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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Turnip Slaw

With green onion and cilantro, this slaw is packed with flavor!

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Sauteed Swiss Chard

A simple sauté highlights the sweetness and tender texture of Swiss chard. Lemon juice adds a nice zing!

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Fire and Ice Melon Salad

A perfect dish for late summer. Contrast the coolness of sweet melons and the heat of chile peppers.

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Blackberry and Peach Dessert Pizza

A sweet, cheesy, delicious dessert!

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Dried Apricots and Fig Sauce

A scrumptious summer sauce! Perfect for pork, chicken or turkey!

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Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

A simple recipe with big flavor!

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Braised Radishes

Cooking transforms radishes into a surprisingly mild and sweet vegetable.

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Steel Cut Oatmeal with Pure Maple Syrup

Add the delicious flavors of syrup to your oatmeal this morning!

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Spicy Moroccan Chickpea Soup

Spicy doesn’t mean hot in this delicious soup. Pantry ingredients and a few vegetables are all you need to put this recipe together.

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Walnut Spinach Pesto

Walnuts bring pesto-making into the sphere of affordability. Using spinach instead of basil is less aromatic but stays greener, and green is great!

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Greek Yogurt Pan Sauce

Fantastic on chicken, pork or turkey scallopini!

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Grilled Polenta

Cornmeal is truly the all-American grain.

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