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A favorite of Whole Foods Market® chefs, you can find a version of this recipe in our stores. This crowd-pleasing salad can be prepared up to a day ahead.

Matcha is a Japanese green tea. It is finely ground into a powder making it easy to dissolve for this alternative latte.

This simple but flavorful side dish is a great option to serve alongside fish or poultry, or to use as a stuffing for acorn squash or bell peppers.

Collard greens are traditionally paired with smoked meats and braised low and slow for a rich, dark mess o’ greens. This meatless version preserves the deep, smoky flavor and meltingly soft texture with smoked paprika and a long braise.

This bright salad is cloaked in a creamy blueberry-tahini dressing and works with any variety of lettuce or salad greens. Try kale for a heartier side.

Create a simple yet comforting dinner by lining a pie dish with unbaked crescent roll dough to encase a savory mixture of onions, tomatoes and ground beef and turkey. Each bite is truly reminiscent of a juicy cheeseburger. Serve with a salad of crisp greens.

Balsamic-marinated roasted mushrooms and hearts of palm alternated with crunchy, colorful radishes provide variety and balance on your party table

This isn't the same sesame chicken you're used to. Instead of being fried, this version is baked, with crisp, juicy results. Make with chicken legs or thighs, too, if you like, and serve with steamed brown rice and a green salad topped with sesame dressing.

Sweet and savory, this side dish casserole is perfect for simple entertaining. Roasting the sweet potatoes brings out their inherent sweetness, while the marinated tempeh imparts a savory note with tamari, mirin, garlic, and onion.


If you're a mushroom lover, use different varieties of mushrooms like shiitake, portobello or cremini in this rich, savory sauté. For extra flavor, try using olive oil from the jar of tomatoes in lieu of regular olive oil.

Miso is made from fermenting soybeans, barley and rice and is available in white, yellow, red and brown. Generally, the darker the miso the longer it has fermented and the more complex its flavor will be. Look for miso in the refrigerated section near meat...

A quick sear, followed by oven roasting brings out the best in these tender, juicy pork chops. Top with sweet, savory apples and tangy Carolina-style barbecue sauce.

Enjoy these spicy pickled green beans with a crispy crunch in a zesty Niçoise salad, as a Bloody Mary garnish, wrapped in salami for an appetizer or chopped and mixed in tuna salad.

Precooked polenta is a handy ingredient to keep in the pantry since it's ready to use. This recipe can be thrown together in about ten minutes and it's a family favorite since kids can help prepare it, too. Serve with a green salad for a complete meal

Gomashio is a Japanese sesame seasoning made from sesame seeds and salt. Make your own or look for it on the grocery shelf with other Asian ingredients.

Try this Chinese pork and veggie stir-fry spooned onto crisp lettuce leaves and topped with fresh cilantro and green onions.

A satisfying entrée featuring the meaty flavor of portobello mushrooms. Ingredients with an asterisk (*) are available as Whole Foods Market Brands.

For a variation on the typical green salad, try this warm winter version. Gently sautéed curly endive or escarole and radicchio create the base, while capers, olives, currants, pine nuts and orange zest make this salad dance in your mouth.