Eggs and arrowroot starch help hold these California-fresh patties together, while quinoa, scallions, lemon zest and dill give them flavor and a nutrition boost. If desired, set aside a few tablespoons of the homemade dressing to use as a dipping sauce or drizzle over the patties.
Sweet and spicy chicken tops saucy pinto beans in this easy recipe. For a change, you can make this dish into a wrap – simply shred the chicken and serve it with the beans in warm whole-wheat tortillas.
Chickpeas and walnuts add flavor and protein, while cherries add a touch of sweetness to these quick couscous lettuce wraps.
Navy beans stand in for chickpeas in this twist on falafel. Sweet and sour pickled radish, garlic yogurt sauce and pita triangles round out the meal.
A honeyed orange dressing adds sweet and tart notes to this veggie- and bean-packed salad with shrimp.
This carrot and ginger soup is packed with fiber and requires only 20 minutes of prep.
Coconut contains medium-chain triglycerides (MCTs) that can be helpful in preventing cancers and may have positive effects on on immunity.
This healthier version of taco salad provides layers of flavor without the overload of calories and fat.
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.
Break out your waffle iron and try this deceptively simple meal for breakfast, brunch or an easy dinner.
This hearty, warm salad featuring quinoa and millet makes a nutritious dinner or lunch.
These quick and easy corn cakes make a protein-packed veggie dinner.
These cheesy quesadillas are perfect for a Cinco de Mayo celebration at home! They're packed with protein and healthy fat, and you'll love how they pair with a spoonful of creamy guacamole.
Crunchy radish, carrots, cabbage and bell pepper are combined with black rice and edamame for a vibrant and satisfying lunchtime salad. The best part is that you can pack it into a glass jar up to 5 days in advance – since the dressing only touches the heartiest vegetables, there is no risk of having a soggy salad!
Za’atar, a Middle Eastern spice mix made of dried herbs and seeds such as sumac, thyme and sesame, is the seasoning du jour, popping up on menus in the hottest restaurants. Here, we make our own to flavor lemon-kissed chicken, which pairs perfectly with cilantro hummus and tangy pickled radishes.
Kofta are spiced meatballs traditionally made with beef or lamb. While pumpkin is not customary, we’ve added it here to provide maximum juiciness to lean ground chicken. Try serving our Middle Eastern chicken kofta with whole-wheat pitas, or, for a lower carb option, grilled eggplant slices.
Green goddess dressing normally refers to a creamy dressing made with mayonnaise, herbs and other ingredients. In this pasta salad, though, we pack an array of fresh herbs – parsley, cilantro, dill and mint – into the salad itself, then toss it with a creamy coconut dressing for maximum decadence.
A Portuguese specialty, piri piri are hot chiles that are blended into a pungent sauce. Here, we use them as a marinade for chicken thighs along with yogurt and a blend of spices. While yogurt is not traditional, it's a great substitute for oil in marinades such as this one. Try serving with grilled tomatoes and lemon wedges.
A classic reinvented, our Buffalo chicken tenders have a tasty, crispy coating that rivals your usual deep-fried variety. Our to-die-for dipping sauce is a cinch to put together, plus it adds pungent blue cheese flavor to every bite.
Asparagus, peas, carrot and artichoke create a bone-warming primavera that works equally well with seared scallops or sauteed adzuki beans.
The humble chickpea steals the show in this stellar chicken stir-fry. Give your 'peas a crispy, spicy coating in your skillet then sprinkle them liberally over your finished dish for a fiery contrast to this fresh meal.