Easy Zucchini and Tomato Bake

Recipes

Hearty lentils offer meatless satisfaction in this reinterpretation of a childhood favorite. Serve on toasted whole wheat buns or use as a filling in corn tortillas. Either way, prepare to get a little messy!

Using canned lump crab meat makes this an affordable meal. Serve with a tossed salad or bowl of soup.

Full of holiday flavor, this easy vegetable risotto-style dish makes the perfect centerpiece for your Thanksgiving meal.

This unusual gravy gets wonderful depth of flavor and natural sweetness from roasted garlic and parsnip. You can prepare it up to three days ahead, refrigerate it and reheat it just before serving.

Firm, flavorful mushroom varieties like cremini, portobello, shiitake and oyster are ideal for this delicious vegan recipe. It’s excellent served over barley.

This lightened-up version of a Tex-Mex favorite is ideal for cooler weather, flavored with rich pumpkin and spicy tomatoes. Serve with tortilla chips or raw veggies for dipping.

Tucked away in a versatile cake, shredded carrots and parsnips are the secret to keeping this rich treat dense and moist, without being decadent.

This elegant, simple preparation for beef tenderloin is a classic. To serve a larger crowd, simply double the oil-herb rub and roast an entire beef tenderloin (3 1/2 to 4 lbs.), cut crosswise into two pieces.

A whole head of cauliflower can be sliced to create several large “steaks.” Roasting these cauliflower steaks along with the remaining florets is a fun and different way to enjoy this favorite seasonal vegetable.

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Looking to cut down on fat and calories? Cooking food in a packet is one of the best ways to keep the flavor locked in and cleanup couldn't be easier.

Fun to make, a delight to the eyes and absolutely yummy, this jelly roll-style cake is a holiday favorite.

Cremini mushrooms, pumpkin, lentils, herbs and feta cheese are piled on a hearty wheat pastry and baked, yielding a satisfying vegetable pie. Serve with a simple green salad, if you like.

To makeover for this traditional holiday favorite, we replaced the powdered orange drink mix and sweetened powdered tea with orange juice and black tea. Whole spices and some sugar add just the right warmth and sweetness.

Thanks to the reader who sent in the recipe for this pasta dish full of bright and unexpected flavors. She says, "My kids and I can whip this up in ten minutes! They love to take it for lunch." Sounds like a great idea to us.

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.

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.

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