Chinese five-spice powder is a mixture of five spices: star anise, cloves, cinnamon, Sichuan pepper and fennel. It gives a sweet, salty, sour, bitter and pungent taste to dishes. Don’t have it? Try a simplified Asian three-spice powder: mix equal parts ground cloves, ginger and cinnamon.
This recipe makes a vivid green, fragrant beverage. By whirling the whole vegetables and fruits into a smoothie rather than juice, you’re still getting the full nutritional benefit of each, including all of the fiber.
So easy—just three steps from start to finish. Roasting wakes up the sweetest flavors in these veggies.
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.
This rich side dish is oh-so-creamy and satisfyingly cheesy but 1 serving is still less than 100 calories.
This egg-based entrée is great any time of the day and the leftovers can be an easy grab-and-go lunch for the next day.
Here's a fun twist on salsa that everyone will love at your next summer picnic or barbeque.
This creative potato salad is colorful and lower in carbohydrate per serving you're your standard potato salad because of the added nonstarchy veggies.
Here's a new twist on oatmeal instead of the usual sweet oatmeal dish. It makes a great breakfast for one!
Use this dressing for cold salads like potato or pasta salad. It goes perfectly with the Summer Squash and Purple Potato Salad.
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