Best Recipes of 2016 – Did Your Favourite Make the Cut?

Best Recipes of 2016 – Did Your Favourite Make the Cut?
The Best Recipes of 2016 - Quick and Healthy - You Totally Got This

From seriously delicious sweet treats to super yum weeknight meals, these are the quick and healthy recipes that you loved in 2016.  So without further ado, introducing the best recipes of 2016. Did your favourite make the cut?

1. Healthy One Pan Lasagne

Big YAY! This was my favourite recipe and you guys loved it too. In fact it was easily the most popular recipe of 2016! Rich cheesy lasagne is good, but rich cheesy lasagne you can cook in less than 30 minutes is even better. If you haven’t made it yet, what are you waiting for?

Do yourself a favour and grab the recipe right here.

Healthy one pan lasagne that only takes 30 minutes to cook. Where do I get the recipe? | | #recipe #lasagne #Italian

2. Peanut Butter and Chocolate Blondies

Chewy peanut butter blondies oozing with melted chocolate. What’s not to love? Not only do they taste out of this world, they’re practically foolproof. Just 5 ingredients and 30 minutes and this low sugar, gluten-free deliciousness could be yours.

And the good news? The recipe is just a click away.

4 Ingredient Peanut Butter & Choc Chipe Blondies Sugar Free Gluten Free

3. 15 Minute Fried Rice

This is the dinner you cook, when you don’t want to cook. Seriously delicious fried rice, on the table quicker than you can say Chinese takeout. You won’t believe just how good it is, until you try it for yourself.

Get the recipe here.

15 Minute Fried Rice

4. Mini Pumpkin Pies

Oh my it’s pumpkin pie. Coming in at number 4, my healthy version of the American holiday favourite.  Not only are these mini pies super cute, they’re sugar-free, gluten-free, dairy-free and absolutely delicious.

Want some pumpkin love? The recipe is waiting for you, so get on it!

These healthy mini pumpkin pies are the perfect healthy holiday treat. They are gluten free, dairy free, sugar free and vegan friendly. Get the recipe here | #vegan #holidays #thanksgiving

5. Microwave Sweet Potato Chips

Crunchy sweet potato chips in less than 5 minutes. It’s official you guys went mental for this one!

Find out how to make them right now.

Microwave Sweet Potato Chips. Get the recipe here #healthy #snack

 6. Smashed Broccoli and Prosciutto Pasta

Quick and easy weeknight meals don’t get any tastier than this one. Crispy prosciutto, I rest my case! This pasta is guaranteed to be a family favourite. Don’t believe me? Grab the recipe and make it tonight.

Smashed Broccoli and Prosciutto Pasta

7. Low Sugar Chocolate Fudge

A healthy treat that doesn’t taste healthy. It’s true and it’s delicious. This creamy dreamy chocolate fudge is low on sugar, but high on taste. Plus it’s so easy to make, it’s dangerous. This is one sweet treat you don’t want to miss out on.

Get the recipe now. Go!

Low Sugar Chocolate Fudge You Totally Got This

8. Christmas Shortbread

Okay so technically this is a Christmas recipe, but whatever you do, don’t wait until next Christmas to make it. Life’s too short not to eat shortbread!  They’re melt in your mouth delicious, but still healthy and super easy to make.

Get out your cookie cutter and get baking, the recipe is right here.

Gluten Free Sugar Free Christmas Shortbread

9. Tasty Chicken Tacos

Turns out I’m not the only one who loves tacos. You guys went loco for my tasty chicken tacos. The best part, you can have them on the table in 10 minutes. I know, how good is that?

Grab the recipe and have a Mexican fiesta tonight.

Tasty Chicken Tacos with coleslaw, tomato, avocado and corn

10.  Vietnamese Pho Salad Bowl

It’s salad season in Australia and this Vietnamese Pho Salad Bowl is a beauty! It has all the delicious flavours of pho soup in a salad. Genius! Plus, this is no rabbit leaf salad- ah uh no! You loved it, because it’s super filling and quick and easy enough to cook on those warm summer nights.

Get the easy peasy 20 minute recipe here.

Pho Salad Bowl


So there you have it, the best recipes of 2016. Did your favourite recipe make the cut? Let me know, which You Totally Got This recipes you loved this year in the comments section below. I would really love to hear from you!

And one more thing before you go….

Thank you!

2016 was a special year because You Totally Got This was born. And you, well you have been with me every step of the way.

And 2017….

Watch out, because we have so totally got this!

Happy New Year!


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2 thoughts on “Best Recipes of 2016 – Did Your Favourite Make the Cut?”

  • Wow, amazing inspiration!
    I already wrote the ingredients for #1 and #4. Will give both a try this weekend (think of not adding the rice syrup, what do you think?)
    So great to have good tasty food without the effort
    Thank you!

    • Hi Sagit
      Thank you for your kind words!
      The lasagne is an absolute favourite, in fact we are having it Sunday night and hubby is cooking! I haven’t tested the pumpkin pies without rice malt syrup. I think you could definitely get away with leaving it out of the filling as the pumpkin and spices are sweet on their own. I’m really not sure how the cases would go without it, because the rice malt syrup helps bind the ingredients together. You could experiment by adding a tablespoon of almond butter or tahini instead and see whether that works. Good luck!
      Thank you so much for your support and Happy New Year!
      Rani x

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