Healthy. Nutritious. YUM.

Our primary mission is to help you find your healthy WIC foods, but we also want to show you delicious ways to prepare them.  Every month, we will be adding fresh, tasty new ways to prepare your WIC foods, so check back often!

I was 32 when I started cooking; up until then, I just ate.” — Julia Child

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Breakfast (21)
Dessert (14)
Main Dish (20)
Homemade Baby Food (15)
Salads (4)
Side Dish (11)
Snacks (6)
Soups (6)
Video Recipes (10)
Quick and Easy Croutons
Zesty two minute croutons
Dipped Pears
Dip slices of fall fresh pears into a creamy peanut butter dip, then roll them in rice cereal for a kid-approved snack.
Stir It Up
Amazing flavor combinations with WIC cereals and imaginative stir in ideas
Swiss Chard and Lentil Soup
According to the "World's Healthiest", Swiss chard is one of the most nutritious vegetables around and ranks second only to spinach in total nutrient-richness.
Cinnamon-Orange Glazed Sweet Potatoes
Fresh and healthy sweet potatoes with a flavorful glaze
Vegetable Stew
Here’s a great new way to use summer vegetables.
Cinnamon Raisin Stuffed Apples
A hearty, cinnamon-flavored stuffing fills these tender, juicy apples. Choose apples that bake well, such as Cortland, Granny Smith, McIntosh, Jonathan, Rome Beauty, Empire, Fuji or Gala.
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Mango, Apple and Avocado puree
Mango, Apple and Avocado puree
Moroccan Carrot Salad
This sweet salad is packed with vitamin A, which keep your eyes healthy.
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Sweet Corn and Green Bean Puree
Sweet Corn and Green Bean Puree
Blueberry Summer Crisp
This Blueberry Summer Crisp is made with fresh summer blueberries, strawberries and a squeeze of lemon all topped with a refined sugar-free crumble and a dollop of whipped coconut cream. A tasty dessert that can be enjoyed by the entire family!
Baked Oatmeal
Oatmeal is rich in fiber, which benefits your child's health by reducing risk of constipation and their lifelong risk of heart disease.
Frittata
Make this on a Sunday so you can heat up leftovers for an easy breakfast throughout the week.
Fried Rice
Whole grain fried rice dish with vegetables for extra nutrional kick
Spicy Bean Burgers
Chili powder and onion add lots of flavor to these easy-to-make bean patties. Serve them for dinner along with picante sauce or salsa.
Raw Zucchini Ribbons with Parmesan
Try this spin on pasta and use zucchini ribbions instead.
Kale Chips
Kale chips are a healthy and satisfying snack.
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Apple, Raspberry and Avocado Purée
Apple, Raspberry and Avocado Purée
Vegetable Salad with Tangy Avocado Dressing
This recipe uses avocado to make a creamy, healthy dressing that tastes great.
Banana Bread Puree
A warm, spice filled purée for baby that tastes just like the real thing–fresh banana bread! This scrumptious purée is full of potassium, fiber and essential vitamins for your baby.
Banana Ice Cream
Creamy goodness without the guilt
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Peas, Green Beans and Asparagus puree
Peas, Green Beans and Asparagus puree
Tortilla Pizzas
Chili peppers and taco sauce give this pizza a spicy twist.
Chipotle Potato Stuffed Poblanos
This recipe is great for a festive breakfast, dinner, or a family gathering.
Breakfast Scramble
This easy quick and nutritious breakfast will become a staple in your household.
Corn Flake Chilquilas
Quick breakfast made with eggs and corn flakes. Make it spicy and top with jalapeno.
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Pear, Kale and Cucumber Purée
Pear, Kale and Cucumber Purée
Vegetable and Tofu Stir-Fry
This stir-fry is colorful, flavorful and loaded with nutrients. Tofu is a great alternative protein that is a great source of calcium and vitamin E.
Lentil Soup
Lentils are high in protein and more delicate tasting than beans. Keep leftovers in the fridge for up to 3 days.
Tangy Cabbage
Eating cabbage is an excellent source of vitamin C and manganese. Try this sour spin on this stellar antioxidant.
Perfect Roast Chicken
This yummy bird is easy to cook and is packed full of protein to help feed your children's growing muscles.
Spring Spread
Kids will love this spread – let them do some of the measuring, chopping and mixing!
Crunchy Fish Fillets
Serve these crunchy, oven-baked fish fillets with citrus wedges, salsa or your favorite tartar sauce.
Tortilla Soup
This soup tastes just as good or better the next day. It’s a perfect, make-ahead recipe.
Trail Mix
Throw a small baggie of this trail mix into your bag before you leave the house so you'll have something healthy to snack on during the day.
Apple Crisp
This dessert that will warm you up and make your house smell delicious!
Sweet Baked Plantains
The banana-like fruits are rich in certain vitamins and minerals that contribute to good health. Plantains are available at most large grocery stores and can add new flavors and recipes to your healthy-eating plan.
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Apple, Kiwi and Spinach Purée
Apple, Kiwi and Spinach Purée
Jamaican Chicken Fingers with Mustard-Orange Sauce
Mangoes make a delicious accompaniment to these chicken fingers, but if they’re not in season, use fresh or canned pineapple or orange sections.
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Banana, Orange and Pineapple Purée
Banana, Orange and Pineapple Purée
Banana, Orange & Pineapple Puree
Black-Eyed Peas and Okra
This dinner will be a great way to switch up your diet and expand your cooking repertoire.
Arcadia Eggplant
Eggplants are packed with vitamins, low in calories and potent energy sources. Once you realize how beneficial eggplants are to your family's health, you will want to make them a steady addition to your diet.
Caribbean Casserole
This tropical-inspired dish is gently spiced for a rich flavor.
Three Sisters Salad
The "three sisters" are corn, beans, and squash (like zucchini). Native Americans planted them together in the garden because they help each other grow. The "three sisters" also work together to give your body a nutritious meal.
Individual Peach Crisps
Celebrate fresh peach season with these quick-and-easy individual desserts. Or, for a change of pace, serve them for breakfast.
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Guava, Pear and Strawberry Puree
Guava, Pear and Strawberry Puree
Eggs with Nopales
Bruschetta
Easy to make Bruschetta recipe with tomato and basil.
Quick and Easy French Toast
Use rice flake cereal to create easy french toast topped with fresh banana and strawberry
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Banana, Blueberry and Green Bean Purée
Banana, Blueberry and Green Bean Purée
Tuna Boats
Using cucumbers instead of bread or crackers makes this meal refreshing and a great choice for warmer months.
Spice Profile: Cumin
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Apple and Pumpkin Puree
Apple and Pumpkin Puree
Apple Harvest Puree
This apple & pumpkin purée puts a fun twist on the classic flavors of fall
Tuna / Salmon Burgers
Fishing for a fast, nutritious meal for your family? The American Heart Association recommends eating fish at least twice a week because it's a good source of protein and low in saturated fat.
Slow Cooker Lentil Soup
Lentils have a high nutritional value that anyone can benefit from by incorporating this healthy legume into their diet.
Beets, Pear & Pomegranate Puree
Beets, Pear & Pomegranate Puree
Dirty Rice and Blackeye Peas
Cajun inspired rice and sausage cassarole
Brown Rice Porridge
Switch it up and give this healthy morning porridge a try!
Salmon Patties
Keep a can of salmon and rice cereal on hand and you’ll be ready to make these quick-to-fix salmon patties with a moment’s notice.
Parmesan Meatballs
Low-fat meatballs made with turkey and rice flake cereal