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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In this recipe Chef Kurt teaches you how to make nouc cham, a classic Vietnamese dipping sauce. Balance the amount of lime juice, fish sauce and sugar to suit your preference for sour, salty, and sweet. Serve over vegetables or as a condiment for dipping.
Meatballs in red sauce are classic all over the world. The spice defines the cuisine. For these lamb meatballs, a sauce might begin with tomatoes or red peppers; season with coriander and cinnamon; finish with fresh mint; then serve over couscous.
In this recipe Chef teaches us to make a simple pan sauce. Sauté to develop fond (incredibly flavorful stuff stuck to the pan) add some aromatics, loosen fond with wine, reduce liquid over heat, finish with butter and fresh herb. For this recipe—tarragon!