This recipe is an easy and delicious way to make half your plate fruits and vegetables!
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.
A southwest trip for the tastebuds, this soup is full of vitamins, minerals, and fiber!
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.
Garden Vegetable Cakes
These mouth-watering patties packed full of vegetables take the cake in terms of flavor and color over other burgers!
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!
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!
Zest up oatmeal with a mix of healthy fall flavors and spices for a delicious, nutritious harvest breakfast!
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."
Black Bean Burgers
Missing summer barbecues? Try these inexpensive, flavorful, and protein-packed black bean burgers!
Berry Frozen Yogurt
Naturally sweet and refreshing, this simple frozen yogurt is a perfect healthy treat for a hot summer day.
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!
Sweet Potato and Black Bean Stew
Try this unlikely combination that couples the flavor of sweet potatoes with savory black beans and Swiss chard.
Asian Noodles with Peanut Butter Sauce
Frozen veggies add a nutritious, delicious bite to this dish.
NY Rock’N Roasted Veggies
These roasted vegetables are sure to delight your whole family - they are easy to prepare and are a great blend!
Mexican Vegetable & Beef Skillet Meal
Try this tasty cheesy hamburger and vegetable meal with an added kick!
This colorful, nutritious dip is delicious with sliced vegetables such as carrots, celery or jicama.
Bell Pepper Salad
An array of assorted bell peppers makes for a delicious and healthy side dish, snack or meal!
Pumpkin Mac n Cheese
Adding pumpkin to mac n cheese is a great way to add vegetables and a great fall flavor!
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.
Orange Glazed Carrots
This dish is loaded with Vitamin A and is a low-cost and yummy way to eat more veggies.
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.
Southwestern Stuffed Potatoes
These kid-friendly stuffed potatoes are easy to make, and a real crowd pleaser!
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!
"Mock Potato" Salad, with Cauliflower
This cauliflower salad is lower in calories and carbs than traditional potato salad, and is delicious!
Italian Roasted Snap Peas
This dish celebrates the flavor and crunch of snap peas with a tasty Italian zest.
Roasted Brussels Sprouts & Shallots
This easy side dish combines the natural sweetness of caramelized shallots with the earthiness of Brussels sprouts, a fall favorite.
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!
Spaghetti squash is a delicious & nutritious substitute for pasta noodles. Try it with your favorite pasta sauce!
Oven Fried Green Tomatoes
Got green tomatoes? Before you throw them out, take a look at this tasty recipe.
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.
Garlic Scapes Pesto
Try this delicious recipe using garlic scapes available at your local farmers market!
Pumpkin and White Bean Soup
This delicious and easy to cook soup is is high in fiber, vitamin A and protein.
Broccoli Chicken Stir Fry with Carrots
This easy, delicious recipe will have your family coming back for seconds!
Full of calcium and bananas, these parfaits are healthy enough for breakfast and yummy enough for dessert.
Squash, Pear and Ginger Soup
This delicious creamy soup will warm you up on a cold winter's evening!
Apple & Celery Harvest Salad
Celery adds a delightful crunch to this seasonal apple salad. It's low in calories and high in flavor!
This tasty soup has a generous amount of vegetables in each serving: onions, potatoes, carrots, zucchini!
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.
A popular dish in the American South! We like this dish for its comforting flavor and typical pantry ingredients.
Enjoy this healthy snack by dipping your favorite veggies or baked tortilla chips. And it takes only 20 minutes to prepare!
Colorful Rice Salad
This delicious and versatile salad may be used as a side dish or a one dish meal.
Garden Sloppy Joes
Add your favorite veggies and your favorite meat to create your own version of this kid-friendly meal.
Collard Greens with Black-eyed Peas & Tomatoes
This dish is delicious and packed with nutrients. Add hot sauce or chilis to spice it up!
Breakfast Burrito with Salsa
Starting your day with healthy delicious dish. And you can add whatever veggies you have in your hand.
Orange Rice Salad
This is a great way to incorporate three food groups: grains, fruits and vegetables.
