Easy Zucchini and Tomato Bake


This easy dish makes a wonderful appetizer for company. Have your fishmonger crack the crab legs (or do it yourself with a heavy knife) so they absorb more of the seasoning as they heat and so that the meat is easier to remove from the shell.

A holiday favorite, this pecan pie is made with pure maple syrup.

Everybody will say how good this is--and nobody will know how good it is for you. If you happen to have leftovers, it's also great for breakfast or dessert. For an extra sweet touch, add chopped fresh pineapple or use pineapple juice instead of orange juice.

To parboil the potatoes, put them into a small pot, cover with 2 inches of salted water and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer until the potatoes are just tender, but not completely cooked through since you'll finish them on the grill.

From The Whole Foods Market Cookbook, this salmon is as impressive in presentation as it is delicious.

Serve this rich and creamy dip - surprisingly dairy-free - alongside strawberries and grapes or sliced kiwis, bananas and pineapple for dipping.

Subtly sweet, toasted macadamia nuts take kale to new culinary heights in this easy side.

The season's quintessential dessert, a sweet biscuit topped with whipped cream and chopped strawberries. Or use any of summer's sweetest berries or peaches.

This boldly flavored casserole is an excellent way to use leftover turkey, but you can also purchase precooked skinless turkey or chicken breast to enjoy it any time. If you'd like you can bake it in ramekins for individual servings.


Kids and adults alike love this creamy, dreamy yogurt sauce that makes breakfast preparation a breeze.

Transform a green salad into a satisfying, balanced entree by adding a small portion of good-quality beef from animals raised without antibiotics and added hormones.

Beets are available in purple, gold and candy-striped varieties, so use whatever looks best to you. Use Dijon, whole grain or even spicy mustard in this recipe.

Use all manner of kale, chard or other hearty greens in this filling cold weather soup. Look for Parmigiano Reggiano rinds, ideal for flavoring soups and stews, in the specialty cheese department.

Take this healthy and inexpensive dish to a potluck since it feeds a crowd and is great served hot or cold. Kale is available in many varieties so experiment with different kinds to see what your family prefers.

Sweet apricots and fresh tarragon add lively flavor to this colorful side dish.

Save the bones from two rotisserie chickens or two home-roasted chickens, toss in a few aromatics, and you're about an hour away from two quarts of rich homemade broth.

Quinoa is naturally wheat and gluten free and is a good source of complete protein for vegans and vegetarians. Try it in this quick and flavorful pilaf.

This is a delicious gluten-free and healthy alternative to traditional chicken pot pie. The Parmigiano-Reggiano melts into the rice to create a tasty crust, but omit the cheese, if you like.