No-Fry Fried Rice

Yum! I love this dish. Top with cilantro and fresh chile and you are good to go! Sometimes I also add Sriracha, because I’m an addict … don’t judge me. Recipe adapted from Carbolicious. Instructions 1) Give your rice a… Read more

Fava Bean Salad recipes

Also known as broad beans, fava beans are native to North Africa and parts of Asia. If you cook the dried bean, you have to remove the outer shell before eating them (so don’t feel guilty about buying canned!). Fava… Read more

Chickpea Chili on Baked Potatoes

At a deli one afternoon, I ordered a tomato-vegetable soup and a baked potato. When I received the two items, they looked like they belonged together, so I poured the soup right over the potato. The result? A tasty new… Read more

Summer Vegetable Soup

During the summer months, all of the vegetables in this soup can (and should!) be found fresh. Tomatoes, squash, and corn will be at their peak, and their fresh flavors will really shine through in this dish. From Forks Over Knives—The… Read more

“No-Tuna” Salad Sandwich recipes

This “no-tuna” salad gets extra tang and flavor from pickles and capers. Serve between two slices of your favorite hearty bread for a simple yet satisfying meal. From Minimalist Baker’s Everyday Cooking Instructions 1. Place the chickpeas in a mixing… Read more

Apple-Walnut Breakfast Bread

Slightly sweet, oil-free, and totally satisfying, this makes a great breakfast on the run. I know you want to eat it all in one sitting (I do, too), so to avoid that calorie splurge, cut it into single servings, wrap… Read more

Easy Summer Backyard BBQ Menu

Nothing says summer like outdoor cookouts, picnics, and relaxed backyard parties. This simple menu is colorful, delicious, and perfect for feeding a crowd. Spinach Artichoke Dip This crowd-pleasing spinach artichoke dip is made creamy with white beans. Make it in… Read more

Healthy Spinach Artichoke Dip

This healthy spinach artichoke dip is made creamy with white beans and is actually healthy enough as a dinner. Plus, your friends will beg for the recipe! From Garden Fresh Foodie Instructions: 1. Preheat the oven to 375°F. 2. Place… Read more

Easy Overnight Oats With Chia recipes

To get through those busy weeks, try this easy and healthy breakfast that you can make the night before. Instructions 1) Place oats, liquid, chia seeds, maple syrup, cinnamon, and vanilla into a 16-ounce mason jar or container of choice. Mix well…. Read more

Chocolate Chip Coconut Pancakes recipes

These pancakes are so simple and delicious, and they’re just as good for dessert as they are for breakfast! Plus, they freeze really well, so you can make an extra batch and freeze them. Use a large griddle so that… Read more

Chinese Noodles in Ginger Garlic Sauce recipes

This quick and flavorful dish can be made quicker still by using frozen veggies in place of the fresh. Chow mein or lo mein Asian noodles are good here, but it’s great with any other noodles, even spaghetti. From Forks… Read more

Green Bean and Mango Salad recipes

Whenever I go out for Thai food, I always order a mango salad—and I always wish it contained more greens than just a sprig or two of cilantro. This gluten-free salad fixes that with lots of green beans. Adapted from Greens… Read more

Spiced Sweet Potato Tacos recipes

These are a favorite of my friend Judy Micklewright’s six-year-old daughter, Becky, who could not stop eating them the first time I served them to her. The potato wedges make it easier to keep the stuffing in the tacos. From… Read more

“Nacho” Baked Potato

This recipe makes a great go-to meal for busy parents or people. It’s super-quick, super-easy, super-filling, and super-nutritious. All you need is a few minutes during your kid’s nap time, and—boom! You have a real meal to enjoy, and it… Read more

Festive Fourth of July Menu recipe

For a fun and festive Fourth of July menu that comes together quickly, these recipes are perfect. From creamed spinach pizza to chocolate banana ice cream, this satisfying menu will have your family and friends begging for more this Independence Day. 1. Pizza with… Read more

Landlocked Ceviche recipes

There’s no seafood in this dish, but we don’t think you will miss it—and the fish won’t be mad either. Instead we use cauliflower. The lime juice breaks down its fibers, resulting in a salad or dip so tasty that… Read more