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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This soup is simply made from pantry staples including vegetable broth, diced tomatoes, canned beans and dried pasta. Look to the freezer for some frozen spinach or other favorite vegetables to add. With a salad and bread, this makes a warming, healthful meal.

The marinade for this flavorful chicken comes together quickly in a blender or processor. While the chicken marinates, you have time to make salads and other accompaniments for the meal. You'll want to make this no-fuss dish a regular feature at your summer...

Prepare this salad ahead of time and serve chilled, if you like. Spoon into avocado halves and serve with whole wheat crackers for a refreshing lunch or dinner.

These meatballs are a common find in tapas bars all over Spain. Wet your hands before forming the meatballs to keep the pork mixture from sticking to them.

Quorn is a delicious alternative protein and meat substitute, available in various flavors. If you like, use any meat-free cutlet as a substitute and use your favorite jarred or fresh pasta sauce, too.

The sweet and tangy dressing for this coleslaw also makes a wonderful all-purpose dressing for any salad. Turn this dish into a vegetarian main course by tossing in some cubed baked tofu.

Spicy poblano peppers join red and green bell peppers to add zing and flavor to this traditional recipe. If your cornbread is extremely fresh, allow it to dry out a bit before using.

Arepas, or corn cakes, are popular in South American countries like Venezuela and Colombia where they are typically served warm with meats and stews. They're a perfect accompaniment to chili. This updated version gains extra flavor from cumin and vegetable broth...

Carrots, parsnips, kale and sweet potatoes combine with kidney beans, chickpeas and millet to make a hearty meal. Vary the vegetables, selecting your seasonal favorites for this flavorful garden medley.

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