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Falafel Pitas

Falafel are spicy chickpea cakes. They are a popular street food all over the Middle East. Served in pita bread...


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Vegetarian burgers

These protein-packed veggie burgers are made with a delicious high-fibre combo of Brazil nuts and red kidney beans, plus carrots...


Beef and beet coleslaw rolls

A beet and red cabbage coleslaw brings a lively flourish of colour and texture to these hearty rolls, as well...


Sardine and pepper toast

A no-cook recipe is perfect for a light lunch when time is short. Remember to include the sardine bones in...


Chicken, Avocado and Alfalfa Club Sandwich

This toasted, triple-decker sandwich is packed with creamy, mashed avocado, rich in healthy unsaturated fats. Lean chicken, juicy tomatoes and...


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Hummus salad

Homemade hummus only takes a few moments to whizz together and makes a perfect light lunch, served simply with pita....


Feta and orange tabouli

A fabulous main meal salad based on bulgur, generously flavoured with fresh herbs. It is best prepared ahead to give...


Red cabbage, Edam and walnut salad

This crunchy, colourful winter salad provides an excellent nutritional mix. The vegetables and apple are rich in vitamin C and...

Chicken and beet salad

Roast chicken and ruby red beets are a mouth-watering combination, and white kidney beans and fresh mixed salad greens add...


Seafood salad

A ready-to-use mixed seafood selection provides the base for this tasty and attractive salad, perfect for an easy summer meal....


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Thai lamb salad

Try this delicious variation on the traditional Thai beef salad. Lean lamb tenderloin work beautifully with the fresh vegetables, fragrant...


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Pork with red cabbage and pears

For this slow-cooked dish, lightly browned pork steaks are braised on top of a delicious mixture of red cabbage, baby...


Warm tuna, pasta and parsley salad

This is a simple and delicious pasta dish that is just as good served hot as it is cold. It...


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Goat’s cheese and red pepper quiche

A colourful vegetarian quiche with a filling of juicy roasted peppers and red onion in a tangy goat's cheese filling.


Mexican Vegetable Bake

Turn a tray of roasted vegetables into a spicy meal by adding kidney beans, a tomato sauce and a cheesy...


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Fresh Coleslaw with Crispy Spinach Roti

Flatbreads are my favourite bread recipes to make at home. Store-bought varieties have shortening or vegetable oil added to make...

Pesto-Stuffed Chicken Breasts with Asparagus Ragout

Fancy flavours can be enjoyed at home too. This aromatic pesto chicken will impress any dinner guest.


Rainbow Salad

This simple salad has wonderful flavours and colours. The fennel adds a unique flavour that pairs well with the tangy...


Thai Vibe

This Thai-inspired noodle salad contains kelp noodles which are easily available at your local health stores. Kelp is a seaweed...


Salmone al Forno

This Italian-inspired salmon recipe is family-friendly. It's light but with robust flavours, and boasts the benefits of Omega-3 fatty acids


Smoked Salmon with Roasted Vegetable Salad

Fresh smoked salmon is one of my favourite foods, but it's high in sodium, so if you are watching your...

Wheat Berry Salad with Coronation Grapes

This salad is full of savoury Mediterranean-inspired flavours, which are perfectly complemented by sweet Niagara Coronation grapes. This hearty and...


Ontario Nectarine Salad with Minted Chili Dressing

A variety of garden greens makes this salad interesting both in texture and colour. When mixed with fresh nectarines and...


Corn and Swiss Chard Sauté

"Fearless in the Kitchen" host, Christine Cushing, shares her recipe for a light summer dinner that's bursting with colour and...


Quinoa with Grilled Eggplant

Quinoa, a nutritious grain from South America, has a texture similar to split lentils when cooked. It contains more protein...


Southwest Pork Chops

Brighten up a meal of pork chops with a medley of tomatoes, zucchini, corn and black beans.


Beef Tenderloin and Rosemary Rigatoni

Substitute leftover chicken or pork for the beef in this dish. Or, to make it vegetarian, add some arugula instead...