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Healthy recipes and cooking videos

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

Ingredients

  • 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

Ingredients

  • 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
(PDF)

Sweet and Savory Butternut Squash

Ingredients

  • 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

Sweet and Spicy Butternut Squash recipe in English (PDF)

Apple Pie Oatmeal

Ingredients

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

Apple Pie Oatmeal recipe in English (PDF)