Pasta salad too starchy for you? Make it half whole grain pasta + half fresh greens (& things). Try lemon + evoo dressed whole-wheat orzo with fresh arugula & fresh herbs. Accent with dried fruit and crumbled feta.

Pasta salad too starchy for you? Make it half whole grain pasta + half fresh greens (& things). Try lemon + evoo dressed whole-wheat orzo with fresh arugula & fresh herbs. Accent with dried fruit and crumbled feta.

How to avoid over-sized portions but want a piece of #pie? "Special-size it!" Bake individual pies in muffin tin.     Photo: Petite #Pumpkin Pie    (hint: the crust is just graham cracker crumbs & topping is Greek yogurt based)

How to avoid over-sized portions but want a piece of #pie? "Special-size it!" Bake individual pies in muffin tin. Photo: Petite #Pumpkin Pie (hint: the crust is just graham cracker crumbs & topping is Greek yogurt based)

Punch up protein in salad. Be breakfast inspired: Top tomato vinaigrette-dressed greens with organic egg. Diced whole grain toast = croutons.    Photo: Bloody Mary Sunny-Side-Up Spinach Salad

Punch up protein in salad. Be breakfast inspired: Top tomato vinaigrette-dressed greens with organic egg. Diced whole grain toast = croutons. Photo: Bloody Mary Sunny-Side-Up Spinach Salad

Extra Easter eggs? Mash 1/4 avocado & 1/2 tsp lemon jc; top onto lg slice whole grain toast; top w/sliced boiled egg, fresh tarragon or rosemary + sea salt/black pepper.    Photo: Herbed #Avocado & #Egg Bruschetta

Extra Easter eggs? Mash 1/4 avocado & 1/2 tsp lemon jc; top onto lg slice whole grain toast; top w/sliced boiled egg, fresh tarragon or rosemary + sea salt/black pepper. Photo: Herbed #Avocado & #Egg Bruschetta

Try bruschetta w/any veggie & on any bread. For instance, saute peas & scallion in evoo; puree with cilantro, lemon jc, pinch of garam masala & sea salt; serve on whole-wheat naan chips, etc.    Photo of: Masala Pea Bruschetta

Try bruschetta w/any veggie & on any bread. For instance, saute peas & scallion in evoo; puree with cilantro, lemon jc, pinch of garam masala & sea salt; serve on whole-wheat naan chips, etc. Photo of: Masala Pea Bruschetta

Move over icing. Drizzle cake with a creamy fruit sauce: Blend silken tofu, fresh fruit, no-salt white beans, lemon jc & honey to taste. Differently delicious!

Move over icing. Drizzle cake with a creamy fruit sauce: Blend silken tofu, fresh fruit, no-salt white beans, lemon jc & honey to taste. Differently delicious!

Make brown #rice memorable. Try cook-ins: shallot, veg broth, coconut extract, saffron. Stir-ins: mango, mint, nuts.    Photo: Champagne Mango Brown Rice Pilaf with Almonds

Make brown #rice memorable. Try cook-ins: shallot, veg broth, coconut extract, saffron. Stir-ins: mango, mint, nuts. Photo: Champagne Mango Brown Rice Pilaf with Almonds

Grilled cheese, please? Try to make yours with at least half veggies, like this grilled heirloom tomato-mozzarella sandwich w/hint of pesto.

Grilled cheese, please? Try to make yours with at least half veggies, like this grilled heirloom tomato-mozzarella sandwich w/hint of pesto.

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