Baked Penne and Cheese with Mushrooms

A few well-selected convenience products help this homemade baked pasta classic come together in a flash! Whole wheat pasta and a sprinkling of wheat germ boost its nutritional cred.

Veggie-Laden Drunken Noodles

Hot, salty, slippery and chewy ... this bowl of vegetarian noodles is a full-on feast.

Grilled Salmon with Stone Fruit Salsa

I developed this recipe when I got home from Cordova, Alaska last year bearing a few pounds of Copper River wild salmon, thanks to Bill Webber. A simple salsa made with summer's stone fruits is the perfect accompaniment.

Lamb Tagine with Preserved Lemon, Dates and Bulgur

Whole grain bulgur stands in for traditional couscous in this hearty, fragrant Moroccan-style lamb braise.

Chicken Stir-Fry with Sugar Snap Peas & Sticky Sweet Sauce

This easy and adaptable chicken stir-fry is a weeknight-friendly meal. No sugar snap peas? just use snow peas, green beans or broccoli.

Plum Parfaits with Bulgur and Vanilla Yogurt

Pick a few extra plums for this ultra-simple dessert. It's got both grown-up aesthetic appeal and a healthful hit of whole grain.

Vegan Tempeh Fajitas

Tempeh stands in for beef in our hearty, healthy and weeknight-friendly vegan fajitas. Ole!

End-of-Summer Pico de Gallo

Put those late-season tomatoes to tasty good use in our super-simple End-of-Summer Pico de Gallo.

Really Easy Roasted Ratatouille

This ratatouille recipe is our riff on a Provencal specialty that uses a summer bounty of eggplant, tomatoes, zucchini and bell pepper.

Hot-Smoked Sablefish (Black Cod)

Luscious sablefish (black cod) is a great candidate for this simple smoked-fish recipe.