Shishitos are usually mild, but every once in a while you get a firecracker. That’s what makes this dish really fun! Blistering the beans and peppers in a skillet gives them a nice charred taste without having to toss them on the grill or under the broiler. If you can’t find shishito peppers, try multicolored mini bell peppers instead.
Not your average quinoa bowl, this version spoons a warm sesame sauce spiked with refreshing orange over wild salmon and a bevy of tender veggies.
By baking these wings on an oven-safe rack elevated over a baking sheet, air can circulate around the wings, making them perfectly crisp. Roasted cauliflower and garlic spinach round out the meal.
Squash stands in for lasagna noodles in this hearty, vegan-friendly dish that makes both ricotta and béchamel out of cauliflower.
Tender chicken is seasoned with tangy Dijon mustard and coated in panko breadcrumbs for a crispy, crunchy main dish. It's paired with garlicky smashed potatoes for the ultimate comfort meal.
This rich sausage and walnut dressing freezes well and it can be cooked in a slow cooker, freeing up oven and stovetop space. The slow, even heat of a slow cooker yields moist stuffing with crispy edges.
Clams are popular as warm tapas in Spain. Cooked with lots of garlic and sherry, they are always served with crusty bread to sop up the delicious juices. Use a dry or semi-dry sherry, such as Fino, and follow the Spanish maxim: Never cook with a sherry you wouldn’t drink.
For an extra dose of flavor, we looked to vadouvan, a mild French-style curry powder that usually contains shallots and garlic. You can find it at specialty spice shops and online, though any mild curry powder will work.
This tomato, herb and almond pesto is named for the sunny fishing port of Trapani in western Sicily, where almonds and olive oil figure prominently in the cuisine. The sauce is traditionally served with busiate, a type of thick handmade corkscrew pasta, but we’ve substituted whole-grain quinoa spaghetti for a healthy dose of whole grains.
The herbal taste of basil with lime juice and a touch of salt and pepper make the fruits in this bowl taste even sweeter. Mix and match with your favorite melons and berries.
Egg adds a protein boost while avocado acts as a healthy source of fats in this hearty toast recipe that is sure to please. Looking for a gluten-free option? CE has got you covered!
Craving something creamy? We have some tricks up our sleeves to bring you a healthy, protein-packed dinner full of flavor and richness but not full of fat!
A marriage of savory and sweet is the hallmark of Moroccan cuisine, and we’ve brought the two taste sensations together with our bite-size meatballs, which boast a perfect blend of warm cumin and cinnamon and crisp mint and coriander.
Our modern take on this traditional dish offers a lighter, crisper combination of vegetables, allowing you to truly experience the fresh flavors.