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Cranberry & Apple Wild Rice Salad

Cranberry & Apple Wild Rice Salad

Sweet potatoes? Check. Green bean casserole? Check. Stuffing? Ready to go. Are your Thanksgiving side dishes a little too… predictable? This holiday is all about tradition, but there’s no reason why a healthy variation couldn’t be welcomed to y ...
Sautéed Cashew-Coconut Squash

Sautéed Cashew-Coconut Squash

The season of squash is upon us. Butternut, spaghetti, acorn, kabocha—they’re oddly shaped, brightly colored and bursting with nourishing nutrients. But if you don’t know how to cook these tempting end-of-year fruits, you’ll probably push your cart r ...
Mediterranean Wild Rice Pilaf

Mediterranean Wild Rice Pilaf

Filling your plate with fruits and veggies, whole grains, legumes and nuts – and replacing unhealthy choices like butter with olive oil, or salt with herbs and spices – is what the Mediterranean Diet is all about. But when it’s time for dinner, how d ...
Greek Garbanzo Bean & Veggie Salad

Greek Garbanzo Bean & Veggie Salad

The humble chickpea has no problem being sprinkled on a bed of greens as a protein add-on, but why not let this lovely legume star in your next salad? This colorful creation comes with a Greek twist – loaded with olives, tomatoes and crumbled feta ch ...
Balsamic Caramelized Onions

Balsamic Caramelized Onions

Salsa may be America’s most popular condiment (beating even ketchup in sales!), but I’ll bet you a big, juicy (veggie) burger these caramelized onions would win any taste test for best topping. Caramelizing takes the ouch out of onions, turning them ...
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 ...