Eating well on a budget never tasted so good. Our Recipe Library is an extension of our GoHealthy! Program, encouraging people to cook at home with tasty ingredients that are also affordable. Families that cook and eat at home can save money, eat better, and enjoy more quality time together.
The recipes you find here provide straightforward, tasty and healthy ways to get dinner on the table using foods easily found in most stores or food pantries. A selection of recipes are also available in Spanish and Vietnamese. New recipes are added each week, so check back often.
Veggie Side Dish
Lentils with Roasted Vegetables
Enjoy this simple but flavorful dish that is full of great nutrients! Add your favorite veggies or whatever you have on hand.
Easy Swiss Chard
A simple way to enjoy the spring or fall bounty of greens. Swiss chard has such appealing color and is packed with nutrition, but this recipe works […]
Fresh Fig and Avocado Grilled Cheese
Jazz up your traditional grilled cheese sandwich with fresh figs, avocado and baby spinach. The combination of flavors is perfectly balanced and delicious!
Sweet Roasted Figs
These delightfully simple roasted figs are the perfect dessert on a summer night. Serve with yogurt and granola for a nice treat.
Fig, Apple and Balsamic Chutney
This delicious chutney can be used in so many ways! Try it with your favorite cheese, bread or crackers. Pork and turkey can also get a […]
Roasting eggplant is a simple way to enjoy this healthy vegetable. Using heart-healthy oil and fast, dry cooking makes this a nutritious, savory side dish.
Ratatouille is a dish which originated in France as a filling meal using the farmer’s bountiful harvest. It is a versatile dish that can be served […]
Carrot Top Pesto
A great way to use every part of the carrot. Carrot top pesto is made with refreshing mint, garlic, lemon, and olive oil for a bright […]
Broccoli Baked Potato
Try this healthier take on the classic baked potato that is lighter on butter and loaded with fresh broccoli. This dish is perfect as a side […]
Penne with Spring Vegetables
Make the most of fresh produce with this tasty main dish that is quick to prepare and packs a nutritional punch!
Garbanzo-Stuffed Mini Peppers
These garbanzo-stuffed mini peppers make for a delicious and easy snack or appetizer. They are also a great side dish for parties and pot-lucks.
Spaghetti Squash Sauté
Spaghetti squash is a vegetable alternative to spaghetti. It has a mild flavor and crunchy texture and can be used with any toppings you would use […]
Here is a quick, tasty way to serve up the summer bounty of squash. This simple recipe can be seasoned any way your family prefers. Quick […]
Strawberry Cucumber Salad
This honey-balsamic cucumber and strawberry salad is beyond refreshing. It is a healthy recipe that integrates an acidic flavor with sweetness. A perfect side dish for […]
Simple Roasted Cabbage
Enjoy this fresh and flavorful recipe courtesy of the TAFB Kitchen Garden Cooking School Harvest Series. This dish is quick, easy and delicious.
Oven Roasted Asparagus
Roasting vegetables is quick, easy and delicious! The bitterness is cooked away and the natural sugars caramelize. The savory flavors please even those with the most […]
Indulge in this decadent and sweet treat; it is the perfect healthy snack or quick breakfast on the go. Whole grain goodness full of tart raisins, […]
Granola is a sweet and crunchy treat made with whole grain oats and any combination of additions, such as raisins, cranberries and nuts. Enjoy it alone […]
Crockpot Baked Beans
Baked beans are a popular comfort food. This recipe uses Canadian bacon which is far leaner than traditional bacon. Baked beans can be used as a […]
Veggie Breakfast Tacos
Breakfast tacos are a tasty way to add veggies to your meal. This recipes calls for sweet potatoes and black beans, but you could add any […]
Baked Chicken Nuggets
Kids love eating chicken nuggets, and they’ll love making them too! This is a great recipe for kids to help out with, plus the nuggets are […]
Sweet Potato Hash Browns
Try this version of a family favorite. Simple, quick and satisfying, this uses sweet potatoes for extra fiber and nutrition.
