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Main dish: The sweetness of the carrots contrasts nicely with the warm spiciness of the ginger. Leftovers: Turn into carrot ginger soup by adding several cups of vegetable broth and mixing in a blender before heating. If you plan to use the sauté leftovers to make soup, be sure to add the cilantro garnish just before serving—it will wilt if you put it directly into the soup pot. Read More
Main dish: Add a salad or oven-roasted potatoes for a filling brunch or dinner. Leftovers: Chop up what’s left of the frittata and combine it with scallions, green peas, tamari, and leftover cooked rice for a quick fried-rice dish. Read More
Wild mint may be abundant throughout the U.S., but it’s native to the Mediterranean region. Here, it replaces traditional parsley for an especially seasonal and rustic tabouleh. Read More
The natural fats in almond oil and the sweet zing of sun-dried tomatoes mellow out the distinctive bitterness of dandelion greens in this fresh spring salad. Read More
In this tangy recipe the eggplant is grilled with a little olive oil and then dipped briefly in a slightly sweet marinade. Read More
This variation on Italian antipasto uses fresh vegetable giardiniera in place of the more commonly used jarred ones, for added nutrients and crunch. Read More
One of the best ways to flush toxins from your body is by eating water-rich foods like leafy greens and cabbage. Read More
Shrimp (U.S. farmed or wild is best) is loaded with protein, vitamin D, and selenium. Read More
A national dish in Indonesia, rujak pairs crunchy fruits, vegetables, and soy sprouts with the sweet-spicy punch of nutty tamarind dressing. Find tamarind pulp in Indian and Asian markets. Read More
In her new book The Whole Food Guide to Strong Bones (New Harbinger Publications, 2009), nutritionist Annemarie Colbin, Ph.D., founder of the Natural Gourmet Institute for Health and Culinary Arts, suggest that the best way to keep bones healthy is by eating meals that are rich in a variety of minerals along with essential fatty acids, fiber, complex carbohydrates, and good-quality protein, like this breakfast porridge dish. Read More