Cream-Poached Halibut Cheeks with Spring Vegetable Medley
Spring fever. Months of waiting and then suddenly... ramps, baby garlic, asparagus, fiddleheads, fava beans, spring peas! Beautiful vegetables burst onto the scene. It's all you can do to refrain from throwing them all together in one dish. So why hold back? This preparation uses a little bit of everything showing up at the farmers market, slicing the vegetables all very thinly and then reserving some and cooking the rest for varied texture and flavor. Light, indulgent, crunchy, and celebratory, this recipe for cream-poached halibut cheeks with spring vegetable medley may not be healthy, but it makes for a nice starter. Check out more Healthy and Hearty Halibut Recipes.
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Spicy Thai Peanut Vegetable Curry Noodles
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Any easy coconut milk-based curry dish that’s ready to eat in less than 30 minutes. This vegan meal is made filling with ingredients like cubed tofu and sweet potatoes. Recipe courtesy of Nasoya.
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Green peppers
You could liken this dish to a healthy mac 'n' cheese with veggies. It's an easy side to pull together for a cookout when you want a warm dish to go with your burgers that's more unique than baked beans or a pasta salad. Click here to see 8 Cook-Out Side Dishes. 
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Slow Cooker Meatballs
Because of all the extra veggies, the sauce is light but savory, with just enough cream (or coconut cream) to make it extra satisfying. You could serve these on their own, with rice, or over pasta, but I love to spoon these slow-cooker meatballs over simple zucchini noodles (learn how to make zoodles here), using up the abundance of summer squash and adding some extra lightness to this dish on a hot day. — Emily of Holistic Squid Click here for more recipes from the Holistic Squid. Click here for more of the 101 Best Slow Cooker Recipes
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Perfect Peanut Whole-Wheat Pasta with Chicken and Vegetables
Looking for an easy, balanced meal that's easy on the budget? Try this pasta recipe that's a complete meal in a bowl, with whole-grain carbohydrates from the pasta, protein from lean chicken breast, and plenty of fiber, vitamins, and minerals from the vegetables. Click here to see 15 Easy 15-Minute Pasta Recipes.
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This dish is based on a similar cold one that my mom used to make in the summers with sesame oil.
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White Bean Vegetable Faro Soup with Herby Charmoula
I love to make soup, especially during a juice cleanse because it’s a comforting meal. This vegetable soup is very hearty. The white beans and faro make it completely satisfying while the charmoula takes it over the edge in flavor. I put charmoula* on everything. It’s divine. This recipe was taken from my cookbook, Picture Perfect Parties. I know when people think of parties they tend to think of really decadent food but there are actually many healthy recipes in my book. I love entertaining with really good food and leaving my guests feeling nourished. You may have also seen this recipe featured in Better Homes and Gardens Sept 2013 issue! This is easy to make, delicious, and will satisfy your appetite while maintaining a clean diet while your juicing. It’s the perfect tummy warmer. 
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Cinnamon-Scented Millet with Grilled Summer Vegetables
If you're a fan of couscous, then you might like this healthy summer vegetable whole-grain pilaf. Millet is a grain that cooks up nice and dry like couscous but with a chewier texture. Many historians point to its origins in China, where millet was used to make flour for noodles. Unlike many whole grains, millet cooks quickly, in 20 minutes or less. The dressing for this recipe has a touch of honey in it; it's not cloying or candy-like in its flavors as honey-based dressings can sometimes become. Instead, it delivers a subtle sweetness to the pilaf that doesn't mask the naturally smoky flavor of the grilled vegetables. Click here to see Quinoa and Beyond: 7 Great Recipes.
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 Debi Mazar & Gabriele Corcos, stars of Cooking Channel’s show Extra Virgin, created this dish in hopes to infuse flavor and health to your game-day tailgate. Extremely easily to make and palpabale for the whole family, this quick dip tastes great and packs easily. 
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Japchae
Japchae literally translated means "mixed vegetables." But the main ingredient of this classic dish is Korean sweet potato starch noodles (dangmyeon), also known as glass noodles. The chewy and springy noodles are well balanced with thin strips of cooked vegetables (typically carrots, spinach, onions, shiitake mushrooms, cucumbers, and bell peppers) and beef. All of the ingredients, separately cooked to develop the layers of flavor, are combined at the end into a delicious and colorful dish. This classic method is what makes this dish special and a Korean favorite for special occasions and traditional holidays. Serve it as a first course or side dish or over a bed of rice to make it a main dish. Click here to see Celebrate the Korean New Year.
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Grilled Vegetable Napoleons with Spicy Scallion Vinaigrette
Whenever we think of Asian ingredients like bok choy, we tend to think of Asian recipes. But, I was actually interested in something quite different. I had two goals in mind — to create a completely original main course with bok choy, and to see what would happen if I grilled this lovely green veggie. That’s how this main course came to be. Red peppers, zucchini, balsamic-glazed tofu, shiitake mushrooms, and baby bok choy are grilled before being assembled in cheerful napoleons. The succulent morsels are then drizzled with a spicy scallion vinaigrette, adding a dose of heat as well as zingy, green scallion flavors. A hearty and protein-filled main course, these grilled vegetable napoleons pack a lot of flavor in every bite — smoky, deep, spicy, robust, crunchy, it’s a carnival for the taste buds! Best of all, it’s a super healthy dish… Time to fire up the grill! See all appetizer recipes. Click here to see A Vegetarian Grilling Menu.
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Niçoise Salad with Grilled Vegetables and Basil-Mustard Vinaigrette
When a salad graduates from an afterthought to a showpiece, chances are you’re talking Salade Niçoise. Packed with flavor, it’s a light but complete meal that also sticks to your ribs. It’s perhaps my favorite dish to have on hot days. Here I take the classic Provençal dish and serve it with grilled vegetables and a basil vinaigrette — all in celebration of summer’s exuberant flavors. On a side note, although my Niçoise is fishless, grilled tuna steak would be a great addition to it. See all tuna recipes.
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