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Tangy Chickpea & Fennel Salad

Tangy Chickpea & Fennel Salad

Calling all chickpea lovers! We’re big fans of this lovely legume in my house, but that doesn’t mean we’re scooping our way through bowl after bowl of hummus each week. Although they’re perfect in everyone’s favorite creamy dip, chickpeas – also know ...
Warm Lentils & Roasted Vegetables with Halloumi

Warm Lentils & Roasted Vegetables with Halloumi

Have you heard of halloumi? Popular in British cooking, this unique cheese (pronounced huh-LOO-mee) is made from a mixture of sheep and goat’s milk and tastes somewhat like feta, with a surprisingly sturdy quality that makes it great for grilling or ...
Low-Carb Cauliflower Mashed “Potatoes”

Low-Carb Cauliflower Mashed “Potatoes”

Olive oil instead of butter. Stevia swapped in for sugar. Chia seeds to replace eggs. There are endless cooking hacks to turn traditionally unhealthy dishes into something better for you. If you’re kicking carbs to the curb in 2015, consider le ...
Roasted Cinnamon-Crunch Butternut Squash

Roasted Cinnamon-Crunch Butternut Squash

Don’t be fooled by its sturdy skin, bulky size and odd appearance. Butternut squash is one of winter’s most nutritious gems, and it’s easier to prepare than most people think. In fact, you can keep carving out of the equation until after it’s cooked. ...
Easy Sesame-Peanut Broccoli Slaw

Easy Sesame-Peanut Broccoli Slaw

It’s a salad. It’s a side dish. Throw in chopped chicken and it’s easily an entrée. You won’t find a slaw as versatile as this. And with traditional cabbage replaced by a sturdier broccoli slaw, it keeps longer in your refrigerator, sealed and stewin ...
Warming Turmeric-Ginger Rice

Warming Turmeric-Ginger Rice

With its bright yellow color and exotic, warming flavor, turmeric is a spice that adds excitement — not to mention healthy benefits — to any dish. Curries probably come to mind, but don’t think your cooking has to get complicated to showc ...