The perfect fall breakfast recipe is here! Subtle cinnamon, ginger, and nutmeg notes blend perfectly with star of the dish: pumpkin. This is a healthy and […]
Dried Cherry Cake
This easy to prepare cake pairs wonderfully with tea or coffee. It is a delightful hospitality treat for friends or as dessert with family.
Pork Medallions with Cherry Sauce
Pork tenderloin is lean and tasty. This sweet and savory recipe is quick and easy, but it tastes like it was made by a professional chef!
Carrots with Dried Cherries
The tart yet sweet addition of cherries transforms simple carrots into a tasty, colorful treat!
Salmon Pasta Salad
With a little lemon zest, take your pasta salad to the next level. This is a great example of a healthy spin on a classic recipe […]
On a cold winter day, chowders are a great go to meal! Soups also produce multiple servings that can be shared with your family or saved […]
Roasted Veggies with Dried Plums
Roasting veggies brings out their natural sugars and makes them plain delicious! Dried plums add a sweet bite to the savory veggies.
Pork Medallions with Dried Plums and Walnuts
Dried plums are the perfect pairing with lean pork in this sweet and savory meal. You can have this family-pleasing, healthy meal on the table in […]
Flourless Chocolate Cake
No one will believe that the secret to this chocolatey, gooey cake is dried plums! Treat your family to this dessert that tastes like a big […]
Yellow Split Peas with Cauliflower
This Indian-inspired dish will fill your home with the delightful fragrance of cumin and turmeric. In addition to tasting wonderful, these spices are both known for […]
Peach Blueberry Crisp
Heart-healthy pistachios and oats add a crunchy, crowning touch to this satisfying dessert. Use peaches or nectarines, whatever is in season.
Maple Roasted Acorn Squash
Here’s a vegetable side dish that disappears quickly! The beautiful colors please the eye and the roasted goodness pleases the palate.
Fresh Fruit with Cinnamon Yogurt Dip
This is a cool, refreshing way to eat more fruit. Enjoy as an after school snack or anytime you need a little energy. Kids especially love […]
Orange Honeyed Acorn Squash
Hard winter squash like acorn squash are a great addition to any plate. This recipe is a lightly sweet and fruity winner with kids of all […]
Spaghetti squash has a yellow, stringy flesh that looks like spaghetti. Spaghetti squash has more nutrients than pasta, and this dish is packed with nutritious, savory […]
This is a cool, tasty meal or snack when it’s too hot to cook. Canned fish is a great pantry staple and goes further with the […]
Yellow Split Pea Soup
Yellow split peas are often passed over for their green cousins, but are worth a try. They offer a milder, sometimes sweet or nutty flavor and […]
Swedish Baked Beets
Enjoy this fresh and flavorful recipe courtesy of the TAFB Kitchen Garden Cooking School. This delightfully simple recipe is the perfect combination of flavors and textures […]
Stovetop Red Beans and Rice
Red beans and rice is a tasty, traditional southern meal. It can be modified according to your family’s tastes, using any kind of sausage. This recipe […]
Hearty Navy Bean Soup
Beans are a hearty, healthy alternative to meat. They are full of fiber and other essential nutrients. This comforting bean soup is affordable to make. Enjoy […]
The word dal describes a rainbow of various beans and peas as well as the infinite number of dishes that you can make from them. This […]
Arroz Rojo (Mexican Red Rice)
Delicious and easy recipe, using some fresh ingredients and pantry staples.
Pistachio-Crusted Salmon with Broccoli
This savory, crunchy topping complements any kind of fish or chicken. Pairing with broccoli makes it a one-pan meal—quick and healthy!
Baked Rice Pudding
Rice pudding is made by cooking rice until it is so tender that it begins to break down into a creamy pudding. Many cultures around the […]
If someone in you family doesn’t like beets, try preparing them this way! Roasting mellows the flavors and brings out the natural sweetness.
