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Nutrition and Food Services

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Recipes, Cookbooks, and Cooking Videos

The VA Nutrition and Food Services Healthy Teaching Kitchen Program has put together over 200 healthy recipes that can be found in our Recipe Library, Cookbooks, and Cooking Videos.  New recipes are always being added so check back often.

Recipe Library

Recipes are organized by category

 Main Dishes Side Dish Recipes Beverages Breakfast Desserts  Dressings Sauces Seasonings  Parties Holidays Snacks


Full cookbooks available to download 

Cooking With Ease cookbook                Plant Based Cooking Cookbook
Cooking With Ease Cookbook
Practical Plant-Based Cooking
A collection of simple recipes for everyday cooking. A collection of plant-based recipes made with familiar flavors and simple easy-to-find ingredients.    

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Healthy Cooking at Home Cookbook One-Pot Meals Cookbook
A collection of breakfast, lunch, dinner, side dish, snacks, and dessert recipes. A collection of recipes for balanced meals that can be prepared in a single dish, such as a pot, slow cooker, sheet pan, or skillet.    

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Cooking Around the World Cookbook Garden to Table Cookbook
A collection of recipes inspired by cultures and cuisines from around the world. A collection of recipes with a focus on using fresh produce from the store, garden, or local farm.

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Oncology Cookbook  
Nutrition tips and recipes during cancer treatment  

Cooking Videos

Healthy Teaching Kitchen YouTube Channel
The Nutrition and Food Services Healthy Teaching Kitchen Program has created a Healthy Teaching Kitchen YouTube Channel with cooking videos. The YouTube channel includes over 100 cooking videos from our cookbooks and recipe library.

Nutrition and Delicious Cooking for Veterans
The Veterans News Network (VNN), which is an education and informational channel designed for Veterans, has also put together a series of cooking videos called Nutritious and Delicious Cooking for Veterans.