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Welcome to the OSF Saint Francis recipes page. Here you will find delicious and healthy meal choices for you and your family. All of the recipes have been reviewed by our dietitians.

Recipes | Gluetn Free =  These dishes are all made with gluten free ingredients. If a brand name is listed, it has been verified with the company that it is gluten free. If you have celiac disease or gluten sensitivity, read the ingredients on all labels carefully and call the company to verify that your brand is gluten free before you use it.

Recipes | Video Icon = Recipes that contain a video.

Appetizers and Snacks


Breakfast and Brunch


Main Dish


Side Dish

Soups, Stews and Chili

Recipes | Ashley Simper

Ashley Simper,
Community/Outpatient Dietitian

Ashley has worked as the community and outpatient dietitian at OSF Saint Francis Medical Center in Peoria, Illinois since 2007. She received her undergraduate education in Food, Nutrition and Dietetics from Bradley University and completed her Master’s degree in Exercise Physiology at Illinois State University. She is the Central Illinois Dietetic Association’s media spokesperson and can be seen several times a month cooking healthy recipes on WEEK and WMBD-TV. Ashley received the 2010 Illinois Dietetic Association, Recognized Young Dietitian of the Year Award. She believes in the union of a sound nutritional plan and exercise as the core of a healthy lifestyle.