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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!

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...

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Use leftover compound butter tossed in pasta, spread on freshly baked biscuits or melted into a fresh vegetable sauté.

The nutty sweetness of butternut squash combined with sautéed shallots and almond butter makes a delicious and surprising topping for crostini. For a festive touch, top with toasted almonds. Substitute other winter squash, if you like.

Combine your favorite sausage with a sauté of fresh onions, bell peppers and zucchini, then serve over polenta for a quick and satisfying meal that looks as good as it tastes. Starting a meal with the right ingredients makes all the difference in getting it on the...

This quick-off-the-grill "fireworks" dish bursts with color and flavor. A gas grill makes it a snap to prepare, though the asparagus, squash, red peppers and eggplant can be easily sautéed as well.

These cookies are a buttery and rich Hanukkah tradition. Fig preserves and pecans make the filling for these indulgent cookies. Serve with coffee or tea.

A classic favorite, made easy with the slow cooker.

Sautéed shrimp with a side of couscous and a baby field greens salad provide a lovely dinner. Combine any leftover with red peppers, arugula and Parmesan for a hearty salad the following day. Preparation time is minimal with spectacular results.

Packed with vegetables, beans and pasta, this soup is a meal in itself. Serve with crusty bread and a green salad.

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

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