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.
This salad is a perfect partner for lamb or chicken, or can be served as a starter before a light main course.
One of the joys of a roast turkey or chicken is the tender meat least over that is perfect for rustling up a super-quick meal. Add some basic fresh ingredients and perhaps a few special extras, and dinner is on the table.
Chargrilled duck and vegetables are served on a bed of salad leaves, herbs and toasted buckwheat.
The pears, watercress and blue cheese are perfectly complemented by the subtle walnut oil dressing. Lightly toasted walnut pieces add crunch and extra flavour. Serve the salad with grainy wholemeal rolls for a temping lunch.
This is a healthy and filling salad of lentils, peppers and broccoli mixed with a lemon and coriander dressing, topped with dried apricots, goat’s cheese and toasted sunflower seeds.
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 wholesome salad is a riot of flavours and textures. Slices of poached chicken, sweet potatoes and salad vegetables are served on a bed of leafy greens with a chunky pineapple salsa.
Crumbled bacon and croutons add a delicious crunch to this spinach salad.
The perfect accompaniment to heavier dishes like casseroles and roasts!
Add your favourite in-season vegetables to this simple kebab recipe.
The perfect homemade recipe for pizza night.
For an unexpected twist, serve this grilled salmon with our addictive strawberry ginger salsa.
You’ll be making this niçoise-style salad all summer long.
Given that they’re crustless, these savoury vegetarian mini-quiches will make a pretty addition to your sandwich tray.
This Chili Shrimp Taco recipe brings the heat to dinner.
This recipe swaps traditional pasta for spaghetti squash to up your intake of healthy vegetables.
Sandwich burgers with additional veggies, such as baby arugula and sliced tomato. For cheeseburgers, top burgers with thinly sliced Swiss or Cheddar cheese 1 minute before the end of grill time.
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.