When I’m strapped for new and exciting recipes, Pinterest is the first place I look for inspiration (pinspiration?).

Pinterest is especially helpful when it comes to dinnertime—aka the meal I have the hardest time finding recipes for. The only problem is there are SO many healthy dinner recipes. That’s fine when I feel like mindlessly scrolling through pictures of beautiful food, or when I’m casually building my grocery shopping list for the week, but really overwhelming when I’m hungry, have no idea what I want, and need food ASAP.

If you’re not in the mood to browse, go straight for one of these 15 healthy dinner recipes. They’re among the top-pinned recipes of 2016—probably because they look and taste amazing. Bonus: They’re all pretty easy to make.

1. Honey-Garlic Shrimp

You had us at honey. And garlic. And shrimp. This sweet and savory seafood dish tastes best over a bed of brown rice and with a side of roasted or grilled veggies (I like broccoli or bok choy). Get the recipe here.

2. Cucumber-Tomato Avocado Salad

This is basically guacamole that you can shamelessly eat by the spoonful. And I’m into it. Get the recipe here.

3. Portobello Fajitas

A great option for your vegetarian friends on taco Tuesday. Or for you whenever, because portobello mushrooms are dope. Get the recipe here.

4. Quick and Easy Chicken Burritos

This recipe is the most-pinned healthy recipe of all of 2016. Why is clear—look at how gooey that cheese and avocado is. Get the recipe here.

5. Cauliflower Crusted Grilled Cheese

Whether you eat gluten or not, this is a great, lower-carb grilled cheese option. And don’t let the cauliflower “bread” scare you away. It’s actually pretty darn easy to make. Not too different from this pizza crust tutorial. Get the recipe here.

6. Julia Child’s Eggplant Pizzas

In addition to being a great meal just for you, these tiny pizzas make an excellent party app. Cute and tasty and Julia Child–approved, what more could you want? Get the recipe here.

7. Slow-Cooker Chicken and Mushroom Stroganoff

You had to know a slow-cooker recipe would be on this list. This idea was one of the most popular for obvious reasons. It’s a creamy, high-protein way to put one of our favorite kitchen appliances to good use. Get the recipe here.

8. Sausage Egg Roll in a Bowl

Why have a single egg roll when you can have a sauté that tastes just like egg roll filling? Get the recipe here.

9. Creamy Sun-Dried Tomato Parmesan Chicken

If you haven’t had sun-dried tomato chicken parm, you haven’t lived. Get the recipe here.

10. Hibachi Steak Lettuce Wraps

Pretend you’re at Benihana and make these low-maintenance lettuce wraps. Get the recipe here.

11. Caprese Pasta Salad

Pasta salad tastes better with chunks of mozzarella, fresh chopped cherry tomatoes, thinly sliced basil, and a bit of balsamic. Get the recipe here.

12. Creamy Spinach Artichoke Soup

Like your favorite dip, but in soup form. Bring this to a potluck if you want everyone to love you forever and ever. Get the recipe here.

13. Shrimp in Lemon Sauce With Olives

Shrimp + lemon + olives = a dish that will make you sort of feel like you’re in the South of France. Get the recipe here.

14. Mushroom and Spinach Lasagna

If you’re going to make lasagna, make this lasagna. Overflowing with mushrooms, spinach, and lots and lots of cheese, you’re going to want to make it all the time. Get the recipe here.

15. Pesto Salmon and Italian Veggies in Foil

Foil-pack meals are super easy, and this was one of the most beloved spins on the recipe hack. Get the recipe here.

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By Lizzie Fuhr for POPSUGAR Fitness

If you spend hours scouring Pinterest for the most delicious healthy recipes out there, it’s time to spend some time checking out the following delicious dinners—each of these healthy meals have been pinned thousands of times!

Whether you follow a gluten-free, vegan, or Paleo lifestyle, there are a number of dishes here that deserve a spot on your healthy-recipe board.

1. Apple and Cabbage Salad

Lizzie Fuhr

For a satisfying detox salad, you need to try this Candice Kumai recipe. Apples and two kinds of cabbage (red and Savoy) provide a fiber-filled meal that aids in digestion. Fennel seeds add even more fiber, and a kick of cayenne boosts your metabolism. Feel free to serve with a grilled chicken breast or turkey slices to round out this meal.

2. Sweet Potato, Chickpea, and Quinoa Veggie Burger

Jenny Sugar

A riff on a traditional veggie burger, this bean- and grain-based spicy chickpea, barley, and quinoa burger has more than 16 grams of protein. This recipe is easy to prepare: Just make sure you make all the grains in advance to cut down on cooking time.

