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Updated on Nov 15, 2018. Posted on Dec 27, 2015

7 Ways To Eat Healthier Without Even Realizing

Last chance to make good on those 2015 resolutions.

1. Learn to brew the perfect cup of tea.

Holiday season is winding down. Make January as cozy as possible. (And probably a little less boozy than the last couple of months...) Learn more here.

2. Stew is the perfect winter food, but it can get a little heavy. This seafood stew is hearty, delicious, and a little bit lighter.

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It's also a show stopper, if you're looking for something to make for a dinner party. Recipe here.

3. A reasonable resolution for 2016 is to start packing your own lunch. Having a lunchbox you love will make things easier.

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Here are 17 great options; you're bound to find one you like!

4. Looking for a New Year's breakfast that's special but won't put you in a food coma? Try Jamie Oliver's healthy blueberry smoothie pancakes.

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No whisking required — these pancakes come together in a blender (!!!). You essentially make a healthy blueberry smoothie, then add egg, flour, and baking powder. Any berries will work, and you can totally use frozen ones instead of fresh. Recipe here.

5. STOP cooking everything in olive oil.

Olive oil has a pretty low smoke point compared to other oils, which means it burns and smokes when you heat it too much. Roasting vegetables in an oven hotter than 375°F? You shouldn't be using olive oil. Searing meat? You shouldn't be using olive oil. Here are 12 things you shouldn't be cooking in olive oil and why, plus suggestions about what you should use instead.

6. New Year's Eve/Day is this week, which means one more round of holiday parties. Why not make a dish everyone will love that also happens to be healthy??

Pumpkin bean dip (left) and caramel apple crisp (right) are bound to be crowd pleasers. If you need other ideas, here are 16 Holiday Recipes That Real Healthy People Actually Eat.

7. Master the art of the stir-fry. It's the perfect way to turn a random assortment of vegetables and protein into an actual meal.