Apple & Celery Harvest Salad
Celery adds a delightful crunch to this seasonal apple salad. Though low in calories it's high in flavor!
Apple Oatmeal Muffins
Buy apples while they are in season and on sale and make batches of these muffins to put in the freezer for later. You can also substitute whole wheat flour to make your muffins heartier and more nutritious.
Apple Pistachio Crisp
Fruit-based desserts can contribute to making half your plate fruits and veggies. True to their name, Honey-crisp apples are sweet and crunchy, perfectly delicious raw, but also ideal in baking. And their sweetness lends potential to reducing added sugar, as we did with this apple crisp.
Asian Noodles with Peanut Butter Sauce
Frozen veggies add a nutritious, delicious bite to this dish.
Aztec Grain Salad
Aztec Grain Salad combines a South American, high-protein grain called quinoa with aromatic roasted butternut squash, crisp apples, and dried cranberries to make a delicious and colorful side dish.
Baba Ganoosh (eggplant dip with tahini: ground up sesame seeds) is a popular Middle Eastern dip and a good source of fiber.
Baked Fish with Creole Sauce
An easy fish dish with a flavorful sauce. It is recommended that twice a week you make seafood the main protein food on your plate.
Baked Kale Frittata
Frittata is an egg-based dish similar to a quiche without the crust. It's delicious served for breakfast lunch or dinner!
Beans and Greens
This delicious, vegetarian side dish packed with nutrients is the perfect pairing for your favorite main course!
Black Bean and Vegetable Quesadillas
Whole wheat tortillas give the classic quesadilla a healthy twist.
Blueberries have antioxidants and a a good source of fiber. The oat topping provides whole grains.
Bow Tie Pasta with Zucchini Sauce
Grating zucchini for this dish will definitely make kids excited about this dish.
Broccoli and Black Bean Quesadillas
Kids love helping to prepare this recipe and they love the finished product just as much!
Butternut Squash Quick Bread
Packed with anti-oxidants and vitamins, this delicious bread is perfect for dessert or a snack!
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.
Cheesy Spinach Cornbread
Your kids will love this cornbread served with your family's favorite chili recipe!
Instead of deep-fried, fast-food chicken nuggets try this baked version. Kids can't resist them!
Collard Greens with Black Eyed Peas and Tomatoes
This dish is both delicious and packed with nutrients.
A class favorite, this popular dip is made with common pantry ingredients. A 1/2 serving is only 90 calories!
Crunchy Chicken Salad
This dish is easy to prepare & a great way to use leftover chicken in your fridge!
Cuban Baked Bananas
Fruit for dessert is a great way to have a healthy sweet treat. The addition of nuts and dried fruit add fiber and crunch.
Main Dish Taco Salad
This salad is hearty enough to serve as a meal. This recipe can easily be made with any veggies you have on hand!
Make it your Own Pasta Salad
Nothing better than a salad you can personalize with ingredients you love!
This southwest influenced omelet is hearty enough for breakfast, lunch or even dinner.
This tasty soup has a hefty amount of vegetables in each serving: onions, potatoes, tomatoes, carrots, zucchini!
Full of fiber and natural sweetness, these muffins will fill you up and get you ready for the day ahead! These muffins also freeze well so you can make them ahead of time and take them out as you need them!
New Year’s Lentil Soup
Lentils are served on New Year's Eve after midnight. The lentils, with their coinlike shape, represent luck and prosperity! Feel free to enjoy the 'luck' all year long though!
Peanut Butter and Banana Pockets
Kids will love helping to make and eat these delicious pockets! Enjoy as a snack, in a lunch or as a healthy dessert!
Great for families with their own tastes; you can personalize your own pizza to fit you!
Perfect measuring practice for kids! This recipe can be adapted to fit the ingredients your family loves.
Very Veggie Pizza
The kids will love helping make this recipe. The pizza can be topped with all your favorite veggies!
Whole Wheat Quick Bread
This recipe is a quick and easy way of including more whole grains in your diet.
Full of calcium and sweet fruit; these parfaits are healthy enough for breakfast and yummy enough for dessert!