Classic Takeout Foods Homemade

Your car died. Your dog has fleas. The workday was, frankly, terrible. You’re ordering takeout, and no can stop you. But wait! Before you give in to the mystery ingredients just for the sake of convenience—take a look at these healthy twists on your favorite takeout staples.

This article has been posted with permission and originally appeared as 11 Healthier Takes on Takeout Classics on Relish

Classic Takeout Foods HomemadeLIZ ANDREW/STYLING: ERIN MCDOWELL

General Tso’s Cauliflower

You can either call your local Chinese takeout joint, or you can make this recipe for General Tso’s Cauliflower. This version is spicy-sweet like the original but will please meat-eaters and vegetarians alike. Find the recipe here.

Classic Takeout Foods HomemadeLIZ ANDREW/STYLING: ERIN MCDOWELL

Homemade Veggie Sushi

Luckily, we found a simpler method to making sushi at home that is just as delightful. Find the recipe here.

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Baked Avocado Fries

Who needs a midnight order of fries when you have these crispy, creamy avocado wedges? These avocados are baked until crisp on the outside but stay soft and creamy on the inside. Find the recipe here.

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Quinoa and Vegetable Fried Rice

Fried rice is the perfect way to use up leftover rice. Use the same theory to quinoa or any other grain you have in the fridge for a delicious meal. Add some chicken, shrimp or tofu for extra protein. Find the recipe here.

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Baked Parmesan Chicken Nuggets

Grab some barbecue sauce or ketchup and start dunking these delicious nuggets. No dive thru needed! Find the recipe here.

Classic Takeout Foods HomemadeLIZ ANDREW/STYLING: ERIN MCDOWELL

Pizza with a Cauliflower Crust

No time to make pizza dough? No problem. Make this crust and get an extra serving of vegetables. Find the recipe here.

Classic Takeout Foods HomemadeLIZ ANDREW/STYLING: ERIN MCDOWELL

Chickpea Veggie Burgers

When you’re craving some Mickey D’s, skip the Big Mac and opt for this healthy and filling chickpea patty instead. Find the recipe here.

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Oven Fried Chicken and Honey Mustard

Fooled ya—this “fried” chicken is baked from start to finish. No fryer required. Find the recipe here.

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Crispy Baked Onion Rings

Have your onion rings without all the grease. Find the recipe here.

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Zucchini Noodle Pad Thai

Zucchini noodles are a great way to add more vegetables to Pad Thai. Plus, they’re a delicious way to soak up the sauce. Find the recipe here.

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