Recipes by Anne Bailey; Photographs by Mark Thomas
Beets contain the vitamin folate, which researchers say may reduce the risk of heart disease. If you have access to baby beets, leave them whole -- they're small enough that you don't need to cut them into quarters.
Prep time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 20 minutes
Make it kid-friendly: Skip the cilantro and basil. Instead sprinkle grated Parmesan in with the cornflake crumbs.
Second-meal secret: Chicken cutlets make great sandwiches. Try them on multigrain bread topped with arugula and a spread made from a combination of Dijon mustard and fat-free mayonnaise.
Pair it with: Ecco Domani 2002 Merlot, Italy, $10 The sweet taste and soft texture of the vegetables pair well with this mellow red wine filled with cherry, spice, and licorice.