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  • Healthy Recipes

    Healthy cooking is a major part of a healthy lifestyle. Cooking at home has many benefits!

    • You know exactly what is going into your food.
    • You have more control over what is going into your food.
    • In the long run, it is less expensive than eating out.
    • Cooking and sharing a meal together is an important bonding activity for families.

    Try one of these healthy recipes!

    Chickpea Dip with Fresh Vegetables     Vegetable Chicken Enchiladas 

    Sesame Chicken with Peppers and Snow Peas     Peach Crumble 

     

    Cookbooks

    Everyday Healthy Meals (PDF, 3.4MB) - Eng | Spn 

    Healthy Latino Meals Made with Love (PDF, 2.5MB) - Eng | Spn 

    Flavors of My Kitchen (PDF, 4.4MB) - Eng | Spn 

    Soulful Recipes – Building Healthy Traditions (PDF, 5.6MB) - Eng 

    Healthy Chinese Cuisine Using Fruits and Vegetables (PDF, 4.3MB)  

    Additional Resources

    Champions for Change Recipes

    MyPlate Pinterest

    SNAP-Ed Connection Recipe Finder

     

  • Contact Us

    For general program questions or more information about the City of Pasadena’s Healthy Food and Beverage Vending and Procurement Policy, please contact:

    Mary Urtecho-Garcia
    Program Coordinator
    mugarcia@cityofpasadena.net
    (626)744-6163

    For nutrition education classes:
    Margarita Aguilar
    Community Services Representative
    maguilar@cityofpasadena.net
    (626)744-6134

    For community events:
    Erika Redke
    Community Services Representative
    eredke@cityofpasadena.net
    (626)744-6136