Smoky planked salmon with butter-topped sweet potatoes looks fancy, but this family-style dinner couldn’t be easier. Here, we serve it with grilled asparagus to round out the meal. For a more dramatic presentation, you can use a 1½-lb piece of salmon instead of fillets – you’ll need a larger plank and about 10 minutes more on the grill.
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.
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.