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March is National Nutrition Month and the Kandiyohi County Area Family YMCA has collected eight recipes including some of our YMCA staff's favorites, plus recipes from YMCAs across the country that you can try with your family! These delicious and nutritious recipes are sure to be a big hit at the dinner table.


Pumpkin Oatmeal

This delicious Pumpkin Oatmeal recipe from the YMCA of Central Florida is proof that you can enjoy the flavor of pumpkin year-round!


Hearty Pancakes

Weekend mornings are for pancakes! Try these Hearty Pancakes from the Joplin Family YMCA for a breakfast that’s tasty and filling!


Slow Cooker Chicken Vegetable Stew

Slow-cooker meals are a great way to serve a healthy meal while saving yourself cooking time in the evening! Try this Slow Cooker Chicken Vegetable Stew from the Capital Area YMCA.


Slow Cooker Applesauce

Whether you’re 1 or 99, applesauce puts a smile on everyone’s face. This Slow Cooker Applesauce from the YMCA of Western North Carolina can be made and frozen up to six months! Pro tip: freeze in small batches so you always have a snack on hand!


Slow Cooker Spaghetti and Meatballs

Slow Cooker Spaghetti and Meatballs puts a healthy twist on classic comfort food – all while saving time in the kitchen! Try this recipe from the YMCA of Central Massachusetts.


Mint Chocolate Shake

This Mint Chocolate Shake from the Summit Area YMCA is a great way to start the day when you’re on the go!


One-Pan Beef and Cabbage Skillet

Missy's Favorite

This is a perfect meal for when you are short on time. It’s delicious, loaded with veggies, and even better as leftovers! Even my kids love it! 


Crispy Smashed Potatoes

Dinner time gets a boost with these Crispy Smashed Potatoes from our friends at the Dr. Yum Project. Be sure to check out the rest of their site for more recipes, a meal-o-matic generator, healthy eating tips and much more!


If you try any of these healthy recipes during National Nutrition Month, be sure to let us know what you think on Facebook and Instagram!