Skip To Content
    Updated on Jan 22, 2019. Posted on Jan 23, 2017

    7 Ways To Eat Healthier This Week

    Swaps and snacks to power you through the week.

    1. For an easy, on-the-go breakfast option, prep some egg rollups.

    Cooking the eggs flat instead of scrambled makes these extra compact and portable. Recipe here.

    More: How To Make Easy Breakfast Roll-Ups

    2. Swap potato chips for Tex Mex–style popcorn during your next Netflix marathon.

    Tons of flavor with fewer calories. This version is sprinkled with homemade taco seasoning — a spicy, salty mix that includes chili powder, garlic powder, and paprika. Recipe here.

    More: 18 Popcorn Recipes For Your Next Netflix Marathon

    3. Make a big, double batch of soup for dinner this week — then freeze half as leftovers for later this winter.

    Michelle Rial / BuzzFeed News

    Then just reheat and eat later when it's (inevitably) too cold to leave the house. Your future self will thank you. 😎

    More: 21 Healthy and Cozy Soups That Are Actually Filling

    4. Satisfy your sweet tooth with one of these better-for-you dessert options:

    Andrew Richard / BuzzFeed

    Find three-ingredient recipes for desserts including frozen yogurt bark, strawberry lemon sorbet, and sweet potato–chocolate frosting here.

    More: 18 Lazy Desserts That Are Actually Healthyish

    5. Whip up a simple homemade salad dressing — like this one with avocado and protein-packed Greek yogurt.

    gimmedelicious.com

    Better than the store-bought stuff — and better for you, too. Recipe here.

    More: How To Make Creamy Avocado Cilantro Lime Dressing

    6. Replace the occasional soda for seltzer cut with fruit juice.

    iowagirleats.com / beccagarber.com

    Hydrating, easy to make, and with way less sugar than soda.

    More: 13 Easy Ways To Drink More Water Every Day

    7. Trade out the tortillas on Taco Tuesday and dig into a one-pot taco skillet instead.

    Catherine Clark / Via bijouxandbits.com

    Find this lighter version — loaded with lean ground turkey, diced tomatoes, and greens — here.

    More: 17 Delicious One-Dish Recipes For When You’re Trying To Eat Healthy