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Bulgur Wheat and Shrimp Salad

A coarsely ground wheat grain, bulgur is quick to prepare and makes an ideal pantry standby to use in hot...


Seared Sea Scallops & Grapefruit Salad with Mustard Vinaigrette

Peppery arugula and tart grapefruit are bright counterpoints to sweet seared sea scallops and salad greens, all in a tangy...


Salad Pizza

Instead of serving pizza with a salad, combine the two for a light, healthful one-dish meal'and wait for the bravos.


Hot Chili Lamb in Pita Pockets

How yummy is this? Thin lamb slices are stir-fried with such lovely flavorings as garlic, ginger, mint, and a little...


Marinated Lamb Kebabs with Grilled Vegetables

Lamb is particularly wonderful when grilled. Add such delectable flavoring as cilantro, lime, mint, and cumin, and you'll love this...


My Go-To Kale Salad

Kale is a nutritious green vegetable rich in vitamins A, C and K, as well as calcium and iron. Massaging...


Greek Lamb & Tomato Salad

This garlicky lamb is slow-cooked until it practically falls off the bone.


Healthier Potato Panache

This is a colourful and zesty way to serve potatoes at holiday dinners (and offers more vegetable variety than traditional...

Breakfast Skillet

This is a great breakfast or brunch to start the weekend because it's one that the whole family will dig...


Chicken Souvlaki Pita

This recipe is an easy version of souvlaki on a bun. The toppings you add are up to you and...


Stir-Fried Tofu and Vegetables in Curried Almond Butter Sauce

Creamy almond butter and a kick of curry make this tofu dish a flavourful one


Grilled Shrimp Soft Tacos

If you're purchasing your shrimp fresh, be sure to devein them. This means gently pulling out the dark intestinal tract...


Caprese Salad Baguettes

I love mozzarella cheese with this sandwich, but other cheeses also work well. For example, try sprinkling on some feta...


Kitchen Sink Quinoa Salad

Adapt this recipe to any leftover vegetables in your crisper, the more the merrier! Halved cherry tomatoes are a great...


Bulgur, Orange & Beet Salad

Nutty and with a citrus zest, almonds add good (monounsaturated fat) to this salad. For more crunch, toast the almonds...


Poached Salmon Salad Sandwiches

For extra flavour, add white wine and herbs to the water before poaching the salmon. Leave the skin on for...

Hummus & Tabouleh Sandwiches

These pitas are filled with Mediterranean flavours. You can find tahihi, a sesame paste, in health food and large grocery...


Grilled Veggie and Turkey Bagels

This hearty recipe is satisfying served open-faced, but if you're really hungry, use a whole bagel for each sandwich.


Coq au vin avec legumes

This lighter version of the great French classic, chicken in red wine sauce, is lower in fat and includes more...


Middle Eastern kibbeh

Lebanese-style meatballs are great for a relaxed family supper. They're made with lean ground lamb, bulgur, herbs and spices, then...


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Tuna steaks with salsa rossa

Heart-healthy tuna has a unique flavour and a firm texture. Here, it is briefly pan-fried, then gently cooked in a...

Chicken with lentils and chorizo

Chicken and spicy chorizo sausage combine well with vegetables and lentils, which are naturally low in fat and a good...


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Lamb with feta and mint

This Greek-style dish is simple to cook but wonderfully flavoured. It combines lamb fillets with colourful vegetables, feta and fresh...


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Steak with puttanesca sauce

This is a really quick recipe for dressing up lean round steak. A gutsy tomato sauce, boosted with anchovies and...


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Stir-fried chicken livers with mushrooms

The delicate flavour and creamy texture of chicken livers work well with mushrooms and sherry, while broccoli adds further vitamins...


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Jambalaya

The spicy tomato flavour and aroma of this one-pot rice dish make it really appealing. Tender chunks of fish, juicy...


Flamenco eggs

This spectacular Spanish-style egg and vegetable dish looks wonderful and is incredibly easy to cook for a light lunch or...