Collaboration with MSU chefs has produced a lot of recipes over the years. Here's where you can find the latest recipes and seasonal ones as we release the archive.

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.

Abby Richey’s Kale Quinoa Salad

"This was a recipe we often used while I worked at the Sparrow Hospital Demonstration Kitchen. It was always a crowd pleaser at the hospital demos and now one my family enjoys as well.”

Health4U Staff Thanksgiving Favorites

Kathleen Jager’s Apple Bread

"No shock to anyone here, I suppose, that I really do not like Thanksgiving dinner … except for the bread and the pop tarts and coffee that I may have for breakfast, but sadly Kellogg’s has not shared their recipe with me YET!

Health4U Staff Thanksgiving Favorites

Beth Morris’s Key Lime Pie

"I use the recipe card that my aunt had handwritten for me. My mom and aunts refer to everything as ‘the family secret recipe’ so I thought my aunt had made up her own. Turns out, NOPE. She uses Nellie & Joe’s recipe found on the lime juice bottle!"

Health4U Staff Thanksgiving Favorites

Abby Richey’s Family Chocolate Cream Pie

"I think back to memories of making my grandmother's chocolate pie with her and can’t help but admire how much effort she put into this dessert to make it for our family. Her love language was often through food – she loved us very much!”

Culinary Cooking and Concepts

Cream Cheese Frosting

This scrumptious cream cheese frosting would be great on a variety of cakes - carrot, red velvet and more! Check out Chef Kate's Pumpkin Cake for the perfect match.

Health4U Staff Thanksgiving Favorites

Arthur Cialo III’s Breakfast Bake

“It’s good for Xmas AM and it’s easy.”

Culinary Cooking and Concepts

Classic Fall Pumpkin Cake

A must try for those who love pumpkin desserts! Top this cake with Chef Kate's Cream Cheese Frosting.

Culinary Cooking and Concepts

Squash Medley

This colorful medley of fresh vegetables makes for an easy, flavorful side dish.

Culinary Cooking and Concepts

Baked Chicken Thigh with Bourbon-Maple Drizzle

This bourbon-maple reduction tops off lightly seasoned chicken thighs for a tasty dinner entree.

Culinary Cooking and Concepts

Acorn Squash with Root Vegetable Risotto

Acorn squash is a unique fall vegetable that can offer a bit of sweetness to savory dishes. It pairs nicely as the base for this flavorful Root Vegetable Risotto

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