Italian Stuffed Peppers
Bell peppers are in season now. This recipe is loaded with nutrients and tastes delicious!
Hearty Vegetable Pasta
Great winter squash options include butternut, spaghetti, acorn, Hubbard, and delicata.
Chicken Cabbage Stir-Fry
Make your meal more creative with a quick and warm dish of chicken cabbage stir-fry
Apple & Fennel Salad
Apples and blue cheese are a lovely match in this fennel-laced salad recipe dressed with a tangy cider-vinegar dressing.
Blueberries have antioxidants and are a good source of fiber, while the oat topping provides whole grains.
Sweet Potato and Black Bean Stew
Try this unlikely combination that couples the flavor of sweet potatoes with savory black beans and Swiss chard.
Italian Roasted Snap Peas
This dish celebrates the flavor and crunch of snap peas with a tasty Italian zest.
Spicy Lentil Tacos
Enjoy this vegan taco recipe with a little kick that can be prepared in just 20 minutes!
Barley Summer Salad
Try this great alternative grain, barley, with a varied blend of vegetables and fruits.
Instead of deep-fried, fast-food chicken nuggets try this baked version. Kids can't resist them!
Almond Rice Pudding
Almonds are a good source of healthy fats, fiber and protein. Using brown rice will also include more whole grains in your diet.
Baked Kale Frittata
This recipe is quick and easy to prepare, and is loaded with nutrients. Try it for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Classic Chicken Soup
This comforting one-pot dish is easy to prepare and perfect for those cold winter evenings!
This blueberry salsa is light and refreshing and makes the perfect summer snack. It’s also packed full of vitamins and nutrients too. It’s a great low calorie snack that you can serve up with chips, or even use it to top grilled chicken, fish, and more. It’s light, bright, and full of flavor!
Warm Milk with a Cinnamon Twist
Perfect for before bedtime, this simple, yet delicious recipe, requires only three ingredients!
Black Bean Burgers
Missing summer barbecues? Try these inexpensive, flavorful, and protein-packed black bean burgers!
Chicken Parmesan Cups
These bite size snacks are a fun way to get the fabulous taste of chicken parm!
Tofu with Broccoli
Tofu cooked until golden brown and sauteed broccoli served in a scallion soy sauce makes for a quick, delicious meal. Serve with brown rice.
Watermelon Fruit Salad
Try this refreshing blend of watermelon and fruits, it is sure to cool you down on any summer day!
Corn, Tomato, and Cucumber Salad
This refreshing mixture can be served as a salad, topping or salsa!
Animal Toast 4 Ways
Make breakfast fun with animal toasts! These recipes are great way to get kids involved in the kitchen and will appeal to even the pickiest eaters!
Pea and Spinach Pesto
Enjoy this gorgeous, bright, green pesto on your favorite protein food or pasta.
PB and Banana Pancakes
These delicious pancakes are gluten free and have a great texture due to the added bananas.
Try this twist on a Middle Eastern classic! Soft eggs nestled in a fragrant tomato sauce served over toasted bread - this versatile dish is perfect for any meal!
Colorful Rice Salad
This delicious and versatile salad may be used as a side dish or a one dish meal.
"Mock Potato" Salad, with Cauliflower
This cauliflower salad is lower in calories and carbs than traditional potato salad, and is delicious!
Black Bean and Vegetable Quesadillas
Whole wheat tortillas give the classic quesadilla a healthy twist.
Baked Fish and Vegetables
Vegetables are a fiber rich addition to this protein dish helping you feel full and satisfied.
Chilled Blueberry Soup
This refreshing and beautiful quick, summer soup features a blend of blueberries, apple juice, and low-fat yogurt, and is garnished with fresh mint leaves.
Green Beans with Potatoes
Bite-sized potatoes and green beans taste great cooked together with herbs and spices!
Roasted Beet Borscht
These roasted beets with tomato sauce taste really great with yogurt on the side!
Mashed Turnips and Potatoes
Turnips add a new taste to traditional mashed potatoes. Try it--you'll like it!
Squash, Pear and Ginger Soup
This delicious creamy soup will warm you up on a cold winter's evening!
Curried Black-eyed Peas
Black-eyed peas are a good source of protein and fiber. The curry adds delicious flavor to this vegan and gluten-free dish.
Sweet Potato Shepherd's Pie
Sweet potatoes add a colorful, nutrient-rich topping to a classic favorite.
Try this refreshing salsa as a side or a topping. It has the perfect balance of spicy and sweet!
