To ensure that the lasagna doesn't come out watery, it's important that the greens go in dry. Let all the water evaporate during cooking, and then blot the leaves with a paper towel if necessary after removing them from the saute pan.
The cremini mushrooms bring selenium and potassium, not to mention a wealth of B vitamins, to this dish. Heat aids in the availability of certain carotenoids, so the cancer-fighting antioxidant lycopene present in the tomatoes grows even more powerful through the cooking process. This dish is great paired with a slice of thick-cut whole-grain bread or a serving of healthy brown rice.
Eggplant lovers will love this easy version of a Sicilian staple, flavored with parsley, capers, and red peppers. Roasting eggplant, rather than sauteing it in a lot of oil, renders
it terrifically tender and imparts a smoky taste.
A healthy alternative to the cheesy omelet: a frittata studded with Swiss chard, which delivers iron, potassium, and fiber. Using mostly egg whites in place of the usual whole eggs lowers the calorie count.
Spread this sauce on our Turkey Sandwich. This recipe makes a generous amount of the sauce, but it also tastes great
with other dishes, such as grilled vegetables, pasta, and seafood (especially shrimp and halibut). If you like, you can freeze it in ice cube trays and transfer the cubes to a separate container for future use.