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7 Practical Ways To Eat Healthier In The New Year

Here we go, 2017.

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1. Memorize these five steps for foolproof, oven-baked chicken breasts:

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Then make a big batch on Sunday for easy, grab-and-go lean protein that you can add to salads or stuff into pitas throughout the week. These can go from prep to plate in about 30 minutes.

More: How To Make Oven-Baked Chicken Breasts

3. Swap the occasional soda for iced tea instead.

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You can even brew your own with an at-home teamaker. Not a fan of the unsweetened stuff? Add lemons, limes, or even muddled berries for added flavor — or experiment with fun tea flavors like super fruit or licorice and mint.

6. Braise or poach fish instead of frying it.

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Cooking the fish in liquid means that you don't have to add any extra calories or fat in the form of oil — and the fish will still retain a ton of flavor. Find the recipe for ginger-soy poached salmon at Nutritionist in the Kitch.

More: 21 Easy, Healthy Cooking Tips For The New Year