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Make half your plate fruits and vegetables!


Fruits and vegetables can be a healthy part of every meal – breakfast, lunch, dinner, desserts, and even as snacks on the go. These are our fav​orite recipes and we think your family will like them too. You can also download our free “Healthy Cookbooks” on the right.

Breakfast​​​Side Dishes
Salads, Sandwiches & WrapsSnacks & Smoothies
​Soups & Stews Desserts
Main DishesDrinks


It’s true—breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Studies show that eating breakfast can help your child do better in school, and help you feel better. Start your day off with one of these easy-to-make, healthy dishes.

Salads, Sandwiches & Wraps
Forget about boring green salads and sandwiches. Mix up your sandwich or frozen lunch meal with one of these tasty recipes. Or, enjoy these colorful and tasty salads with any meal.

Soups & Stews
Pull together a fast, comforting meal for your family with these soups and stews.

Main Dishes
It’s easy to fill half your plate with fruits and vegetables with these recipes. They’re easy, affordable, and balanced with all the nutrients you and your family need to be healthy. TIP: Have your family help you make one of these tasty main dishes for your next gathering. It can save you time and will be fun for everyone!

Side Dishes
Add more color to your plate with these healthy side dishes.

Snacks & Smoothies
Skip the chips and candy bars and enjoy these healthy snacks in between meals. Many of them can be made ahead of time, so you can ​take them with you for on- the-go snacks.

No need to limit desserts, these fresh treats pack a healthy punch!

These tasty drink recipes will help you “rethink your drink.”​

Healthy Cookbooks
Did You Know?
Preparing your own meals can be healthier and less expensive than eating out. Here are 10 tips to help you eat healthy meals on a budget.
Healthy Hints
  • Drink water in between meals. Add sliced cucumbers or oranges to water for a refreshing taste.
  • It’s easy to make a healthy drink like a smoothie. Just blend your favorite frozen fruit with nonfat milk and ice. ​​