Recipes You’ll Love

Chicken, Spinach and Arugula Salad with Anchovy-Lemon Vinaigrette and Kale Chip Croutons

Chicken, Spinach and Arugula Salad with Anchovy-Lemon Vinaigrette and Kale Chip Croutons

This fresh, upbeat take on a chicken Caesar salad skips the egg and uses less oil, for a lighter version of the traditional anchovy dressing. Kale chips stand in for croutons for a low-carb alternative to croutons; try carrot, sweet potato or beet chips, or even […]

Chopped Salad with White Beans and Vegan Chipotle Ranch Dressing

Chopped Salad with White Beans and Vegan Chipotle Ranch Dressing

Canned beans add fast protein to this easy vegan salad, and a creamy, dairy-free ranch dressing it from simple to special. If spicy isn’t your thing, skip the chipotles and add basil or dill. Thinly sliced green beans add even more appeal; use raw beans […]

Thai Beef Salad with Spicy Sesame Dressing

Thai Beef Salad with Spicy Sesame Dressing

Deli roast beef makes this salad super fast and easy; ask for it to be sliced a little thicker, which allows it to hold up well in the salad. Leftover steak, chicken, salmon or shrimp work equally well. The dressing can be made ahead of […]

Red, White and Blue Firecracker Pops

Red, White and Blue Firecracker Pops

These protein-rich frozen pops are reminiscent of our favorite childhood treat. This recipe makes use of summer’s fresh berries; frozen berries work just as well. We used lightly sweetened vanilla protein powder, but you can substitute an unsweetened protein powder and a sweetener of your choice. For […]

Grapefruit Salad with Pistachios and Goat Cheese

Grapefruit Salad with Pistachios and Goat Cheese

Tart-sweet grapefruit pairs beautifully with salty pistachios and tangy goat cheese. Serve this on a bed of baby arugula for an extra pop of color and a more traditional salad.  Serves 6 3 Tbs. fresh red grapefruit juice 2 Tbs. olive oil 1 Tbs. white wine vinegar […]

Skinny Taco Salad with Pepita-Ranch Dressing

Skinny Taco Salad with Pepita-Ranch Dressing

 The typical taco salad is full of fatty ingredients, like cheese, sour cream and fried tortilla chips. This one uses strips of baked tortilla, and substitutes spinach and arugula for iceberg lettuce; a light sprinkle of cotija—a traditional hard Mexican cheese—completes the dish; if you […]

Charred Pepper and Green Pea Guacamole

Charred Pepper and Green Pea Guacamole

Adding thawed frozen green peas slashes fat and adds fiber and flavor to this zesty guacamole. Charring peppers then removing seeds adds flavor without blinding heat. If you’re using the grill for other recipes, just toss pepper on the top rack and grill for 5 minutes […]

Sweet Corn Gazpacho with Chipotle Creme

Sweet Corn Gazpacho with Chipotle Creme

Ohhhhh….corn. Nothing says summer like sweet, fresh corn. This flavorful, slightly chunky gazpacho is topped with fresh sweet corn kernels for substance and flavor; a light drizzle of spicy chipotle sour cream—thinned with water to reduce fat and make for easy drizzling—completes the dish, with […]

Grilled Shrimp with Mango Salsa

Grilled Shrimp with Mango Salsa

Threading shrimp on skewers allows for easy grilling for a crowd; If using bamboo skewers, be sure to soak them in water for 30 minutes before using, to avoid burning. Or saute shrimp stovetop in a large skillet with a very small amount of oil, […]

Fried Tofu Bento Box with Sesame Soba Noodles and Ginger-Carrot Broccoli

Fried Tofu Bento Box with Sesame Soba Noodles and Ginger-Carrot Broccoli

Makes 1 bento box 1 ounce uncooked soba noodles 1 tablespoon low-sodium tamari or soy sauce 2 teaspoons black or white sesame seeds 1/2 teaspoon toasted sesame oil 2 tablespoons whole-wheat or gluten-free flour 2 teaspoons garlic powder Dash black pepper 1/2 block (6 ounces) […]