Easiest Lime Granita

Recipes

This refreshing smoothie packs a nutrient punch by combining leafy greens and herbs with cantaloupe, cucumber and almondmilk. We suggest sweetening it with a little honey, but you could also blend three or four pitted dried dates into the smoothie instead.

The fresh, bright flavor of this salad is a great way to introduce newbies to the wonders of seaweed. We suggest using a popular Southeast Asian combination of mint, basil and cilantro in the salad, but even using two of these varieties will give the salad complex...

These colorful rolls are terrific on their own, or you can make them heartier by adding an ounce or two of steamed shrimp, baked tofu or smoked salmon. Just don’t overload the wrap or you may find them difficult to roll.

This easy dish is both exotically flavored and wonderfully comforting. We suggest making about eight large balls or mounds of rice or 16 smaller one-bite ones. But you can also simply serve the rice in a bowl sprinkled with the spice mix.

Lamb shoulder braised in a simple mixture of chicken broth, lemon zest and juniper berries transforms into a fork-tender roast. The reduced cooking liquid provides a concentrated jus to keep lamb moist and warm and the roasted lemons add a bright note to...

Grapes are an unexpected treat when roasted until their juices are warm and concentrated. Here they add a sweet note to a sourdough bread pudding made rich with cream cheese.

Paiche, a firm and delicious fish from Peru, is native to the Amazonian Basin. Here we’ve paired thick fillets with a spicy avocado sauce and earthy greens spiked with garlic. 

This lemony quinoa salad starring roasted squash and fresh mint makes an aromatic summer side dish that’s perfect alongside grilled fish, chicken or pork chops. It’s hearty enough to serve as a lunch or light dinner—just add arugula or romaine to the plate.

Tender white beans give this soup rich texture and substance, while crisp apples add natural sweetness. Celery root, also known as celeriac, is the knobby, rough root of the celery plant. Once peeled, its flesh has a creamy white color and the bright herbaceous...

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This holiday table centerpiece, sweet on the outside and savory on the inside, makes a memorable main course. Encourage guests to eat the sliced oranges along with the ham since the roasting makes their peels tender and sweet.

Karen from Dallas made this dish for one of her favorite cooking teachers. "She paid me the compliment a student would hope to receive from their teacher by asking for the recipe." This healthy stir-fry combines tempeh, burdock root and whole grain pasta with...

This simple combination of leafy green lettuce, sweet red onion, sliced apples, roasted pecans and dried cherries tossed in raspberry vinaigrette can serve as a main lunch entrée or on the side in a more extravagant meal.

In these moist and tender pancakes, the cottage cheese adds quality calcium and protein. Serve with a bit of butter and maple syrup or, for a special treat, top with fig spread.

Sweet meets savory in this stunning salad. Dappled with goat's cheese and dark red roasted beets, this baby spinach side dish is lightly coated in a sherry walnut vinaigrette. Toasted walnuts add a tasty crunch and a burst of flavor.

Browning the bacon, chicken and vegetables briefly before adding them to the crock pot creates deep rich flavors in both the chicken and sauce. Serve with a crusty baguette or couscous. 

Hearty and rustic, this lamb loin is an impressive anchor for any menu. Bold red wine sauce balances the earthiness of mushrooms and lamb. Try this roast with steamed haricots verts (small green beans) and brown rice.

Quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah) is a high-protein, gluten-free ancient grain that cooks much like rice and has a texture similar to couscous. Combined with lemon, onions, wine, cashews and sundried tomatoes, you'll enjoy a carnival of flavors and textures.

Baby spinach leaves are adorned with sun-dried tomatoes, cranberries, pine nuts and avocado and then tossed with a fresh balsamic-lime dressing.

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