Skillet Brown Rice Fusilli with Lamb, Zucchini, and Feta

A mouthwatering, gluten-free pasta dish that combines exotic flavors in a hearty dinner. View recipe

Brown Rice Pasta with Rapini and White Beans

Serves 4 / Rapini’s slight bitterness and the hot-pungent flavors of this southern Italian sauce make a perfect foil for pasta and beans. View recipe

Qunioa and Salmon Stew with Tomatoes

Serves 4 / Quinoa is a quick-cooking and versatile whole grain. This unusual approach pairs it with dill and salmon, with felicitous results. View recipe

Roasted Asparagus and Quinoa Salad

Serves 6-8 / Roasting asparagus concentrates its flavor. If you don’t have quinoa, serve the asparagus atop brown rice or couscous; or simply as is. View recipe

Curried Lentils with Sweet Potatoes and Spinach

Serves 4 / Smooth, whole-milk yogurt softens the spices in this fragrant, colorful dish. View recipe

Roasted Sweet Potato Sticks

In this more unusual approach to cooking sweet potatoes, the ingredient, which is full of fiber and beta-carotene, is cut into long wedges and roasted until slightly crispy on the outside and creamy on the inside. View recipe.  

Smoked Salmon Salad

This wonderful salad is a complete meal. It can be made a day ahead and refrigerated; just don't toss with the dressing until you're ready to serve. View recipe

Indian-Spiced Sweet Potato Soup

Bright and spicy, this dairy-free soup makes a fast, complete meal.  View recipe

Pasta Fagioli

This classic Italian pasta and bean dish is irresistibly good and cheap! Kids especially love it. You can speed up cooking time by preparing beans in a pressure cooker. View recipe

African Red Beans & Couscous

If you've always thought beans were boring, try this extraordinary recipe flavored with almonds. The beans are served over couscous, a grain popular in Northern Africa. View recipe

Baked Winter Squash with Heirloom Beans and Hominy

Served grouped on a platter or on individual plates, this dish is a striking centerpiece for any festive table. View recipe

Heirloom Bean Stew

For a delightful comfort-food meal, serve these beans with slices of toasted rustic bread brushed with a fruity olive oil, along with wedges of a sharp artisan cheese. View recipe