Chunky Black Bean Dip
This quick, easy to prepare dip makes a great snack or healthy lunch when served with vegetables!
Chicken Cabbage Stir-Fry
Make your meal more creative with a quick and warm dish of chicken cabbage stir-fry
Fresh tomatoes with jalapeno peppers, onions, and lime make this dish a light and easy summer time treat.
Roasted Beet Borscht
These roasted beets with tomato sauce taste really great with yogurt on the side!
Sautéed Kale with White Beans and Garlic
This delicious dish is a nutrition powerhouse, and easy to make.
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.
This traditional Middle Eastern salad is delicious, easy to make, and is a good source of Vitamins A & C and fiber.
Apple & Fennel Salad
Apples and blue cheese are a lovely match in this fennel-laced salad recipe dressed with a tangy cider-vinegar dressing.
Potato Kale Frittata
This delicious frittata is a nutritious one dish meal and a real crowd pleaser!
Curried Potatoes with Red Lentils
This tasty vegetarian curry dish will definitely be a new family favorite!
This tasty wrap features a fall favorite-apples! Shake up the kid's lunches by sneaking this fruity favorite in.
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!
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.
Spring Green Salad
Brighten up your salad with spinach and strawberries straight from the Farmers Market or your garden!
Asparagus, Feta and Couscous Salad
This elegant yet simple salad is lovely on its own or as a complement to a main course.
Mashed Turnips and Potatoes
Turnips add a new taste to traditional mashed potatoes. Try it--you'll like it!
Greens with Carrots Julienne
Try the sweet taste of carrots contrasted with kale in a yummy soy sauce marinade!
Green Beans with Potatoes
Bite-sized potatoes and green beans taste great cooked together with herbs and spices!
Lemon Garlic Spinach
Spinach is a great seasonal ingredient and this recipe highlights its great flavor!
Peanut Butter Balls
Kids love these easy, fun and healthy snacks... and chickpeas play a starring role!
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!
This delicious and versatile dish can be used as a main course or side dish for any meal of the day!
This traditional Louisiana Creole dish is nutritious and delicious! Spice it up by adding extra cayenne pepper!
Yummy Eggplant Lasagna Rolls
This low-carb version of lasagna is a great way to get some of your daily veggies in!
Try this delicious and nutritious fun party food. The tuna makes for a protein filled snack!
Early Garden Pea Soup
This tasty soup is quick and easy to prepare, and your kids can help you make it!
Oodles of Noodles
This delicious, nutritious recipe was developed by staff and students as part of a healthy school lunch challenge.
Honey Mustard Green Beans
Use green beans that are canned, frozen, or fresh to make this delicious side dish or snack!
Brussels Sprouts, Cranberries and Bulgur Salad
Try this yummy spin on Mediterranean food using a variety of veggies, fruits, nuts, and more!
Sautéed Brussels Sprouts with Red Cabbage
You and your family will love this colorful and delicious side dish!
Try this refreshing salsa as a side or a topping. It has the perfect balance of spicy and sweet!
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!
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.
Roasted Parsnip and Sweet Potato Soup
Roasting the vegetables for this soup results in a delicious sweet and smoky flavor.
Roasted Parsnips with Garlic, Parsley and Dill
Roasted parsnips make a delicious side dish with chicken or fish.
Hearty Vegetable Pasta
Great winter squash options include butternut, spaghetti, acorn, Hubbard, and delicata.
Barley Summer Salad
Try this great alternative grain, barley, with a varied blend of vegetables and fruits.
Spicy Lentil Tacos
Enjoy this vegan taco recipe with a little kick that can be prepared in just 20 minutes!
This southwest influenced omelet is hearty enough for breakfast, lunch or even dinner.
Sweet Potato Shepherd's Pie
Sweet potatoes add a colorful, nutrient-rich topping to a classic favorite.
Italian Stuffed Peppers
Bell peppers are in season now. This recipe is loaded with nutrients and tastes delicious!
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!
