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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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Try serving these game-day nachos, featuring black beans and blue corn tortilla chips, with shredded chicken, ground beef, or roasted bell peppers and onions on top. Serve with dollops of guacamole or lime wedges on the side.

Toasted coconut, stir-fried tropical fruits and a touch of fresh ginger make a fine topping for ice cream.

Parsnips, which look a bit like cream-colored carrots, add flavor and texture to otherwise traditional mashed potatoes. Stir in a handful of chopped green onions or grated cheddar cheese before serving, if you like.

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.

For an authentic taste to this classic Greek salad, also called Saláta Horiátiki, use Greek olive oil, Kalamata olives, sheep or goat's milk feta and fresh oregano.

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.

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...

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