Maple Pecan Quinoa with Blueberries
Juicy blueberries really turn this bowl of warm cereal into something special. Not only is it incredibly tasty, but the juices turn the quinoa into an explosion of purple and blue that you don’t usually see in a typical breakfast cereal.
Dried Fruit and Nut Bars
This bar recipe is very flexible, as long as you keep the proportions the same. Feel free to make it your own by changing up the dried fruits and nuts to suit your tastes.
Tri-Color Pasta with Tuna, Spinach and Artichoke Hearts
This fresh and wholesome dish can be easily adapted to suit a variety of audiences. Perfect for left overs and on the go!
Smoky Eggplant and Chickpea Spread
Chickpeas (garbanzo beans) add loads of texture and fiber to this dip.
Risotto with Broccoli, Peas, Zucchini and Carrots
Bursting with great vegetable flavors, the creamy vegetarian risotto makes a great spring dinner.
Orange Pepper Shrimp with Texmati Rice
Sweet oranges and spicy black pepper create a fantastic marinade for shrimp. It’s a fairly simple dish that looks like it took hours to prepare. You can prepare the Texmati Rice ahead of time and reheat it in the same pan you used to sauté the shrimp.
Tomato, Squash, and Zucchini Gratin
A gratin is baked in a shallow dish (also called a gratin), with a topping of bread crumbs or cheese. The colors and flavors of the vegetables in this gratin are the perfect accompaniment to any type of meat dish. Feel free to experiment with different types of vegetables to create your own gratin.
Fudge Pudding Cake
Combining unsweetened cocoa with coffee enhances the chocolate flavor of this moist, fudgy cake. The mocha sauce collects in the bottom of the cooked cake and becomes partially absorbed as the cake cools, leaving a puddinglike layer on the bottom. Best of all, it is diabetic friendly.
Flourless Almond Mini Cakes with Mixed-Berry Topping
These little, sugar-free cakes are and good on their own, but even more delicious served with warm mixed-berry topping. The eggs are the key ingredient and must be used at room temperature.
Frozen Yogurt-Dipped Banana Pops
These easy-to-make fruit pops are real kid-pleasers, and making them is a wonderful (and healthy!) way to get kids into the kitchen.