collage of healthy recipes to make in january

31 Seasonal, Healthy Recipes to Cook in January

31 seasonal, healthy recipes to cook in January! From make-ahead breakfast and lunches to lightened-up desserts, these delicious recipes are the perfect way to meal prep all month long using seasonal ingredients.

Happy new year! What a year it has been.

I’m feeling super grateful for a wonderful year and incredibly excited for what 2020 will bring, especially as we welcome our baby boy! What better way to kick it off than with 31 healthy January recipes? This month I included plenty of vegetarian & plant-based options to really pack in those veggies, plus a focus on protein & nutrients to fuel your health journey wherever it’s taking you.

If you’ve been wondering what to cook in January, get ready for tons of meal prep ideas to make cooking a breeze plus plenty of healthy snacks & treats to enjoy all month long.

What’s in season in January?

I’ve been loving the produce this time of year because you can make such cozy, flavorful recipes with it. This month be sure to stock up on January seasonal produce:

Let me know which ones you try this month, and be sure to share photos in our Facebook Group and on Instagram! Enjoy, xo!

collage of healthy recipes to cook in january

Breakfast

bacon egg cups with avocado cubes on a plate with a fork

Mushroom Spinach Bacon Egg Cups

Paleo Cranberry Orange Bread

Peanut Butter Banana Baked Oatmeal Cups

Healthy Sweet Potato, Black Bean & Avocado Breakfast Burritos

Healthy Banana Oatmeal Pancakes (made right in the blender!)

Homemade Chunky Healthy Granola Recipe (vegan & gluten free!)

Get Your Greens in Smoothie (the best green smoothie!)

Meal Prep Lunches

cashew crunch shredded brussels sprouts salad on a platter with two serving spoons

Cashew Crunch Shredded Brussels Sprouts Salad

Chopped Thai Chickpea Salad with Curry Peanut Dressing

Healthy Chicken Pot Pie Soup (whole 30, dairy free)

Vegan Curried Broccoli Chickpea Salad

Cashew Crunch Shredded Brussels Sprouts Salad

Golden Turmeric Chickpea Chicken Soup

Paleo Coconut Chicken Sweet Potato Noodle Soup

10-Minute Smoked Salmon Pinwheels

Easy, Filling Snacks

protein peanut butter energy bites in a bowl

5-minute Protein Peanut Butter Energy Bites

Peanut Butter Cup Protein Bars

No Bake Omega 3 Mint Brownie Energy Bites

No Bake Chewy Peanut Butter Granola Bars

Delicious, Healthy Dinners

orange chicken stir fry in a skillet pan with a wooden spoon

Healthy Orange Chicken Stir Fry with Coconut Cauliflower Rice

The Best Healthy Turkey Chili

Mama’s Chickpeas in Sofrito with Arroz con Gandules

One Pan Thai Coconut Yellow Curry Chicken & Rice

Sweet Potato Black Bean Enchiladas with Avocado Lime Crema

30 Minute Healthier Turkey Sloppy Joes with Homemade Sauce!

Mom’s Slow Cooker Beef Stew

How to Make the Best Cauliflower Pizza Crust

Lightened-Up Desserts

healthier hot chocolate in a mug with whipped cream an a cinnamon stick

My Absolute Favorite Healthier Hot Chocolate

Healthy Peanut Butter Rice Krispie Treats

Tahini Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites

No Bake Superfood Brownie Energy Bars

Healthy Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies (vegan & gluten free!)

I hope you love these healthy January recipes and get a chance to make them soon! If you make any of these recipes be sure to leave a comment & rating on them so I know how you liked them. Thank you!

orange chicken stir fry in a skillet pan with a wooden spoon

Did you make any of these healthy January recipes?

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