Katherine Lawrence's Recipes:
This stew was inspired by a vacation - it was time to clear out the fridge, stoke up on immune boosting beta-carotene, and have left-overs in the freezer for a hearty meal when returning.
This dish is the ultimate in comfort food and perfect for holiday gatherings. The walnuts offer texture while the tomato and spices bring it all together. Use collard greens as a substitution for cabbage.
What's better than an edible container? These hollowed tomatoes are a perfect vessel for a refreshing lentil salad. Bell pepper and celery add a nice crunch to the creamy lentils.
This smoothie makes me miss my days of growing up in Louisiana. This recipe makes a large batch, which is enough to enjoy the next day.
Smoothies are a delicious way to add healthful fruits to your diet. Frozen berries can be purchased at most supermarkets and natural food stores. For a thick smoothie that can be eaten with a spoon, use the minimum amount of soy milk necessary for blending; if you prefer a thinner smoothie, simply add a bit more.
Try this healthy version of your childhood favorite.
Although this compote is perfect during summer when peaches and strawberries are in season, it is actually delicious any time of year if frozen fruit is used.
A very flavorful way to enjoy this high protein seed.
The garlic in this tangy salad contains a potent cancer-fighter called allicin, which has been shown to help the body eliminate carcinogens and slow the growth of cancer cells. Serve this salad with wedges of fresh pita bread for a very satisfying meal.
These are the most delicious mashed potatoes, and they're nearly fat free. The garlic in this recipe adds flavor and many health benefits. Garlic contains two main medicinal compounds - allicin and diallyl sulfides - which can help boost the immune system.