Healthy Eating and Fitness

Healthy in 2021: Recipes, fitness routines & products

How are your New Year’s resolutions going? Are you sticking with your gluten-free diet? Your healthy diet? Your fitness routine? Like many people, we at Simply Gluten Free have the goals of being and staying healthy, and we’d like to help you do that, too!

Take a look at some of our all-time favorite healthy recipes from the website, some excellent fitness routines and exercise articles, and a couple collections of some fabulous products we love that will keep you inspired and help you live a healthy gluten-free lifestyle.

Healthy Gluten-Free Recipes

The beauty about these recipes is that they are not only healthy but pretty easy, too. We chose simple ones so that you have fewer excuses to fall back on! And of course, they are delicious.

Breakfasts

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day. A good breakfast should help balance blood sugar, keep you full so you don’t make poor choices for lunch, and have protein and healthy fats.

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Gluten-Free Quinoa Breakfast Bowls with Poached Eggs Recipe

So often, I find sugary breakfast recipes and super sweet ready-to-eat breakfast items. Starting your day with a spoonful of sugar won’t help your day go down well … unless, of course, we’re referring to crashing. The best way to start the day is with protein, healthy fats, and fiber. Get the Gluten-Free Quinoa Breakfast Bowls with Poached Eggs Recipe

Gluten Free Sweet Potato Avocado Toasts

Gluten-Free Sweet Potato Avocado “Toasts” Recipe

Do you love toast but don’t care for the extra (often empty) carbs? Or do you want something more substantial in the morning? I have something special in store for you that I think will satisfy both these desires. Get the Gluten-Free Sweet Potato Avocado “Toasts” Recipe

Smoothies & Salads

The epitome of health food, smoothies and salads must be special to make you want to consume them. No boring salads or gritty smoothies here!

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Gluten-Free Greek Salad-in-a-Jar Recipe

Easy to assemble and infinitely variable, Mason jar salads make the perfect portable lunch or dinner to take on the go. Simply layer the ingredients in a 32-ounce glass jar, screw on the lid, and you’re off to the races! Get the Gluten-Free Greek Salad-in-a-Jar Recipe

Gluten Free Spoon Salad recipe

Gluten-Free Spoon Salad Recipe

The trick to this Gluten Free Spoon Salad Recipe is to take a variety of fresh veggies (including the dark leafy greens like kale) and chop them up super small. This makes it easy to consume a good portion at one time. The salad can be made in big batches and it holds up great for 4 or 5 days which I like because I work once and eat for days! Not only that; it is surprisingly delicious. Get the Gluten-Free Spoon Salad Recipe

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Gluten-Free Glorious Green Smoothie Bowls Recipe

With just 5 simple ingredients, this Glorious Green Smoothie Bowls recipe is a quick and easy breakfast that is healthy and nutritious! Get the Gluten-Free Glorious Green Smoothie Bowls Recipe

Green Cleanse Smoothie

Gluten-Free Green Cleanse Smoothie Recipe

Those fruits looking a bit too ripe? Try blending them into this Green Cleanse Smoothie for a refreshing sweet drink. Perfect for breakfast, an afternoon pick-me-up, or pre- or post-workout drink. Get the Gluten-Free Green Cleanse Smoothie Recipe

Savory Dishes

These gluten-free soups and dinners are healthy, nutrient-dense, and simple to prepare. The bone broth can be made in the slow cooker, the avocado soup is whipped up in the blender, and the two dinner options are made on a sheet pan. Easy-peasy!

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Gluten Free Chilled Avocado Soup Recipe

This refreshing soup is packed with four healthy ingredients: avocados, broth (use the homemade bone broth recipe below, if desired), fresh cilantro, and collagen powder. Get the Gluten Free Chilled Avocado Soup Recipe

Easy to make and super nutritious bone broth recipe

Gluten Free Bone Broth Recipe

In case you are not aware of the benefits of bone broth, there are many including increased support of the immune system, healing the gut lining, and reducing inflammation. Get the Gluten Free Bone Broth Recipe

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Gluten-Free Roasted Salmon & Asparagus Recipe

This Roasted Salmon & Asparagus is a classic dish made easily and quickly on one sheet pan. Limit the mess in the kitchen with this easy dinner. Get the Gluten-Free Roasted Salmon & Asparagus Recipe

Sheet Pan Dinner Sweet Potato and Chicken Recipe

Gluten-Free Moroccan Chicken & Sweet Potatoes Recipe

This Moroccan Chicken & Sweet Potatoes recipe is made simply and quickly on one sheet pan. Can we say easy? This is a great way to limit a messy kitchen! Get the Gluten-Free Moroccan Chicken & Sweet Potatoes Recipe

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Easy Fitness Routines

Feeling great is about what you put in your body and how you treat your body. Making sure you move, stretch, and exercise daily is important, thought it may seem like a burden for some. Start small with a morning stretch and perhaps a before or after lunch yoga routine. Start with 5-10 minutes in the morning and 10-15 minutes in the afternoon and then build from there. Maybe take a walk around your neighborhood after work or try some bodyweight exercises to challenge yourself. Either way, just get moving!

Here are a few of our favorite workout routines to get you started.

Pilates

Pilates: Much More Than a Svelte Body

Pilates supports and promotes the body’s natural functions. In addition to strengthening muscles, Pilates helps the body fight off sickness and disease. Each Pilates exercise circulates the lymphatic fluid, which is a vital part of the immune system. Read more about Pilates

Yoga for Healthy Digestion

Yoga For Healthy Digestion

Yoga is an effective way to reduce stress through calming the central nervous system. Many of the poses have been found to sooth digestive function as well. So for stressed out folks with food sensitivities, it’s a win-win! Read more about Yoga for healthy digestion

Get Lean & Fit

Get Lean & Feel Great

We’ve put together some easy tips to keep you on track, a 3-day meal plan along with a grocery list, and a quick fat-burning metabolic workout that you can do from home with nothing but your own body weight. A few simple changes to your daily routine can get you feeling (and looking) better and healthier than you have in years! Read this free workout routine, meal plan, and weight loss tips


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