Foodie & Quick Recipes

What's your style? Choose between our delicious Foodie and Quick Recipes—whatever suits your taste and your timeline today. Each pair of recipes has something in common, whether it is main ingredient or the type of dish.

Foodie Recipe

Red Lentil Dal with Jicama “Chips”

Dal is a thick Indian lentil stew that's often served with naan flatbread. You can reduce the grams of carbohydrate by serving this dal with peeled and sliced jicama. It’s a crunchy, slightly sweet vegetable that looks like a potato.

Quick Recipe

Black Bean Hummus

Why stop at chickpeas? Sub in black beans and add some cumin for a zesty new take on hummus.

Foodie Recipe

Shrimp Paella with Brown Rice

This shrimp paella is full of flavor from sausage, bell peppers, turmeric and paprika. Using instant brown rice makes it a time-saving, whole-grain main dish—it's ready in just 20 minutes!

Quick Recipe

Bacon-Wrapped Shrimp

Don’t be surprised when these appetizers are devoured at your next party. This classic take on shrimp proves that sometimes the simplest recipes are crowd pleasers!

Foodie Recipe

Chocolate Walnut Mug Cake

When you want dessert, this cake that’s made inside a coffee mug is a great way to enjoy a portion-controlled treat.

Quick Recipe

Gluten-Free Chocolate Mug Cake

No raspberries? Serve with strawberries or another fruit. When you want to enjoy a quick treat, a dessert like this mug cake with fruit is a good portion-controlled choice.

Foodie Recipe

Pinto Bean, Brown Rice and Spinach Salad

This simple salad can be on the table in 15 minutes. No queso fresco? You can use feta cheese instead.

Quick Recipe

Lentil Salad

There’s no need to soak dry lentils before cooking. That makes this quick recipe ready in just 20 minutes.

Foodie Recipe

Huevos Rancheros with Pinto Beans, Brown Rice and Chicken Sausage

Spice up your next weekend breakfast or brunch with this Huevos Rancheros recipe. It’s a great way to use leftover rice and beans.

Quick Recipe

Chicken and Black Bean Burritos

Here’s how to make a restaurant-style burrito fresh at home. You could also substitute lean beef or pork for chicken in this recipe.

Foodie Recipe

Brown Rice and Pinto Bean Bowl with Chicken and Pico de Gallo

Making your own pico de gallo in this recipe helps skip the sodium found in jarred store-bought salsas. The fresh flavor is a bonus!

Quick Recipe

Sausage, Bean and Quinoa Soup

This hearty soup is a play on red beans and rice made with the whole grain quinoa.

Foodie Recipe

Pickled Brussels Sprouts

An easy refrigerator pickling method transforms Brussels sprouts into crunchy, tangy morsels, flavored with dill and garlic. You can also make this quick pickle method with your other favorite vegetables.

Quick Recipe

Roasted Fall Vegetables

So easy—just three steps from start to finish. Roasting wakes up the sweetest flavors in these veggies.

Foodie Recipe

Sweet Potato and Spinach Dumplings

Savory sweet potato dumplings are surrounded by a meaty tomato sauce in this restaurant-worthy main dish.

Quick Recipe

Sweet Potato and Spinach Chicken Tacos

Unexpected taco fillings are all the rage on the food truck scene. Make these rich and savory versions at home!

Foodie Recipe

Low Fat Pumpkin Panna Cotta

Panna cotta is a creamy, custard-like dessert. This panna cotta recipe is pumpkin-flavored - perfect for the upcoming holidays! It's even preportioned for you in ramekins to help you with portion control.

Quick Recipe

Pumpkin Pudding Parfait with Gingersnaps

This no-cook dessert is a great substitute for pumpkin pie—and it’s only 100 calories! For a quick, healthy, delicious, pumpkin dessert, look no further—this pudding parfait is amazing and ready in minutes.

Foodie Recipe

Butternut Squash Gratin

This rich side dish is oh-so-creamy and satisfyingly cheesy but 1 serving is still less than 100 calories.

Quick Recipe

Quick Butternut Squash Soup

Savor rich fall flavors with this delicious and fast squash soup.

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