Food·Posted on Sep 29, 201541 Healthy Things To Eat That Are Not SaladJust say no to leaves.by Spoon UniversityBuzzFeed ContributorFacebookPinterestTwitterMailLink 1. Shakshuka Photo by Ashley Manning / Via dartmouth.spoonuniversity.com It can be breakfast, lunch, or dinner! Recipe here. 2. Butternut Squash Mac ‘n' Cheese Photo by Parisa Soraya / Via michigan.spoonuniversity.com The healthy version of Easy Mac. Recipe here. 3. Almond Butter Protein Balls Photo by Keni Lin / Via duke.spoonuniversity.com You’re crazy if you don’t whip up a batch tonight. Make them like this. 4. Asparagus Fries Photo by MaryRachel Bulkeley / Via unc.spoonuniversity.com A great, low-carb alternative to fast-food fries. Recipe here. 5. Zoodles Photo by Analiese Trimber / Via spoonuniversity.com Cut your carb intake and eat more veggies by making these veggie noodles out of zucchini. Make yours like this. 6. Sushi Photo by Eva Chen / Via cal.spoonuniversity.com It’s healthier when you make it yourself because you can customize the fillings. Make yours like this. 7. Maple-Glazed Stuffed Squash Photo by Kendra Valkema / Via nu.spoonuniversity.com This recipe is super cheap and filling, and you get to eat out of a squash bowl. Check it out here. 8. Creamy Spinach and Mushroom Risotto Photo by Vedika Luthra / Via spoonuniversity.com Load up on carbs the right way. Recipe here. 9. Mushroom Trio Quesadilla Photo by Devon Carlson / Via nu.spoonuniversity.com Eat like a Michelin Star chef on the budget of a college student. Recipe here. 10. Baked Cauliflower With Parmesan Photo by Kai Huang / Via nu.spoonuniversity.com This recipe is going to make you want to eat your veggies. Make yours here. 11. Avocado Toast Photo by Becky Hughes / Via spoonuniversity.com It's a classic. Recipe here. 12. Coriander Roasted Carrots Photo by Charlotte Hull / Via cal.spoonuniversity.com Make your main dish jealous with this colorful recipe. Recipe here. 13. Open-Face Egg and Asparagus Sandwich Photo by Ashton Caudle / Via wfu.spoonuniversity.com Not your typical packed lunch. Recipe here. 14. Brûleéd Grapefruit Photo by Jocelyn Hsu / Via cal.spoonuniversity.com You could make it with your eyes closed, although we wouldn't recommend that. Recipe here. 15. Chicken Pita Photo by Abigail Wilkins / Via michigan.spoonuniversity.com This lunch is super portable and the pairing of chicken and creamy yogurt means double the protein to keep you full for hours. Make yours like this. 16. Sweet Potato Fries Photo by Amanda Gajdosik / Via nu.spoonuniversity.com These fries are so good, you won’t even need ketchup. Recipe here. 17. Roasted Carrots With Carrot Top Pesto Photo by Becky Hughes / Via nyu.spoonuniversity.com Add some color by using multicolor carrots. Make yours like this. 18. Buddha Bowl Photo by Hannah Cather / Via ut.spoonuniversity.com You’ll start eating this recipe religiously. Make yours like this. 19. Baked Egg in an Avocado Photo by Lauren Feld / Via nu.spoonuniversity.com This baked egg in an avocado is as healthy as it is adorable. Recipe here. 20. Pumpkin Spice Granola Photo by Maggie Gorman / Via nu.spoonuniversity.com Perfect for the fall, or literally any season. Recipe here. 21. Cheesecake Photo by Sophie Clingan-Darack / Via bu.spoonuniversity.com The only thing better than cheesecake is healthy mini-cheesecakes. Recipe here. 22. Homemade Zucchini Bread Photo by Jasmine Tang / Via emory.spoonuniversity.com Eat dessert for breakfast without breaking your diet. Make yours here. 23. Grilled Strawberry Parfait Photo by Grace Bodkin / Via spoonuniversity.com If you thought strawberries were delicious raw, just wait until you grill them. Make them like this. 24. Pan-Roasted Brussels Sprouts Photo by Kai Hang / Via nu.spoonuniversity.com The perfect way to spice up your sprouts. Make yours like this. 25. Dark Chocolate Avocado Truffles Photo by Emily Hu / Via spoonuniversity.com If you've never tried avocado in chocolate truffle form, you're missing out. Recipe here. 26. Apricot Bites Photo by Aarthi Chezian / Via bu.spoonuniversity.com Eat like a gourmet chef without even using an oven or microwave. Make yours like this. 27. Zucchini Pizza Photo by Nadia Zanardi / Via guelph.spoonuniversity.com They're basically healthy bagel bites without the freezer burn. Make yours like this. 28. Hemp "Ice Cream" Photo by Kristine Mahan / Via bu.spoonuniversity.com Don't forget to add fresh fruit and take a photo for Instagram. Make yours like this. 29. Frozen Greek Yogurt Banana Poppers Photo by Abigail Wilkins / Via michigan.spoonuniversity.com It’s froyo for breakfast. Recipe here. 30. Five-Minute Hummus Photo by Parisa Soraya / Via michigan.spoonuniversity.com You can use this no-guilt spread on anything. Make yours like this. 31. Raspberry Breakfast Popsicles Photo by Lily Allen / Via nu.spoonuniversity.com Popsicles for breakfast sounds like my kind of morning. Make yours here. 32. Broccoli Stem and Feta Hummus Photo by Becky Hughes / Via nyu.spoonuniversity.com Put your leftover broccoli stems to great use by preventing waste and only using a few ingredients. Makes yours like this. 33. Sweet Potato Chips Photo by Sean Koetting / Via texas.spoonuniversity.com The perfect hint of sweetness without being overwhelming. Recipe here. 34. Cauliflower Crust Pizza Photo by Laura Silver / Via umd.spoonuniversity.com You can eat all the pizza you want and be healthy, too. Recipe here. 35. Banana Peanut Butter Granola Bars Photo by Alex Tom / Via nu.spoonuniversity.com Change up the nuts, seeds, and fruit to your liking. Make them like this. 36. Curry Cauliflower Soup Photo by Brooke Gabriel / Via michigan.spoonuniversity.com Take your soup game to the next level with a few simple ingredients. Make yours here. 37. Zucchini Chips Photo by Kirby Barth / Via nu.spoonuniversity.com Half the fat as a regular potato chip, but the same amount of crunchiness and saltiness. Score. Make yours here. 38. Frozen Matcha Green Tea Photo by Stephanie Nguyen / Via msu.spoonuniversity.com It will give your day a great kickstart without an afternoon crash. Make yours here. 39. Zucchini Nachos Photo by Dara Ades / Via upenn.spoonuniversity.com Add an avocado for extra deliciousness. Recipe here. 40. Mushroom, Onion, and Goat Cheese Crostini Photo by Daniel Schuleman / Via nu.spoonuniversity.com If avocados aren’t your thing, make this healthy recipe that will keep you full and satisfied. Recipe here. 41. Chicken Burrito Wrap Photo by Bari Blanga / Via psu.spoonuniversity.com For burrito lovers everywhere. Recipe here. 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