3. Cheddar-Cauliflower Soup

Lizzie Fuhr

For a lighter twist on this favorite, try our simple-to-make cheddar-cauliflower soup. It’s easy to throw together on a weeknight, and it’s even better as healthy leftovers for lunch the next day.

4. Fresh Burrito Bowl

Lizzie Fuhr

You can make this quick and delicious burrito bowl in less than 10 minutes. A precooked chicken breast, fresh produce, and a few healthy staples are all you need for this nutrient-dense, low-calorie meal.

5. Spaghetti Squash Bake

Jenny Sugar

If you can’t have gluten, you can still enjoy this cheesy, pasta-inspired spaghetti squash bake that’s full of fresh veggies. You’ll never even realize it’s gluten-free.

6. Quinoa Pizza Bites

Jenny Sugar

If you’re craving pizza, opt for these quinoa pizza bites instead. Packed with fiber and protein, whole-grain quinoa complements the Italian flavors in this dish. They make great snacks, party appetizers, or meals.

7. Hungry Girl’s Slaw and Order

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This cheesy, garlicky “pasta” from healthy chef Hungry Girl is the best of both worlds—it’s just as fast to make as any simple pasta dish but doesn’t come overloaded with carbs.

8. Cucumber Caprese Salad

Jenny Sugar

Bulk up your standard caprese salad with this tasty and refreshing recipe that adds hydrating cucumbers and omega-3-rich avocados to the mix.

9. Spaghetti Squash Mac and Cheese

Lizzie Fuhr

Is there anything more comforting than macaroni and cheese? If you’re looking to lighten it up, opt for spaghetti squash mac. The twist on the traditional dish cuts back on calories and carbs found in the classic version.

10. Zucchini Boats

Jenny Sugar

Zucchini and fresh basil are summer produce staples. This delicious recipe features both of them. A plate of these zucchini boats is savory, warm, soft, and delicious—and reminiscent of a cheesy pizza pie.

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The 17 Best Healthy Eating Pinterest Boards

1. Skinny Mom

Sure you’re not a ‘mom’ and sure it’s a bit twee but kids are fussy eaters and mums need to make recipes on a teeny tiny budget. Just like you. So get cracking. Check out her ‘In The Kitchen With Kids’ board for a winner.

Visit Skinny Mom – Healthy Living for Women’s profile on Pinterest.

2. Deliciously Ella

You all know Ella already but, can a little more of the lovely, lovely food blogger ever really hurt? She doesn’t update like, loads, but her recipe ideas are sectioned into nice easy-to-navigate boards.

Visit Deliciously Ella’s profile on Pinterest.

3. Wholeheartedly Healthy

From health coach Laura Agar Wilson. She’s got all sorts of health-mad boards from juice recipes to food, fitness to body loving. It’s like a big high five in a Pinterest way.

Visit Laura Agar Wilson / Wholeheartedly Healthy’s profile on Pinterest.

4. Sugar Dish Me

Visit Sugar Dish Me’s profile on Pinterest.

5. Kayln’s Kitchen

Excellent if you’ve got allergies or are just being a gluten/dairy wanker like me and ‘cutting it out of your diet just to like, make yourself more mindful about what you eat riiiiight??’. All of Kayln’s recipes are split into different categories like low-cal, gluten-free, vegan etc etc so you can be as fussy as you like.

Visit Kalyn’s Kitchen’s profile on Pinterest.

6. The Healthy Maven

This lady is all about healthy eating stuff that looks freaking delicious. Plus there’s a lot of influences from around the world. Also, she has a board called ‘ballz’.

Visit Davida {The Healthy Maven}’s profile on Pinterest.

7. Damn Delicious

Not all healthy eating but the recipes are pretty easy. Which is good. Because I am not good at following recipes without getting a bit bored.

Visit Damn Delicious®’s profile on Pinterest.

8. Cookie and Kate

One just for veggies (and people who can’t afford meat – aka you) anyways there’s lots of lovely salads for the taking here.

Visit Cookie and Kate’s profile on Pinterest.

9. Whole and Heavenly

Not all super duper healthy but she does have an excellent board called ‘A Healthy and Delicious 2015’ which is ace.

10. The Kitchn

Silly spelling, excellent profile. This is very good for packed lunches and also comfort food that’s also healthy.

Visit The Kitchn’s profile on Pinterest.

11. Linda Wagner

This Nutrition Coach has a lot of stuff going on on her Pinterest but her recipes are great and her ‘healthy kids’ board is really fun.

Visit Linda Wagner’s profile on Pinterest.

