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Recipe Photo for Cinnamon Oatmeal Breakfast Bars. A stack of home-cooked snack bars with raisins and oats, against a white background.
Why buy granola bars when you can make these! This yummy and nutritious treat is sure satisfy your granola bar cravings.
overnight oats with cinnamon and pecan garnish maple syrup in background
Do you love breakfast but hate the hassle of cooking in the early hours of the morning? Then, try your hand at this easy grab-and-go overnight oats recipe! This delicious recipe takes a mere five minutes to prepare the night before. Then, store your ingredients in your refrigerator overnight, and...
This super simple three bean salad is full of protein, fiber, vitamins, and minerals and it takes less than 20 minutes to make! Use it as a side salad or a main course and your belly will be full and satisfied.
This cucumber tomato salad is full of fresh sliced cucumbers, cherry tomatoes, red onion, and green peppers... all tossed in an herb dressing. This is the perfect light and refreshing side dish for any healthy meal.
Cornbread Beef Casserole
This simple recipe comes straight to you from our Nutrition Intern’s home. This dish is the perfect comfort meal for those cold fall days when you want something filling, warm, and with a little bit of spice.
cornbread dressing
This simple cornbread dressing has all the familiar Thanksgiving flavors of sage, thyme, parsley, and onion, while keeping the calories lower than traditional dressings. Make your cornbread from scratch with whole wheat flour to sneak in some extra fiber and nutrients. No one will ever know!
breaded fish with tacos and cabbage
Your family will love the crunch of the fish and cabbage slaw paired with the tanginess of the yogurt sauce. Any fruit or tomato salsa can replace the yogurt sauce to provide a punch of Vitamin C. Serve these with corn tortillas to add whole grains to your meal.
cottage cheese pancakes
We have all enjoyed pancakes made from a boxed mix, but have you ever tried making them with cottage cheese? You read that correctly… cottage cheese! This pancake recipe uses this secret ingredient to make pancakes that are high in protein, lower in carbs, and just as fluffy as the traditional...
cous cous and peas
Enjoy this delicious dish as an entrée or side dish. Pair with meat, seafood, or a vegetarian favorite like chickpeas or tofu. This flavor-packed dish is sure to win everyone over!
Cowboy Caviar with tortilla chips in white serving ware
Cowboy caviar is a guilt-free dip that adds extra vegetables to your diet. This recipe also contains beans, which are an excellent source of protein and iron with less saturated fat than meat! In the summer when tomatoes are abundant, try grape or cherry tomatoes for variety. Adding avocado will...
creamy chicken cutlets
Lightly floured chicken cutlets are pan fried in oil until golden in color before being added to a creamy mushroom sauce. Lightly simmer and add fresh or canned mushrooms to enhance the flavor. Make it as-is with this base recipe or dress it up by serving over brown rice! Pairs well with steamed...
Creamy Salsa Chicken Skillet. Photo of red salsa, and photo of grilled chicken are combined diagonally.
Tired of the same old chicken recipes? This dish will change all that with its lively, rich flavors. It also is rich in B vitamins and iron and low in saturated fat and sugar, making it a heart healthy go-to! And, it comes together quickly, so you can have dinner ready in no time flat.
Most spinach dips are loaded with calories, saturated fat and sodium. This version cuts down on all three by using reduced fat cream cheese and cottage cheese, yogurt to lighten up the texture and plenty of spinach to add fiber and extra nutrition. Plus, it tastes great! Serve this with whole grain...
This delicious dish is a simple and easy way to make a meal that will last all week. It is a great dish to have for leftovers throughout the week. Pair it with a side of roasted broccoli or other veggie for a more balanced meal.
creamy tuna pasta
This delicious tuna pasta only takes 20 minutes! With this recipe, many of the ingredients could be swapped out for whatever you have in your fridge… and still be very flavorful!
Catfish nuggets
Food has the great ability to connect us with people and remind us of the memorable moments in life. Here we have a New Orleans style remoulade dipping sauce paired perfectly with catfish nuggets. Try this sauce with crispy potatoes or shrimp; it will surely elevate any appetizer dish to the level...
crispy split peas
Add some crunch to your dishes with these crunchy split peas or enjoy them as a snack! Change the flavor profile by using your favorite combo of spices and seasonings.
Cucumber Tomato SAlad
Cucumbers are amazing fruits that contain many nutrients while also being very low in calories. Cucumbers promote hydration due to their high-water content, they contain antioxidants, and they are an easy, refreshing addition to any dish. The cucumber tomato salad recipe makes a classic side dish...
Curry Chickpea Salad
Spice up your everyday salad with this spicy twist! This salad is low sodium content, and the chickpeas provide a vegetarian friendly source of protein. Their flavor profile will give this salad a subtle, nutty flavor.
Chocolate Berry Breakfast Parfait
Oh, what a sweet morning it will be with this dark chocolate and berry parfait! A mixture of berries gives this recipe a hearty serving of fiber. While sweet and tasty, dark chocolate adds a bit of that Magnesium goodness we need for optimal blood pressure and nerve function
sloppy joes
Maximize your time in the kitchen by cooking once and eating twice! Turn this versatile and hearty bean dish into family-friendly Sloppy Joes style sandwiches and use it as a topping for baked potatoes the following evening.
Photo for Dried Beans Information Sheet and Recipe. Various bowls of dried beans against a white background.
Dried beans are a great source of protein and take very little effort to cook. This is a basic guide on how to prepare and cook dried beans, but with a little creativity you can transform them into a delicious dish!
These breakfast egg muffins are inspired by our favorite morning casserole or omelet. They are a great way to start off the morning - especially for those on-the-go! This recipe is easily customizable; extra vegetables or meat can be added to your liking. Happy eating!
EAsy Homemade Potato Salad
Potato salad is a great side dish for a variety of entrees. This recipe calls for Yukon Gold potatoes, but these can be replaced with any variety of potato, including Russet potatoes, red potatoes, or fingerling potatoes.