Recipes

Leave them feeling full with nutritious chia seeds

Leave them feeling full with nutritious chia seeds

A tiny tablespoon of chia seeds crams in tons of protein, fiber, healthy fats, calcium, iron, manganese, phosphorus, and omega fatty acids. That’s a lot to offer in a little seed.

A rich, creamy noodle kugel with apples and honey

A rich, creamy noodle kugel with apples and honey

Similar to a bread pudding held together by a rich, creamy custard, our apple-honey kugel is a perfect dessert for fall, as well as a fine dish for your Rosh Hashana table.

Sweet, less stew-like take on Rosh Hashana tsimmes

Sweet, less stew-like take on Rosh Hashana tsimmes

We kept all the essentials — carrots bolstered by parsnips, beets and a sweet potato — but instead of a stew texture, we aimed for more of a roasted vegetable dish with a deliciously sweet sauce.

Whole grains and honey make for healthy snack cake

Whole grains and honey make for healthy snack cake

If I’m feeling fancy, I’ll make a bright citrusy glaze, which is a nice counterpoint to the warm notes of autumn spices and honey.

Chocolate-prosciutto-peanut grilled bananas? Yes!

Chocolate-prosciutto-peanut grilled bananas? Yes!

The wrapped bananas spend a little time on the grill so the insides can get warm and tender, while the outside crisps nicely.

Tequila and ice cream: A delicious pairing!

Tequila and ice cream: A delicious pairing!

The beauty of this three-ingredient shake is that it is made with ice cream, so you don’t need to add ice and dilute the flavor.

DIY helps make cured salmon an everyday pleasure

DIY helps make cured salmon an everyday pleasure

Cured salmon — with all its rich, salty, savory, lusciously fatty goodness — too often is relegated to the breakfast or brunch table, and even then mostly for special occasions.

Banishing the blues with healthy blueberry muffins

Banishing the blues with healthy blueberry muffins

Ripe, plentiful blueberries are such a highlight of summer that some of us are prone to getting the blueberry blues during the rest of the year.

Taking a sweet and tangy approach to gazpacho

Taking a sweet and tangy approach to gazpacho

Watermelon and tomatoes may seem an unlikely combination, but in this simple, refreshing gazpacho they blend perfectly.

Japanese rice updates the tired old stuffed pepper

Japanese rice updates the tired old stuffed pepper

We started by ditching the ground beef in favor of chicken, then replaced the flavorless white rice with the more robust japonica, a colorful Japanese variety.