Sesame Sugar Snap Pea Salad

Sesame Sugar Snap Pea Salad

A cross between snow peas and garden peas, sugar snaps are a delightfully crunchy addition to stir-frys, Asian salads and light summer pastas. Rarely are these pods redeemed for their ability to stand alone as a five-star side dish, but they can̷ ...
Organic Lemon-Ginger Iced Green Tea

Organic Lemon-Ginger Iced Green Tea

When the days start getting longer and the thermometer begins to reach its breaking point, sometimes you just need to slow down and take a sip of something cool. Here in the South where I live now, that means reaching for a tall glass of iced tea  ...
Raw-Vegan Walnut “Meat” Balls

Raw-Vegan Walnut “Meat” Balls

Eating a plant-based diet doesn’t mean you have to miss out on former meat-dish favorites. From fake bacon to veggie dogs, quick-to-make “mock” products can be found in supermarket freezer cases everywhere today. But if you’re not a fan of soy, or yo ...
How to Roast Garlic Perfectly without Oil

How to Roast Garlic Perfectly without Oil

When you’re roasting a head of garlic, do you douse it in olive oil, smother it with salt and pepper and wrap it in chemical-ridden foil before placing it in the oven? That’s generally the accepted, old-fashioned procedure to roasting garlic, but let ...
Pan-Seared Potato Gnocchi

Pan-Seared Potato Gnocchi

Angel hair, rigatoni, farfalle—pasta comes in endless shapes and sizes, but it’s typically served the same way: on a plate, smothered in steaming red sauce. Of course, there are variations, but you might not find any more creative than this! Gnocchi, ...
Mashed Purple Sweet Potatoes

Mashed Purple Sweet Potatoes

Think sweet potatoes are always orange? Think again. With a similar, yet slightly more delicate flavor, purple yams – also known as Okinawan potatoes – are an ordinary-spuds substitute that surprise with more than their vibrant color. Packed with the ...
Oven-Baked Rainbow Beet Chips

Oven-Baked Rainbow Beet Chips

When crunchy cravings strike, chips are the first snack you reach for. But several scoops from the bag and you know you have to stop—all that salt and fat…and guilt! Comfort food shouldn’t cause discomfort, so bake a batch of these healthier crisps t ...