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FDPIR Sharing Gallery: Recipes and Cookbooks

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This gallery contains cookbooks and recipes that specifically target participants of FDPIR. Resources come from including ITOs, non-profit organizations, and the USDA. Cookbooks and recipes can be used to provide participants with ideas on how to utilize foods found in their FDPIR food package.

Walleye Recipes Sheet
Walleye Recipes Sheet
Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians and the USDA Food and Nutrition Service
A collection of recipes for ITOs and FDPIR recipients so that they can make delicious regional dishes with the walleye from USDA Foods.
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A Harvest of Recipes with USDA Foods
United States Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Services
This cookbook developed for FDPIR is a collection of delicious recipes adapted from regional and traditional ones submitted by tribal members, along with new ones USDA created, to provide enjoyable and creative ways to use USDA Foods to prepare healthy meals.
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Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians
The Cherokee Tribal Food Distribution Program has a great collection of healthy recipes organized by meal type.  In addition, you can learn how to pronounce each meal in the native Cherokee language by clicking on the words on the webpage to hear the pronunciation.  

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Healthy Recipes from Lac du Flambeau using USDA Foods
Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians
The Nutrition Educator from the Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians in Wisconsin has compiled a cookbook containing healthy recipes that utilize USDA Foods found in the FDPIR food package.

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Recipes from Packed Promise
Chickasaw Nation
Recipes from the Chickasaw Nation's Packed Promise program.
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Oneida Cookbook
First Nations Development Institute and the Oneida Community Integrated Food System
This is a comprehensive cookbook developed in partnership with the First Nations Development Institute and the Oneida Community Integrated Food System (OCIFS) Members.
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Cooking With Navajo Traditional Foods
Navajo Coordinated Approaches to School Health First Nations Development Institute
NIZHÓNÍGO ÍÍNÁ (Cooking with Navajo Traditional Foods) features recipes using traditional foods that can be used at home to plan meals as well as recipes for public food service facilities.
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Cooking Healthier with FDPIR Foods
First Nations Development Institute
A new cookbook published by the First Nations Development Institute that provides recipes that use foods and ingredients found in the FDPIR food package. The recipes provide nutritious, delectable meal ideas for individuals looking to eat healthier.
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Get Fresh!
Chickasaw Nation
A collection of recipes promoting healthy eating habits and cooking techniques, based on USDA’s MyPlate and the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.
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Recipes
First Nations Development Institute
First Nation’s Knowledge Center provides recipes that use traditional foods and ingredients found in the FDPIR Food Package.
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SNAP-Ed Recipes
United States Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service 
The SNAP-Ed Recipes page provides links to many partners which have endless recipes that are healthy and affordable. In addition, you will find a seasonal recipes section. Search for recipes that use in-season fruits and vegetables all year long!

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USDA Foods Product Information Sheets and Recipes
United States Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service
Staff who operate USDA Foods programs and participants can use this information to help prepare healthy meals. Each product information sheet includes a description of the USDA Foods product, storage tips, nutrition facts, and recipes that use the product. 

Be sure to check-out these tips for how to use the USDA Foods Product Information Sheets to provide nutrition education to FDPIR participants. 

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MyPlate Kitchen Recipes 
United States Department of Agriculture, Food and Nutrition Service
Consumers can also access over a thousand healthy, budget-friendly recipes through the MyPlate Kitchen available in English and Spanish.

Interested in contributing content to the FDPIR Sharing Gallery? Send your recipes and cookbooks to USDAFoods@usda.gov. Please review our Recipe Criteria for submitting recipes.

USDA Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) facilitated the development of this Sharing Gallery. Materials placed here do not reflect the policies of FNS, and FNS does not conduct thorough reviews of materials submitted for placement here.

03/29/2022