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This deliciously simple compound butter oozes with summery zest. Let a pat melt over grilled fish or slather it on boiled sweet corn. Use very ripe, very red tomatoes for best color and flavor.

Ripe banana and almond butter give this delicious smoothie body and a light sweetness without the addition of sugar or other refined sweetener. For a sweeter drink, you can add 3 to 4 pitted dates and blend for 1 minute.

Although Gail in Dallas makes her version of this cornbread with jalapenos, we've fallen in love with gently spicy Anaheim chiles, at their best during summer months.

This delicious vegetable dish is good eating at its best. It's both flavorful and packed with nutrition. Excellent as a leftover (it keeps refrigerated for up to 3 days), you can even make it a main course by tossing it with chickpeas, black beans or diced baked...

Give summer a bang of flavor with grilled beef burgers topped with cherry-spiked Dijon mustard, grilled sweet onions and tangy blue cheese.

This thick, delicious juice is excellent over ice, or try it as a base for sauces, salad dressings or desserts.

A jar of delicious cookie mix makes a great homemade gift, and these festive oatmeal cookies are particularly easy to mix up. Be sure to use old-fashioned (not quick-cooking) oats in this recipe for best texture.

Cooking beans at home is renowned as a simple way to save money and provide the base for many a healthy meal. It requires little effort and they're easy to keep on hand in the fridge or freezer.

A combo of cocoa, oats, dates, almond butter and spices makes for naturally sweet treats, a healthier alternative during the holiday sweets season.


These hearty scones are deliciously satisfying. Using a food processor to make the dough means quicker prep time and easy clean-up.

Pack this delicious alternative to mayonnaise-based potato salads with more veggies by doubling the amount of cabbage and carrots, if you like.

This fresh-flavored side dish beautifully complements simple pan-seared lamb chops.

Add diced grilled chicken breast or seasoned tempeh to make this salad a complete meal.

When recipes tell you to "soak beans for 8 hours or overnight," it doesn't always have to be exact. We like to soak beans in the morning, go to work, then drain and rinse them when we come home.

Serve with beans, warm tortillas and your favorite salsa.

It's hard to believe when you taste them, but these sweet treasures are gluten free, egg free and dairy free. They're perfect for birthday parties, holidays or any occasion where there's a reason to celebrate with moist, delicious cupcakes.

Egg whites added to whole eggs gives this dish a light texture and helps to reduce the fat and cholesterol, while roasted veggies add lots of flavor as well as vitamins. If fresh asparagus is difficult to come by, substitute another fresh green like broccoli or...

Look for asparagus during the spring when the flavorful, fragrant stalks are at their best. Try it with roasted or grilled fish, but it's also great roughly chopped and tossed into hot pasta or whole grains, too.