2 1/2 cups cooked, skinless chicken breast, shredded 8 cups low sodium chicken broth or turkey broth (more to taste) 2 cups wide egg noodles 1 cup fresh spinach (torn to about half-dollar size) 2 medium carrots, diced 2 stalks celery,[...]

By Christine Vartanian Datian Ingredients: 1 1/2 pounds ground lamb (ground turkey may be substituted for lamb) 8 cups low sodium chicken, beef or vegetable broth 1 medium onion, minced 1/2 green bell pepper, minced 1/2 cup fine bulgur 2[...]

By Christine Vartanian Datian Yield: approx. 4 to 6 serving Ingredients: 2 1/2 cups dried split yellow peas, picked over and rinsed 6-8 cups water, chicken or vegetable broth 2-3 tablespoons olive oil 1 large yellow or white onion, chopped[...]

By Christine Vartanian Datian Ingredients: 1/2 pound macaroni or angel hair pasta 2 cups fresh tomatoes, seeded and chopped 2-3 cloves garlic, minced 1 medium onion, diced 1/2 medium green bell pepper, diced Kosher or sea salt and black[...]

By Christine Vartanian Datian Ingredients: 2 cups shredded or grated Parmesan, Jack, Mozzarella or mizithra cheese (or a combination) 2 medium eggs, well beaten Chopped flat-leaf parsley and mint, about 1/4 cup each 1 teaspoon sea salt[...]

By Christine Vartanian Datian Ingredients: 1 16 oz. can garbanzo beans, drained except for 1/4 cup of the liquid (use this liquid) 1 1/2 cups plain white Greek yogurt (more to taste) Juice of one large lemon (more lemon juice to taste)[...]

By Christine Vartanian Datian Serve these rich, tasty crab enchiladas with a sliced tomato, cucumber and red onion salad. If vine-ripened tomatoes have already disappeared in your area, use cherry tomatoes. MAKES: 8 to 10 servings[...]

By Christine Vartanian Datian Ingredients 1 pound or a little less angel hair pasta, vermicelli or bow tie pasta (whole grain or plain) 1 medium onion, chopped 4-5 large cloves garlic, minced 1/2 pound fresh mushrooms, sliced 1-10-oz.[...]

By Christine Vartanian Datian Ingredients: 2 or 3 (15-ounce) cans Great Northern or cannellini beans, with their liquid 4 slices low sodium thick-style bacon, cut into small pieces (reserve some for garnish) 1 pound fresh spinach, washed,[...]

By Christine Vartanian Datian 1 large bunch broccolini, ends trimmed 1 large roasted red bell pepper, peeled, seeded, diced 1/2 medium onion, minced 1/2 cup black or Kalamata olives, chopped 4 large cloves garlic, minced or chopped 1/2[...]

By Christine Vartanian Datian Ingredients: 8 cups low-sodium chicken, beef or vegetable broth 2 cups water 2 medium carrots, peeled and diced 2 stalks celery (and top greens), diced 2 medium zucchini, peeled and diced 3-4 cloves garlic,[...]