Easy, Healthy Everyday Recipes

Quick, delicious and nutritious recipes for everyday eating from University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension.
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Sauteing the broccoli before adding it to the pasta develops a bright green color in this recipe.

Cabbage, tomatoes and cabbage make a colorful and tasty salad. This combination also helps you enjoy the last portions of these vegetables and avoid wasting this delicious fresh produce.

Cauliflower, green peas and cheese make a colorful and quick salad recipe. Use thawed, frozen green peas for a quick infusion of color into this recipe. Try this recipe to use up extra cauliflower and avoid wasted food.

Turn a so-so zucchini into a "winner for dinner" by topping it with cheese. Check out the information on how there cheese choices even you think cheese might be too high in sodium for you.

Sometimes you’re left with a “bit of this” and a “little of that” of fresh produce in your fridge. What to do? To the rescue … a chopped salad.

Kale, banana smoothies ... nutritious, delicious and easy to make. Includes directions for Smoothie Cubes so you can enjoy a smoothie whenever you like!

Radish Mice ... a fun way to use fresh, seasonal produce. Cool. Crunchy. Low-Calorie.

For a quick salad meal, try this salad in a jar recipe. They will keep in the refrigerator about 4 days.

Mashed Cauliflower is a quick and healthy recipe for a vegetable side dish.

Quick and easy dip made with yogurt and mayonnaise. Serve with fresh veggies.

Enjoy apples anytime with these 4 quick and easy recipes from salads, to casseroles to dessert.

Dill cucumber sauce is delicious served with fish, especially salmon. It's an easy recipe can also be used as a dip or topping for baked potatoes

Super Duper Easy Hummus recipe made with garbanzo beans. A quick, easy snack and easy on the budget, too!

This is a great basic recipe for a black bean and rice salad. If you use a store-bought vinaigrette, you only need 5 ingredients to make this budget-friendly food.

Directions for cooking dry beans from scratch plus, some quick, easy recipes.

Cooking with dry beans (canned or from scratch) is a delicious and easy way to add lots of bean benefits to quick, healthy meals.

Traditional Hummus

Budget Friendly Blog

Mighty Caesar Salad recipe

Several variations are possible from this one simple smoothie recipe.

Award winning White Chicken Chili

Nutrition Education Program's easy oatmeal pancakes

Enjoy these quick and healthy recipes made with Nebraska agricultural products

Sipping on a cup of tea can be a comforting (and healthy!) practice. Tea, both black and green, contains antioxidants that may, among other things, help protect against cancer and heart disease.

You don't have to be a chef to feed your family healthy foods.

Flavor and nutrients (Vitamin A, potassium, fiber) bundled into a delicious small package ... enjoy apricots fresh, dried, or canned. Tips and recipes from Nebraska Extension.