Healthy Vegetable Recipes

There are many vegetable recipes available. Some are complicated, full of ingredients, and caloric. They will not be showcased on this site. Other recipes are simple; the vegetable straight from the garden, stir fried, baked, raw, grilled or roasted! Those are the healthy recipes that will be presented.


Roasted Red Peppers

The average person should aim to fill their plates half full of vegetables at most meals. That works out to be about 5 cups, or more per day! That is a whole lot of produce to add to your meal planning.

If they are cooked well, they are a heavenly treat! If they are cooked incorrectly, boiled too long, or steamed to oblivion, they have the ability to cause gagging. Many a poor kid has been made to sit at the table, until their cold mushy veggies were ingested. Fortunately for me, I could fit an entire serving in my mouth, before disappearing to the bathroom to spit them out. No need to fight with your kids on this score! Vegetables should taste like the treats that they were designed to be, and these healthy recipes will help!



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Vegetable Recipes:

Below are some of my favorite vegetable recipes: (links to recipes coming soon!)


Cornbread Dressing Recipe from Healthy Diet Habits

Cornbread Dressing Recipe

This cornbread dressing recipe is my mom's famous Southern recipe. It's simple, delicious, and I have lightened it which makes it a healthier choice!


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Fajita Vegetables

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Foil Roasted Vegetables

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Grilled Vegetables

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Potato Pancakes Recipe by Healthy Diet Habits

Potato Pancakes

Potato Pancakes should not be a rare side dish, but planned leftovers for each time you make mashed potatoes! Serve family style and save half for these yummy treats!



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Roasted Green or Red Peppers

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Roasted Vegetables Recipes by Healthy Diet Habits

Roasted Vegetables

Including more roasted vegetables in your diet is a healthy diet habit. Your aim should be to include at least 5 cups of these treats a day! Roasting them is delicious!


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Simple Cauliflower or Broccoli

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Spaghetti Squash

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Stir fried Green Beans

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Stuffed Acorn Squash

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Vegetable Fried Rice Recipe from Healthy Diet Habits

Vegetable Fried Rice

Fried rice is a loved comfort food but caloric! This recipe substitutes cauliflower as part of the rice and lots of added vegetables to keep calories low! Healthy and Yummy!



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Vegetable Spaghetti Topping

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Cauliflower to Roast


It's a healthy diet habit to increase the amount of vegetables that you consume, especially if you are a volume eater, and like eating from a full plate. If you use simple recipes without caloric additions, vegetables are one of the best calorie buys available, and will help with weight control.

Vegetables are loaded with nutrition and pack a whopping amount of vitamins, minerals, phytonutrients, fiber, and are thought to prevent cancer, and extend your life. They form the backbone of the Mediterranean diet which is one of the healthiest diets in the world! They fill you up, but will not fill you out! What's not to love!

If you have any simple vegetable recipes that your kids love, please send them in for others to enjoy!


Healthy Vegetable Recipes


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