When tomatoes are at their peak, they deserve to be the star of the show. Use a variety of colours and sizes for this tomato tart to show off the best of the season.
The arugula pesto in this recipe adds a delicious peppery taste to the pizza.
Halibut is a good source of heart-healthy omega-3s, as is salmon, which also works well in this recipe. The homemade pickled onions are easy, and great on sandwiches and burgers; they’ll last a few weeks in the fridge. As for gremolata, it’s an Italian condiment served with veal or fish; it gives a burst of flavour, bringing the mild taste of halibut to life.
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.
The subtle use of garlic doesn’t overpower the taste of shrimp and mashed potatoes.
This quick gluten-free pasta is also dairy-free. The light and lemony flavour is perfect for any day of the week, even after work.
The mint in this light pasta dish puts a spotlight on fresh spring peas.
These lemony sugar snap peas shine in a simple stir-fry accented with shallots and garlic.
The delicate sweetness of fresh green peas makes this pasta salad super refreshing.
Lamb chops are delicious any night of the week tossed in a lemony, minted marinade, but they’re elevated to dinner-party status by the verdant pea purée.
Satisfy your pasta cravings with delicious vegetables, like zucchini noodles and bell peppers. You won’t even miss the spaghetti!
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.
Craving pasta but want to have something healthy too? Try this fresh and yummy green spaghetti recipe.
This halibut fusilli recipe is perfect for potlucks or dinner with the family.
This pasta is fresh and light and packed with superfoods like anchovies and garlic – flavours that marry perfectly with whole wheat pasta.
This salad is filled with nutrients that will boost your mood and decrease your anxiety.
The omega-3 fatty acids found in fish, such as salmon, play an essential role in preventing depression. A tasty crust of pistachios adds not only a flavourful crunch but also a boost of vitamin B6 – a key player in emotional health and quality sleep.
One of the first grains to be dubbed a ‘superfood’, quinoa is a complete protein (possessing all nine essential amino acids) and is packed full of nutrients that may help regulate blood pressure.
‘Escalivada’ comes from a Catalan word meaning ‘to roast over embers’. It is traditionally served as a first course or a side dish with barbecued or roasted meats. This oven-roasted version is a quick, easy alternative if you don’t have a charcoal grill.
The Incas called quinoa ‘the mother of all grains’ due to its excessive nutritional value. You can spruce up the colour of the plate by using white, red and black quinoa.