Turkey Chili with Vegetables
Beans and veggies make this dish a heart-healthy, winter favorite. Add your turkey dinner leftovers instead of buying ground meat!
A classic favorite, this popular dip is made with common pantry ingredients. A 1/2 serving is only 90 calories!
This colorful, nutritious dip is delicious with sliced vegetables such as carrots, celery or jicama.
Cheesy Bean Dip
This flavorful dip was developed by students from Holt High School, as part of the "Recipes for Healthy Kids Challenge." Serve it with vegetables sticks or whole wheat pita wedges.
Butternut Squash Risotto
Butternut squash adds a nice splash of color and nutrition to this recipe. Butternut squash is an excellent source of vitamin A & C, as well as a good source of fiber and potassium.
Brussels Sprouts, Cranberries and Bulgur Salad
Try this yummy spin on Mediterranean food using a variety of veggies, fruits, nuts, and more!
Honey Mustard Green Beans
Use green beans that are canned, frozen, or fresh to make this delicious side dish or snack!
Potato Kale Frittata
This delicious frittata is a nutritious one dish meal and a real crowd pleaser!
Creamy Macaroni and Cheese
Winter squash brings great flavor to this healthier version of homemade mac and cheese!
Massaged Kale Salad
This salad is delicious, easy to make, is loaded with nutrients, and keeps for days in the fridge. Dress up this salad with fruit and roasted nuts for a flavor powerhouse!
Black-eyed Pea and Collard Greens Soup
This delicious soup will warm your family up on a cold winter's night. It's vegan and gluten-free.
Vegetable Enchiladas with Tomatillo Sauce
Vegetarian enchiladas filled with butternut squash, peppers, and pinto beans are a hearty lunch or dinner option for any weekday! Tomatillo sauce adds a rich and tangy flavor to this classic dish.
A southwest trip for the tastebuds, this soup is full of vitamins, minerals, and fiber!
Baked Mozzarella Sticks
This delicious finger food is popular for any age group. Use this recipe to prepare a healthier version that are baked and not fried!
This nutritious soup is a great way to add in some seasonal vegetables while also getting some delicious whole grains!
Fall Favorite Lentil Stew
Try this delicious stew with a dollop of plain fat-free regular or Greek yogurt. This recipe will warm you up on a chilly evening!
Oven Fried Green Tomatoes
Got green tomatoes? Before you throw them out, take a look at this tasty recipe.
Asian Noodles with Peanut Butter Sauce
Frozen veggies add a nutritious, delicious bite to this dish.
Curried Potatoes with Red Lentils
This tasty vegetarian curry dish will definitely be a new family favorite!
Black Bean and Pumpkin Soup
Don't be afraid of the pumpkin in this recipe! Pumpkin purée is full of nutrients and is a good substitution for cream to thicken soups!
Southwestern Black-eyed Pea and Corn Salad
A great source of magnesium, calcium, iron, and fiber, this recipe is perfect for picnics, kid-friendly, and ready in minutes!
Yummy Eggplant Lasagna Rolls
This low-carb version of lasagna is a great way to get some of your daily veggies in!
Black-eyed Pea Soup
This vegan and gluten-free soup will keep you warm and can be made on the stove top or in a slow cooker!
Corn, Bell Pepper and Tomatillo Soup
This delicious and easy to make soup highlights the flavors of the southwest, and features the smoky flavor of roasted bell peppers.
Roasted Tomatillo Salsa
This tangy Mexican salsa features roasted tomatillos, jalapeño peppers and fresh herbs. Serve with baked tortilla chips and vegetable sticks or try this as a dressing on your salad!
Garden Sloppy Joes
Add your favorite veggies and your favorite meat to create your own version of this kid-friendly meal.
Skillet Green Beans with Peaches
Get in some of your fruits and veggies for the day with this awesome combination of peaches and green beans.
Cobb Salad with Pears
Sweet and savory, this Cobb Salad is sure to delight with the addition of canned pears, carrots, and Parmesan cheese.
Asparagus, Feta and Couscous Salad
This elegant yet simple salad is lovely on its own or as a complement to a main course.
Farmers Market Salsa
Make this fresh salsa as spicy as you like! The black beans make for a filling side dish!
Baked Cauliflower Tots
Kids enjoy making these delicious tots. Serve them as a snack, side dish or appetizer.
Japanese Simmered Squash
This Japanese style sweet and savory dish will delight your taste buds! Acorn squash is a good source of vitamins A, C and potassium.
