Spring is the perfect time of year to start stopping by your farmer’s market to see what’s fresh. Varieties of greens are always the first tender goodies to present themselves for harvest, but we know that if you haven’t tried some of the greens before, working with new veg can be intimidating. That’s when this recipe comes in handy: we used the greens that were available, but the dressing is a simple vinaigrette that can pull any number of greens together in a simple salad that will pair with just about anything.
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Looking for a way to get more whole grains and hearty greens in your diet? This simple dish is wonderfully flavorful, showcasing the sweetness of dates and the slight tang of a simple vinaigrette. Swap in whatever leafy winter greens you have on hand–collards or kale make excellent alternatives.
Make your mealtimes easy and nutritious with these delicious bowls full of healthful ingredients and flavor! Use these recipes to inspire your own creation of simple meals made from the nutrition powerhouses that you love most.
This dish is to Thai food what Tex-Mex is to Mexican cuisine: it may not be authentic, but you’ll still be left craving more. The simple dish is packed with veggies and would make a wonderful option to explore with kids. Let them pick a vegetable to include and put them in charge of measuring the sauce for a family-friendly dish you’ll all enjoy.
Beat the breakfast blahs by swapping out your standard oatmeal for a more diverse mix that includes the ancient grains bulgur and barley. This recipe is lightly sweetened with raisins and cinnamon. A few chopped nuts gives it a pleasing crunch. Interested in ancient grains? Sign up for our upcoming free webinar!
National Nutrition Month is the perfect time to talk about the food trends that spread across the internet. Some, of course, are more nutritious than others. Super Bowls or Power Bowls are a popular trend right not, focusing on easy single-bowl meals that pack in all the nutrition you could want. With brown rice, edamame, and a selection of veggies, you’ll find this bowl a delight to make a big batch of for easy, satisfying meals all week long.
With record snowfalls, brutally cold temperatures and a flu season that won’t quit, there’s no shortage on reasons to be craving a bit of comfort food this winter. Indulging your desire for comfort food can bring a lot of guilt, especially as the winter drags on and your choices and reduced options for exercising start to stack. These recipes are designed to bring more nutrition to variations on popular comfort foods without losing any of the flavor to help you meet your comfort food craving without losing sight of your nutrition goals.