Gut-friendly kefir adds creaminess to salad dressings. This salad makes a large portion and can be topped with a protein such as chicken or tofu.
Looking for tasty new ways to put your cucumber crop to good use? Add them to burgers! Here, we’ve mixed small, sweet Persian cucumbers into healthy salmon patties to make them extra juicy. Serve with tomato slices on a large, sturdy lettuce leaf, such as Boston lettuce or radicchio, or on a whole-grain bun
This tomatillo salsa with lime juice and cumin does double duty as both a topper over the tacos as well as a sauce to simmer the beans in for maximum flavor.
Nut cheeses are a tasty, easy-to-make and protein-rich alternative to cream cheese! Spread it on your morning bagel, toast or crepe, on your midday sandwich and afternoon crackers or pair it with your favorite fruit or veggie for an anytime treat. Try this Lemon & Shallot Macadamia Nut Spread with fresh strawberries or cucumber sticks.
These crunchy fish sticks are perfect dunked into the sisters’ creamy, tangy tartar sauce with dill and pickles – don’t skip it! Use any store-bought gluten-free bread crumbs, or make your own homemade version.
If you’re hooked on sugar-filled breakfast tarts from a package, consider this an intervention. We’ve created the ultimate replacement using whole-grain flour, a lemon and poppy seed filling and a lightly sweet blueberry drizzle – simply freeze and reheat for breakfast, snacks or even dessert.
Reusing ingredients in creative ways helps keep the number of items in a recipe down. Here, zesty lemon and pungent shallot infuse every element of this dish – the lentils, scallops and vibrant compote.
This classic Italian dish blends salty, buttery and tart flavors in one quick and easy meal. Traditionally, chicken piccata is breaded, but we’ve cut the carbs (and saved you a step!) by simply tossing the seared breasts in a creamy citrus butter sauce.
A wonderful alternative to the heavy, sugar-laden treats of the holidays, this mousse is deliciously light and free of refined sugar. And, thanks to the addition of coconut and cayenne, it'll help rev up your metabolism to get you back on track in the new year!
This super-fast fish dish is ideal for entertaining: The colorful combination of vibrant green broccoli and pink salmon topped with silky smooth sauce will wow guests yet won’t relegate you to the kitchen, thanks to minimal hands-on time.
Swapping out refined grains for whole grains such as quinoa not only can help to prevent against weight gain, but it can also go a long way in helping to prevent cancer. Here, quinoa is topped with gorgeous arugula, carrots, green beans and wild-caught fillet of sole for a meal that’s packed with flavor and nutrients.
Walnut pesto with pungent ginger and fragrant fresh basil is the hero that brings this dish together. Walnuts have the highest concentration of antioxidants among nuts, while also containing essential fatty acids, so keep them on hand and snack on them often! In this dish, spaghetti squash is a carotenoid-rich stand-in for pasta, while protein-packed shrimp is among the seafood picks with the least amount of mercury.
This simple Roast Chicken dinner from our September 2015 meal plan leaves you with plenty of delicious leftovers!
This dish combines tender chicken breasts with a zest of lemon and juicy tomatoes. The green beans provide a crunchy side to this flavorful meal.