Cooking 101

Start learning how to cook here with easy and healthy recipes that are kid-friendly, too. Find everything from cooking basics like how to cook rice, to recipes for some of your soon-to-be favorite go-to meals, plus plenty of snacks and sweets to change it up and keep things interesting.


Turkey tacos
Beef & broccoli
Beef (or chicken) stew
Basil broccoli chicken spaghetti squash
Coconut chicken curry
Spring spaghetti squash pasta
Chicken with cauliflower mash and broccolini
Salmon and simple slaw salad
No-mayo chicken salad
Fish tacos
Crustless chicken pot pie
Simple pan-seared salmon
Simple poached chicken
Herby lamb meatballs
Whole herb roasted chicken

Vegetarian Mains

Butternut squash quinoa
Risotto with squash and sage
Thai curried chickpeas with coconut rice
Pasta with broccoli and chickpeas
Butternut squash and spinach pasta
Cozy veggie curry
Sweet potato, black bean and hatch chile enchiladas
Veggie pot pie
Simple stir fry
Green lentil dahl
Curried chickpeas with kale
Sweet potato with kale and avocado
Spinach pesto pasta


Baked sweet potato
Sauteed leafy greens
Roasted root vegetables
Blanched broccoli
Zucchini pasta
Cranberry apple quinoa stuffing
Greens, onions and mushrooms
Mac & cheese cupcakes


Red, white & blueberry salad 
Kale salad
Sweet potato, quinoa and kale salad
Apple and pecan salad
Arugula with peaches and goat cheese
Spring quinoa salad
Emerald city salad
Quinoa salads
The most satisfying salad


Balsamic vinaigrette
Ginger miso dressing
Lemon vinaigrette
Avocado pesto sauce
Arugula pesto


Butternut Squash soup with cauliflower, chicken and kale
Curried sweet potato and ginger soup
Cauliflower white bean soup
Mushroom and rice soup
Chicken and vegetable soup
Coconut curry chicken soup


Brown rice

Wild rice



Guide to cooking beans


Cauliflower hummus
Pumpkin almond butter dip
Pumpkin granola
Zucchini hummus
Homemade cereal
Hatch chile hummus
Hatch chile salsa
Black bean dip
Classic hummus
Mexican explosion dip
Kale chips
Homemade granola

Smoothies & Juices

Banana peach and peanut butter smoothie
Green pear smoothie
Mango banana orange smoothie
Green juice
Green smoothie


Oh-Mega apple muffins
Seeduction muffins
Carrot ginger oatmeal breakfast cookies
Orange & spice muffins
Spiced apple muffins
Banana nut muffins
Berry walnut quinoa-meal


Almond butter cups
Lemon drops
The anti-inflammatory smoothie
Spiced hot milk
Raw 4th of July tart
Peanut butter rice crispy treats
Cranberry and pear tart
Raw cheesecake