Herbed Steak with White Bean Puree
Cannellini beans help prevent heart disease by controlling diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol.
Curried Red Lentil Soup
High-fiber, high-protein lentils may decrease your risk for diabetes, heart disease and obesity--and they're a good source of vitamin C.
Pasta alla Norma
High blood levels of omega-3 fatty acids--found in anchovies and other fatty fish--were associated with a longer life span in a Harvard study of adults over 65.
Pork Chops with Cherry-Balsamic Sauce
Garlic has been linked to a reduced risk of breast, stomach, pancreatic and other cancers. It also improves digestion and revs up your metabolism, helping burn calories.
Pistachio-Crusted Cod with Mixed Greens & Quick-Pickled Shallots
Pistachios are rich in fiber and protein and have been shown to lower cholesterol and reduce risk factors for heart disease.
Barley & Brussels Sprouts Risotto
Just 1/4 cup pearled barley (one serving!) provides 8 grams of dietary fiber--a third of your suggested daily intake!
Sesame Soba Noodle Soup
Soba noodles are made from buckwheat, a grain that's high in protein and soluble fiber, which helps balance blood-sugar levels and provides energy for the brain and central nervous system.
Scallops with Hazelnut Romesco & Green Beans
Just a sprinkle of antioxidant-rich paprika imparts vitamin A, C and E.
Roasted Black-Olive Chicken and Potatoes
An olive-based, flavor-packed spread, tapenade is full of nutritional darlings like olives, capers, anchovies and heart-healthy olive oil.
Lamb, Tomato & Chickpea Stew
Canned tomatoes are a great source of lycopene, a compound that can help prevent cancers and stroke. It's absorbed more readily when combined with fat, like olive oil, and heated.