Skinnyms: Clean Eating Options for Meal Planning

Create your next menu plan using 29 of our clean eating recipe options. We’ve got something for everyone. Whether you’re a meat lover, vegetarian, or just want a sweet treat, we’ve got it covered. All the recipes are packed with loads of flavor while still being a part of our clean-eating meal plans. Grab your shopping list and choose from any of the following entrees, sides, snacks, and desserts.

Meaty Dishes


Great with tacos, chili, sandwiches, or burritos


1. Slow Cooker Everything Beef
Enjoy deliciously tender, slow cooked shredded beef for everything from Street Tacos to hearty Firehouse Chili. This recipe is the perfect starter recipe for every beef dish you make!

2. Spicy Asian Chicken Meatballs 
These chicken meatballs may taste like an indulgence, but the lean protein in chicken makes them low in calories and in excess fat

3. Slow Cooker Roadhouse Chili
Momma’s chili recipe was delicious but filled with loads of fat. We’ve cleaned up her version but kept the spicy goodness, making this chili recipe a family favorite.

4. Stuffed Philly Chicken Peppers
Looking for a healthy alternative to a Philly cheesesteak? This low-carb stuffed Philly chicken peppers recipe will definitely fit the bill. Made with all the right seasonings, and then baked into bell peppers, these are filling and delicious and will keep your diet on track without making you feel guilty. 

5. Slow Cooker Tamale Pie with Cornbread Crust
One of our favorite things about this classic southwestern comfort food is the authentic cornbread crust, made with buttermilk.  We skimped on calories, but not on cheese, lean protein, or that yummy TexMex flavor. 

6. One Pot Indian Black Pepper Chicken
This dish is as spicy as it is savory. The marrying of ginger, soy, and garlic, makes for a mouthwatering dish, but black pepper is the main player of this meaty recipe.

7. Slow Cooker Chicken Tacos
This super easy taco recipe is always a crowd pleaser. Dress it up any way you choose, from a dollop of Greek yogurt or sour cream to a little classic guacamole.

8. Slow Cooker Sesame Chicken
Better than take-out, this easy crockpot recipe has the Chinese taste you love while sticking to your clean-eating plan.

9. Slow Cooker Chicken Gyros
Can’t find ground chicken in your grocery? Just ask the butcher to grind up some chicken breast. This way you know you’re getting lean, freshly ground chicken.

Meatless Entrées


Mouthwatering Pizza made with Healthy Zucchini Crust


10. Zucchini Crusted Pizza
Once you’ve tried this pizza crust recipe, you may never go back to the heavier versions. This pizza is delicious right out of the oven but also makes for some yummy leftovers.

11. Over Stuffed Veggie Sandwich
Pile on the veggies, add a little homemade yogurt spread, and you’ve got a sandwich made for the of heartiest of appetites.

12. Roasted Veggie Burritos
This make-ahead recipe is one of our favorites. Whether company is coming over or it’s a busy family night, these burritos will be requested over and over. We like the ease of this dinner. Simply take out of the freezer, pop in the oven and you’ve got a quick and delicious dinner.

13. Cheesy Skillet Bean & Veggie Tacos
This one-pot meal is so easy to make and only takes a few minutes. Just scoop out a spoonful and add to a whole grain tortilla, pita pocket, or taco shell.

Side Dishes


Better than rice, make Mexican Style Quinoa

14. Mexican Style Quinoa

Make this easy-prep Mexican dish instead of rice. You’ll love our Protein Quinoa & Bean Burrito Wrap.

15. Garlicky Sautèed Bok Choy
This Asian inspired dish is the perfect side with our Cauliflower Stir-Fry. If you’ve never tried Bok Choy, this recipe will make you a believer.

16. Creamy Scalloped Potatoes
These cheesy baked potatoes are made with milk instead of heavy cream. This clean-eating side dish is undeniably good! We recommend serving this recipe along side our Slow Cooker Pomegranate Chicken.

17. Stuffed Sweet Potatoes
Enjoy this recipe as a side or the main dish. This southwestern stuffed potato is filling enough to be the main course but can also be enjoyed along side your favorite meat.

18. Dijon Roasted Cabbage
This side is as easy to make as it is delicious. Whether you’re a fan of cabbage or not, you’ll love this recipe. Cabbage takes on a whole new taste with just the right ingredients.

19. Slow Cooker Homestyle Potatoes
Who doesn’t love fried potatoes? This recipe is made in the slow cooker and the results are crispy on the outside and tender on the inside. 

Appetizers & Snacks

Oven Baked Sweet Potato Tots Recipe


20. Oven Baked Sweet Potato Tots
Pop these tots in the oven and bake to crunchy perfection. The longer these tots bake the crispier they get. Fries will soon become a thing of the past once you’ve made these kid friendly tater tots. For a less spicy version, simply omit the curry and pepper flakes.

21. Oven Baked Zucchini Chips
One of the most popular recipes on SkinnyMs., these chips have been pinned over 145,000 times. Greasy potato chips are being being replaced with these crunchy bites of goodness.

22. Cinnamon Pita Chips
These chips are easy and quick to make and always a crowd pleaser. Feel free to play with the spices and make all sorts of flavors. We sometimes use a little chili powder and sea salt for a Southwestern chip fiesta.

23. Easy Whole Grain Pita Chips
Pita bread is perfect for making all sorts of chips. This recipe is simple and ideal when you’re having a craving for something salty and crunchy.

24. Baked Zucchini Fritters
This puffy fritter’s recipe is great served as a side or snack. Trying making this recipe and serving in a basket lined with parchment paper. Be sure to make extra because this snack will go quickly.

Sweets & Treats


Outrageously Delicious Quick & Easy Fudge


25. 5-Minute Peanut Butter Fudge
A quick and easy fudge recipe that’s eaten right out of the freezer. When that sweet craving hits, grab for this healthy fudge treat made with just 5 simple ingredients.

26. Slow Cooker Bananas Foster
This classic recipe is made to perfection using a slow cooker. Serve this dessert over ice cream, Greek yogurt, or enjoy all by its delicious self.

27. Skinny Mint Cookies
Our skinny mints are so easy to make and you’ll love every bite, down to the last crumb. What’s even better, these chocolate bites of goodness are made without refined sugar.

28Skinny Strawberry Banana Bread
Moist and delicious, our low-calorie sweet bread is gluten-free and perfect for office functions and family gatherings.

29. No-Bake Mini Apple Cheesecakes
Simple to make and perfectly portioned. Make these mini cheesecakes and enjoy without an ounce of guilt.


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