Have you tried jicama? It is a crunchy, white-fleshed root vegetable with the texture of an apple. Its mild flavor and texture make it a great alternative to tortilla chips.
Split peas are high in fiber, which can help decrease cholesterol, normalize blood sugars, and help you achieve and maintain a healthy weight. All of these things, in turn, support a healthy heart.
This whole-grain breakfast is rich in fiber and extra filling. Let your slow cooker do the work overnight to save precious time in the morning (and to wake up to a house filled with wonderful smells).
These potato pancakes are mouth-wateringly light, thin and crispy. Try them as a side dish with applesauce and sour cream.
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Enjoy this tasty, filling Italian soup all year long — let it warm you up in the fall and winter, and fill it with fresh garden veggies in the summer.
Wheat berries impart a pleasant, chewy texture and nutty flavor. Best of all, they won’t turn into mush when mixed with a dressing or moist fruits or vegetables.
Enjoy this quick and easy dish as a vegetarian main course or as a simple side for a grilled entrée. It’s perfect for using up those end-of-the-season tomatoes.
Dessert doesn’t always have to be cake, cookies or ice cream. Serve this warm baked fruit dish on a chilly evening as the satisfying, sweet end to a meal.
Make a splash at your next dinner party with this colorful, sweet, crunchy and heart-healthy salad. (Have leftovers? Add sliced chicken breast for a heartier version to bring to work.)
A mousse can be sweet or savory, like this lighter-than-air side dish. Make it ahead of time and reheat in the microwave. Bake the sweet potatoes in soufflé cups or in a gratin or casserole dish.