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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Take advantage of pears in season and try a new variety in this twist on a popular dish. A little sweet pear (or apple or dried fig) makes the dressing especially good.

Tart grapefruit becomes sweet and delicate when poached in a syrup of honey and warm spices. Serve with yogurt or fromage blanc for a delicious breakfast treat, or with vanilla ice cream for dessert.

Turn on the oven, whisk together a few spices and dinner is ready before you know it. Feel free to adjust the heat level of the seasonings to your liking. Serve with a simple grain pilaf and steamed greens.

Sweet honey, tangy vinegar and rich butter provide a balanced glaze for carrots. This dish makes a colorful accompaniment to roast beef or chicken.

Warm goat cheese, toasted almonds and cool greens combine for an easy and satisfying luncheon or light dinner.

A medley of herbs combine to make an intense green purée. A touch of butter and Parmesan soften the vivid herbal flavors and vegetables round out the dish. If you have leftover herb purée, toss it with cooked shrimp or chicken.

Perfect served with crusty bread. For a change, try warming the dressing in the same skillet you used to fry the bacon, then toss with the salad to gently wilt the spinach.

Apples, onions, fennel and garlic combine with chicken thighs, herbs and wine for a savory and satisfying entrée. Serve over rice, accompanied by a simple fall greens salad for a complete meal.

Raita, a cool cucumber and yogurt sauce, makes an ideal complement to warmly spiced lamb burgers.

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