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Quick and Easy One-Pot Recipes


Cooking dinner sounds less intimidating if you only have one dish to clean up afterwards. That’s why we have gathered 7 delicious, easy one pot meals. No mess, no stress!

Honey Garlic ShrimpHoney Garlic shrimp

Get the recipe from Kevin and Amanda.

Vegetarian Pasta Primavera

Get the recipe from Oh My Veggies.

Sweet Potato Burrito Bowls

Get the recipe from Chelsea’s Messy Apron.

Seven Vegetable Minestrone Soup

Get the recipe from Mama Miss.

Enchilada Pasta

Get the recipe from Taste and Tell.

Summer Seafood Stew

Get the recipe from Feasting at Home.

Teriyaki Chicken and Pineapple Rice

Get the recipe from Carlsbad Cravings.

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Peanut Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies

This healthy chocolate chip cookie recipe uses only honey as a natural sweetner. With a cake-like consistency, these cookies are the perfect combination of peanut butter, oatmeal and chocolate. Remember, accurate measuring of ingredients by volume, leads to superior tasting cookies! Our Precision Pro Digital Kitchen Scale will help with all of your baking needs.



  • 144 grams (1.5 cups) Rolled Oats
  • 93 grams (3/4 cup) Whole Wheat Flour (or flour of your choice)
  • 1 tablespoon Baking Powder
  • 1/3 tablespoon of Salt
  • 128 grams (1/2 cup) Peanut Butter
  • 2 Eggs
  • 1/2 cup Honey (or liquid sweetener of your choice)
  • 1 tablespoon Vanilla
  • 2 heaping tablespoons melted Coconut Oil
  • 174 grams (1 cup) Chocolate Chips


Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Mix dry ingredients together, followed by wet ingredients. Lastly, add the chocolate chips.
Drop by tablespoonfuls on baking sheets lined with parchment paper.
Bake 12 minutes or until edges are golden brown.
Let cool on sheets on wire racks 5 minutes.
Makes about 24 cookies.


15 Easter Brunch Recipes


Easter is just a hop, skip and jump away! To help you celebrate and eat smart, we rounded up some of our favorite festive recipes. Whether you want healthier breakfast treats,  main courses and sides, or dessert, we have you covered. These tasty recipes will impress your family and guests while keeping holiday splurges under control.

Breakfast Sweets

Carrot Cake Oatmeal Bake
Get the recipe from Slim Pickin’s Kitchen.

Easter Egg Breakfast Popsicles
Get the recipe from Eats Amazing.

Clean Eating Blueberry French Toast Casserole
Get the recipe from The Gracious Pantry.

Carrot Cake Donuts
Get the recipe from Inside Bru Crew Life.

Main Courses & Sides

Herb Crusted and Stuffed Leg of Lamb with Mint Gremolata
Get the recipe from Feasting at Home.

Lemon Asparagus with Pistachios
Get the recipe from The Food Charlatan.

Broccoli Garlic Quiche
Get the recipe from Love & Olive Oil.

Red Wine Braised Brisket
Get the recipe from Food Done Light.

Quinoa, Asparagus, Pea and Lemon Salad
Get the recipe from Taming Twins.

Slow Cooker Ham (Paleo and AIP)
Get the recipe from Southern In Law.

Homemade Cheesy Potatoes Au Gratin
Get the recipe from Yummy Healthy Easy.

Asparagus Salad with Shrimp
Get the recipe from Simply Recipes.


Fruity Easter Egg Smoothie
Get the recipe from Amy’s Healthy Baking.

Healthy Vegan Carrot Cake with Cinnamon Cream Cheese Icing

Vegan-Carrot-Cake-Cearas-Kitchen-easter-foodGet the recipe from Ceara’s Kitchen.

No Bake Coconut Butter Easter Bunnies
coconut-butter-easter-bunniesGet the recipe from Sugar-Free Mom.

Vegan Carrot Cake Smoothie
Get the recipe from Southern In Law.

Do you have a favorite Easter recipe to share? Share it with us on Instagram by tagging @EatSmartProducts. Use the hashtag #getleanin2016 to enter our weekly Instagram giveaway!


Slow-Cooker Curried Vegetable Lentil Soup

They say March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb and that seems to be the case in 2016.  With temperatures still chilly in much of the country, it is a perfect weekend to make a simple, comforting soup.  This slow-cooker vegetarian soup is easy to make and tastes great.  Enjoy!


