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9 Healthy Lemon Recipes That Use Up All That Citrus

January 12, 2024
Courtesy of The Mediterranean Dish

When life gives you lemons, why not turn them into a burst of vibrant and healthy flavors? Lemons, with their zesty and tangy profile, are not only a kitchen staple but also a versatile ingredient that can elevate both sweet and savory dishes. In this roundup, we’ve gathered nine delightful and healthy lemon recipes that showcase the citrus marvel in all its glory. From savory lemon garlic chicken to chewy lemon cookies, these healthy lemon recipes are going to make the most of your extra citrus.

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1. Healthy Lemon Bars

Healthy Lemon Bars

Courtesy of Ambitious Kitchen

Indulge your sweet tooth guilt-free with these gluten-free, dairy-free, and paleo-friendly lemon bars. The perfect blend of tangy and sweet, these bars are a wholesome treat for any occasion.

Try this recipe from Ambitious Kitchen.

2. Greek Lemon Chicken Soup

Greek Lemon Chicken Soup

Courtesy of Skinny Fitalicious

Get a taste of vacation with a bowl of Greek lemon chicken soup. Packed with protein and a citrusy kick, this soup is a comforting and nutritious delight.

Try this recipe from Skinny Fitalicious.

3. Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins with Lemon Glaze

Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins with Lemon Glaze

Courtesy of Erin Lives Whole

Start your day on a bright note with these healthy lemon poppy seed muffins. Topped with a luscious lemon glaze, they’re a delightful balance of sweetness and zest.

Try this recipe from Erin Lives Whole.

4. Lemon Garlic Chicken

Lemon Garlic Chicken

Courtesy of The Mediterranean Dish

Elevate your dinner with the exquisite flavors of lemon and garlic in this Mediterranean-inspired chicken dish. It’s bursting with savory goodness!

Try this recipe from The Mediterranean Dish.

5. Lemon Pixie Cookies

Lemon Pixie Cookies

Courtesy of Chocolate Covered Katie

Experience a kick of lemony magic with these gluten-free pixie cookies. These bite-sized wonders are soft, chewy, and simply melt in your mouth.

Try this recipe from Chocolate Covered Katie.

6. Lemon Poppyseed Protein Bars

Lemon Poppyseed Protein Bars

Courtesy of Amy’s Healthy Baking

Fuel your day with these protein-packed gluten-free lemon bars. They’re the perfect on-the-go snack that combines the goodness of poppy seeds and the zing of lemon.

Try this recipe from Amy’s Healthy Baking.

7. Healthy Lemon Loaf

Healthy Lemon Loaf

Courtesy of Eating Bird Food

Indulge in a slice of lemony heaven with this healthy lemon loaf. Moist, flavorful, and made with wholesome ingredients, it’s a guilt-free pleasure.

Try this recipe from Eating Bird Food.

8. Healthy Lemonade

Healthy Lemonade

Courtesy of Amy’s Healthy Baking

Quench your thirst with a refreshing glass of healthy lemonade. In just 10 minutes, you can enjoy a light and citrusy beverage without the excess sugar.

Try this recipe from Amy’s Healthy Baking.

9. Vegan Lemon Pie

Vegan Lemon Pie

Courtesy of Veggie World Recipes

Sink your teeth into this bright and cheery vegan lemon pie. Made with wholesome plant-based ingredients like cashews and coconut milk, it’s a lighter twist on a classic dessert.

Try this recipe from Veggie World Recipes.

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