Butternut Squash and Spinach Polenta Bowl

Easy Flexible Grains Seeds Vegetables Vegetarian

Four favorites come together in this dish: butternut squash, polenta, spinach and, of course, cheese. I also love eating out of bowls, the really rounded kind that fit in your hands just right. This is great, tasty comfort food. Read more

Roasted Broccoli and Chickpea Quinoa Bowls

Beans Easy Grains Seeds Vegetables Vegetarian

I initially decided to try this recipe because it looked healthy. Broccoli, chickpeas and that trendy, protein-rich seed quinoa. Yeah, OK, I’ll try it. Ho hum. Read more

Apple and Ginger Lentil Salad

Beans Easy Low-fat Recipes Salads Seeds Vegetarian

I found this recipe on eatingwell.com when I was looking for healthy vegetarian options for soon-to-arrive guests. It met the requirements: Protein, check. Interesting flavor profile, check. Served cold, check (forecasts of 90-degree days). Read more

Quinoa With Papaya, Orange and Honey

Breakfast Grains Low-fat Recipes Seeds

I found this recipe in Jason Roberts’ Good Food Fast while I was looking for breakfasts that could be made ahead and assembled quickly by me and our early-rising house guest. Read more