Nonstarchy veggies—like asparagus, peppers and mushrooms—are packed with vitamins and minerals, yet low in calories and carbohydrate. Use simple, delicious ideas like this recipe to fill half your plate with nonstarchy veggies!
Smoothies topped with some crunch and nuts make for a complete breakfast in a bowl! The extra ingredients make this thick fruit-and-veggie blend more filling than a drinkable smoothie.
This is a wonderful way to use fresh produce from first harvest to last. The contrast of the warm dressing, tender cooked veggies, and crunchy radish and walnuts over the salad greens is a treat for your taste buds.
This is a great dish to serve to company. It serves 8 as a main dish, or more if you cut it into small cubes and use it as an appetizer.
Never tried asparagus raw? This is your chance! Parmesan cheese, tangy Dijon mustard and lemon in this dressing are a bold accompaniment for the thinly sliced asparagus and peppery radishes.
This recipe for a spiced Indian spinach dish replaces the regular potatoes with sweet potatoes for a delicious and healthful new take on curry.
Fast, nutritious and smells like apple pie—what’s not to like? Make this sliced fruit glazed with cinnamon, vanilla and honey for your next quick dessert. For even more flavor, top with toasted chopped walnuts.
Yes, you can make crispy, cheesy eggplant parmesan the whole family will love—with whole grains and without deep frying!
These roulades make for an elegant—yet easy and nutritious—weeknight dinner. Eggplant slices cook more quickly than lasagna noodles and add nonstarchy vegetables that casseroles and noodle dishes are often missing.
The salad tastes not only super nourishing, but is also bursting with flavor. Boost the flavor even more by adding 4 tsp dried cranberries, 1/4 cup pomegranate seeds or a diced orange. Or choose baby arugula for the greens.
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