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Baked Apples & Sweet Potatoes with Crunchy Topping

No marshmallows on top of these sweet potatoes—just apples, apple juice, and a crisp, slightly sweetened oat topping. Serve it up for a healthier...

Sweet & Spicy Red Lentil Dip

Red lentils (which are small, hulled lentils) cook much more quickly than brown or green lentils and lose their shape more readily. That makes...

Neoclassic Corn Chowder

A classic corn chowder would have heavy cream and lots of bacon, so a neoclassic version is one that has had a health makeover: Instead of cream, it uses...

Recipe Corner: Spicy Gazpacho

Carrot juice is the surprise ingredient in this gazpacho. It lends a bright color, a slightly sweet note, and a good amount of beta carotene. Timing alert: You could...

Wheatberry Salad with Peppers & Grapes

Wheatberries have a very satisfying texture. They are similar to barley in that they remain slightly chewy even when fully cooked. ¾ cup wheatberries 2½ cups water 2 red...

Recipe Corner: Fresh Pineapple-Kiwifruit-Jícama Salsa

Fruit salsas are a cross between a condiment and a fruit salad. They are quick to make and are a wonderful complement to savory dishes like broiled fish. This...

Recipe Corner: Asparagus with Confetti Dressing

Most salad dressings have very little in the way of nutrients (and usually quite a bit of fat and calories). In this easy, 3-step asparagus side salad, we boost...

Recipe Corner: Lentils with Fennel & Tomato

Small green-black French lentils have a slight chewiness and a nutty flavor, but they are not as readily available as green lentils (the type most commonly found in supermarkets),...

Recipe Corner: Thai-Style Salmon

A fresh, uncooked salad-style vegetable sauce tops the hot baked salmon. The contrast in temperatures and textures is very satisfying. There is also a nice contrast between the richness...

Recipe Corner: Soup’s On

Time was when the meal called supper was a light meal, taken at night—as opposed to dinner, which was a midday meal and generally a heavy, meat-and-potatoes affair. Supper...

Recipe Corner: Radiatore With Cauliflower

By pairing radiatore pasta—which looks somewhat like little pieces of cauliflower—with actual cauliflower, this recipe tricks your mind into thinking you’re eating more pasta than you really are while...

Recipe Corner: Chickpea and Farro Stew

This recipe, which is made in a single large pot, makes good use of low-sodium canned foods, with canned chickpeas and tomatoes featured as key ingredients. Farro is another...