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Healthy, Happy Recipes

Recipes, recipes, recipes—we've got all kinds of fun, healthy things cooking. Look below to find a recipe for a tasty treat.



A Hill of Beans

Meet the jewel of the plant kingdom. The bean can be as small as a grain of rice or as big as a quail egg. And it comes in just about every color you can imagine. Find out why people all around the world love beans, peas, and legumes. read more...


Food Allergies Eating You?
Bite Back

Learn more about the ingredients that cause your allergies to act up. Sure, food labels can be confusing. And eating out requires a little detective work. But you'll breathe a lot easier when you've got the whole story. read more...


Cows Aren't the Only Source of Milk

Soy milk. Almond milk. Even coconuts have milk. But have you ever seen green milk? Drink up and be strong inside and out. read more...


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Bored With Lunch? Shake Things up With a New Recipe    
  • Creamy Cocoa Dip for Apples
  • Curried Couscous Salad
  • Herb's Vinaigrette
  • Simple Chicken Salad
  • Spinach Salad Pocket
  • Summer Vegetable Pocket
  • Tabouli Salad
  • Tuna Pasta Salad

  • Chew on This    
  • A Healthy Cookout
  • A Healthy Diet Before, During, and After Competition
  • A Healthy Diet for Athletes
  • A Healthy Diet for Certain Sports
  • A Healthy Picnic
  • Are You Pro Protein?
  • Arm Yourself Against Snack Attacks
  • Carbohydrates: Fuel for Your Brain and Body
  • Every Body Has Fat, Every Body Needs Fat
  • Food Allergies Eating You? Bite Back
  • Is What You Eat (or Don't Eat) Making You Sick?
  • Mining Your Body
  • Portions and Servings: What's the Difference?
  • School Lunch Nutrition Traps
  • Soothe Your Grumpy Intestines
  • Take a Deep Breath: Food and Asthma
  • Vitamins Taste Great
  • Water, Water Everywhere
  • What Does Eating Right Mean?
  • What Does Good Nutrition Mean?
  • What Is a Healthy Diet?
  • What Is Food?
  • You Are What You Eat

  • Drink Up! Beverage Recipes    
  • Banana-Orange Smoothie
  • Big Blue Smoothie
  • Cinnamon Hot Cocoa
  • Frosty Watermelon Slush
  • Make Your Own Chai (Spiced Tea)
  • Sun Tea

  • Food Facts    
  • Additives, Preservatives, and Dyes
  • Calorie Isn’t a Four-Letter Word
  • Empty Promises: The Skinny on Soft Drinks
  • Get the Nutrition Facts
  • How Many Calories a Day Do I Need?
  • Nothing but the Truth? Tricky Food Labels
  • Organic Fruits and Vegetables
  • The Food Rumor Mill
  • Vegetarianism: The Total Veg Out
  • What RDA Means 2 U
  • Word Games: Decoding Food Labels

  • Food for Me    
  • The Real Healthy Choice: Cereal

  • In the Kitchen:
    What's Cooking?
  • Cook Like the French-Sauté
  • Following a Recipe 101
  • Nuke It! Microwave Cooking
  • What Is Baking?
  • What Is Broiling?
  • What Is Deep-Frying?

  • Recipes for Girls on the Go!    
  • Mushroom Basil Calzone
  • Roasted Red Pepper Burrito
  • Warm Potato Salad

  • Recipes for Healthy Dips and Party Snacks    
  • Chili-Cheese Popcorn
  • Deviled Eggs
  • Fresh Veggie Dippers with a Tangy Sauce
  • Mango Fruit Kabobs
  • Mexi Bean Dip
  • Orange Walnut Dip With Wheat Crackers
  • Perfect Party Mix
  • Skinny Fries
  • Spicy Pita Crisps
  • Tzatziki with Pita (a creamy, tangy dip)

  • Recipes for Sweet Treats    
  • Big Brown Sugar Pumpkin Pie
  • Cinnamon Baked Apples
  • Fluffy Fruit Surprise (wackily delicious!)
  • Jiggling Fruit Cubes
  • Pineapple Coconut Dream
  • Quick Maple Peanut Cookies
  • Skinny Banana Split
  • Skinny Vanilla Pudding with Berries
  • Summer Berry Parfait
  • Trail Mix
  • Warm Banana Fritters
  • Warm Caramel Pear

  • Recipes for Vegetarians (and Girls who Love Veggies!)    
  • Brian's Tomato Sandwich
  • Carrot and Cauliflower Pickles
  • Cheesy Garlic Toast
  • Cheesy Tomato and Basil Frittata
  • Curry Yogurt Cheese Spread for Pita Bread
  • Dr. Caroline's Pizza
  • Garden Stir Fry
  • Marinated Tofu
  • Oven-roasted Vegetables
  • Quick Taco to Go
  • Spicy Sesame Noodles with Summer Vegetables
  • Steamed Corn on the Cob
  • Tofu Guacamole
  • Warm Maple Squash
  • Warm Peanut Butter, Honey, and Peach Sandwich
  • Zucchini with Pizza Stuffing

  • Recipes to Impress Your Friends    
  • Cool Melon Soup
  • Crispy Cinnamon French Toast
  • Sweet and Tangy Turkey Dog

  • Survey Results    
  • Food for Thought Nutrition Survey
  • Nutritious Noshing: The Results of the Healthy Eating Survey
  • Watching Your Weight? The Results of the Diet Survey

  • Tasty Bytes    
  • A Hill of Beans
  • Add Flavor to Your Food
  • All About Pasta
  • Chocolate 101
  • Coffee: Beans and Brew
  • Drive-Thru Dining: Fast Food and You
  • Foreign Fare: Ole Mexican
  • Foreign Fare: Viva Italian!
  • Get Juiced
  • Getting Your Protein When You Don't Eat Meat
  • How Sweet It Is
  • No Moo? Cows Aren the Only Source of Milk
  • Nuts About Nuts
  • Parsley
  • Shake Things Up with Pepper
  • Stirring Up Fruit Smoothies
  • Tea Time
  • The Love Herb: Basil
  • Tricking Your Sweet Tooth

  • Useful Stuff    
  • Eat Like an Egyptian: MyPyramid
  • How Big Is a Serving?
  • Recommended Daily Allowance Chart
  • A New Health Enemy: Trans-Fat

  • World Beat Recipes    
  • Caribbean Rice and Beans
  • Chinese Chicken Salad
  • Hawaiian BBQ Chicken Sandwich
  • Hummus in a Pocket
  • Korean BBQ Beef Roll-Up
  • Mediterranean Greens, Orange, and Olive Salad
  • Nepalese Spinach and Tofu
  • Tuna Salad Italiano

  • Your Body, Food, and Feelings    
  • Dear Food Diary
  • Fad Diets
  • Fasting: No Quick Way to Lose Weight
  • Food and Family: Time for Something New?
  • Miracle Diets
  • No More Diets
  • Not Just a Girl Thing: Eating Disorders
  • Obesity and Overweight
  • Out of Control with Food
  • Sample Food Diary
  • The Weight Roller Coaster
  • What's a "Normal" Weight?
  • Your Body Signals

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