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Beet & Tomato Borscht

Beet & Tomato Borscht

Though all borschts—and there are hundreds of regional versions—include beets or beet juice, this peasant soup from Eastern Europe is fundamentally a blank canvas: sort of a “stone soup.”...
Smashed potatoes

Smashed Potatoes

As our article on resistant starch discusses, potatoes (and other starchy foods) can have some rather unexpected benefits, making them good foods to bring (back) to the dinner table....
Healthy Chocolate Bundt Cake

Chocolate Bundt Cake With Chocolate Glaze

In honor of Valentine’s Day, we offer this recipe for a healthier spin on chocolate cake. The secret ingredient in this cake is beets, which add fiber and the...

Recipe Corner: Broiled Tuna With Mango Vinaigrette

A nectar is a fruit juice that includes the fruit pulp and is invariably sweetened. It makes a nice basis for a quick, lower-calorie salad dressing. The yellow bell...
Shells with Italian butternut squash sauce

Recipe Corner: Shells With Italian Butternut Squash Sauce

The flavors in this Italian butternut squash sauce were inspired by the filling for Italian pumpkin tortellini: a mixture of naturally sweet pumpkin complemented by salty cheese and a...
Greek Salad With Sardines

Recipe Corner: Greek Salad With Sardines

High in omega-3 fatty acids, sardines are a good choice for this quick, heart-healthy meal. For tips on getting the most from canned sardines, see the box. 1/3 cup...
Quinoa salad

Recipe Corner: Quinoa & Corn Salad

Quinoa, an ancient grain (technically a seed) from South America, is a source of complete protein (providing all nine essential amino acids that the body can’t make on its...

Recipe Corner: Triple-Gold Potato Salad

The three “golds” in the name of this recipe are the buttery-fleshed Yukon Gold potatoes, roasted yellow corn, and yellow bell peppers. Made with corn from the cob, now...

Recipe Corner: Tri-Berry Salad

This recipe elevates fruit salad to new heights. And with strawberries, raspberries, and blackberries in season in many parts of the U.S. this time of year, now is a...

Recipe Corner: Banana Chutney

This spicy banana chutney would work well as an accompaniment to simple grilled poultry or tofu, or with any curried main dish. If you like chutney extra hot, add...