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If you have time, use dried beans instead of canned—just remember to soak them for at least 8 hours before cooking. Read More
Choose ripe plantains (they should look brownish-black with yellow speckles) for this recipe. Read More
Oven frying uses about eight times less oil than deep frying. (Though this dish is still relatively high in fat, it’s mostly heart-healthy unsaturated fat.) The green tomato in the tartar sauce adds tartness to this healthy but hearty fish dish. Read More
Roasting the sweet potatoes and onions separately, and in a single layer, maximizes the browning effect. Read More
This recipe—combining four healthy greens—is from Bryant Terry’s Vegan Soul Kitchen. Serve it over long-grain brown rice garnished with scallions or hot sauce Read More
To get your brain going, choose a lightly sweetened whole grain carbohydrate like this oatmeal. (Whole wheat toast with jam or even an energy bar made with brown rice or other whole grain will work too.) Mix in a cup of fruit for instant refueling (the sugars in fruit are quickly split into glucose molecules). Read More
Food Network star Ingrid Hoffmann loves to combine broiled eggplant and fennel with fresh, raw frisée and mint, for a zesty salad topped with a vinaigrette that features one of her favorite spices, cumin. Read More
Carrots, cranberries, and wheat berries give these sweet, dense muffins an antioxidant boost. They’re best served with a generous spreading of pure apple butter. Feel free to add a bit of whatever is in the spice rack—½ teaspoon nutmeg, ginger, or cloves and, if you’re watching your fat calories, you can substitute applesauce for half of the oil. The biggest challenge is making a batch last a few days! Read More
Yogurt's immune-boosting bacteria and ability to lower LDL ("bad") cholesterol make this rich-tasting dessert the perfect alternative to ice cream. Read More
This one-dish meal features quinoa, which is not only a complete protein but also an excellent source of magnesium, a mineral that’s often deficient in people with hypertension. Herbes de Provence is available in the spice section of most supermarkets and specialty food stores. Read More