Food & Health

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  • Roasted Asparagus

    Published on May 25, 2021
    Have you tried roasting asparagus? If not, you're in for a treat! Season with your favorite spices.

  • Mini Quiche

    Published on May 25, 2021
    These mini quiches are packed with nutrition. Mix it up and make quiche for dinner! Each family member can add their choice of veggies!

  • Lentil Spaghetti

    Whether you purchase sauce or use home made, add cooked or canned lentils for a boost of fiber and protein!

  • Black Bean and Vegetable Quesadillas

    Learn how to make a quesadilla that's packed with veggies, nutrients, and flavor!

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • 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!

  • 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.

  • Crispy Kale Chips

    Try our recipe for Crispy Kale Chips! Only one cup provides all the Vitamins A, C, and K you need in one day. Now that's a powerful chip!

  • Oven Fries

    Oven fries are very easy to make! If you scrub them well, there is no need to peel your potatoes. Leaving the skin on provides additional fiber and nutrients. You can try this recipe with sweet potatoes or rutabaga.

  • Tuna Melt

    Here is how to make a tasty tuna melt using ingredients you might already have in your cupboards!

  • Cornmeal Green Beans

    ½ pound green beans, ½ cup flour, ¼ cup milk, 2 eggs, 1 cup cornmeal, 1 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon pepper, ½ teaspoon garlic powder, Cooking spray