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    Zucchini Pizza Fritters

    1 review

    These zucchini pizza fritters are the perfect after-school snack. Plus, they're freezer friendly! —Marisa Allen, First and Full

    Smoky Vegan Bacon

    1 review

    This vegan bacon recipe is a must for any meatless eater! You won't believe how similar it is to the...


    Homemade Marinara Sauce

    1 review

    This quick and easy homemade marinara sauce is my kids' favorite. It works fantastic with spaghetti, and my kids love...


    Pressure-Cooker French Onion Soup

    I love French onion soup on a cold night, but I don't love the time it takes. This is my...


    Slow-Cooker Minestrone

    4 reviews

    There's nothing quite like the comfort of warm homemade soup, and it's even better when your slow cooker does most...

    Baked Veggie Cups

    These colorful veggie cups are not only tasty, but they also pack in a surprising amount of nutrition! The addition...


    Curried Vegetable Soup

    I created this recipe uniting my favorite spices with frozen vegetables to save time. It's easy to scale up to...

    Asian-Style Green Beans

    4 reviews

    These Asian-style green beans are a tasty addition to any meal. The flavors of sesame oil and soy sauce work...


    Pressure-Cooker Vegetable Wild Rice Soup

    This thick and hearty soup is packed with colorful vegetables. It's wonderful for lunch alongside a healthy salad or a...


    Pressure-Cooker Spaghetti Squash with Tomatoes

    This squash is perfect as a side dish, or top it with canned tuna to serve it as an entree....


    Pressure-Cooker Caponata

    This Italian eggplant dip preps quickly and actually gets better as it stands. Serve it warm or at room temperature....

    Pressure-Cooker Manchester Stew

    While in college, I studied abroad. A vegetarian at the time, I was pleasantly surprised by how delicious and diverse...


    Pressure-Cooker Rosemary Beets

    We’re a family of beet eaters. For a simple side, I use a one-dish cooker and let the beets mellow...


    Pressure-Cooker Spice Trade Beans and Bulgur

    A rich blend of treasured spices turn nutritious bulgur and chickpeas into a tangy stew with just the right amount...


    Cauliflower Pizza Crust

    2 reviews

    Make your next pizza night a little healthier with our cauliflower pizza crust recipe. The herbs and cheese add a...


    Slow-Cooked Vegetable Wild Rice Soup

    3 reviews

    This thick and hearty soup is packed with colorful vegetables. —Thomas Faglon, Somerset, New Jersey

    Cabbage Barley Soup

    9 reviews

    My neighbor had an abundance of cabbage, so a group of us had a contest to see who could come...


    Spaghetti Squash with Tomatoes and Olives

    This squash is outstanding as a side dish, but you can also top it with canned tuna to create a...


    Slow-Cooker Caponata

    1 review

    This Italian eggplant dip preps quickly and actually gets better as it stands. Serve it warm or at room temperature....


    Chard & White Bean Pasta

    I love to prepare dishes without gluten or dairy products, and this recipe meets the criteria when you use gluten-free...


    Grilled Peppers and Zucchini

    5 reviews

    This versatile side dish is so simple and quick that I had to share it. Grilling the colorful veggies in...


    Summer Vegetable Soup

    16 reviews

    This vegetable soup is loaded with garden goodness, from zucchini and green beans to celery and potato, but it's the...


    Chickpea & Potato Curry

    3 reviews

    I make chana masala, the classic Indian chickpea curry, in my slow cooker. Browning the onion, ginger and garlic first...


    Lima Bean Okra Soup

    3 reviews

    This soup's unique flavor comes from the wonderful combination of allspice, okra, tomatoes, corn, pepper and cloves. Every serving is...

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    Applesauce Sweet Potatoes

    2 reviews

    During the holidays, using a slow cooker not only frees up oven space, but time, too! Sweet potatoes are a...


    Sweet Potato Lentil Stew

    12 reviews

    I fell in love with the spicy aromas in this slow-cooked lentil stew. Add whatever ingredients you have on hand,...


    Snappy Green Beans

    2 reviews

    The buttery and citrus flavors in this brightly colored side dish go with just about any entree. I enjoy it...


    Colorful Corn Salad

    10 reviews

    This colorful, tasty corn salad is an excellent way to perk up a summer picnic. The seasonings add a bold,...


    Spicy Couscous & Tomato Soup

    1 review

    This vegetarian soup has a wonderful Middle Eastern flavor. It's low in calories and fat, which makes it great for...


    Butternut Squash Apple Bake

    11 reviews

    Even those who aren't fans of squash enjoy this side dish. Sweet slices of butternut squash are topped with apples...