Fresh, healthy recipes in the middle of winter

Help! I'm in a cooking rut after the holidays, and I need some fresh recipes to kick-start the year. Not quite ready to start eating a bunch of salad suppers, but definitely tired of rich, heavy food. What are you all making these days?

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ktr January 10, 2015
We eat a lot of soups in our house. And lately, homemade pizzas.
 
Meaghan F. January 10, 2015
Big ol' sheet pans of roasted veggies and Ina Garten's fabulous oven-baked risotto are my staples right now. Recently made Fuchsia Dunlop's gong bao ("Kung pao") chicken though and the hubby and I are OBSESSED - had it twice just last week lol.
 
aargersi January 10, 2015
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I tested this soup a couple of weeks ago, it's light, healthful, delicious:
https://food52.com/recipes/32333-a-lighter-spinach-and-parmesan-egg-drop-soup

One thing I do is buy an overload of greens at the farmer's market and then challenge myself to use up every scrap ... and I spend a lot of time searching right here on Food52!!!
 
HalfPint January 9, 2015
My suggestion: chicken pho. A fragrant and light broth, rice noodles, slices of chicken, and fresh herbs. Warm, filling, but somehow light. Serious Eat posted a quick recipe this week. Check it out.
 
inpatskitchen January 9, 2015
This is one of my favorites and the grape tomatoes are pretty good year round:
ood52.com/recipes/14030-first-night-in-florence-spaghetti
 
inpatskitchen January 9, 2015
Let me try that again:
https://food52.com/recipes/14030-first-night-in-florence-spaghetti
 
boulangere January 9, 2015
Thank you, Pat! I made it just a couple nights ago myself.
 
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