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Ambrosia salad is a sweet and creamy dish made with fruit, coconut, and mini marshmallows, often mixed with full fat sour cream or whipped cream. This recipe is made with light sour cream and Greek yogurt, which decreases unhealthy fats and adds protein from the yogurt. It's colorful and easy to...
pork nachos
Nachos are a popular recipe for many occasions. This recipe features canned pork instead of beef or chicken that is traditionally used. Nacho toppings such as beans, salsa, lettuce, and tomatoes are piled on top to provide the flavorsome experience.
This recipe blends crisp cabbage, sweet apple, and crunchy carrot with a creamy yogurt and mayonnaise dressing. It is high in fiber, Vitamins A and C. This refreshing and tangy side dish is perfect for summer or fall barbeques.
Did you know collard greens are a nutritional powerhouse full of fiber, Vitamins A, C, K, iron, folate and calcium? Collard greens are a southern staple, traditionally cooked for hours with a piece of smoked meat. This recipe uses collards raw in a salad with a bright dressing that helps the...
Babahanouj is a Levantine appetizer dip and is also served as a breakfast dish. It’s easy to prepare, delightfully tasty, and very nutritious. It’s high in fiber and vitamin C, which may improve digestion and offer cancer-fighting properties. Research showed that the compounds that give eggplants...
Baked Corn Casserole
Try this heathy version of this cozy comfort food that makes a perfect side dish for any holiday meal.
Roasted Vegetables onion carrot parsnip
Looking for a great way to cook vegetables? You have found it! Roasting vegetables is the simplest, yet most flavorful method to cook vegetables. It is best to match your vegetables with the season, and luckily, this savory balsamic marinade pairs well with any mix of vegetables. This recipe uses...
Banana Blueberry Oatmeal Bake Recipe Photo. Oatmeal and berry bake/crumble in white baking dish, against a mostly white background.
This Banana Blueberry Oatmeal Bake will satisfy your sweet-tooth and fill your home with the delicious smell of cinnamon. It is a great way to dress up your rolled oats. Rolled oats are incredibly nutritious; they are rich in antioxidants and fiber.
bbq chickpeas
This recipe will make you fall in love with chickpeas! Roasting the chickpeas gives them an undeniable crunch that will leave you wanting another handful. They are perfect for snacking and are a great alternative to peanuts.
Black bean quessadilla
This vegetable first dish will be sure to please everyone in your family.
Braised greens in white bowl, with wooden spoon across the top of the dish.
This recipe blends our 3-favorite dark, leafy green veggies with bacon and garlic. The result is a delicious side dish suitable for any occasion that is also a nutrition powerhouse! Your taste buds (and body) will thank you for cooking this rich dish.
braised greens
Swiss chard is a dark green, leafy vegetable that is in the same family as beets and spinach. It is a nutritional power horse, loaded with nutrients like Vitamins A, C, K, potassium, iron, and calcium. Swiss chard is packed with disease fighting antioxidants and fiber, which may help to control...
This budget-friendly meal can be made in advance for an easy lunch or dinner on the go. The broccoli in this dish adds potassium and vitamin C to support heart health.
Brown Rice and Orange Salad with edamame beans and dried cranberries
Cooking Matters
This heart healthy recipe is full of plant based proteins and fiber loaded with vitamin c. Easy to customize it makes for a refreshing summer treat.
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.
This dish can be prepared in the microwave or over the stove in a skillet. See the chef’s note for directions to make it in the microwave. It is simple, quick, and high in vitamins C and A!
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.
Use those leftover brown bananas to make the most addicting banana bread recipe you have ever tried! You won’t need a new banana bread recipe after you try this one!
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...
Carrot Fries
Fries made from potatoes are so overrated. Mix things up and give this recipe a try, switching out your potato for some carrots. Not only do these fries look amazing with a bright orange color, but they taste great too! Add your favorite dipping sauce once ready for a little more extra flavor.
The holidays are loaded with carbohydrate-rich foods. Although carbohydrates are an important nutrient for human health, too much in one sitting can cause blood sugar spikes in people with diabetes. Incorporating mashed cauliflower into mashed potatoes decreases the carbohydrates while adding a nice...
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...
Fresh corn is a highlight of the summer that is often enjoyed on its own. This dish combines corn with other fresh ingredients to create a salad filled with nutrients. This can be served as a side dish at any BBQ for added vegetables. The combination of sweet corn, salty feta, and charred-grill...
Cheese Grits
These rich, cheesy grits serve as a comforting food during the holiday season! While this recipe includes far less fat than the traditional one, it tastes just as delicious and is (most importantly) more nutritious. Cheese grits can be served for breakfast or as a side dish.