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These Thai Mango Lettuce Wraps, served over ice, are deliciously light and refreshing, perfect for summer! The tofu-mango-chili filling with peanut dressing adds an awesome combination of sweet, sour, tangy and spicy flavors.

Thai Mango Lettuce Wrap

These Thai Mango Lettuce Wraps, served over ice, are deliciously light and refreshing, perfect for summer! The tofu-mango-chili filling with peanut dressing adds an awesome combination of sweet, sour, tangy and spicy flavors.

Cracked Wheat Bowl with Cilantro Vinaigrette and Chickpeas Salad

Cracked Wheat Bowl with Cilantro Vinaigrette and Chickpea Salad

This Indian-inspired cracked wheat dish features local vegetables, incorporated into a nutty, toasted cracked wheat. Seasoned with turmeric, red chili powder, and chaat masala, the bold spice of the flavor works perfectly as breakfast or lunch on a cold morning. Served with chickpea salad in cilantro vinaigrette and a glass of buttermilk, this new twist to the Indian classic creates a perfect harmony between traditional and modern. Growing up in a kitchen where the clanking of copper pots and the earthy smell of clay vessels was a daily occurrence, I became accustomed to the sizzle of Indian spices as they combined with hearty cracked wheat. A dish like this was a staple in my mom’s kitchen, being passed down through the generations of her family, but each time arriving with a new alteration. Perfect for winter mornings or for lunch on a brisk day, I enjoyed the warmth of this delectable grain against the cool refreshment of yogurt or a glass of my grandma’s buttermilk. Being all too close to this meal and having a …

Spring Pasta Salad

Spring Pasta Salad

This creamy, springy whole grain pasta salad is made with avocados, tomatoes, onions, and a white balsamic vinaigrette. It’s such an aromatic dish from the lemon zest that packs a punch, but kind of melts in your mouth! The vinaigrette is so lemony and rich that salad is filling, and cuts through the dish. STEP BY STEP