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UCare is here to support you while you build healthy eating habits. Cooking is good for your physical and mental health. Try some of our easy and tasty recipes. Cook and learn along with the videos.

Cucumber Tomato Salad


  • 1 pint cherry tomatoes
  • 1 medium cucumber
  • ½ small red onion
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • mint (optional)
  • 1 small lime
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Cucumber Tomato Salad recipe in Hmong (PDF)

Cucumber Tomato Salad recipe in English (PDF)

Spicy Tuna Muffin Cakes


  • 3 tablespoons melted ghee, divided
  • 10 ounces canned albacore tuna packed in water, drained
  • 3 scallions, thinly sliced (about ⅓ cup)
  • 2 tablespoons finely minced fresh cilantro
  • 1⅓ cup mashed baked yam
  • 1 tablespoon minced jalapeño pepper
  • 2 large eggs
  • ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • kosher salt
  • freshly ground black pepper
  • finely grated zest from ½ medium lemon
  • 3 medium lemons, cut into wedges (optional)

Spicy Tuna Muffin Cakes recipe in Somali (PDF)
Spicy Tuna Muffin Cakes recipe in English

Sweet and Savory Butternut Squash


  • 1 butternut squash
  • ¼ cup olive oil, divided in two
  • (savory spices) small pinch of each of the following spices: cumin, coriander, cayenne pepper, salt and pepper
  • (sweet spices) large pinch of each of the following spices: cinnamon and nutmeg

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Apple Pie Oatmeal


  • 1 small apple
  • 1 large pinch of cinnamon
  • 1 cup milk
  • ½ cup old fashioned oats
  • 1 tablespoon of peanut butter (optional)

Get recipe in English (PDF)