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Cheeseburger salad

Cheeseburger Salad

Posted on: January 30th, 2015 by Bri DeRosa

Salad night gets more interesting with this healthier twist on a family favorite!

Roasted sweet potatoe & green bean

Roasted Sweet Potato and Green Bean Salad

Posted on: October 30th, 2014 by Bri DeRosa

This nutrient-packed side dish can be served hot or cold for maximum convenience!

roasted squash apple

Roasted Squash and Apple Mash

Posted on: September 26th, 2014 by Bri DeRosa

This homey side dish is a great way to introduce new tastes to reluctant vegetable eaters.

Fresh corn spoonbread

Fresh Corn Spoonbread

Posted on: August 29th, 2014 by Bri DeRosa

Try this fresh, summery twist on a classic comfort side dish!

Panzanella (Bread Salad)

Posted on: August 2nd, 2014 by Amy

This late summer salad recipe comes to us from our friends at Chop Chop.

Roasted broccoli

Roasted Broccoli

Posted on: June 3rd, 2014 by April Hamilton

This recipe comes to us from cooking instructor April Hamilton who writes, “Jump start this by putting a rimmed baking sheet in the oven while it preheats.  When you put the broccoli on the hot pan, it immediately starts cooking.  15 minutes, hands-off, in the oven.  Yum!”  To read more about or by April, visit April’s […]

Roasted asparagus with shaved parmesan

Roasted Asparagus with Shaved Parmesan

Posted on: May 21st, 2014 by Lynn

This recipes comes to us from our Executive Director Lynn Barendsen and her son Luca.

Vegetable soup

Vegetable Soup

Posted on: February 12th, 2014 by John

Who doesn’t love a bowl of a vegetable soup on a chilly day? Here’s John Sarrouf’s family recipe.

Curried Mashed Carrots and Cashews

Posted on: December 23rd, 2013 by Mollie Katzen

Moderately spicy from the ginger, and just the right degree of rich from the cashews, this mash is a definite mood booster. My kind of Code Orange. You can eat it plain for lunch, layered underneath the rest of your dinner, or simply as a bolstering afternoon snack, reheated in a microwave. The sweeter the […]

Green bean lime

Green Beans with Lime

Posted on: September 24th, 2013 by Lynn

This recipe was inspired by an appetizer from a now-gone Mexican restaurant called the Forest Cafe in Cambridge, Mass. It has just four ingredients and is done in 15-20 minutes. Even better, it’s simple enough to be made, start to finish, by your kids!

stuffed squash

Stuffed Squash

Posted on: August 23rd, 2013 by Jen Haugen, RD

You may have seen this delicious recipe from Dietitian Jen Haugen, RN, when it was featured on our Family Blog. This is a perfectly customization dish and a great way to start gearing up for fall! You can use whatever combination of protein and vegetables you choose, or prepare a bunch of different items separately and […]


Veggie Pasta Sauce

Posted on: July 15th, 2013 by The Family Dinner Project Team

How can you get more vegetables on the table and into your family? Chef Robin does NOT believe in disguising foods (like hiding the spinach in a brownie), but thinks you can add healthy vegetables to foods your family already loves. You can make this delicious pasta sauce using the same base and incorporating different […]