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UC San Diego Wellness & Engagement wants to encourage the UC San Diego students to take charge of their dietary health by simplifying cooking for college students. By sharing the team’s favorite healthy recipes with Instacart links to ingredients, healthy cooking is made easier for you! Just use the Instacart list for each recipe to create a cart of the ingredients you need shipped right to your door. 


HDH Wellness & Engagment Team Favorite Recipes

  • Fish Tacos

    Fish Tacos

    "It’s such an easy way to create a delicious meal with fish! I could very simply incorporate many different vegetables with protein into a taco. I didn’t know what to do with radishes before this dish! " - Victoria

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  • Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Aioli

    Roasted Brussel Sprouts with Aioli

    "This is my favorite healthy appetizer that is super easy to make at home. 40 minute before a  movie,  I’ll prep some brussel sprouts on a tray, drizzle olive oil and balsamic vinegar, salt + pepper,  pop it in the oven at 400 degrees." - Mona

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  • Vegetarian Quesadillas

    Vegetarian Quesadillas

    "The vegetarian quesadilla is an easy go-to meal that’s packed with flavor but quick to put together after a long day." - Nia

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  • Spaghetti With Fresh Tomato and Basil Sauce

    Spaghetti With Fresh Tomato and Basil Sauce

    "The self-made tomato sauce of squishy tomato, fried onion, self-plant basil combining with traditional Italian spaghetti gives the freshness of natural tastes." - Garrett

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  • Avocado Toast

    Avocado Toast

    "Avocado toast is super versatile. I love how I can change up the seasonings, toppings, and veggies." - Mona

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  • Japanese Curry

    Japanese Curry

    "It’s a delicious way to incorporate a variety of different vegetables into my meal! It is also simple to prepare for the week for my busy college schedule." - Victoria

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  • Vegan Elote

    Vegan Elote

    "I love elote. Traditional Elote usually calls for cotija cheese, but I’m somewhat lactose so this recipe allows for me to have the spicy flavors and texture of traditional elote." - Mona

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  • Salmon with Lemon Garlic Butter Sauce

    Salmon with Lemon Garlic Butter Sauce

    "This salmon recipe is a very simple way for me to include a healthy protein in my diet!" - Victoria

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  • Fresh Spring Rolls with Peanut Sauce

    Fresh Spring Rolls with Peanut Sauce

    "These fresh and colorful veggie-packed spring rolls are the perfect snacks for when you’re on the go or need a quick refresher throughout the day." - Nia

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