My Favorite Healthy Recipes

Looking to lighten things up? I’ve got you covered! Here are some of my absolute favorite healthy recipes, from appetizers to mains to sauces and everything in between.

Lemon Garlic Hummus

Homemade hummus. Need I say more? It’s the perfect snack! Get the recipe here.

Lemon Garlic Hummus | The Rose Table


This is the perfect complement to any dinner, particularly grilled meats and simple roasted fish dishes. Get the recipe here.

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Rosemary Grilled Salmon

Hands-down one of my favorite recipes on The Rose Table. Nearly everyone who’s had dinner at my house has had this at some point! Get the recipe here.

Grilled Salmon with Lemon and Rosemary | The Rose Table

Orange Whole Grilled Chicken

Perfect for citrus season! Get the recipe here.

Orange Whole Grilled Chicken

Homemade Guacamole

Okay, okay, I usually eat this with tortilla chips BUT it’s also delicious to have on hand for grilled chicken or shrimp rice bowls or in a wrap. Yum! Get the recipe here.

Homemade Easy Guacamole Recipe

Poached Shrimp

Such an easy way to cook shrimp! Get the recipe here.

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Remove after five minutes

Spinach and Blackberry Salad

With plums, blackberries, pumpkin seeds, and more, this spinach salad is bursting with nutrients. Get the recipe here.

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Cucumber Tomato Dill Salad

An easy side dish or lunch. Get the recipe here.

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Frying Pan Chicken

This is an easy, light way to cook chicken thighs. For a while there, I was making this every week! Get the recipe here.

Frying Pan Chicken


This summer soup is practically a bowl of health. I topped this with bacon but obviously you can skip that step for a lighter dish! Get the recipe here.

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Chilled Cucumber Soup

What can I say. I love chilled soups! I make this at least four times every summer because it’s so good for you. I feel amazing after eating it! Get the recipe here.

Chilled Cucumber Soup | The Rose Table

Mediterranean Crockpot Chicken

Throw everything in a slow cooker and forget about it! Get the recipe here.

Mediterranean Crockpot Chicken

Simple Brussels Sprouts Salad

A delicious, simple side! Get the recipe here.

Simple Brussels Sprouts Salad

Asian Cucumber Salad

One of my go-to side dishes! Get the recipe here.

Asian Cucumber Salad | The Rose Table

Mexican Zucchini

I’m obsessed with this no-cook zucchini dish. It’s unbelievably tasty, inexpensive, and good for you. Get the recipe here.

Mexican Zucchini with Chili Powder and Lime | The Rose Table

Loaded Greek Hummus

A pretty twist on my lemon garlic hummus. Get the recipe here.

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Dragonfruit Smoothie

This drink is even healthier than it is beautiful! Get the recipe here.

Dragon Fruit Smoothie Recipe

Tropical Strawberry Banana Smoothie

My go-to afternoon smoothie! Get the recipe here.

Tropical Strawberry Banana Smoothie | The Rose Table

Parmesan Kale Chips

I make these for every party and people always seem to think, “Boring!” but then they try one and the next thing you know, they’ve devoured every last kale chip. Get the recipe here.

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Chicken Tortilla Soup

If you leave out the fried tortilla strips, this is one healthy dish! Get the recipe here.

Chicken Tortilla Soup


My favorite sauce! This yogurt-based sauce is perfect with grilled meats or spread in wraps. Get the recipe here.

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Chilled Cantaloupe Soup

Another chilled soup! This comes together in about two minutes with a blender. It’s a must-have recipe if you love cnataloupe! Get the recipe here.

Chilled Cantaloupe Soup

Homemade Pesto

I put this healthy sauce on everything: sandwiches, crostini, chicken, seafood, lamb. It’s the perfect sauce. Get the recipe here.

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Greek Baked Chicken

This one-pot dish is thrifty, hearty, and healthy! Get the recipe here.

Greek Baked Chicken

French Baked Chicken

A French-twist on my Greek Baked Chicken. Get the recipe here.

French Baked Chicken

Mediterranean Baked Cod

An easy, flavorful baked fish dish! Get the recipe here.

Mediterranean Baked Cod


I’m not sure if it gets healthier than ratatouille! This is literally a pot of vegetables, herbs, and garlic that creates its own super liquid. It’s magical and I always make it when I want to lighten things up! Get the recipe here.

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Mango Salsa

A little tropical flourish to add to fish tacos or grilled chicken! Mango is one of the healthiest fruits out there, with about ten times the vitamin C as an orange. Get the recipe here.

Fish Tacos with Mango Salsa

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Happy cooking,

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2 Comments Add yours

  1. Happy New Year 🎆

    1. Katie-Rose Watson says:

      Happy new year! 💫

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