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20 Macro-Friendly Recipes to Keep You on Track

Lexi’s Clean Kitchen

Way too often, diets feel so restrictive and limiting, you just end up hungry. Not the macro diet (short for macronutrients)—instead of counting calories, you’re focused on eating a healthy balance of proteins, fats and carbs. That way, you can eat what you want and discover what works best for you and your body. These 20 macro recipes are sure to make you fall in love with this lifestyle.

Lexi’s Clean Kitchen

1.

Sheet-Pan Root Vegetable and Sage Pesto Salmon

The most addictive salmon ever.

Eat Yourself Skinny

2.

Spicy Tuna Avocado Wrap

Because sad desk lunches are never an option.

Eat Live Run

3.

Salmon Quinoa Burgers

Lose the buns and substitute with lettuce instead.

Slender Kitchen

4.

One-Pan Blackened Cod, Sweet Potatoes and Zucchini

Dinner in under 30 minutes? We like the sound of that.

Just a Taste

5.

Zucchini Fritters

Easiest appetizer ever, coming right up.

Skinny Taste

6.

Turkey Taco Spaghetti Squash Bowls

Excuse us while we load up on this pico de gallo.

The Healthy Foodie

7.

Easy Poached Fish in Tomato Basil Sauce

Melt in your mouth alert. 

Le Crème de la Crumb

8.

Baked Honey Sriracha Lime Salmon

Looking for a little heat? You’ve come to the right place.

The Minimalist Baker

9.

Coconut Red Curry with Chickpeas

Guaranteed to make you feel warm and cozy inside.

Skinny Taste

10.

Brussels Sprouts and Sausage Parsnip Spiralized Pasta

No pasta? No problem.

Delish Knowledge

11.

Instant-Pot Quinoa Enchiladas

Plant-based protein to the rescue. 

Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

12.

Baked Sesame-Ginger Salmon in Parchment

Step outside your Crock-Pot and sheet-pan comfort zone.

Damn Delicious

13.

Sheet-Pan Steak, Eggs and Potatoes

An easy go-to for breakfast, lunch or dinner.

Minimalist Baker

14.

30-Minute Cauliflower Rice Stir-Fry

Second helpings are totally OK.

Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

15.

Pan-Fried Cod Recipe with Swiss Chard

This dish calls for a glass of white wine.

Lexi’s Clean Kitchen

16.

Sneaky Veggie Gluten-Free Mac and Cheese with Pecan Croutons

Blow-your-mind amazing.

Abra’s Kitchen

17.

One-Pan Mediterranean Cod with Fennel, Kale and Black Olives

Hearty, filling and definitely your new favorite dish.

Brendid

18.

Oven-Roasted Root Vegetables

Serve with a piece of salmon and you’re good to go.

Eat Yourself Skinny

19.

Healthy Turkey Lettuce Wraps

You need to try these.

Photo: Liz Andrew/Styling: Erin McDowell

20.

Roasted Squash and Farro Salad with Avocado Dressing

The supermarket salad bar has nothing on this recipe.