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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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Made with pantry items, this is a fun, simple treat for kids and adults alike.

Thanks to one of our readers for sharing her mother-in-law's recipe for this delightfully tart berry sauce. Blueberries and raspberries add color and flavor to this unique spin on traditional cranberry sauce. The sauce can be made up to a week ahead. Perfect with...

Waste not, want not! Make excellent use of leftover bread in this Tuscan favorite, often called Panzanella.

Sweet and savory, this side dish casserole is perfect for simple entertaining. Roasting the sweet potatoes brings out their inherent sweetness, while the marinated tempeh imparts a savory note with tamari, mirin, garlic, and onion.

Take one of the most affordable types of seafood on the market, match with a no-frills recipe, and you have a delicious, inexpensive and quick meal. Featuring the fresh flavors of parsley, tomatoes and garlic, this classic combination is sure to impress with its...

Buttery puff pastry forms the base for these crunchy twists, perfect for serving as a snack or before a light meal.

For a decadent touch around the holidays, spread a layer of Maple Cream Cheese Frosting over the top of this aromatic cake before slicing, then serve with hot, spiced cider...

Our cocktail meatballs are cooked in a simple, flavorful sauce of canned tomatoes and dried herbs, no browning of the meat required. Make a batch of these on the weekend and enjoy during the week when a quick meal is needed.

While the nature of brown rice means that this dish takes longer to cook than standard risotto, it is well worth the wait. Feel free to adapt the recipe according to the seasonal produce available.

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