Baked Kale Frittata
This recipe is quick and easy to prepare, and is loaded with nutrients. Try it for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Corn, Tomato, and Cucumber Salad
This refreshing mixture can be served as a salad, topping or salsa!
Glazed Rutabagas & Potatoes
The delightful combo of rutabagas and potatoes with a light glaze is sure to brighten up a meal!
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!
This nutritious soup is a great way to add in some seasonal vegetables while also getting some delicious whole grains!
Watermelon Fruit Salad
Try this refreshing blend of watermelon and fruits, it is sure to cool you down on any summer day!
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.
Classic Chicken Soup
This comforting one-pot dish is easy to prepare and perfect for those cold winter evenings!
Broccoli & Black Bean Quesadillas
--These quesadillas are nutritious, easy to make, and your kids will love them!
Squish Squash Lasagna
A delicious dish with layers of whole-wheat lasagna noodles, butternut squash, and spinach, all nestled under part-skim mozzarella cheese
Baked Fish and Vegetables
Vegetables are a fiber rich addition to this protein dish helping you feel full and satisfied.
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 Beet Salad
Beet is a good source of iron and folate. Roasting beet is a good way to warm up the cold season.
This skillet is sure to become one of your family's favorite meals. It's quick and easy to make and loaded with flavor!
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.
Farmers Market Salsa
Make this fresh salsa as spicy as you like! The black beans make for a filling side dish!
A classic favorite, this popular dip is made with common pantry ingredients. A 1/2 serving is only 90 calories!
Beef & Vegetable Soup
Looking for a fast meal? Try this hearty stew featuring canned broth and vegetables.
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.
Baba Ganoosh (eggplant dip with tahini: ground up sesame seeds) is a popular Middle Eastern dip and a good source of fiber.
Creamy Macaroni and Cheese
Winter squash brings great flavor to this healthier version of homemade mac and cheese!
Pasta with Roasted Vegetables
This dish is very flexible as you can use summer squash or winter squash depending on the season.
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.
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!
Easy Red Beans and Rice
Using leftover rice, canned beans & tomatoes, this classic one-dish meal can be ready in less than 30 minutes!
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.
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!
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!
Spinach and Meat Patties
Enjoy these spinach and meat cakes over brown rice, and with a side of roasted sweet potatoes.
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.
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.
Blueberries have antioxidants and are a good source of fiber, while the oat topping provides whole grains.
Brussels Sprouts with Apples and Onions
Mix the sweet flavor of apples with Brussels and onions in this hearty blend!
Black Bean and Vegetable Quesadillas
Whole wheat tortillas give the classic quesadilla a healthy twist.
Baked Cauliflower Tots
Kids enjoy making these delicious tots. Serve them as a snack, side dish or appetizer.
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.
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.
Warm Milk with a Cinnamon Twist
Perfect for before bedtime, this simple, yet delicious recipe, requires only three ingredients!
Cobb Salad with Pears
Sweet and savory, this Cobb Salad is sure to delight with the addition of canned pears, carrots, and Parmesan cheese.
Oven Roasted Potatoes
These yummy potatoes are a great addition to any protein dish and a good way to get in your grains for the day!
Magenta Root Slaw
Root slaw is a delicious side dish and a great way to get in your vitamins and minerals for the day!
Roasted Delicata Squash Smiles
This recipe is so simple and you and your family are guaranteed to love the flavor of this sweet squash!
Asian Cabbage Salad
This delicious salad can be used as a main dish when paired with noodles and is an excellent way to get children involved in the kitchen!
Asian Roasted Cauliflower
This Asian-inspired cauliflower dish has an excellent flavor and is quick to prepare!
Butternut Squash “Three Sisters” Soup
This family recipe for soup is flavorful and sure to warm you up!
Marinated Tomato and Cucumber Salad
This salad has a great variety of colors and a really refreshing taste!
Apple Corn Chili
This thick and flavorful chili makes for a perfect weeknight meal! Savory black beans pair with apples and sweet corn for an unexpected twist!