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Radish Greens Chimichurri

When the tops of root vegetables such as radishes and turnips are in good condition, don’t let them go to waste! This recipe transforms radish greens into a bright and...

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MOROCCAN SPICED CARROTS

The combination of cumin, coriander, and cinnamon in this side dish creates a unique and satisfying flavor that makes it easy to focus your plate on plants. Serves 4 as...

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Beet and Lemon Zest Hummus

Lemony and elegant, this unique take on hummus is colorful enough to draw a crowd and delicious enough to keep them coming back. Serve with crudités, crackers, or as a...

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Herbed Kohlrabi Slaw

This “cabbage turnip” is delicious grated into a slaw with bright herbs and tart vinaigrette. Serves 4. 3/4 pound kohlrabi (about 3 small bulbs, leaves and stems can be saved...

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Black Bean & Beet Burgers

Fried vegetarian patties bursting with beet flavor and vitamins. RECIPE Makes 8-10 burgers YOU NEED: 4 1/2 cups cooked rice, brown preferred One 16 oz. can black beans, drained and...

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White Bean Hummus with Oregano

Zesty and protein-rich, use the beans you love. RECIPE Makes 2 cups YOU NEED: 1 can of white beans, drained and rinsed* 3-4 tablespoons tahini 1-2 tablespoons olive oil Juice...

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Mandalay Rainbow Salad

A more approachable twist to a classic Southeast Asian salad that is bursting with color and flavor. Serves 6 1/4 cup grapeseed or canola oil 6 garlic cloves, thinly sliced...

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Quinoa Tahini Cookies

A nutty protein kick to the typical cookie treat. Makes about 4 dozen cookies 3/4 cup sugar 1/4 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup butter (or 1/3 cup vegetable oil for...

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Blueberry Bread Pudding

Great for using up leftover bread. Frozen fruit works especially well for this or other seasonal fruit as like apples, strawberries or pears. 6 cups bread (leftovers are best) Save...

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Very Zucchini Spice Bread

Try this lower carbon, higher fiber option in place of banana bread. Recipe contains more zucchini than the average zucchini bread for heightened moisture, flavor, and nutrients. Makes one loaf...

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Lavender Honey Lemonade

A refreshing and fragrant twist on lemonade. Serves 12 1/2 cup lemon juice, fresh 8 cups water 1 cup Lavender-Honey Syrup (see recipe below) Combine and serve cold. Pack glasses...

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Chocolate and Avocado Brownies

Embrace healthier fats in your diet: This variation on the classic brownie calls for avocado, a source of healthy unsaturated fat. Makes one 9×13-inch pan 1 3/4 cups all-purpose flour...

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Almond Olive Oil Cake

Have your cake and eat your healthy fats too with this moist and nutty dessert. Serves 8-12 YOU NEED: 1 cup almond meal or almond flour 1/2 cup all-purpose flour...

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Simple Homemade Kimchi

Fermented foods, such as kimchi, contain probiotics that support digestion. Fermenting at home can be intimidating, but with a little experience, you can let the microbes do the work for...

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Cod with Braised Celery and Tomato

The Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch program rates Pacific and Atlantic Cod as “Best Choice” or “Good Alternative” when caught responsibly. More destructive fishing methods land cod in the “Avoid”...

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Unity at Holiday Potlucks

Each year my sisters and I set out to re-create a modern day Fezziwigs Ball on Christmas Eve. You remember Mr. Fezziwig from Dickens’ A Christmas Carol: the generous, kind,...

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Tempeh and Spelt Berry Tabouleh

A Southwestern take on tabouleh with roasted tempeh that complements the other ingredients in this attractive, nutritious, and delicious vegan side dish, leaving you satisfied with a proper portion. Serves...

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Brussels Sprouts Caesar

An innovative use for what is often an overlooked vegetable, this salad is fun and flavorful. Yields 2 side portions YOU NEED: For the anchovy vinaigrette: 4 anchovies 2 garlic...

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D’anjou Pear Streusel

Tender bites of pear and juicy pieces of blackberry are irresistible with a streusel topping. Try local varieties of pear, if available, for a fresher, more robust flavor. Serves 8...

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Navajo Wild Sage Bread

Executive Chef Guido Lambelet at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, NM, has been experimenting with Native American recipes and some special ingredients. His signature version of...

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Cordillera Cocoa Nib Macaroon

Fair Trade Certified™ Cordilleria chocolate is a blend of Criollo and Trinitario cacao beans grown and processed in Colombia, whose farmers receive a better price for their beans — and...

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Nectarines and Coconut Cream

Bright, tart summer fruit and creamy coconut – it’s hard not to love this dessert. Serves 6 YOU NEED: 14-ounce can of full fat coconut milk, chilled overnight in refrigerator...

