Healthy Recipes

Loads of easy, healthy recipes to help you get back on track after a trip’s worth (or just a weekend's worth) of indulgences.
Roasted Squash and Pepita Pesto Dip | http://saltandwind.com

Roasted Squash and Pepita Pesto Dip

I can't really imagine a time before this Roasted Squash and Pepita Pesto Dip was in my life. Okay, that sounds dramatic, but I'm really happy it's in my life. And, since it's friendly to almost any diet, it's a great recipe to make when you've got a lot of guests with dietary restrictions.

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Acorn Squash with Apple Walnut Stuffing | http://saltandwind.com

Acorn Squash with Apple Walnut Stuffing

Once upon a time, Thanksgiving was all Mom’s Green Jell-o, Classic Green Bean casserole, and Midwest mashed potatoes. These days it's been joined by some more modern friends — vegetarian and vegan sides and with an emphasis on fresh and healthy. Having something filling other than mashers and turkey is key — which is why we came up with this Farro-Stuffed Roasted Acorn Squash. 

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Shaved Brussels Slaw with Dates and Pepitas | http://saltandwind.com

Shaved Brussels Slaw with Dates and Pepitas

We're all for roasting, hashing, or sautéing a Brussels sprout or two but, in our book, slaws take the cake. During the Fall and Winter, the Californian in us misses the freshness of summer salads and this Shaved Brussels Slaw with Dates and Pepitas fills that void.

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Chipotle and Toasted Walnut Wheat Berry Salad | http://saltandwind.com

Chipotle and Toasted Walnut Wheat Berry Salad

Wheatberry is super incognito -- those in-the-know have been cooking with it forever, putting it in soups, salads, and using it instead of rice in risotto. But, for the rest of us? It just seems like brown rice's more refined big brother. One of our favorite ways to give people a taste of wheatberries without too much commitment is this Chipotle and Toasted Walnut Wheat Berry Salad.

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Squash, Arugula, Pomegranate Salad with Tahini Dressing | http://saltandwind.com

Squash, Arugula, Pomegranate Salad with Tahini Dressing

With each passing year, we gets a bit healthier with our holiday menus. This salad is super colorful and pretty much all make ahead and also vegan and gluten free so it'll satisfy pretty much any eater. 

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Mexican Shredded Chicken Tinga Burrito Bowl | http://saltandwind.com

Mexican Shredded Chicken Tinga Burrito Bowl

This healthy recipe for a gluten-free burrito bowl uses a quick take on chicken tinga then layers it with black beans, sweet potatoes, avocado, and fresh vegetables. 

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Split Pea Veggie Wrap with Cilantro-Mint Chutney | http://saltandwind.com

Split Pea Veggie Wrap with Cilantro-Mint Chutney

I've got a confession: I eat any and everything when I'm out on the road. But when I get home? At home I eat super vegetarian. As in lots of salads, dips, and veggies upon veggies. Truth is, it's the only way I can get back on track after being on the road. And right this second I've got a crush on these Split Pea Veggie Wraps with Cilantro-Mint Chutney. 

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Roasted Butternut Squash Amaranth Spinach Salad with Lemongrass Peanut Dressing | http://saltandwind.com

Roasted Butternut Squash Amaranth Spinach Salad with Lemongrass Peanut Dressing

The Fall salad I'm really into right now is this bright Roasted Butternut Squash salad with tons of fresh Amaranth spinach greens, crisp garlic chips, and a Thai-inspired lemongrass peanut dressing. 

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{Ajvar} Roasted Pepper and Eggplant Spread | http://saltandwind.com

{Ajvar} Roasted Pepper and Eggplant Spread

A healthy recipe for a traditional Ajvar, the dip with tons of roasted peppers, eggplant, and herbs, inspired by Croatia

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Rosemary Melonade | http://saltandwind.com

Rosemary Melonade

We've got major love for lemonade but don't always want all the sugar — which is why this Rosemary Melonade from has been a hit this summer!

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Mexican Corn Panzanella Salad | http://saltandwind.com

Mexican Corn Panzanella Salad

Like a fresher, healthier take on classic corn elote meets panzanella, this recipe is one of our all time favorite summer salads.

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Red Pepper Ricotta Zucchini Lasagna | http://saltandwind.com

Red Pepper Ricotta Zucchini Lasagna

Layers of zucchini, red pepper sauce, and whipped ricotta—this is how we do lasagna when it's too hot to cook.

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