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The Registered Dietitians at Dairy Council of California have hand-selected a variety of recipes to help you prepare healthy, balanced meals and snacks at home for your family. MORE

We believe there are no "good" or "bad" foods; and all foods, even dessert, can fit in a healthy lifestyle. The key to a healthy diet is building the majority of your food choices around nutrient-rich foods from all the food groups and being physically active.

Use this recipe search page to find recipes based on time to prepare, meal type like breakfast or beverage, nutrition content like calcium, special features like "Kids Can Help Make It" or "Slow Cooker/Crock Pot", even specific food groups. You can even type a main ingredient into the search bar, then select the check boxes below for a more powerful and specific search.

Most recipes have nutrient information available and some recipes have tips on ingredient substitutions, special preparations to adjust nutrition content, how make a recipe ahead of time or even how to involve your child in preparing the recipe.

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"Apple Pie in a Glass" Milk

This is a delicious snack....
"Best Ever" Ribs!

These are "fall-off-the-bone"....."melt-in-your-mouth" ribs! and SO easy. The ribs get tender in a crock pot, so plan on th...
"Spanish Rice" Soup

No added fat, and it's still a delicious soup....
A Calcium-Rich Tomato Sauce That's Ready in 20 Minutes

f you're looking for a healthy sauce to accompany your favorite pasta or vegetable dish, today's recipe for Quick Tomato-Gar...
A little Italy

Tuna, tomato and olive fettucine....
A Quickie Low-Fat Fruit Pie

This is a wonderful dessert--it's quick, low-fat, and easy. Best of all, everyone loves it!! You can dress it up or leave ...
A Slimmed-Down Macaroni Salad

Lo Cal mac salad...
A Starter Thanksgiving: Roasted Turkey

Thanksgiving. Prep Time: 10 minutes Cook Time: 2 hours 45 minutes Inactive Prep Time: 15 minutes Yield: 8 to 10 ser...