Show Me Simple and Healthy Recipes

The Show Me Simple and Healthy Recipe Cards feature foods and beverages that:

  • Can be used in nutrition education programs and are appropriate for use when teaching the U.S. Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
  • Have been tested.
  • Contain nutrition analysis (Note: When more than one ingredient option is listed, the nutrition analysis uses the first ingredient listed. Optional ingredients are not included in the nutrition analysis.)
  • Include appropriate food safety precautions and/or cooking temperature recommendations.
  • Are easy-to-read with clear and few instructions.
  • Use precise and simple measurements.
  • Need few ingredients, usually less than 10.
  • Use low-cost, readily available ingredients.
  • Can quickly be prepared in either 15 or 30 minutes.

The recipes