Rice Noodles with Butternut Squash & Five-Spice Shrimp Recipe

Rice Noodles with Butternut Squash & Five-Spice Shrimp

Noodle dishes like this one are often served as part of a Chinese New Year’s celebration to symbolize a long, healthy life. In this easy recipe, butternut squash adds another layer of meaning with a golden color evocative of a prosperous year to come.

Quick Beef & Napa Cabbage Pho Recipe

Quick Beef & Napa Cabbage Pho

Classic Vietnamese noodle soup typically takes hours to make, but this healthy pho recipe gets tons of flavor from cooking the aromatics and spices before adding the broth. Serve with hoisin, Sriracha and lime wedges....

Moroccan Chickpea-Stuffed Acorn Squash Recipe

Moroccan Chickpea-Stuffed Acorn Squash

Think of this healthy vegetarian side dish recipe as a meatless tagine served in a squash bowl. Kabocha, sweet dumpling or carnival squash make good alternatives to acorn squash. To make this side a hearty vegeta...

Hoppin' John with Orange Bell Peppers Recipe

Hoppin’ John with Orange Bell Peppers

Hoppin' John with Orange Bell Peppers Loads of ham hocks, cured pork belly or even smoked turkey wings are usually key ingredients in this Southern dish. In this healthy Hoppin' John recipe, smoked paprika and cayenne pepper bring on the flavor. Ounce-for-ounce, these two spices contain roughly 2 1/2 times the beta carotene of boiled sweet potatoes. Serve as a main-dish stew or serve a smaller portion as a side along with some brown rice.

Golden Beet Salad with Apricot Vinaigrette Recipe

Golden Beet Salad with Apricot Vinaigrette

You might think of dried apricots as a colorful, tasty snack, but in this healthy beet salad recipe they're pureed into the dressing, adding both sweetness and a silky texture. The fruitiness and spices are well-balanced in this dish, but if you like, add another dimension with a sprinkle of chopped fresh herbs, such as tarragon or mint.