Basil-Mint Pesto

This simple, springy pesto recipe is a versatile friend in the kitchen. Use to flavor whole grains, dollop on fish or chicken, or dress a bowl of pasta.

Carla Hall’s Spicy Carrot and Ginger Soup

This carrot and ginger soup recipe demonstrates “Top Chef” contestant and cohost of “The Chew” Carla Hall’s deft touch with nourishing ingredients. It’s also the type of healthy everyday food she favors that leaves room for some well-chosen indulgences. She uses herbal tea bags as bouquet garni to infuse flavor and silken tofu instead of…

Dayna’s Matzo Ball Soup

Dayna Macy, author of “Ravenous,” shares a matzo ball soup recipe fit for a feast–or for a comforting meal any night.