Want to get your family or clients to eat more of the healthy green stuff? Test out these simple toppings on any fresh or frozen veggie dishes:
Orange-Sesame Drizzle. Whisk together 2 tablespoons (tbs) reduced-sodium soy sauce, 2 tbs orange juice, 1 tbs rice vinegar, 1 tbs toasted sesame oil, 2 teaspoons (tsp) sugar, 1/2 tsp chili-garlic sauce, 2 tsp minced fresh gin...
Serve this fiber-rich entrée over a whole-grain side dish, like brown rice, barley, bulgur or quinoa.
2 (15- or 19-ounce) cans of white kidney beans,
drained and rinsed
11/4 pounds boneless, skinless chicken thighs,
trimmed and cut into 1-inch chunks
3 teaspoons (tsp) olive or canola oil...
The recipe for this quick and easy appetizer can be doubled to serve as an entrée.
1 tablespoon (tbs) olive oil
3 1/2 cups thinly sliced fennel bulb
1/4 teaspoon (tsp) salt
1/8 tsp freshly ground black pepper
4 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
1 bay leaf
Although this recipe is quick and easy, you can save even more time by using minced garlic from a jar and/or frozen mixed vegetables!
1 tablespoon (tbs) extra-virgin olive oil
3⁄4 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast, cut in 3⁄4-inch pieces
1 large zucchini, diced
1 large red pepper, cored and diced
1 teaspoon (tsp) minced g...
Serve this tasty chutney
as a dip or as a topping for
whole grains, steamed veggies,
chicken, fish or tofu.
4 cups diced cantaloupe
(about 1 melon)
1⁄3 cup golden raisins
1⁄3 cup minced red onion
1⁄4 cup sugar
1⁄4 cup water
3 tablespoons white-wine vinegar
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1⁄2 cup chopped onion
1 teaspoon (tsp) olive oil
1⁄2 cup thinly sliced celery
1⁄2 cup thinly sliced carrot
1 tsp finely chopped garlic
1 can (28 ounces)
diced tomatoes in juice
2 1⁄2 cups water
1 tsp dried oregano
1 tsp dried basil
1⁄2 tsp dried cumin
salt and freshly ground pepper to taste
1 can (15 ounces) white
(cannellini or Great Northern) beans,
rinsed and drained
Does your car practically steer itself to the nearest fast-food joint when you’re driving home from work? Are you on a first-name basis with the counter staff at your local hamburger haven? If so, take comfort in the fact that you’re not alone in the fast-food lane. These days, we’re all short on time and suckers for a quick meal—your clients included.