Starting the new year always begins with empty promises of eating healthy, trying something new, and the biggest joke of all, giving up chocolate and alcohol. If you are one of the select few who has not yet given up your resolutions: good for you. For those still struggling to hold on, here are 17 healthy recipes for you to try in 2017 to help out. 

1. Three Different Ways to Make Insta Perfect Toast

cream, sweet
Taylor Treadway

If you're tired of plain toast with butter, this article is for you.

2. Tomato, Mushroom, Spinach Egg White Bites 

mushroom, chicken, salad
Molly Krohe

An easy and delicious grab-and-go eggs for busy mornings.

3. Oatmeal Muffins

Forget about oatmeal in a bowl — these muffins are cuter, easier to carry on-the-go and taste great. 

4. Sweet Potato Toast

sandwich, bread
Alex Frank

Slice it up and throw it in the toaster. It's that easy.

5. Vegan Sandwich

toast, salad, wheat, vegetable, meat, tomato, lettuce, bread, sandwich
Rebecca Sather Jenkins

You do not have to be vegan to enjoy this sandwich or your veggies.

6. English Muffin Pizza

cheese, sauce, mozzarella, pizza
Constance Connolly

If you haven't already tried making this in your meal hall then you're doing it wrong. 

7. Alternative Tuna Salad

tomato, vegetable, avocado, guacamole
Victoria Piranian

If you're a fan of tuna this is puppy is a game changer. 

8. Baked Eggs in a Portobello Mushroom

You had me at portobello mushrooms. 

9. Healthy and Easy Pad Thai 

pesto, pasta, zucchini, spaghetti
Megan Seligman

You don't need to go to restaurant for good pad Thai. Bonus: this recipe uses zucchini noodles for extra vegetables. 

10. Lemon and Herb Salmon

seafood, lox, vegetable, bread, smoked salmon, meat, fish, salmon
Jocelyn Hsu

A recipe that tastes as good as it looks. 

11. Veggie Pasta Primavera

tomato, spaghetti, sauce, basil, vegetable, macaroni, penne, pasta
Lily Allen

Transform your frozen vegetables into a filling and savoury pasta dinner in just 20 minutes.

12. Twice-Baked Sweet Potato

Connie Fan

Try this spin off on the American classic and shock you friends that you can cook. 

13. Oats and Honey Cranberry Bar

Better than your boxed snack bars.

14. 5-Minute Humus 

bread, hummus, sweet, cream, pumpkin
Parisa Soraya

The best way to have hummus and not break the bank in five minutes. You'll never go back to store bought again. 

15. Protein Energy Balls

Next time you’re in need of a boost, whip up one of these bad boys and snack away.

16. Banana Nut Muffins 

banana, pumpkin, chocolate
Emma Boelter
"They're soft from the banana, yet crunchy from the nuts."

17. Vegan Cranberry Apple Cider Pie

apple, rhubarb, strawberry, pie
Grace Nguyen

Pretty, delicious and animal friendly. #Drool

Now go forth and cook, eat and enjoy. Here's hoping 2017 is a healthy (and delicious) year.