Savory Millet Cakes

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This versatile side can work with a wide variety of meals. Whether with salad or lean meat, this filling dish is a great option to have on hand. Pairs great with your favorite Guiding Star-earning tomato sauce too!

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Winter Squash & Kale Risotto with Pine Nuts

Winter Squash & Kale Risotto with Pine NutsThree Guiding Stars iconThree Guiding Stars indicate the best nutritional value.

Risotto is a dish that builds flavor on a foundation of slow, careful cooking. The ingredients are simple and easy to work with, making it a wonderful dish for new cooks to learn. It’s easier than you might imagine and produces results that will wow experienced chefs.

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Rice & Quinoa Dressing With Mushrooms & Kale

Rice & Quinoa Dressing With Mushrooms & KaleThree Guiding Stars iconThree Guiding Stars indicate the best nutritional value.

Sage and white wine bring the taste of Thanksgiving to this unique stuffing that beats traditional white-bread stuffing for nutritional value with two varieties of whole grain and wholesome greens. Flavored with a perfect balance of aromatic vegetables, this dish will bring a rich and wonderful flavor to your holiday table.

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Black Rice Salad with Avocado & Grapefruit

Black Rice Salad with Avocado & GrapefruitTwo Guiding Stars iconTwo Guiding Stars indicate better nutritional value.

Black rice, like brown rice, has a long cooking time. With the pink of the grapefruit and green avocado, the visual effect is startling and lovely. The flavors, however, are just as well served by any kind of rice, so don’t hesitate to use up what you have. Wild rice makes another lovely option. Tip: […]

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Warm Quinoa Pilaf Salad

Warm Quinoa Pilaf SaladThree Guiding Stars iconThree Guiding Stars indicate the best nutritional value.

This salad is filling enough to be your main entree. If you replace the chicken broth with vegetable broth, it’s a wonderful vegetarian recipe to include in your regular or holiday rotation.

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Cashew Salmon & Apricot Couscous

Cashew Salmon with Apricot CouscousThree Guiding Stars iconThree Guiding Stars indicate the best nutritional value.

This dish looks fancy and tastes fancy, but each element is quite simple to prepare. The flavors come together beautifully for a wonderful meal to impress guests…or picky eaters. Tip: To toast nuts, place in a dry skillet over medium heat and stir until just browned (2-3 minutes).

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Shiitake & Button Mushroom Soup

Shiitake & Button Mushroom SoupTwo Guiding Stars iconTwo Guiding Stars indicate better nutritional value.

If the words “mushroom soup” conjure up a can of condensed soup that your grandmother poured into various casseroles as a sauce, do yourself the favor of seeing mushroom soup through new eyes. Made fresh mushrooms, with a delicate balance of herbs and savory veggies, mushroom soup is a wonderful side, and yes, sauce, that […]

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Melon & Apple Granita

Melon & Apple GranitaThree Guiding Stars iconThree Guiding Stars indicate the best nutritional value.

Granita is a classic shaved ice dessert that’s wonderfully refreshing. The colors and flavors will ignite your senses to a delicious summertime dessert.

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