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The Blog Recipes I Make All The Time

I share a lot of recipes on Running in a Skirt but these are the healthy blog recipes I make all the time!

Easy Healthy Blog Recipes to make today / Running in a Skirt

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Having a blog that features a lot of recipes means I cook a lot.  It also means that I don’t cook the same thing very often because I’m constantly trying to create new content for the site.  Despite the fact that the blog basically requires me to constantly cook new stuff, there are still a core set of recipes I fall back on when I’m just cooking to cook instead of cooking for the blog.  Most of those core recipes have shown up on my site over the course of five years.  I thought it would be fun to showcase my go-to recipes!

These healthy blog recipes are the ones that I know by heart and frequently show up on my dinner table.

You might notice that these recipes are mainly vegetarian (there are a few pescatarian recipes at the bottom,) but they are still meat eater friendly. When I’m cooking dinner I have to consider my husband’s tastes as well. While he doesn’t mind eating vegetarian at home, he’s not a big fan of eating a big plate of quinoa, tofu or a buddha bowl so I save those recipes for when I’m eating by myself!  Because of that, I feel that these tried and true family favorites would be great recipes for you even if you aren’t a vegetarian. It’s a great place to start for some fast plant based recipes that use more vegetables.

Healthy Blog Recipes

The Easiest Healthy Salad Dressing

This is actually less of a recipe and more of a life hack, but it’s something that I make several times a week.

Simple Healthy Salad Dressing and DIY video / Running in a Skirt


Easy Kale Pasta

This recipe is half healthy food and half good old pasta… and it’s my jam. Make it healthier by using whole wheat pasta or one with quinoa!  This is one of my favorite simple recipes.

Healthy & Easy Kale Pasta recipe / Running in a Skirt


Easy and Vegan Black Beans and Cilantro Lime Rice

Black Beans and Rice was one of the first vegetarian meals I learned to cook. I’ve perfected my recipe over time and make this often.

Vegan Easy Black Beans and Rice recipe - with Cilantro Lime Brown Rice / Running in a Skirt


Vegetarian Enchilada Bake

I’m a big fan of making Mexican food a bit healthier at home. This is one of my favorite recipes you can make it in the crock pot as shown below or use this version which makes it in the oven.  It is super tasty and easy.

Crock Pot Vegetarian Enchilada Casserole recipe / Running in a Skirt


Four Ingredient Roasted Sweet Potatoes

These are little bites of sweet potato perfection!4 Ingredient Simple Roast Sweet Potatoes / Running in a Skirt


Award-Winning Vegetarian Chili

My chili won a chili cook-off against meat competitors and is something I make all the time in the cool season.


Crock-Pot Hearty Vegetable Soup

This is another soup recipe I make frequently.  I love that it uses fresh veggies and canned beans for added protein.  This is a go-to meal in my book!

Easy Crock Pot Vegetable Soup - vegetarian & vegan!

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By | 2017-08-21T20:03:22+00:00 August 22nd, 2017|Food, Recipe Roundup, Recipes|16 Comments


  1. Annmarie August 25, 2017 at 4:27 pm - Reply

    You know those roasted sweet potatoes are calling my name! 😉

  2. Cora August 23, 2017 at 9:12 am - Reply

    Ah this post is amazing!! I need to get back to more cooking, but I’m also lazy and lacking in time, so having you “hand” me these simple ideas is exactly what I need. Thank you!
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    • JulieWunder August 26, 2017 at 8:17 am - Reply

      Yay! That was the idea! Thanks Cora– hope you’ll try some of them.

  3. [email protected] August 22, 2017 at 6:30 pm - Reply

    Your recipes are always amazing, Julie!
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  4. It’s definitely fun to go back and make your favorites over and over. I am so looking forward to the heartier soups and stews of fall
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  5. Emily Swanson August 22, 2017 at 10:20 am - Reply

    You never lack in color in any of your meals, and i love how you make these so they can have meat if someone wants meat.

  6. Blane Sherer August 22, 2017 at 9:51 am - Reply

    That’s a nice collection of ” go to ” recipes.
    Yep. I recognize them .

  7. Maureen @ Maureen Gets Real August 22, 2017 at 7:53 am - Reply

    The tortilla soup looks delicious and so does the black bean burger! Thank you for sharing 🙂

    • JulieWunder August 26, 2017 at 8:14 am - Reply

      Thanks Maureen! Two of my favs on the list. The taco soup gets made a lot!

  8. Susie @ Suzlyfe August 22, 2017 at 6:28 am - Reply

    This is inspiring me to get back and dust off a few of our favorites. We haven’t been cooking TONS recently, with our weird schedules, and that needs to change!

    • JulieWunder August 26, 2017 at 8:14 am - Reply

      I feel that way too… with traveling, then breaking my arm and then Rhett I’m so off my game. Finding my way back this week.

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