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By Maddie Augustin
For an added Italian touch, top your finished meal with shredded Parmesan.
shrimp and veggies grilled in a foil pack
By Maddie Augustin
This nifty take on the classic shrimp boil combines shrimp, sausage, veggies, and seasonings in a foil packet cooked on the grill.
Greek Chicken Lavash Wrap
By Chef Ryan Dodge
Filled with Mediterranean ingredients and rolled in flatbread-style lavash, try making this popular LifeCafe bistro recipe yourself at home.
a cast iron skillet with ratatouille
By Maddie Augustin
This classic dish is packed with veggies, including Sicilian eggplant, summer squash, bell peppers, and yellow onions.
a plate of spring salad with herb dressing
By Maddie Augustin
Customize this zippy dressing with any combination of fresh, tender herbs like cilantro, dill, mint, or the fronds from your fennel bulb.
Chicken taco lettuce wraps
By Life Time Editorial Team
Substituting crispy lettuce leaves for taco shells is a great way to increase your veggie intake. Plus, it allows the taste of the fresh, flavorful ingredients to shine through.
creamy polenta bowl
By Maddie Augustin
When the seasons change, trade the spring veggies in this polenta bowl for blistered tomatoes, summer squash, and yellow onions.
a plate with a veggie omelet
By Maddie Augustin
When spring turns to summer, swap the asparagus, mushrooms, shallots, and spinach for corn, zucchini, and cherry tomatoes.
A jar of roasted tomato salsa surrounded by the produce used to make it
By Cary Neff
A mix of vegetables, herbs, and spices make this classic tomato salsa recipe endlessly customizable.
Bacon-wrapped chicken with broccoli slaw and honey mustard
By The Life Time Training Team
Think of this as a grownup version of your favorite chicken strip basket — but with bacon.
lemon raspberry muffins with a glass measuring cup filled with frosty raspberries
By Robin Asbell
These muffins use frozen raspberries and replace traditional wheat flour with a combo of chickpea flour and almond flour.
Coach Paul’s Never-Fail Omelet
By Paul Kriegler, RD, CPT
Perfect for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, this hunger-busting omelet features ingredients you likely already have on hand.
Coach Katie’s Berry-Vanilla Blend-and-Go Shake
By Katie Knafla, RD, LD
With some pantry staples and a handful of spinach, this satisfying shake comes together in minutes.
bowl of balsamic glazed Brussels sprouts
By Robin Asbell
Use a little sugar in this recipe to help the frozen Brussels sprouts brown in the oven.
5-ingredient pulled chicken
By The Life Time Training Team
Pair this chicken and bacon with your favorite veggies for an easy meal, or use as a versatile add-in to any recipe that calls for chicken. 
vegetable stir fry
By Robin Asbell
Frozen veggies and frozen cauliflower rice help this stir fry come together in minutes.
two glasses filled with St. Paddy's Shake
By The Life Time Training Team
Try this healthy, minty green shake instead of the sugar-filled, fast-food favorite.
shrimp and spinach curry
By Robin Asbell
Frozen shrimp and frozen spinach help this Indian-inspired stew come together quickly.
nut butter blondies
By The Life Time Training Team
A sweet treat that tastes good and uses real, whole ingredients can be hard to find. These bars check all the boxes.
Spinach lasagna
By Robin Asbell
Chickpea flour, nondairy milk, and nutritional yeast bring a creamy "cheesy" element to this vegan lasagna.
buffalo meatballs with sauce
By The Life Time Training Team
The perfect sports-season appetizer.
crock pot sweet potato nachos
By The Life Time Training Team
Substitute sweet potatoes for chips to up the nutrient value of this shareable dish.
blue corn chips with a bowl of guacamole
By The Life Time Training Team
Classic guac is always a winner, but if you'd like to experiment, try mix-ins and toppings such as jalapeño, serrano peppers, charred corn, or toasted pepitas.
