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Trader Joe’s Recipe: Melodius Masala Curry

Forget take-out. This vegetarian lentil and garbanzo bean curry is on the table in under 10 minutes thanks to a handful of ingredients (just 4!) from your neighborhood Trader Joe's. It'll also cost you less than $4 per serving! Look…

Steel Cut Oat “Risotto” with Mushrooms and Kale

Oats aren’t just for breakfast! We’re swapping in steel cut oats for Arborio rice in this weeknight-friendly vegetarian main dish that will leave you wondering why you haven’t tried savory oats sooner. It’s everything you love about traditional risotto without…

Cheese tortellini with roasted red pepper pesto and spinach

Tortellini with Roasted Red Pepper Pesto

Swap in a jar of roasted red bell peppers for basil in this 20-minute weeknight-friendly pasta dish. Be sure to drain and rinse the red peppers to remove the brine (which can be a little too tangy). For an easy…

Sheet pan with acorn squash rings around cooked eggs

Squash Egg-in-a-Hole

For an autumnal spin on the classic egg-in-a-hole, try this. It's great for breakfast-for-dinner night (or weekend brunch) and only requires about 5 minutes of hands-on time. Small to medium acorn squash work best. I'm suggesting you top these with…

Two bowls of cabbage roll soup with wild rice on a gray backdrop

Cabbage Roll Soup with Wild Rice

You can forget about making a filling, rolling it into cabbage leaves, and an hours-long simmer! This Cabbage Roll Soup with Wild Rice delivers all the flavor and nostalgia of the classic comfort food in a fraction of the time…

A small saucepan filled with fluffy coconut rice on a gray back drop

Perfect Coconut Rice

If you're looking for a coconut rice recipe that is perfectly balanced and not too coconut-y, this is the one. It cooks up perfectly in about 20 minutes and pairs really well with Asian-style dishes, like stir-fries and curries. Be…

A large salad bowl with kale and greens topped with two curried pumpkin bean burgers and tahini sauce

Pantry Recipe: Curried Pumpkin Bean Burgers

If you're one to stock up on canned pumpkin during the fall months, you likely have everything on-hand to make these quick and easy weeknight veggie burgers. Be sure to use 100% canned pumpkin, not pumpkin pie filling. These burgers…

Quinoa grain bowls topped with roasted butternut squash, dried cranberries, toasted pepitas and maple-tahini dressing

Butternut Squash Quinoa Bowls with Maple-Tahini Dressing

Warmly spiced roasted butternut squash is the star of the show in these fall-inspired grain bowls. Garam Masala seasoning is an Indian spice blend that pairs perfectly with the sweetness of winter squash (find it near the other dried herbs…

A tabletop display featuring a bowl with rice, greens and slow cooker beef roast with pickled vegetables, Banh Mi style.

Slow Cooker Beef Banh Mi Bowls

Fall is on the horizon, and while you might not be ready for soups and stews, I'd say it’s time to bust out the slow cooker! Brimming with fresh produce, this fun spin on the Vietnamese classic Banh Mi sandwich…

A black cutting board topped with portobello mushrooms which have been made into pizzas and topped with sauce, cheese and pepperoni.

Easy Portobello Pizzas

Sneak in an extra vegetable serving (and cut down on prep time) by swapping pizza dough for mushrooms! Top portobello mushroom caps with jarred sauce, shredded cheese and your favorite toppings for a healthy meal that’s ready in 15 minutes. And…

A place setting featuring two gray bowls filled with beef pho noodles.

Weeknight Beef Pho

Spice things up this week with Beef Pho, a traditional Vietnamese soup, without spending hours in the kitchen. With a handful of simple ingredients and store-bought short-cuts, you can bring all the flavors of this classic Asian comfort food to…

A kitchen table with a cutting board, sliced pork tenderloin, assembled sandwiches, and jar of apple butter

Leftover Pork Tenderloin Sandwiches

In my house, no one was typically clamoring for the leftover pork tenderloin. That is, until I discovered it makes for an awesome sandwich when topped with dijon mustard, apple butter and white cheddar. This is such a clever use…