Everyone deserves access to quality, nutritious food and food education. Recipe for Success is an initiative that creates and shares recipes incorporating common foods provided by Feeding America West Michigan Mobile Pantries. Mobile Pantries serve anyone in need of food in counties across West Michigan and the Upper Peninsula.

Recipe for Success Partners

Special acknowledgement to our sampling partners and site partners: 

Sampling partners:

MSU Extension | Schoolcraft Memorial Hospital | Aspirus Health Care | Provident Health Foundation | Mackinac Straits Health System

Site partners:

Upper Peninsula Health Care Solutions | Good Neighbor Services | GCCP Dunlap Center | Norway |Community Food Pantry | Holy Trinity Episcopal Church | Ontonagon Public Schools | Salvation Army Escanaba | Salvation Army Marinette-Menominee | YMCA | Menominee | Grace Covenant Church | St. Ignace Food Pantry


*This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

2023 Demonstration Videos

Broccoli and Chickpea Parmesan

Corn Soup




Shephard's Pie

Roasted Cabbage

Pupusas Con Curtido

Sweet Potato Brownies

Vegetable Jambalaya

Banana Oat Muffins

Lightly Curried Butternut Squash Soup

2022 Demonstration Videos

Apple Broccoli Salad

Garlic Black Bean Tacos

Goan Chickpea Soup

*Can use chicken instead of chickpeas

Lentil Stew

Potato Kale Roll

White Bean Salad

Live Demonstration Dates 2023

*View full Feeding America West Michigan Mobile Food Pantry schedule here .

Marquette - June 16, August 16, September 20

KI Sawyer - June 21, August 9,
September 13

Munising - June 7, August 2, September 6

Manistique - August 30, September 27, October 25

Newberry - June 22, July 27, August 24

Norway - June 8

Iron Mountain - June 29, July 25

Ontonagon - August 2, September 6, October 4



Escanaba - July 19, September 20, October 4

Menominee - July 20, September 21, October 19

Iron River - July 20, October 12

St. Ignace - June 13, October 25


Printed Recipes


Sweet & Sour Cabbage

Shepherd's Pie

Baked Apples

Broccoli and Chickpea Parmesan

Broccoli Soup

Buddha Bowls

Classic Potato Latkes

Corn Soup

Creamy Zucchini Fettuccini

Crispy Sweet Potato Cemitas

Czech Cabbage

Easy Banana Oat Muffins

Feta and Cumin Salad

Gingery Tofu Ramen Bowls

Green Soup

Harvest Soup


Jacket Sweet Potatoes

Lightly Curried Butternut Squash Soup

Marinated Onions

Massaged Kale Caesar Salad

Mexican Street Corn

Moroccan Carrot Salad


Oven Browned Tomatoes

Peanut Butter Yogurt Fruit Dip


Pupusas Con Curtido


Roasted Cabbage

Rosemary Potatos

Sauteed Greens with Raisins

Spicy Broccoli

Sweet Potato Bake

Sweet Potato Brownie

Taco Salad

Tomato Scrambled Eggs

Veggie Jambalaya

Whole Roasted Onions

Yogurt Veggie Dip

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