Mint Lemonade Chickpea Salad

Each bite of this mint lemonade chickpea salad is like a drop of sunshine for your taste buds. Mint and lemon are no flavor strangers, and although both can be quite bold, they work wonderfully together, especially in this dressing…. Read more

Lentil Salad with Lemon and Fresh Herbs

Once the lentils are cooked, this salad comes together quickly. Mint and cilantro complement this dish well, but we have a hunch you’ll be making it so often you’ll want to try basil and tarragon for a nice change. Instructions:… Read more

Strawberry-Pistachio Salad

We love the flavor, color, and texture that strawberries bring to this salad, while grains and pistachios offer an irresistible blend of chewy and crunchy. Want to eat this for lunch all week? Keep the perishable ingredients (everything listed after… Read more

Mexican 10-Layer Dip

We can’t get enough of this colorful, guilt-free Mexican 10-layer dip, topped with avocado and tofu “sour cream” and served with homemade tortilla chips. Recipe from the Forks Meal Planner. (Sign up now to receive weekly fast and easy recipes,… Read more

Fresca Bean Salad

Chow down. Or lighten up. To make this a heartier dish, add 1½ cups cooked quinoa. Warm quinoa gives the dish a delightful hot-cold contrast. Conversely, the dish can be made lighter by adding 2 cups of fresh greens, like… Read more

My Mama’s Potato Salad recipes

When I was a kid, I would only eat my mother’s and my grandmother’s potato salad – and I refused to eat potato salad from the grocery store. Try this recipe to find out why! Instructions: Place the potatoes in… Read more

Quinoa Primavera recipes

This colorful quinoa will make you say quin-wow! Jam-packed with loads of yummy veggies, this dish makes a one-pot meal that packs a tasty punch. It’s from vegan ultramarathoner Matt Frazier and writer, yoga teacher and health coach Stepfanie Romine’s… Read more

Potato Power: 10 Spectacular Spud Recipes to Supercharge Your Day!

Somewhere along the way the potato got a bad wrap. Not in Ireland—they’ve always loved them there and even have a National Potato Day—but ever since some bright spark decided carbohydrates were the enemy, the potato has taken a hit. And no one ever… Read more

Jordanian Roasted Chickpeas

A prominent part of the Jordanian diet, the chickpea (or garbanzo bean) is one of the major food legume crops in Jordan. Though they appear in a variety of entrées and side dishes such as stews or hummus, in this… Read more

Asian Cucumber and Sea Vegetable Salad

Who would have guessed that cucumbers and seaweed could be such good friends? One grows up high on the vine, while the other is born on the mean streets of the ocean floor. This salad is refreshing: crunchy and light… Read more

Spicy French Fries

Plain baked fries are certainly tasty enough, but once in a while it’s nice to spice it up, as we do here. Revised/updated from The Forks Over Knives Plan Instructions: 1. Preheat the oven to 450°F. Line a baking sheet… Read more

Crispy Buffalo Cauliflower Bites

This recipe came together after a lot of trial and error. The trick to making oil-free cauliflower crispy (and for it to stay that way) is to wait until after baking to salt the cauliflower. You will not need to… Read more

Southwestern Potato Bowl

What is more filling than potatoes? And what packs more Southwestern flavor than Ro-Tel Diced Tomatoes and Green Chilies? Nothing and no one. So, giddyup! After gobbling up these flavor-loaded taters, you’ll feel like riding in a rodeo! (Editor’s Note:… Read more

Aloo Baingan (Potato and Eggplant)

If you love Indian food like I love Indian food, then let me tell you: We found the mother lode! Since I did not grow up with an Indian mother and not even an Indian aunt, I had to teach… Read more

Herbed Fingerling Potatoes

This recipe uses a lot of fresh herbs, but you can make it with dried herbs instead. Use only half the quantity for dried herbs as indicated for the fresh herbs. Instructions: 1. Add the potatoes to a saucepot and fill… Read more

Apple, Grapefruit, Pomegranate Salad

This refreshing salad does not need any dressing or seasoning. You can substitute oranges for the grapefruit, if you like. Instructions: 1. Place the apple, grapefruit, and pomegranate seeds in a bowl. Add the lemon juice (if using), salt, and… Read more

Festive Finger Food Recipes for Holidays, Parties, and Celebrations

Whether you’re hosting a huge party or a casual get-together, these delectable appetizers and finger foods will make your guests come back for seconds. From side dishes to hors d’oeuvres, there is something for everyone! Smokey Little Devils  These tiny… Read more

Fava Bean Salad recipes

Also known as broad beans, fava beans are native to North Africa and parts of Asia. If you cook the dried bean, you have to remove the outer shell before eating them (so don’t feel guilty about buying canned!). Fava… Read more