  • 2 cups uncooked lentils
  • 1 can Garbanzo beans/chick peas, drained and rinsed
  • 1 10 oz can petite diced tomatoes
  • 1 green pepper, finely chopped
  • 1 sweet onion, finely chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
  • 4 large carrots, chopped
  • 3 1/2 cups vegetable broth
  • 3 1/2 cups water
  • 2 tbsp chopped fresh basil
  • 1 tbsp curry powder
  • 1 tsp coriander
  • 1/2 tsp red pepper flakes (optional)

For cooking instructions visit Dishing Out Health.

About the Author: Jamie Vespa is a Registered Dietitian and health food blogger with a passion for food, fitness and getting creative in the kitchen. Jamie’s blog, Dishing Out Health, offers nutritious recipes to help prove that eating healthy can taste just as good as it feels.

Heart Healthy Honey Basil Fruit Salad

Here at EatSmart, we’re continuing to celebrate Heart Health Month with another nutritious recipe! This week, we are featuring a Honey Basil Fruit Salad, which blends together 3 healthy fruits with a sweet, quick and easy dressing.

A key ingredient in the salad is strawberries, which are great for maintaining a healthy heart because they are naturally free of sodium, cholesterol, and fat! Strawberries can help control three risk factors of heart disease:  high cholesterol, high blood pressure and high homocysteine levels.

The salad is also loaded with raspberries. Raspberries are an excellent source of dietary fiber and vitamin C, and when combined with an overall a healthy diet, have the potential to lower your risk of heart disease.


Head over to With Salt & Wit for the recipe, which was created by Megan, who is an artist in the kitchen with a serious passion for creating healthier meals without compromising flavor. Enjoy!

Grilled Salmon with Avocado Salsa

Heart diseaseScreen Shot 2016-02-11 at 7.48.26 AM is the leading cause of death among both men and women in the United States. Eating a heart healthy diet can decrease the risk of developing both heart disease and heart attack by helping to lower cholesterol, sugar levels and blood pressure.

Two foods that are extremely beneficial to heart health are salmon and avocado. Salmon is loaded with omega-3 fatty acids which decrease the inflammation that damages blood vessels and leads to heart disease. Avocados are also full of unsaturated fats that, when eaten in moderation, can lower bad cholesterol levels. Thus, this Grilled Salmon with Avocado Salsa recipe by Becky at The Cookie Rookie is a heart-health home run.  Enjoy!



  • 2 lbs salmon, cut into 4 pieces
  • 1 tbs olive oil (I used light extra virgin olive oil)
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp paprika powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp ancho chili powder
  • 1 tsp black pepper

For the Avocado salsa:

  • 1 avocado, sliced
  • 1/2 small red onion, sliced
  • Juice from 2 limes
  • 1-2 tbs finely chopped cilantro (depending on how big of a cilantro lover you are)
  • Salt to taste

Get the cooking instructions from The Cookie Rookie. 

The recipe is courtesy of Becky at The Cookie Rookie.  Becky loves to create delicious and easy recipes anyone can make and everyone will love!

Do-It-Yourself Edible Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas


This Valentine’s Day, skip giving loved ones another tired box of heart shaped chocolates and surprise them with a homemade treat! Your Valentine will be impressed with these delicious, thoughtful gifts and touched that you took the time to make something just for them. Need some inspiration on what to make? Here’s a list of our favorite edible Valentine’s Day gifts.

Chocolate Dipped Heart Shaped Marshmallows


Get the recipe from Smashed Peas and Carrots.

Mango Passion Jam

mango-passion-jam5Get the recipe from Love & Olive Oil.

Raw Chocolate Raspberry Slice

2-raspberry sliceGet the recipe from Frankie’s Feast.

Pomegranate and Coconut Chocolate Bark


Get the recipe from Dessert for Two.

No Bake Red Velvet Protein Barsred-velvet-protein-bars-5

 Get the recipe from The Big Man’s World.

Dipped and Decorated Pretzelspink-dipped-decorated-pretzel-twists

Get the recipe from 5 Minutes from Mom.

Fruit Bouquets


Get the recipe from Salmon at Seven.

Vegan Chocolate

Get the recipe from Chocolate & Carrots.

Five Minute Bailey’s Fudge Sauce


Get the recipe from Cupcakes & Kale Chips.

Strawberry Applesauce


Get the recipe from Lemon Tree Dwelling.

Pistachio Fruit and Yogurt Trail Mix5

Get the recipe from Oh, Sweet Basil.

