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5 Healthy Food Hacks

We aren’t giving up our morning pastries or roasted steak dinners anytime soon, but keeping a healthy balance is important. When you crave lighter options, these 5 healthy hacks are perfect for keeping a balanced diet – from sweet to savory, these are our tried and true favorites!


Try skipping the extra carbs with Zucchini Pasta. It’s great warm or cold!


How about a guilt-free dessert? We love this Ultimate Chocolate Pie from Chocolate Covered Katie! Tofu replaces high-calorie cream cheese, putting this creamy pie at only 143 calories per serving!

Mushroom-Crusted-Flatiron-Steak-with-Cauliflower-Mash-EXD Try this week’s Cauliflower “Mashed Potatoes”. While we are NOT giving up real mashed potatoes, we are loving this lighter option! eggplant-lasana Another way to lighten up a pasta recipe is with eggplant. Eggplant Lasagna has all the deliciousness of regular lasagna, this recipe won’t ruin your carb count for the week. grain_free_chocolate_chip_cookie_dough_bites_2 With a base of protein-rich chickpeas, and no flour or oil, these Chocolate Chip Cookies are unbelievably healthy and totally nomnom-worthy. Pro tip: Make your own chocolate chips from this healthy chocolate recipe!

- Alivia Duran 


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