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These Are The Healthy Recipes That Won 2015

Here's what our editors and readers loved this year.

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We recently asked BuzzFeed Life’s editors, writers, and readers to share the favorite healthy recipe they made this past year. Here’s what they said.


1. Sweet Potato Pad Thai

"This was my first time cooking sweet potato noodles. (And admittedly, I totally overcooked them and they turned to mush.) But all of the other good things in this — plus that ridiculously easy Pad Thai sauce — made it the best mush ever. —Rachel Christensen

Recipe here.

2. Quinoa, Feta, and Spinach-Stuffed Baked Tomatoes

"These were one of my summer staples. They're so easy to put together and super versatile. To make them more filling, I've swapped the quinoa for brown rice and added ground turkey." —Melissa Harrison

Recipe here.

4. Whipped Banana Oatmeal with Ground Flax

"This recipe is great because you can peel and freeze bananas when they're super ripe and about to rot, and then just have them on hand all the time. As you cook the sliced banana in the oatmeal, it dissolves and not only makes the oats perfectly sweet but also makes them fluffy and more voluminous, which feels really satisfying." —Christine Byrne

Recipe here.


6. Spaghetti Squash with Bacon, Spinach & Goat Cheese

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"I am OBSESSED with this recipe, no exaggeration. It made me change my mind about spaghetti squash "pastas" — which I previously thought were an abomination — because it's so damn delicious and easy." —Anna Borges

Recipe here.

7. Tomato & Sausage Soup

"This is such an easy soup to throw together. I usually just use 1 tbsp of fat in it, and sometimes use regular Italian sausage instead of chicken (though it's higher in fat that way). It's a quick, easy, warm recipe that I can eat for a few days." —Natalie Brown

Recipe here.


10. Blueberry Cheesecake Frozen Pops

"These blueberry cheesecake popsicles made with cottage cheese are a great snack for a protein pick-me-up, plus there's no added sugar. Just pureed blueberries!" —Erin Plunkett, Facebook

Recipe here.


16. Banana Ice Cream

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"You literally just freeze chopped bananas, then blend them in a food processor until they're smooth. It's so simple and tastes as great as actual ice cream — minus the added sugar and preservatives." —GoldenZ

Instructions (for a version that also adds a bit of Nutella) here.


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