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Hasselback Eggplant Parmesan

Hasselback Eggplant Parmesan

Hasselback Eggplant Parmesan Ingredients 1 cup prepared low-sodium marinara sauce 4 small eggplants (about 6 inches long; 1¾ pounds total) 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil plus 2 teaspoons, divided 4 ounces fresh mozzarella, thinly sliced into 12 pieces ¼ cup prepared pesto ½ cup whole-wheat panko breadcrumbs 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese 1 tablespoon chopped…

Vegan Cashew Sauce

Vegan Cashew Sauce

Creamy Vegan Cashew Sauce Ingredients 3/4 cup raw cashews ½ cup water ¼ cup packed fresh parsley leaves 1 tablespoon lemon juice or cider vinegar 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil ½ teaspoon reduced-sodium tamari sauce ¼ teaspoon salt Directions Combine cashews, water, parsley, lemon juice (or vinegar), oil, tamari and salt in a blender. Puree,…

Adobo Chicken & Kale Enchiladas

Adobo Chicken & Kale Enchiladas

Adobo Chicken & Kale Enchiladas Ingredients 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 8 cups chopped kale ¼ cup water 2 cups shredded or diced cooked chicken 1 teaspoon ground cumin ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon ground pepper 1 (10 ounce) can red enchilada sauce (1¼ cups) ¼ cup sour cream 2-3 tablespoons minced chipotles in adobo…

Beef & Watercress Maki Rolls

Beef & Watercress Maki Rolls

Beef & Watercress Maki Rolls Ingredients 10 medium-thick slices deli roast beef (just under 1 pound) 1 5-ounce container herb & garlic creamy cheese spread, such as Boursin 3 cups watercress, trimmed ¾ cup julienned cucumber ½ medium red bell pepper, julienned ½ medium yellow bell pepper, julienned Cracked black pepper to taste Directions Place…

Greek Fava with Grilled Squid

Greek Fava with Grilled Squid

Greek Fava with Grilled Squid Ingredients ¾ cup yellow split peas 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1 small red onion, finely chopped 2 cups vegetable broth, or water, plus more as needed 12 ounces squid, cleaned ¾ teaspoon salt, divided ¼ teaspoon freshly ground pepper, plus more to taste 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2…

Vegan Scalloped Potatoes

Vegan Scalloped Potatoes

Vegan Scalloped Potatoes Ingredients 1½ pounds Yukon Gold potatoes, cut into ¼-inch slices 1½ pounds sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into ¼-inch slices 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 1 teaspoon salt, divided ½ teaspoon white or black pepper, divided ½ teaspoon garlic powder 1 small onion, finely chopped (about 1 cup) 3 tablespoons all-purpose…

Chicken & Sun Dried Tomato Orzo

Chicken & Sun Dried Tomato Orzo

Chicken & Sun Dried Tomato Orzo Ingredients 8 ounces orzo, preferably whole-wheat 1 cup water ½ cup chopped sun-dried tomatoes, (not oil-packed), divided 1 plum tomato, diced 1 clove garlic, peeled 3 teaspoons chopped fresh marjoram, divided 1 tablespoon red-wine vinegar 2 teaspoons plus 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil, divided 4 boneless, skinless chicken breasts,…

Green Chile Turkey Burger

Green Chile Turkey Burger

Green Chile Turkey Burger Ingredients 1 pound 93%-lean ground turkey 3 tablespoons finely chopped fresh cilantro 1 scallion, minced 2 teaspoons chili powder 1 teaspoon ground cumin ½ teaspoon sea salt ½ teaspoon ground pepper 4 green chiles, such as Hatch, New Mexico or poblano 4 slices pepper Jack cheese (about 1 ounce each) 2…

Spatchcock Turkey with Sage and Thyme

Spatchcock Turkey with Sage and Thyme

Spatchcock Turkey with Sage & Thyme Ingredients 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme 1 tablespoon chopped fresh sage 1½ teaspoons salt 1 teaspoon ground pepper 1 12-pound turkey, giblets removed 2 lemons, sliced Directions Preheat oven to 450°F. Combine oil, thyme, sage, salt and pepper in a small bowl. Trim any…

Fennel & Meyer Lemon Stuffed Salmon

Fennel & Meyer Lemon Stuffed Salmon

Fennel & Meyer Lemon Salmon Ingredients 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 2 large shallots, thinly sliced 1 large fennel bulb, halved, cored and thinly sliced, fronds reserved for garnish 2 teaspoons kosher salt, divided 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 5- to 6-pound whole salmon, cleaned, scaled and fins clipped 1 teaspoon ground pepper 3-4…

