Kale, Arugula, and Farro Salad
This simple salad is creamy, crunchy, and packed with flavor. Kale gives this salad hearty bulk while the arugula provides a light peppery flavor to the background.
Farro, Bean, and Roasted Vegetable Salad
If you have never tried farro, this is a great way to start. Farro gives this salad a wonderful texture.
Spicy Napa Cabbage Salad
Napa cabbage is softer in flavor and texture than traditional green cabbage. It is wonderful cooked and raw. This dish is so easy, you will make it often.
This delicious dish has a wonderful ginger flavor and gets spice from Sambal (or Sriracha). Even if you have non cauliflower lovers, you should try them on this dish! It is surprisingly good, dare I say great.
Kim Chi-Inspired Cucumber Salad
Kim Chi is a staple in the Korean diet. It is usually made with Napa Cabbage and is fermented. It takes several days to make. This recipe is not fermented so it is technically not Kim Chi. It is, however, delicious and is a great side dish with salmon or other fish. It is also good on a sandwich to add some crunch and a bit of heat thanks to the Korean chili powder.
Tomato and Pepper Salad with Lime
A bright and fresh salad with great flavor that will keep well for several days!
Spinach with Raisins and Pine Nuts
Simply delicious! Add some heat along with the sweet raisins by adding pepper flakes.
Pasta with Spinach and Beans
This easy and delicious recipe utilizes unique cannellini beans! Have fun with this dish by using a variety of small pastas such as penne, fusilli, farfalle, or orecchiette.
Rice with Lima Beans and Cumin
This is really an amazing rice dish. It is so creamy and has an exotic flavor thanks to the tang of the yogurt and cumin.
Cucumber Caper Salad
This dish takes cucumber salad to a new level by bursting with flavor from the addition of capers and lemons!
This easy olive spread, also known as tapenade, is so simple and versatile. Have it on pita bread, as a condiment, or in a tuna fish sandwich!
Whole Grain, Chickpea, and Black Bean Salad
This salad is actually a main dish with whole grain, vegetables, beans, and nuts. It keeps for several days and actually is better after a day or so. Exact proportions are not critical so don’t worry if you have more tomatoes or less cucumber.
This Mediterranean Bowl is perfect for meal prep. Utilize already-cooked brown rice to throw this lunch or dinner together quickly.
Sweet Potato Casserole
This take on a traditional Sweet Potato Casserole offers a healthy way to enjoy this holiday classic any time of the year! Using fresh sweet potatoes is best, but draining and rinsing canned sweet potatoes would also work.
Oven Roasted Butternut Squash
Savory and delicious! This recipe for Oven Roasted Butternut Squash, shared with us by our friend Chef Ellen Clevenger-Firley, will delight your taste buds.
Packed with veggies, Caponata has a wonderfully delicious sweet and sour taste. Serve on slices of Olive Oil Toast for a wonderful appetizer or use as a sauce on your favorite whole grain or pasta.
Med Morning Muesli
Muesli by any other name is cold oatmeal – and it rocks! Here is a recipe that we have worked on to get the taste just right without breaking the calorie bank.
Avocado Tomato Salad
This is a non-recipe recipe. A recipe that really is just a very simple prep technique with a few ingredients.
Ginger Bok Choy
Bok Choy is a wonderful vegetable that is in the cabbage family but is much milder than most cabbage. You can find bok choy in most grocery stores. Baby bok choy is becoming more popular and may also be available. The ginger, soy and chili give it a wonderful Asian flair.
Wild Mushroom and Barley Risotto
This risotto takes advantage of this grain’s great taste and creamy texture when cooked using this method.
Eggs with Vegetable Hash
Eggs are a great protein source and easy to keep on hand. This recipe really punches up the vegetables and is a great breakfast or brunch dish.
Carrot Ginger Soup
Carrots are always available, they are affordable and versatile. This is a great soup that uses lots of carrots and is a good way to use extra carrots you think may go bad.
Olive Oil Deviled Eggs
Deviled eggs are a popular staple on the Southern dinner table. I have made literally hundreds of dozens over my life. They are delicious. However, can we achieve a great deviled egg using more Med-friendly ingredients, namely olive oil.