12. Lexi’s Clean Kitchen

Another one for the food wankers (sorry chaps). This profile is gluten free, dairy free and paleo friendly.

Visit Alexis Kornblum | Lexi’s Clean Kitchen’s profile on Pinterest.

13. Table For Two

Definitely not all healthy but the banana sushi in her healthy eating section? Oh me oh my. I will eat that right now please.

Visit Julie {Table for Two}’s profile on Pinterest.

14. Love And Lemons

Excellent if you’re short on money because it focusses on seasonal vegetables. AKA, the cheap ones in your supermarket.

Visit Love and Lemons’s profile on Pinterest.

15. 86 Lemons

Again, excellent for vegan and gluten-free-ers.

Visit 86 Lemons’s profile on Pinterest.

16. Amy’s Healthy Baking

For the sweet toothed ladies, this profile is ace becuase it’s all those cakes, doughnuts and other bits that you’ve probably banned yourself from eating, but made in a healthy way.

Visit Amy {Amy’s Healthy Baking}’s profile on Pinterest.

17. Kathy Patalsky

ANOTHER vegan. Srsly. Beyonce. We get it. Calm down.

Visit Kathy Patalsky of Healthy. Happy. Life.’s profile on Pinterest.

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This article originally appeared on The Debrief.

24 Top Pinterest Boards You Need to Follow Right Now

Pinterest works a bit differently from other social media sites. Instead of simply putting up individual posts (known as pins), pinners create boards. Those boards allow them to sort and organize their pins based on subject matter. Pinterest users can follow a single board created by Pinterest Influencer or follower the pinner’s profile. Rather than generating original content, Pinterest thrives on sharing links and compelling imagery sourced from all over the Internet. So, it’s no wonder today’s top Pinterest Influencers curate some of the top Pinterest boards that feature everything from beauty to interior design, recipes to motivational words of wisdom.

Take a look at the top Pinterest boards from the top Pinterest influencers.

Oh Joy! – Recipes

With close to 13 million followers, Joy Cho, aka Oh Joy!, is the most popular person on Pinterest. The top Pinterest influencer curates one of the platform’s top Pinterest boards, “Recipes,” which has almost 4 million followers and nearly 600 pins. A quick look at some of the mouthwatering things she’s shared on the board makes it easy to see why it’s such a hit.

Maryann Rizzo – Everything

Interior designer Maryann Rizzo is the second-most-popular Pinterest Influencer, with more than nine million followers. Her top Pinterest board is “Everything,” which has more than four million followers and serves as a hold-all for pins she’s yet to categorize.

Bekka Palmer – Things to Make

Bekka Palmer is a Brooklyn-based photographer and top Pinterest influencer with more than 8.5 million followers. True to Pinterest’s reputation as a haven for DIYers, one of her top Pinterest boards is “Things to Make,” which has almost seven million followers and is full of more lists than you could check off in a lifetime.

Poppytalk – Entertaining and Fun

Vancouver-based lifestyle bloggers and Pinterest influencers Poppytalk have more than 8 million followers. Their top Pinterest board is “Entertaining and Fun,” which has more than four million followers and contains pins that link to recipes, cute decorating ideas, and party planning tips.

Jane Wang – Delicious

Jane Wang isn’t actually a chin-strap penguin, despite what her Pinterest profile says. Instead, with more than 7 million followers, the top Pinterest influencer is one of the platform’s most top influencers. Her top Pinterest board is “Delicious,” which has 6.9 million followers and mouth-watering pins.

Bonnie Tsang – Living Spaces

Bonnie Tsang is a lifestyle and editorial photographer and top Pinterest influencer with just over seven million followers. Her board, “Living Spaces,” is one of top Pinterest boards focused on interior design, with 3.5 million followers. The board is full of pins that depict breathtaking living rooms and great design ideas.

Molly Pickering – Fashion Your Seat Belts

Top Pinterest beauty influencer Molly Pickering has more than 6.5 million followers. One of her top Pinterest boards is “Fashion Your Seat Belts,” which has more than 3 million followers and over 3,000 fashion-focused pins.

Pejper / anna k – Lovely Living

Pejper is a Swedish lifestyle blog and popular Pinterest influencer with nearly 7 million followers. Its “Lovely Living” board is one of the platform’s top boards, with over 3 million followers and plenty of pictures of awe-inspiring interiors.

HonestlyWTF – DIY

HonestlyWTF is a Pinterest influencer curated by two Californian bloggers. The account has almost six million followers, and one of its top Pinterest boards, “DIY,” has nearly 2.5 million followers, plus lots of fun, helpful tutorials and how-to pins.

