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A collection of popular healthy recipes, including slow cooker, chicken, soups, and more

We’ve reached my favorite post of the year, the annual compilation of YOUR Favorite Recipes of 2019. After digging into all the data and ranking the recipes, this list of recipes were your favorites from the past year. Of the 165+ (!) new recipes I posted this year, these 11 have claimed the top spots.

This list tells me that you all love healthy recipes that still taste delicious. ME TOO.

You’re also busy. I HEAR YOU. The dishes on this list are easy and quick.

You can expect many more quick, easy, healthy, and incredibly delicious recipes from me in 2020! 

You also can expect MY COOKBOOK. It is packed with my best recipes EVER—all brand new and never before published, including many wonderful, healthy, and easy dinners.

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In addition to working on cookbook edits, I’m also already hard at work on recipes for next year. To make sure you don’t miss any of the upcoming recipes, you can sign up to have new recipes emailed to you here each time one is published. It’s 100% FREE.

Now, a tasty trip down memory lane: The Most Popular Recipes of 2019.

Easy Sesame Tofu Stir Fry. Crispy tofu with spinach, broccoli, or any fresh vegetables you love. This vegan recipe is packed with flavor in a simple, delicious Asian garlic ginger sauce. Serve with rice or noodles.

11. Tofu Stir Fry

“We absolutely loved this recipe. Delicious! My six, four, and two-year-old even ate it all up. We will definitely be making this again and again.” —Morgan

A bowl of chicken noodle soup with fresh herbs

10. Crock Pot Chicken Noodle Soup

“It might be 90 degrees outside (and rising) but my office kitchen is always freezing, and this is the perfect lunch to warm me up. This is such a yummy comfort food dish! Also the onion trick is life-changing.” —Laura

A white plate with a piece of sweet potato pie and whipped cream

9. Old Fashioned Sweet Potato Pie

“This was a big hit! My husband has always preferred sweet potato pie to pumpkin so I’ve been on a hunt for the right recipe for a few years now. I finally found it! Thank you!” —Rebecca

Roasted brussels sprouts with garlic and Parmesan in a white bowl

8. Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Garlic

“These Brussels sprouts are so tasty!! I love to mix them with pasta.” —Sarah

A blue plate with spaghetti noodles and baked turkey meatballs

7. Baked Turkey Meatballs

“These were AMAZING, and my husband LOVED them. Will be making these again!!” —Shannon

A wooden bowl filled with strawberry spinach salad

6. Spinach Strawberry Salad with Balsamic Poppy Seed Dressing

“This strawberry spinach salad is so good. I don’t typically like spinach very much, but the dressing on this is so yummy that I don’t even realize I’m eating spinach. Couldn’t stop eating it.” —Terry

Healthy Instant Pot Teriyaki Chicken from scratch! Use fresh or frozen chicken thighs or breasts and serve with rice or cauliflower rice for a low carb version. This easy pressure cooker recipe tastes like your favorite stir fry but is so much better for you.

5. Instant Pot Teriyaki Chicken

“Really great recipe! Had this for dinner tonight, and the whole family loved it. It was delicious, and we’ll definitely make it again. Thank you!” —Kayla

Filling and healthy Oatmeal Smoothie with peanut butter, banana, and cinnamon. With benefits like fiber, protein, healthy fats, and whole grains, this vegan breakfast smoothie will keep you full for hours! Great for breakfast, kids, and for weight loss too!

4. Oatmeal Smoothie

“THANK YOU! Fabulous recipe and a definite keeper! This is so satisfying, yummy, and filling!” —Tracy

Tender Instant Pot ribs served on a board

3. Instant Pot Ribs

“These. Are. Amazing. I loved that the meat was falling off the bone. Tasty and less messy! This recipe is delicious!” —Sarah

Peanut butter protein bars on a white counter

2. Peanut Butter Protein Bars

“These protein bars are absolutely delicious! So easy to make…everyone from my hubby, kids & fellow members of the gym love Erin’s recipe. I’ve even added some sunflower seeds to the bars!” —Michelle

A white bowl filled with Instant Pot shredded chicken

1. Instant Pot Chicken

“This is exactly what I am needing! The words “Thank you” are not enough. You answered all of my chicken questions in one easy to read post. You are amazing. Thank you!” —Elysia

As always, THANK YOU for continuing to support my blog. It is because of each and every one of you that these recipes were possible. I truly love hearing about what you think and which recipes are favorites in your home.♥

Don’t forget, you can find SO many more recipes in my Recipe Index. And, come back tomorrow for a list of MY favorite recipes from 2019. This list has recipes that may be lesser known but are just as delicious!

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Hi, I'm Erin Clarke, and I'm fearlessly dedicated to making healthy food that's affordable, easy-to-make, and best of all DELISH. I'm the author and recipe developer here at and of The Well Plated Cookbook. I adore both sweets and veggies, and I am on a mission to save you time and dishes. WELCOME!

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