Grilled eggplant slices have a cutlet texture that’s sturdy enough to stand up to sauces, toppings, and fillings. Here, they are rolled around a tomato-and-olive filling for a veg version of a classic Italian beef recipe. Grilled Eggplant Involtini , 4.0 out of 4 based on 3 ratings
For a stimulating sweet, nothing beats chocolate. A study found that people are more turned on by the sensation of dark chocolate melting in their mouths than by kissing. The reason: it’s rich in phenylethylamine, a “love chemical” that releases feel-good endorphins. For best results, Kilham suggests using “the highest cocoa-solid content you can consume—preferably above 70 percent.” Chocolate-Nutmeg Pots de Crème, 4.0 out of 4 based on 3 ratings
This fast, no-stir risotto has all the creamy goodness of its traditional counterpart. A pressure cooker slashes the cooking time to just 15 minutes (compared with the 45 minutes it usually takes to make risotto).
Use this recipe as a model for other granola combinations with different dried fruits, nuts, and spices. It should stay crisp for a week stored in an airtight container. If it loses its crunch, toast 3 to 5 minutes in a 350°F oven. Note: substituting agave or brown rice syrup for the honey and oil for the margarine will result in a less crisp granola with smaller clusters. Quinoa-Rice Granola, 3.0 out of 4 based on 2 ratings
For a pretty presentation, reserve a few asparagus tips to steam and use as a garnish for this quick supper dish. Fresh out of asparagus? Substitute broccoli florets—they’re also rich in folic acid. Goat Cheese-Asparagus Crustless Quiche, 3.0 out of 4 based on 1 rating
Lovely, light little French almond meringue cookies are just begging to be filled with your favorite filling and made into sandwiches for a delightful treat. Follow the directions carefully and you will have success.