Dark Chocolate Raspberry Cupcakesdark-chocolate-raspberry-cupcakes_3037

Get the recipe from Amy’s Healthy Baking.

Sweet Potato Crackerssweet-potato-crackers-recipe-easy-healthy-recipe-for-kids

Get the recipe from Merriment Design.

3 Ingredient Homemade Chocolate BarsHomemade-Chocolate-Bars-My-Whole-Food-Life

Get the recipe from My Whole Food Life.

Do you have a favorite DIY Valentine’s Day gift idea you would like to share? Share it with us on Instagram by tagging us, @EatSmartProducts. Use the hashtag #getleanin2016 to enter our weekly Instagram giveaway!

5-Minute Lentil Tomato Salad

Did you know February is Heart Health Month?  Here at EatSmart, we are dedicated to bettering the lives of our customers through encouraging a healthy lifestyle.  We encourage our readers to learn more about living a heart-healthy life by visiting and exploring the American Heart Association website.

To do our part in celebrating Heart Health Month, EatSmart will be sharing heart-healthy recipes throughout the month of February.  This 5-Minute Lentil Tomato Salad, developed by Kaitlin at The Garden Grazer, which is loaded with lentils, a high fiber food known to reduce the risk of Heart disease, is a great way to kick off the month.  Enjoy!


15 oz. can lentils
1 1/2 cups cherry tomatoes
1/4 cup white wine vinegar (or white balsamic vinegar)
1/8 cup chives (optional)
Salt to taste
Other additions: olive oil, basil, parsley, etc.

Click here for preparation instructions from The Garden Grazer.

The recipe is courtesy of Kaitlin at The Garden Grazer.  Kaitlin is vegetable enthusiast who loves animals, nature, matcha, positivity, kindness, and colorful food!  Stop by her website for lots of healthy recipes!

Slow Cooker Oatmeal Recipe Round-Up


Did you know January is National Oatmeal Month? This highly nutritious food is a perfect way to start your morning. If the thought of eating oatmeal for breakfast sounds boring, we’ll have you thinking again. Break out your crockpot and get ready for an oat-astic experience with the following delicious recipes. A little prep the night before (and we mean little – simply throw all ingredients into your slow cooker!) and you will wake up to a pot of creamy oats that tastes like dessert. Enjoy!

Banana Nut Oatmeal


Get the recipe from The Lemon Bowl.

Creamy Coconut & Strawberry Steel Cut Oats


Get the recipe from Domestic Superhero.

Overnight Cherry Almond Steel-Cut Oatmeal

Get the recipe from The Yummy Life.

Overnight Steel Cut Oats in a Jar

Get the recipe from Making Thyme for Health.

Overnight Maple & Brown Sugar Oatmeal

Get the recipe from Mel’s Kitchen.

Banana Chocolate Steel Cut Oats

Get the recipe from Cozy Country Living.

Peach Oatmeal

Get the recipe from Yummy Healthy Easy.

Apple Pie Steel Cut Oatmeal

Get the recipe from Five Heart Home.

Overnight Carrot Cake Oatmeal

Get the recipe from Foxes Love Lemons.

Peanut Butter and Jelly Steel Cut Oats

Get the recipe from The Gold Lining Girl.

Blueberry Muffins Oats

Get the recipe from Dishing Out Health.

Overnight Spiced Vanilla Pear Oatmeal


Get the recipe from Boys Ahoy.

Overnight Apple Cinnamon Oats


Get the recipe from Table for Two.

Do you have a favorite slow cooker oatmeal recipe you would like to share? Share it with us on Instagram by tagging us, @EatSmartProducts. Use the hashtag #getleanin2016 to get entered into our weekly Instagram giveaway!

Low-Carb Egg Muffins

Egg Muffins are a perfect breakfast for anyone who is “on-the-go.” They are incredibly easy to make and very versatile.  They can be customized hassle-free to include your favorite vegetables, meats and spices.

egg muffins


  • 1 tbs. extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup onion, finely diced
  • 2 cups fresh spinach
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 6 eggs
  • 3 slices turkey bacon, cooked and chopped
  • 3/4 cup reduced fat cheddar cheese, shredded
  • 1 tbs. milk
  • 1/2 tsp. salt (or to taste)
  • 1/2 tsp. pepper (or to taste)

Click here for preparation instructions.

About the Author: Stephanie is the author of the food blog, Eat.Drink.Love. where she loves to share easy and healthy recipes that everyone can enjoy. Visit her site to check out all of her creations!

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