Barley Salad with Pickled Cabbage, Watercress, and Arugula 

Some dishes are all about texture, and this one delivers a satisfying mouthful of chewy and crunchy in every bite. Avocados and apples add a creamy sweetness.

Herb and Spice Quiz

What do you know about the herbs and spices we use in our food?

1. Herbs and spices can be combined in any way you like and with any foods.
2. The flavor of low-fat foods is enhanced by herbs and spices.
3. If you cut back on the amount of salt you use, you’ll be robbing your body of an important mineral.
4. Dried herbs and spices will keep indefinitely on your kitchen shelves.
5. Herb vinegar is useful for flavoring food.
6. Food without salt is bland and boring.
7. People are born with a taste for salt. It’s natural to want to use it in your food.
8. Most of the sodium comes from processed foods.

Grilled Shrimp Tacos with Fruit Salsa, Bean and Avocado Schmear 

Minimal cooking gets you out of the kitchen to enjoy these light and refreshing summer tacos.


Pumpkin Apple Spice Soup 

Enjoy this perfect combination of fall flavors.


Purple Slaw with Pecans and Apples 

If you’re trying to “eat the rainbow” this salad will get you closer to the pot of gold


Pork Green Chile Stew Recipe 

Making this stew can be an all-day affair, but it’s well worth the effort. If you make a big batch, you’ll have plenty left over to use in ways limited only by your imagination.


Roasted Corn with Feta and Grilled Watermelon 

Experience the savory side of watermelon with this refreshing, seasonal side dish.


Creamy Chicken and Broccoli 

A creamy sauce makes this dish seem slightly decadent, but using low-fat ingredients and serving it over a bed of steamed broccoli provides a healthful alternative to pasta.


Split Pea Soup 

This hearty, healthy soup is perfect for a cold winter night, and the recipe makes enough that you’ll have some leftover for lunches, too.


Kale Salad with Shredded Carrots and Raisins 

Winter greens are perfectly blended with the sweetness of carrots and raisins, balanced with savory cheese and a touch of garlic.


Happy as a Clam Corn Chowder 

This soup can be made ahead and served hot or cold.


Garden Fresh Veggie Sauté 

If you have a garden, use some of your fall harvest to deliver a little more complexity than your average stir fry and make use of your bounty.