Easiest Lime Granita

Recipes

Best used as a spread for toasted whole grain bread, this could also be a simple dip for crisp vegetables or crackers.

Serve these unique sweet-and-sour pickles with charcuterie, strong cheeses or grilled meats—that's if you have any leftover from snacking! You can pack them in a single quart jar as the recipe directs, or divide the ingredients between two pint (2-cup) jars and...

Silken tofu is a priceless ingredient when it comes to making smooth and creamy pies like this one. Vegan pumpkin pecan pie will stand up well on any holiday dessert buffet.

Tempeh is full of protein and flavor and pairs well with juicy bell peppers, tender kidney beans and tangy tomatoes in this hearty chili. Serve with a few tortilla chips on the side.

The kabocha squash, with its striking jade green rind, makes soup preparation a snap since there's no need to peel the skin. Serve with a thick slice of crusty bread for a warm, satisfying meal.

Braising in flavorful ingredients is the secret to making lesser-known (and right-priced!) cuts of beef impressive. The beef can be cooked and shredded up to three days ahead and then gently reheated with a splash of water.

Fresh with juicy summer fruit and cooling mint, this juice-based gelatin fruit salad is a delicious throwback to childhood. Make it ahead for backyard barbeques, and feel free to substitute grapes or nectarines for the peaches and blueberries.

Escarole, fresh radishes and peas bring the simple joy of a new spring garden to this delectably satisfying pasta salad. Serve with a dry, crisp white wine and crusty bread for a light lunch or dinner.

A coffee, brown sugar and butter rub adds unique and flavorful crispness to whole roasted chicken. Feel free to substitute individual chicken pieces if you like, or try the rub on pork, beef or duck.

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Creamy havarti cheese is the perfect match for crisp spinach leaves and peppered turkey. Pack these rollups for your next picnic or barbeque.

Flax oil, rich in omega-3 fatty acids, lends nuttiness to the creamy dressing in this salad, perfect for summer and fall lunches and
suppers.

All of the flavors of classic pad thai are wrapped into this quick lunch: tangy peanut sauce, fresh vegetables, fragrant herbs and crisp bean sprouts. Serve as a light supper, too.

For a sweet touch, substitute candied pecans or walnuts for the pine nuts in this salad.

This couscous recipe is full of fall flavors and can make a colorful addition to your Thanksgiving table. Roast the squash ahead of time and the dish will be ready in 15 minutes without taking up any precious oven space.

Serve this protein-packed salad featuring sweet mango and peppery watercress over brown rice or noodles.

Besides adding a sweet nutty flavor to dishes, pumpkin is a ready source of vitamin A, which boosts the nutrition content of this offbeat chili. Garnish each portion with a dollop of sour cream and chopped cilantro.

This delicious cake is fudge-like, even without the chocolate. Dust the finished cake with powdered sugar or spread it with Vanilla Butter Cream Frosting.

Serve this dish simply with toasted pita or spoon it over brown rice. It is a hearty, spicy meal to warm a cold winter's night.

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