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"Quick and Healthy Recipes" is a user-friendly, attractive, and searchable database created by the eXtension "Families, Food and Fitness Community of Practice" featuring recipes submitted by members of the "Families, Food and Fitness Community of Practice" from Land Grant Universities across the country.

Users can search recipes based on title, ingredient, meal type, season, low-fat, low-sodium, and low-calorie. Recipes are categorized as "Kid Friendly" to help busy parents easily involve children in meal preparation. The database also features "Quick and Easy" recipes with minimal ingredients, preparation time, and cook time to ensure that even on the busiest weeknight, your family can enjoy a home-cooked meal.

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