Smoked Salmon Crêpes with Creamed Peas

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This side dish of roasted sweet root vegetables is a perfect accompaniment to roasted chicken or pork tenderloin. A side of bitter greens, like mustard greens, offers a nice balance to the sweetness.

This date-worthy recipe proves that healthy budget meals aren't boring! As good as or better than a restaurant entree, it features salmon raised by our farmer partners committed to producing the most environmentally friendly farmed seafood.

Here's a terrific vegetarian main course that stars big, flavorful tomatoes in all their glory. We call for quinoa as a base for the stuffing, but you could substitute with 1 1/2 cups of just about any leftover cooked whole grain.

A classic party dish, this shrimp cocktail gets a verdant revamp with a spicy green onion- and sour cream-based dipping sauce. Make it with low-fat sour cream, if you like.

Cooking dried beans is low maintenance and a great value. Make sure to plan ahead and allow time for soaking the beans. Serve with hot sauce or salsa, if you like.

Spoon this hot chocolate mix into jars to give as gifts, or keep some on hand in your own pantry for chilly afternoons. For a burst of flavor, try steeping a bag of mint or almond tea in the mug along with the hot chocolate.

Delicious served immediately or the following day -- if it lasts that long.

Rich, crispy puff pastry makes an elegant wrapper for cocktail franks, and the easy sauce of cranberry and Dijon mustard is a wonderful seasonal accompaniment.

We're not supposed to have a favorite, but in our series of dairy-free "nice creams," this peach and banana combo, rich with both almond butter and almondmilk, might just be the standout, especially when summer peaches are extra sweet!

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Turn on the oven, whisk together a few spices and dinner is ready before you know it. Feel free to adjust the heat level of the seasonings to your liking. Serve with a simple grain pilaf and steamed greens.

In this recipe for a satisfying fall and winter stew, the parsley, thyme and bay leaves are tied into a bundle for easy removal from the pot later. Use this same method to flavor stocks and soups, too.

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

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.

Secret Ingredient: Heirloom Tomatoes

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

For a delicious lunch, fill pita bread halves with this tangy bean salad and top with shredded lettuce.

Simple to prepare, colorful and flavorful, this salad combines fresh sweet corn, tender black beans, crisp red peppers and zesty cilantro in a simple rice vinegar dressing.

Picking up prepared foods, like a rotisserie chicken, and combining them with fresh items produces a great meal in minutes. Assemble these tostadas for a crunchy, savory and amazingly fast dinner.

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