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Nourish & Delight: Stay Healthy this Month with These Recipes for Vibrant Living

by Ann Ferguson

As the excitement of the New Year settles in, so does the determination to keep those health-focused resolutions. And what better way to stay motivated than with recipes that are as delicious as they are nutritious? These culinary creations are perfect for anyone looking to add a dash of vibrancy and a pinch of health to their daily meals.

Since January is also National Staying Healthy Month, it's the ideal time to explore new flavors and ingredients that keep your wellness journey exciting and on track! Who knows, you might find a new favorite dish!

Disclaimer: Dependable Maytag Home Appliance Center does not receive any affiliate compensation for these recipes. We just think they sound really tasty and want to share with you!


Healthy Munchies

Collage of healthy appetizers from stuffed peppers to kimbap

Get your meal rolling with some healthy appetizers! These recipes combine great taste with good-for-you ingredients, perfect for a light yet satisfying start to any meal or just as a snack!

  • Grilled Stuffed Poblano Peppers: For a healthy holiday twist, these grilled poblano peppers are brimming with nutritious corn and protein-rich black-eyed peas, all topped with a sprinkle of melted cheese. It’s a guilt-free indulgence everyone will love!
  • Philly Cheesesteak Lettuce Wraps: Transform the classic Philly cheesesteak into a guilt-free delight with these low-carb lettuce wraps, featuring thinly sliced steak and sautéed veggies, all topped with melted provolone.
  • Easy Crab Cakes: Enjoy a lighter but scrumptious treat with these easy crab cakes, blending flaky crab meat and fresh spices, pan-fried to golden perfection for a healthy, flavorful delight.
  • Kimbap: A Korean specialty, kimbap brings a burst of freshness to the table, with seaweed wrapping around a vibrant mix of spicy tuna, eggs, and crunchy vegetables, offering a nutritious and flavorful snack!

Bowlful O' Goodness

Collage of healthy soups and salads

Whether you're in the mood for a warming bowl of soup or a crisp, refreshing salad, these recipes have you covered! Filled with nutrition and irresistible flavors, you’ll love trying these dishes for lunch or a light dinner!

  • Green Chile-Chicken Soup: Savor the warmth of this hearty green chile-chicken soup, brimming with lean chicken and zesty green chiles, a nourishing blend that's comforting and refreshing.
  • Pesto Corn Salad with Shrimp: Enjoy a burst of freshness with this pesto corn salad, where juicy shrimp and sweet corn meet a zesty pesto, creating a light yet satisfying dish.
  • Lemon Chicken Orzo Soup: Brighten your day with this lemon chicken orzo soup, infused with zesty flavors that will uplift your spirits — and it takes less than an hour to make!
  • Chicken Tortellini Salad: Upgrade your salad game with these tasty chicken tortellini! The succulent poultry meets cheesy pasta for a refreshing ensemble perfect for any occasion!

Fuel Your Body, Feed Your Soul

Collection of healthy main dishes like keto mac & cheese, turkey burgers, lo mein, and burrito bowls

The amazing apps and side dishes are just the beginning — these healthy main dishes really steal the show!

  • Burrito Bowls: Savor a nutritious feast with these vibrant burrito bowls, combining charred corn, pico de gallo, cilantro-lime rice, and flavorful toppings for a refreshing and protein-rich dish!
  • Keto Beef Stew: Winter nights have nothing on this deliciously low-carb keto beef stew! It might not be as thick, but it’s still a comfort food that’ll fill you up and keep you warm!
  • Egg Roll Bowls: You’ve heard of burrito bowls, but have you heard of egg roll bowls? Now you have! These flavor-packed bowls are filling yet totally customizable!
  • Keto Mac & Cheese: Don’t let the lack of pasta fool you; this keto mac & cheese is the real deal! By swapping in cauliflower, you can have all the flavor of your favorite comfort food minus the guild!
  • Grilled Garden Veggie Pizza: Pizza with only vegetables? Sign us up! This grilled garden veggie pizza is the perfect crispy treat to bite into. It is packed with nutrients and that tasty grilled flavor!
  • Walnut Broccoli Stir-Fry: Step aside beef & broccoli stir fry; there’s a new tasty dish in town, and walnuts are leading the way! This walnut broccoli stir-fry has all the deliciousness of stir-fry but with fatty richness and textured walnuts instead of meat!
  • Beef & Spinach Lo Mein: If you’re a traditionalist who loves an excellent meaty stir-fry, look no further than this beef & spinach lo mein! And the best part is it only takes 30 minutes to make!
  • Best-Ever Turkey Burger: You might not think of burgers as healthy, but that’s because you haven’t tasted these turkey burgers! They’re light and flavorful and can go with any toppings you like!

Guilt-Free Desserts!

Three-panel collage of desserts like baked peaches, peanut butter cups, and no-bake cookies

Just because you’re staying healthy this month doesn’t mean you have to go without any treats! And by goodies, we mean delectable desserts you can sink your taste buds into!

  • Baked Peaches: A little bit of fruit makes a great dessert, especially if baked, and these baked peaches are no exception! With double the natural sweetness and a helping of homemade ice cream, you won’t stop smiling!
  • Mini Apple Pies: Who can help the allure of apple pie, especially in miniature? In any case, these bite-size desserts are sure to be a total crowd-pleaser!
  • No-Churn Strawberry Shortcake Vegan Ice Cream: For ice cream that’s extra guilt-free and incredibly tasty, this strawberry shortcake ice cream takes the cake! And since it’s churn-free, you don’t need a special ice cream maker!
  • No-Bake Chocolate Oatmeal Cookies: Satisfy your cookie craving with these no-bake chocolate oatmeal cookies! The mixture of oats and chocolate creates a dessert you just can’t resist!
  • Keto Peanut Butter Cup Fat Bombs: Don’t let the name fool you; these keto peanut butter cup fat bombs are plenty healthy and the perfect to-go snack for that hankering for chocolate and peanut butter!

Eat Healthy, Live Healthy

As you can see, eating healthier doesn’t have to be a trip down flavorless lane — these recipes will blow away your taste buds! And since cooking requires many steps, you need handy kitchen appliances to help you finish the job! So, if your cooking appliances and refrigerator are on their last leg, it’s the perfect time to find an upgrade at Dependable Maytag Home Appliance Center!

And if you have any questions, please give us a call or stop by! Our experts will help you find what you need!