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cilantro lime rice
Looking for a new, zesty side dish? This recipe is perfect for you, and it’s the perfect accompaniment to chicken, pork, or seafood. It’s best to use long grain rice for this recipe. And remember, once you put the lid on the pot, leave it! The steam allows for a fluffy, evenly cooked rice.
cinnamon apple oatmeal muffins
These muffins contain oats for soluble fiber and non-fat dry milk and buttermilk for calcium. For a bit of extra crunch, try topping each muffin with 1 teaspoon of your favorite chopped nuts mixed with a little brown sugar before baking.
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...
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.
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.
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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!
easy oven chicken fajitas
This recipe is a two for one! Enjoy these boldly flavored, protein-packed fajitas now AND keep the remaining seasoning mix to spice up any dish in the future.
peanut noodles with veggies
This is an easy dish to make using common ingredients found in your refrigerator. It cooks up quickly and can even be served cold. Vary the veggies with others you may have on hand: try onions, green peas, cauliflower, mushrooms, or asparagus.
split peas
This refreshing and nutritious salad is packed with protein and fiber. Enjoy this fresh and colorful salad as a main entrée or side dish.
Sweet Potato Hash with an egg
Sweet potatoes are packed with fiber, Vitamin A, and potassium while also being low in calories. Overall, fiber and potassium are known to increase energy levels, lower blood pressure, and even promote healthy blood sugar levels. Sweet potatoes are also known to be great sources of Vitamin E...
eggplant soup
Eggplant, known for its Indian roots, this plant has a dark purple exterior, glossy skin and tender flesh. It is low in carbohydrates, calories, and is a good source of dietary fiber.
Eggs in Tomato Sauce with Chickpeas and Spinach Recipe Photo. Food is in a white pan against a grey background. Bowl of salt is to the side.
Chickpeas are a rich source of folate and zinc; both help keep your brain and eyes healthy. When paired with vitamin A and C-rich tomato sauce, you have a well-rounded meal. This recipe is quick and vegetarian-friendly!