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This delectable, healthful smoothie is packed with vitamin A, potassium and fiber. Top each serving with some ground flaxseeds or a pinch of nutmeg if you like.

Though it's equally delicious on its own, try topping squares of this spiced cake with dollops of applesauce or almond butter. As a breakfast cake, it's great served alongside scrambled eggs or tofu with bacon or tempeh sausage.

These flourless cookies are dense like a fudgy brownie and rich with creamy peanut butter. A nutty mixture of chopped peanuts and rolled oats is combined with pumpkin purée and studded with sweet chopped dates for a treat that’s as nourishing as it is satisfying....

Ideal as side dish or brunch feature, these easy-to-prepare tomatoes can be served either warm or at room temperature.

Easy to make and great for kids, try using a different variety of preserves each time you make them. We love to use fresh seasonal fruit, too. These cookies are inspired by a recipe from one of our health partners, Dr.

This deliciously moist roasted turkey is surprising in its ease of preparation. Exactly what you remember from Thanksgiving dinners of old only better.

Eye of round is an extremely lean beef roast and should not be overcooked. For best results, slice very thinly. Serve with a side of steamed green beans and mashed potatoes and keep leftovers for sandwiches.

These nachos are terrific for snacking, but they're also satisfying enough to serve as a main course. A chopped jalapeño gives them a nice bit of heat; you can omit it for a milder dish or double the amount for a fiery treat.

Smoky almonds and pimenton (Spanish smoked paprika) are a particularly good match for sweet potatoes.

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A bed of greens makes a delicious accompaniment to salmon. Serve with brown rice or buttered pasta.

Make your own irresistibly rich pastries by layering phyllo with nuts, brushing with butter and drizzling with spiced honey. Phyllo means "leaf" in Greek; the thinner-than-paper sheets easily dry out, so take care to work quickly and cover unused sheets with a damp...

This hearty pasta sauce features eggplant matched with the bold flavors of capers, olives and balsamic vinegar. Make a day ahead of time if you can, as the flavors will be even better the next day. Serve with a light green salad, Italian bread and your favorite red...

The flavors in these little hors d'oeuvres exhilarate the palate. Sharp cheddar and chili powder in the polenta, sweet onions in the barbecue sauce, and zesty limes in the avocado sauce come together in one lively bite. Serve these with drinks, or atop lettuce...

This recipe is perfect for teaching young children how to cook. You can do the cutting then help the kids do the rest. (Make sure they wash their hands thoroughly after handling raw chicken!)

To parboil the potatoes, put them into a small pot, cover with 2 inches of salted water and bring to a boil. Reduce the heat and simmer until the potatoes are just tender, but not completely cooked through since you'll finish them on the grill.

In this easy recipe, the salmon is cooked simply in a parchment paper packet with slices of lemon and fresh basil. Use any leftovers to make an out-of-this-world sandwich by layering the salmon with vegetable cream cheese and cucumber slices on slices of toasted...

Cranberries and pecans, two symbols of the fall harvest, work beautifully in these rich shortbread cookies. Serve them with strong black tea or coffee for an afternoon treat.

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