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31 Seasonal 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.

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Happy new year! What a year it has been. I’m feeling super grateful and incredibly excited about what 2022 will bring.

What better way to kick it off than with 31 healthy winter 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.

collage of recipes to cook in January

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:

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

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Immune Boosting Wellness Smoothie

Mushroom Spinach Bacon Egg Cups (low carb!)

Paleo Cranberry Orange Bread

Healthy Sweet Potato, Black Bean & Avocado Breakfast Burritos

Fluffy Yogurt Pancakes (high protein, gluten free)

Peanut Butter Banana Baked Oatmeal Cups

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

classic minestrone soup in a bowl with garlic bread

Meal Prep Lunches

The Best Minestrone Soup

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

Vegan Curried Broccoli Chickpea Salad

Vegan Coconut Tomato Lentil Soup

The Best Chicken Soup You’ll Ever Eat

Italian Chopped Brussels Sprouts Salad

Vibrant Curry Cashew Chickpea Quinoa Salad

three spinach stuffed chicken breasts in a skillet with a spoon

Delicious Dinners

Goat Cheese & Spinach Stuffed Chicken Breast with Caramelized Onions + Mushrooms

The Best Healthy Turkey Chili

Healthy Orange Chicken Stir Fry with Coconut Cauliflower Rice

Mama’s Chickpeas in Sofrito with Arroz con Gandules

One Pan Thai Coconut Yellow Curry Chicken & Rice

Healthy Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala

Actually, the Best Vegetarian Chili Ever

Mom’s Slow Cooker Beef Stew

The Best Healthy Turkey Lasagna You’ll Ever Eat

Sheet Pan Kickin’ Curry Honey Mustard Chicken & Veggies

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

Snacks & Treats

My Absolute Favorite Healthier Hot Chocolate

Healthy Peanut Butter Rice Krispie Treats

Chickpea Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies (vegan-friendly!)

No Bake Chewy Peanut Butter Granola Bars

Birthday Cake Cookie Dough Energy Bites

Vegan No Bake Chocolate Peanut Butter Oatmeal Bars

No Bake Omega 3 Mint Brownie Energy Bites

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!

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