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Day 16:

Lower-Sugar Recipes for Every Meal

Now that you’re more than halfway through our 28-Day Sugar Reset Challenge, here are a few of Andrea’s favorite lower-sugar recipes for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and snacks to help you finish strong! Try one or try them all; we think you’ll agree that eating lower-sugar foods is a delicious adventure!

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Low Carb Cauliflower and Thyme Soup

You have to scroll far down on the page for the recipe, but it’s worth it! This soup is low in calories as well as sugar (1 g per serving). Including prep and cooking time, this delightful soup can be on your table in just 30 minutes. Great for lunch or dinner.

Crunchy Cheesy Shrimp

This recipe can serve as a main course, a side dish, or an appetizer! These cheesy shrimp take only minutes to make and may disappear just as quickly! 


Roasted and Spiced Chickpeas

If you are looking for a unique snack or a different side dish (goes great with the Balsamic Salmon!) to accompany a main dish, this recipe is for you. You can give an extra pinch of chili powder if you like it really hot! 

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Guacamole Dip

Guacamole is the perfect snacking dip with fresh veggies or whole grain chips. Avocado and extra virgin olive oil are super sources of healthy fats. Dip and enjoy! 


Pomegranate and Pear Quinoa Salad

This recipe has it all: high protein in quinoa, which also is a great source of fiber, the natural sweetness of pomegranate and pears, and healthy fats in the sunflower seeds.


Maple Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Even if you think you don’t like Brussel sprouts, you’ll love this recipe. The combination of maple syrup, apple cider vinegar, and coconut oil make these roasted green orbs a true delight. Makes a perfect side dish. To lower the sugar content, swap the maple syrup for balsamic vinegar.


Puffins Waffles

Love waffles for breakfast? This recipe includes a few surprises, including fiber- and protein-rich flaxseeds and unsweetened applesauce, and of course Puffins cereal. The combination results in a treat everyone will love. You can swap the brown sugar for coconut sugar, which has a lower glycemic index, or eliminate it altogether (which would be my recommendation).


Balsamic Salmon

This easy recipe takes just 15 minutes from prep to table. Be sure to use wild-caught salmon, which is a rich source of essential omega-3 fatty acids.


Happy cooking and creating!

Andrea Donsky, B. COMM, is an Author, Registered Holistic Nutritionist (R.H.N.), Editor-in-Chief, and Founder of Her passion is to inspire people to make enlightened choices for healthy living. Andrea has combined her background and expertise as both a Registered Holistic Nutritionist and an entrepreneur to educate the public on living an organic and non-GMO lifestyle through the creation of her businesses, books, articles, videos, speeches, and media appearances.