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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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Braised Chicken with Garlic and Spinach

Low-salt, robust and impressive entree!...
Crunchy Mandarin Chicken Spinach Salad

A beautiful, colorful, salad that is full of robust flavor. Easy to make ahead and assemble just before serving. Great for a...
Crustless Spinach Pie

Vitamin and protein rich option for a brunch or dinner....
Curried Sweet Potatoes with Spinach and Chickpeas

An interesting combination of high fiber foods....
Kale + Spinach Chips

Kale Chips have been all the rage, but adding some spinach to the mix provides more leafy green goodness and different flavo...
Last-Minute Lasagna

This dish is so easy to make + it's a crowd pleaser. Using frozen or fresh store-bought ravioli makes this dish easy and tas...
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...
Mango-Spinach Smoothie

Take your salad in a glass! Just 4 ingredients and 5 minutes to get a nutrition-packed snack! Recipe by Marcia Stanley, MS, ...
Popeye's Spinach Salad

Skills Developed: Boil, Measure, Peel, Mix, Chop, Grate...
Spinach Alfredo Pie

Spinach Alfredo Pie (No meat) Delicious...
Spinach Balls

These are very yummy!...
Spinach Pie

The tortilla adds a delicious crunchy shell and it smells so good while it is cooking. I actually made up this recipe from i...
Spinach Souffle

Elegant vegetable dish. Great for company....
Spinach Souffle

Easy to make and great for pot lucks or luncheons....
Spinach Squares

A great way to get kids to eat their spinach, very tasty!...
Spinach Stuffed Green Peppers

This is a DELICIOUS easy to prepare meal, when you have A LOT of green peppers, as I usually do, from my garden....
Spinach Stuffed Tomatoes

Nice veggie snack...
Spinach, Strawberry + Walnut Salad with Raspberry Balsamic Vinaigrette

Recipe from Aggie’s Kitchen, inspired and adapted from MommysKitchen.net Photo courtesy of Aggie Goodman....
Warm Pasta and Spinach Salad

Healthy, warm, tangy and bacony - this salad works in any season!...