Easy Zucchini and Tomato Bake

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Serve these hearty veggie burgers on whole grain buns with your favorite condiments. A great make-ahead recipe, instructions for freezing and cooking from frozen are included.

Whether you boil or roast the beets for this refreshing salad the results are delicious, so use whatever method works best in your kitchen. You'll find that tangy tarragon vinegar is a great match for crisp, bitter endive leaves in this side dish.

A slightly healthier version of a classic Texas dish, loaded with flavor and mild enough for any crowd. Assemble up to a day in advance or cover tightly and freeze unbaked. To cook, thaw overnight in the refrigerator before baking.

You control the flavor and spice in these simple baked beans by choosing your favorite bottled barbecue sauce. Canned pinto beans (navy or great northern work well too) make these a breeze to prepare.

Cut these chewy marshmallow and corn flake cookies into other Halloween shapes, too. Be sure to enjoy the cookie trimmings as a treat!

Whether for breakfast, dessert or a snack, parfaits are a scrumptious way to get fresh fruit and nuts into your day! Plus, they can go from casual to elegant simply by layering more carefully.

Tropical flavors come together with eye-catching results in this bright salad. Red sea salt from Hawaii pairs perfectly with sweet-tart orange and creamy avocado, but any finishing salt will yield a fine salad.

A few shrimp add even more flavor to this Greek-inspired pasta dish with pine nuts, olives, sundried tomatoes and lemon zest. It is bound to become a new favorite entrée at your family table.

Homemade bread, especially dinner rolls, brings that special, home cooked feeling to just about any meal. These "no need to knead" rolls are simple to prepare and have a delightful, rustic flavor.

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Secret Ingredient: Whole Foods Market Eggs

Keep a batch on hand to enjoy on hot summer afternoons. Blueberry and blackberry tea bags are available in black or green tea versions; both work well in this recipe.

Pistachios add an unexpected crunch to this simple curried egg salad.

Substituting goat cheese for some of the cream cheese in a cheesecake results in an absolutely stunning dessert that is slightly tangy and not too sweet. Add some rosemary-roasted pears and your guests will be dreaming of this cake for days after you serve it.

These versatile little cakes can be enjoyed as breakfast muffins, snacks or dessert.  Frost with Maple Cream Cheese Frosting, if you like.

Miso, typically made from fermented soybeans, is a powerful flavoring in soups. Its rich, salty flavor is highlighted best in miso soup, this hearty version of which is made with a generous amount of ginger and garlic.

An easy recipe that combines the sweet flavors of Italian sausage with the underused but delicious herb sage. Pair with a salad of arugula and fennel for a wonderful Italian meal.

Tender lamb seasoned with cilantro, cinnamon, ginger and saffron joins chickpeas, dates, oranges and almonds in this classic Moroccan dish. "Tagine" refers to slowly simmered meat, fish and vegetable dishes that have both a sweet and savory flavor.

The classic combo of apples and sharp cheddar cheese is right at home inside wheat tortillas.

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