" style="max-height:140px; width:auto;"></div><h2>Yield:</h2>serves 2<h2>Ingredients</h2><ul> <li>1 cup tomato juice (we used V8 low-sodium)</li> <li>1 tbsp. fresh-squeezed lemon juice</li> <li>2 oz. chilled vodka</li> <li>4-6 shakes worcestershire sauce</li> <li>4 shakes hot sauce</li> <li>fresh cracked black pepper</li> <li>pinch Kosher salt</li> <li>2 sprigs rosemary</li> </ul> <h2>Instructions</h2><p><a href=https://www.dietsinreview.com/recipes/bloody-rosemary/>Click Here to see the rest of the instructions</a></p>