Healthy Recipes

Homemade Bean Dip

Homemade Bean Dip

After some experimenting in the HIP kitchen, we came up with this simple yet delicious recipe for bean dip. We serve this dip at summer meal sites for kids and teens, so left the spices on the mild side, but you can always add more chili or cayenne for extra kick!...

Homemade Hummus

Homemade Hummus

No tahini? No problem. You can skip this expensive ingredient and use peanut butter instead for a delicious homemade hummus. Serve with pita bread, chips, or fresh veggies. Homemade Hummus   serves 4 Ingredients 1 can chickpeas (15 ounces) 1 clove garlic, peeled and...

Mushroom and Edamame Stir Fry

Mushroom and Edamame Stir Fry

Edamame, or young green soybeans, are tasty eaten right out of their shells.  You can also add them to a simple stir fry with mushrooms and other veggies and serve over a grain like brown rice for a hearty dinner. Mushroom & Edamame Stir Fry Makes 6 servings  ...

Salmon Melt

Salmon Melt

The great thing about canned salmon is that it’s a cheaper and more convenient alternative to fresh or frozen salmon. But the question remains -  how do you turn this healthy yet slightly underwhelming mishmash of fish into a delicious dish? Well, we have an answer!...

Oatmeal Risotto

Oatmeal Risotto

Oats aren't just for breakfast anymore... introducing, savory oatmeal! In this recipe, we demonstrate how you can add sautéed vegetables to oatmeal for a delicious lunch or dinner. As always, you can adapt the recipe to use any vegetables or spices to your liking....

Crunchy Bok Choy Slaw

Crunchy Bok Choy Slaw

The food bank had lots of fresh bok choy to distribute this week, so we got creative with ways to use this unique veggie. Try this slaw for a tasty side dish. If you don’t have bok choy, you can use any type of cabbage. Crunchy Bok Choy Slaw makes 8 servings...

Southwestern Bean & Corn Salad

Southwestern Bean & Corn Salad

This tasty southwestern-style bean and corn salad was a hit at one of our weekly food bank cooking demonstrations. The chili powder gives the recipe a little kick, and fresh-squeezed lime and cilantro add fresh flavor to the dish. For this salad, pinto beans, red...