Rainbow Italian Pasta Salad

This recipe is sponsored by Pero Family Farms. All opinions are our own. Brighten up your menu with this easy rainbow pasta salad tossed in a homemade Italian vinaigrette. Fresh veggies like Pero Family Farms® mini sweet peppers, cherry tomatoes and cucumbers offer the right amount of crunch that’s topped with fresh Parmesan cheese. When it comes to pasta salads,...

Coconut Lentil Curry

This creamy coconut lentil curry is the perfect dish to cozy up to but is also light enough to serve as an easy side dish. Lentils are a great plant-based source of protein and this recipe is both vegan-friendly and cooks in one pot for easy clean-up! When you think of curry dishes, you probably think hot and spicy but...

Charli’s Easy Homemade Salsa

If there’s one thing our Jr. Chef Charli knows, it’s how to make a delicious salsa. She keeps the ingredients simple – tomatoes, sweet peppers, onion, cilantro, lime juice and garlic salt – which all gets blended together in the food processor for a restaurant-style salsa you can’t help but dip into again and again. No food processor? You can...

Vegetarian Bibimbap Bowls with Gochujang Soy Sauce

Bibimbap (pronounced bee-beem-bahp) is a traditional Korean dish made of rice, vegetables or kimchi, and a sauce like gochujang (chili pepper paste), soy sauce or doenjang (fermented soybean paste). Often, these bowls are topped with a fried egg or sliced meat. This vegetarian version skips the meat, but it can easily be added if you prefer. Don’t let the name...

Microwave Mug Pizza

How fun is it that kids can make these individual-sized pizzas all on their own, or for the little ones, with just a bit of help? With minimal ingredients, this microwave mug pizza is sure to become a staple kids lunch idea. Kids can even customize with their favorite pizza toppings like peppers, tomatoes, mushrooms and pepperoni. Recipe and photography...

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...

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...

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...