Cold days call for a soup that showcases winter’s bountiful harvest. In-season vegetables such as turnips, carrots, and celery combine for a warm meal.
This Italian soup not only warms you up, but it’s also a good source of protein and fibre, thanks to the turkey sausage, navy beans and nutrient-packed kale.
Nothing quite says comfort like a bowl full of soup. This easy-to-serve, slow cooker meal is the perfect recipe to whip up any day of the week.
The broth in this recipe lightens the dish and allows the healthy vegetables to take a leading role. In fact, if you want to make it a soup instead, increase the broth. The saffron adds an interesting flavour.
Fresh Asian-inspired flavours shine in this crunchy, colourful diet-friendly salad. Spoon slaw over tacos or enjoy it as a side salad.
This salad can easily be made with gluten-free pasta as well. If fresh peas are available, buy two (or more!) bags and freeze the extra for future use. They’re delicious in season and can be added to many recipes. Blue cheese varies in taste intensity by brand; a simple way to tell if it’s really strong is to sniff the package.
Who needs caffeine when you have the energy-boosting power of natural sugars plus the iron in spinach and folate in citrus fruits? The almond milk is a great protein source, too.
A few simple ingredients make really tasty meat-free burgers. If you want to barbecue them, the best method is to cook the veggie burgers in advance and just heat them up over the coals, as this prevents them from sticking to the grill.
Make a healthier, better-for-you lunch by swapping ingredients like mayonnaise, salt and others for the ones listed in this recipe.
Few things go together as well as shrimp and couscous.
Traditional recipes for Irish stew use a tough, fatty cut of lamb and only potatoes, onions and herbs. This up-to-date version with lamb leg steaks is leaner, and more colourful with the addition of carrots.
A sprinkle of almonds add a crunch to this salad of cooked carrots. Almonds are a rich source of vitamins, especially folate and vitamin E.
This hearty salad is sure to fill you up with a combination of tuna, egg and vegetables.
Get a hefty serving of vegetables with this platter for two.
Meat lovers will love this filling dish.
Brown rice, with its outer bran layer intact, has three time time fibre of white rice and much higher levels of minerals and B-group vitamins. It does take longer to cook, but it is worth the effort for its nutty flavour and superior nutritional value.
This salad can be prepared in advance and refrigerated until needed. It contains celeriac which tastes like a cross between celery and parsley.
Boost your health with this easy-to-make bone broth recipe. Make a big batch and store it in the fridge in portable, single-serve containers.
The perfect accompaniment to heavier dishes like casseroles and roasts!
This hearty dish is one of the best comfort foods out there.