Tuscan Bean Soup

MAKES: 4 SERVINGS START TO FINISH: 20 MINS           Ingredients 1 cup packaged peeled baby carrots, coarsely chopped 1 small onion, chopped 3 tablespoons olive oil 2 15 ounce can cannellini beans, rinsed and drained 1 32 ounce box reduced-sodium chicken broth 2 – 3 teaspoons dried Italian seasoning, crushed 1… Read More

Warm Indian Potato Salad

MAKES: 8 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 1 1/4 CUPS MAKES: ABOUT 10 CUPS PREP: 15 MINS SLOW COOK: 3 HRS 30 MINS TO 4 HRS (HIGH) STAND: 5 MINS       Ingredients 3 pounds fingerling potatoes, halved lengthwise 3/4 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon salt 1 ground turmeric 1 teaspoon… Read More

Vanilla-Butter Brussels Sprouts with Pomegranate Syrup

MAKES: 8 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 3/4 CUP MAKES: ABOUT 6 CUPS PREP: 25 MINS SLOW COOK: 2 HRS TO 2 HRS 30 MINS (HIGH)       Ingredients 2 pounds Brussels sprouts, trimmed and halved lengthwise 3 cups chicken broth 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 cup butter, softened 2 teaspoons vanilla bean paste 1 teaspoon… Read More

Orange Almond Bread

MAKES: 12 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 1 SLICE MAKES: 1 LOAF (12 TO 16 SLICES) PREP: 20 MINS SLOW COOK: 1 HR 30 MINS TO 2 HRS (HIGH) COOL: 10 MINS       Ingredients Nonstick cooking spray 2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup chopped almonds, toasted* 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 orange… Read More

Ginger-Apple Tea

MAKES: 8 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 8 OUNCES PREP: 15 MINS SLOW COOK: 5 HRS TO 6 HRS (LOW) OR 2 1/2 TO 3 HOURS (HIGH) STAND: 5 MINS       Ingredients 1 lemon 1/3 cup coarsely chopped fresh ginger 4 inches stick cinnamon, broken 1/2 teaspoon whole cloves 4 cups apple juice or apple… Read More

Black Forest Cheesecake

MAKES: 6 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 1 WEDGE MAKES: 1 CHEESECAKE (6 WEDGES) PREP: 25 MINS SLOW COOK: 2 HRS (HIGH) STAND: 1 HR       Ingredients 3/4 cup finely crushed chocolate graham crackers (10 squares) 1 tablespoon sugar 2 tablespoons butter, melted 12 ounces cream cheese, softened 1/2 cup sugar 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour… Read More

Creamy Chicken Stew

MAKES: 8 SERVINGS SERVING SIZE: 1 CUP MAKES: 9 CUPS PREP: 30 MINS SLOW COOK: 6 HRS TO 7 HRS (LOW) OR 3 TO 4 HOURS (HIGH)       Ingredients 4 cups sliced fresh button and/or stemmed shiitake mushrooms 1 14 1/2 ounce can diced tomatoes, undrained 1 cup thinly bias-sliced carrots 1 medium… Read More