D.Tox cookies and cream shake
By The Life Time Training Team
Enjoy the dessert-worthy taste of this healthier, D.TOX-approved shake.
Black bean enchiladas
By Robin Asbell
These vegan enchiladas are loaded with veggies and beans and topped with cumin-chili-powder sauce that's thickened with chickpea flour.
Lentil and mushroom shepherd's pie
By Robin Asbell
You won't miss the meat in this vegan shepherd's pie, which is packed with lentils, parsnips, carrots, and mushrooms.
A close-up of a bowl of cashews
By Betsy Nelson
Roasting nuts brings out their rich flavor. Here are a few spice variations to try.
a cast iron skillet with eggs, sliced avocados, kale, meat and sweet potatoes
By The Life Time Training Team
This recipe provides whole-food protein along with healthy fats and complex carbs — a perfect way to keep you satisfied and energized until your next meal.
Mac and cheese
By Robin Asbell
This creamy — and vegan — macaroni and cheese gets a tangy kick from nutritional yeast, Dijon mustard, and lemon juice.
Vegan chocolate cheesecakes
By Robin Asbell
This vegan cheesecake has a walnut and coconut-oil crust and a tofu and coconut-cream filling.
Mini faux cheesecakes
By The Life Time Training Team
Dairy-free, gluten-free, and vegan in a convenient single-serve portion size — with no baking required.
Candy cane shake
By Anika Christ, RD, CPT
Start your day with this festive shake version of the favorite holiday treat.
A bowl of Harvest Hummus with raw, sliced veggies on the side.
By The Life Time Foundation Team
Try this seasonal dip that’s enjoyed by one of the school districts the Life Time Foundation has partnered with to improve kids’ meals.
A bowl of turkey wild rice soup.
By The Life Time Foundation Team
Want a delicious way to use up Thanksgiving leftovers? Try this hearty, aromatic soup that incorporates all the flavors of the season.
A dish of socca chips and guacamole
By Robin Asbell
Make your own chickpea-flour "tortilla chips" to dip in guacamole.
A bowl of caramelized onion dip
By Robin Asbell
Instead of sour cream, this dip uses equal parts goat cheese and full-fat Greek yogurt.
mock margaritas
By Robin Asbell
Fresh-squeezed lime juice and orange juice is combined with limeflavored sparkling water and a touch of maple syrup — rum or tequila, optional!
Pumpkin muffins inside a muffin tin.
By The Life Time Training Team
Try this healthy twist on a classic fall treat.
buffalo chicken meatballs
By Robin Asbell
Instead of messy chicken wings, serve these Buffalo chicken meatballs directly from the skillet with toothpicks alongside.
A side-by-side image of the cover of Jacques Pepin's new cookbook and a mussels dish
By Jacques Pépin
This quick-and-easy mussels dish is from celebrated chef Jacques Pépin's new cookbook.
Sweet potato fires with chimichurri
By Robin Asbell
Coat the potatoes in cornstarch or arrowroot powder before baking for extra-crispy fries.
A plate of fresh fava beans with mint and scallions.
By Dan Buettner
Fava beans are central to the Sardinian diet — one of the world's five Blue Zone regions. Try this simple dish from "The Blue Zones Kitchen" for protein, fiber, and deliciousness. It also tastes great with chickpeas for a tasty variation. 
A jar of nut butter
By Kaelyn Riley
Toasting the nuts or seeds before blending gives them a richer, fuller flavor.
A bowl of cinnamon apple chips with a few apple chips and cinnamon sticks on a counter next to the bowl.
By The Life Time Training Team
Enjoy the fall flavors of this delicious, healthy snack. Two large apples and a sprinkle of cinnamon are all you need.
A plate of harvest hash.
By The Life Time Training Team
This simple, delicious dish features all your favorite fall flavors and comes together quickly in just 25 minutes.
Almond milk and almonds
By Kaelyn Riley
Mix-ins like matcha powder, Medjool dates, and cocoa powder can give your nut milk a flavor boost.
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