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Red Quinoa & Black-Eyed Pea Salad

Red Quinoa & Black-Eyed Pea Salad

If you’re new to quinoa and don’t care for the “plain” flavor, give red quinoa a try before you give up on this healthy grain. Red quinoa has a slightly bolder, nuttier taste that pairs perfectly with milder vegetables and be ...
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 ...
Mashed Sweet Potato Blossoms

Mashed Sweet Potato Blossoms

Who would’ve thought mashed sweet potatoes could get any better? You get all the flavor and a fun new look when your favorite creamy orange spuds are spun into bite-sized blossoms  in this easy recipe. Simply drop dollops onto a sheet  to make ...
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 ...
Creamy Butternut Squash & Spinach Casserole

Creamy Butternut Squash & Spinach Casserole

A creamy casserole made without heavy cream””now that’s something to be thankful for! Seasonal squash and baby spinach star in this healthy, hearty side dish that’s perfect for holiday dinners or any night of the week. Short on time ...