The original version of this recipe comes from Food Network’s Ree Drummond, also known as The Pioneer Woman. Our shortcut, using canned pork, reduces preparation and […]
Rachel Ray is famous for her 30-minute family meals. This variation on sloppy joes features warm earthy flavors served in a Cuban-style sandwich. By using canned […]
Apple Carrot Soup
Carrots and apples are a winning pair in this simple, comforting soup packed with nutrition!
Really Simple Rice
Here is a simple yet tasty recipe for white rice. Toasting rice before cooking deepens the flavor. Make a large batch for recipes all week, or […]
Pork Chile Verde
Green chiles and tomatillos are a staple of New Mexican cuisine and give this pork and potato stew a delightfully tart flavor. Our version saves hours […]
Crunchy Apple Salad
This sweet, crunchy salad will please kids and adults. This recipe can also be enjoyed as a light dessert. The colorful mixture of red and green […]
Simple Roasted Chicken & Vegetables
Nothing quite compares to roasted chicken as a home cooked family meal. This version is quick, easy and will get rave reviews. To really boost the […]
Salmon and Spinach Patties
It’s recommended that Americans eat 8 ounces of fish each week. Salmon and other cold water fish like tuna, mackerel and sardines are high in Omega-3 […]
10-Minute Chicken Stock
While making stock does take some time to cook, it only takes 10 minutes to get it started. By making it yourself you’ll save money and […]
Pecan Blueberry Pancakes
These delicious blueberry pancakes have a delightful crunch. The toasted pecans on top add a rich nutty flavor to your breakfast.
Tuna Apple Salad
Keep a bowl of this crunchy salad in the fridge for a quick snack or lunch. This version of the family favorite uses Italian dressing instead […]
If you have ever wondered what to do with a papaya, try this juicy salsa. It makes a great snack with chips or a sweet and […]
Frozen Fruit Cups
What could be cooler and healthier than frozen fruit and yogurt? Make these with any fruit combination for a winning summer treat!
Cucumber Caprese Boats
The term “Caprese” originated on the island of Capri, describing a salad with the colors of the Italian flag. Cucumber “boats” add a fun twist to […]
Fruit Cole Slaw
Fruit, honey and vinegar give a sweet and sour twist to coleslaw. Take to your next picnic or pack in lunches for a refreshing side dish.
Broccoli Potato Soup
Here is a great way to use leftover mashed potatoes. Creamy and satisfying, top with your favorite cheese for the crowning touch!
Creamy Chili-Lime Corn
This recipe is inspired by Mexican Elote corn on the cob. Here it is made healthier using Greek yogurt instead of mayo. Using frozen corn means […]
Sweet Potato Fries
Oven roasted fries are a delicious, healthy alternative to french fries. These can be made with any variety of potato and seasoned with your family’s favorite […]
Enchiladas are a traditional Latin dish consisting of corn tortillas wrapped around a filling, then baked in a sauce. This recipe is a quick and hearty […]
Healthy Chicken Alfredo
This lightened-up version of chicken alfredo makes a quick, satisfying dinner. It’s also a great way to add another serving of vegetables!
Baked Eggs and Cheese
This classic combo of eggs and cheese is a perfect dish for breakfast, a light lunch, or a quick dinner. Add your favorite vegetables and spices […]
Apple Oatmeal Muffins
Sweet, hearty, and loaded with heart friendly oats, this is a delicious and healthy option for breakfast. Pair them with your favorite fruit and you have […]
Fruit and Yogurt Breakfast Shake
Smoothies are a quick way to get more servings of fruits and vegetables. They are a good option for breakfast because there is no cooking and […]
Popcorn is a healthy whole grain. It is often thought of as an unhealthy snack because often too much fat and salt are added. Making treats […]
Strawberry Yogurt Pops
Try this cool, fruity treat on a warm day. It’s a simple, healthy snack that you can feel good about. Kids will enjoy making and eating […]
Southwest Chicken Skillet Dinner
One skillet, 15 minutes, happy family! This savory combination of veggies and chicken will become a favorite for your busy family.
