Under 30 Minutes Healthy Recipes

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Grilled Cheese with Turkey and Arugula

Everyone loves grilled cheese. This high protein version has less fat and a serving of veggies. Serve with a wedge of apple and you’ve got the four food groups.

Grapefruit Cupcakes with Chai Icing

Grapefruit and buttermilk are both high in nutrition, but create a tender texture in baked goods. When I bake these for friends’ birthdays, no one guesses that they are made with grapefruit. Regardless, they disappear fast!

Irish Drop Cookies

I call these cookies ‘Irish’ because their green hue makes them perfect for St. Patty’s Day. Instead of using food coloring, I mix in anti-oxidant green tea powder that helps make these low-sugar cookies even healthier!

Grapefruit Bellini

This Bellini is rich in vitamin C with the addition of grapefruit juice. Nutmeg adds spicy sweetness to this peach-based drink. Find out more about the health benefits of grapefruit.

Corn Chowder

Corn makes a sweet and satisfying soup. The potatoes help to thicken the broth without adding any fat. Top it off with low-fat cream cheese to give this soup it’s sinful texture that is so rich and thick, they won’t believe it’s not made with heavy cream. Use the flour for a thick heavy soup or skip it if you want a lighter texture.

Quinoa Crusted Chicken Fingers

Chicken fingers are always a hit for kids but grown-ups will love this version with the added nutrition that quinoa provides. I tested these out on my ‘big kid’ (my husband) as well as my friend Chad’s seven year old son, Luke.

Tomato Salad with Goat Cheese and Roasted Pepper

Need your vitamin C? Look no further, between fresh tomatoes and red bell pepper you’re getting a huge helping of vitamin C with a this sweet and savory salad. Fresh goat cheese adds a note of creaminess without too much fat.

Orange Spiced Tea

During cold winter evenings, my granny would gather a knitted blanket onto to her lap and sip her favorite tea. The odor of orange punctutated by the dark musk of cloves would fill our small living room as she siped, slowly turning the pages of her latest travel book. My version of her favorite tea has cinnamon for added spice and flavor.