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Guide to Recipe Symbols and Side Dishes

  • Healthier Classic
    Classic favorites that are made healthier by reducing fat, calories, and/or sodium. Healthier classics also could have more vegetables or whole grains added than original versions.
  • Leftover Friendly
    Recipes that use leftover ingredients to help save cooking time.
  • Chefs-in-Training
    Tips for getting children involved in meal preparation.
  • Healthy Eating Two Ways
    Simple tips to serve a recipe two ways to please picky eaters and other family members.
  • Side Dish Recommendations
    Suggestions for Keep the Beat™ side dishes to serve with select main dishes.

Healthier Classic

Leftover Friendly


Healthy Eating Two Ways

Side Dish Recommendations

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