What to Eat After Scarfing a 1/2 Pan of Brownies

By Accidentally Sexy
Created March 15, 2017
Healthy reboot recipes for when life hands you a pan of brownies. MORE+ LESS-

We’ve all done it. Sometimes the brownies are just too good to stop with one. I mean, have you seen the recipes on this site? Carpe diem!

Afterwards, my body is always asking me to make some different choices for a while. Here are 15 recipes that’ll get you back on track after a little overindulgence.


1. Paleo Gluten-Free Apple Pecan Chicken Salad

This salad has the benefit of being both gluten-free and paleo, which is food speak for “you won’t feel bad about eating this”.


2. Mediterranean Grain Salad

I like the tang from the olives and cool crispness of the cucumber in this easy grain bowl.


3. Lemon Asparagus and Broccolini

I’m a sucker for anything lemon, especially when it brightens up the flavor of green veggies.


4. Paleo Gluten-Free Bison Stuffed Portabellas

Sometimes you still need something with substance. These bison-stuffed portabella mushrooms are just the trick!


5. Mint and Orange Sparkle

If you’re trying to cut back on soda and still want to drink something with a little sparkle, this mocktail is a refreshing option.


6. Frozen Yogurt Covered Blueberries

I like to make these ahead of time and have them on hand in a pinch for my sweet tooth.


7. Healthy Sesame Soba Noodle Bowls

Sometimes, I get into a delivery food spiral. This recipe helps to wean me off of that greasy stuff.


8. Make-Ahead Acai Smoothie Jar

I like breakfast that you can make ahead because the last thing I want to do in the morning is pull anything together. I’ve already got enough on my plate! Making this smoothie the night before means that I can make better choices while I’m rushing through my daily routine.


9. Quinoa-Stuffed Roasted Squash

With fall weather approaching, roasted squash is always a great choice to make your house smell like a candle.


10. Spicy Chipotle Grilled Vegetables

If you’re getting a little bored with your veggies, this chipotle twist will give them a nice kick. It’s a great way to keep your dinner menu interesting.


11. Southwest Chicken and Vegetable Brown Rice Bowls

Rather than going to a build-your-own-burrito restaurant, make that magic at home with this Southwest bowl. You get more control of what goes into each bowl and you can have leftovers for later!


12. Healthy Sriracha-Lime Rice-Noodle Salad Bowl with Beef

This recipe is a little more exotic, with flavors like lime and sriracha. It’ll surely give you a taste of adventure on your plate!


13. Baked Parmesan Kale Chips

These are so yummy. I like to make a bowl of kale chips when I’m staying in for a movie night or want a tasty side for a sandwich.


14. Apple Cinnamon Water

Sometimes the idea of drinking just water can sound a little “blah”. Adding apple and cinnamon is a good trick to make water seem a little more enticing.


15. Nutritious Gluten-Free Green Smoothie

This recipe makes it easy to be green. Nutritious and gluten-free, this smoothie is a great option when you’re trying to add more fruit and vegetables into your day.

So you ate 1/2 pan of brownies. We feel you! Now you’ve got 15 recipes to balance out the rest of your week.