A sublime and tasty crossover between vegan and soul food—who would have thought it was possible? It is and it’s fabulous. Healthy and filled with flavor, it’s everything a salad should be.
Drew Ramsey, M.D., our consultant on matters of food and the brain, has hand-picked LC recipes that will fuel your body and feed your brain. He is a nationally recognized thought leader in mental health and nutritional psychiatry. He is a board certified adult psychiatrist with specialization in the treatment of mood disorders and anxiety, using integrative psychiatry and nutrition. He is the founder of the Brain Food Clinic in NYC, and author of Eat Complete, Fifty Shades of Kale, and the Happiness Diet. Dr. Ramsey is a faculty member at Columbia University Department of Psychiatry and has been in active clinical practice for 15 years.
Pan Seared Salmon with Sweet Tahini Sauce
This easy, elegant meal of crispy-skinned salmon, bathed in a rich, creamy honey and tahini sauce is going to be on repeat all year long.
Maple Smoked Grilled Salmon
This easy grilled salmon is smoked with maple wood and brushed with maple syrup, giving it an irresistible sweet and smoky flavor.
Quick Baked Fish with Bread Crumbs and Herbs
This quick and healthy fish dinner requires only a handful of pantry staples and 20 minutes of effort. We swear.
Blueberry Frozen Yogurt
No sugar. No creepy preservatives. Nothing but blueberries, plain yogurt, honey, lemon juice, purple smiles, and requests for seconds.
Egg Salad Without Mayo
Don’t let those leftover Easter eggs go to waste. This easy egg salad with caramelized onions is so lovely, you won’t even notice that there’s no mayo.
Air Fryer Miso-Glazed Salmon
These easy salmon fillets are smothered in a miso, sugar, and rice vinegar glaze, and will have you singing the praises of your air fryer. Just in case you haven’t been doing enough of that lately.
Low-Carb Fish Tacos with Cucumber Salsa
Tender pieces of cod are coated in a garlicky almond flour and pan-fried. The cucumber salsa adds a cooling note. Pssst. You’ll never miss the tortillas.
Superfood Breakfast Cookies
The best part of waking up are these super-charged breakfast cookies loaded with oats, bananas, berries, and chocolate chips.
Not all holiday sweets have to be loaded with sugar and fat. As delish as that is, you might crave something with a little healthy oomph.
Mussels Marinara ~ Cozze alla Marinara
Three ingredients. One pot. And less than 15 minutes from stovetop to table—barely enough time to uncork a bottle of wine or crack open a beer. Somehow, we think you’ll manage.
Spiced Chocolate Truffles
At last, spiced chocolate truffles made with dark chocolate that taste delectable, are easy to make, and—believe it!—nutrient dense. Our prayers have been answered.
Pomegranate Roasted Beets with Goat Cheese
This beet and goat cheese side dish brings bright flavors and colors to your table, easily. Creamy, tangy, sweet, and earthy, it’s all here.
Brussels Sprouts with Walnuts and Pancetta
A keto-friendly side dish that takes Brussels sprouts to a whole new level. The addition of pancetta and walnuts make those crisp little sprouts truly tasty.
Almond Flounder Meunière
Made with both almonds and brown butter, this little number from Dorie Greenspan is the love child of sole amandine and sole meunière.
Lemon Salmon Piccata
Salmon piccata for 2 is a recipe for love–the love of good food, natch. A pan sauce of white wine, lemon, and capers provides the perfect finishing touch.
Baked Quinoa with Lemon and Parsley
Looking for an easier way to cook quinoa? This recipe, from America’s Test Kitchen, takes the trickiness out of this amazing ingredient.
Apple and Celery Salad
A simple and elegant salad that brightens up whatever you serve it alongside. Crisp, tangy, and refreshing, it’s a perfect accompaniment.
Cod and Chorizo Stew
A hearty stew filled with all kinds of exceptionally tasty things. And it’s easier than it sounds. Leave your wet raincoat at the door and try a bowlful.
Keto Chicken, Olives, and Mushrooms
A keto option that combines loads of flavor with juicy chicken and will satisfy you even without carbs. Olives and mushrooms amp it up perfectly.