Dinner

Pork & Apple Stir Fry

Serve this lean pork and apple stir-fry with brown rice and a glass of merlot.


Savoury Pan-Roasted Fish

Serve this flavourful pan-roasted fish with boiled new potatoes and a glass of chardonnay.


Tuna and Tomato Pizza

Add canned tuna to a good tomato sauce, spread it on a ready-made pizza base and you have a delicious,...


Pepperoni Pizza

Here's proof'you can enjoy a slice of pepperoni pizza and do your heart good. A few heart-smart substitutions and lots...


Focaccia

This light Italian flat bread is prepared from a soft dough enriched with olive oil. This focaccia recipe uses just...


Sourdough Bread

Instead of commercial yeast, delicious sourdough bread is made with a 'starter,' which uses the yeasts that occur naturally in...


Multi-Grain Seeded Loaf

Serve this nutty-textured bread very fresh, cut into wedges. The multi-grain seeded loaf is good with a hearty bowl of...


Light Rye Bread

Rye flour is lower in gluten than wheat, so it produces a close-textured, moist loaf. Caraway seeds are a traditional...

Basic Loaf

This recipe makes a very good basic loaf, but it is also infinitely flexible. You can make any number of...


Squash and Chickpea Stew

The orange colour of squash signals beta carotene, a plant pigment that's a potent disease-fighter. And this squash and chickpea...


Grilled Asparagus and Peppers

Here, spears of asparagus, peppers and green onions are grilled in a ridged cast-iron pan, then mixed with oven-baked Parmesan...


Stir-Fried Vegetable Curry

A selection of ground and whole spices and a hint of coconut flavour the mixed vegetables in this contemporary curry,...


Vegetable Tart Provencale

Brimming with the sunny flavours typical of southern France, this delectable vegetable tart provencale is perfect for a lunch or...


Baked Eggplant with Yogurt

In this delicious dish, grilled slices of eggplant and zucchini are layered with a rich tomato sauce and cumin-flavoured yogurt,...


Sesame Stir-Fried Asparagus and Peas

When asparagus is in season, run to the nearest grocery store and buy a big bunch. Cook it quickly and...


Boston Baked Beans

These oven-baked beans are cooked slowly to create a richly flavoured vegetable dish'a revelation if you've only ever eaten the...

Spiced Couscous Tomatoes

Choose ripe, well-flavoured tomatoes for this dish. Hollowed out, tomatoes make the perfect container for a spicy eggplant, dried apricot...


Butternut Squash Gratin

Hiding inside a butternut squash's skin is dense, mildly sweet orange flesh that's an excellent source of disease-battling beta carotene....


Crispy Potatoes

You might think that only deep-frying could make truly crispy potatoes, but we are happy to prove you wrong. These...


Fruity Pasta Salad

Pineapple and pear give this fruity pasta salad a sweet accent, while balsamic vinegar adds a delightful piquancy. With lean...


Rustic Broiled Vegetable and Rigatoni Salad

Broiled vegetables are delicious with chunky pasta in a tangy dressing. Serve this rustic broiled vegetable and rigatoni salad as...

Garlicky Tomato Salad

When tomatoes are at their peak of sweetness, this garlicky tomato salad is particularly delicious. It's eye-catching, too, if you...


Crunchy Nut Coleslaw

This fresh-tasting crunchy nut coleslaw is made with white cabbage, carrot and radishes, flecked with green onions, sultanas and peanuts.


Pan-Fried Turkey Escalopes with Citrus Honey Sauce

The tanginess of citrus fruit marries well with poultry, especially turkey, which can sometimes be a little light on flavour....


Spicy Stir-Fried Duck

Here, strips of duck are stir-fried with onions, water chestnuts, bok choy, bean sprouts and pear. Very little oil is...


Roast Herb and Garlic Chicken

Rather than rubbing butter over chicken before roasting, here a paste of fresh herbs and reduced-fat ricotta cheese is pushed...


Golden-Roasted Chicken with Old-Fashioned Stuffing

Always an impressive dish, a whole chicken provides plenty of protein, little saturated fat, and good amounts of B vitamins...