Cooking Resources

Cooking Resources for NAP Challengers

Each week during the challenge, you’ll get new tips, tools, and videos to set up your kitchen and learn cooking skills to prepare delicious, nutritious meals and snacks.

Week 1: Menu Planning

Featured NAP Cooking Video: This Challenge features two new NAP-approved bowl recipes weekly. For meal planning inspiration, watch the meal prep video for one of this week’s bowl recipes: Mediterranean White Bean and Sorghum Salad.

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Week 2: Savvy Shopping for the New American Plate

Featured NAP Cooking Video: This Challenge features two new NAP-approved bowl recipes weekly. For shopping inspiration, watch the meal prep video for one of this week’s bowl recipes: Mediterranean Savory Lentil Bowl

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Week 3: Basic Knife Skills

Featured NAP Cooking Video: This Challenge features two new NAP-approved bowl recipes weekly. For knife skills in action, watch the meal prep video for one of this week’s bowl recipes: Thai Tofu Veggie Bowl

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Week 4: Meal Prep

Featured NAP Cooking Video: This Challenge features two new NAP-approved bowl recipes weekly. For meal prep in action watch the video for one of this week’s bowl recipes: Tofu Kale Power Bowl with Tahini Dressing

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Week 5: Cooking Veggies & Prepping Fruit

Featured NAP Cooking Video: This Challenge features two new NAP-approved bowl recipes weekly. For cooking with avocado inspiration watch the video for one of this week’s bowl recipes: Pomegranate Avocado Quinoa Salad

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Week 6: Cooking Whole Grains

Featured NAP Cooking Video: This Challenge features two new NAP-approved bowl recipes weekly. For inspiration to cook with brown rice watch the video for one of this week’s bowl recipes: Pistachio Turmeric Rice Power Bowl

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Week 7: Cooking Protein-Rich Plant Foods

Featured NAP Cooking Video: This Challenge features two new NAP-approved bowl recipes weekly. For a delicious, quick, protein-rich meal, watch the video for one of this week’s bowl recipes: Lentil Fajita Bowl

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Week 8: Making Pre-packaged Meals and Snacks

Featured NAP Cooking Video: This Challenge features two new NAP-approved bowl recipes weekly. For breakfast on the run or lunch at work watch the video for one of this week’s bowl recipes: Walnut Avocado Fruit Smoothie Bowl

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Week 9: Making Better Beverages

Featured NAP Cooking Recipe: This Challenge features two new NAP-approved bowl recipes weekly. Make a smoothie bowl with antioxidant-rich matcha green tea: Superfood Smoothie Bowl with Matcha

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Week 10: Making Easy Meals and Sweet Treats

Featured NAP Cooking Recipe: This Challenge features two new NAP-approved bowl recipes weekly. Get calcium, fiber and phytonutrients with this easy recipe featuring kale: Moroccan Chickpea Sorghum Bowl

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Week 11: Food and Cooking Safety

Featured NAP Cooking Recipe: This Challenge features two new NAP-approved bowl recipes weekly. Treat your taste buds to fermented soybeans with recipe for: Sesame Tempeh Buddha Bowl

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Week 12: Container Gardening and Cooking with Kids

Featured NAP Cooking Video: This Challenge features two new NAP-approved bowl recipes weekly. For a divine bowl with sorghum and white beans watch this video for Green Goddess Buddha Bowl.

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