Smokey Black Beans
Here’s a zesty side dish that can easily be modified to make it as spicy as you like. A cinch to prepare and a perfect side […]
A quick, family-pleasing main dish! Add any extra veggies that you like, or swap out half the meat with beans to stretch your food dollar!
Grilling out tonight? Try grilling vegetables coated in oil and garlic on the grill for a delicious side dish. If you don’t have a grill or […]
Beet, Carrot and Pear Slaw
Enjoy this fresh and flavorful recipe courtesy of the Kitchen Garden Cooking School at TAFB. This beet slaw is a fresh and colorful way to enjoy […]
Terrific Bean Tacos
Everyone loves taco night! Beans are great source of protein and much cheaper than meat. Tacos are a great way to sneak in some extra veggies […]
Leek, Potato and Spinach Stew
For this light, earthy stew, use vegetables of late spring and early summer. You can vary what’s in the stew according to what is readily available.
Soy Glazed Green Beans
No boring vegetables here! Wake up your typical green bean dish with a little spice and Asian flavor.
This classic slaw has a vinegar based dressing, giving it a tangy, sweet flavor and offering a lighter alternative to creamy slaws.
Broccoli with Orange Sauce
This colorful and tangy vegetable side dish is a great way to increase your servings of vegetables. Finicky eaters may be surprised to find that they […]
Spring Vegetable Sauté
This simple, healthy dish can be added to lunch, dinner, or served a la carte. Add it to pastas, salads and wraps or serve it alongside […]
Sheet Pan Chicken with Vegetables
A hearty and healthy meal in one pan with minimal fuss! Cooking chicken and vegetables together blends the flavors for this fast, tasty meal.
Garden Sloppy Joes
This classic sandwich is given a healthy upgrade by adding fresh vegetables to the mix. Kids and adults alike will enjoy getting messy with this tasty, […]
Fruity Homemade Oatmeal
A steaming bowl of oatmeal is the perfect way to start off your day to provide lasting strength and energy. Oats gain part of their distinctive […]
Black Bean and Egg Tostadas
An egg is a perfect addition to this classic Mexican dish. The high protein and fiber will fill you up and keep you satisfied until lunch.
French Toast with Fresh Fruit
French toast, also called “eggy bread” in many countries, is pan fried bread that has been soaked in eggs. It can be used in savory dishes, […]
Simply delicious! Grilling fruit caramelizes the natural sugar and makes a quick, healthy dessert. Kids will love making their own “kabobs.”
Lo’s Blueberry Coffee Cake
A delicious and moist coffee cake bursting with fresh blueberries! With its crumbly topping and walnuts, you would never guess it is made with healthier ingredients!
Cocoa Berry Tarts
Enjoy this cool, fruity dessert which will satisfy your chocolate craving without guilt!
Everyone in the family will enjoy this cool, fruity dessert. Enjoy in moderation, as with all sweet treats.
Teriyaki Lettuce Wraps
Lettuce wraps are a high-protein, savory snack. The crispy crunch of the lettuce pairs well with the meaty filling. Have the filling prepared in advance for […]
Roasted Vegetable Potato Salad
Try this fresh and colorful potato salad. The tangy dressing is a refreshing change from mayonnaise-based potato salad dressing. Roasting brings out the natural sweetness in […]
Peanut Butter Energy Squares
These no-bake energy bars are a fun recipe to make with kids, and it doesn’t heat up the kitchen. It’s the perfect quick snack to get […]
Cheese Stuffed Potatoes
What’s better than cheesy potatoes? Cheesy potatoes that are low in fat and calories! Full of essential vitamins and minerals, this is a hearty and healthy […]
Kids will love helping make these fun and easy snacks. Pinwheels can be made with a variety of ingredients, and the herbs and spices in this […]
Sweet and spicy, this salsa is the perfect companion for whole grain chips, grilled meats or fish.