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Cauliflower Herb Flatbread

Trade in refined carbohydrates for a boost of antioxidants and fiber with this versatile side dish that can also be used as a pizza crust. Serves 4 as an appetizer....

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Multicolored Vegetarian Báhn Mì

A rainbow of rhubarb, orange pepper, avocado, and jalapeño makes this báhn mì anything but ordinary. Its delicious combinations of texture, taste, and nutrients are over the top. Serves 2...

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Ingrid’s Corn Salsa

Ingrid Rohrer-Downer, the executive chef at Bon Appétit’s Ronler Acres 3 Café, uses sweet corn from Brethren Farms for this vibrant fresh salsa. YOU NEED: 2 cups Brethren Farm sweet...

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Ginger-Lime Melon Pops

Cool, a bit spicy, and free of added sugar, these summertime classics are hydrating and healthy, while still feeling like a treat. YOU NEED: • 1/2 ripe cantaloupe, seeds and...

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Blended Celery Lemonade

A crispy green vegetable is a savory addition to an already refreshing and classic beverage that’s sure to quench your thirst. YOU NEED: 6 large celery stalks 3 lemons, juiced...

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Apricot Curried Chicken Salad

Grilling is a great way to infuse flavor into food while keeping your house cool. Here, Bon Appétit chefs Brian Anderson and Jeff Tachibana incorporate grilled apricots into a light,...

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Peach Lassi Freeze

This local, lighter take on an Indian classic will help you hydrate the healthy way this July. Serves 4 YOU NEED: 3 North American peaches in season, chopped and peeled...

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Seasonal Melon Agua Fresca

This agua fresca recipe makes use of any seasonal melons you may have on hand (try your local farmers’ market!) and includes much less added sugar than traditional agua fresca...

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Chicken Club Quesadilla

A quick, easy-to-assemble meal packed with protein and great flavors. Serves 4 YOU NEED: 12 oz Cooked Chicken breast or tenders or boneless chicken meat seasoned with salt and pepper...

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Cajun Tofu Burger

Spice up your meat-free barbecue options and impress your vegetarian friends. Makes 6 to 8 burgers. YOU NEED: 1 teaspoon olive oil, plus more for brushing 1 large carrot, finely...

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Reinvented 3-Bean Salad

A fresh twist on a classic salad that will be appreciated at any summer picnic. Serves 4 YOU NEED: 1 ½ cups cooked white beans (about one 15-oz can), drained...

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Red Lentil Croquettes

Containing a blend of aromatic spices, these baked croquettes are a delicious, nutritious, and low carbon replacement to meat or cheese-based varieties. Serves 4 YOU NEED: 1 cup red lentils...

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Sage-Braised Parsnip

Redefine this rustic root vegetable and enhance its deep and flavorful characteristics by slow cooking with herbs. Serves 6-8 YOU NEED: 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 pounds parsnips, peeled and...

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Fennel Bulb and Frond Gratin

Both the fennel fronds, which are delicious but often discarded, and the bulb are used in this recipe. The strong licorice flavor of fennel mellows with cooking. Serves 6 –...

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Chicken Paprikash

A classic Hungarian dish with so much paprika flavor that you won’t even miss the salt. To reduce saturated fat content, remove the chicken skin prior to serving. Serves 4...

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Craveable Kale Chips

Get your crunch and nutrients too with this versatile snack that is as easy on the environment as it is good for your well-being. Serves 4 YOU NEED: 1 bunch...

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Chia Seed Breakfast Pudding

Start this easy pudding the night before for a delicious, plant-based, and planet-friendly breakfast that’s high in protein, healthful omega-3 fats, fiber, and antioxidants. Serves 4 YOU NEED: 8 tablespoons...

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Edamame and Avocado Spread

Packed with flavor and heart-healthy mono- and polyunsaturated fats, this spread is sure to be a crowd pleaser. Makes 2 cups YOU NEED: 1-1/2 cups shelled edamame 1 medium avocado...

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Spicy Honey Soy BBQ Wings

Just five ingredients make up this robust flavored BBQ sauce. Either roast in the oven or on the grill. Serve with a mustardy potato salad. YOU NEED: 2 -2 ½...

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Roasted Cumin Cauliflower

Compounds found in cruciferous vegetables like cauliflower, broccoli, and Brussels sprouts are better cancer fighters when eaten in the whole food form, rather than taken in supplements. Serves 4 YOU...

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Herb Garlic Chicken

Explore herbs and tailor the fragrance of this robust dish to your own liking. RECIPE Makes six 3-4 ounce servings YOU NEED: 1 1/2 pounds skinless boneless chicken breast, raw...

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Oven-Fried Sesame Chicken

Comfort food made-over. Serves 4 YOU NEED: 1/3 cup buttermilk 1 egg white 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard Vegetable oil, to brush baking sheet 2 1/2 pounds...

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