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!


NOTE:

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.
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Sweet and Spicy Brussels Sprouts

Brussels sprouts lovers and naysayers alike should make this recipe. Caramelized Brussels sprouts are deliciously sweet. Add this simple combination of maple syrup and sambal oelek and your sprouts will go over the top!

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Anaheim Chile and Black Bean Soup

If you're looking for a soup with a little bit of heat and a lot of flavor, this is the one for you.

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Grapes and Greens with Shallot Vinaigrette

This salad has everything. But, oh, the vinaigrette! It's sure to be a favorite you’ll return to time and time again.

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Celery and Asparagus Salad

A wonderfully refreshing summer salad!

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Braised Bok Choy

Bok choy with an Asian twist!

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Oven Roasted Sugar Snap Peas

Shallots and olive oil bring out the delicious flavor of fresh sugar snap peas!

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Salsa Verde

This salsa is packed with flavor! It's perfect for the cilantro enthusiast with its citrusy, fresh flavor.

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Grapefruit Brûlée

A little heat caramelizes the sugar--grapefruit's never been so good!

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Giant White Beans with Greens

A show-stopper in the bean category, giant white beans are surprisingly smooth and creamy in this warm salad.

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Fruit and Nut Rice Pilaf

This recipe takes ordinary brown rice to a whole new level.

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