Veanad – beauty

Veanad is an architecture-focused Pinterest influencer account with close to six million followers. Despite that fact, its top Pinterest board is “beauty,” which has more than five million followers and contains lots of beauty and health tips and tricks.

Christine Martinez Loya – Words to Live By

Pinterest Influencer Christine Martinze Loya is a former interior designer who’s made a career out of social media. She has more than 5 million followers on Pinterest, many of whom are there to check out her “Words to Live By” board, which has more than 4.5 million followers and is full of inspirational quotes.

Olya Bastet – All the Beauty I like

Blogger and Pinterest influencer Olya Bastet has more than five million followers. Her biggest board, “All the Beauty I Like,” also has more than five million followers and is full of beauty tips and tricks, some of which are just plain out there.

Hair and Makeup by Steph – Beauty

Is it much of a shock that Hair and Makeup by Steph’s top Pinterest board is “Beauty?” This top beauty influencer’s account and the board have nearly five million followers, most of whom are people looking for helpful beauty tips.

Rachel Turnbull – books, books, books

Scottish bookworm and Pinterest influencer Rachel Turnbull has nearly 4.75 million followers. Her biggest board is “books, books, books,” which has over 600,000 followers. It doesn’t contain book recommendations, though — just lots of inspirational quotes about reading.

Kathy’s Little Things – Recipes

Kathy’s Little Things is a recipes-, crafts-, and parenting-focused account with more than 4.5 million followers. The “recipes” board is one of the most popular, with 4.49 million followers and plenty of links to easy, tasty meal ideas.

Amanda Livesay – Nom Nom Nom

Amanda Livesay, aka Fake Ginger, is a food blogger with more than four million followers on Pinterest. Her board “Nom Nom Nom” is a mixed bag of recipes. It has around 4 million followers and over 27,000 pins.

Wedding Chicks – Everything Wedding

Many people use Pinterest for help with wedding planning, so it’s no surprise that Wedding Chicks, a wedding planning company, is so popular, with more than four million followers. Their board “Everything Wedding” is probably their biggest one, with nearly 4 million followers and well over 5,000 pins.

Lauren Zwanziger – Current

Travel-centric blogger Lauren Zwanziger has over four million followers. Her most popular board, “Current,” has close to four million followers as well. It’s a bit of a grab-bag, with more than 15,000 pins.

April and May – must haves

The Dutch stylists and bloggers behind April and May have more than 4.25 million followers. Their “must haves” board is one of their most popular, with over one million followers and pretty pictures of lovely objects.

Paula Coop McCrory – label

Paula Coop McCrory is an tastemaker and influencer with more than four million Pinterest followers. A big board on her profile is “label,” which is full of images of high-fashion models and runway shows. It has more than 200,000 followers.

Neille Hepworth – architecture details

Neille Hepworth is an influencer with just over 4.1 million Pinterest followers and an account that’s dedicated to beautiful architecture. The board “architecture details” has more than 375,000 followers and contains pins featuring lovely photos of buildings and architecture up close.

Jamielyn/ I Heart Nap Time – i ♥ naptime recipes

Jamielyn, the blogger behind I Heart Nap Time, has just under four million followers on Pinterest. One of her biggest boards is “i ♥ naptime recipes,” which is full of pins of easy recipes from her site. The board has nearly 300,000 followers.

Vané Broussard – Modern Wedding Centerpieces

Vané Broussard is an interior designer and the founder of Brooklyn Bride. One of her biggest boards is “Modern Wedding – Centerpieces,” which serves as inspiration for brides and grooms to be and has more than three million followers.

Jodi McKee – Craftiness

Photographer and blogger Jodi McKee has more than 3.5 million Pinterest followers. One of her most popular boards is “craftiness,” which is full of pins that link to fun craft projects. Given that plenty of people use Pinterest for project inspiration and ideas, it’s no wonder the board has nearly three million followers.

This article is a guest post by Melanie Deardorff

Ready to spruce up your Pinterest page with some new boards? Check out the creative Pinterest marketing ideas from the health coaches, personal trainers, wellness bloggers, authors, and speakers I interviewed.

Pinterest is an effective social media site for wellness businesses because workouts, recipes, health and lifestyle tips and more lend themselves to the visual nature of the platform.

If you want to learn more about Pinterest strategy for wellness businesses, listen to this podcast episode.

