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Recipes

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!

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.

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This hearty loaf combines tofu with onions, carrots, garlic and parsley for a great alternative to meatloaf. Top slices of the tofu loaf with vegetarian mushroom gravy or pair with steamed brown rice.

There's always something comforting about eating rich and creamy turkey pot pie and this version is no exception. Use leftover Thanksgiving turkey, or even shredded roasted chicken, to make this simple take on a classic even easier.

Experiment by trying different vinegars and mustards to craft your perfect blend. A mild honey such as clover or orange blossom works best in this recipe. Toss dressing with salad greens or serve as a dipping sauce with chicken, fried mozzarella or potatoes.

Strawberries and watermelon have long been the perfect summer pair. In this light, vitamin-packed homemade cooler, we think they shine particularly bright.

This recipe has earned its name since the salad features ingredients that can be easily prepared Thanksgiving morning, arranged in a cooler and driven for more than 100 miles, then assembled on site.

These bars are fun to make and eat. Crumble and moisten with soy milk for a delicious breakfast or snack.

This Asian-inspired salad is easy and full of flavor, combining crunchy cashews with sweet oranges and baby corn. Ingredients with an asterisk (*) are available in the Whole Foods...

As an alternative, make this traditional cornbread stuffing with gluten-free or dairy-free cornbread and use gluten-free chicken broth.

A flavorful sauce of tomatoes, tarragon and a touch of orange juice makes a delicate companion to cod. Serve with rice or pasta.

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