Recipe Resources

Eating healthy foods is especially important for pregnant and nursing mothers because what you put in your body, you put in your baby’s body too. Find delicious recipes and healthy eating tips below!

Fast, Fresh, and Fun - Food from First 5

First 5 California

Preparing fast, healthy meals with your kids can be a fun family activity. Get inspired by the many recipes in this free cookbook.

Soulful Recipes

Soulful Recipes

You don’t have to give up the flavors you love to be healthy. Soulful Recipes helps teach you how to reinvent some family favorites and gives you new recipes to try.

Dairy Council of California - Healthy Eating Made Easy

Dairy Council of California —

Enjoy tips, online games and quizzes to help get kids to eat healthy, including kid-friendly recipes.

Champions for Change

California Champions for Change

Become a champion for your family’s health. Find recipes, tips and support at

California Women, Infants & Children

Women Infant & Children Program

The Women Infant & Children (WIC) program helps pregnant and new moms keep their baby healthy. They’ll help you purchase certain foods, like fruits and vegetables, and can help with breastfeeding.


You could also receive CalFresh benefits if you need extra help paying for healthy foods. If you qualify, CalFresh will add to your WIC budget and help put healthy food on your table. Visit here to see if you qualify and to talk to someone who can help you make the best decision for you and your baby.