This is the perfect dessert when peaches are in season. Fresh, nutritious peaches paired with heart-healthy oats make a family pleasing treat. It’s easy to prepare […]
Instant Oatmeal Packets
Why pay more for those prepared instant oatmeal packets? With just a few minutes you can make up to 24 packets without artificial ingredients and flavored […]
This quick, refreshing smoothie makes a satisfying part of breakfast or any time of day! Add in your favorite fruits for a variety of flavors.
Healthy Hash Browns
Warm, golden brown, and crispy potatoes are the best way to start the morning. This simple dish is quick to make and a healthy option compared […]
Louisiana Green Beans
Spicy or not, green beans prepared Louisiana style are refreshingly delicious and are a perfect side dish for picnics, potlucks or your next family dinner.
This decadently cheesy meal will please any cheese lover. A healthy meatless lasagna option made with tortillas, it has subtle sweet potato hints with hearty mushrooms […]
Quick Breakfast Burrito
Start your day with this healthy and appetizing meal. Fresh cracked eggs scrambled to perfection. Various flavors of onions, oregano, pepper, cheese, and salsa make the […]
Banana Nut Oatmeal
Oatmeal is a quick, easy, nutritious breakfast that is loaded with fiber to keep you feeling full until lunchtime. You can add all sorts of spices, […]
Garlic Herb Roasted Chicken
Roasting chicken fills your kitchen with a heavenly aroma! Tuck some carrots or small red potatoes around the sides for a fuss-free side dish.
Fresh pesto can be enjoyed in many ways in addition to topping pasta. Use as a sandwich spread, pizza sauce, topping for grilled meat and chicken […]
Hearty, filling and flavorful, beef stroganoff is a dish that brings comfort to your soul. The dish originated in Russia but has migrated all over the […]
Peanut Butter and Banana Pockets
Peanut butter and bananas are always a good combination, making this a sweet, healthy and kid-friendly recipe. This treat will be sure to please for breakfast, […]
Arroz con Pollo
This Latin-inspired chicken and rice dish is sure to be a hit! Flavored with aromatic vegetables and simmered in chicken stock, it’s an easy one-pot solution […]
Quick Three Bean Chili
This hearty, healthy recipe fills you up but doesn’t weigh you down! Low in fat and calories yet high in protein and flavor, this classic vegetarian […]
Oven Fried Okra
You can use your oven to produce a crisp coating without frying to create a healthy version of this true southern treat.
Sheet Pan Fajitas
This quick and easy family pleasing meal will make fajita night at your home fun and tasty. Cleanup is a snap too!
Green Bean and Garbanzo Bean Salad
This is a quick, crowd-pleasing addition to any picnic or family gathering. Garbanzo beans, also called chickpeas, are packed with protein and fiber.
Garbanzo Bean Soup
This filling soup is great for nights when you need a healthy dinner without a lot of fuss. With just a few pantry staples, you’ll have […]
Peter Pumpkin Squares
Indulge in this cinnamon-spiced pumpkin dessert. A healthy way to warm you up during the fall. It is a simple and easy to make recipe that […]
A delicious, crunchy snack without the guilt! Roasted chickpeas are a healthy snack because they are loaded with fiber and protein, and low in fat and […]
Cucumber Yogurt Dip
This cool, refreshing dip is similar to traditional Greek Tzatziki sauce. It is great as a dip for fresh vegetables or crackers, or it makes an […]
Country Style Potato Salad
This colorful potato salad adds an extra serving of vegetables giving it a healthy crunch. The creamy dressing is low-fat yet satisfying!
