Easy Zucchini and Tomato Bake

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Simple and delicious, leeks may not be your first memory from past holidays, but they may be what you remember from this year.

Serve as a side dish at any meal or as a main course with a green salad on the side. To make preparation a snap, use a mandolin to slice the potatoes.

These sugar-topped, almond butter refrigerator cookies are surprisingly cakey and light. Stack them in gift bags for the holidays.

Garnished with toasted almonds, fragrant lemon zest and fresh parsley, this rich cauliflower and apple soup is easy to pass around at a party, where guests can sip it from small cups, no spoon required!

Try this colorful and flavorful shrimp and vegetable sauté over creamy coconut brown rice. There's plenty of time to chop, prep and cook shrimp and veggies while the rice cooks.

Your party guests will devour this irresistible dip with pita chips or crudités. To make quick work of chopping the mushrooms, pulse them in the food processor.

Enjoy this savory dip, a mixture of delicious crab and artichokes in a creamy base, with crostini, pita chips, crackers or crudités.

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.

Scone mix makes an easy and fun holiday gift from the kitchen. The whole batch (dry ingredients only) fits perfectly in a 1-quart mason jar.

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By using sprouted whole grain bread instead of white French bread, we've given this classic breakfast a healthy twist.

You control the flavor and spice in these simple baked beans by choosing your favorite bottled barbecue sauce. Canned pinto beans (navy or great northern work well too) make these a breeze to prepare.

Using canned lump crab meat makes this an affordable meal. Serve with a tossed salad or bowl of soup.

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

These muffins offer an intriguing crunch, thanks to the toasted millet. Savor them warm from the oven, or freeze a batch to have on hand for company. 

Cardamom and garam masala add subtle spice to split peas and sweet potatoes.

Take a break from meat and serve these easy wraps at your next get-together. They're full of protein and flavor and low in fat.

Serve these stuffed squash halves immediately or fill with the stuffing and refrigerate them, covered, one day in advance. Simply reheat them before serving.

Thanks to Cindy in Annapolis, Maryland, for sending us her favorite childhood recipe. Keep these ingredients on hand and you will be able to create an easy soup full of savory potatoes, sausage and green beans. The bay leaves add a nice depth of flavor.

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