Do-It-Yourself Trail Mix
Toss wheat cereal and cashews with raisins, dried blueberries, dried cranberries, or chopped dried apricots.
Fresh Lemon Broccoli Pesto-Style Sauce
Put all ingredients in blender and blend for about 20 seconds. If mixture is too thick, add a little more vegetable broth. Serve hot or cold.
Frosted Orange Cake
Nothing makes an occasion more festive than a beautifully presented cake.
Fruited Buckwheat Pancakes
Add chopped peaches after you have poured the pancakes on the griddle.
Go Swiss with Rosti
Rosti has been called the national dish of German-speaking Switzerland. Rosti is similar to hash browns and is usually topped with cheese.
Grilled Lemon-Sage Chicken
Fast, fresh, and healthy - a perfect dish for an outdoor summer sit-down.
Grilled Salmon Steaks
Baste the steaks with dipping sauce, then grill for about 10 minutes.
Herb Roasted Potatoes
Roast new potatoes with fresh rosemary and a little olive oil.
Lime Shrimp Kebabs
Add a green salad and fresh corn on the cob and you’re good to go.
Mediterranean Diced Salad
What a combo: chickpeas, red bell pepper, cucumber, celery, and grape tomatoes.
Multigrain Chicken Soup
Cook this soup for about an hour, or until the grains are tender.
Mushroom Barley Soup
A fast and delicious meal that's perfect for lunch or dinner.
Mushroom Crab Appetizer
Deliciously decadent, but healthy! Garnish with chopped red pepper for extra color or a shot of Tabasco for spiciness.
New World Salmon Florentine
This casserole uses chunks of fresh salmon with lots of healthy omega-3 fatty acids.
After combining ingredients, cover and chill for two hours before serving.
Panini for One
A grown-up grilled sandwich.
Pear and Quinoa Salad
A salad that's packed with protein.
Picnic Potato Salad
Flavored with fresh rosemary, this salad is perfect for a summer outing.
Polenta with Peppers and Cheese
Southwestern flavors add flare to this easy favorite.
Pumpkin-Cranberry Gift Loaves
A moist quick bread perfect for the holidays.
Raspberry Mustard Dip
You can buy ready-made raspberry mustard, but you won’t find the depth of flavor you get when you mix your own.
Red Rosemary Vinegar
To prepare as a gift, strain the vinegar into pretty bottles. Add a fresh sprig of rosemary to each.
Roast for 15 to 20 minutes (depending on thickness of asparagus), shaking once to turn spears. Pour on balsamic vinegar and serve hot or at room temperature.
Roast carrots, turnips, squash, and garlic for about an hour, stirring once or twice.
Seasoned Salmon for One
Serve with cooked, chopped spinach to which you’ve added low-fat sour cream, cooked instant brown rice, and a bit of butter.