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Mix pasta, spinach, beets, onion and walnuts in a salad bowl. Combine maple syrup, vinegar, and olive oil in a small jar and shake well. Pour over salad. Serve immediately or cover and refrigerate until you're ready to eat.

Bananas that are getting past ripe work perfectly in smoothies. Peel them, wrap them in plastic, and freeze them.

Farmers across the country raise this sweet, slightly nutty-tasting fish.

These muffins are perfect for breakfast or a snack. They get their crunch from chopped walnuts.

Before rolling, toss thin strips of the ham, turkey, and cheese with the veggies.

A flavorful soup that's a snap to prepare.

You don't have to tell anyone these are homemade, healthy granola bars. Just let your guests enjoy the chewiness of the oats and dense chocolate flavor from the highest-quality dark chocolate you can find.

Put all ingredients in blender and blend for about 20 seconds. If mixture is too thick, add a little more vegetable broth. Serve hot or cold.

Mix all ingredients and refrigerate until ready to use, or use immediately. To make the dipping sauce, put it in a blender and blend on high about 10 seconds.

Add chopped peaches after you have poured the pancakes on the griddle.

This is a great sauce for meat, fish, fowl, or pasta. You can also use it as a spread for crackers or bread.

Boil potatoes with garlic, then mash with sour cream, and whip until smooth.

The fillets are dipped in Japanese-style breadcrumbs and herbs before cooking.

These grilled chicken breasts can be served right away or refrigerated to use in sandwiches later.

A whole chicken is roasted with Vidalia onions and plum tomatoes, seasoned with lime juice and thyme.

A 3-ounce serving of the best steak possible is the centerpiece of this large salad. Cook the steak on an indoor, two-sided contact electric grill.

After combining ingredients, cover and chill for 2 hours before serving.

Apples, onions, and garlic are simmered with chops.

A moist quick bread perfect for the holidays.

Roast for 15 to 20 minutes (depending on thickness of asparagus), shaking once to turn spears. Pour on balsamic vinegar and serve hot or at room temperature.

To prepare as a gift, strain the vinegar into pretty bottles. Add a fresh sprig of rosemary to each.

Roast carrots, turnips, squash, and garlic for about an hour, stirring once or twice.

Rub the fillets with spices, Broil about 4 inches from heat for about 5 minutes. Turn fillets and broil 3 to 4 minutes longer.

Serve with hot brown rice and garnish with fresh chopped cilantro.

This meal is generally lightly seasoned, which allows each diner to add condiments to individual taste.

These ingredients are in the right proportions for one batch of dip mix. For a gift jar, keep adding a round of all five ingredients until you have enough to fill the jar.

This is a picture-pretty first course for a summer meal. Make in advance and serve chilled.

Flavored with fresh rosemary, this salad is perfect for a summer outing.

Naval oranges, ripe strawberries, and sliced bananas are served with a yogurt-ginger sauce.

Cubed potatoes are sautéed with onions and lima beans and seasoned with parsley and paprika.

Each serving contains about 133 calories, 27 g protein, 2 g fat (14% calories from fat), 69 mg cholesterol, 1 g carbohydrates, less than 1 g fiber, and 110 mg sodium.

A warm and satisfying soup, with fresh Asian flavors.

A fast and delicious meal that's perfect for lunch or dinner.

The perfect solution for that leftover chicken!

Fast and easy side dish that's ready in minutes.

A quick English dessert of cooked berries layered with whipped cream.

Sweet and savory combine into a delicious Spring salad.

A healthy topper for toast, waffle or pancakes.

This takes some patience, but you will be rewarded with a rich, seedless sauce, perfect for topping anything from fruit, to meat, to chocolate cake!

This recipe takes about 10 minutes to cook, once you’ve cut all your vegetables. It’s a good dish to top pasta or serve with grilled chicken, lean beef, or salmon.

Nothing makes an occasion more festive than a beautifully presented cake.

A perfect dressing for a perfect party vegetable.

This is a lovely side dish for chicken or fish.

A healthier version of an all-time family favorite.

Add a green salad and fresh corn on the cob and you’re good to go.

A salad that provides a host of health benefits.

This nutty salad is chock full of vegetables and complementary flavors.

Roasting really brings out the flavors of this delicious combination.

Healthy appetizers for you and your guests.

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