Roasting thin slices of Brussels sprouts makes them deliciously caramelized, while Jerusalem artichokes and green olives add buttery flavor to this unique side dish. The sprouts can be cut up to 4 days in advance, but the cooked dish is best right out of the oven.
This rustic tart full of baby greens and tangy goat cheese will have even the most devoted turkey eaters clamoring for a slice. Assemble the galette up to 24 hours in advance and bake just before serving.
Sweet potato wedges glazed with maple and vanilla are a healthier take on the traditional sticky-sweet marshmallow-topped casseroles. The sweet potatoes can be roasted up to a day in advance and reheated with the glaze just before serving. Spice-roasted pecans add crunch, but they are optional.
You can par-roast the cauliflower for this sweet-savory dish up to 3 days in advance and simply reheat before tossing the florets with the vinaigrette, cranberries and pine nuts before serving. It’s an ideal do-ahead side dish for everything from pork to turkey.
Is sweet potato crust the new cauli crust? Say hello to the newest alternative to traditional pizza.
Red lentils add protein to this meatless main with cauliflower and sweet potatoes. Making your own paste with chiles, ginger and garlic adds heaps of flavor to the dish with just a whirl in the food processor. Serve the curry with whole-grain naan or pita bread.
Buying precooked and frozen grains such as brown rice or quinoa makes it easy to add fiber to your meals without cooking them from scratch. Here, they’re tossed with chickpeas and an array of colorful veggies for a complete meal. The recipe makes a little more dressing than you’ll need, so we suggest reserving extras in the fridge for quick weeknight salads and slaws.
A twist on a typical Caprese salad, our version makes use of the eggplant slices you grilled on Sunday for easier prep. For the dressing, you can use a simple splash of olive oil and balsamic as the recipe indicates, or use the Macadamia Basil Pesto for a more herbal flavor.
This vegetarian take on chicken balls can be transformed into a number of dishes throughout the week; try them in sandwiches, tossed with veg noodles, on salads, in your favorite grain bowls or simply on their own dunked into the tangy sweet ’n’ sour sauce.
Just because ’tis the season of indulgence, that doesn’t mean you should deprive your body of essential nutrients for empty calories. One way to ensure you are not lacking in the nutrient department is to sneak in legumes whenever possible. They are a great source of protein, iron and folate. Here, we’ve incorporated them into this sweet treat for a clean snack or dessert.