3 Star Recipes

As National Nutrition Month comes to a close, it’s important to remember that nutrition matters all year round. These 3 Guiding Stars recipes offer powerful nutrition combined with amazing flavor to make eating well a pleasure instead of a chore, no matter what the season.


Grilled Avocados with Black Bean Salsa

3 Guiding StarsWith high-protein black beans, omega-3-rich avocado, and a perfect balance of tart and spicy sauce, this warm and tempting dish is not only scrumptious, but also filling. (3 Guiding Stars)

Chickpea Burgers & Tahini Sauce

3 Guiding StarsTahini adds a touch of protein and a ton of sesame flavor to a basic yogurt sauce that takes these falafel-like burgers right over the top. You won’t believe they’re healthy while you’re eating them. (3 Guiding Stars)

Kale Pesto Pasta

3 Guiding StarsIf you’re a pesto lover, expand your pesto vocabulary with the vitamin-rich kale. Serve with fresh, local tomatoes for the best flavor. (3 Guiding Stars)

Okra Tamarind Curry

3 Guiding StarsSpice fanatics, this recipe is for you! Easy to make and fiercely hot, this curry pulls no punches. (3 Guiding Stars)

Butter-Beans with Lemon-Garlic Collards

3 Guiding StarsFresh butter beans, similar to lima beans, are delicate and creamy–look for them in the refrigerated produce section at your local grocery store for a taste of the South that will keep you wanting more. (3 Guiding Stars)

Spicy Sesame Noodles with Snow Peas

3 Guiding StarsMildly-spiced, Thai-inspired noodles are balanced with the crispy sweet crunch of snow peas in this easy stir-fry dish. Take the leftovers for lunch–they’re good hot and cold. (3 Guiding Stars)

Creamy Parsnip Soup

3 Guiding StarsIf you haven’t tried parsnips before, this soup is a perfect introduction. It pulls out all the best earthy notes of parsnips and plays their sweetness against just a touch of prosciutto. (3 Guiding Stars)