Tired of chicken? Ground bison is a super-lean, high-protein red meat, and Bison Chili is a great way to feed your family and visitors over the holidays. CONTRIBUTED BY KELLIE HYNES
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Keep your New Year’s resolutions with these healthy -- and tasty -- recipes

It’s that time of year, full of promise and vows to improve our fitness and overall health. Want to actually stick to your New Year’s resolutions this year? Here are some healthy recipes that don’t sacrifice flavor to help you stay on track through 2020 and beyond. 

Soups and stews

Ginger-Bok Choy Chicken Soup

Vegetarian Buffalo Chili

Potato-less Leek Soup

Leeky Collard Greens Soup

No-cream Creamy Pumpkin Soup

Bison Chili

Busy summer days call for cool, protein-kissed dinner salads. Minimal cooking required. CONTRIBUTED BY KELLIE HYNES
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Salads

Summer Roll Salad with Sesame Ginger Dressing

Healthy Chicken Panzanella Salad

This scrumptious carbonara recipe fits your diet and your budget. CONTRIBUTED BY JENNIFER CAUSEY
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Pasta and grains

Winter Veggie Carbonara

Creamy Sweet & Savory Millet

Presenting the gravy on the bottom of Baked Chicken-Fried Brussels Sprouts with Dill Gravy allows enjoying the gravy without overdoing it. CONTRIBUTED BY KELLIE HYNES
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Veggies

Baked Chicken-Fried Brussels Sprouts with Dill Gravy

Pickled Vegetables

Oven-Dried Tomatoes

Grilled Eggplant with Chermoula Sauce

Spaghetti Squash Cacio e Pepe

For a guilt-free taco night, top your Slow Cooker Lime Pork Tacos with fresh veggies. CONTRIBUTED BY KELLIE HYNES
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Mains

Cod Sliders

Charoset-stuffed Chicken Breasts

Peach Hot Sauce-glazed Grilled Chicken

Slow Cooker Lime Pork Tacos

Weeknight Garden Ratatouille

One-Skillet Tajin Salmon and Brussels Sprouts

Slow-Roasted Beef Eye of Round

Dress your dishes with this versatile, plant-based take on hollandaise. CONTRIBUTED BY KELLIE HYNES
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Sauces

Healthy Hollandaise

Make-ahead Sweet and Sour Sauce

For a festive dessert that’s less sugary than a pie, try this fruit-filled galette. CONTRIBUTED BY KELLIE HYNES
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Dessert

Rustic Blueberry Galette

Whole Wheat Chocolate Crepes with Honey Greek Yogurt

Chocolate Chickpea and Raisin Clusters

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