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A Traditional Bolognese Sauce Without the Meat

The dark colour and umami flavour of mushrooms are a natural replacement for slow simmered meat in this traditional sauce.

Apple-Cucumber Refresher

Adults who consume apples, apple juice and applesauce are 27 percent less likely to be diagnosed with metabolic syndrome, a...


You’ll Make This Italian Turkey Sausage & White Bean Soup All Winter Long

This Italian soup not only warms you up, but it’s also a good source of protein and fibre, thanks to...


Heirloom Tomato Tart

When tomatoes are at their peak, they deserve to be the star of the show. Use a variety of colours...


Garden Veggie Hot Dog

Dress your hot dog with your favourite ingredients: Vegetables. You'll love this healthy version of a popular barbecue staple.

Easy-To-Make Vietnamese Pho

This Vietnamese soup, called pho (pronounced 'fuh'), doesn't have to be relegated to lunch or dinner. In fact, it's also...


High-Protein Avocado Smash Toast with Roasted Tomatoes

Start your day off right with this delicious high-protein breakfast.

Eggplant-slice Caprese Salad

Goat cheese has a wonderful flavour when it has been cooked. You can enjoy this recipe all year round: Pan-fry...


Basil Mojito

Try this spin on the classic mojito at your next party.


Kitchen Sink Quinoa Salad

Adapt this recipe to any leftover vegetables in your crisper, the more the merrier! Halved cherry tomatoes are a great...


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Chargrilled tuna with summer herb crust

Perfect for summer lunches or an alfresco dinner party, this informal dish is simple to make and very healthy. Serve...

Paul Finkelstein’s ‘Breakfast Noodle Soup

"Noodle soup with vegetables is a popular breakfast in many parts of the world," says 'Finkelstein. "I love breakfast soup...


Hemp Pesto

Use this hempseed pesto variation anywhere you would use a standard pesto


Slow-Roasted Tomato Pesto

A plain slow-roasted tomato is hard to beat, but should you want to take yours a step further, try this...


Vietnamese Noodle Soup

If you have any meat, vegetable or tofu leftovers in the fridge, this Vietnamese staple is your chance to give...


Tagliatelle with Mushrooms, Lemon and Breadcrumbs

This terrific dish is simple to make. Prepare the mushroom and lemon sauce and breadcrumbs ahead of time and boil...

Tomato-Roasted Mackerel

Tired of salmon? Mackerel is also a good source of omega-3 fatty acids.


Roasted Cherry Tomatoes in Parmesan Cups

Parmesan is the key to this recipe; richer cheeses such as pecorino or Romano may have too much fat to...