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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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Spice rubs are an easy way to quickly add dynamic flavor to meat and vegetables, especially before grilling. Look for them on the shelves with other spices and near the meat and fish counters.

We've updated this classic party dip with low fat variations of its essential creamy components. This dip can easily be prepared a day ahead, covered and chilled. Bake just before serving and enjoy piping hot with toasted baguette or crackers.

Replace shrimp with grilled chicken or prepared baked tofu.

A holiday favorite, this pecan pie is made with pure maple syrup.

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.

Serve this hearty soup with toasted dark bread, thinly sliced apple and a seasonal green salad. To learn how to make this recipe, watch the Secret Ingredient cooking show.

A reader sent us this recipe that she's been making for over 40 years. We replaced the dried herbs with fresh oregano and parsley and added some garlic and onion to boost the flavor even more.

Sweet potatoes get a modern, sleek, delicious update in this dish that's sure to become a favorite at your table. The simple flavors of sweet potatoes, toasty nuts and sharp vinegar go together beautifully.

This affordable, healthy breakfast provides protein, whole grains and fresh fruit to help you start your morning right. Simply mix the ingredients together and refrigerate overnight. Enjoy it cold or warm the next morning.

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