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Vegetarian Pressed Italian Sandwich

Vegetarian Pressed Italian Sandwich

Vegetarian Pressed Italian Sandwich Ingredients 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 3 lengthwise slices eggplant (about ½-inch thick) Pinch of coarse kosher salt 1 14-ounce loaf ciabatta bread, preferably whole-wheat ½ cup prepared or homemade drained giardiniera relish 2 teaspoons red-wine vinegar 1 small clove garlic, minced 3 ounces sliced provolone cheese ½ cup drained…

Peach Caprese Skewers

Peach Caprese Skewers

Peach Caprese Skewers Ingredients 1 medium peach, sliced ½ cup cherry tomatoes ¼ cup baby mozzarella balls 4 fresh basil leaves Directions Thread peach slices, tomatoes, mozzarella balls and basil alternately onto skewers.

Salmon with Fennel & Couscous

Salmon with Fennel & Couscous

Salmon with Fennel & Couscous Ingredients 1 lemon 1¼ pounds salmon, skinned and cut into 4 portions ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon ground pepper 4 tablespoons sun-dried tomato pesto, divided 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided 2 medium fennel bulbs, cut into ½-inch wedges; fronds reserved 1 cup Israeli couscous, preferably whole-wheat 3 scallions, sliced…

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie

Pumpkin Pie Smoothie Ingredients 1 medium frozen banana ½ cup unsweetened almond milk or other nut milk ⅓ cup plain whole-milk Greek yogurt ⅓ cup canned pumpkin puree ⅛ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice 1-2 teaspoons pure maple syrup Directions Place banana, almond milk (or other nut milk), yogurt, pumpkin puree, pumpkin pie spice and maple…

Goulash Soup

Goulash Soup

Goulash Soup Ingredients 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 medium onion, diced 1 medium green bell pepper, diced 1 medium red bell pepper, diced 12 ounces beef sirloin, trimmed and cut into ½-inch pieces 1 tablespoon Hungarian paprika 1 teaspoon dried marjoram 1 teaspoon caraway seeds, lightly crushed ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon ground pepper…

Juniper Marinated Bison Steak

Juniper Marinated Bison Steak

Juniper Marinated Bison Steak Ingredients ¼ cup extra-virgin olive oil ¼ cup balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil 2 tablespoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons reduced-sodium tamari 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon juniper berries, crushed 1 tablespoon honey 2 teaspoons crushed red pepper 1 teaspoon kosher salt 2 pounds bison or beef flank steak,…

French Beef Stew

French Beef Stew

French Beef Stew Ingredients 2 cups fresh basil leaves ½ cup grated Parmesan cheese 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided 2 tablespoons bottled minced garlic 1 pound lean beef stew meat, trimmed of fat, cut into ½-inch pieces 2 cups chopped onions 1 pound roma tomatoes, chopped 2 cups diced red potatoes 1 cup diced carrot…

Smoked Salmon & Goat Cheese Flagel

Smoked Salmon & Goat Cheese Flagel

Smoked Salmon & Goat Cheese Flagel Ingredients ½ sesame flagel or bagel, toasted, if desired 2 tablespoons soft goat cheese 1½ ounces sliced smoked salmon 2 tablespoons microgreens 2 tablespoons thinly sliced red onion 1 teaspoon fresh dill Directions Spread flagel (or bagel) with goat cheese. Top with smoked salmon, microgreens, onion and dill.  

Strawberry Bruchetta

Strawberry Bruchetta

Strawberry Bruchetta Ingredients 4 thick slices whole-wheat bread 6 tablespoons light brown sugar 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest 2 teaspoons lemon juice 3 cups sliced or diced hulled strawberries 4 tablespoons mascarpone, (Italian cream cheese) Directions Toast bread in a toaster. Meanwhile, heat a large skillet over high heat. Add sugar, lemon zest and lemon…

Avocado Egg Salad Sandwich

Avocado Egg Salad Sandwich

Avocado Egg Salad Sandwich Ingredients ½ ripe avocado 1½ teaspoons lemon juice 1 teaspoon avocado oil 3 hard-boiled eggs, chopped ¼ cup finely chopped celery (about 1 stalk) 1 tablespoon snipped fresh chives ¼ teaspoon salt ⅛ teaspoon ground pepper 4 slices whole-wheat sandwich bread, toasted 2 leaves lettuce Directions Scoop the flesh from the…

