Fast-cooking couscous pairs with bottled roasted bell peppers, canned artichoke hearts, and a simple vinaigrette for a speedy solo meal. (Serves 1)
Bell Pepper and Fresh Mozzarella Couscous
Credit: Randy Mayor; Cindy Barr

Green salad

Balsamic-Brown Sugar Strawberries Toss 1 cup halved strawberries with 1 tablespoon brown sugar, 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar, and 1 teaspoon chopped fresh mint. Let stand at room temperature 20 minutes before serving.