Red Rosemary Vinegar
To prepare as a gift, strain the vinegar into pretty bottles. Add a fresh sprig of rosemary to each.
Roast for 15 to 20 minutes (depending on thickness of asparagus), shaking once to turn spears. Pour on balsamic vinegar and serve hot or at room temperature.
Roast carrots, turnips, squash, and garlic for about an hour, stirring once or twice.
Roasted Winter Squash Soup
Each serving contains about 182 calories, 1 g protein, 6 g fat (30 percent calories from fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 27 g carbohydrates, 3 g fiber, and 10 mg sodium.
Seasoned Salmon for One
Serve with cooked, chopped spinach to which you've added low-fat sour cream, cooked instant brown rice, and a bit of butter.
Each serving contains about 151 calories, 19.5 g protein, 3 g fat (18% calories from fat), 55 mg cholesterol, 11 g carbohydrates, 2 g fiber, and 186 mg sodium.
Spicy Asian Veggie Pasta
Serve this dish hot, at room temperature, or chilled as a side dish—to grilled salmon, for instance.
Spicy Pork Skewers
Marinate the pork in a spicy tomato sauce, then thread on skewers and broil.