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Healthy, Low Cost Recipes

Our team has created an archive of healthy, affordable, and delicious recipes. These recipes are designed to utilize common food bank ingredients and seasonal produce. The recipes are flexible – consider swapping vegetables in recipes for what you have on hand. We hope these recipes inspire you to get cooking!

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Sweet Potato, Hakurei Turnip & Greens SautéBy Chester County Food BankThe contrast between slightly sweet yet mildly spicy turnips and sweet potatoes creates the perfect balance in the flavorful dish. Serve on top of rice or grains for a hearty meal.
Sweet Potato, Lentil & Collard Greens SoupBy Chester County Food BankSweet potatoes, collard greens, and lentils make for a delicious, hearty soup that is comforting, filling, and perfect for a chilly day. Instead of collard greens, you could also use kale, chard, or spinach.
Tabbouleh-Inspired Beet SaladBy Chester County Food BankInspired by traditional tabbouleh which is made with bulgar wheat, tomatoes, parsley, mint, and onion - this salad showcases beets and parsley along with pantry staple, rice.
Winter Squash Grain BowlBy Anne ShuniakBowl meals have become a 'trendy' menu item, but we've always been a fan because it's easy to prepare and a great way to turn random ingredients into a healthy dinner. A good grain bowl can be simple in ingredients but be sure it is well-seasoned, and play up contrasts in color, texture, and flavor.
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