For the ultimate gazpacho, you must peel, seed, dice, salt and drain really good, vine-ripened tomatoes. So what if you don't have time to fuss with fresh tomatoes? I've found the canned variety makes a fine substitute. Another advantage: Fresh tomatoes start to deteriorate as soon as the soup is refrigerated, but canned tomatoes are unaffected by the chill.
Quinoa, butternut squash, zucchini, cranberries, and dried apricots add flavor and color to a pilaf-like dish that's gluten-free and nice to serve as a Thanksgiving side dish or used to stuff a turkey.
This bruschetta features low-fat cheese, less oil, and whole grain bread. Bursting with flavor from sundried tomatoes, balsamic vinegar, and basil, you won't notice it's a healthier version of the original.