Tangy and aromatic, celeriac (or celery root) has long been a staple in French cooking. Here, it's combined with parsnips and potatoes for a lovely side dish.
This is the traditional take on this Middle Eastern dish--it's loaded with nutrients such as protein, fiber, iron, and magnesium, and is a delicious snack served with sliced vegetables or whole wheat pita.
Glazed Rutabagas & Potatoes
The delightful combo of rutabagas and potatoes with a light glaze is sure to brighten up a meal!
Bow Tie Pasta with Zucchini Sauce
Get the kids involved by helping grate the zucchini. They will love to help make a delicious meal for your family!
Zest up oatmeal with a mix of healthy fall flavors and spices for a delicious, nutritious harvest breakfast!
Chunky Black Bean Dip
This quick, easy to prepare dip makes a great snack or healthy lunch when served with vegetables!
This recipe is versatile so you can mix it up by using different vegetables every time!
This traditional Louisiana Creole dish is nutritious and delicious! Spice it up by adding extra cayenne pepper!
Cabbage Stir Fry
This recipe is quick and easy to make, and is a good source of fiber and Vitamin C. Serve with brown rice.
Greens with Carrots Julienne
Try the sweet taste of carrots contrasted with kale in a yummy soy sauce marinade!
This skillet is sure to become one of your family's favorite meals. It's quick and easy to make and loaded with flavor!
Mexican Vegetable & Beef Skillet Meal
Try this tasty cheesy hamburger and vegetable meal with an added kick!
This tasty wrap features a fall favorite-apples! Shake up the kid's lunches by sneaking this fruity favorite in.
Apple & Celery Harvest Salad
Celery adds a delightful crunch to this seasonal apple salad. It's low in calories and high in flavor!
Berry Frozen Yogurt
Naturally sweet and refreshing, this simple frozen yogurt is a perfect healthy treat for a hot summer day.
Serve this relish recipe—full of nectarines, corn and fresh tomatoes—as a wonderful accompaniment or put some in a pasta salad as a mayonnaise substitute.
This Southern inspired dish is traditionally eaten at New Years and thought to bring a year of prosperity and good luck. This Hoppin' John recipe is not only lucky, but also nutritious and tasty any day of the year!
Fresh tomatoes with jalapeno peppers, onions, and lime make this dish a light and easy summer time treat.
Pumpkin and White Bean Soup
This delicious and easy to cook soup is is high in fiber, vitamin A and protein.
Spaghetti squash is a delicious & nutritious substitute for pasta noodles. Try it with your favorite pasta sauce!
Bell Pepper Salad
An array of assorted bell peppers makes for a delicious and healthy side dish, snack or meal!
Beef & Vegetable Soup
Looking for a fast meal? Try this hearty stew featuring canned broth and vegetables.
Breakfast Burrito with Salsa
Starting your day with healthy delicious dish. And you can add whatever veggies you have in your hand.
A popular dish in the American South! We like this dish for its comforting flavor and typical pantry ingredients.
This tasty soup has a generous amount of vegetables in each serving: onions, potatoes, carrots, zucchini!
Buffalo Cauliflower Bites
This is a delicious, low-calorie and vegan- friendly savory side dish that the whole family will enjoy!
Boiled Chinese Dumplings
Boiled Chinese dumplings are delicious and fun to make. If you're feeling adventurous, try a dumpling making party--your kids will love it! These dumplings are traditionally served for the Chinese New Year.
Broccoli & Black Bean Quesadillas
--These quesadillas are nutritious, easy to make, and your kids will love them!
Barley and Lentil Soup
Lentils add a filling, lean protein to this tasty, warming soup. Consider making extra to store in the fridge for up to 4 days. You may need to add extra liquid when you reheat.
Brussels Sprouts with Apples and Maple Syrup
This fun and sweet way to enjoy Brussels is sure to be a hit at your family's dinner table!
This recipe is an easy and delicious way to make half your plate fruits and vegetables!
Collard Greens with Black-eyed Peas & Tomatoes
This dish is delicious and packed with nutrients. Add hot sauce or chilis to spice it up!
Early Garden Pea Soup
This tasty soup is quick and easy to prepare, and your kids can help you make it!
Easy Red Beans and Rice
Using leftover rice, canned beans & tomatoes, this classic one-dish meal can be ready in less than 30 minutes!
This delicious and versatile dish can be used as a main course or side dish for any meal of the day!
