Focusing on nutrition in the New Year doesn’t have to mean following strict rules that bring more stress into your life! All foods provide your body with nutrients, some foods, like fruits, vegetables, and whole grains contain more nutrients than others. If you're looking to make nutrition a priority in the new year, start small by adding more nutrients to some of your favorite meals and snacks. Check out some of our favorite “nutrition by addition” meals and snacks below!

Collard Greens Salad

A No-cook Collard Green Salad

Prep: 15 mins, Total: 15 mins


8-10 Collard Green Leaves, chopped with stems removed
1 Yellow Bell Pepper, diced
1/2 Cup Red Onion, diced
1/4 Cup Green Onion, sliced
1/2 Cup Grape Tomatoes, halved
1/4 Cup Feta Cheese Crumbles

For Dressing:
1/2 Cup Rice Vinegar
2 Tbsp White Wine Vinegar
3 Tbsp Olive Oil
1 Tsp Garlic Salt
1 Tbsp Sugar
1/4 Tsp Pepper
1/2 Tbsp Herbs de Provence


1. De-stem the collard green leaves. Roll remaining leaf, and chop.

2. For the dressing, add rice vinegar, white wine vinegar, olive oil, garlic salt, sugar, pepper, and herbs de provence to a medium bowl. Mix well.

3. In a large bowl, add collard greens, yellow bell pepper, red onion, green onion, grape tomatoes, and feta cheese. Top with dressing. Toss to combine. The vinegar dressing softens the collard greens, so make sure to coat well!

4. Refrigerate salad for a minimum of an hour before serving.

5. Enjoy!

Quick and Easy Bruschetta

Looking for an absolutely delicious Caprese Bruschetta Recipe

Prep: 15 Mins

5 Tomatoes, diced
1/3 Cup Basil, cut into thin ribbons
4 Cloves Garlic, minced
2 Tbsp Olive Oil
1 Tbsp Balsamic Vinegar
1 Tsp Garlic Salt
1/4 Tsp Pepper
1 Baguette, sliced
Balsamic Glaze, (optional)
Shredded Parmesan, (optional)

1. Preheat the oven to 400°F.

2. Slice baguette, and add slices to baking sheet. Brush each slice with olive oil, and bake for 8 mins.

3. Combine tomatoes, basil, garlic, olive oil, balsamic vinegar, garlic salt and pepper in a large bowl. Mix well.

4. Top each bread slice with bruschetta mixture, a drizzle of balsamic glaze (optional), and a sprinkling of shredded parmesan cheese (optional).

5. Enjoy!

Honeydew and blueberry parfaits

Honeydew and Blueberry Parfait

Prep: 10 Mins, Makes 4 Parfait Cups

1.5 Cups Nonfat Vanilla Yogurt
1 Cup Blueberries
1/2 Honeydew, melon balled
1 Cup Granola
Honey, to taste

1. Melon ball half of a honeydew.

2. Add a heaping 1/3 cup yogurt to the bottom of each glass.

3. Top with an even layer of Granola.

4. Line glass with blueberries, making a ring.

5. Add honeydew melon balls.

6. Drizzle honey to taste.

7. Enjoy!

Fresh Corn Salsa

Easy Mexican Street Corn for Cinco De Mayo


Cook: 10 mins Prep: 10 Mins

2 15oz Cans of Corn $1.28
2 Tbsp Butter 25¢
1 Jalapeno, Minced 46¢
3 Tbsp Mayonnaise 14¢
3 Tbsp Cilantro, Chopped 88¢
1 Lime, Juiced 38¢
2 Cloves Garlic, Minced 67¢
1/4 Tsp Chili Powder 10¢
1/4 Tsp Paprika 10¢
1/4 Tsp Cumin 12¢
2 Tbsp Cotija Cheese 35¢
1 1oz Bag of Flamin Hot Fries or Cheetos, Crushed (optional) 59¢

1. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat.
2. Add corn, jalapeno, and garlic, and cook for 10 mins, stirring occasionally.
3. Turn heat to low, and add lime juice, cilantro, mayo, chili powder, paprika, cumin, and cotija. Mix well.
4. Remove from heat, and garnish with crushed Flamin Hot Cheetos, extra cotija, and more cilantro.
5. Enjoy!


Salmon BLT Salad with Chive Ranch Dressing


  1. 1/4 cup plain unsweetened almond milk
  2. 1/2 cup paleo mayo
  3. 1 Tbsps lemon juice
  4. 1 tsp fresh minced dill or 1/4 tsp dried
  5. 1 garlic clove minced
  6. 2 Tbsp chopped chives
  7. Sea Salt & black pepper to taste


  1. 1 lb individual salmon fillets skin on or off (3-4 fillets)
  2. 3/4 tsp garlic powder
  3. 3/4 tsp onion powder
  4. 3/4 tsp smoked paprika
  5. 3/4 tsp sea salt
  6. 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  7. 1 Tbsp bacon fat avocado oil, or ghee


  1. 6 cups mixed greens of choice roughly chopped
  2. 1 cup cherry tomatoes halved
  3. 6 Slices bacon cooked until crisp and crumbled or chopped
  4. 1 medium avocado thinly sliced
  5. 1 small red onion thinly sliced