Spring is a great time to be inspired for new flavors and recipes. This Asian-Style Noodle Salad uses a fresh, tangy dressing that you will come back to time and again. Thanks to whole grains, colorful vegetables and edamame this recipe is packed with 11g of fiber per serving and 16g of protein to keep you feeling satisfied. This noodle salad makes a great meal on its own and is perfect for leftovers or to bring with you to a potluck party.

Hunger and Nutrition provides recipes for clients, community partners, and the general public. Recipes cost $2.50 or less per serving and meet nutrition guidelines consistent with the 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans. Visit the Hunger and Nutrition recipe page or sign up to receive the recipe of the month in your inbox.


Jennifer Heinen, MS, RD, LDN, is a licensed, registered dietitian for the JF&CS Hunger and Nutrition. Jennifer began her work at JF&CS as a Boston University intern during the early production stages of the Home Cooking without a Kitchen cookbook. She has a passion for educating and empowering others to make healthy choices easy and delicious. Previously she worked as an inpatient and outpatient dietitian and currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Dietetic Association. Her favorite food is avocado smashed on whole wheat toast.

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