Fresh or, as in this dish, roasted with oil and seasoning, cauliflower lends itself perfectly to pasta dishes, where its wrinkled flesh collects even the thinnest of sauces.
For a slightly less rustic look, dice half the roasted cauliflower and carrots for mixing with the couscous and chickpeas, reserving the other half to be served on the bed of arugula.
Here's a striking way to serve breakfast without having to flip eggs in a pan: a baked omelet of eggs, spinach, and cheese that's assembled and sliced like a jelly roll.
Don't mistake our spicy avocado sauce for guacamole! Mustard and horseradish -- along with a diced jalapeno -- give this similarly green and creamy sauce a whole other kind of kick.
Pasta sauce doesn't always have to be cooked on the stove. Here, onion, tomatoes, and eggplant are roasted in the oven, which gives the dish a sweeter flavor.
Our revision of the brunch classic replaces hollandaise sauce with crumbled goat cheese, delivering a similar salty appeal with much less effort.
Try not to overwork with the rolling pin when forming the crusts for these crowd-pleasing grilled mini pizzas, as air trapped in the dough gives a pizza its lightness and crunch.
If you're looking for a slightly more authentic flavor to this Asian-inspired dish of tofu, snow peas, carrots, and a potent peanut sauce, consider soba noodles, which are similarly colored and just as nutritious.
The sweet, complex flavors of balsamic vinegar enhance the smokiness of grilled portobellos and bell pepper, making for an ultra-satisfying meatless burger.
Lentils are packed with protein and have a nutty, vegetal flavor, so they're ideal for eating as burgers. Mashed with carrots, mint, and scallions and pan-fried, they look and taste right at home on a bun.
Bulgur is a common ingredient in Middle Eastern dishes. It has a light, nutty flavor and, along with the chickpeas, adds protein to this vegetarian dinner.
One way to cut down on the effort that goes into risotto: bake the rice once all the ingredients are introduced, rather than stirring it over the stove. This cooks the rice gently alongside the squash, kale, garlic, and thyme, without demanding all of your attention.