Roasted Tomatillo Salsa

Roasted Tomatillo SalsaTwo Guiding Stars iconTwo Guiding Stars indicate better nutritional value.

Tomatillos, which are related to tomatoes but have their own special flavor and qualities, are astringent when raw, but gorgeously mellow when roasted. This salsa is the perfect fundamental recipe for learning how to cook with them.

Continue reading »

Black Bean & Bell Pepper Salsa

Black Bean and Bell Pepper SalsaTwo Guiding Stars iconTwo Guiding Stars indicate better nutritional value.

This recipe makes enough to feed a high school football team, and with protein-packed, fiber-rich black beans playing quarterback, it’s bound to be a touchdown for keeping athletes full. Don’t feel obligated to stick exactly to┬áthe recommendations of peppers and onions. If you’ve got a different combination of onions and peppers in your fridge waiting […]

Continue reading »

Mighty Mushroom Gravy

Mighty Mushroom GravyTwo Guiding Stars iconTwo Guiding Stars indicate better nutritional value.

Great gravy starts with umami, and mushrooms bring a flavor that pairs well with vegetarian and omnivore dishes alike. The earthy flavor of mushrooms bolsters the vegetable broth to make a gravy that will please all of your dinner companions.

Continue reading »

Green Tomato Relish

Green Tomato RelishThree Guiding Stars iconThree Guiding Stars indicate the best nutritional value.

This relish relies on apples to provide the sweetness that many relishes take from added sugar. Tart and spicy, it’s an excellent condiment to try anywhere you would use other relishes. This recipe makes a large amount, making it an excellent choice for gifting to friends in small jars during the harvest. Tip: Any tart […]

Continue reading »

Yogurt Guacamole

Yogurt GuacamoleThree Guiding Stars iconThree Guiding Stars indicate the best nutritional value.

Yogurt has a good amount of protein and a flavorful tang that makes a solid addition to guacamole, rounding out the nutritional profile and providing a fun variation on a favorite flavor.

Continue reading »

Artichoke Spread

Artichoke SpreadTwo Guiding Stars iconTwo Guiding Stars indicate better nutritional value.

Whether you’re looking for a delightful side to bring to a holiday party or a simple snack to squash an afternoon craving, this easy dip is packed with protein to keep you full and flavor to wow your friends. Serve with a colorful array of cut veggies for big nutritional and visual impact or hearty, […]

Continue reading »

Roasted Red Pepper Sauce

Roasted Red Pepper SauceTwo Guiding Stars iconTwo Guiding Stars indicate better nutritional value.

Creamy red pepper sauce is a wonderful pasta sauce to top whole-grain pasta. Add your favorite lean protein such as beans or chicken and serve with a light salad of dark, leafy greens to round out the meal.

Continue reading »

Strawberry Salsa

Strawberry SalsaThree Guiding Stars iconThree Guiding Stars indicate the best nutritional value.

This sweet salsa will add a great zest to your table! Serve it with fish or chicken along with a splash of balsamic vinegar for an exciting spring freshness that can’t be beat.

Continue reading »