Grilled Portobello Mushroom Steaks
Try this meat alternative—grilled mushrooms—at your next barbecue.
Grilled Shrimp with Tomato Salad
Sweet shrimp cooked on the grilled perfectly complement a tomato salad with citrus vinaigrette.
Pan-fried Sea Bass with Green Salad and Sweet-and-Sour Dressing
There are lots of Asian influences going on here, although their choice of fish would be different. Fresh and tangy, it’s the perfect light meal.
Lemongrass, Chicken, and Peanut Salad
Now that so many Asian ingredients are readily available in local supermarkets, they’re easy to put together. This one is pretty fiery, but chiles are good for you!
Roasted Shallot Vinaigrette
Try this mild vinaigrette made from shallots on salads or sautéed vegetables.
Warm Beet Salad with Red Onion, Mint and Pistachios
Crunchy pistachios and aromatic mint add flavor to this warm beet salad. Serve as a side or have a full meal by adding feta, shrimp or chicken.
Chickpea, Avocado and Pea Shoot Salad
Make your next meal “clean”—whole, minimally processed and local—with this quick-and-easy chickpea salad.
Pan-Fried Tofu with Soy Sauce and Sesame Dressing
This quick-and-easy appetizer is infused with Asian flavors.
Crunchy California Sunshine Salad
Perfect of pot-lucks, this salad features the sweetness of dried fruit and the crunch of jicama.
We love this dish with garlicky grilled shrimp or beef. Or add a can of garbanzo beans for a hearty main dish.
Spring Fruit Compote
Berries, pineapple and dried apricots meld in a light syrup of Grand Marnier or orange juice.