Easy Zucchini and Tomato Bake

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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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A nice change from the standard green salad, this crunchy jicama side dish incorporates chopped cucumber, freshly squeezed lime juice and a dash of salt and spice. The longer the salad sits, the more flavorful it becomes.

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.

Look for the best asparagus in the springtime. And brush the prosciutto with a bit of Dijon mustard for extra tanginess, if you like.

Top squares of this spiced cake, a perfect dessert for holiday meals and parties, with spoonfuls of whipped cream, if you like. The crystallized ginger gives them an extra punch.

Buttery, warm plantains delicately spiced with cinnamon, brown sugar and nutmeg nestle under the frozen yogurt of your choice. Lightly toasted almonds, whipped cream and a dusting of cocoa powder finish off this tropical split.

Curious about the connection between Hanukkah and latkes? Latke is the Yiddish word for pancakes. The latke draws its origin from the Ukrainian potato pancake. It is the dish most associated with Hanukkah in the United States since foods fried in oil have symbolic...

Roasted almonds and Chinese five-spice powder make tantalizing partners in these rich, subtly sweet cookies. Perfect with a cup of hot tea.

Chipotle chiles, which are simply smoked jalapeños, flavor this vegetarian chili. Serve bowls of the smoky stuff with squares of warm cornbread on the side to crumble on top.

These savory crisps are simple and irresistible, made from just two ingredients. If you like spice, add a pinch of cayenne, espelette or freshly cracked black pepper to the mixture before baking. Serve on the side of any crisp green salad or bowl of soup.

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