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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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Beef with Broccoli

This dish tastes as good as it sounds....
Broccoli and Cheese

So good, your children will ask for seconds- and a perfect side for most chicken and beef dishes....
Broccoli Apple Salad

Photo by Leanne Brown and Dan Lazin. Eat well on $4 a day at http://www.leannebrown.com The bitterness of broccoli is de...
Broccoli-Cheese Quesadillas

An easy way to eat your vegetables...
Brown Rice with Broccoli

Simple side dish for many meals....
Chicken and Broccoli Teriyaki

This is a low-carbohydrate, low-calorie, and low-fat recipe; just add rice for some fiber....
Cream of Broccoli Soup

A quick and easy soup that can be made vegetarian....
Creamy Broccoli Fish Bake

Easy to make and really really tasty and filling. Well done! Kids also loved it....
Fettuccine with Broccoli and Carrots

Crisp vegetables add interest to this quick and colorful pasta dish. Try it with zucchini instead of broccoli...
Low-Fat Spinach Lasagna

This is a very light and tasty lasagna. You can also substitute chopped broccoli for the spinach. You can freeze leftovers...
Steamed Broccoli

Classic preparation for a very simple side dish....