Fresh Asian-inspired flavours shine in this crunchy, colourful diet-friendly salad. Spoon slaw over tacos or enjoy it as a side salad.
You’ll love this healthy spin on a Mexican classic.
Elevate your go-to chicken soup recipe with your favourite warming Indian spices. Serve with whole wheat chapattis or naan bread.
This stuffed-pepper recipe is packed with iron.
The perfect accompaniment to heavier dishes like casseroles and roasts!
Because of the ginger, this carrot soup has a warming effect whether served warm or cold.
This delicious soup has such a citrus kick, it’s the perfect starter to any summer meal.
These Spanish-Style Eggs are perfect for weekend brunch.
Give ‘Taco Tuesday’ an upgrade with the addition of lean top sirloin and homemade guacamole. Our recipe has all the details.
Egg Tacos with Avocado Sauce are a fun twist on taco night.
I love my curry spicy, so I included a pinch of chili flakes to give it a bit of a kick’but leave it out if you aren’t a fan of heat. The beauty of a curry dish is that it’s versatile and will work with just about any meat or vegetables you have available.
Jalapeños range in heat. Before adding one to a recipe, I taste a small bit; if it’s really hot, I add less. Fennel has a licorice flavour and adds a nice crunch to the chili. Always rinse canned beans before adding them to a recipe to remove any excess sodium. You can replace the extra-firm tofu with tempeh; this will add more texture and a nutty, mushroomy flavor.
Spicy foods help to fill you up on fewer calories, and they boost calorie burning, too. When cutting or seeding hot peppers, use rubber or plastic gloves to protect your hands, and avoid touching your face.
An avolicious variation of a traditional Mexican stew enjoyed on Mexican Independence Day among other festivals.
Turkey sausage is lower in fat than pork sausage. After handling jalapeños or other spicy peppers, be sure to wash your hands and avoid touching your eyes, as the capsaicin from the peppers will burn. Of course, if you’re not a huge fan of spicy foods, skip the jalapeño.
This dish is full of flavour, and packed with heart-healthy omega-3s and plenty of vitamin C.
This is an easy dish to prepare in a slow cooker ahead of time, or you can have it simmer in a heavy-bottomed pot on the stove. The chickpeas add plenty of fibre, and dried apricots add an exotic twist. If you don’t have couscous on hand to serve with this stew, cook rice or potatoes.
Expand your taco horizons by adding seafood to the mix, which is commonly enjoyed in taco-loving countries. Low in fat and high in taste, shrimp makes a great taco filling.
Flavourful ingredients wrapped in a corn tortilla and covered in cheese.
Weight-loss bonus: A 2012 study in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics found that increased fish intake over a six-month period was positively associated with weight loss in women. Oily fish such as salmon and farmed rainbow trout are full of protein, omega-3 fats and vitamin D that may help you slim down