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    24 (Really Good) Recipes To Make In January

    Easy Keto dinners, packable lunches, and meals that make your slow cooker or Instant Pot do all the hard work.

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    Happy 2020! Let's eat. πŸ˜‹

    Whether you're looking for easy Instant Pot or slow cooker dinners, pack-and-prep lunches, or Dry January-approved drinks, you'll find lots of ideas below β€” along with Keto, Whole30, vegetarian, and vegan options.

    Here's what's in season this month:

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    1. Keto Chicken Parmesan

    This comes together in just half an hour and only needs a handful of ingredients.

    Recipe: Keto Chicken Parmesan

    2. Easy Meal Prep Greek-Style Lunch Boxes

    Protein-packed chickpeas, lemony couscous, and fresh veggies. Just add the dressing right before you eat!

    Recipe: Easy Meal Prep Greek-Style Lunch Boxes

    3. Airfryer Glazed Salmon

    The glaze here β€” of soy sauce, hot sauce, and maple syrup β€” packs a ton of flavor.

    Recipe: Airfryer Maple-Soy Salmon

    4. Classic Chicken Noodle Soup

    Perfect for a cold January day.

    Recipe: Classic Chicken Noodle Soup

    5. Instant Pot Whole30 Chili

    This chili is also Paleo-friendly β€” and it freezes really well, so feel free to make a double batch.

    Recipe: Instant Pot Whole30 Chili

    6. Fruit-Infused Water

    Whether or not you're doing Dry January, keep this cheat sheet on hand for easy ways to switch up a staple.

    Recipe: Fruit-Infused Water

    The quick salsa comes together as the chicken cooks β€” and the whole thing takes less than 30 minutes.

    Recipe: Keto Chicken With Chunky Avocado Salsa

    8. Kale Caesar Salad

    A classic β€” but with a clever streamlined dressing that swaps the traditional egg yolk (or mayo) for lighter Greek yogurt.

    Recipe: Classic Kale Caesar Salad

    9. Smoked Salmon Breakfast Flatbread

    This version makes flatbread from scratch β€” but you could easily sub in a store-bought version to save time.

    Recipe: Smoked Salmon Breakfast Flatbread

    10. Creamy Broccoli Pasta

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    Instead of using heavy cream for the sauce, this swaps in Greek yogurt to boost protein.

    Recipe: Broccoli Pasta with Greek Yogurt

    11. Meal Prep Roasted Sausage & Veggies

    If you're looking for a version that's lower in carbs, switch the white rice for cauliflower rice or extra greens.

    Recipe: Meal Prep Roasted Sausage & Veggies

    12. 10-Minute Instant Pot Cinnamon Apples

    Perfect swirled into oatmeal, over poundcake, or solo.

    Recipe: 10-Minute Instant Pot Cinnamon Apples

    13. Keto Breakfast Scramble With Cauliflower Hash

    This calls for zucchini, bell peppers, and spinach β€” but you can use any veggies you might have in the fridge.

    Recipe: Keto Breakfast Scramble With Crispy Cauliflower Hash

    Who says holiday-style baking can't continue into the new year? 😎

    Recipe: Coffee Cake with Dark Chocolate and Raspberries

    15. Instant Pot Pot Roast

    All the classic Sunday roast flavors you love β€” with way less time and effort.

    Recipe: Instant Pot Pot Roast

    16. Golden Soup With Turmeric and Crispy Chickpeas

    Crispy chickpeas make everything better.

    Recipe: Golden Soup With Turmeric and Crispy Chickpeas

    17. Crock Pot Tuscan Chicken

    The best part? Pre-Crock Pot prep is super minimal and fool-proof. You're basically just layering ingredients into the pot.

    Recipe: Crock Pot Tuscan Chicken

    18. Vegan Tacos

    TBH, even if you don't usually like tofu ( πŸ™‹β€β™€οΈ), you'll probably like it here. It's broken down into super tiny pieces then roasted with chopped walnuts for extra texture and crunch.

    Recipe: Vegan Tacos

    Vegetarian and vegan-friendly β€” and only needs ten minutes of prep.

    Recipe: Slow Cooker Soup with Sweet Potatoes and Split Peas

    20. Quinoa Fried Rice

    This swaps rice for quinoa for added protein and fiber.

    Recipe: Quinoa Fried Rice

    21. Coconut Cream Green Soup & Seared Salmon

    This upgrades grocery store vegetable soup by adding hearty wild rice, green curry paste, and fresh salmon.

    Recipe: Coconut Cream Green Soup & Seared Salmon

    22. Broiled Grapefruit With Brown Sugar & Honey

    Broiling grapefruit caramelizes its natural sugars β€” and when you add a pinch of brown sugar and honey, it's even better.

    Recipe: Broiled Grapefruit With Brown Sugar & Honey

    23. 20-Minute Baked Cod

    If you haven't cooked fish before, this recipe is the perfect starter. The oven does all the hard work and makes it nearly impossible to mess up.

    Recipe: 20-Minute Baked Cod

    24. Whole Wheat Pasta With Tomatoes & Basil

    If you leave off the Parmesan, this is also completely vegan.

    Recipe: Whole Wheat Pasta With Tomatoes & Basil