Category Archives: Recipe

Weekly Recipe #299: Creamy Avocado Pasta with Shrimp

By Abigail Cole, PhD, Dietetic Intern [Iowa State University (ISPP)] Here is a wonderful summer recipe to use avocados and cilantro in a new way. The resulting pasta dish is rich, creamy, and delicious. Paired with a glass of white … Continue reading

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Weekly Recipe #298: 10 Ways to Use Corn This Summer

Corn on the cob

By Sharifa Simon, Dietetic Intern [Normandale Community College] Corn on the cob is a beloved summer staple in Minnesota. Whether it’s from the fair or cooked at home, we can’t get enough! But corn doesn’t have to be a plain … Continue reading

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Weekly Recipe #297: Berry Berry Summer Smoothie

By Bailey Weirens, Dietetic Intern [University of Minnesota – The Emily Program] Growing up in Minnesota, I spent the entirety of winter looking forward to warmer days ahead. And now they’re here! Whether I am out rollerblading or relaxing by … Continue reading

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Weekly Recipe #296: Lemon-Lime Marinated Chicken with Potatoes & Onions

Lemon Lime Chicken

As part of our commitment to increasing access to healthy food in the community, Open Arms partners with The Food Group to be a monthly Fare For All pick up site. Whether you’re a volunteer, client, supporter or neighbor of Open Arms, you are … Continue reading

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Weekly Recipe #295: Stir-Fried Snow Peas and Shrimp with Ginger

By Theresa Menke, Dietetic Intern [University of Minnesota – Fairview] With warmer weather comes more fresh produce! It’s time to make room for fresh dishes featuring your favorite veggies. Snow peas are a spring favorite. They’re crunchy and sweet to … Continue reading

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Weekly Recipe #294: Roasted Rhubarb with Dates and Yogurt

By Theresa Menke, Dietetic Intern [University of Minnesota – Fairview] May is here and spring is in full swing! Time to thaw out the recipe book and ring in the season with fresh, seasonal ingredients. Rhubarb is a delicious springtime favorite, … Continue reading

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Weekly Recipe #293: Guacamole Pasta

By Shelby Kulzer, Dietetic Intern [VA] This recipe is a fun twist on traditional pasta dishes. Using avocado in place of tomato-based sauce provides a great summery flavor. You can also substitute quinoa or couscous in place of the noodles! What … Continue reading

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Weekly Recipe #292: Hearty Black Bean Quesadillas

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By Marcia Winer, Dietetic Intern [University of Minnesota—The Emily Program] My sister hates beans – absolutely cannot stand them. This is unfortunate for a number of reasons, one of which is because beans are a cheap, easy way to get both … Continue reading

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Weekly Recipe #291: Slow Cooker Chicken

By Shannon Plath, Dietetic Intern [University of Minnesota] For an easy and quick meal that requires little prep time, try this simple recipe for a flavorful and versatile Mexican-inspired chicken dish. I’ve been making this recipe for a long time and … Continue reading

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Weekly Recipe #290: Coconut Corn Chowder

By Amanda Peterson, Dietetic Intern [University of Minnesota – Fairview] This flavorful, creamy chowder recipe is sure to spice up and warm up your day. It’s a family favorite that can appeal to a variety of tastes and diet preferences: in … Continue reading

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