Thai-Style Shrimp Salad
Fish sauce, lime juice and a bit of brown sugar add punch to sweet and salty shrimp.
Somali Bantu Rice
Flavored with cilantro and cardamom, this rice is a great side for chicken or beef.
Tuna and Walnut Pasta Salad
Canned tuna, toasted walnuts, jarred roasted red peppers and cooked pasta—dinner is done.
Toasted Walnut Creamed Corn
This sweet and filling dish is finished in the oven so that you don’t have to spend too much time stirring over a hot stove.
As one of the great compliments to any fall or winter meal, this lower saturated fat and calorie version of stuffing provides a delicious option for cooks. “Use a really tasty whole wheat bread,” suggests creator Mollie Katzen, “The better the bread, the better the result!”
Smart Oven Roasted Sweet Potato Batons
This simple and quick recipe is genius compared to sweet potatoes with marshmallows.
Smart Cole Slaw with Pears, Walnuts and Cranberries
This tastes best when it’s made at least a day (and up to 2 days) ahead of time. Leave out the pear and walnuts until just before serving.
Rustic Potato Gratin
These individual gratins are easy to make and serve. Light but full of flavor, they pair well with beef or chicken.
Buttermilk Mashed Jacket Potatoes
You won’t miss the butter or sour cream with these flavorful mashed potatoes served in their own jackets.
Squash with Walnuts and Thyme
Enjoy this seasonal favorite without any of the excess fat and calories
Pasta Salad with Chickpeas, Walnuts and Arugula
You can use those tiny fresh mozzarella balls (they are so good), and if they seem too big you can cut them in half, or even in quarters.