Easy Three Star Meals

Mujaddara

Finding nutritious foods in the grocery store is as easy as 1, 2, 3 with Guiding Stars, but cooking those ingredients can sometimes be challenging. These recipes are designed to be easy to make while offering the highest nutrition. Our test kitchen especially recommends the mujaddara–this dish was new to them and for simplicity and flavor, it can’t be beat.

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Responsible Holiday Drinking

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Whether you’re the designated driver or trying to be kind to your body, there are a range of reasons for avoiding the alcoholic options at the holiday parties this year. Don’t feel like this means you can’t drink anything but sparkling water, though! With these fruit-first recipes, you can enjoy a sweet beverage and give your body a little nutrition at the same time.

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Vegan Thanksgiving

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Whether folks are following plant-based diets out of concern for their health, compassion for animals, or care for the environment, vegan eating is on the rise. If you are your guests are trying to avoid animal products this Thanksgiving, these recipes (with minor modifications) will help you get flavor on the table without compromising your commitment to eating plants.

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Sandwiches!

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Hot, cold, wrap, or taco: sandwiches come in a lot of shapes and sizes, and they’re all fantastic. Whether you want an easy-to-eat packed lunch or a finger-food dinner, there’s just something deeply satisfying about tasty fillings wrapped in bread. Here are a few recipes to indulge your sandwich craving…responsibly.

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On the Road (Again)

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Nothing says summer in America like piling into the car with your entire family or all of the friends you can fit (plus one) to drive to the water or some entertaining destination. Whether you’re doing a proper cross-country roadtrip or spending a day at the beach, these cooler-friendly recipes will keep you in yummy meals and luscious sweet treats while keeping you on track with your nutrition goals.

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