Having regular and reliable meals is a great way of providing good nutrition for health and wellness.   Planning for enjoyable food makes meals or snacks pleasurable and trying a new recipe can help add variety to repetitive meals. 

Check out the Health4U recipe collections featuring MSU chefs and Health4U staff members to help spice up your routine!


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Please feel free to use these recipes and to share with family and friends. If you share them on-line or publish them in any way, please follow these guidelines:

  1. If you’re adapting someone else’s recipe, begin with a short note of the goal and what you looked for, perhaps something you changed and why. Then give credit to the person who you got it from: "Recipe adapted from ___________" and give a link to the original source.
  2. If you used someone else’s recipe for inspiration, but changed it substantially and the product is somewhat similar to the published recipe, give credit to the original by saying, " This recipe by (me) was inspired by ____________. The original recipe can be found here." and give a link to the original recipe.
  3.  If you change the ingredients substantially or completely came up with the product on your own; and you write directions in your own words for how you prepared it, the recipe is your own and you should claim it.
Culinary Cooking and Concepts

Baked Salmon with Fuji Apple Relish

This simple apple relish made with on-hand ingredients takes baked salmon to a whole new level.

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Stuffed Pumpkin

The carrots, shallots, and other vegetables in this recipe add a hearty flavor that compliments the sweetness of the pumpkin. You can even add jalapeño seeds for heat!

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Sofrito

What to do with an abundance of garden produce! This delicious sauce freezes well. Serve it by the spoonful to season vegetables or by the ladleful to top pasta. Add a sprinkle of cheese and you’ve got a meal!

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Sweet Pickles

Have an abundance of fresh cucumbers? No problem. Pickle them!

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Peach and Blackberry Dessert Pizza

Wait 'til your peaches are perfectly ripe. Then go ahead--make a pizza for dessert!

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Grilled Belgian Endive Salad

If you haven't tried endive yet, this recipe is sure to make you love it. It's packed with flavor when heated!

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Asparagus and Walnut Salad

The perfect salad for every meal! Asparagus is always best when fresh. Make sure to incorporate this salad into your meals during the spring and summer months. It's deliciously prepared with notes of lemon, honey and thyme.

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Southwest Goddess Dressing

Dressing made with creamy avocado and garlic - best on Bibb, iceburg and romaine lettuce.

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Lamb Burger

If you're looking for a great burger recipe, you've found it! This juicy lamb burger can be paired with a delightful mint yogurt sauce on top.

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Dried Cherry Granola Bars

The perfect on-the-go breakfast or snack! These store in the fridge for a week or two.

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Southwest Millet Bake

This whole grain side dish is a unique addition to your Mexican meal.

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Almond Butter

A delicious alternative to the classic peanut butter. So easy to make! The food processor takes dry almonds to creamy deliciousness in just a few minutes.

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