Easy Zucchini and Tomato Bake

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Use applesauce and almond milk to make these dairy-free cornbread muffins with chopped nuts adding texture and flavor. Leftover muffins can be frozen.

Use any tasty heirloom tomato you like in this recipe, but we think it's particularly suited to those wonderfully oversized red and purple varieties. Fresh basil or mint, toasted nuts or grated hard cheese like Parmesan or ricotta salata would make nice garnishes...

An ideal entrée for those who don't want or need to cook an entire turkey but would like the "turkey with stuffing" experience. The preparation, herb butter, and stuffing can be made one day in advance, easing the workload on turkey day.

This creamy, addictive condiment could taste so familiar it just might have you singing an old burger jingle. Try it with grilled meats and veggies, too.

Rich avocado and puréed white beans give this crowd-pleasing, healthy dip its creamy texture. Serve with carrots, celery and red bell pepper for dipping.

Easy to make and fun to eat, this crispy wake-up-your-tastebuds tofu provides a delicious vegan version of traditional corn dogs. Sweet and hot mustard is the secret ingredient in the tangy, delicious coating.

Why didn't I think of that? Satisfying and affordable popcorn adds volume to stretch roasted nuts and dried fruit for happy snacking that all ages will enjoy.

Make these basic bean burgers and enjoy a meatless summer feast. The burger mixture may seem loose but these will certainly hold up and keep their shape when cooked on a hot grill. Serve on sprouted whole grain buns with lettuce, tomato, avocado and red onion.

Creamy and comforting, this one-pot supper is made with pearl onions, peas, carrots and flaky whitefish over premade gluten-free cream biscuits. Elegant enough for brunch guests, it also makes a simple family supper alongside green salad.

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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.

Wheat berries are the mother grain from which pasta, bread and flour are derived. Little wheat berries pack a nutlike flavor and are pleasantly chewy. Use a crunchy, firm, sweet-tart apple (such as Granny Smith or Gala) for this salad. From The Whole Foods...

The freshness of your ingredients — heirloom tomatoes, mozzarella balls and basil — makes this simple salad divinely delicious. Ideal for late summer gatherings with friends or as a light weekend lunch with rustic bread and wine.

Paired with a fresh green salad, this pasta makes a meal in less than 20 minutes. Feel free to substitute grilled wild caught salmon, available fresh in the summer months.

An alternative to dairy-based creamy pies, this vegan version combines the rich flavors of coffee and chocolate. Serve topped with non-dairy topping or ice cream, or a handful of fresh berries.

Sweet, salty and impressive on the plate, these Spanish-inspired stuffed dates are a cinch to prepare. They're most delicious when very hot, so try to get them to your guests as soon after they come out of the oven as possible.

A wonderfully healthy alternative to the popular marshmallow-covered version of old. With cinnamon-flavored pecans and a subtle tang of citrus, it promises to be a new holiday favorite.

Parsnips, which look a bit like cream-colored carrots, add flavor and texture to otherwise traditional mashed potatoes. Stir in a handful of chopped green onions or grated cheddar cheese before serving, if you like.

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