Bean soup is a delicious way to warm yourself up in the winter. But this Tuscan-style soup is even better because it is super healthy.
Has your passion for vegetables faded lately? This lively, spicy garlic vegetable stir-fry will make the sparks fly again! Fresh, crisp broccoli, bright red pepper and tender baby corn are flash-fried with tantalizing Asian seasonings for a speedy side dish.
Always an impressive dish, a whole chicken provides plenty of protein, little saturated fat, and good amounts of B vitamins and zinc. A meal like this golden-roasted chicken with old-fashioned stuffing is perfect for noteworthy occasions, or just a simple family dinner.
Stir-frying is not just for Chinese dishes. This quick and healthy method of cooking works just as beautifully in this chicken, pepper and asparagus sauté, seasoned with garlic and rosemary. A bowl of basmati rice is the perfect complement.
Fresh spinach, roasted red pepper, ricotta and a touch of Parmesan together make a fantastic filling for tender chicken roulades. Braised in stock and vermouth and served with asparagus, chicken and spinach roulades make an elegant, attractive dish.
Here’s a recipe that turns the ordinary into the extraordinary. This chicken breast dish, with a rich roasted garlic-tomato sauce, is high in vitamins C, B6, beta carotene and niacin and low in fat, but fabulous in flavour.
There’s a whole bulb of garlic in this recipe, but after slow-roasting it comes out of the oven tasting mild and sweet. Serve the veal steaks with lemon-garlic sauce, lightly steamed asparagus and boiled new potatoes sprinkled with chopped parsley.
This quick version of classic Hungarian goulash is rich and delicious. Strips of lean pork, shredded red cabbage and green pepper cook quickly and taste excellent with the traditional flavourings of paprika and caraway seeds.
A spoonful of mustard peps up this simple, vegetable-rich cidered pork stew. Fluffy herb dumplings served on top help to mop up every bit of the full-flavoured sauce, and turn the pork stew into a well-balanced meal in a bowl.
In this recipe, slices of beef are marinated in a tangy green herb-based sauce, called chimichurri sauce, which hails from Argentina, making them succulent, tender and juicy. They are complemented nicely by crispy potatoes.
Yes, you can make creamy risotto the way they do in Italian restaurants! This risotto primavera recipe makes a delightful starter or main meal. Vegetables add vitamins A and C, and a small amount of Parmesan adds calcium, protein and a lot of flavour.
A biryani consists of curried meat, poultry, fish or vegetables combined with basmati rice to make a complete meal. Here chicken curry is layered with the rice and baked, then served with a fresh cucumber raita.
This hearty soup tastes really creamy, yet it doesn’t contain any cream! Made with cooked chicken and fresh corn and potatoes, with a garnish of bacon, it’s substantial enough for lunch, served with crusty whole-wheat bread.
The simple, delicious flavours of this herbed chicken and potato soup will make it popular with adults and children alike. Try it for lunch on the weekend, served with plenty of crusty bread and fresh fruit to follow.
Fragrant basil pesto adds a taste of summer to this healthier version of a classic French vegetable pesto soup. Aromatic vegetables add flavour and plenty of vitamins while keeping the fat in check. What a wonderful way to eat your vegetables!