Cilantro-Pepita Pesto with Squash Ribbons and Fettuccine

Super flavorful cilantro-pepita pesto tossed with fettuccine and julienned summer squash makes a light and simple meal. You could skip the pasta altogether for a even lighter, gluten-free meal, but I liked the pasta-squash combination best.

Ingredients:  INGREDIENTS Cilantro-pepita pesto ⅓ cup raw pepitas (pumpkin seeds) 1 cup pac...

Perfect Roasted Asparagus


Learn how to make perfectly roasted asparagus here! This roasted asparagus recipe is a fantastic springtime side dish that everyone will love. You can season it however you’d like. You’ll find my seasoning suggestions below. Recipe yields 2 large or 4 modest side servings.

Ingredients:  INGREDIENTS Basic roasted asparagus 1 large bunch (about 1 pound) fresh aspa...

Easy Romesco Sauce


This romesco sauce is the best! This simplified romesco recipe is made with basic pantry ingredients and ready in 5 minutes. It’s bold, zippy and delicious. Recipe yields about 2 ½ cups.

Ingredients:  INGREDIENTS One 16-ounce jar of roasted red peppers, drained ½ cup raw or r...

Rhubarb Chia Jam

Easy, healthy rhubarb jam recipe made with chia seeds and honey. Tastes great on toast! The rhubarb chia jam is gluten free and easily made vegan. Recipe yields about 1 ½ cups.

Ingredients:  INGREDIENTS 1 pound fresh rhubarb, leafy ends removed, stalks chopped across into &f...

Thai Mango Cabbage Wraps with Crispy Tofu and Peanut Sauce

Mango salsa, crispy baked tofu and an irresistible peanut sauce on cabbage leaves. These salad wraps are light and delicious! Recipe yields 6 to 8 salad wraps. See notes to learn how to make it vegan and/or gluten free.

Ingredients:  INGREDIENTS Crispy baked tofu 1 (15 ounce) block of organic extra-firm tofu 1 tables...

Lemony Broccoli, Chickpea & Avocado Pita Sandwiches

These simple broccoli, chickpea and avocado pita sandwiches are a fresh lunch or dinner option. If you would like to have leftovers, store individual components separately, with plastic wrap pressed against the top surface of the mashed avocado to prevent oxidation (or, use hummus instead). Recipe yields 4 pita sandwiches, or 4 large toasts.

Ingredients:  INGREDIENTS Broccoli chickpea salad 1 bunch of broccoli, florets removed and sliced th...

Arugula & Watermelon Salad

Delicious watermelon salad recipe with fresh arugula, feta, olives and sherry vinaigrette. This surprising, sweet and savory salad is perfect for summer! Recipe yields 2 large salads (as shown) or 4 side salads.

Ingredients:  INGREDIENTS Salad 5 ounces arugula (about 5 cups, packed) 2 cups cubed (about 1&Prim...

Fresh Corn Salsa

Healthy Snacks

This fresh corn salsa recipe is the perfect summer appetizer! It’s made simply with sweet corn, onion, jalapeño, cilantro, lime and a dash of chili powder (avocado is optional). Recipe yields about 4 cups salsa.

Ingredients:  INGREDIENTS 3 cups raw corn kernels* (from about 4 cobs of shucked sweet corn) 1 c...

Gaby’s Cucumber Salad


Gaby’s cucumber salad recipe is the best cucumber salad I’ve ever had! It’s made with crisp cucumber and creamy avocado tossed in a simple balsamic vinegar dressing. Recipe yields 4 servings.

Ingredients:  INGREDIENTS 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 2 sma...

Citrus Olive Oil Cake

This tender olive oil cake recipe is infused with fresh citrus flavor. This cake is really easy to make (no mixer required). I used blood orange here, but feel free to use lemon, orange or any fresh citrus fruit you’d like (see tips on how to change up this recipe above). Recipe yields 1 loaf cake.

Ingredients:  INGREDIENTS Cake 1 ½ cups white whole wheat flour or regular whole wheat f...

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