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Recipes

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.

This salad showcases cool-season ingredients such as kale, endive, lemons and mandarins. Garnish it with pomegranate seeds or toasted pumpkin seeds if you like.

Toss with cubes of tofu or diced turkey just before serving, if you like.

Crisp and refreshing, this cocktail made with fresh pineapple, rosemary, sparking wine and ginger ale is soon to be your go-to holiday drink. To release its fragrance, gently crush a rosemary sprig in your palm to garnish each glass.

This light and fresh, no-cook appetizer can also be served in small romaine leaves or lettuce cups.

Turn the classic kids' sandwich into whole wheat muffins with a sweet center. We love these muffins with standard grape jelly and strawberry jam, but try plum and rhubarb, too. For a nut-free version, swap peanut butter for sunflower seed butter.

Warm fall spices and slightly sweet sherry vinegar coat this delicious mixture of cubed sweet potatoes and pears. The flavors of this healthy side dish will complement any holiday roast.

Creamy, delicately spiced and garnished with a red grape, this is a quick and festive, last-minute appetizer, but it's even better when you make the crab mixture a day ahead.

The parsley in these treats makes them a secret breath freshener for your pooch; substitute dried mint for half of the parsley, if you like.

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This classic and versatile recipe is a perfect once-a-week meal. Serve the tender chicken along with the root vegetables and flavorful broth. Any leftover broth can be used within a few days or frozen to make stews, soups or sauces.

A hand-crafted dressing of ginger, miso, tahini (sesame paste) and lemon adds a creamy balance to organic baby spinach, mizuna, red and green Chard and red mustard greens. Tangy daikon radish, sweet carrots and crisp scallions complete this Asian delight.

Grilling summer vegetables gives them a smoky sophistication we don't often associate with zucchini and yellow squash. Pile the veggies on top of crisp whole wheat tortillas for an easy seasonal feast.

Simple to prepare, colorful and flavorful, this salad combines fresh sweet corn, tender black beans, crisp red peppers and zesty cilantro in a simple rice vinegar dressing.

Enjoy this sweet and peppery beef with baked sweet potatoes or roasted broccoli. Leftover beef makes great roast beef sandwiches.

Tropical flavors come together with eye-catching results in this bright salad. Red sea salt from Hawaii pairs perfectly with sweet-tart orange and creamy avocado, but any finishing salt will yield a fine salad.

These veggie-stuffed cupcakes are great after school snacks, but work just as well for fancy birthday treats, too.

Serve these with something green to balance out the meal and remember that ketchup does not count as a vegetable!

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

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