16 Inspiring Pinterest Boards for Wellpreneurs

  • Healthy habits – Marissa Vicario, health coach, goes green (as in, juice!) with her Detox With Food board. Your board could be like Marissa’s, with its mix of detoxifying foods and drinks, or you could create two boards – one for food and one for drinks.
  • Products and services – Aspen Yoga Mats founder Wendy Moore does a wonderful job showcasing her colorful, functional products on AYM’s Custom Mats. And she’s getting a nice “two-fer” because she’s able to feature her products, while at the same time sharing her clients’ custom mat designs (built-in testimonials, I think!).
  • Lifestyle – Wellpreneur’s Amanda Cook has travel-themed boards which give her followers an inside look into what Amanda likes to do in her spare time – travel. You could also create a favorites board for magazines, songs or podcasts.
  • Fab photos – Pinterest is all about images, but how about dedicating a board to beautiful deliciously staged photography, like Marly McMillen Beelman does with her Marly’s Food Photography board? If you’re skilled at shooting your own photos, like Marly, Pinterest is a great place to show them off. Just remember that once your personal photos are pinned, they could be repinned a hundred times over – so make sure you watermark them with your logo or website name.
  • Popular diets – When people search for Paleo on Pinterest, they will likely see blogger, conference speaker and podcaster Cynthia Sanchez’s Go Paleo? Research board. Cynthia’s mix of recipes, meal ideas and infographics is the likely reason her board has so many followers – that and the fact she’s also a Pinterest trainer and knows all the tips and tricks!
  • Friends and affiliates – Blogger and FitBloggin’ conference founder Roni Noone gives a shout-out to fellow bloggers in the Our Favorite Mommy Bloggers group board. You could also create a board for any affiliate partners you have, including healthy products you sell, other wellness pros you collaborate with, etc.
  • Show your expertise – Sonia Hazard, LMT, NCMT, knows a thing or two about healing touch, and her Massage 🙂 board shares tips on how to stress less and how massages can be restorative. (But we knew that, right? I get a massage every month and love it!) Sonia also includes humor on her page, which gives her an opportunity to show her fun personality.
  • Repinnable recipes – Recipes and Pinterest go together like (natural) peanut butter and jelly. Ricki Heller, PhD, RHN and author, does a great job of pinning recipes her target audience will love. Her News and Info about living Candida Free features food from a book published. (Ricki’s huge collection of boards and huge following also likely go together!)
  • Personality plus – Even if you have a business Pinterest account, it’s still great to show your personal side. Gluten-free blogger and health coach Laura Beghein’s dreamy My Dream Vacations board shows there’s more to Laura’s tastes than just healthy eating.
  • Exercise and activity – Institute for Integrative Nutrition grad and fitness personality Laura London is super-active on Pinterest and also YouTube. Her Lower Body Workouts with Laura London includes a mix of videos and images. (Little-known fact: Laura is the awesome person who took the time to chat with me about IIN before I enrolled. So thankful for her!)
  • Motivational moments – Kandice Poirier, a health coach and fitness blogger, pins inspirational images and shares her Christian faith on her Buld your Character, Build Relationships board. (Love what she’s doing here.)
  • About Me – My good friend and fellow health coach Lou Ann Donovan has a unique About Me board that includes a map showing where she lives. I’ve not seen this type of board before (the modified column look). It’s definitely worth checking out!
  • Party fare – Health and weight-loss coach Dani Spies’ Clean Eating Super Bowl Recipes board is sure to be highly sought after when pinners search for healthy game day recipes. Dani’s idea should inspire you to think of other themed boards for when people get together to have some fun, yet still keep it healthy – like an Oscar watch party, bridal shower or Fab 50 party.
  • Healthy minds – Vitality expert and professional speaker Maureen Wielansky pins a mix of tips, infographics and humorous material on her Stress-Less board. (My favorite pin from her board: I trust that there is a plan for my life even if it is yet to be revealed to me.)
  • Good-for-you treats – Health coach Nina Manolson’s tasty-looking Healthy Sweets board proves that health coaches still love to enjoy a treat or two! (I want to try the Raw Pecan Pie, because it reminds me of a simple, tasty treat my mom would always make with pecan-stuffed dates rolled in powder sugar.)
  • Blog posts – Here’s a trick I learned from some of the pro pinners I follow: Whenever you publish a new blog post, add it to your board designated just for your author content 🙂

Lots of great ideas here, don’t you think? Ready to add a new board or two to your Pinterest page?

Melanie Deardorff is a veteran marketer whose focus has been digital and social media marketing since 2009. Based in the U.S. Midwest but transitioning to more of a digital nomad (work from wherever) lifestyle, Melanie partners with companies of all sizes and industries, including nonprofits. A special passion of hers is helping small companies, including health and wellness-focused businesses, stand out and be authentic online.

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