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As an alternative to serving this bright, tart condiment with roasted turkey or chicken, stir a spoonful of it into a cup of yogurt or a tall smoothie for breakfast.

Take advantage of ripe melon to create this refreshing fruit salsa with subtle heat from a hint of jalapeño. Serve atop grilled meats or tossed into lettuce salads.

These richly flavored chocolate cookies are slightly chewy right after baking, becoming wonderfully tender and velvety in texture after a few days. If you like, you can dust the cooled cookies with more powdered sugar for a festive look.

This delicious (and quick!) yellow cake batter can be swapped into any recipes calling for a box of cake mix.

This soulful soup will give you an idea why kofta (made with spiced ground meat) is such a beloved dish in Turkey. In this recipe savory lamb meatballs are served with tender potatoes and a host of vegetables in a simple broth.

A mixture of ricotta, spinach and ground beef makes this classic baked pasta dish particularly satisfying. Grass-fed beef is rich and flavorful, so cooking with even a small amount makes a big impact.

Fun to make, a delight to the eyes and absolutely yummy, this jelly roll-style cake is a holiday favorite.

A simple batter bakes up into a light (and not too sweet) cake which is perfectly complemented by the buttery caramelized pineapple topping. 

The deep earthy flavor and meaty texture of cremini mushrooms is the base of this hearty recipe. Add the arugula to the hot pasta just before serving to preserve some of the leafy texture and punch of the greens.

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Plantains are "cooking bananas" popular in tropical areas of Latin America. Traditionally served as a side dish with black beans, this recipe can also be used as a dessert with an exotic flair.

Prep this elegant breakfast dish the night before for an extra easy morning. This recipe easily adapts to other vegetables or cheeses; try broccoli rabe and sharp cheddar or artichoke hearts with fontina.

A medley of organic vegetables gives this wholesome stew loads of nutrients and a hearty broth. Chipotle peppers and flavorful Mexican seasonings add spice, while whole green beans and chunks of corn and squash make for a pleasing, colorful presentation.

A simple garnish of cherry tomatoes and green onions lets the flavor of antioxidant-rich wild salmon stand on its own. Serve with a green salad.

A colorful, satisfying bowl of chili that packs plenty of flavor — even for the most dedicated meat eaters.

Bake the potatoes until they are just tender and still a tad firm so they don't turn to mush and fall apart. These potato skins are a great side dish to meat, tofu or salmon.

Tofu works well in chili, absorbing flavors and mimicking the texture of meat. Add a small jalapeño pepper to spice it up a bit. Serve chili piping hot in bowls, over steamed brown rice, if you like.

Perfect for chilly evenings, this satisfying one-pot meal marries tender whole wheat noodles with veggies, ground beef and a little melted cheese.

This recipe easily serves more than four. Perfect for leftovers the next day, it's sure to become a family favorite.

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