Matcha is a powdered green tea that’s high in antioxidants; you’ll find it in most large natural grocery stores or Asian markets.
This island-inspired smoothie is made with coconut milk for next-day thickness, and is loaded with fruit for a flavor reminiscent of a favorite tropical beverage.
Chia and hemp seeds add omega-3 fats, protein, and fiber to this rich, chocolaty treat.
This thin-style crust works best when you use a light hand with toppings. Because the crust does not rise, it’s important for textural success that you roll out the dough to the correct size—try using a 9-inch round cake pan for reference.
Present this bright and refreshing salad on a platter to show off its beautiful colors.
Mirliton is the French Creole word for chayote and is also the name the vegetable goes by in Cajun cuisine. Chayote holds a lot of moisture, so be sure to squeeze out as much liquid as possible once it has been grated to keep the dressing from getting too watery.
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Pretzels, breakfast cereals, and nuts are lightly seasoned and toasted in the oven for a guilt-free snack that both kids and adults love.
When chayote is simmered, it takes on a zucchini-like texture and tenderness, making it a perfect cold-weather substitute in this Provençal vegetable dish. We’ve added kidney beans for extra protein so you can serve this as a main dish over couscous, rice, or pasta.
The ultra-versatile combination of rice and lentils can be served as a protein-rich side dish or an easy entrée. Green French lentils, which hold their shape when cooked, will give the dish a firmer texture, while softer red lentils will give it a creamier, dal-like consistency.
Serve this dish with steamed greens and roasted or stewed tomatoes, and you’ve got a full-on Southern-style meal. Frozen peppers and onions are used as a time-saving way to season the dish, but you could also use fresh chopped onion and bell pepper.
You can have all of the ingredients on hand for this pot pie and whip it up any time you need a hot, satisfying meal.