Double Chocolate Black Bean Brownies

Oooey gooey brownies with a good nutrient profile?! Yes, please! These double chocolate brownies are so good it's hard to just have one. They are oil-free and contain no flour. How is this possible? Black beans! This ingredient might sound odd, but black beans are a fantastic flour replacement, making this recipe gluten-free and giving it an extra boost of protein. This...

Vegan Chinese Mandarin Pasta Salad

Classic Chinese chicken salad goes plant-based with this delicious vegan recipe. This pasta salad is packed with mini sweet peppers, mandarins, green onions, spinach and carrots, then tossed with a sesame ginger dressing and topped with Chow Mein noodles for added crunch.[wpurp-searchable-recipe]Chinese Mandarin Pasta Salad - Classic Chinese chicken salad goes plant-based with this delicious vegan recipe. This pasta salad...

Long-Lasting Fruits & Vegetables for a Well-Stocked Kitchen

When trips to the grocery store are limited, it's essential to stock up on fresh fruits and vegetables that last a long time so you can continue to create healthy meals at home. Here's a list of 16 fresh produce items with a long shelf life to keep your kitchen well-stocked. When stored properly, these fresh produce items can last...

Parmesan Roasted Acorn Squash

Intimidated by acorn squash? Don’t be! This simple roasted acorn squash recipe is topped with Parmesan for a cheesy and delicious side dish that pairs easily with any meal! For tips on how to pick, store and prepare acorn squash, check out our Produce Tips page![wpurp-searchable-recipe]Parmesan Roasted Acorn Squash - Intimidated by acorn squash? Don’t be! This simple roasted acorn...

35 Healthy Pantry Staple Recipes

A well-stocked pantry can be a game-changer when it comes to creating healthy meals when trips to the grocery store become limited. As the world is dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, many families are finding themselves staying home and in need of easy recipes to make. This list of healthy recipes is full of ideas made with pantry (and freezer)...

Spiced Apple Quesadillas

Looking for a simple snack idea that kids will love? Try these easy Spiced Apple Quesadillas! Use pre-sliced apples from Arctic Apples® to cut down on prep time and clean-up.   Recipe and photography courtesy of Jodi of Create Kids Club in partnership with Arctic Apples®.[wpurp-searchable-recipe]Spiced Apple Quesadillas - Looking for a simple snack idea that kids will love? Try...

Rainbow Veggie Wraps

Eat a rainbow with these rainbow veggie wraps! Packed with spinach, mini sweet peppers, carrots and beets with a drizzle of Ranch for a tasty lunch. Bento boxes make it easy to pack up lunch the night before and grab and go in the morning. This lunch is perfect for kids or adults and is packed with flavor and nutrients...

Easy Vegetarian Naan Pizzas

Turn Friday night pizza night into a fun activity for your kids with these super easy veggie naan pizzas! Topped with a little sauce, tomatoes, cheese, green onions and drizzled with Ranch, they’ll be a hit with the whole family. Have other veggies like spinach, onions or peppers on hand? You can totally customize with you and your kids’ favorites....

25 Healthy Vegetarian Plant-Based Recipes

Raise your hand if you've heard the term "plant-based"? It's not just a marketing term, but a movement toward eating more foods from plants. We all know that a diet rich in fruits and vegetables is key to a healthy lifestyle, and many families are looking to also reduce the amount of meat in their diets. Enter the plant-based movement....

Blueberry Avocado Smoothie

Start your morning off with a delicious, nutrient-packed smoothie! Avocado provides a uniquely silky smooth texture to this smoothie without an overbearing taste. Plus, avocados are great to kick off the day since they’re high in potassium, fiber and healthy fat. Make-Ahead Tip: Freeze smoothie packs to quickly add to your blender. Just place all ingredients except milk (or liquid...