Fall Recipes

Healthcare, Nutrition and Wellness

Grape Dumplings

S3 • E4
Chef Steven Looney introduces grape dumplings, a favorite dessert among the Chickasaws and neighboring peoples.

Bison Chili

S3 • E3
Chef Steven Looney prepares a hearty family dish utilizing delicious bison meat and traditional Chickasaw ingredients.


S3 • E2
Chickasaw cook Lynie Richardson demonstrates how to make the soup that plays a central role in Chickasaw gatherings.

Three Sisters Stew

S3 • E1
Chef Steven Looney demonstrates how to prepare a healthy and filling vegetarian dish from these Chickasaw staples.

Traditional Foods

S2 • E5
Watch as JoAnn Ellis and Vicki Penner cook osto ashiila', a classic pumpkin soup.

Granola Cookies

S2 • E3
Adding mashed bananas in place of butter is an easy way to make a healthy choice — and you won't even notice the difference!

Turkey Taco Soup

S1 • E8
Whether you choose to use turkey in this taco soup or would rather substitute another meat, just make sure you choose a package labeled "lean."

Mighty Meatballs

S1 • E7
These homemade meatballs are perfect as an addition to whole wheat spaghetti or spaghetti squash but are just as delicious on their own.

Kickin' Chicken Quesadillas

S1 • E6
Plain Greek yogurt and cream cheese turn these chicken quesadillas into a creamy, tangy meal.

Jalapeño Poppers

S1 • E5
These spicy-yet-creamy jalapeño poppers are sure to be the hit of your next tailgate or dinner party!

Fresh Salsa with Baked Chips

S1 • E4
You're going to hesitate returning to the store-bought variety once you've made your own chips and salsa!

Parmesan Kale Salad

S1 • E3
With just a few ingredients, this quick and easy salad makes a great addition to a main course or is plenty filling by itself.