Zucchini Lasagna Rolls

Zucchini Lasagna Rolls

Zucchini Lasagna Rolls Ingredients 3 large zucchini, trimmed (about 4 pounds) 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, divided ¼ teaspoon salt plus a pinch, divided 2 cups crushed tomatoes 1 teaspoon Italian seasoning 4 teaspoons minced garlic, divided ¼ teaspoon crushed red pepper 2½ cups part-skim ricotta cheese ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese ½ teaspoon ground…

Sweet Potato Tater Tot Nachos

Sweet Potato Tater Tot Nachos

Sweet Potato Tater Tot Nachos Ingredients 1 20-ounce bag frozen sweet potato tots 1 medium tomato, chopped 1 jalapeño pepper, minced 2 tablespoons lime juice 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro, plus more for garnish ¼ teaspoon salt ¼ cup sour cream 2 tablespoons water ½ teaspoon chili powder 1 cup rinsed, drained reduced-sodium black beans…

Dijon Vinegarette

Dijon Vinegarette

Dijon Vinegarette Ingredients ½ cup extra-virgin olive oil ¼ cup red-wine vinegar 2 teaspoons minced shallot 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard ¾ teaspoon salt Directions Combine oil, vinegar, shallot, mustard and salt in an 8-ounce mason jar. Shake vigorously until combined.

Tarragon – Walnut Vinegarette

Tarragon – Walnut Vinegarette

Tarragon-Walnut Vinegarette Ingredients ½ cup walnut oil ¼ cup champagne vinegar 2 teaspoons minced white onion 1 tablespoon chopped fresh tarragon 1 teaspoon honey ¾ teaspoon salt Directions Combine oil, vinegar, onion, tarragon, honey and salt in an 8-ounce mason jar. Shake vigorously until combined.

Chicken Shawarma with Yogurt Sauce

Chicken Shawarma with Yogurt Sauce

Chicken Shawarma with Yogurt Sauce Ingredients ¾ cup whole-milk plain yogurt, divided 1 small yellow onion, grated 2 tablespoons lemon juice, divided 3 cloves garlic, pressed or finely grated, divided 2 teaspoons ground coriander 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 teaspoon ground allspice 1 teaspoon ground pepper 1 teaspoon kosher salt, divided ½ teaspoon ground turmeric…

Coconut Chai Spiced Oatmeal

Coconut Chai Spiced Oatmeal

Coconut Chai Spiced Oatmeal Ingredients 1 cup water Pinch of salt, divided ½ cup old-fashioned rolled oats 3 tablespoons unsweetened coconut milk beverage 2 tablespoons toasted unsweetened coconut chips 2 teaspoons brown sugar ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon ⅛ teaspoon ground ginger Pinch of ground cardamom Pinch of ground pepper Directions Bring water and salt to…

Celery Root Colcannon

Celery Root Colcannon

Celery Root Colcannon Ingredients 1¼ pounds celery root, peeled and cut into ½-inch pieces 2 cloves garlic, peeled 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 3 cups thinly sliced green cabbage ¼ teaspoon salt plus a pinch, divided ½ cup reduced-fat milk, warmed 2 tablespoons butter, cut into small pieces ¼ teaspoon ground pepper 1 tablespoon chopped…

Whole Wheat Irish Soda Bread

Whole Wheat Irish Soda Bread

Whole Wheat Irish Soda Bread Ingredients 2 cups whole-wheat flour 2 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 2¼ cups buttermilk Directions Preheat oven to 450°F. Coat a baking sheet with cooking spray and sprinkle with a little flour. Whisk whole-wheat flour, all-purpose flour, baking soda and salt…

Banana-Nut Chocolate Chip Quick Bread

Banana-Nut Chocolate Chip Quick Bread

Banana-Nut Chocolate Chip Quick Bread Ingredients 1½ cups whole-wheat pastry flour or whole-wheat flour 1 cup all-purpose flour 1½ teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon ½ teaspoon baking soda ¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg ¼ teaspoon salt 2 large eggs 1 cup nonfat buttermilk ⅔ cup brown sugar 2 tablespoons butter, melted 2 tablespoons canola…

Shrimp Paulista

Shrimp Paulista

Shrimp Paulista Ingredients 2 pounds large shrimp, peeled and deveined 2 tablespoons lime juice ½ cup chopped fresh cilantro, divided 8 cloves garlic, minced, divided ½ teaspoon kosher salt, divided ½ teaspoon crushed red pepper, divided 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil Directions Place shrimp in a medium nonreactive bowl and toss with lime juice, ¼…