Carefully simmering fresh ginger in water for a good, long while is the key to deep, rounded flavor. Once you have the ginger syrup on hand, a hankering for ginger ale can be satisfied practically instantly (the drink's trademark fizz comes from seltzer).
EASY Zucchini Ravioli - these are crispy on the outside with tender zucchini and gooey cheese on the inside. Your kids will love these healthy little bites! Sub cashew ricotta and flax seed/water for the egg and voila--vegan.
Baked Chipotle Sweet Potato and Zucchini Fritters (vegan, gluten-free) & Homemade Spicy Honey Mustard - You don't have to fry these healthy fritters in gobs of oil. They're baked & a great way to work in extra veggies! It's only 4 points a fritter.