These are officially the 20 best 'healthy' recipes on Pinterest

Grapefruit wholemeal doughnuts tall1Pinterest / Nicky’s Kitchen SanctuaryYou’d never guess these doughnuts are healthy.

LONDON — On Tuesday, online photo sharing platform Pinterest revealed the finalists of its first Best of Pinterest UK Food Awards.

Entries for the awards, which aim to celebrate the best UK food from the 13 billion food ideas shared on the platform, were open to any Pinterest user in the UK.

The shortlists within 12 categories included recipes from chefs such as Nigella Lawson and Mary Berry, publications like British Vogue and Olive Magazine, and everyday cooks and food lovers.

The finalists were then selected from 500 nominations by a panel including Michelin-starred chef Tom Aikens, Time Out UK’s Food and Drink Editor Tania Ballantine, and the BBC Food team.

The recipes were judged on three primary criteria — whether they passed the “drool” test (meaning the panel wanted to eat them), whether or not the recipes were exciting, and how easy they were to make at home.

We’ve rounded up the four finalists within the Best Healthy Recipe category below, as well as the shortlisted contenders. From healthy Nutella to creamy brownies, see the most beautiful — and surprisingly good for you — recipes below.

The final winners in each category will be announced on February 2 at an event in London.

FINALIST: Chocolate & Goji Berry Bars

FINALIST: Super Lentil and Vegetable Soup

FINALIST: Spiralized Vegetable Noodle Bowls with Peanut Sauce

FINALIST: Spicy Beef Lettuce Wraps

SHORTLIST: Rose & Pistachio Raw Chocolate

SHORTLIST: Turmeric Masala Curry

SHORTLIST: Maple-Orange Roasted Chickpeas & Carrots

SHORTLIST: Quick Kale & Beetroot Salad

SHORTLIST: Mexican Cheese Twists

SHORTLIST: Healthy Kung Pao Chicken

SHORTLIST: Nutritious Nutella

SHORTLIST: Baked Parmesan Polenta Fries

SHORTLIST: Skinny Fries with Lemon Salt & Rosemary

SHORTLIST: Chocolate Dipped Satsumas

SHORLIST: Raw Raspberry Ruffle Bars

SHORTLIST: Chicken, Mango, and Chilli Salad

SHORTLIST: Roasted Courgette Salad with Lemon, Chilli, Basil, and Crispy Shallots

SHORTLIST: No Bake Peanut Butter Energy Bites

SHORTLIST: Raw Berry Cream Brownies

SHORTLIST: Healthier Grapefruit Breakfast Doughnuts

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