This recipe is a template. Try adding in whatever nuts, dried fruits or other add-ins you have in your pantry. Simple yet decadent, this is a quick and easy recipe that will be sure to satisfy any sweet tooth!
Spring into warmer weather with this flavorful green pesto pasta dish. Packed with spring flavors, you can get creative and substitute your favorite vegetables like broccoli, tomatoes and/or peppers! Freeze the remaining pesto in a freezer friendly container and save for another time, or store in the refrigerator and enjoy as a healthy dip! Garnish the pasta with pine nuts and parmesan cheese for a nutty finish.
Keep a bag of frozen ravioli handy and you can have a delicious dinner on the table in minutes. Made with meat- or cheese-filled ravioli and sliced deli ham from the co-op, this dish will be fast and flavorful either way. Serve with a green salad or steamed veggies for a complete meal.
This recipe is so flexible, it’s easy to make it with one 8-ounce ham steak and half of the sauce, if you just want two servings, or double it for 8 people. Accompany with baked sweet potatoes, steamed broccoli and homemade whole-wheat dinner rolls!
If you are planning on making chicken this week, cook an extra pound and save it to make this salad later. It’s an easy and colorful salad that can be eaten on its own, in a lettuce leaf or in a sandwich.
This delicious bowl is as close as you can get to eating ice cream for breakfast, while still feeling virtuous about the protein and nutritious fruits you are spooning up. For the best smoothies, freeze bananas that have gotten a little too ripe; just peel them and pop them in a freezer bag. The frozen ingredients make a thick smoothie, perfect for topping with granola, fruit and seeds.
Spruce up your greens with this easy, shake-able, endlessly adaptable recipe. Possible Adaptations: Just before serving, pour out the amount you need, then add anchovy paste, garlic and lemon zest to make a Caesar dressing. Looking for a Greek dressing? Whisk in feta cheese, lemon juice and fresh oregano. Thin it with crème fraîche and minced chives to make a French-accented creamy dressing.
Try this nourishing, hearty lentil soup. Substitute squash or different root vegetables based on what is available or what you have at home! Serve by itself or on top of a bed of rice.
Try this quick and easy, one pan meal. Get creative and substitute your favorite vegetables, like kale or potatoes! Serve over rice with a piece of pita or naan and add some parsley to finish.