Healthy Flavors,
Healthy Kids

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Serve this hearty meat and bean chili over whole grain elbow macaroni or brown rice.

  • Meat/Meat Alternative
    oz
    2
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In this simple recipe, broccoli is blanched and quickly chilled in ice water to preserve its color and texture.

  • Vegetables
    c
    ½
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Toss this deep green pesto with whole grain pasta or vegetables, or serve over fish or chicken.

  • Vegetables
    c
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Instead of green beans in this recipe, try snap beans, lima beans, yard long beans, or peas.

  • Vegetables
    c
    ½
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Creamy cheese sauce over whole grain macaroni, plus broccoli!

  • Meat/Meat Alternative
    oz
    1
  • Whole grains
    oz
    1 ¼
  • Vegetables
    c
    ¼
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This summer vegetable dish can be served as a side dish, or used as a component of a main dish such as Ratatouille Lasagna or Baked Ziti with Ratatouille.

  • Vegetables
    c
    ¾
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This versatile vegetable salad can become an entree with the addition of cooked chicken, pork, or beef.

  • Whole grains
    oz
    ½
  • Vegetables
    c
    ½
Chilaquiles
  • Whole grains
    oz
    ¾
  • Meat/Meat Alternative
    oz
    1 ½
  • Vegetables
    c
    ¼
AvocadoEggToast

A simple, nutritious breakfast item topped with Mole Sauce

  • Whole grains
    oz
    1
  • Meat/Meat Alternative
    oz
    1
  • Vegetables
    c
    ¼
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This flatbread topped with Spinach Maria, greens, tomatoes and balsamic glaze was a delicious hit at our 2014 Healthy Flavors, Healthy Kids Summit.

  • Meat/Meat Alternative
    oz
    3
  • Whole grains
    oz
    2
  • Vegetables
    c
    ½
FLAVOR HIGHLIGHTS

Herbs vs. Spices

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Both add flavor, so what's the difference?

Herbs are the leafy parts of plants that grow in temperate climates. They may be used fresh or dried. Spices are the dried roots, seeds, bark, buds and flowers of certain tropical plants.