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Slow Cooker Tandoori Pulled Chicken

Coat chicken thighs in yogurt and tandoori spices, cook in the slow cooker until done, shred the meat, and then let it absorb the juices. Serve on garlic naan, salad, or with shredded lettuce in wraps.

Yield: 8 servings Total time: 2 hours 45 minutes

Purple Smoothies

Leo loved these smoothies as a two-year-old, and we made them most weekends, until he learned to blow bubbles with his straw and we needed a tidier breakfast option. The original recipe calls for red cabbage, if you’re looking to make them even more nutritious.

Yield: 3 servings Total time: 15 minutes

Slow Cooker Buttered Chicken & Tomato Curry

Marinate chicken in lemon juice, chili powder, and salt overnight. Combine with yogurt, garam masala, and ground ginger. Sauté onion and more spices spices, and add everything to the slow cooker.

Yield: 4 servings Total time: 6 hours, plus marinade time

Juliette’s Cream of Turkey & Wild Rice Soup

A great holiday bird deserves a great second act. Use the leftovers for this fantastic soup.

Yield: 6 servings Total time: 1 hour 15 minutes

Shrimp Tikka Masala

Onion, ginger, garlic, tomatoes, garam masala, shrimp, and yogurt combine for a satisfying weeknight dish.

Yield: 4 servings Total time: 40 minutes

Chai Latte Cupcakes

These dairy-free cupcakes are spiced with tea, cinnamon, cardamom, ginger, cloves, and pepper.

Yield: 12 cupcakes Total time: 40 minutes
Salad Dressing

Al’s Unbeatable Creamy Ceasar Salad Dressing

Plain yogurt, olive oil, and egg yolk are the base for this dressing flavored with Parmesan and Romano cheeses, garlic, cracked pepper, and anchovy.

Yield: 1 cup Total time: 5 minutes

Banana-Nut Bread

Saving those browning bananas feels especially virtuous when you use nonfat yogurt to replace some of the fat in the recipe. Toasted pecans add a little healthy fat back in.

Yield: 12 servings Total time: 1 hour 30 minutes