Simple Southwest Salad
With just a few pantry staples you can make this quick, healthy salad. It is a great dish for picnics or lunch. Use your favorite oil […]
Succotash is a traditional vegetable dish made with lima beans and corn. This recipe includes fresh seasonal vegetables like bell peppers, zucchini and summer squash.
Slow Cooker White Beans and Sausage
What could be better than to have dinner waiting for you when you get home? This hearty stew can also be made ahead and frozen.
This chicken salad is loaded with fresh vegetables and fruit, giving it a crisp texture and sweet flavor. Greek yogurt is used in place of mayonnaise […]
Broccoli Cheddar Frittata
This egg dish provides a quarter cup serving of vegetables during breakfast and uses reduced-fat cheddar cheese and non-fat milk to limit fat. Leftovers heat up […]
Sweet, juicy blueberries are one of the most popular berries for making muffins, pies and cheesecakes. In addition to being very low in calories, they offer […]
Grilled Vegetable Packets
Remember to bring vegetables for your next grilling party. These tasty, colorful packets will round out your menu and cleanup is a snap! Have packets prepared […]
Spinach and Bean Soup
Adding foods to your diet that are low in fat, high in fiber, or low in sodium may help lower cholesterol and reduce the risk of […]
Simple Fish Tacos
Taco night is a family favorite! Seasoned chunks of fish cook in a snap to make a heart-healthy meal. These fish tacos are the perfect combination […]
Turkey and White Bean Chili
Enjoy a change from traditional beef chili with this lighter version made with ground turkey and white beans. The real flavor of this dish comes from […]
Here's a lovely, simple dessert that will make your kitchen smell heavenly!
Spicy White Bean Dip
This creamy white bean dip can be perfectly paired with your favorite crackers or assorted raw veggies. It can also be used as a nice spread […]
Cranberry Walnut Coleslaw
This colorful coleslaw uses healthy canola oil in the dressing instead of mayonnaise. The dried cranberries make it a sweet-tart family favorite!
Canned fruit cocktail is a childhood favorite, but it is loaded with added sugar. This recipe use fresh fruit and juice for a fresher, healthier version […]
Lemon Velvet Supreme
If you like pudding, you will love this dessert! This tasty treat is made healthier by starting with yogurt and adding a little bit of instant […]
Popcorn can be a healthful snack as long as it is not drowning in butter and salt. This recipe uses little butter and adds chili and […]
Get your daily dose of greens with this quick and delicious recipe that can easily compliment your favorite meal or can be added to casseroles, soups, […]
Orange Oatmeal Pancakes
With a few items from your pantry, you can make a quick, satisfying breakfast. Healthy oats pair up well with orange juice in these tasty pancakes […]
Overnight Oatmeal with Berries
A perfect on-the-go breakfast which is also good for you! Make two or three at a time so you have several days of quick, healthy breakfasts.
Baked Chicken and Vegetables
Baked chicken is a great source of lean protein. Paired with vegetables and seasoned with sage, rosemary and thyme, this dish is a comforting classic that […]
Ziti with Meat Sauce
Pasta is a classic comfort food made healthier by adding fresh veggies. It also freezes well for a quick meal on a busy day.
Enjoy this savory, Southern black-eyed pea and rice dish that is traditionally served on New Year's Day to ensure good luck and prosperity in the coming […]
Apple Crumb Dessert
Cinnamon spiced apples are baked with a sweet oat crumble in this simple and satisfying dessert that can be a great addition to a savory winter […]
Start the day right with a healthy and easy egg dish. This omelet recipe is brimming with flavor. Hearty mushrooms, fresh bell peppers, and cheesy goodness […]
Stir-Fry Vegetables with Beef
A classic stir fry recipe made healthy with lots of flavor. The salty, sweet and slightly spicy soy sauce brings the recipe together.
Warm Red Cabbage Salad
In this quick German-inspired side dish, red cabbage is cooked until just tender and combined with sweet apples, caraway and a tangy vinaigrette.
