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 fresh and vibrant salad hits the spot on dreary winter and fall days.
Seared for just a few minutes in a hot pan, then spread with a quick, very good tapenade before going in the oven for just 5 minutes, these lamb chops will be on the table in less than a half hour! Throw together a salad, and dinner is served.
Delicious sun-dried tomato butter makes this easy meal extra-special.
Thin down this sauce down to use as a tangy salad dressing, or leave it thick to spread on sandwiches, or as a dip for vegetables.
This simple vinaigrette is delicious as is, but makes a great base if you'd like to add herbs or garlic.
This is a simple, hands-off stew, perfect for a chilly fall or winter evening.
Earl Grey tea gives this easy jam a subtle floral note.
This dessert is light and refreshing, and is especially good after a spicy meal.
A bit of cardamom takes this simple smoothie from everyday to unexpected.
Use this delicious fruit butter on buttered toast, as a topping for waffles, or as a glaze for meats.
The sweet potato has never tasted so good! One of your favorite dishes re-imagined with more color and flavor than ever before.
Winter root vegetables turn sweet and packed with flavor when roasted, and when lightly coated in maple syrup, they turn into a stand-out side dish.
Serve with some good bread for a wholesome, warming dinner.
This is a festive, straightforward recipe, and is easily doubled for company.
Honeydew or cantaloupe would both be great in this dessert, sweet and cool with a bit of unexpected heat.
This is a fun summery fruit salad to play around with. Make it as written, or substitute the peaches for mangoes or another stone fruit.
Perfectly lemony and lightly sweet, this bread is great with hot coffee for breakfast. A bonus is that it’s gluten-free!
Pan roasting the millet here brings out its nutty flavor. If fresh corn isn't in season yet, use frozen corn.
This would be delicious with any combination of summery stone fruit - experiment! Use what looks good, and you'll have a fantastic salad.
A salad that incorporates a gorgeous array of citrus, a welcome sight in mid-winter!
If you have one, use a mandoline or V-slicer to slice the fennel as thinly as possible.
This salad is already quite hearty, with dried fruit, toasted nuts, and lots of fragrant fresh mint, but could be made even more substantial with the addition of bulgur or couscous.
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 Middle-Eastern dish boasts great textures and flavors and makes a filling meal all by itself.
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.
Potatoes make a great stand-in for pasta in this hearty "lasagna".
Making granola is easier than you might think, and it's so satisfying to have jars of the homemade stuff in your pantry. In this version, nuts and oats are lightly coated in olive oil and maple syrup, which results in a deep and complex flavor.
This sweet potato side dish would be perfect on the Thanksgiving table - you can easily double or triple the recipe for a large group.
Creamy, crispy bunched turnips are delicious when roasted with a simple glaze.
This tasty pesto is made from flat-leaf parsley, which gives it a fresh and vibrant flavor. Pumpkin seeds, or pepitas, are toasted until warm and nutty, and make this pesto safe for those with tree nut allergies.
Dried lavender is optional but highly recommended here - it creates a perfect trio with the summery, ripe peaches, and the crunchy, golden cornmeal. You can find dried lavender in the Health and Wellness aisle with the bulk teas.
This raw tart, filled with fragrant, juicy, sweet peaches, is perfect for the summer months when lighter food is welcome.
Grain-, egg-, and dairy-free, with chickpeas as a main ingredient, these cookies are an unlikely internet sensation, and surprisingly decadent!
The key to light, fluffy mashed potatoes is a potato ricer: it gently turns the potatoes into tiny flakes, leaving you with perfect mashed potatoes.
Good springtime asparagus doesn't need a lot of preparation to become a stellar part of a meal.
You can make this tasty and unique salsa up to 4 hours ahead of time. Just keep covered in the refrigerator, and bring to room temperature before serving. Serve with tortilla chips or roasted chicken.
Use this recipe as a starting point. Toast the almonds if you like, or use walnuts or pine nuts instead. If you have other herbs on hand, add them to the parsley. This is of course delicious on pasta, but try it on roasted potatoes or lightly steamed vegetables.
This pickled eggplant is so good! Drizzle it with olive oil and eat it on toast.
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.
This complex-flavored pot roast with cranberries is rich and warming, with a light sweetness from caramelized sugar and citrus.
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.
Here's a great, flavorful, creamy soup that doesn't require a blender - only a can of pumpkin.
Purple rice cooks up sticky and very slightly sweet. It's delicious in this coconut rice recipe, topped with crispy fried shallots and toasted cashews.
If you've never tried your hand at making jam, this is a simple recipe to get you started, and is endlessly adaptable. You can add cinnamon, star anise, cloves, or cardamom. The marmalade will keep for two weeks in the refrigerator in an airtight container.
Crispy, crunchy onion rings, made healthier thanks to quinoa in three forms. These are easy to make vegan, too!
If you've been looking for a gluten-free pasta, quinoa pasta should earn a spot on your pantry shelves. It holds it shape, stays firm, and most importantly, tastes great.
Crunchy and vibrant, this salad is flavorful and refreshing.
A staple on the shelves of the Co-op, this incredible, raw spread is so much more than the sum of its parts! Use this umami-rich pâté as an unexpected ingredient in nori rolls, or slather onto a tortilla with some vegetables for a quick lunch. Take care to start the almonds and sunflower seeds in water the night before you make this.
Packed with butternut squash, bananas, and spinach, this delicious smoothie is more of a meal than a drink.