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Share your healthy recipes

Enter a healthy recipe for a chance to win!

In an effort to promote wholesome eating and in honor of Healthy Aging Month, BrightFocus is holding a healthy recipe contest. Your recipe should include at least three ingredients from the list below that are believed to be beneficial to brain and/or eye health. Your recipe should benefit our audience of older Americans who are experiencing problems with vision or mental functioning and may need help following the recipe or shopping for ingredients.

The contest will run from September 1, 2014 - September 30, 2014.

Healthy Recipe Example

  • See Contest Rules
  • Submit Your Recipe
  • See Last Year's Winners
  • Three winners will be chosen by BrightFocus Foundation. Each winner will receive a $100 Target gift card, and BrightFocus prize pack. 

    You can submit a recipe you find in a cookbook or online, we would like you to prepare it and take a photo of it once it's prepared. Then submit the recipe and the photo you took.

    Submit a recipe that promotes brain and eye health using at least three of the following ingredients:

    • Bell peppers
    • Berries
    • Broccoli
    • Brussels sprouts
    • Canola and olive oil
    • Cantaloupe
    • Carrots
    • Cauliflower
    • Citrus Fruits
    • Collard Greens
    • Flaxseed oil
    • Fortified dairy products
    • Fortified milk
    • Green beans
    • Kale
    • Legumes
    • Leafy greens
    • Lima beans
    • Liver
    • Mango
    • Nuts
    • Oily fish (tuna, salmon, sardines)
    • Okra
    • Oysters
    • Peas
    • Poultry
    • Red grapes
    • Spinach
    • Squash
    • Strawberries
    • Sweet and white potatoes
    • Tomatoes
    • Wheat germ
    • Whole grain
    • Yellow corn

    Avoid foods that contain saturated fat and sugar.

    Healthy Living Fact Sheets:

    If you would prefer to send your recipe and photo via mail/email, or have questions, please contact communications@brightfocus.org. If mailing your entry, postmark date must be by September 30th.

    Last Review: 08/07/14