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Summer Corn Salsa
This fresh, homemade corn salsa is easy to make and packed with fresh ingredients. These ingredients included great sources of fiber and are rich in many vitamins and minerals. It’s the perfect to enjoy on top of tacos or quesadillas, or as an appetizer with tortilla chips.
This simple recipe is light and fresh for any backyard BBQ or family get-together. The Summer Vegetable Pasta Salad pairs well with burgers, hot dogs, and chicken but can also be eaten by itself. Enjoy!
This simple recipe contains fruit that are in season this month. These fruits will pair well on a warm summer day with its sweet and refreshing taste. Serve this as a side or have it as a dessert, will be a great way to include more fruits.
pasta with veggies
This summer inspired pasta uses a ton of veggies that are currently in season. Along with adding lots of beautiful color to this dish, you’re also getting a variety of nutrients from the different vegetables that you’re including. You can serve this pasta cold or warm and easily adjust to your...
A delicious twist on traditional cornbread, this recipe includes mashed sweet potatoes, which give the bread extra moistness and Vitamin A, plus fall spices, which are a perfect match with sweet potatoes. Subbing in whole-grain cornmeal and whole wheat flour adds whole grains and fiber and provides...
Sweet and Sour Porkchops
This recipe is a great alternative to takeout, and if you use frozen vegetables, no chopping is involved! This can also be made using fresh produce that may be hanging out in your refrigerator. The sauce is simple but can be customized with some ginger to cool it down or sriracha sauce to spice it...
Sweet Potato Tacos
Tacos are an extremely versatile dish that can feature any number of ingredients. In this recipe we highlight sweet potatoes and black beans, which are both delicious and full of fiber, vitamins, and minerals. Sweet potatoes are rich in vitamin A, which promotes eye-health. Black beans are rich in...
The pumpkin pie spice in this quick bread will remind you of crisp, fall evenings. Substituting half the flour with whole wheat pastry flour sneaks in some extra fiber and vitamins. Enjoy this bread for breakfast, a snack or as a dessert!
tabbouleh
Tabbouleh is a Levantine salad that originated in the mountains of Lebanon and Syria. Tabbouleh's age is estimated to be more than 5000 years and is said to resemble the Arab's identity. Although it has been scrutinized because it’s meatless, it is dense in vitamins, such as A, E, C, and K. It may...
Zucchini Boat
Taco stuffed zucchini boats are a fun and flavorful way to dress up this summer squash. Enjoy the ingredients you love in tacos with the freshness of zucchini. You’ll bring the ingredients to life with the addition of many flavors from the seasonings.
You will love the creaminess and flavor of this Thai-inspired dressing. Using tamari instead of soy sauce will cut down on the sodium. Try this dressing on salads, grain bowls, or over noodles.
three bean baked beans
Using three types of beans adds color and flavor to this baked bean dish. Add a can of pork or a package of frozen pulled pork for meaty flavor.
Wooden bowl of turkey and bean chili, topped with herbs and cheese.
Enjoy this heart healthy 3 bean chili with a side of cornbread stuffing. This is a comfort meal perfect in any kind of weather.
garbanzo beans
This is a fiber-rich dish that is incredibly easy to make. This recipe is plant-based and can serve as a quick easy meal on a busy night. It is packed with beans, greens, and tons of flavor!
Pulled pork sandwich on a pretzel bun
Tim Artz
This BBQ Pulled Pork sandwich can be made with leftover pork roast. It is extremely easy to make, and the result is the best BBQ sandwiches you have ever tasted. All you really need is a good store-bought BBQ sauce; be sure to check the Nutrition Facts Label for a lower sugar option. Enjoy!
Remoulade Sauce
The recipe for this Remoulade Sauce was created to pair with Tim's Crispy Catfish Nuggets, but it pairs well with many fish and seafood dishes such as Crab Cakes or Baked Cod.
crispy catfish nuggets in a bowl with lemon wedge
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...
Lemon Herb Chicken with mushrooms and rice on white plate
Tim Artz
Looking for a delicious, juicy chicken recipe? You have found it! The secret to this flavorful chicken is the marinade with olive oil and lemon juice. The marinade also includes herbs to enhance the flavor. The result is a tender, juicy chicken breast. Enjoy!
Tofu Burritos
Tofu is a plant-based complete protein source, which means that it contains all the building blocks necessary for building and repairing muscle tissue. Tofu is also rich in calcium, which is important for maintaining bone health. Because it is much lower in saturated fat than other protein sources...
tortilla pizza
There’s never a wrong time for pizza. Ordering out from your favorite pizza place is great, but most of the time the pizza is high in calories, sodium, carbohydrates, and fat. Try making your own at home; they’re fun to make, and you can customize this recipe to include some of your favorite veggie...
Trahana
Trahana is cracked bulgur cooked in milk, dried in the sun, and stored in jars. It was a way agricultural communities preserved milk when it was abundant in the summer and an inexpensive way to nourish families when food was scarce. There are two types of trahana; sweet tarhana is made with fresh...
Tropical bean salad, with mango, pepper and tomato. Food is in a white bowl.
This tangy salad is enjoyable as a side dish (served with corn tortillas chips) or as a topping for tacos, chicken, or fish. This recipe is super-packed with Vitamin C. Vitamin C is a powerful antioxidant that protects your cells from damage. Tropical salad recipes, like this one, are fantastic ways...
Tuna Salad with Mixed Veggies
Tuna salad is a super-quick way to get a full serving of protein. In this recipe we mix in some vegetables to increase the nutritional content; the recipe calls for onions, corn, jalapeño, and tomato but feel free to add any vegetables that you have on hand. Celery or cucumber could be a refreshing...
Tuna Salad
These simple and tasty tuna wraps make a perfect lunch or after school snack. They feature tuna, which is a good source of lean protein. Eating protein-rich meals helps keep you fuller for longer and provides your body with the material to build and repair muscle tissue. Tuna also contains essential...