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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Turkey Noodle Soup

Get every bit of goodness from your Thanksgiving turkey. Begin this recipe by making stock from the turkey carcass. Pull out your crock pot for this step and you’ll have delicious stock in just a few hours.

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Baked Herb Spaghetti Squash

Who doesn't love the surprise?! Open up a spaghetti squash, scrape with a fork, and spaghetti-like strands magically appear!

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Caprese Salad

Caprese salad is the perfect combination of flavors and freshness. Late summer, when tomatoes are at their peak and the basil is abundant, is the best time to layer a Caprese. Or simply toss it for a less traditional presentation of this gorgeous salad.

Culinary Cooking and Concepts

Roasted Pork Loin with Peach and Cranberry Relish

Colorful relish tops herb roasted pork bringing a pop of color and flavor to the plate. Seasonally, substitute ripe fresh mango for the peaches.

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Watermelon Salad with Mint-lime Dressing

The flavors of summer pop in this spinach salad--juicy watermelon and fresh mint-lime vinaigrette!

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Dark Cherry Clafouti

A great reason to go cherry picking!

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Pan-Seared Walleye

Rather than the traditional deep fried walleye, Chef Kurt gives this fish a Mediterranean treatment. Pan-searing makes the fish delish. Add the sauce and crown with the sautéed vegetables for a truly memorable meal.

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Michigan Rhubarb Cherry Chutney Sauce

The perfect sauce for pork, chicken and duck!

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Fennel Stuffed Salmon

Fennel's mild anise flavor and natural sweetness pairs beautifully with salmon. If you've never prepared fennel before, be sure to read the "Learn More About..." section.

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Braised Chicken Breast with Leeks and Olives

Switch up your chicken routine with this braised chicken recipe. The leeks become melt-in-your-mouth tender and the olives give a pop of flavor.

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Spinach and Artichoke Israeli Couscous

Coming from a humble beginning, Israeli couscous has been discovered by the culinary world. Consider it a trendy and upscale addition to any menu.

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Char-grilled Tofu Romesco

A classic Spanish sauce for a flavorful tofu meal.

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