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A fun spin on an Italian classic, this artichoke pesto can be thrown in pasta or on crackers and vegetables as a spread.

An appetizer that works with any type of fish — just toss the seafood of your choice into the blender for your own personalized homemade crab cakes*.

What’s that? Think you can’t have pasta on a diet? Think again. Using reduced-fat bacon and whole-wheat spaghetti keeps the PointsPlus value for this recipe down, while retaining flavor.

Artichoke Pesto
A fun spin on an Italian classic, this artichoke pesto can be thrown in pasta or on crackers and vegetables as a spread.
Crab Cakes
An appetizer that works with any type of fish — just toss the seafood of your choice into the blender for your own personalized homemade crab cakes *.
Spaghetti Amatriciana
What’s that? Think you can’t have pasta on a diet? Think again. Using reduced-fat bacon and whole-wheat spaghetti keeps the PointsPlus value for this recipe down, while retaining flavor.
Chicken Saagwala
Check out this quick and easy Indian-inspired dish, packed with flavor and just the right amount of spice.
Pork Cacciatore
This is a simple, one-pot meal that’s easy on the waist and flavorful at the same time. Try this with chicken as well.
Pumpkin Soup
Fresh pumpkin lends this soup a particularly pronounced flavor; for a more refined presentation, strain the pumpkin purée just before adding the spices.
Roasted Brisket
Here’s a lighter version of a Sunday night dinner classic. For added color and flavor, substitute a cup of frozen green bell pepper strips for half of the mushrooms.
PointsPlus Quinoa Pilaf Recipe
Here’s a side dish reminiscent of a fruity and nutty couscous pilaf with pistachios and raisins, only instead of the pasta, this recipe uses healthier and nutritious quinoa .
Quinoa and Tomato Salad
The simple ingredients in this recipe make it a perfect complement to spicy main dishes. Vary this recipe by using fresh basil, thyme, cilantro, or oregano instead of the chives. Serve this as a prelude or accompaniment to a healthy...
Fish and Vegetable Curry
This recipe has many variations: To sweeten it up, add shredded carrots, baby peas, corn kernels, or sugar snap peas. To spice it up, add ginger, minced hot peppers, fresh lemongrass, chile oil, hot sauce, or cayenne. To bulk it...