These Feel-Good Recipes Are All You Need This Year

These are guilt-free with recipes!

We know the commitment to eat better every year can be hard to sustain. Temptation is always in the way! Fried chicken, burgers, and even plain white rice can easily ruin your resolution to eat healthy

These recipes will come in handy! Each recipe has a healthy element that will make it not only better for you, but you also won't have to feel guilty about enjoying it, too: 

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1 Banana Pancakes Recipe 


If you love breakfast, then you may be missing this classic plate of fluffy goodness. Take heed: these are gluten-free so it doesn't have flour, and it's even dairy-free so even lactose intolerants can enjoy a stack of these, too. 

This is a flourless, gluten, and dairy-free pancake recipe that's easy to whip up in the morning.

Photo by Patrick Martires

2 Hummus Toast Recipe 

Hummus isn't just for dipping. It's a powerfully delicious and hearty ingredient that you can add to stews, sauces, and even as a meatless spread. Slather the chickpea spread on your favorite type of bread and top with your desired sauteed veggies to make it your own. 


This is a perfect party appetizer!

3 Low-Fat Mushroom Gravy

There's no need to sacrifice your favorite fried food if there's a gravy this good for you to serve with it. 

Pair this healthy version of gravy with baked chicken.

Try out this revamped recipe for the classic pesto sauce!

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4 Beef Tenderloin Salpicao Recipe 


The tenderloin is the most tender cut of beef. It's also the lowest in fat, so take heart that you can still have beef without sacrificing your love for it.  

This beef salpicao is super tender.

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5 Grilled Chicken with Sinimak Recipe

Grilled chicken is one of the best ways to have chicken without adding or using fat to cook it. Amp up the flavors of the marinade or the sauce that's served with it, and you've got a super flavorful and hearty meal. 


Chicken quarters are excellent for grills and roasts. In this dish, we marinated leg quarters to achieve a flavor similar to chicken inasal. Try this simplified version!

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6 Low-Carb Crispy Dory Recipe

Fish will always be a favorite among those seeking to stick to a diet but thankfully, there are delicious and even extra crispy recipes like this one that will help you enjoy your meal – even if there's no rice. 

This all-in-one meal has it covered from protein to veggies. If you can, skip the rice.

Photo by Patrick Martires

7 Gluten-Free Chocolate Cookies Recipe


Who said you can't have healthy cookies? These nuggets of chocolate don't contain the traditional white wheat flour usually used to make cookies so you can rest easy eating one – or two! – with almond milk will keep you on track.   

Go the healthier route with these cookies!

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8 Flourless Brownies Recipe

Going flourless is easier than ever! These brownies are delicious, full of chocolate flavor, but none of the wheat flour. Plus, you'll never know it uses beans instead of flour to make each square hearty. These are that good! 


These moist and chocolate-y brownies don't use flour!

Need more inspiration to make it through the year with healthier, feel-good recipes? Take a cue from these articles and this helpful infographic to help you cook a meal that's in line with your feel-good goals: 

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