Healthy Recipes Your Family from Genesis - Genesis HealthCare System - Zanesville, Ohio



Delicious healthy recipes for you and your family

Looking for a healthy recipe your family will enjoy? Try one of our recipes.

Apple and Cabbage Salad Recipe

In less than 10 minutes, you can turn crunchy red cabbage and apples into a fast side for lunch or dinner. Fresh cabbage is a heart healthy vegetable, along with a crisp apple and creamy yogurt this dish will make you feel great.

Beet Bourguignon Recipe

Beets are a heart-healthy superfood. Replacing the traditional beef with beets makes this recipe lower in cholesterol and fat. Beets have been shown to reduce inflammation, improve heart function, lower high blood pressure and are an antioxidant powerhouse.

Blueberry and Ricotta Cheese Pancakes Recipe

These blueberry and ricotta cheese pancakes are really easy to mix make and are so much better than any box mix. You can replace the blueberries with other fruit, but there's something so amazing about ricotta cheese together with blueberries. Blueberries rank the highest of any fruit for antioxidants and are an excellent source of fiber and vitamin C.

Carrot Ginger Soup Recipe

Love soup in the fall with lots of flavor? Try carrot ginger soup recipe with onions and garlic and find ultimate comfort on a cold day.

Citrus Sangria Recipe

Sangria is one of the easiest cocktails to make. A blend of wine, club soda, orange liqueur, and citrus fruit, this sangria is a party in a pitcher. After resting for at least one hour, it is ready to drink. Sangria improves over time and can even be made up to a day or two ahead, leaving you time for other important party planning. It’s festive, delicious, and easy on the pocketbook, as you do not need to use expensive wine. Any dry red will work in this classic take on sangria.

Cocoa Chicken Mole

Easy Coca Chicken Mole is one of our favorite Mexican chicken recipes to make any time of year. Traditional recipes can take several hours to prepare. This 30-minute version takes a few shortcuts by using chipotle chilies in adobo sauce and cocoa powder. Serve with a side of rice and a medley of sautéed vegetables.

Cod Tacos With Strawberry-Mango Salsa Recipe

Fresh strawberries-mango salsa is the perfect complement to these fish tacos. And if you like cooking with herbs and spices, you will also enjoy the combination of cilantro, cumin and chili powder. Consider grilling or baking your tortillas for a minute to warm them.

Cream Cheese and Smoked Salmon Frittata Bagel

This different take on a frittata is perfect for breakfast or lunch! Make ahead on the weekend for a grab and go breakfast! Filled with smoked salmon, cream cheese, tomatoes and fluffy eggs for protein on the go.

Date and Cashew Truffles Recipe

Medjool dates and cashews truffles are little bites of heavenly decadence! These tasty treats are guilt-free and made from four simple ingredients.

Goat Cheese and Fig Bruschetta Recipe

Figs are an excellent source of fiber and can help aid digestion. Try this easy to make Goat Cheese and Fig Bruschetta, and they will be the hit of the table.

Grilled Ratatouille Salad Recipe

Eggplants are the main attraction in this healthy, easy to make grilled ratatouille salad recipe. Eggplants are high in antioxidants, and may lower overall cholesterol and help improve blood flow. Add colorful red bell pepper, yellow summer squash and ripe tomatoes to this version of ratatouille for the perfect flavor of summer any time of year.

Guilt-free Popover Muffins Recipe

These easy Guilt-Free Popovers Muffins can be made in minutes with only four simple ingredients: egg whites, milk, salt, and flour. These popovers are crisp on the outside, nicely moist within. Using egg whites and fat-free milk make this favorite comfort food guilt-free.

Halibut With Corn and Mushroom Ragout Recipe

Mushrooms and halibut have a natural affinity for each other in this fabulously healthy recipe. The omega-3 fatty acids present in halibut provide a wide range of cardiovascular benefits including improving the ratio of good cholesterol (HDL). Halibut is also a good source of vitamin B12, vitamin B6, and folic acid.

