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Balsamic Veggie Couscous Salad

Balsamic Veggie Couscous Salad

If leafy greens leave you longing for more, this hearty (yet not heavy) salad is going to hit the spot. Crisp, colorful veggies come together with couscous  for a nutrient-packed, low-cal lunch or dinner side dish that’s as healthy as it is tas ...
Cranberry-Walnut Relish

Cranberry-Walnut Relish

Want to dazzle family and friends this Thanksgiving with a tart, rich cranberry side dish that makes turkey taste more succulent and brings out the savory goodness of stuffing, corn soufflés and other starchy fare? Then look no further than this qui ...
Apple-Pecan Chickpea Salad

Apple-Pecan Chickpea Salad

Crisp, sweet apples and chewy chopped pecans add autumn flavor and plenty of mouth-pleasing texture to this vegan chickpea salad. Serve as is on a bed of baby spinach, with crackers as a dip or tucked into a whole wheat tortilla for a wholesome wrap. ...
Sweet Potato Fries

Sweet Potato Fries

French fries with zero grams of fat? That’s the magic of oven-baking and using creative, healthy substitutions for the usual heavy oils. In this recipe, sweet potato wedges are tossed with pure vanilla and a light sprinkling of cinnamon, then b ...
Autumn Roasted Squash

Autumn Roasted Squash

Roasting acorn squash is a quick-and-easy way to prepare this mild and slightly-sweet, orangish-yellow “veggie” (which, like pumpkin, is technically a fruit). Just cut into wedges, prep with agave nectar and cinnamon and bake for about 2 ...
Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

Roasted Cherry Tomatoes

Mini anything is fun””but with tiny tomatoes, you get big benefits in addition to the cute, little size. Each red round is loaded with lycopene, a potent antioxidant, plus protein, fiber and plenty of good-for-you vitamins and minerals. Tired o ...
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 ...