Anyone who loves smoky flavor and wants to incorporate it into a healthy diet will appreciate this recipe. When tomatoes get blended, they lose some of their color. The smoked paprika helps intensify the red color and also adds a hint of smoke that pairs beautifully with the sweet-tart flavor of the tomatoes.Read on!
Lemon and parsley is a flavor combination that’s been enjoyed for ages. This recipe gives you a chance to use it in a delicious new way.Read on!
If you like toasty flavors, you’ll love this dressing. Roasted garlic has a mellow, sweet flavor compared to the intense and overwhelming taste of raw garlic.Read on!
The burgundy-red color of this dressing along with its playful sweet-and-sour profile will give any salad great visual contrast and flavor.Read on!
Because bell peppers are available year-round, this dressing can be a staple. Although this recipe calls for red or yellow peppers, any color will work.Read on!
Raw tahini, which is made from sesame seeds, can be purchased at most natural food stores and gourmet grocery stores. This dressing is high in natural fat, so if you are accustomed to dressings that have a high oil content, this is a healthful choice that will feel satisfying and familiar.Read on!
Fresh raspberries are highly perishable. They are usually sold in plastic containers. Before purchasing, inspect the paper that lines the container bottom. It should be dry, and the raspberries should not be bruised or moldy.Read on!
A mango is ripe when you can smell its sweet fragrance.Read on!
This is a great alternative for when you are craving crab cakes but yet you are determined to stay on a plant based diet.Read on!
Put tacos and quesadillas together and you get tacodillas! Other fillings can be used instead of the potatoes. This dish is a great way to use leftovers in the refrigerator and use them as a filling.Read on!
Red lentils are smaller than other lentils and are usually split. They work well for this recipe because they cook very quickly.Read on!
This is a great and refreshing summertime salad, when the sweet corn and the ripe tomatoes are in full swing.Read on!
Hearts of palm are ivory colored and similar in texture to bamboo shoots. They are usually about one inch in diameter and three inches long. Look for them in the canned vegetable section of your supermarket. Make sure you rinse them well after opening the can in order to remove excess salt.Read on!
Jicama is a root vegetable indigenous to Mexico. Once the light-brown skin is removed, its white color, sweet flavor, and crunchy texture can be readily enjoyed. Increase or decrease the chile powder in this salad depending on how spicy you like your food.Read on!
A ripe watermelon should feel heavy for its size. Ideally, it will have a yellow spot where it sat on the ground, and it shouldn’t have any soft spots.Read on!