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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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Cranberries and pecans, two symbols of the fall harvest, work beautifully in these rich shortbread cookies. Serve them with strong black tea or coffee for an afternoon treat.

Frozen strawberries, blueberries and blackberries are perfect in this simple baked crisp. Use equal parts frozen berries and pitted cherries for delicious results, too.

Delicious served with rustic, country-style bread.

Fresh asparagus are a sure sign that spring is coming. This easy frittata makes a refreshingly light dinner or lunch. Or serve with biscuits or scones for brunch.

Banana Sundaes for breakfast? Well, it might not be exactly what you had in mind, but this power-packed "sundae" comes loaded with nuts and seeds for a filling and very yummy breakfast.

Who can resist a traditional hot Cuban sandwich with thinly sliced meats, pickles and melted cheese on perfectly pan-toasted bread? Our version is not quite traditional, but definitely delicious -- try piling on baby spinach, sliced red onion and roasted red...

Make this rich custard pie in the summer, when fresh, plump blueberries are at their best. Change up the flavor by adding 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon or 1 teaspoon lemon zest.

We love this non-traditional chili made with tomatillos, green chiles and white beans. The optional toppings add fresh color and bright flavor.

Silken tofu is a priceless ingredient when it comes to making smooth and creamy pies like this one. Vegan pumpkin pecan pie will stand up well on any holiday dessert buffet.

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