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Having a quick energy-boosting snack on hand when you're on the go is helpful to keep hunger (and your mood!) in check. Try this simple recipe, using whatever dried fruit and spices you have on hand.

California is known for trend-setting cuisine and much of that is based on the culinary influence of its citizens, including a large Asian population. Here's a simple take on a cold noodle salad. Add baked tofu, chicken or shrimp if you wish, but it's delish as is...

For a shortcut, use 4 1/2 cups no-salt-added canned beans instead of soaking and boiling dried beans; be sure to rinse and drain canned beans thoroughly before using.

This tasty noodle bowl can be made almost completely outdoors; it only needs one small pot of boiling water…which you may be able to heat on your grill.

Share the love and a sweetheart steak on Valentine's Day with this recipe for two. While your steak rests, make the red wine sauce in the same skillet, capturing any flavor left behind. Thinly slice the steak to share and pour two glasses of wine! Serve with your...

Take advantage of pears in season and try a new variety in this twist on a popular dish. A little sweet pear (or apple or dried fig) makes the dressing especially good.

The sweet and tangy dressing for this coleslaw also makes a wonderful all-purpose dressing for any salad. Turn this dish into a vegetarian main course by tossing in some cubed baked tofu.

There are times when we all need a quick, easy meal during the week and this is a good one. Try stirring shredded rotisserie chicken or cooked, ground turkey into the pasta before baking for extra protein. Serve alongside a green salad tossed with tomatoes and your...

This affordable, healthy breakfast provides protein, whole grains and fresh fruit to help you start your morning right. Simply mix the ingredients together and refrigerate overnight. Enjoy it cold or warm the next morning.

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Thai curry paste is a mixture of chile, garlic, galangal, shallots and spices. Keep it on hand for an added flavoring kick when making simple sauces, salad dressings or sandwich spreads. Serve this lunch with fresh fruit; sliced apples are a great match.

This sweet and spicy fruit salad makes a refreshing side dish with a summer meal. The salt and chile balance the sweetness of the fruit and provide the perfect savory note.

The unique crust on this pie, made with crushed pretzels and honey, is the perfect salty-sweet note for its custard-like filling. Use the same crust when you're making chocolate or lemon cream pies, too.

Sweet and juicy peaches are fantastic with this tangy buttermilk batter that crisps around the edges and is soft and tender in the center. Use peak-of-season fruits and serve with your favorite ice cream.

This Honduran staple, known as pan de coco, is like a plump dinner roll. It's delicious served alongside a meal of rice, beans and fried plantains. Or enjoy it with your morning cup of coffee.

Shortcakes come in many varieties, from rich sponge cake-like versions to those resembling biscuits. This method yields shortcakes with a sturdy crumb, similar to that of a corn muffin. They're delicious served warm straight from the oven or for breakfast the next...

Cajun flavors almost always include spicy cayenne and fragrant garlic. These pickles are delicious served in a tall glass of tomato juice or as a spicy side at your next crawfish boil. They'll keep well for up to a month in your refrigerator.

Marinate the skirt steak for several hours or overnight before grilling. Serve with your favorite dressing or a squeeze of fresh lime juice and a drizzle of olive oil.

This easy quick-pickle is crunchy, sweet and salty. It's the perfect accompaniment to Asian meat dishes or a colorful addition to salads and sandwiches. If you're feeling creative, use the pickling mixture with other vegetables like asparagus, green beans or...

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