Better Eating,
Better Health:

The Benefits of Good Nutrition

Healthy Recipes


Spring

Asparagus and Radish

This is a light, crisp and refreshing salad to enjoy as a side dish or on its own. The flavor of ginger and scallions will wake up your taste buds without overwhelming.

Mushroom and Asparagus

An inventive take on pizza that adds healthy protein and vegetables to a traditional favorite. Great for lunch, dinner, or a weekend brunch!

Kale and Leeks

Make a traditional vegetable dish healthy and delicious. Nutrient-packed kale is served up with a cream sauce that’s lower in fat.

Turnip

Eggs finished in the oven frittata-style is great for Sunday brunch or a family-pleasing dinner any day of the week. An easy-to-make egg dish packed with protein and vegetable nutrients.

Summer

Zucchini

Enjoy the great taste of roasted fresh veggies with this fast and easy recipe that adds the richness of parmesan cheese.

Cucumber

A cool and refreshing idea for salad, with just a hint of crunch and flavor from toasted sesame seeds. Fast, easy, delicious!

BBQ Chicken

Using a slow-cooker makes it incredibly easy to prepare this BBQ chicken that features some rich and subtle spicing. You’ll love it – and the kids may find it a favorite too.

Blueberries and Walnuts

Celebrate your love of blueberries with this light and delicious summer dessert. If you’re new to baking you’ll find this tart surprisingly easy to prepare.

Grilled Pork Loin

Bust out the grill and fire it up to make these oh-so-flavorful pork loins. The taste from the herb vinaigrette is sure to impress your family and guests.

Shrimp

This creative slow-cooker recipe will delight you and your guests with its flavors. Prep it, set it, and forget it!

Vivian Howard needed to reduce the pasta carbs for her dad John, who’s watching his blood sugar. With the help of Nutrition Counselor Tracy Owens, Vivian’s replaced the spaghetti with broccoli, and topped it with a veggie-filled tomato sauce and sliced Parmesan.

With the help of Nutrition Counselor Tracy Owens, Vivian created a delicious new take on mashed potatoes, swapping the high-carb potato with vitamin-rich cauliflower, and fat-filled gravy with a caramelized onion, garlic, and bean-based gravy puree!

Vivian Howard’s friend Miss Lillie loves the local dish known as “Kill Hungry”—loaded with macaroni noodles, beef and a hearty tomato sauce. To make it healthier, Vivian teamed with Nutrition Counselor Tracy Owens to cut down the pasta carbs and amp up the vegetables. 

 

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