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Healthy Recipes

A River of Recipes: Native American Recipes Using Commodity Foods- (PDF)

These Native American recipes from tribes across North America make use of USDA’s commodities that are provided to recipients who participate in the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations.

Review Date: April 03, 2012

Food and Nutrition Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture

Delicious Decisions - American Heart Association

Search for heart-healthy recipes--from appetizers to desserts--that you and your whole family will love. You also can browse by category, main ingredient, cooking method, or special diet.

Review Date: October 07, 2014

American Heart Association

Delicious Heart-Healthy Latino Recipes

This bilingual cookbook provides 26 popular easy to prepare taste-tested Latino dishes created in a heart healthy style (lower in fat and sodium than traditional versions). Includes heart healthy food substitutions, food safety, and nutrient analyses.

Review Date: October 07, 2014

NIH National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute - NHLBI

Deliciously Healthy Eating

Try these heart healthy recipes and tips.

Review Date: May 02, 2012

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Information Center

Food Groups Recipes - (PDF)

Fifteen recipes (3 from each food group) show ways to use foods from each food group. They are complete with basic nutritional analyses and food group amounts.

Review Date: April 26, 2012

Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, U.S. Department of Agriculture

Fruit and Vegetable Recipe Search

Want to find ways to add more fruits and vegetables to every eating occasion? Search this database of 1000+ fruit and veggie recipes. You may search by keyword, food category, or food color.

Review Date: December 10, 2012

Produce for Better Health Foundation

Fun Family Recipes & Tips

Learn how to prepare tasty healthy foods for your family.

Review Date: February 01, 2012

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Information Center

Gluten Free Recipes

Think eating gluten-free is boring? Think again! Find gluten-free recipes for breads, soups, salads, desserts and more.

Review Date: July 11, 2014

Gluten Intolerance Group of North America

Gluten-Free Recipes

The best and only known treatment for celiac disease and dermatitis herpetiformis is a lifelong elimination of "gluten." These recipes can help your diet become gluten-free.

Review Date: June 01, 2011

Celiac Sprue Association/United States of America, Inc.

Healthy Recipes from the White House to You- (PDF)

Enjoy these healthy recipes from the White House kitchen.

Review Date: April 26, 2012

Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion, U.S. Department of Agriculture

Heart Healthy Home Cooking African American Style- (PDF)

View online or order a recipe book of African American favorite recipes, prepared in a heart-healthy way. Learn how to prepare dishes in ways that help protect you and your family from heart disease and stroke.

Review Date: October 31, 2014

NIH National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute - NHLBI

Kidney Kitchen: Recipes

The Kidney Kitchen offers many delicious recipes. To help you choose those that may be appropriate for you, each recipe is labeled to clarify whether it's intended for people on dialysis, those with diabetes and/or those with chronic kidney disease (CKD).

Review Date: March 11, 2012

National Kidney Foundation

Low-Calorie, Lower Fat Alternative Foods

Some foods provide most of their calories from sugar and fat but give you few, if any, vitamins and minerals. These low-calorie alternatives provide new ideas for old favorites.

Review Date: January 25, 2013

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Information Center

Low-Sodium Recipes

Try these recipes offered by the American Heart Association's Patient Education program. You won't miss the salt when you taste these dishes.

Review Date: February 11, 2013

American Heart Association

My Food Advisor - American Diabetes Association

Personalize MyFoodAdvisor to meet your needs and help you manage diabetes. Set your goals and track your progress. Save your favorite recipes and create shopping lists to save you time and money.

Review Date: February 28, 2013

American Diabetes Association

Recipe Finder

Search this database of recipes submitted by nutrition and health professionals and organizations.

Review Date: October 31, 2014

National Agricultural Library, U.S. Department of Agriculture

Recipes: Party Time!

For your next party, try adding these bone-healthy treats that are sure to be a hit with your firends.

Review Date: May 28, 2014

Office on Women's Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Stay Young at Heart: Cooking the Heart Healthy Way

Use these heart-friendly recipes to cook delicious meals.

Review Date: May 03, 2012

National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute Information Center

Tasty Recipes for People with Diabetes and Their Families- (PDF)

Learn to manage your diabetes by eating healthy. This recipe booklet can help you put together healthy meals.

Review Date: January 25, 2012

National Diabetes Education Program

The New American Plate

At the center of the new American plate are delicious, nutritious recipes. They're full of fruits, vegetables, whole grains and beans, and they are easy to prepare. Serve them in healthful proportions, and enjoy the portion size appropriate for you.

Review Date: February 21, 2013

American Institute for Cancer Research