Kefir, a drinkable fermented dairy product, is rich in probiotics — even more so than its better-known cousin, yogurt. Plus, its tangy, tart flavor makes it a fantastic counterpoint in recipes like this herby dressing. Shallots and chives lend flavor while acting as prebiotics, or “food” for the healthy bacteria in your gut.
A fun twist on a childhood favorite, these biscuits are so nutrient-dense, you can eat them anytime of day. Enjoy them as a midday snack or as a sweet take on a breakfast sandwich.
The possibilities are endless with this versatile pesto: Swirl it into soups, smear it onto sandwiches, dollop it onto pizza or bake it into bread. This creative twist calls on spring onions instead of basil for an ultra-fresh and bright flavor.
Chicken gets coated in a seasoned, nutty mix and baked for a crispy pecan-crusted chicken dinner.
Passover macaroon recipes aren’t hard to come by, but most contain refined white sugar. We’ve remade the traditional dessert using maple sugar and raw honey instead. If you want to get fancy, after scooping the mixture onto the pan, pinch the tops to give them a pointed look.
An easy homemade tahini sauce infused with lemon juice and garlic elevates the flavor of these colorful carrots. Toasted matzo and hazelnuts make a crunchy topping – no need for bread crumbs!
These grain-free waffles use almond flour instead of wheat flour for added protein. Because they’re gluten-free, they work best on a mini waffle iron, but making 4 full-size waffles is an option, too.
Stone fruits like peaches are great for grilling – they’re meaty enough to hold up to the heat and the sugars caramelize beautifully on the grates.
Heating whole, unpitted olives with vinegar, oil, herbs and spices wakes up their flavors and makes them soft and plump. A mix of buttery green Castelvetrano and Kalamata olives is lovely, but you can substitute whatever plain, unmarinated olives you have on hand.
For this recipe, we love the flavor of vadouvan, a mild French-style curry powder that usually contains shallots and garlic. To save cook time, serve over quinoa instead of rice.