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Recipes

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!

This generous batch of pilaf-style whole grains and braised greens, features a blend of white and red quinoa, millet and buckwheat. You can vary the flavor by serving it with hot sauce, grated parmesan or just lots of black pepper. Try it topped with a poached egg...

Pan-fried potstickers from the freezer are the shortcut to a super-tasty lunch or supper over dark, leafy greens seasoned with sesame oil, oranges and tamari. Serve with brown rice if you wish.

Don't hesitate to use a prepared pie crust to make this dark chocolate-laden pecan pie. Or if you have a bit of extra time on your hands, make your own Simple Pie Crust.

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Tart cranberries, crunchy pistachios and a drizzle of dark chocolate add flavor and charming color to these cookies. Dip them in coffee, hot chocolate or Vin Santo, a sweet Italian dessert wine.

Miso adds savory depth of flavor to this recipe, an excellent side dish for any time of year. Transform it into a hearty vegan entrée by adding cubed baked tofu or tempeh.

Try this quick and easy risotto-style dish made with orzo pasta. No constant stirring necessary!

The national dessert of Australia is named for the world-famous ballerina Anna Pavlova. A crisp shell of meringue is topped with whipped cream and a refreshing berry salad. Feel free to substitute light ricotta cheese for the whipped cream or fold some plain yogurt...

We love the classic and comforting broccoli casserole. Our version ditches heavy condiments and relies on a generous helping of fresh broccoli and real cheese for ultimate flavor. Substitute other soups or favorite vegetables, as needed.

Tuna and pasta is a classic Italian pairing. This dish is a more sophisticated version of the well-known tuna noodle casserole with added sweetness from raisins, earthiness from toasted walnuts and a little spiciness from red pepper flakes.

Stir-fry lean lamb with loads of fresh herbal flavors, crisp vegetables and fiery heat. Serve atop a heap of steaming Israeli couscous tossed with more herbs and gently sweet apricots. This is where fusion of cuisines and flavors truly shines.

Colorful and savory, this gluten-free, dairy-free dish brings an impressive presentation as well as healthful nutrients to the table.

This mix of root vegetables combines sweet parsnip and carrots with earthy rutabaga. Thyme and lemon liven up the flavors in this side dish, delicious with any roast meat.

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