JF&CS’ Health Power Initiative (HPI) is a unique healthy experience for adults at high risk. JF&CS is proud to offer this healthy recipes feature to encourage healthy eating habits for anyone interested in living a healthy lifestyle. Read more about HPI.

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African Bean Soup

African Bean Soup

Sweet potatoes and peanuts are familiar ingredients in many African cuisines. In this colorful soup they are combined with garbanzo, kidney beans and other vegetables and served over cooked rice or qu
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Baby Spinach Salad with Fresh Berries

Baby Spinach Salad with Fresh Berries

Enjoy this salad with pecans and goat cheese in a refreshing raspberry vinaigrette!
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Basic Quinoa

Basic Quinoa

Quinoa has the highest nutritional profile and cooks the fastest of all grains. It is an extremely high-energy grain.

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Berry Delicious Breakfast

Berry Delicious Breakfast

Don't let its pink-liciousness fool you. The berries turn on detoxifying enzymes and ginger stimulates digestion.
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Butternut Squash-Bartlett Pear Soup

Butternut Squash-Bartlett Pear Soup

Everyone loves pears for its unique, grainy texture and sweet, juicy flavor. Combine with butternut squash in this delightful soup recipe!
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Chinese Noodle Soup

Chinese Noodle Soup

Remember, noodles signify “long life” so be sure to add an extra handful to the pot.
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Chopped Kale Salad with Edamame, Carrot and Avocado

Chopped Kale Salad with Edamame, Carrot and Avocado

A colorful chopped kale salad bursting with Asian flavors, including ginger, cilantro and Thai basil.
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Colorful Quinoa Greek Salad

Colorful Quinoa Greek Salad

When quinoa is cooked, the outer germ surrounding the seed breaks open to form a crunchy coil while the inner grain becomes soft and translucent. This double texture makes it delicious, versatile and

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Crunchy Avocado Salad

Crunchy Avocado Salad

A simple recipe with a crunch!

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Fall Fruit Compote with Honey-Ginger Toasted Nuts

Fall Fruit Compote with Honey-Ginger Toasted Nuts

This compote makes a delicious breakfast treat served with a bowl of warm oatmeal.
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Green Harvest Soup

Green Harvest Soup

A smooth and flavorful pureed spring vegetable soup that if nutritious and delicious! Serve with crusty French bread and a drizzle of good extra virgin olive oil and vinegar for the perfect finishing
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Hearty Butternut Squash Soup

Hearty Butternut Squash Soup

Curl up by the fire and get cozy with this comforting soup. It’s full of rich, healthy vegetables that are sure to keep you warm and healthy!

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Homemade Healthy Ramen Noodle Soup

Homemade Healthy Ramen Noodle Soup

Enjoy plain or add cooked chicken, tofu, broccoli, mushrooms and bok choy. The options are endless!
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Honey-Orange Dressing

Honey-Orange Dressing

Make this versatile dressing for use with proteins, salads, grains and more!

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Lentil Soup with Sweet Potatoes and Spinach

Lentil Soup with Sweet Potatoes and Spinach

Not only are sweet potatoes readily available, inexpensive, and delicious, there are many other reasons to love these yummy vegetables.

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Mango and Quinoa Energy Salad

Mango and Quinoa Energy Salad

Combine the quinoa with the beans, mango, pepper, onions and cilantro in a large bowl and toss.
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Maple and Pecan Granola

Maple and Pecan Granola

Use this recipe as a template and add your favorite dried fruit, nuts and seeds.
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Pasta Primavera

Pasta Primavera

This easy recipe lends itself to endless variations. In place of fresh basil, try 1/4 cup chopped cilantro or parsley, 2 Tbs. chopped fresh tarragon, or 1 Tbs. finely minced fresh rosemary or oregano.
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Poppy Seed Dressing

Poppy Seed Dressing

Make this dressing to go along with a salad and hamantaschen!

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Quinoa Salad with Apples and Almonds

Quinoa Salad with Apples and Almonds

Quinoa has a mild flavor, a pleasantly chewy texture, and a higher protein content than many other grains. Combined with fresh fruit, crunchy nuts, and a light citrusy dressing, it makes a healthy sid

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Roasted Root Vegetable Medley

Roasted Root Vegetable Medley

Roasted vegetables are delicious stirred in a bowl of cooked quinoa or rice and seasoned with olive oil, salt and pepper and the juice of a freshly squeezed orange. This meal can be served warm as a v

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Roasted Vegetable and Quinoa Salad

Roasted Vegetable and Quinoa Salad

Quinoa, similar to amaranth and buckwheat, doesn’t come from a cereal grass, so it isn’t technically a grain. Like most of the other psuedograins, quinoa is a great source of protein.

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Sesame Vinaigrette

Sesame Vinaigrette

Make this versatile dressing for use with proteins, salads, grains and more!

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Summer Berry Crisp

Summer Berry Crisp

Mix blueberries, sugar, cornstarch, lemon juice, and salt in a bowl. Stir together flour, oats, baking powder, and salt. Voila!
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Sweet Potatoes with Lime and Cilantro

Sweet Potatoes with Lime and Cilantro

This recipe is an eye-opener for those who find sweet potatoes cloyingly sweet or those who are tired of eating them smothered in marshmallows and brown sugar. Japanese sweet potatoes, with their pale
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Vegetable Soup

Vegetable Soup

Make this versatile soup for a comforting meal anytime of the year!

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Watermelon Gazpacho

Watermelon Gazpacho

Enjoy this refreshing treat sprinkled with dill and feta!
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Watermelon, Cucumber, Feta, and Mint Salad

Watermelon, Cucumber, Feta, and Mint Salad

Try this refreshing, flavorful salad!

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Zesty Classic Vinaigrette

Zesty Classic Vinaigrette

Make this versatile dressing for use with proteins, salads, grains and more!

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