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This is a great recipe to use as a basis for plenty of meals!
A great meal on a cold day!
Think you dislike beets? Not after trying this recipe! Roasting brings out the beets' natural sweetness, and the feta offers a salty contrast.
This easy, cheesy eggplant packs a mean veggie punch! A simple vegetarian meal that even meat-eaters will love.
This soups works well with most vegetables from the garden-- experiment and use vegetables that are in season.
This honey glazed salmon recipe is healthy and makes for a great main dish.
Those rotisserie chickens from the supermarket are a busy cook's best friend. When you have time to plan ahead, make your own--in your slow cooker!
Turn any night into a special occasion with this 20-minute meal inspired by a Parisian bistro.
Inspired by the animated feature film, Ratatouille, this veggie-packed dish makes six healthy and hearty servings.
Scones are perfect for weekend house guests, hostess gifts or picnics. Traditionally made with loads of butter and cream, mine use far less butter--and wheat flour.
We ditched the mayo from this sandwich staple and boosted the nutrition with crunchy vegetables.
Whether you make these on the grill or in the oven, these quick-fix potato packs are mom's best friend. No mess, no clean-up, and only 5 minutes to prep!
Biting into a perfectly crispy fried shrimp is so satisfying. The 10 grams of fat per serving? Not so satisfying. This dish has all the crunch, with much less fat.
When I want chocolate mousse, only the real deal will do. This version is low in fat, but it's still creamy and rich. The hardest part is waiting for it to cool!
We tend to think of herbs as garnishes, but parsley takes a starring role in this fresh pesto.
Garlic is good for more than keeping away vampires. It's also quite good for you and full of flavor. Roasting garlic mellows its flavor and gives it a creamy texture.
A classic autumn dish from southern France
Even kale needs some love. Massaging an acid-based dressing into the fibrous green leaves tenderizes them, making the healthy vegetable more palatable in its raw form.
No forks needed! These sweet, crunchy and buttery hand pies will have you licking your fingers.
Even a lunch portion of fettuccine Alfredo has 800 calories and 48 grams of fat. Mine has less than 1/2 the calories, 1/5 the fat, and plenty of veggies, too.
This creme brulee recipe is full of flavor, not fat. The cranberry-orange combo is perfect balance of tart and sweet.
It looks like jam, but it's bursting with whole fruit and thick enough to eat with a fork. Serve over pork roast, on top of yogurt or cottage cheese, or on your morning toast.
Vinaigrettes are perfect as salad dressing, a dipping sauce for steamed vegetables, and a marinade for lean cuts of meats.
Turn any morning into a special occasion in just 30 minutes. Pair with fresh fruit and a cup of milk for a complete meal.
A light summer spin on the classic Italian dish. Colorful and bursting with flavor, this meal pairs perfectly with whole wheat couscous and a green salad.
After a long day, sit down to a hearty meal of tender beef, slow-cooked carrots, and melt-in-your-mouth mushrooms and onions.
Depending on how small you chop the veggies, this light summer side can be a salad or salsa. Pair the salad with grilled chicken or shrimp. As a dip, opt for endive, jicama slices, or lime tortilla chips.
This is so easy to make and taste wonderful. I made it with Uncle Bens Long Grain Wild Rice.