13 Nourishing Recipes To Help You Reset In The Kitchen

The cookie cutters are back in their drawers and the giant casserole dishes in their cabinets. Now, you must face reality: After a busy season of gathering, traveling and breaking from routine, the return to everyday cooking might feel abrupt.

13 Nourishing Recipes To Help You Reset In The Kitchen

Kimchi is a great shortcut to flavorful soups and braises. Like kimchi jjigae, this recipe from Rick Martínez uses the fiery fermented cabbage as the base for a broth, which doubles as the poaching liquid for your favorite mild white fish.

Cod and Kimchi Stew

You need little more than some cooked, shredded chicken and whatever crisp greens and vegetables are in the fridge to make a satisfying lunch or dinner.

Chicken and Cabbage Salad With Miso-Sesame Vinaigrette

This vibrant sheet-pan meal from Melissa Clark is sure to cure the cold-weather blues.

Roasted Honey Nut Squash and Chickpeas With Hot Honey Image

In this breezy Ali Slagle recipe, a garlicky yogurt dresses cucumbers, tomatoes and olives for a creamy but light salad, reminiscent of both tzatziki and feta-flecked Greek salads.

Greek Chicken With Cucumber-Feta Salad

“The sauce in this recipe is literally the most incredible combination of coconut milk and ginger,” wrote one New York Times Cooking reader of this Yewande Komolafe recipe. “I could drink gallons of it.”

Coconut Fish and Tomato Bake

Lean ground turkey is infinitely more exciting when formed around skewers, à la Middle Eastern kofte.

Spiced Turkey Skewers With Cumin-Lime Yogurt

Steaming can feel retro, but the technique yields supple textures and gentle flavors that pair well with assertive sauces.

Tofu and Bok Choy With Ginger-Tahini Sauce

Lean chicken breasts get a bad rap, but Yewande Komolafe knows how to make them shine.

Ginger Chicken With Crisp Napa Salad

Your broiler is your friend, especially if you like to get dinner on the table in less than 30 minutes. In this recipe from Yasmin Fahr, nourishing salmon and asparagus cook quickly side by side under direct heat, which gives it all a nice char.

Broiled Salmon and Asparagus With Herbs

If you want to incorporate more green recipes into your cooking routine, look no further than this verdant Mexican mother sauce.

Mole Verde

A pantry-friendly marinade of soy sauce, scallions, garlic, ginger and just a teensy bit of sugar (for browning) goes a long way.

Chicken and Mushroom Bulgogi Lettuce Wraps

This salad from Yasmin Fahr requires very little time or effort, which is ideal if you’re still operating in a post-holiday fog.

Spicy Shrimp and Chickpea Salad

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