How to Make Refrigerator Oatmeal

[Editor's Note: I'm always in search of great, grab-and-go breakfast ideas for the morning, and this idea sounds fantastic! A combination of yogurt, oatmeal, and fresh fruit sets up overnight in the refrigerator, and can be eaten cold, whether that's at home, or whether you take it with you to work or school. It's a great way to get good morning nutrition without any hands-on work on a rushed morning. --Genie] ...more
 @gigabiting I'd never heard of it, either -- I'm definitely going to try it!more

Anti-Pasta Salad

[Editor's Note: What is it people really like about pasta salad? I'd argue it's not the pasta, but everything else that comes along with it: the dressing, the vegetables, and, if you're so inclined, the meats and/or cheeses. So why hasn't it ever occurred to me to make this brilliant variation ... one that simply omits the pasta? Check out this healthy recipe that's great for using up late-season summer vegetables. --Genie] ...more

Celebrate Late-Season Tomatoes With Tomato Tabouleh

[Editor's Note: In some parts of the country, tomato season is just about to end, while in others, there are still a few weeks of ripe, red goodness to go. Regardless, seize that last moment of tomato madness with this simple salad that requires garden- or farm-fresh tomatoes. It's healthy and lets the produce shine. --Genie] ...more
Yes. Great time for a delicious tomato salad. Let's eat tomatoes as much as we can :)more

Harissa-Spiced Chopped Salad

[Editor's Note: This week's Quicker Dinners option is a quick-to-pull-together salad that features plenty of iron-packed raw spinach, a protein punch from eggs, and a flavor boost from North African condiment harissa. It's a great option when you need to put dinner on the table quickly, but want to make sure everyone coming to dinner gets plenty of nutrition on their plate! --Genie] ...more
This sounds great, can't wait to try it ,  I've used Harissa in several recipes but never in a ...more

No-Bake Lasagna with Vegan Ricotta

[Editor's Note: Who says lasagna has to be baked? In this case, all the flavors of lasagna come through in a relaxed, simple fashion. Plus, because it uses a vegan cheese substitute, it's great for folks watching their dairy intake! Whip some up tonight and indulge without going overboard on calories! --Genie] ...more
Delicious recipe. Great because tasty and healthy are mixed together.more

Learn to Make Raw Butter

[Editor's Note: This terrific tutorial walks you through the simple steps to make raw cream into raw butter. It's important to make sure you have a legal source of raw cream to make this, but if you're somewhere where a local farm sells it, it's worth giving it a try just to see the difference between pasteurized and raw. --Genie]...more
Well that sounds easy enough!!more

Indonesian Avocado Shake

[Editor's Note: If you're looking for a decadent treat that also provides a dose of healthy fat, this avocado smoothie from Indonesia is just what you're looking for. It's native to Bali, and is a vacation in a glass! --Genie]...more

Campfire-Charred Eggplant

[Editor's Note: I love eggplant, but have never tried to cook it over a campfire. That will change, now that I've read this evocative post about a backpacking trip in Israel and a wonderful eggplant dish created with very little equipment, only four ingredients, and the incredible seasoning provided by woodsmoke and the great outdoors. --Genie] ...more
Love it!!! more

Kale Wraps With Spicy Mango Dipping Sauce

[Editor's Note: In hot weather, it's good to get raw. These nutritious wraps offer plenty of bang for their no-cook buck, and are totally vegan. They're a healthy way to beat the heat as the summer wears on. --Genie] ...more
looks good!!more

A Sweet Salad of Honey Roasted Carrots

[Editor's Note: Though carrots are the star of this recipe, I love that it includes roasted radishes, which are something I really enjoy eating. I just saw carrots and radishes at my local farmers' market yesterday, and this is a great way to put them to use! --Genie] Honey Roasted Carrot Salad ...more
Your honey roasted carrot salad looks very interesting. My friend told me about a European ...more