Have a favorite healthy recipe that features fresh spring produce? Now's the time to send it in! If it's the cream of the crop, you'll have a shot at winning our Grand Prize and $600! Here are just some of the wonderful fruits and veggies we'd love to see:

  • Asparagus
  • Peas
  • Spinach/Greens
  • Mushrooms
  • Rhubarb
  • Strawberries
  • Radishes
  • Cucumbers
  • Leeks
  • Broccoli

... But don't stop there. We'd love to sample your best recipes using the freshest spring produce, prepared your favorite way! Main dish or side, appetizing starter or end-of-dinner dessert, grilled or roasted; we're looking for it all! Cook fresh fruits and veggies in casseroles, sauces, sandwiches or soups, or prepare them in crisps and cobblers. Just remember: You can't win if you don't send 'em in! Entries must be postmarked by July 15, 2009. Winners will be announced in our April/May 2010 issue.

1st Prize: $600

2nd Prize: $400

3rd Prize: $200

Runners-up: A 1-year subscription or gift subscription to Healthy Cooking

Contest Rules

You may enter more than one recipe. If you email or mail your recipe, be sure to print the name of the contest as well as your full name, street address and phone number, including area code, with each entry. Be specific with measurements, directions and the size of cans, packages and pans so others can successfully make your recipe. Include a few words about the origin of your recipe. Share any compliments it's received, plus any variations you recommend. If any duplicates are received, the entries with the earliest postmarks will be considered.

How to Enter

Submit here OR

Email recipe to: healthyrecipes@tasteofhome.com and type "The Best Spring Produce Contest" on the subject line OR

Mail it to "The Best Spring Produce Contest," Healthy Cooking, 5400 S. 60th Street, Greendale WI 53129.