The vegan cold-fighting soup makes its own broth from dried chickpeas and aromatic vegetable. Sweet potatoes, carrots, and parsley add color and nutrition. Optional whole-grain pasta helps it slip down your throat. Lemon brightens it all. Take one big bowl daily for comfort and health.
Let collards sweeten your carrots for my healthiest twist yet on classic Southern collard greens. Use red onions for more phytonutrients and of course tahini instead of bacon or fatback. These were a hit at our family’s Christmas brunch. I’m making another big batch for luck and money on New Year’s Day. Update: these […]
Holiday potlucks seem overwhelming? This recipe for Precious Spice Carrots makes good use of your valuable time and delivers results worthy of a Solstice, Christmas, or New Year’s feast. I cut up whole carrots, but you can cut the prep time to less than five minutes by using whole baby carrots. Unusual spices add an […]
This richly flavored Coconut Vegetable Curry uses curry powder amped up with a few extra spices to get loads of flavor without loads of measuring. This brightly colored curry comes together in just 20 minutes of active time with an extra 10 minutes of simmering. The recipe also shows how to use coconut milk after […]
Carrot prices range from 49 cents to $4 a pound. Learning the trade-offs can help you save hundreds of dollars a year and enjoy better flavor. You really can’t go wrong. Carrots are a Cook for Good staple, loaded with vitamin A, vitamin C, fiber, and other nutrients that keep your skin glowing, eyes sharp, […]
The best ingredients lead to the simplest, tastiest meals. Day by day, it’s easier to answer the “what’s for dinner” question with real food as close to its natural state as possible. This spring salad, for example, relies on ultra-fresh salad mix, sweet carrots, and pungent green onions all grown locally by Kelly Morrison of […]