I’ve updated my carrot cake recipe by adding a tangy frosting that tastes like a cream-cheese frosting, but with ingredients that may be easier to get. The cake is moist and spicy, with flecks of orange carrot. The healthy ingredients include plenty of carrots (surprise!), fresh ginger, white whole wheat flour, and very little oil. […]
Serve asparagus to a crowd without going broke. Showcase the bright-green grassy vegetable on a cushion of Rich Mushroom Sauce and toasted baguette. Lemon makes the sauce bright and raw cashews make it creamy and dairy-free. Perfect for Easter brunch, weddings, or other spring festivities. These sophisticated spring snacks cost just 43 cents each using […]
Make this quick and bright salad in less than ten minutes. It has only four or five ingredients, no added fat, and loads of nutrition. Raisins and balsamic vinegar add sweetness without sugar, so even kids and meat-and-potato men will eat—and enjoy!—their vegetables. Fast enough for a weeknight dinner, festive enough for Easter brunch. The […]
Lemon-Spinach Pesto with Whole Wheat Rotini is bright, flavorful, and costs only $1.53 for a main-dish serving using organic ingredients. The sauce alone costs just $1.42 a serving. It’s good on hot baked potatoes, crackers, green beans, peas, and more.
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 […]
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