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.
For a beautiful presentation, cut the roasted carrots in long pieces and arrange on bed of parsley.
Wild blueberries offer rich colour and taste heavenly alongside herbs like sage and thyme.
Spiralize carrots into gluten-free, low-carb “noodles” to replace the pasta in this Chicken Pad Thai recipe.
This vegetarian soup packs plenty of protein. Have it on the dinner table in less than 30 minutes.
Serve this favourite as a side, or toss it into a casserole with other post-festivity leftovers. Each bite receives a burst of cranberry and a pecan crunch
Homemade vegetable stock is a perfect base in soups and sauces. To make it: Throw any vegetables you like into a large pot and add water to cover them by a couple of inches. Add a bay leaf and a sprig of thyme; simmer for an hour, then strain. Stock can be frozen for up to a year.
The snow peas in this recipe don’t just taste fantastic; they contain a nutrient called coumestrol, which is thought to reduce risk for stomach cancer. They also offer anti-inflammatory benefits.
Spinach is not only a great diabetes superfood, it’s full of antioxidants. Made with lean ground beef and turkey, this meat-and-potatoes dish is a slimming star. In this recipe, the other vegetables get roasted and puréed to make a great sauce.
This salad is bright, fresh and crunchy’the perfect combo for a healthy day. And a nutritional bonus: It is densely packed with notable nutrients including protein, fibre, iron, good fat and a mega-watt dose of antioxidants, thanks to all those bright colours.
If you haven’t tried cranberry walnut cookies yet, you’re missing out.
These melt-in-your-mouth carrot cupcakes are a crowd favourite.
Black beans, white beans, and yellow corn kernels provide the basis for this protein-rich vegetarian chili. The cheesy polenta topping really makes it special.
Because lamb has a stronger flavor than other meats, a small amount goes a long way. In this hearty one-dish meal, there are more vegetables than meat, but the flavor of lamb is clearly in every bite.