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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.

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.

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This hearty soup combines two lucky foods, black-eyed peas and collard greens, with vegetables and smoky ham. Enjoy on New Year's Day, or any day, for a satisfying, warming meal. Serve with thick slices of toasted crusty bread.

This bold green sauce comes together in a flash in the food processor. Garlic, capers and anchovy add complexity to a lively purée of parsley and basil. You'll have some salsa verde left over, so enjoy it on chicken, fish or vegetables as well as the beef in this...

This fragrant soup, with a foundation of vitamin-rich farro grain, will both satisfy your appetite and warm you up on a chilly winter day. This rare grain can easily be substituted with spelt, another ancient form of wheat that is more readily available.

Serve with a bowl of steamed edamame for a finger food that's nutritious and fun.

In this kid-friendly recipe, egg salad can be used instead of hummus, if you like.

Sautéed vegetables enhance your choice of russet or red potatoes in this casserole. Quickly prepare and pop in the oven to finish while getting the rest of your meal ready.

Use orange, yellow or green bell peppers instead of red, if you like.

Combining tropical papaya and kiwi with fresh berries and melon makes this fruit salad just right for a nutrient-rich dessert or a wonderful breakfast along with whole grain pancakes.

Skinless chicken breasts, marinated in balsamic vinegar and maple syrup, are grilled along with sweet onions and halved peaches, all crowned with fresh rosemary.

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