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Roasted Rainbow Cabbage

Roasted Rainbow Cabbage

Tis the season for red and green, but adding purple to the mix makes an especially festive dish when you’re cooking up cabbage. A cruciferous rainbow of color, these roasted strips are seasoned with sesame oil and toasted sesame seeds for subtle Asia ...
Sautéed Turnips with Rosemary

Sautéed Turnips with Rosemary

They look like potatoes, they cook like potatoes, but turnips trump your usual spuds in more ways than one. Compare a single cup of cubes: potatoes pack in 13.5 grams of carbs. Turnips? Only 4.2. Counting calories? You get 58 with potatoes, while tur ...
Sweet & Spicy Butternut Squash Cubes

Sweet & Spicy Butternut Squash Cubes

What dinner isn’t better with butternut squash on the side? Easy-peasy, these crispy, colorful cubes take less than 10 minutes to make and come out sweet and spicy, with a sprinkling of cinnamon and a pinch of cayenne. Just one cupful and you’ve cons ...
Poppy Seed Broccoli Slaw

Poppy Seed Broccoli Slaw

White cabbage coleslaw is so 1962! It’s time to try a broccoli-based version, which offers greater nutritional bang for the bunch (more potassium, magnesium and vitamins A and C). With this mayonnaise-free, gluten-free recipe, the new-age hambu ...
Healthy Lunch Recipe VIDEO: Millet Salad

Healthy Lunch Recipe VIDEO: Millet Salad

If you haven’t tried cooking with millet yet, what are you waiting for? It’s a great, high-protein grain that cooks up fluffy and light, in about 15 minutes. Easy to digest, millet is also a nice change of pace from ordinary rice or quino ...
Creamy Basil Sweet Potato Salad

Creamy Basil Sweet Potato Salad

Potato salad – it’s the preferred side dish of backyard barbeques, potlucks and warm-weather celebrations. But instead of the old egg-mayo-potato combination, why not change things up by bringing this sweet, spicy and flavorful creation t ...