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Once you start tacking dietaries onto recipes — paleo, gluten-free, vegan — the options (and flavors) tend to shrink. Avoid this entirely with a copy of Minimalist Baker’s Everyday Cooking, from eponymous bloggers Dana and John Shultz. Packed with healthy, delicious spin-offs of your favorite dishes, this is one collection that will point you in the right direction.

Stir-fried rice is one of my favorite Asian dishes. However, it’s not always the healthiest, so I swapped in quinoa for added protein and nutritional value. I borrowed the cashew and pineapple idea from my college roommate, who made some of the best fried rice. The five-ingredient sauce melds everything together to create a flavorful, hearty entrée or side dish.

Reprinted with permission from Minimalist Baker’s Everyday Cooking