Baba Ganoosh (eggplant dip with tahini: ground up sesame seeds) is a popular Middle Eastern dip and a good source of fiber.
Arroz Con Pollo
"I made this one night after work, the rice was the most flavorful rice I have ever had. My family ate it up. I will make this again."
Broccoli Chicken Stir Fry with Carrots
This easy, delicious recipe will have your family coming back for seconds!
Enjoy this healthy snack by dipping your favorite veggies or baked tortilla chips. And it takes only 20 minutes to prepare!
Lemon Garlic Spinach
Spinach is a great seasonal ingredient and this recipe highlights its great flavor!
Marinated Carrot Salad
This easy to make salad is a good source of beta carotene. It is a delicious side dish for meat or fish, and travels well for a picnic lunch.
This southwest influenced omelet is hearty enough for breakfast, lunch or even dinner.
No-Crust Cauliflower Quiche
Get all the flavor and nutrition of traditional quiche without the extra fat and calories from the crust!
Oodles of Noodles
This delicious, nutritious recipe was developed by staff and students as part of a healthy school lunch challenge.
Orange Glazed Carrots
This dish is loaded with Vitamin A and is a low-cost and yummy way to eat more veggies.
Orange Rice Salad
This is a great way to incorporate three food groups: grains, fruits and vegetables.
Sautéed Brussels Sprouts with Red Cabbage
You and your family will love this colorful and delicious side dish!
Pasta with Roasted Vegetables
This dish is very flexible as you can use summer squash or winter squash depending on the season.
Brussels Sprouts with Apples and Onions
Mix the sweet flavor of apples with Brussels and onions in this hearty blend!
Peanut Butter Balls
Kids love these easy, fun and healthy snacks... and chickpeas play a starring role!
Pumpkin Mac n Cheese
Adding pumpkin to mac n cheese is a great way to add vegetables and a great fall flavor!
Garlic Scapes Pesto
Try this delicious recipe using garlic scapes available at your local farmers market!
Roasted Beet Salad
Beet is a good source of iron and folate. Roasting beet is a good way to warm up the cold season.
Roasted Brussels Sprouts & Shallots
This easy side dish combines the natural sweetness of caramelized shallots with the earthiness of Brussels sprouts, a fall favorite.
Sautéed Kale with White Beans and Garlic
This delicious dish is a nutrition powerhouse, and easy to make.
Southern Okra Bean Stew
This stew has both beans and rice, making it a complete protein! Very hearty stew that can be a complete meal on a cool day.
Southwestern Stuffed Potatoes
These kid-friendly stuffed potatoes are easy to make, and a real crowd pleaser!
Spinach and Meat Patties
Enjoy these spinach and meat cakes over brown rice, and with a side of roasted sweet potatoes.
Squish Squash Lasagna
A delicious dish with layers of whole-wheat lasagna noodles, butternut squash, and spinach, all nestled under part-skim mozzarella cheese
Roasted Parsnips with Garlic, Parsley and Dill
Roasted parsnips make a delicious side dish with chicken or fish.
This traditional Middle Eastern salad is delicious, easy to make, and is a good source of Vitamins A & C and fiber.
Tamari Roasted Pecans
These roasted pecans are a healthy snack choice. Eat them by the handful, or add them to salads for a delicious crunch!
This healthy casserole is a great week day dinner that is sure to satisfy! It requires only a few ingredients but includes a variety of vegetables and a serving of whole grains.
Try this delicious and nutritious fun party food. The tuna makes for a protein filled snack!
White Chicken Chili
This recipe will be a hit with your family; it's got enough spice for flavor, but not so much that it turns off the younger kids.
Winter Squash and Black Bean Chili
This is a delicious healthy and hearty low cost chili. It will warm you up on a cool fall evening!
Full of calcium and bananas, these parfaits are healthy enough for breakfast and yummy enough for dessert.
Roasted Parsnip and Sweet Potato Soup
Roasting the vegetables for this soup results in a delicious sweet and smoky flavor.
Garden Vegetable Cakes
These mouth-watering patties packed full of vegetables take the cake in terms of flavor and color over other burgers!
Roasted Delicata Squash
Roasting intensifies delicata squash's flavor. Seasoned with rosemary and maple, this recipe's great with pork or turkey.
Broccoli Rabe Frittata
This unique combination of broccoli, rabe and turnips is sure to delight in this light spring frittata!
Spring Green Salad
Brighten up your salad with spinach and strawberries straight from the Farmers Market or your garden!