Fresh berries and nectarines are available in the summer, making this a seasonal salad for most of us. Don’t let the weather hold you back! Any fruit you can get your hands on will work with this concept. Citrus, pineapple, apples … let the seasonal options at the grocery store be your guide.
Coming together easily from frozen and canned ingredients, this simple side can serve as a salad or salsa. Eat it with a heaping pile of greens and either a serving of whole grains or a lean protein to turn it into a meal.
This simple, nourishing soup will be sure to leave you satisfied on a cool winter’s evening. To store the leftovers for the longest life, you can also store the macaroni separately to prevent it from soaking up the liquid.
This simple stir-fry is a perfect accompaniment to any fish, tofu, chicken, or pork. Serve hot over brown rice to round out a meal.
Give slaw a refreshing and surprising twist with sweet pears and the heat of chili peppers. This recipe calls for jalapeño, which are easy to find, but Fresno chilis make a lovely alternative if you can get them.
Sweet cabbage is an often under-rated vegetable that can pair well with a wide variety of foods. This dish gets its primary kick from ginger, which adds a delightful zip to the subtle vegetables.
Mild chicken and sweet-tart apples are the perfect base for showcasing the favorite flavors of Asian dressings. The flavor is given further rich complexity with fresh herbs.
A little chopped cilantro and lime juice added to the dressing is a delicious alteration to this slaw. You can either eat this quite fresh for maximum crispness or make it up to a day ahead for thorough marination of the flavors.