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Slightly sweeter than the canned variety you might be used to, green garbanzo beans have a fresh flavor similar to peas. Serve this extra-green guac with raw veggies and baked tortilla chips or baked whole grain pita chips.

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.

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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.

Inspired by the classic French stew, Cassoulet, we've created this shortcut version with a few substitutions, such as using canned beans instead of dried. Serve with a garlicky green salad to balance the rich flavors.

Our unique recipe calls for beans, whole corn and cheddar cheese. Simple to prepare, it's a perfect complement to a hearty soup or stew and leftovers heat up wonderfully for breakfast.

Thanks to the reader who sent in the recipe for this pasta dish full of bright and unexpected flavors. She says, "My kids and I can whip this up in ten minutes! They love to take it for lunch." Sounds like a great idea to us.

All manner of dried fruits are delicious in this recipe. Try adding a handful of sliced dried apricots, dried cranberries or raisins to this filling morning mix. It's equally good eaten out-of-hand as a snack.

Mushroom-topped steaks with a side of bow tie noodles and a bright cucumber tomato salad combine for a perfect meal. Thinly slice any leftover steak and toss with leftover pasta, vegetables and blue cheese for a light pasta salad lunch the next day.

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