17 Healthy New Year Coconut Recipes to Kickstart 2017

17 Healthy New Year Coconut Recipes to Kickstart 2017

It’s the time of the year again when New Year’s resolutions abound. Then again, these resolutions are all the same – everybody wants to live their lives right. While some spend so much time working out in the gym, others decide to eat healthy, which isn’t actually bad.

To help you start 2017 right, we at Coco Treasure put together a compilation of healthy New Year recipes that are truly delicious and are even pocket-friendly. Here you go!


1. Carrot Cake Granola with Coconut Nectar | Coco Treasure

If you are a fan of carrots, but you’re stopping yourself from eating it for breakfast, then this Carrot Cake Granola with Coconut Nectar by Coco Treasure is a God-sent. Serve it as you please – top it with ice cream or yogurt!

Carrot Cake Granola-with Coconut Nectar

2. Baked Honey Garlic Chicken | JoCooks

This Baked Honey Garlic Chicken is sweet, spicy, garlick-y, and oh so good! These tiny chicken slices are baked to perfection and makes a perfect pair with rice. Since the ingredients are all healthy, this dish is guilt-free.

Baked Honey Garlic Chicken

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3. Crispy Hash Brown Cups | The Chic Site

To start 2017 right, The Chic Site has the perfect New Year recipe – Crispy Hash Brown Cups. Made with shredded hash browns, eggs, avocados, cheese, sausage, and salsa cilantro, this dish is best served for breakfast.

Crispy Hash Brown Cups

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4. Healthy Chicken Piccata | Stack

This Healthy Chicken Piccata is not just easy to make. It is also packed with vitamins, protein, and healthy fats. This is all because of the garlic, paprika, and lemon included in the recipe. Overall, the taste of this dish is so satisfying.

Healthy Chicken Piccata

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5. Roasted Carrot and Butternut Squash Salad with Mixed Greens, Extra Sharp Cheddar, and Pine Nuts | For the Love of Cooking

The usual salad with leafy greens can be a bit boring. So take it to a whole new level with this Roasted Carrot and Butternut Squash Salad with Mixed Greens, Extra Sharp Cheddar, and Pine Nuts recipe by For the Love of Cooking.

Roasted Carrot and Butternut Squash Salad

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6. Caramelized Onion Tartlets | Best Health Mag

Using several pieces of bread, you can create healthy tartlets like this recipe from Best Health Mag – Caramelized Onion Tartlets. Just brush them with melted butter while in the muffin tins, before baking them into a crisp. And then, get creative by filling the shells with a mixture of tomatoes and onions.

Caramelized Onion Tartlets

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7. Green Soup | Food52

Chicken soup is the food for the soul. However, this Green Soup recipe from Food52 is the food for the body. Made by extracting the juices of winter greens, as well as onions and potatoes, this recipe is truly healthy as it boosts the immune system.

Green Soup

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8. Golden Needle Mushroom Salad | Omnivore’s Cookbook

Here’s a really good-looking and appetizing salad. Omnivore’s Cookbook did a pretty good job at making their Golden Needle Mushroom Salad recipe. While it looks really appetizing and refreshing, it’s actually sweet and savory. Plus, it is low in calories!

Golden Needle Mushroom Salad

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9. Roasted Butternut Turkey Chili | Vitamin Sunshine

This is going to be your new favorite chili recipe. Vitamin Sunshine’s Roasted Butternut Turkey Chili will definitely please your senses and body as it does not only contain lots of veggies. It also has tons of beans!

Roasted Butternut Turkey Chili

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10. No-Bake Almond Coconut Crispy Rice Bars | Healthy Nibbles and Bits

For your afternoon healthy snack cravings, these No-Bake Almond Coconut Crispy Rice Bars should get you through. Made with only 7 ingredients, this recipe by Healthy Nibbles and Bits is definitely healthier than any commercial rice bars.

No Bake Almond Coconut Crispy Rice Bars

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11. Balsamic and Thyme Roasted Fennel | Healthy Recipe Ecstasy

We all know that fennel is a great ingredient, known for its high fiber content and anti-inflammatory properties. Thanks to Healthy Recipe Ecstasy, we get to taste a perfectly healthy dish made from it – Balsamic and Thyme Roasted Fennel. It’s indeed a great dish to kickstart the New Year!

Balsamic and Thyme Roasted Fennel

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12. Steak Fajita Wraps | Cooking Channel TV

If your goal this year is to achieve a fit bod, but you’re too busy to do office work? Then you can eat these Steak Fajita Wraps on-the-go. Loaded with lean cuts of steak, you can eat this along with fruits for an added boost.

Steak Fajita Wraps

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13. Breakfast Smoothies | WatchFit

If part of your resolution is to eat more veggies and fruits, try this recipe from WatchFit. These breakfast smoothies are full of vitamins and minerals that are essential for the health as they help build muscles and eliminate all those excess body fats.

Breakfast Smoothies

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14. Korean Beef Bulgogi Skewers | BBC Good Food

In Korean cuisine, grilled meat is always a staple. The reason is that the meat provides proteins that are needed by the body without the carbohydrates. Though it is traditionally served with soy sauce, BBC Good Food’s Korean Beef Bulgogi Skewers is rich with flavors already.

Korean Beef Bulgogi Skewers

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15. Quinoa Porridge with Blueberries and Pecans | Closet Cooking

Quinoa is a popular superfood that is cultivated in the lands of South American nations like Columbia and Peru. While it is considered one of the best sources of protein, it is also opted by many because it is high in iron, magnesium, potassium, and fiber. So if you’ve been wanting to stick to quinoa diet, then give a try to this recipe from Closet Cooking.

Quinoa Porridge with Blueberries and Pecans

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16. Mini Spinach & Artichoke Stuffed Potatoes | Cook in Canuck

Here is yet another healthy recipe that makes a great snack – Mini Spinach & Artichoke Stuffed Potatoes. Cook in Canuck made it extra special by making spinach the highlight. Still, it is very healthy because it has vegetables to ward off diabetes and improve calcium absorption.

Mini Spinach Artichoke Stuffed Potatoes

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17. Gluten-Free Coconut Flour Brownies | Coco Treasure

Life will be chocolatier with Coco Treasure’s Gluten-Free Coconut Flour Brownies. Take note though. This is gluten-free. So even if you eat several squares, you don’t have to worry because they have close to zero calories.

Gluten Free Coconut Flour Brownies

How about you? Are you joining the “eat healthy” hype as 2017 starts? Well of course, there’s nothing wrong about that. As long as you practice discipline, then we’re sure you’ll succeed in your goal. And if you have other healthy New Year recipes in mind, please do not hesitate to share them below.

Tammie Burnsed

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Tammie is a freelance and creative writer who usually disparages the term “super food” but makes an exception for coconut oil. Her research for Coco Treasure has turned her into a verified coco-nut, and she’s made peace with that. Tammie lives in sunny California where she enjoys painting, writing and sharing all things beachy with her husband and two dogs.
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