This easy skewered chicken with an Asian-inspired cashew sauce will become a staple in your household throughout the summer – you can marinate the chicken the night before and just throw it on the grill when you get home. Try it with a side of brown rice or quinoa sprinkled with chopped cilantro.
Frozen scallops and thin white fish fillets are real time-savers for busy weeknights, as they thaw in a flash and take just minutes to cook. If your fennel bulb comes with the green fronds attached, feel free to use them as a pretty garnish on the soup instead of the parsley. You can use any firm white-fleshed fish for this soup – Pacific cod is another great option.
Sweet sautéed fennel and orange juice mellow the peppery taste of watercress in this company-worthy dish.
Russet potatoes have a dry, starchy flesh that becomes wonderfully fluffy when baked, making them the ideal candidate for these richly spiced twice-baked potatoes. Serrano chiles can be quite hot, so reduce the amount used (or substitute with milder jalapeño) if you prefer this dish to be milder.
Toasting the whole spices and grinding them yourself is the key to this dish’s amazingly fragrant flavor.
This purple potato salad is given a protein boost with hard-boiled eggs and all-natural turkey bacon to give you 12 grams of protein per serving. Protein combined with slow-burning carbs like purple potatoes can provide you with sustained energy throughout the day.
Keep these chewy bars handy in your purse or desk drawer for an afternoon snack. Dates and dark chocolate make you feel like you’re indulging in a sweet treat, but the Kamut and cashews will help you avoid a blood sugar crash. Espresso powder adds a caffeine boost, but it’s optional.
A steady combination of protein, fiber and healthy fats is the key to balanced energy – and this tasty recipe fits the bill with chicken, crunchy sliced cabbage, celery and carrots and a slightly spicy peanut dressing.
The slightly sweet flavor of adzuki beans pairs beautifully with earthy miso and mushrooms in this soup. Take care to dissolve miso into a bit of broth at the end of cooking and add to the soup off the heat. By avoiding boiling the miso, you’ll preserve the beneficial enzymes and bacteria.
Tart green apple and rich caramelized onions compliment sweet and salty orange and soy sauce-infused pork in this tropics-inspired Clean Eating recipe. A single serving of this fiber-rich luau meal offers 40% of your daily recommended intake of selenium. The micro-mineral has been shown to promote the repair of DNA cells and the destruction of abnormal cells, which may help reduce your risk of cancer.
Pair beef sirloin, sweet oranges with savory soy sauce and hearty broccoli alongside elegantly slim snow peas.
Tip: If you want to add a little variety, try serving half the recipe on eggplant rounds and the other half on Portobello mushroom caps. They both take the same amount of cooking time and offer a toothsome, meaty texture.
If your family’s main complaint about boneless, skinless chicken breast is that it's dry, then braising may be your answer! The slow-and-low technique keeps meat moist.
Don’t Underestimate Spuds: Potatoes have been treated unfairly over the years, but the redskins in this recipe provide about half of this recipe’s vitamin C and potassium – you’ll meet nearly 30% and 33% of your DV of the two nutrients, respectively, in 1 hearty serving. While the well-known immunity vitamin is also necessary for the formation of collagen and the healing of wounds, the mineral potassium may help lower blood pressure.
Be (deliciously) stress-free: Just 1 orange contains enough vitamin C to meet your daily requirement. Vitamin C plays a key role in immune-system health and may help your body manage stress – so when you have a lot on your plate, make sure you’re getting enough!
The Triple-Threat Nutrient: A member of the morning glory family, sweet potatoes have high levels of beta-carotene, a nutrient-rich carotenoid. Beta-carotene, which is converted to vitamin A in the body, helps promote healthy eyes, skin and a strong immune system.
Your family will never know you only spent 30 minutes making these turkish kebabs with tahini yogurt sauce and cilantro couscous.
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.
Chapati is a type of unleavened bread common in South Asia. Prepare the dough first and let it rest while preparing the curry. The chapati cooks quickly, so finish it just before serving the meal.
This spice-rubbed steak on the grill is special enough. But here, a good thing gets even better with a bold tomato and pepper sauce reminiscent of gazpacho. For a change of pace, try substituting chicken, pork chops or even shrimp for the beef.
There’s so much going on with this scrumptious dessert – juicy peaches, buttery-sweet topping, cardamom-laced cake and even a touch of rum. Best of all, it’s easy to put together. Try it with other stone fruits – nectarines, plums, apricots or a combination.
This Mexican-inspired fondue is simple yet flavorful, and it cooks right on the grill – though you can also use the stove top or your grill’s side burner, if it has one. For dipping, serve chunked grilled or raw vegetables, chunked grilled sausages and tortilla chips on the side.
This salad is inspired by an Israeli sandwich known as Sabich – containing fried eggplant, boiled eggs, chopped vegetables and tahini all stuffed into a pita. In our satisfying main dish salad, we’ve taken all those same ingredients but roasted the eggplant instead.
This Greek-inspired entrée couldn’t be simpler to prepare – just toss and roast. Round out the meal by serving it with a salad or fresh fruit for dessert.
These flavorful, slightly sweet muffins make a low-calorie breakfast.
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.
If you’re in the habit of grabbing a hot egg sandwich on your way to work, this is the breakfast for you. Make these burritos in advance, then wrap them up and freeze. When you wake up in the morning, simply pop one in the oven to heat while you’re getting ready, then take it with you on the go – it’s genius!
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.
Ginger, lime, honey, soy sauce, ginger and then some - this beef stir-fry packs flavor in spades and keeps you full thanks to rice and eggplant sides.