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No-Bake Almond Butter Bites

No-Bake Almond Butter Bites

Need dessert, quick? These no-bake almond butter bites are about as easy as it gets””just mix the ingredients, form into balls and freeze. When set, dunk in melted dark chocolate for a layer of extra “Mmmmmm”! You get double the nu ...
Ginger Bok Choy Stir-Fry

Ginger Bok Choy Stir-Fry

Bok choy is big when it comes to nutrition””you get more than 100%  of the recommended daily intake of vitamin A with just one cup! Also packed with vitamin C and calcium, this stalky, celery look-alike belongs to the cabbage family and sometim ...
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 ...
The Egg Test

The Egg Test

If you’ve ever hardboiled eggs then tucked some back into the refrigerator’s egg  tray to use later, you might be familiar with this dilemma: how do you know if an egg is raw or cooked? Before you tap, tap, tap on a shell and end up with ...
Morning Mango Smoothie

Morning Mango Smoothie

Sick of strawberry? Bored by banana? Try a fruit with flair, not to mention notable nutritional benefits, with this naturally sweet, energizing smoothie. A symbol of love in India, and the inspiration behind that squiggly print we call paisley, mango ...
Creamy Cilantro Slaw Salad

Creamy Cilantro Slaw Salad

Kick heavy mayo to the curb! This coleslaw’s creaminess comes from Greek yogurt, a lower-fat dressing alternative that makes this quick side dish a pleasantly nutritious picnic addition. For your mixed greens, pick colorful cabbage or go with a ...
Grilled Eggplant

Grilled Eggplant

Don’t be sad summer’s over””celebrate the good times you’ve had by firing up the grill for a “final run of the season” this Labor Day. Make the menu veggie-friendly with hearty grilled eggplant, dipped in olive oi ...