Elevate your summer BBQ with these healthy tuscan-style kabobs.
This will easily be a guest favourite. And you can make it again and again. Just switch up the berries to whatever is in season.
Orange blossom water adds a lovely floral note to your sorbet.
You’ll love this healthy spin on a Mexican classic.
The arugula pesto in this recipe adds a delicious peppery taste to the pizza.
This simple salad requires very little cooking time on the grill, as the vegetables have great flavour and texture.
This recipe is delicious prepared with any seasonal fruit; these pops use raspberries and strawberries.
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.
It’s time to take vodka up a notch – with frozen or fresh blueberries.
A lassi is a yogurt-based drink from India that is served either salty or sweet. Mango is a standard sweet-lassi ingredient, but we’ve come up with a version that takes advantage of all the seasonal rhubarb.
Want a little push to get you through your next workout? Beets, which have lots of nitrates, can help to keep you moving. According to one study, nitrates improved oxygen use and helped study subjects exercise for up to 16 percent longer.
Celery makes for a filling yet low-calorie smoothie ingredient. Plus, it’s a very good source of fibre and vitamins A, C and K.
Drinking this antioxidant-packed smoothie is the most delicious way to boost your immunity.
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.
This antioxidant-rich smoothie is packed with the goodness of greens.
Stuck in the banana-smoothie doldrums? We spiced things up by adding three aromatic, and antioxidant-packed, spices: cloves, nutmeg and cinnamon. They give this creamy smoothie a dessert-like appeal.
This energizing cranberry-ginger smoothie boosts HDL (“good”) cholesterol, while the coconut water helps you stay hydrated.
This fruit smoothie is a healthy, low-fat way to start your day.
Who needs caffeine when you have the energy-boosting power of natural sugars plus the iron in spinach and folate in citrus fruits? The almond milk is a great protein source, too.