Salsa Rojo

Salsa Rojo

Salsa Rojo Ingredients 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 cup diced onion 2 medium chile peppers, such as poblano, New Mexico or Anaheim, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1½ pounds tomatoes, diced (about 4½ cups) 1 tablespoon ancho chili powder, or chili powder 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper, or…

Guacamole

Guacamole

Guacamole Ingredients 4 ripe avocados ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro ⅓ cup finely chopped red onion ¼ cup lime or lemon juice 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil ½ teaspoon fine sea salt Ground pepper to taste Directions Mash avocados in a medium bowl. Add cilantro, onion, lime (or lemon) juice, oil, salt and pepper and…

Spiced CornBread

Spiced CornBread

Spiced CornBread Ingredients 1 1/4 cup – cornmeal, yellow 1 cup – flour, whole wheat 1 tablespoon – baking powder 3/4 teaspoon – cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon – ginger, ground 1/4 teaspoon – cloves, ground 1 teaspoon – salt 1 cup – buttermilk 2 large – egg 1/2 cup – honey 1/2 cup – coconut oil Directions Preheat oven to 350 degrees and…

Homemade Eggnog

Homemade Eggnog

Homemade Eggnog Ingredients 6 large – egg, yolk 1/3 cup – maple syrup, pure 3 cup – milk 1/2 teaspoon – nutmeg 1/4 teaspoon – cinnamon 1 teaspoon – vanilla extract Directions Whisk eggs, maple syrup, and milk in a medium saucepan, and then place on a burner over medium heat. Whisk regularly until the mixture reaches 160*…

Korean BBQ Ribs

Korean BBQ Ribs

Korean BBQ Ribs Ingredients Ribs 1 large Asian pear or 2 firm ripe pears, peeled and grated 3 cloves garlic, grated 3 tablespoons reduced-sodium tamari 2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil 1 tablespoon packed brown sugar 2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger ¼ teaspoon ground pepper 6 bone-in flanken-cut beef short ribs (about 1½ pounds), trimmed For…

Garlic-Parmesan Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Garlic-Parmesan Roasted Pumpkin Seeds

Garlic-Parmesan Roasted Pumpkin Seeds Ingredients 2 cups pumpkin seeds ⅓ cup grated Parmesan cheese 1 teaspoon garlic powder ½ teaspoon salt 1 egg white, beaten until frothy Directions Preheat oven to 300°F. Spread pumpkin seeds in one layer on a large rimmed baking sheet. Roast, stirring once, for 40 minutes. Meanwhile, combine Parmesan, garlic powder…

Spaghetti Squash Lasagna

Spaghetti Squash Lasagna

Spaghetti Squash Lasagna Ingredients 1 2½- to 3-pound spaghetti squash, halved lengthwise and seeded 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 bunch broccolini, chopped 4 cloves garlic, minced ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper (optional) 2 tablespoons water 1 cup shredded part-skim mozzarella cheese, divided ¼ cup shredded Parmesan cheese, divided ¾ teaspoon Italian seasoning ½ teaspoon…

Sunrise Smoothie

Sunrise Smoothie

Sunrise Smoothie Ingredients 1½ cups seeded, cut-up watermelon 1 cup cut-up cantaloupe ½ cup plain Greek yogurt ¼ cup orange juice Small wedges cantaloupe and/or watermelon (optional) Directions Place the 1½ cups watermelon in a blender. Cover and blend until smooth. Divide watermelon puree between two 12-ounce glasses; set aside. Rinse out blender. In blender,…

Vegan Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies

Vegan Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies

Vegan Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies INGREDIENTS 1 cup spelt flour 1/2 cup old-fashioned oats 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon sea salt pinch of ground nutmeg 3/4 cup pumpkin purée (not pumpkin pie filling) 1 cup sucanat (or other raw, natural sugar) 1/4 cup extra-virgin coconut oil 1/2 tablespoon ground flaxseed 1…

Skillet Apple Chicken Thighs

Skillet Apple Chicken Thighs

Skillet Apple Chicken Thighs Ingredients 1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil, divided 4 (4-oz.) skinless, boneless chicken thighs 3/4 teaspoon kosher salt, divided 3/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper, divided 1/2 cup unsalted chicken stock (such as Swanson) 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 1 tablespoon chopped fresh sage 1 1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh rosemary 2 medium apples,…