Roasted Butternut Squash Apple and Sage Soup


It’s official, fall is here and that means cozy soup season is in full swing. Save time by prepping this soup ahead. Before leaving the house in the morning, grab your butternut squash and peel, seed and cube. Then wash and dice the apples. I always leave the skin on because that’s where most of the nutrients are found. According to the United States Department of Agriculture, each apple with its skin contains about 5 grams of fiber, 13 mg calcium, 239 mg potassium and 10mg vitamin C? Store in a Ziploc bag in fridge until you are ready to cook dinner.
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Healthy Oat Cookies


If you are always on the go with little time to eat a full meal, grab a few of these healthy cookies and toss in your bag. They make a great anytime snack and provide fiber, protein and nutrients your body needs to keep going.
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Ginger Roasted Salmon


There are several health benefits of salmon. A fatty fish, loaded with nutrients that is tasty, versatile and widely available no matter where you live. This fish is rich in omega-3 fatty acids and a great source of protein.

There are several ways you can incorporate this fish into your diet. My favorite way to cook salmon is to roast it in the oven alongside broccoli flowerets and serve as is or on top of a serving of brown rice or quinoa.
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Chili-Cheese Party Nachos


Two of my favorite food staples are corn tortilla chips and Jalapenos. More often, than not, the phone rings and before I know it, family and friends are headed to my house to watch a game and eat. Chili-cheese nachos are a quick go-to meal that takes only 30 minutes to prepare. I’ll let you in on a little secret I have been known to make an extra batch of this health chili and freeze it so that when the phone rings all I have to do is thaw and warm on the stove top, saving even more time!

To make it fun, (and keep yourself out of the kitchen when company arrives) I prepare all the toppings ahead of time. Grab a few bowls and fill with various toppings for your guests to add to their nachos.
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Crispy Roasted Chickpeas


It’s September – and that means football! Which more than likely equals plenty of not-so-healthy snacks and finger foods. If you are looking for a healthy alternative that still has the crunch and flavor you love, try making these super simple roasted chickpeas.
Not only are these little legumes packed with protein and nutrients, they are packed with fiber and low in fat!

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Huevos Rancheros


Looking for a quick breakfast packed with flavors that are sure to wake you up first thing in the morning? This simple recipe starts with a warmed up corn tortilla layered with smashed black beans topped with an egg, salsa and cotija cheese.
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Grilled Fish Tacos with Peach Salsa


Let’s kick taco Tuesday up a notch with these healthy Fish Tacos topped with a peach salsa that is a perfect summertime meal.
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Blueberry Whole-Grain Coffeecake

Blueberry Coffeecake
Switch up your morning routine this delicious coffeecake packed with blueberries that are loaded with antioxidants, vitamin K and fiber along with many other important micronutrients. This dish is also great for brunch.
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Spaghetti and Turkey Kale Meatballs

Spaghetti and Turkey Kale Meatballs
Try our spin on a classic dish of spaghetti with meatballs. A healthier version with a little heat will kick this common dinner into overdrive!
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Banana Oat Protein Pancakes

By: Lainie Plattner | Population Health Coordinator
Banana Oat Protein Pancakes
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