Serve this colourful and refreshing salad with your favourite grilled entrées.
The delicate sweetness of fresh green peas makes this pasta salad super refreshing.
Eating pasta truly al dente makes it more filling and less of a carb hit. It shouldn’t be chewy but rather the texture of a fresh stick of gum. Spiralized zucchini effortlessly subs in for half the pasta here, adding bulk, vegetables and nutrition.
This simple yet tasty salad is perfect for a family dinner or side salad at a backyard barbecue.
Chargrilled duck and vegetables are served on a bed of salad leaves, herbs and toasted buckwheat.
This wonderful Thai salad with fresh mint, basil, coriander and lime makes a perfect light lunch or dinner. The tender lean steak works perfectly with the crisp crunch of lightly steamed broccoli.
It’s important to have an easy, make-ahead appetizer like this one in your repertoire. Guests adore it, but it’s not so rich that it will take away from the main course. Use a vegetable peeler to remove long strips from a washed lemon.
These elegant, crispy mini vegetable lasagna cups have all the same ingredients as the ultimate comfort food – lasagna – but in two perfect little bites. Yum!
Who doesn’t love a saucy, cheesy, hot sandwich for dinner? Our Chicken Parmesan Sandwiches update a classic by swapping some of the meat for mushrooms.
For an unexpected twist, serve this grilled salmon with our addictive strawberry ginger salsa.
The crust of this pizza is lighter tasting, with a distinct beet flavor. Beets are alkaline-forming, so this is a good one to make when your stress is high.
I love mozzarella cheese with this sandwich, but other cheeses also work well. For example, try sprinkling on some feta and a bit of oregano for a Greek flavour.
An easy, Italian-style dish of chicken breasts, oven-baked with a low-fat, chunky vegetable sauce, with a Parmesan topping.
Sumptuous seafood on skewers with cheerful yellow pepper, baby tomatoes and cubes of bread makes an attractive meal, great for entertaining. A fresh basil and lime mayonnaise completes the dish. Serve with a mixed green or asparagus salad.
A real summer dish of cubes of marinated swordfish and lemon wedges, chargrilled (or barbecued) with baby zucchini. Swordfish has firm flesh, ideally suited to cooking on skewers. Serve with warm focaccia.
These colourful grilled vegetables, topped with a fresh tomato and basil salsa and creamy Camembert cheese, make a wonderful vegetarian main course. Enjoy with toasted ciabatta slices and a green salad.
Perfect for summer lunches or an alfresco dinner party, this informal dish is simple to make and very healthy. Serve with slices of toasted ciabatta.
This is a fantastically healthy meal with a real peppery kick balanced by sweet basil and peppers. Serve with ciabatta or focaccia.
As the name suggests, this has a messy appearance, a bolognaise mixture served between whole wheat rolls, but it’s a recipe all the family will love, and the filling can be prepared ahead or frozen. Lean ground chicken is used here as a healthy alternative to ground beef, but you could use either.