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Savory Magazine January 2017

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Spring Roll Noodle Bowl

This Asian-style noodle dish is the perfect way to veg out at the end of a long day, and our simple recipe can be easily tweaked to fit just about any diet.

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No-Guilt Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich

Looking for an easy midweek meal that tastes great, packs in the veggies, and won't kill you on calories? The City of Brotherly Love has got you covered.

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Pasta with Vegetable Sauce and Goat Cheese

Roasted red pepper sauce and tangy goat cheese add interest to this never-boring pasta dish. A delicious change of pace, ready in only 20 minutes.

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Pork Chop Piccata with Cauliflower Rice

Sick of boring old pork chops? Zesty lemon and capers spice things up — and with a side of cauliflower rice, you've got a full meal for 4, in just 30 minutes!

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Stuffed Sweet Potatoes

Got a batch of leftover quinoa? Pair it with a bag of Nature's Promise microwaveable sweet potatoes, for a dinner that's fast, filling, and shockingly simple.

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Shrimp and Grits

We've given this Southern classic a modern touch-up, by packing in the veggies and cutting down the calories. A satisfying meal for 4, ready in just 30 minutes.

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Sesame Beef Meatballs with Noodles

What do you get when you combine savory meatballs, bok choy, and lo mein? A fun twist on an old classic, and an awesome dinner for 4 in less than 30 minutes!

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Make-Your-Own Fortune Cookies

Have you ever wondered how they make fortune cookies? Here's the answer! The only thing better than baking cookies with friends is writing your own fortunes.

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Crab Wontons

Looking for something to serve company that's more interesting than a bowl of chips? These quick and crunchy appetizers will become your go-to party snack.

Soups and Stews

Chase away winter's chill with these warm, comforting soups and stews!

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Tomato Soup with Mini Meatballs

Hearty sausage meatballs, fresh fennel, and pasta enhance classic tomato soup with bold new flavor.

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Slow-Cooked Crab Chowder

This slow-cooked seafood chowder is as creamy and flavorful as anything you’ll get at your favorite restaurant—and it’s so easy to prepare you can make it any day of the week. Serve with crusty bread for a comforting and heartwarming meal at home.

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Slow Cooker Stuffed Pepper Soup

Stuffed peppers are a weeknight delicacy, but can take a lot of time to prepare. This no-fuss slow cooker version delivers all the flavor of the original dish but in the form of a soup. Best part is that it cooks gently all day while you're at work. Red or yellow peppers add even more color to the soup.

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Beef Stew with Sweet Potatoes and Kale

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Chicken Soup with Lemon and Rice

Nothing warms up a chilly evening like a bowl of chicken soup. A twist of lemon adds a refreshing zing to the broth, and rice and veggies make it a meal.

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Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Noodle Soup

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Hearty White Bean Soup

This warming and inexpensive bean soup also happens to be filling and high in fiber. A smattering of bacon bits adds salt and crunch to a bowl that adults and kids will equally enjoy. Even better—you can make this recipe your own by adding other vegetables of your choice. A hint? Tomatoes and peppers work beautifully here too.

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Lentil Soup

Pull this hearty, vegan lentil soup together quickly and warm up on cold days. Stir-fry the vegetables together until just soft before combining with the lentils, seasoning and vegetable stock for a complete and filling meal. This soup is heartwarming and loaded with iron and fiber.

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Winter minestrone

Beans, pasta and lots of vegetables make this quick soup so good for you. For a vegetarian version, omit the bacon and replace the chicken broth with vegetable broth.

Smoothies

Grab a delicious, nutrient-rich smoothie after a workout for the perfect pick-me-up!

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Strawberry Sunrise Breakfast Smoothie

It's seven in the morning, the kids are running late, you've got an early meeting and the dog has hidden one of your shoes—low-fat yogurt, fat-free milk, strawberries and a blender—breakfast done. Now where's that shoe?

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Avocado chia smoothie

Avocado adds a dose of good fats, chia adds protein, and kale and apples add vitamins and fiber. The result is a sweet, creamy, healthful way to start the day. If you don’t have a powerful blender, use a food processor.

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Honeydew Mint Smoothie

Kefir is cultured milk product that is very good for digestion. You can substitute buttermilk or plain (not Greek) yogurt if you prefer.

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Banana Berry Smoothie

Tart berries and sweet bananas make for a delicious breakfast or afternoon snack. The bright color of the drink makes it appealing for kids, making it easier to avoid feeding your kids fast food or junk food. Use whatever type of berries you have on hand.

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Peanut Butter & Banana Smoothie

If you like sliced bananas on your peanut butter sandwich, you'll love this smoothie. It makes a quick breakfast option when you need to get out the door quickly—and it also has a chocolate note coming from the syrup. You can also try using almond butter for variation.

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Mango Banana Lime Smoothie

A sprinkling of dried cranberries gives this satisfying drink the perfect finishing touch.

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Dragon Fruit Smoothie

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Lucky Green Smoothie

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Berry-Banana Smoothie

Bananas not only taste great, but also have a versatile consistency that lends itself to baking, frying, and even blending into a rich and creamy smoothie. Ice, frozen strawberries and orange juice are the supporting flavors in this breakfast or snack drink. Add a sprig of mint as the final touch.

Kids Collection

Make healthier eating a family effort with these kid-friendly recipes!

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English Muffin Pizzas

Perfect for a kids' party, you can make these easy mini pizzas in less than 30 minutes. Set out the toppings and let guests make their own creations!

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Baked Chicken Tenders and Fries

We all have guilty pleasures. Indulge your cravings without sabotaging your diet, with this easy recipe focused on simple ingredients and quick prep-time.

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Alphabet Vegetable Soup

Much beloved by kids and adults alike, alphabet pasta floats in this nutritious vegetable soup. The stock is thickened with the addition of canned tomato and tomato purée, as well as carrots, zucchini and potato. Add spinach in the last few minutes of cooking to keep the leaves intact.

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Banana Pops

Make a fun, nutrient-filled treat for your kids to eat after school with this banana pop recipe. Whole bananas are skewered on ice pop sticks and rolled in peanut butter and nuts before being frozen. Frozen bananas have a surprisingly creamy texture that is sure to please.

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Tuna Stars

This variation on tuna melts mixes the heft of tuna salad with the whimsy of fun shapes. Use a cookie cutter to make cheese stars that melt to gooey perfection, or let your kids to choose their own favorite shape for a customized, open-faced hot sandwich.

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Whole-Grain Crust Veggie Pizza

In this wholesome take on pizza, we substitute flour crust for flatbread and mozzarella for ricotta, while veggies graduate from mere topping to main event.

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Chicken and Mango Salad

Sweet and spicy sauce tossed with chicken and mango makes the perfect snack.

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Banana Cranberry Muffins

You might not normally think about putting bananas in your muffins, but their sweetness and thick consistency make a great substitute for added sugar and fat in this easy muffin recipe. These are so flavorful and moist you can't tell they're low-fat.

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Kid-Friendly Colorful Salad

Introducing a great way to get your kids to eat their veggies. Have them help you make this colorful salad featuring pineapple chunks, cherry tomatoes and pecans. Your child can even help make the dressing to top the salad with when you're done.