Ellie Krieger

Pureed soup is a smooth way to get your vegetables in winter

Pureed soup is a smooth way to get your vegetables in winter

Coconut curry carrot soup is a fulfilling way to start a meal or to serve alongside a sandwich.

Pureed soup is a smooth way to get your vegetables in winter
This one-pan savory fish is one step in healthful direction

This one-pan savory fish is one step in healthful direction

Halibut in miso broth is light and nourishing, yet comforting and desirable.

This one-pan savory fish is one step in healthful direction
This borscht is gorgeous — and good for you

This borscht is gorgeous — and good for you

It boasts lean beef in every bite, but root vegetables are still the star of this comforting soup.

This borscht is gorgeous — and good for you
Company-worthy appetizers that are straight from your pantry

Company-worthy appetizers that are straight from your pantry

Garlic-rosemary white bean toasts can be whip up with ingredients that are easy to keep on hand.

Company-worthy appetizers that are straight from your pantry
Take 10 minutes to make a salad so harmonious, it sings

Take 10 minutes to make a salad so harmonious, it sings

You can make this chicory winter salad with roasted grapes as written, or add your own spin.

Take 10 minutes to make a salad so harmonious, it sings
Oh, what buckwheat can do for these blender crepes

Oh, what buckwheat can do for these blender crepes

he flour imparts a deeply nutty flavor and dark color.

Oh, what buckwheat can do for these blender crepes
Are you fishing for something lighter amid holiday feasting?

Are you fishing for something lighter amid holiday feasting?

This sheet-pan dinner of Arctic char, broccolini and edamame is ready in 20 minutes.

Are you fishing for something lighter amid holiday feasting?
This macaroni-lentil soup is comfort food that’s good for you

This macaroni-lentil soup is comfort food that’s good for you

Hearty, earthy and flavorful, it checks all the soul-warming satisfaction boxes.

This macaroni-lentil soup is comfort food that’s good for you
These chicken breasts are delightfully stuffed, but they won’t leave you feeling that way

These chicken breasts are delightfully stuffed, but they won’t leave you feeling that way

Roasted red peppers, green olives, fresh basil and mozzarella add punchy antipasto flavors.

These chicken breasts are delightfully stuffed, but they won’t leave you feeling that way
Shrimp and grits, rendered healthful and Italian? We’re in.

Shrimp and grits, rendered healthful and Italian? We’re in.

This recipe features a sauce made with olive oil, tomatoes and herbs instead of cheese and cream.

Shrimp and grits, rendered healthful and Italian? We’re in.
Open your mind, taste buds to yogurt’s world of possibilities

Open your mind, taste buds to yogurt’s world of possibilities

You can globe-hop in the dairy aisle with offerings from France, Australia, Bulgaria and Iceland.

Open your mind, taste buds to yogurt’s world of possibilities
Savory veg bake sumptuous even with tweak

Savory veg bake sumptuous even with tweak

A chili-seasoned dish of red beans, tomatoes, apple, kale and cheese was inspired by a 1977 recipe.

Savory veg bake sumptuous even with tweak
New products that make eating whole grains a whole lot easier

New products that make eating whole grains a whole lot easier

Ellie Krieger’s top picks for new, healthy convenience foods that harness what’s hot with this trend.

New products that make eating whole grains a whole lot easier
The to-go breakfast sandwich that’s outside the box

The to-go breakfast sandwich that’s outside the box

These Asian-inspired sandwiches feature pickled vegetables, a creamy-spicy sauce and fresh cliantro.

The to-go breakfast sandwich that’s outside the box
You won’t be able to stop eating this colorful chicken salad

You won’t be able to stop eating this colorful chicken salad

The slaw of bell pepper, cabbage and carrot holds up well overnight in the refrigerator.

You won’t be able to stop eating this colorful chicken salad
The one thing your quinoa bowls have been missing all along

The one thing your quinoa bowls have been missing all along

with quinoa’s soft texture and mild, earthy flavor and corn’s sweet,… Continue reading

The one thing your quinoa bowls have been missing all along
How to make delicious muffins that are actually good for you

How to make delicious muffins that are actually good for you

However healthy it may seem, the presence of shredded zucchini in a quick bread or muffin doesn’t make it good for you. Most are still… Continue reading

How to make delicious muffins that are actually good for you
Next time pancakes are for dinner, make the Japanese version

Next time pancakes are for dinner, make the Japanese version

My first trip outside the United States was a three-month stay in Japan when I was 18. Even back then, I was keenly tuned in… Continue reading

Next time pancakes are for dinner, make the Japanese version
Simple cooking: A feel-good skillet dinner starring salmon

Simple cooking: A feel-good skillet dinner starring salmon

By Ellie Krieger / The Washington Post This skillet dinner is the kind of recipe everyone should have tucked in their back pocket. It is… Continue reading

Simple cooking: A feel-good skillet dinner starring salmon
You’ll want to put this Sicilian vegetable salad on everything

You’ll want to put this Sicilian vegetable salad on everything

By Ellie Krieger / The Washington Post I don’t use my slow cooker often, but I am most likely to break it out in the… Continue reading

You’ll want to put this Sicilian vegetable salad on everything