Say Yes to Yeast

Say Yes to Yeast

Q. I keep seeing recipes that call for nutritional yeast. What is this ingredient and is it healthy? A. Powdery in texture and savory in flavor, nutritional yeast is a deactivated yeast, and vegans have been gobbling it up for years as a pasta topper ...
Peanut Buttercup Protein Pancakes

Peanut Buttercup Protein Pancakes

Buttercup squash is the adorable dark-green vegetable that’s often mistaken for a small pumpkin. Yet, it tastes nothing like a pumpkin. This winter squash is more nutty and a whole lot creamier. It’s also loaded with nutrients, including ...
Creamy Pumpkin Pasta

Creamy Pumpkin Pasta

This recipe combines nonfat Greek yogurt with organic pumpkin puree and whole-wheat pasta for a creamy, decadent dinner that’s surprisingly low-fat and cooks in under 15 minutes. The ingredients below are for a single serving; simply multiply t ...
Balsamic Veggie Couscous Salad

Balsamic Veggie Couscous Salad

If leafy greens leave you longing for more, this hearty (yet not heavy) salad is going to hit the spot. Crisp, colorful veggies come together with couscous  for a nutrient-packed, low-cal lunch or dinner side dish that’s as healthy as it is tas ...
Sweet & Savory Brussels Sprouts

Sweet & Savory Brussels Sprouts

The bitterness of Brussels sprouts screams, “Char me!” — so do it. Be warned, though, that this garlic-roasted recipe doesn’t call for olive oil. Instead, you’ll be delighted by a secret sauce. The flavor combo creates a ...
Vegan Pumpkin Custard

Vegan Pumpkin Custard

It’s that time of year again””pumpkin season! Everywhere you look, there’s a pumpkin temptation lurking around the corner. Whether it’s pumpkin baked goods or a fancy coffee concoction, the one thing these treats have in commo ...
Sweet Balsamic Fennel Salad

Sweet Balsamic Fennel Salad

You might know fennel for its flavorful seeds, often embedded in breads (think: rye) and sausages. But the underground bulb of this versatile veggie is another edible part with spicy-sweet taste that’s enjoyed cooked or raw””such as in th ...