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What's Cooking? USDA Mixing Bowl Recipes



What's Cooking? USDA Mixing Bowl Label Browse SNAP recipes in What's Cooking? USDA Mixing Bowl

USDA. Food Nutrition and Consumer Services..

SNAP-Ed Connection Recipe Finder recipes are now called "SNAP recipes".

Learn more about the Recipe Finder Transition here.


Recipe Cards for Educators

USDA. NAL. SNAP-Ed Connection.

Recipe cards, available to download, from SNAP-Ed recipes.

Note: The recipes listed are the only recipes for which recipe cards are available. Please contact us for high resolution versions of recipe cards.


Recipes from State SNAP-Ed programs



Arizona Champions for Change Logo Arizona Champions for Change Recipes

Arizona Nutrition Network.


California Champions for Change Logo California Champions for Change Recipes

California Department of Public Health. Network for a Healthy California.


Spend Smart, Eat Smart Logo Spend Smart, Eat Smart Recipes

Iowa State University Extension.


Mississippi State University Extension Logo Quick & Healthy Recipes from Families, Food and Fitness

Mississippi State University Extension Service.


Kids a Cookin' Logo Kids a Cookin' Recipes

Kansas State Research and Extension Family Nutrition Program.


Montana State University Extension Logo Buy, Eat, Live Better Recipes

Montana State University Extension.


NDSU Logo NDSU Extension Recipes

North Dakota State University Extension.


ONIE Logo Simple Healthy Recipes

Oklahoma Nutrition Information and Education Project.


Oregon State University Extension Logo Spanish/English Pictoral Recipes

Oregon State University. Multnomah County Extension Office.


Food Hero Logo Food Hero

Oregon State University Extension.


Dinner Tonight Logo Dinner Tonight Videos

Texas A&M System. AgriLIFE Extension. Healthy Living.


snap4ct Logo snap4ct.org Recipes

University of Connecticut. Center for Public Health and Health Policy. Husky Programs.


Illinois Extension Logo INEP Recipes

University of Illinois Extension. Illinois Nutrition Education Program.


University of Maine Logo Thrifty Recipes: Main Dishes

The University of Maine Cooperative Extension.


Eat Smart, Be Fit Maryland Logo Eat Smart, Be Fit Maryland Recipes

University of Maryland Extension.


UNL Recipes Logo Recipe Central

University of Nebraska - Lincoln Extension


Recipes from Other Government Sources