Cheesy Cauliflower Poppers

Cheesy Cauliflower Poppers

Poppers made with peppers are spicy, deep fried and stuffed with gooey, melted cheese. For a lighter, milder, hot-from-the-oven snack, try these  creative veggie  bites. Crunchy chunks of cauliflower are tossed with olive oil and herbs, then coated w ...
Butternut Squash & Pomegranate Quinoa

Butternut Squash & Pomegranate Quinoa

Light, fluffy and full of flavor, quinoa cooks up a lot like rice, yet it’s richer in flavor (with a hint of nuttiness) and packs in more protein, fiber, iron, magnesium and other big-name minerals than a serving of your favorite brown grain. T ...
Vegan “Cheezy” Mashed Cauliflower

Vegan “Cheezy” Mashed Cauliflower

The king of cruciferous veggies, cauliflower lands dip-side in raw, crunchy chunks more often than not. But there’s another way this white, flowery favorite can be enjoyed. After a light steam, blend it with dairy-free cashew cheese and simple ...
Colorful Red Quinoa and Avocado Salad

Colorful Red Quinoa and Avocado Salad

My husband’s number one complaint about salads is that “they’re not filling!” Luckily, he was pretty pleased when I planted this one on the table — because the main ingredient, red quinoa, is a complete protein and is al ...
Baked Parsnip French Fries

Baked Parsnip French Fries

Don’t the let bad news about French fries get you down. Burgers and sandwiches don’t have to be served solo! Just pick parsnips over potatoes and bake rather than fry. These root vegetables look like white carrots and taste a bit like the ...
Thanksgiving Meatloaf Cupcakes

Thanksgiving Meatloaf Cupcakes

I’ve noticed a trend among my brood on Thanksgiving: the adults will drool over the usual, traditional fare””turkey, gravy, vegetables, potatoes””but the kids pick at their plates and save their appetites and enthusiasm for dessert. ...
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 ...