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Shelli McConnell

Shelli McConnell graduated with a bachelor of science in consumer food science and a minor in journalism from Iowa State University. She began her career as a home economist in the Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen before moving into an editorial position within Meredith Corporation. She has since freelanced for 25 years and has served as an editorial project manager for many books and magazines, including three editions of the Better Homes & Gardens New Cook Book. She has also developed thousands of recipes for publications including Forks Over Knives magazine; Eat This, Not That!; Diabetic Living; Better Homes & Gardens; The Magnolia Journal; and more. Shelli loves to entertain and inspire, so when she’s not in her office, she’s usually in her kitchen.

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Jerk Grain Bowls with Air-Fried Plantain Chips

Air fryer–cooked plantain chips add extra texture and flavor to these colorful, spicy jerk-flavored bowls. For best results, choose a half-ripe plantain,…

Colorful grain bowls with greens and sliced, crispy plantain chips, seasoned with jerk spices see article

Spring Greens Soup

This vibrant, verdant chilled soup is surprisingly easy to make: Beyond submerging the peas in boiling water for a minute, it requires…

Spring Greens Soup: Two bowls of bright green chilled soup, topped with matchstick-cut radishes see article

Rhubarb and Red Quinoa Soup

Red quinoa adds heartiness to this tart and savory soup, which can be on the table in just 30 minutes. Spring and…

rhubarb red quinoa soup see article

Berry-Banana Smoothie Bowls

Power your way through busy mornings with these vibrant, nutrient-rich smoothie bowls. Pro tip: Whenever you have ripe bananas, peel, slice, and…

Berry and Banana Smoothie Bowls - Purple smoothie blend served in bowls, topped with kiwi and coconut see article

Chickpea and Potato–Stuffed Poblano Peppers

Indian-spiced chickpea “sausage” and potatoes add a twist to stuffed poblano chiles. Jam-packed with flavor and hearty ingredients, these vegan stuffed peppers…

Vegan Indian-Spiced Stuffed Poblano Peppers - Four stuffed green poblano peppers on a white plate and white table see article

Mac and Cheese with Roasted Veggies

This gorgeous dish takes vegan mac and cheese to a whole new level and is sure to please the young and not-so-young….

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Vegan Queso Sauce

This vegan queso will fool even hard-core cheese-lovers. A high-speed blender produces the thickest, creamiest cheesy sauce. Try it in our Mac…

vegan queso sauce - up close photo of spoon full of orange creamy cheesy vegan queso sauce see article

Ruby Red Grapefruit Granita

Juicy red grapefruit brings complex flavor to this sparkly granita. For best results when making this frozen dessert, look for grapefruits that…

grapefruit granita see article

Jeweled Avocado-Chocolate Pudding

Avocado goes incognito in this luscious, creamy vegan pudding that takes all of five minutes to whip up. Pomegranate seeds are the…

Vegan chocolate avocado pudding in white ramekins sprinkled with pomegranate seeds and orange slices see article

Lasagna Verde

Go green with veggie-filled layers in this creamy vegan lasagna, which is chock-full of hearty, healthy ingredients that will leave you feeling…

Vegan lasagna verde -- asparagus tops strips of whole wheat lasagna noodles see article

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