Roasting is a quick, tasty way to enjoy vegetables. Even picky eaters will enjoy them this way!
A super-healthy snack! Edamame are immature soybeans. Roasted and seasoned, it's a snack everyone can feel good about.
Chili Bean Dip
Having a healthy dip ready for a snack or party is a must. This chili bean dip is easy to make and is a quick dish […]
Ginger has a complex, spicy flavor that works in both sweet and savory foods. This warm, spiced dessert is a low-fat treat that will please the […]
This savory casserole is a homey, comforting side dish for any meal. You could add some meat to make a main dish that will please the […]
Cranberry Pumpkin Muffins
Enjoy these delicious, fragrant muffins any time of year using canned pumpkin and frozen cranberries.
Roasted Butternut Squash
Fresh herbs and seasoning bring out the sweetness of butternut squash in this quick and easy side dish. It’s perfect with a cozy winter meal.
Slow Cooker Balsamic Chicken
With a few pantry staples, you can put together a simple family meal that has a lot of flavor! Set it up in your slow cooker […]
One-Pot Pasta with Sausage and Collards
Only one pot to clean with this simple, healthy dinner! Instead of cooking the pasta separately, it all cooks together for a savory blend of flavors. […]
Confetti Grain Salad
Salads don’t have to be just about greens. Enjoy whole grains in this tart, colorful salad loaded with your favorite veggies.
Slow Cooker Mashed Potatoes
Mashed potatoes are a family favorite that make everyone feel warm inside! Prepare them ahead of time in your slow cooker with healthier savory seasoning.
Spiced Pumpkin Bread
This recipe makes two fragrant, spicy loaves: one for your home and one for giving. Homemade baked treats are a thoughtful gift and are also kind […]
Oven Roasted Kale
This may be the most fun you’ve ever had eating greens! Savory and crispy, no one can refuse this healthy treat. Recipe courtesy of allrecipes.com.
Bread Pudding with Vanilla Sauce
Bread pudding is a classic dessert made healthier with whole wheat bread. Vanilla sauce gives a sweet crowning touch to this stovetop version.
Jiffy Oatmeal Crunch
Try this easy to make at home granola bar. Not only is it fast and delicious, you don’t have to worry about the undesirable ingredients sometimes […]
Honey Milk Balls
Enjoy this tasty and sweet no-bake treat that pairs perfectly with a tall glass of cold milk. This recipe is a hit for the whole family!
Fruit and protein are a great combination to give you a morning energy boost. Eat this along with some toast and peanut butter for a long-lasting […]
Creamy Peanut Dip
This quick and simple dip goes great with a variety of different fruits, vegetables, and whole grains such as apples, pears, bananas, pretzels and celery sticks.
So easy, so tasty! This quesadilla can be cooked quickly in the microwave or on the stove. Serve with a fresh salad and an apple for […]
Rainbow Bell Pepper Boats
Colorful peppers stuffed with garbanzo beans, kale, walnuts and brown rice make a delicious Mediterranean-influenced vegetarian dish. This is a perfect dish for a “Meatless Monday.”
The second most popular vegetable after potatoes, carrots are naturally healthy, sweet and delicious. Available nearly anywhere in the world, carrots are an extremely versatile food […]
Green Beans and New Potatoes
Frozen green beans and potatoes are boiled in a pot with onion and salt to make an easy side dish for dinner.
Vegetables don’t need to be bland and boring! Here’s a zesty, colorful vegetable salad which is a great addition to a picnic lunch or evening meal. […]
Cauliflower is a popular alternative to rice. It cooks faster than rice, is just as versatile and packs a nutritional punch! Season it any way you […]
This one-skillet vegetable stir-fry is a great option for a busy night when dinner needs to be on the table quickly. While cabbage is the featured […]
Quick Spanish Rice
This simple, spicy side dish is a fresh alternative to packaged rice mixes, which may contain a lot of salt and artificial ingredients.
