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Which came first, the chickpea or the egg? These rich and tangy deviled eggs with chickpeas (a.k.a. garbanzo beans) are inspired by hummus, yet have an irresistible appeal all their own.

This wonderfully savory bread is terrific with soups and stews, with cheese, or just as a snack loaf. The mix couldn’t be easier both to put together and to mix up and bake. For a vegan version, you can substitute plain almondmilk for cow’s milk.

This brown rice dish, cooked with puréed pumpkin and vegetable broth, yields creamy, risotto-like results.

These irresistible appetizers combine everything you love about French onion soup in a portable two-bite serving.

This hearty dish features mushrooms, kale and egg noodles, bound with cottage cheese and sour cream for richness. Use a variety of mushrooms in place of the button mushrooms, if you like.

Heirloom tomatoes come in a rainbow of colors. In the summer, green, striped, yellow, orange and purple tomatoes can be purchased at the market. If available, choose three different colors to make this a gorgeous summer harvest salad.

Perfect for a picnic or back-porch supper, let family and friends reach for a platter of these drumsticks marinated in salsa and orange juice that can be served hot, room temperature or cold.

You can easily make a meal of this herb-and-garlic tomato soup paired with lightly crunchy toast liberally topped with creamy, rich avocado spread.

Lemon-spiked Greek yogurt creates a zingy sauce for crisp blanched green beans. Serve chilled or at room temperature.

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This thick, vibrantly colored sauce has a sweet, smoky, earthy flavor. It's great with the spiced chicken breasts here, and you'll also want to try it with grilled beef, pork, vegetables and fish.

This homemade hummus makes an absolutely delicious dip, perfect for entertaining or a snack. Pair with lightly toasted pita bread, crisp veggies, feta cheese, stuffed grape leaves and a selection of olives. Cannellini or Great Northern beans can be substituted for...

Although these luscious shortcakes are delicious topped with strawberries, you can use all manner of other fruits, too. Blueberries, raspberries, peaches and plums are particularly tasty substitutes.

This soup shows off a gorgeous orange color and warm ginger bite on the finish. A simple cheese cracker is the ideal counterpart to the heat of the ginger.

Perfect served with crusty bread. For a change, try warming the dressing in the same skillet you used to fry the bacon, then toss with the salad to gently wilt the spinach.

Raita, a cool cucumber and yogurt sauce, makes an ideal complement to warmly spiced lamb burgers.

Capers, sherry vinegar and Manchego cheese bring Mediterranean flair to grilled mushrooms and peppers. This dish can be served warm or at room temperature. Leftovers are equally delicious, so you may want to consider doubling the recipe.

These vegetable-packed baked quinoa cakes are excellent served hot or at room temperature. Make smaller cakes and serve them as appetizers at your next party, if you like.

Set this meal to cook early in the day and you won't have much to do to prepare dinner in a hurry. Sage and stuffing satisfy that craving for holiday flavors any time during the season.

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