Recipes

for healthy, active families are right here! Whether you are looking for a good breakfast, a filling lunch, an easy dinner, or a quick snack, these tasty and nutritious recipes are designed with busy families (and picky young eaters) in mind. Let the kids be your helpers in measuring, stirring, and pouring, and make healthy food preparation a family affair.

Chickpea Salad

Chickpea Salad

Chickpea SaladIngredients: 1 avocado 1 lemon 1 can (19 oz) chickpeas/garbanzo beans, drained and chopped into small pieces, preferably low sodium or unsalted (Reserve liquid — Aquafaba — to use in other recipes.) 3–4 scallions, chopped 2 cups tomatoes (any type),...

Jackfruit “Pulled Pork” and Mango Slaw

Jackfruit “Pulled Pork” and Mango SlawA fruit that can look and taste like pulled pork? Yes, it’s true! Jackfruit is a healthy, inexpensive and delicious plant-based alternative to pulled pork or chicken, which even the most serious carnivores may enjoy. It’s a great...

Avocado Pesto

Avocado Pesto

Avocado PestoThis pesto is so versatile, use it on anything. This healthy take on pesto can make a great substitute for mayonnaise on sandwiches as well! Ingredients: 1 large bunch fresh basil 2 ripe avocados ½ cup walnuts or hemp seeds 2 tablespoons lemon juice 3...

Easy Peasy Baby Food

Easy Peasy Baby Food

Easy Peasy Baby FoodMaking baby food is a great way to save money and have confidence in what your baby is eating. 6-8 months+ Ingredients: Summer Squash, Peas and Carrots Step 1: Combine fresh or frozen peas, summer squash and chopped carrots. Step 2: Add 1/2 cup of...

Chef Aaron’s Recipe: Baked Chicken Nuggets

Chef Aaron's Recipe: Baked Chicken NuggetsThis healthy, fun and tasty recipe is a snap to prepare, and your children will love helping out and learning alongside you. Tip: Using kosher salt versus iodine salt allows you to use a smaller amount and doesn't contain...

Frozen Banana Bites

Frozen Banana Bites

Frozen Banana BitesFrozen bananas are a fun treat. Cutting up the banana into little pops is an alternative that the kids can eat on the go, and with less mess.

Hasselback Chili-lime Avocados

Hasselback Chili-lime Avocados

Hasselback Chili-lime AvocadosCreate culinary artwork from an avocado! The perfect summer snack that tastes as good as it looks. Ingredients: 1 firm ripe avocados, halved, pitted and peeled 1 medium plum tomato, halved lengthwise, seeded and thinly sliced 1 tablespoon...

Flavored Ice Cubes – Make Drinking Water Fun

Flavored Ice Cubes - Make Drinking Water FunYou can infuse water with fruit and herbs by creating flavorful ice that provides antioxidants without the sugar. All you need is an ice tray and some fruit! Make this summer cooler with a healthy way to encourage drinking...

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