Entertaining, Holidays & Special Occasions

Soba Noodle Salad with Edamame
A great salad is all about creating a pleasing combination of taste, texture and color. We feast with our eyes! Here we combine soba noodles with crisp vegetables for a nourishing salad. More »
Vegetarian Sauce & Pasta (diabetes-friendly)
Karen Graham's kids actually prefer this pasta sauce made with peanut butter and sunflower seeds to the traditional meat-based sauce. Serve the sauce over corkscrew noodle (rotini pasta). For a change, try whole wheat macaroni or spaghetti. Add a salad on the side, and have fruit and yogurt for... More »
Linguine with Lemon and Mint
The combination of lemon and mint is common in southern Italy, a legacy of the Moorish occupation, says author of 250 True Italian Dishes, John Coletta. Today mint is not widely used in cooking, but it’s a shame to waste it on garnishing drinks and desserts. It has a fragrant, distinctive flavor... More »
Fresh Vegetable Pasta Salad
The humble stalwarts of the garden combine in 
a satisfying sum. The perfect busy weeknight dish! More »
Vegetarian Golden Cauliflower with Split Peas
Perfect as a side dish at Thanksgiving, your next holiday gathering, or as a side on a busy weeknight! More »
Freshly Minted Pea Soup
Bored with traditional pea soup? This delicious alternative can be puréed using a blender or left in a chunkier form with flecks of orange carrot dotting the surface. More »
Clam Chowder (diabetes-friendly)
Classic chowders are made with whole milk or cream. This lighter clam chowder uses 2% milk and skim milk powder — and it still tastes delightfully rich. More »
Sun-Dried Tomato Cornbread (gluten-free)
Serve this moist savory cornbread, flavored with salty bursts of sun-dried tomatoes, with salad for a delicious lunch or wrap a few slices up for lunch or as a delicious afternoon snack. More »
Blueberry Peach Crisp
It's the end of summer and peaches are plentiful. This the perfect time to make this deliciously easy 'comfort food' recipe! More »
Zucchini Fritters (gluten-free)
Serve these fritters as part of an antipasti spread at your next bridal shower or wedding buffet. They are great on their own or, if you like to gild the lily, even better with a bowl of tzatziki along-side. More »
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