Bitter arugula’s got bite, but late-summer peaches and a citrusy maple dressing hit the sweet notes to give this seasonal salad the perfect balance of flavors. If taking this salad to go, store the dressing in a separate container and toss with the salad when you’re ready to eat.
This hearty bowl is a staff favorite – we just love the pairing of the sweet and tangy raspberry sauce over savory chicken and crunchy vegetables.
The subtle sweetness of acorn squash shines when brushed with a touch of honey and lime. Cranberries and walnuts add richness and tang, while quinoa provides enough protein to keep you full for hours.
A winter version of the spring roll, these portable handheld delights and their addicting 4-ingredient sauce make a satisfying snack or a perfect lunch paired with your favorite soup.
This zucchini noodle pasta dish isn't only gluten-free, it's loaded with powerful vitamins and phytonutrients. Zucchini is a prime source of vitamin C that promotes cardiovascular health; it also contains lutein, a phytonutrient that's good for vision.
These gluten-free mini wraps are made with swiss chard and shrimp. Swiss chard is a superfood that's loaded with phytonutrient antioxidants that have anti-inflammatory properties, and shrimp is a prime source of astaxanthin, a carotenoid that's good for skin health.
Brushing the meatloaf with a mix of hoisin sauce and ketchup keeps it from drying out in the oven while also adding an extra layer of savory umami flavor. To prevent the slaw from becoming soggy, toss the veggies with the dressing just before serving. To get this dish on the table quickly on a weeknight, you can shape the meatloaf the night before; cover with plastic wrap, then brush with the glaze and bake the next day.
This lighter take on chili is made without tomatoes, leaving room for fiber-rich greens. We’ve kept the spices mild to please many palates, but you can easily add more chile powder if you prefer a spicier dish – here at the CE office, we love this meal smothered in hot sauce!
This carrot and ginger soup is packed with fiber and requires only 20 minutes of prep.
This easy roasted chicken with acorn squash recipe from our September 2014 meal plan will leave you with plenty of delicious leftovers for the week!
This clean chicken burger from our September 2014 meal plan satisfies a burger craving and is ready in 40 minutes.
These protein-rich patties are kissed with just a touch of maple syrup and topped with fresh, sweet cinnamon-spiced apples for a meal that works equally well for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Opt for a sweet red variety of apple that will hold its shape when cooked, such as Braeburn or McIntosh.