Roasted Salmon with Avocado Salsa

Prep/cook time: 28 minutes Serves 4 / The piquant relish adds a delicious zing to this dish. Ingredient tip: Try to use salmon fillets of an even 1-inch thickness, which won’t dry out as quickly. View recipe.

Mustard-Agave Chicken Breasts

Prep/cook time: 30 minutes Serves 6 / Children and adults alike enjoy this supereasy, sweet and tangy chicken that’s seasoned with agave, a natural low-glycemic sweetener. Serving tip: Brown rice makes a good side dish. View recipe.

Red Lentil Soup

Prep/cook time: 40 minutes Serves 6 / Warming on a fall night, this one-pot meal provides both nourishing protein from lentils and antioxidants from superfood spinach. Masoor dal, a beautiful salmon-colored lentil, is skinned and split before purchase, so it cooks quickly and turns golden and soft when cooked. You can substitute red or yellow lentils, though cooking time will increase a bit. View recipe.

Corn, Red Pepper, and Avocado Soup

Prep/cook time: 25 minutes Serves 4 / A beautiful, light supper. Puréeing some of the soup creates a creamy texture—without any cream. Recipe by Lisa Turner. View recipe.