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Second Harvest of Silicon Valley is committed to increasing access to nutritious food for our clients. Learn more about our Nutrition Policy and find nutrition education resources to cook nourishing meals.

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Sweet Morning Oatmeal Bowl

10m Easy American
Start your day with this delicious, nutritious and creamy oatmeal. This is a great recipe to use the extra ripe bananas you have at home.
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5-Minute Tofu Pudding

5m Easy American
This recipe will take you completely by surprise. Use tofu and berries to make a delicious, high-in-protein breakfast dessert.
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Beet Salad with a Sweet Twist

65m Easy American
This beet salad is packed with nutrients and flavor using simple ingredients that we are all likely to have in our kitchens. Enjoy as a…
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Oatmeal-Breaded Fried Zucchini

40m Medium American
Enjoy this delicious recipe and serve as a side dish or as a snack. The ingredients used to make this recipe are commonly found in…
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Three Ways to Prepare Kale

3m (smoothie) 20m (chips) 5m (salad) Easy/Medium American
This video includes three fast and tasty weekday ways of enjoying kale, one of the most nutrient-dense foods. Kale can be blended into a fresh…
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Chicken Lettuce Wraps

25m Medium Asian
This recipe shows us how to make delicious chicken lettuce wraps – tofu can be used as a substitute – using natural ingredients in a…
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Energy Boost Smoothie

10m Very Easy American
Try this delicious smoothie to include more nutrients to your day in a fun way. Serve cold and enjoy a refreshing treat any time.
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Winter Spice Casserole

60m Medium American
Buttery apples with cinnamon and nutmeg will warm up your home with the smell of the holidays. You can use butternut, acorn, kabocha or pumpkin…
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Creamy Avocado Tuna Salad

15m Easy American
No mayo, no problem! Try our twist on the classic tuna salad by replacing mayo with avocado and adding apples for an extra crunch.
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Sweet Potato and Kale Tacos

35m Easy/Medium Mexican
Taco night with a sweet and savory twist. These vegetarian tacos are filled with sweet potatoes and kale then topped with a creamy, tangy yogurt…
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Summer Squash Sauté

15m Easy American
Summer squash never tasted better than with this flavorful recipe that uses the tangy flavor of garlic, the sourness of lemon and the sweetness of…
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Summery Squash Salad

8m Easy American
Need a refreshing treat on this hot summer day? Toss together summer squash, apple and canned corn for a quick, nutritious and colorful snack.
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Rice and Beans Stuffed Bell Peppers

70m Medium Mexican
Enjoy this fun variation to bring variety to your menu. Ideal to use leftover brown rice or black beans. Try colorful bell peppers and enjoy…
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French Onion Soup

15m Easy/Medium French
An easy way to use your extra onions on hand is simply by adding it to any stock base. Sauté the onions first and just…
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Crunchy Roasted Cauliflower

40m Easy American
This simple recipe uses a few ingredients to bring out the best of the cauliflower texture and flavor. Try one of our suggested styles, Italian…
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Cauliflower Curry

35m Easy/Medium Asian
This hearty and nourishing recipe combines cauliflower, creamy coconut milk and flavorful herbs for you to savor a tasty meal. Enjoy it as a main…
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Breakfast Potato Hash

45m Easy/Medium Mexican
This vegetarian hash is packed with potatoes, peppers and onions and topped with a perfectly cooked fried egg. Makes for a filling and satisfying comfort…
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Staying Active to Reduce Stress

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Nutrition Throughout the Day

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Mindful Eating

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Young Kitchen Helpers

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Boosting Your Immune System

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Three Ways to Prepare Sweet Potatoes

30m (fries) 20m (mashed) 8m (microwave) Medium American
This video includes three different takes on sweet potatoes. Eat them as salty baked sweet potato french fries, creamy sweet potato mash, or an on-the-go…
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Zucchini Whole Wheat Pasta

20m Easy/Medium Italian
This whole wheat spaghetti with zucchini is wholesome, quick and a perfect recipe for a busy night. Fresh sautéed garlic and parmesan cheese add tons…
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Tuscan White Bean and Kale Soup

30m Medium Italian
A flavorful and hearty Tuscan-style soup that is incredibly easy to make. Enjoy it for dinner on a cold fall or winter night.
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Sweet Potato Black Bean Quesadilla

30m Easy/Medium Mexican
The combination of hearty sweet potatoes and black beans on a cheesy tortilla will have you wanting seconds. Top with avocado or salsa and you…
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Summer Fruit

5m Very Easy American
Enjoy this delicious fruit bowl with yogurt, peaches and spices. You can get creative and add any seasonal fruit you have on hand. It is…
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Spaghetti Squash with Tomato and Basil

50m Medium Italian
Spaghetti squash with tomato and basil is the low-carb comfort food you’ve been looking for. Surprisingly easy to prepare, spaghetti squash is a great alternative…
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Italian Chickpea Soup with Pasta

30m Medium Italian
Pick your favorite small pasta to add to this full flavor delicious soup. Chickpeas (garbanzo beans) are a great source of protein to add to…
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Energizing Green Smoothie

5m Very Easy American
Enjoy this refreshing fruit and veggie smoothie for breakfast or on-the-go. It’s an easy way to add more nutritious greens to your day.
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Fried Brown Rice Scramble

40m Medium Asian
Get inspired to recreate your rice dishes with this nutty flavored whole grain. The combination or flavors in this brown rice dish will fill your…
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Picnic Chicken Salad

15m Easy American
An easy and complete meal that you can have ready in less than 15 minutes. Enjoy it at home, at a park or at the…
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Food Safety Training

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Quick Bean Salad

10m Easy American
Mixing fresh ingredients with canned corn and beans gives this recipe tons of flavor and color. You’ll love how easy and flavorful this dish is.…
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