I made this up during the spring beet season, and used shrub because I was hunting for vinegar in my cupboard, but didn't have any. It was a happy surprise!
When the garden comes in this is the recipe to have on hand. It goes together quickly, and you can easily adjust the vegetables to make more if you have a bumper crop of tomatoes or peppers.
Potatoes make a great stand-in for pasta in this hearty "lasagna".
I enjoy this recipe because it can be changed so many ways by adding different herbs and spices and also because it is just as delicious without adding meat.
This is a fresh, easy, and very colorful salad that's sure to impress.
Freshly toasted spices with ripe, in-season peaches make this an incredible appetizer.
This hearty salad is easily doubled if you're feeding more than two.
A perfectly light and fresh summer tomato sauce to serve over pasta.
Watermelon gazpacho is unexpected, and perfect for pulling out of the fridge when you’re craving something cool and refreshing.
Pure summer in a glass. This recipe is easily doubled.
This chicken dish is so quick and healthy, with marjoram infusing it with flavor. Pressing the chicken under an additional skillet while cooking results in moist meat with a crispy exterior.
This jam could be served with roasted chicken or pork tenderloin, or spread on a grilled cheese sandwich.
This two ingredient compote couldn’t be easier! Serve it on waffles, fresh toast, pancakes, oatmeal, or ice cream. When it’s cherry season, try using pitted cherries in place of up to half of the strawberries. And when fresh strawberries are no longer available, frozen would be a great substitute.
This salad is just as good served cold or room temperature.
The anchovy-basil sauce turns this chicken dish from yummy to amazing.
Socca is similar to a crepe, and is made with chickpea flour, which imparts a mild, nutty flavor. This recipe makes one giant socca, but it’s easy to make small ones instead if you’d prefer.
Here’s a delicious way to serve rhubarb if you’re not interested in pie. Served warm, it’s incredible served with crème fraîche, whipped cream, or ice cream.
During asparagus’s short season, serving it raw is a great way to enjoy it. Shaving the spears into thin ribbons and briefly marinating them in a quick vinaigrette turns the asparagus soft and almost creamy.
This quick skillet isn't just for breakfast - it's an easy dish to prepare any time. Savory mushrooms, bacon, and eggs pair wonderfully with fresh green arugula.
For a satisfying meal, serve these baked, whole onions with a big salad and some bread, or alongside a grilled steak.
Served with steamed white rice, this is a restaurant-quality meal that's surprisingly straightforward to prepare.
Pan roasting the millet here brings out its nutty flavor. If fresh corn isn't in season yet, use frozen corn.
This baked egg dish is made by layering the ingredients in muffin tins, making them simple to serve and a pleasure to eat.
This might turn into your new favorite dinner: really easy to put together, but full of flavor and healthy to boot.
Here's a simple salad dressed in a light and creamy dressing, full of fresh herbs.
Good springtime asparagus doesn't need a lot of preparation to become a stellar part of a meal.
This rich and creamy strawberry shake is warmly spiced with vanilla, cloves, cardamom, cinnamon, and ginger. Don't forget to soak the cashews overnight!
For a vegetarian take on this easy and delicious recipe, use pan-fried cubed tofu instead of the shrimp, and omit the fish sauce.
Fluffy and hearty, this salad is chock-full of fresh and flavorful ingredients. Substituting brown rice for the red rice would work fine, too.
Toasting the hazelnuts instead of leaving them raw results in maximum hazelnut flavor, so don't leave this step out! This nut milk is mildly sweet, but you could add a teaspoon or more of your sweetener of choice, if it's not quite sweet enough for you.
Grapefruit, brown sugar, and spices coat pork tenderloin and turn into a caramelized, flavorful crust.
This easy dip is excellent with chicken wings!
These rosy-hued muffins flecked with dark poppy seeds are great in the morning on your way out the door. Dairy- and gluten-free, they’ll be a hit with everyone in the house.
Serve with some good bread for a wholesome, warming dinner.
This quick, one-pan meal will surely become a favorite.
This fresh and vibrant salad hits the spot on dreary winter and fall days.
This simple vinaigrette is delicious as is, but makes a great base if you'd like to add herbs or garlic.
These tacos are so easy to make, they’re sure to become a weeknight staple. The chimichurri adds a bright, tangy, and garlicky flavor that complements the black beans and kale nicely.
This is just the kind of soup to make at the beginning of the week for lunches. It’s hearty enough to keep for several days, and is so delicious you won’t tire of it.
Stuffed with a bunch of lacinato kale, these potatoes are tasty and seem indulgent, but have enough green to be wholesome. Serves 3 as a hearty main, or 6 as a side.
Perfectly lemony and lightly sweet, this bread is great with hot coffee for breakfast. A bonus is that it’s gluten-free!
This recipe uses heat and sugar to quickly pickle thinly sliced Meyer lemon. The sweet, sour, and lightly bitter pickled lemon adds tons of flavor to this fast chicken dinner.
Raw and vegan, this eggnog is so different from what you've had before! It's full of warm spices as well as protein, fiber, and healthy fats. Cheers!
This sweet potato side dish would be perfect on the Thanksgiving table - you can easily double or triple the recipe for a large group.
This gratin, with a crispy crust and a soft, creamy filling, is surprisingly easy to make.
Gluten-free and vegan, this pasta dish is creamy comfort food that everyone can enjoy. Toss in more cooked vegetables before serving if you’d like – steamed kale or roasted broccoli would be delicious.
A compote made from Satsuma madarins and both pomegranate juice and seeds makes this rich and creamy panna cotta extra-special.
This palate-cleansing salad balances out rich winter meals. The recipe calls for the vegetables to be thinly sliced, and a mandoline would come in handy here.
This healthy meal can be on the table in 30 minutes, perfect for a weeknight dinner, or feeding impromptu guests.
The addition of coconut milk and vanilla makes this sweet potato dish really special.