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Restaurant-Worthy Meals Done at Home, Healthier

By Megan Myers, January 7, 2014  |  Meet the Blogger  |  More Posts by Megan Myers

I love to cook, but sometimes the temptation to dine out gets the better of me. Unfortunately, a lot of the food in restaurants is less than ideal when it comes to your health!

With the new year, it’s a great time to refocus your cooking and try recipes that will satisfy your desire to hit the restaurants, but don’t load up on the salt and fat. All the recipes below are approved by our Healthy Eating specialists and they follow the four pillars of healthy eating – they’re made using whole foods, they’re plant-strong™, they only contain healthy fats and they’re nutrient dense. All that and they taste good too! No reservation required.

 Eggplant Bolognese

Eggplant Bolognese

 

Spiced Lamb and Lentils with Cucumber-Tahini Salad

Spiced Lamb and Lentils with Cucumber-Tahini Salad

 

Tandoori-Style Shrimp and Vegetable Kabobs

Tandoori-Style Shrimp and Vegetable Kabobs

 

Pork Stir-Fry with Asparagus, Peppers and Green Onions

Pork Stir-Fry with Asparagus, Peppers and Green Onions

 

White Bean and Almond Burgers

White Bean and Almond Burgers

 

Mushroom, Chard and Caramelized Onion Tacos

Mushroom, Chard and Caramelized Onion Tacos

 

Shrimp and Pineapple over Coconut Rice

Shrimp and Pineapple over Coconut Rice

 

Cajun Grass-Fed Beef Skillet Supper

Cajun Grass-Fed Beef Skillet Supper

 

What restaurant meals do you like to make more healthy at home? Share in the comments!

Hungry for more? Check out our Healthy Eating hub for tips on choosing healthy foods, healthy cooking techniques and much more!

 

 

 

3 Comments

Comments

Jean says ...
Will you have lamb shanks for sale in March or April ? I would love to have some for Easter. Thanks, Jean
01/11/2014 10:02:49 AM CST
Nikki - Community Moderator says ...
@JEAN - The exact options will vary between locations. Check with your local store to see what they will have in stock.
01/13/2014 11:30:00 AM CST
Jan says ...
Could you please do some Paleo recipes for easy breakfast ideas.
01/15/2014 1:18:32 PM CST