Easy Zucchini and Tomato Bake

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These whole wheat crêpes are filled with smoked salmon and topped with a creamy mixture of peas and dill. Matzoh fans can make a rustic version of these crêpes using matzoh meal; matzoh crêpes are very tender, so flip them carefully.

This crunchy granola packed with sweet fruits and nuts is a delicious way to celebrate Passover, but it’s also tasty enough to turn to year-round. It’s great for breakfast, and also try it as an alternative to trail mix.

This easy, impressive roast is perfect for a celebratory meal. If you like, you can make the mint sauce up to a day ahead of time; just let it come to room temperature before serving.

Peas, asparagus and touch of cream and dill make this soup perfectly festive for spring. It’s excellent served hot, and you can also enjoy it chilled.

This version of the Passover classic is packed with the bright flavors of pistachios, sweet apricots and pomegranate. Charoset is traditionally served with matzoh, but it’s also delicious as a condiment in sandwiches or as a filling for endive leaves.

Use this light and delicious salad as a sandwich filling or serve alongside slices of fresh mango. Add more veggies if you like: diced red bell pepper or thinly sliced cooked asparagus are colorful additions.

Elegant and comforting, these fresh strawberry scones are ideal for spring brunches and Mother’s Day gifting. We love the herb-flecked lemon glaze on the scones, but feel free to skip it for an equally delicious traditional treat.

Give the gift of DIY flavored sea salt to your favorite cook. Pick one flavor or put together a sample pack of several kinds. Sprinkle on roasted meats or vegetables, use in marinades or add pinches to soups and stews.

Baking halibut (or any fish for that matter) in parchment paper packets is a fantastic way to create a tender, moist fillet with no added fat. Serve over a simple whole grain pilaf or alongside steamed spinach.

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Perfect for families with different tastes (i.e. picky eaters), each person makes their dinner exactly the way they want it. No hassles.

These vegan treats are perfect with a light spreading of fruit-sweetened raspberry jam instead of frosting.

These fragrant sweets are perfect for packing in lunches. For a fun spin, add 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom to the batter when you add the cinnamon, nutmeg and cloves.

Secret Ingredient: Avocados

Cold soups like this one are welcome refreshers in the summer months. Garnish with a bit of crumbled feta or goat cheese, if you like. To lighten the soup, substitute low-fat sour cream for regular.

Miso, typically made from fermented soybeans, is a powerful flavoring in soups. Its rich, salty flavor is highlighted best in miso soup, this hearty version of which is made with a generous amount of ginger and garlic.

Joe from Louisiana sent us this recipe for a walnut and chickpea dip brightened with fresh herbs and citrus juice. Think hummus, with the richness supplied by walnuts instead of sesame. Spread on crostini, toasted pita or rounds of English cucumber.

Tender lamb seasoned with cilantro, cinnamon, ginger and saffron joins chickpeas, dates, oranges and almonds in this classic Moroccan dish. "Tagine" refers to slowly simmered meat, fish and vegetable dishes that have both a sweet and savory flavor.

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