Rosemary Roasted Almonds
Fresh rosemary gives wonderful fragrance and flavor to this roasted almond recipe, and chili powder provides just the right amount of spiciness. Serve to party guests […]
Orange Ginger Carrots
This is a great side dish when you need to make dinner in a flash. The sweet and zesty flavors will impress the pickiest palate.
Oven-roasted potatoes are a great alternative to french fries and go well with any dish. Experiment with your favorite herbs and seasonings to find the perfect […]
Pancakes are a breakfast favorite. This version adds oats for a heartier texture and nutty flavor.
Brown Rice Pilaf
Pilaf is a flavorful rice dish in which the rice is lightly toasted with other flavors such as onion before simmering with water. You can easily […]
Crunchy Berry Parfait
A perfect breakfast for when there is no time to cook! This simple and tasty parfait will help you get your day off to a healthy […]
Cilantro Three Bean Salad
Try a new twist on a classic salad. This Latin-inspired dish offers the fresh flavor of herbs and a just a hint of heat. While the […]
Italian Herb-Crusted Pork Loin
This roast will make you feel like it's Sunday at Grandma's house! Nothing could be easier to prep, just make sure you respect the standing time […]
Roasted Pumpkin Seeds
If you make fresh pumpkin pie, save the seeds! After being washed and dried, pumpkin seeds can be roasted with a variety of seasonings for a […]
Stew is a classic comfort food on chilly evenings. This is a great way to use leftover turkey and eat more veggies. Add any of your […]
Turkey Cranberry Salad
This is a simple, quick and healthy way to enjoy your leftover turkey. Tangy cranberries and crunchy nuts bring more texture and nutrition to this refreshing […]
Hot, steaming oatmeal is a welcome eye-opener on chilly mornings. This is like pumpkin pie in a bowl, but it can be enjoyed any time of […]
Vegetable side dishes don’t need to be complicated to be delicious or healthy. Pantry staples such as canned vegetables can be combined with herbs and savory […]
Orange Gingerbread Muffins
Start you day with one of these fragrant muffins. Make a double batch and freeze for breakfast on the go!
Deep Dish Apple Cranberry Pie
Cranberries and apples are a perfect sweet-tart combination for this delicious homemade dessert. Using one crust reduces the fat but the sweet goodness of fruit will […]
Candied Carrot Coins
A simple brown sugar and butter glaze complements the natural sweetness of carrots, creating a sweet and savory side dish that kids will love! Carrots are […]
Cranberry Spinach Salad
Spinach, like most leafy greens, is a nutritional super food! It is relatively high in iron compared to other plant foods, and is packed with a […]
Sauteed Butternut Squash
Sautéing butternut squash in olive oil quickly yields perfectly cooked results and slightly caramelizes the squash for extra flavor. This recipe makes a delicious vegetable side […]
Baked Tortilla Chips
Making tortilla chips from scratch will help you stretch your budget and reduce your sodium intake. This recipe provides a healthier way to make tortilla chips.
Vegetable Lasagna Roll-Ups
This family friendly recipe is a fun and easy version of traditional lasagna, and it is a great way to get kids involved in the cooking […]
Saucy BBQ Chicken Thighs
BBQ chicken is always a family-pleasing meal. This slow-cooker version will also be a favorite for the cook. It’s great to come home to the wonderful […]
Looking for a creamy and cheesy pasta dish that is also healthy? Well this recipe is just that. Enjoy cheddar and Parmesan cheese along with earthy […]
Tuscan White Beans
This quick, tasty side dish is packed with nutrition. It can also be used as a vegetarian main course. Beans have fiber and important nutrients we […]
Avocado Corn Salsa
Here’s a tasty variation of salsa with healthy avocado. You may want to make a double batch—the colors and flavor make it a crowd pleaser!
This simple, spicy side dish is a fresh alternative to packaged rice mixes, which may contain a lot of salt and artificial ingredients.