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brussels sprouts with a poached egg
This quick and easy dish is perfect for the colder months. It provides all the elements of a well-rounded meal… eggs for protein, brussels sprouts for vitamins and fiber, and hash brown potatoes for carbohydrates. Look for plain, frozen hash browns without any seasonings for a lower sodium option...
Bulgar and Chickpea Pilaf
Bulgur is a classic ingredient from the Greeks of Asia Minor. Enjoy this nutrient packed dish as a side dish or as a filling Lenten dish.
Burbara
Annually on the fourth of December, Eastern Christians in Palestine, Jordan, Lebanon, and Syria prepare this nutritious dessert in honor of Saint Barbara, executed by her father, a roman pagan king. This recipe symbolizes her escape journey as she hid in wheat fields and is also prepared for...
Butter glazed rainbow carrots
Look on the bright side! You CAN enjoy food that is tasty and good for you. This bright side dish is loaded with vitamin A and uses just a few ingredients. It's the perfect compliment any main dish that needs a dash of color.
butternut squash with cranberries
This butternut squash pasta salad is both sweet and savory. With flavors from parmesan cheese and sweet-tart cranberries, it will surely hit the spot on a chilly fall evening!
butternut squash soup
Looking for a cozy recipe for the fall and winter? Don’t look any further! This healthy, vegetable-rich recipe will warm you up during those cold winter days, and it will satisfy your cravings. It only requires 10 ingredients, and the soup can last up to a week in the fridge! Unsure how to peel and...
butternut squash, chickpeas, broth
Not only is this soup recipe delicious, but it is nutritious as well! Butternut squash is a great source of vitamin A, potassium, vitamin C, fiber, and other key nutrients. Chickpeas are an excellent source of protein and fiber and make the meal more filling and satisfying.
A classic California Style Burger, but wrapped in lettuce instead of a bun. Blurred and mostly white background.
Try out this delicious California Burger Wrap recipe or use any leftover burgers! This dinner recipe provides iron and Vitamin A. Everyone is bound to enjoy this high-protein meal.
cheesy ground pork
Canned pork is fully cooked and packed in water. It contains very little salt. Open can and drain with a mesh strainer or colander. Rinse with warm water and pick out any pieces of fat. Shred with a fork or hands. A drained, 24 oz. can, will easily feed four adults with at least 3 ounces cooked meat...
cauliflower fried rice
Riced cauliflower has become a very popular rice substitute lately! It is lower in carb and higher in nutrients, like fiber and B vitamins. The flavors of this dish come together so seamlessly, you won't even miss the traditional rice. If you're feeling adventurous, try mixing up the protein by...
cauliflower wings
This cauliflower wing recipe is a great appetizer for vegetarians, vegans, and meat eaters alike! It’s delicious enough that even chicken wing fans will be excited to give it a try. Cauliflower is high in fiber, which is great for heart health.
Charred Corn and Black Bean Salad Recipe Photo. A colorful bowl of food, in a white bowl.
This is not your ordinary salad… not only is it a nice summer treat, but it is also packed with healthy ingredients. Black beans are a great source of protein and iron. Corn is rich in the carotenoids, lutein, and zeaxanthin, which are nutrients important for eye health. Both beans and corn are high...
Cheesy veggie strata
Vary the vegetables and cheese for more interest. You may also add chopped ham or lean turkey breakfast sausage to the strata.
chicken and broccoli stir fry
Stir fries are a perfect way to use up any lingering produce in your refrigerator and to increase your family's veggies for the day. The high heat of stir frying keeps vegetables crisp and colorful, and the ginger and sesame oil keep the flavors authentically Asian. Feel free to vary the veggies and...
Chicken Burger
Lighten up your next family barbeque with these delicious Chicken Burgers—Perfect substitution when reducing the amount of red meat in your diet.
Chicken Cacciatore
Chicken Cacciatore is an Italian dish that combines a savory braise of chicken, mushrooms, and tomatoes. It is low in carbohydrates and high in protein. Due to their exposure to UV rays or sunlight, mushrooms are a natural, non-animal source of vitamin D2; our body turns this into the active form of...
A white bowl of Chicken Creole, against a white background. Various items such as salt and pepper are in the background of the photo.
This Creole-inspired dish uses chili sauce and cayenne pepper to spice it up. Tomatoes, green pepper, celery, onions, garlic, & spices also surround the chicken, providing it with an enticing color. Enjoy this delicious, high-protein meal for dinner!
chicken Piccata
Give a gift to your taste buds this holiday season with this Italian American “secret” family recipe! Chicken piccata is a fantastic way to incorporate a high protein and low-carb meal into your dinner plans. Perfected over two generations, this recipe is not something you want to miss out on!
chicken pot pie
This recipe is a classic comfort food with a biscuit crust, a creamy sauce, and a savory mix of chicken and vegetables. It comes together quickly without sacrificing taste or flavor.
Chicken Salad with grapes
This Chicken Salad recipe makes a delicious, quick meal using kitchen staples. The addition of grapes, celery, and nuts gives it a nice crunch while the dried cherries add a sweet-tart punch. Enjoy this spin on a classic!
Chickpea Tuna Salad in a white bowl, against a white background. Salad also contains greens, tomatoes and other vegetables.
This is a simple and healthy recipe that is perfect for a quick lunch, easy dinner, or after school snack. Chickpeas are a rich source of zinc and folate, which help to keep your brain and eyes healthy. Tuna is rich in essential omega-3 fatty acids; these special fats reduce inflammation and promote...
Four red,  stuffed bell peppers on a white plate, against a white background.
This easy crock pot recipe uses simple, pantry ingredients to make a flavorful, meat-free meal. It's loaded with protein from the baked beans, vitamin C from the bell peppers, and fiber from all the veggies and beans. Serve alongside cornbread or a whole wheat roll for a filling meal. If you like a...
Stuffed red peppers
Warm-up on a chilly day with this hearty and comforting stuffed pepper recipe. The stuffed peppers are packed with flavor from the black beans, onions, corn, diced tomatoes, and spices. This recipe is sure to be a crowd pleaser!
Chocolate Cake in square pan - depression era cake
This cake may not cure your depression, but we hope that it brightens your day! This unique Chocolate Cake recipe was popularized during the great depression when fresh food ingredients (like milk and eggs) were in limited supply; it is rich and chocolatey without using any eggs, butter, or milk! A...