Food & Health

Center for Regional Food Systems

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  • Asparagus Guacamole

    Try this fresh idea for using asparagus!

  • Cucumber Salad

    This fresh salad requires few ingredients and you can season to your taste!

  • Potato, Black Bean, & Kale Skillet

    This skillet is flexible! Sweet potatoes and peppers? Lentils and spinach? Use what you have on hand!

  • Southwestern Rice Bowl

    Try this easy, quick recipe.

  • Blackberry Banana Overnight Oats

    If you haven’t tried overnight oats give them a try! This recipe combines blackberries and bananas for a nutrient packed breakfast.

  • Avocado Breakfast Bruschetta

    See this tasty and nutritious breakfast idea!

  • Nancy’s Collard Greens

    Try this recipe to add some healthy greens to your meals!

  • Healthier Microwave Popcorn

    Easy and healthy microwavable popcorn! Skip the overpriced movie theater style popcorn bags and pop your own at home. It only takes 3 minutes and you control the amount of oil and salt you add, so it's much healthier!

  • Easy Guacamole Dip

    Try this tasty, easy guacamole dip! Did you know there are nearly 20 vitamins and minerals in one avocado. Eat up! Remember to eat in moderation and share this dip with friends.

  • Orange Creamsicles

    Try our healthy three ingredient homemade Orange Creamsicle recipe! This recipe makes about 9 servings. Enjoy!

  • Overnight Oats

    Don't skip out on breakfast! Overnight oats make a great first meal of the day and they take less than 2 minutes to prepare the night before.

  • Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

    You would never guess that these muffins were made with yogurt instead of oil! At only 20 cents per muffin, these Chocolate Zucchini Muffins are worth the effort!

  • Homemade Apple Sauce

    Try our easy applesauce recipe and freeze the leftovers for later!

  • Roasted Grapefruit

    Roasted grapefruit? This is a common treat in Costa Rica! The baking process helps remove some of the sourness of the fruit and results in a tangy, sweet, and warm snack! Grapefruit is a great source of vitamin C! Try boosting your immune system today with a roasted grapefruit!

  • Sweet Potato Quesadillas

    Add more veggies to your quesadillas with sweet potatoes!

  • Chicken Penne

    Try this healthier version of baked penne. We substituted whole-grain pasta for white pasta and added chicken and broccoli to boost the nutrition content!

  • Chocolate Beet Muffins

    Turn up the beat with these Chocolate Beet Muffins! The chocolate masks the flavor of the beets so you won't even know they are there. Sneaking vegetables into baked goods increases the vitamin and mineral content!

  • Cheesy Hamburger Skillet

    This dish will keep everyone in the family satisfied, with minimal clean up.

  • Garden Sloppy Joes

    Adding vegetables to your favorite meat dish pumps up the vitamin, mineral, and taste factors. We added vegetables to a low-fat sloppy joe recipe and the results were fantastic!

  • Broccoli Potato Soup

    Try this nutritious, hot meal with just a few ingredients.