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This Navy Bean Stew has leeks, tomatoes, and ham, and it's thickened with refried pinto beans.
It took me six tries to get the result I was after, but I loved these Roasted Kale Chips with Sea Salt and Vinegar
This recipe for Roasted Cauliflower Slices with Kalamata Olive and Garlic Vinaigrette is already a favorite for me!
There are a lot of variations for this Asian Chicken and Cabbage Salad recipe, but in my family we love this version made by my sister Sandee!
This Spicy Dipping Sauce with Sriracha is great for Sweet Potato Fries or Roasted Vegetables.
This crockpot recipe for Sausage, Peppers, and Cannellini Bean Stew was inspired by an abundance of red and green bell peppers.
This Quick and Easy Spicy Broiled Shrimp is an impressive dinner that only takes minutes to make.
Even if you happen to be a Colts fan, this Louisiana-Style Red Beans and Rice is a pretty comforting dish.
This favorite Lake Powell Spicy Rice is another Creole-Seasoned recipe that Saints fans might like.
It's just a coincidence that the Saints are in the Superbowl and these Spice Rubbed and Roasted Fish Fillets use Creole seasoning. Honest.
Braised Cauliflower with Garlic and Anchovies officially becomes one of my favorite recipes.
This Ground Turkey and Bean Stew has Cumin, Green Chiles, and Cilantro, plus a touch of Lime.
These Eggs Fried in Olive Oil with Wilted Greens and Sumac are quickly becoming my favorite breakfast!
This Cannellini Bean and Kale Soup with Ham is finished with a dash of sherry vinegar.
This Baked Halibut with Sour Cream, Parmesan, and Dill Topping looks impressive, but it couldn't be easier to make.
This Split Pea Soup with Bay Leaves, Epazote, and Red Bell Pepper was an experiment I loved, but you can use carrots if you prefer.
This is not rice, but if you like cauliflower, you just might like this "Cauliflower Rice" with Fried Onions and Sumac.
I used leftover rotisserie chicken to make this West African Chicken and Peanut Stew with Chiles, Ginger, and Green Onions.
This Ground Beef and Sauerkraut Soup was a big hit at my soup party on New Year's Day, and it's South Beach Diet friendly too!
Make this Breakfast Casserole with Spinach, Leeks, and Goat Cheese and you have a healthful breakfast to reheat for several days.
This Spicy Red Lentil Stew with Lime and Cilantro is vegan, and a healthy way to start the new year!
When you're tired of rich and sugary holiday food, some of this Ham and Cabbage Soup in the crockpot can be a very good thing.
These almond flour "Snickerdoodles" are low in sugar and gluten free.
For an alternative to sugary treats, these Chickpea Crisps with Za'atar make a great low-glycemic and gluten-free appetizer!
I was intrigued by these Whole Wheat Chocolate Cookies from the NYT, and my lower-sugar version turned out great!
These Garlic and Rosemary Roasted Shrimp Skewers were great with Fuyu persimmon, but other fruits or veggies could be used.
Low-Sugar Whole Wheat and Oatmeal Spice Cake with Fuyu Persimmon is a perfect light holiday dessert.
For anyone who needs to limit sugar, Flourless and Low-Sugar (or sugar-free) Chocolate Shortbread Cookies (and they're gluten-free too!)
This Winter Fruit Salad with Persimmons, Pears, Grapes, and Agave-Pomegranate Vinaigrette was a big hit at a pot-luck!
My fun with persimmons continues with Black Bean Salad with Fuyu Persimmon, Avocado, and Cumin-Lime Vinaigrette.
Between holiday indulgences, something like this Napa Cabbage and Red Cabbage Salad with Fresh Herbs and Peanuts is a good choice.
Brown Rice Casserole with Leftover Turkey (or chicken), Mushrooms, Sour Cream, Cheese, and Thyme is great for Thanksgiving leftovers!
Turkey and Pinto Bean Chili with Lime and Cilantro to make with leftover Thanksgiving turkey or ground turkey, your choice.
I'm testing recipes using leftover turkey, and these Turkey and Guacamole Quesadillas were great. If you're not cooking a turkey, use chicken.