Stock a Healthy Pantry!

A quick, easy, good-for-you dinner is as close as your cabinet. With the right staples on hand, all you need to do is pick up one or two fresh ingredients (hello, express lane!). Think of it as having stock options!
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Herbed Steak with White Bean Puree

Cannellini beans help prevent heart disease by controlling diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol.

Herbed Steak with White Bean Puree

Herbed Steak with White Bean Puree

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.

Curried Red Lentil Soup

Curried Red Lentil Soup

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.

Pasta alla Norma

Pasta alla Norma

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.

Pork Chops with Cherry-Balsamic Sauce

Pork Chops with Cherry-Balsamic Sauce

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.

Pistachio-Crusted Cod with Mixed Greens & Quick-Pickled Shallots

Pistachio-Crusted Cod with Mixed Greens & Quick-Pickled Shallots

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!

Barley & Brussels Sprouts Risotto

Barley & Brussels Sprouts Risotto

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.

Sesame Soba Noodle Soup

Sesame Soba Noodle Soup

Scallops with Hazelnut Romesco & Green Beans

Just a sprinkle of antioxidant-rich paprika imparts vitamin A, C and E.

Scallops with Hazelnut Romesco & Green Beans

Scallops with Hazelnut Romesco & Green Beans

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.

Roasted Black-Olive Chicken and Potatoes

Roasted Black-Olive Chicken and Potatoes

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.

Lamb, Tomato & Chickpea Stew

Lamb, Tomato & Chickpea Stew