12 Simple, Healthy Meals to Cleanse the Holiday Overload

The holidays may be winding down, but if you’re anything like me, your guilt factor is winding up. Slide on the skinny jeans and feel a leetle bit bloated this morning? It’s not just you! And you don’t have to beat yourself up because of a little holiday overindulgence! No way! All you gotta do is try one of these 12 recipes that are so quick, easy, and healthy, that you’ll start to feel light and bright again in no time at all!

  • Curried Pumpkin Soup 1 of 12
    Whip up a batch of this soup and you'll feel the holiday overload melting right out of your veins!
    Get the recipe for Curried Pumpkin Soup Photo: Julie Van Rosendaal
  • Easy Salmon Dinner 2 of 12
    A few ingredients that are likely already sitting in your pantry come together in this suprisingly simple, refreshingly delicious recipe.
    Get the recipe for Easy Salmon Dinner Photo: Jenny Rosentranch
  • Tuna Lettuce Wraps 3 of 12
    Turn a can of tuna into a bright, light dinner with this splendidly simple recipe!
    Get the recipe for Tuna Salad Lettuce Wraps Photo: Aggie's Kitchen
  • Kale Peanut Bowls 4 of 12
    Try a vegan, Thai twist to your post-holiday meals with this recipe for Peanut Kale Salad. Quick and delish!
    Get the recipe for Peanut Kale Salad Photo: Kathy Patalsky
  • Avocado Toast 5 of 12
    Avocado Toast is about as easy as mealtime gets, not to mention simple enough to make you feel free from that bloaty, post-holiday splurge!
    Get the recipe for Avocado Toast Photo: Brooklyn Supper
  • Miso Noodles 6 of 12
    Miso, or fermented soybeans, offers a beautiful, simple base for this superquick soup.
    Easy Udon Noodle Soup Photo: Shaina Olmanson
  • Zucchini Pasta 7 of 12
    Take zucchini, shred it into a refreshing pasta, and you may wonder why you were so tempted by those holiday indulgences. Because this dinner in outta this world delish!
    Get the recipe from A House in the Hills
  • Creamy Vegan Tomato Soup 8 of 12
    This creamy tomato soup is actually vegan, and gluten-free! You go, mama!
    Get the recipe from Love Veggies and Yoga
  • Sweet Potato Hash 9 of 12
    Sweet Potatoes are turned into a healthy hash in this tasty recipe.
    Get the recipe for Southwestern Sweet Potato Hash
  • Turkey Thai Salad 10 of 12
    Thai Turkey Salad can be tossed together in minutes with your leftover Christmas turkey, and offers a bright, clean flavor. Such a welcome addition after all the uber-decadence of this season!
    Get the recipe from Sweet Lavender Bake Shoppe
  • Green Pea Masala 11 of 12
    Green Pea Masala takes minutes to toss together, and is full of rich, palate-cleansing flavors!
    Get the recipe from Aromatic Cooking
  • Veggie Chili 12 of 12
    Make a giant pot of this healthy, vegetarian chili and you'll be full, warm, and feeling healthy!
    Get the recipe from Nutritionist in the Kitch

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