Tag Archives: Maura Knowles

Champagne Vinaigrette

Champagne Vinaigrette

No need to brace yourself for a loud popping sound. This champagne vinaigrette is made with champagne vinegar, a light-colored and crisp-flavored vinegar that’s slightly reminiscent of real champagne and makes a refreshing substitute for white wine v ...
Roasted Chipotle Sweet Potato Wedges

Roasted Chipotle Sweet Potato Wedges

You’ll forget all about white potato, deep-fried French fries with a stack of these spicy spuds next to your burger. Thick-cut sweet potato wedges are tossed with fresh lime juice and fiery chipotle pepper powder, then baked to a crispy-chewy finish ...
Spicy Avocado-Horseradish Spread

Spicy Avocado-Horseradish Spread

If you’re in the mood for mild, move on. This recipe is for the more adventurous sandwich maker, craving a kicked-up spread to slather on in place of boring butter or bland mayonnaise. It starts subdued, with a creamy mashed avocado and a splash of f ...
Chipotle-Cilantro Vinaigrette Dressing

Chipotle-Cilantro Vinaigrette Dressing

A pepper made popular by a big burrito chain, the chipotle is a fiery little jalapeño that’s left on the vine until it’s fully ripened. It’s then picked, smoked and ground into a rich, red powder that can be used to spice up dressings, sauces, soups ...
Crisp Spiced Radish Chips

Crisp Spiced Radish Chips

Move over potatoes—a chip-worthy competitor is stepping up to the stove. The next time you’re craving crunch, bake up a batch of fresh radish slices. With a little spice and just 30 minutes of time, you’ve got a creative healthy snack packed with vit ...
Vegan Cheezy Dijon Dip

Vegan Cheezy Dijon Dip

What’s your hot pretzel preference—do you like to dip yours in cheese, or are you more of a dunk-in-mustard type? Why not enjoy the best of both worlds, not just with braided bread, but also crackers, veggies, sandwiches and wraps? This Cheezy Dijon ...
Raw Chili-Mint Zucchini Salad

Raw Chili-Mint Zucchini Salad

Not sure if a raw diet is right for you? This salad may sway your decision. Thin ribbons of zucchini are marinated in a mixture of tangy rice vinegar and lime juice, then seasoned with spicy chili flakes and cooling mint leaves for a zesty, refreshin ...