Hummusalsa Recipe

Combine your family’s enthusiasm for dips and your desire for them to eat healthy vegetables in this recipe for hummusalsa (hummus and salsa together).

Kale Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette Recipe

This Kale Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette recipe is simple, yet full of flavor from the fresh blueberries, lemon, and honey. It is a perfect side to your favorite meal, or enjoy it as a heart-healthy lunch. Kale is incredibly low in calories and one of the most nutrient-dense foods, containing powerful antioxidants, such as beta-carotene and vitamin C.

Kentucky Derby Chocolate Walnut Pie Recipe

Chocolate, bourbon and walnuts oh my! Sometimes you just need to treat yourself and this southern specialty does just that. This pie takes on a Kentucky accent with the addition of a splash of bourbon and a handful of chocolate chips. Use a ready-made pie crust for simple preparation.

Low-fat Vegan Blueberry Muffins Recipe

Your family will never know these low-fat, vegan, blueberry muffins were made without eggs due to their light texture and incredible flavor. This simple recipe is a delicious breakfast favorite containing blueberries, packed with antioxidants and vitamin C.

Mexican Chopped Salad Recipe

Here's a quick and easy chopped salad that is not only delicious, but healthy and colorful. This Mexican salad contains apples and tomatoes, both of which are high in antioxidants and fiber. They are also an excellent source of vitamin C, which can protect your eyesight and help prevent heart disease.

Mixed Greens and Steak Salad with Creamy Peppercorn Dressing

Simple, fresh ingredients make this salad perfect for quick lunch or dinner. Start with grilling, lean boneless beef (we recommend top sirloin) place on a bed of mixed baby greens and add colorful bell peppers. The creamy peppercorn dressing is made with reduced-fat sour cream, light mayonnaise, fresh lemon juice, minced garlic clove, Worcestershire sauce, salt, and crushed mixed-colors of peppercorns.

Peach Chutney Recipe

Peach Chutney is very easy to make (only 15 minutes) and tastes fantastic over chicken, pork or fish. Stone fruit like peaches has been shown to ward off obesity-related diseases such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease and may also reduce bad cholesterol (LDL).

Pineapple Mint Blueberry Smoothie Recipe

This smoothie is thick, creamy and flavorful. Try this low-fat version of a delicious breakfast favorite containing blueberries, which are packed with antioxidants and vitamin C. Place yogurt, blueberries, milk, mint, honey and ice cubes in blender container. Pulses about 30 seconds, until mixture, is thick and creamy.

Raisin and Walnut Oatmeal Mix Recipe

If busy mornings get in the way of eating a healthy breakfast, then you'll love our oatmeal mix with raisins, walnuts and sweet cranberries. Oatmeal is easy to take on the go and is incredibly nutritious and rich in fiber, and it may help you control your weight by keeping you feeling fuller longer.

Roasted Maple Pecan Pears Recipe

Delicious, low fat and an easy dessert to impress--these pears are packed with antioxidants, fiber, vitamins, and minerals and will have your home smelling like fall in no time! Roasting allows the pears to soften and absorb the flavors of the maple and cinnamon.

Roasted Vegetable Soup Recipe

Hearty Roast Vegetable Soup is a go-to for the cold winter months. Make a big pot, and you will have a healthy meal all week long! This recipe oven-roasts the vegetables before adding to the liquid, to enhancing the flavor. Bell peppers are the star of this soup, low in calories and high in vitamin A and C, making them an excellent choice for a healthy immune system and maintaining good vision.

Spaghetti with Spiced Oyster Sauce Recipe

Spaghetti with Spiced Oyster Sauce why not try this for your heart and have dinner on the table under 30 minutes. Oysters are high in protein, low in fat, and have high levels of selenium, a mineral which may reduce your risk of heart disease.

Spring Asparagus Frittata Recipe

This Spring Asparagus Frittata is quick and easy, no-nonsense recipe that makes a terrific dish in hardly any time at all. For brunch or dinner, this frittata uses whole eggs, cheddar cheese and asparagus. Rich in folate, the asparagus makes a perfect and delicious spring-time dish.

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