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Baked Cinnamon-Honey Plantain

Native to Southeast Asia, plantains resemble large bananas but are hard, starchy and bland, and need to be cooked before...


Scallop and Guacamole Appetizer

Scallops are low in saturated fats, high in vitamin B12, and a good source of omega-3 fatty acids. You'll want...


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Beef bourguignon

This dish is best started overnight to maximize the rich flavour of the beef and red wine. It's worth using...


Salmon and Asparagus Lasagna

It's always interesting to try a few changes with a familiar dish. This is an attractive and healthy variation on...


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Chicken and Blue Cheese Gratin

A layered bake of sliced potatoes, celeriac and leeks with chicken, topped with cheese, makes a perfect dish for an...


Polenta and vegetable salad

Grilled Mediterranean vegetables, combined with plump olives and a chili pepper, garlic and lemon dressing, make an exciting topping for...


Mushroom Risotto

This risotto makes the most of both fresh and dried mushrooms.


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Cheesy chicken and vegetable pancakes

If you have some cooked chicken left over from a roast, why not use it to make this quick filling...

Mediterranean Chicken with Oat Crumble

This colourful dish contains chunks of tender chicken breast, first roasted with eggplant, zucchini and red pepper, then baked in...


Vegetable Stock

Use this light stock as a base for delicate soups and sauces, and in risottos and similar dishes.


Spiced Fish with Couscous

As this recipe shows, it is easy to make your own spice mix. And the best thing about it is...


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Cheesy Vegetable Gratin

A comforting, chunky vegetable stew is topped with a cheesy breadcrumb crust to evoke the flavours of traditional farmhouse cooking.


Roasted Vegetable Crumble

Sweetly flavoured, roasted vegetables topped with a savoury crumble that includes Parmesan, nuts, pumpkin seeds and sunflower seeds for added...


Salmon and asparagus lasagna

It's always interesting to try a few changes with a familiar dish. This is an attractive and healthy variation on...


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Chicken and blue cheese gratin

A layered bake of sliced potatoes, celeriac and leeks with chicken, topped with cheese, makes a perfect dish for an...


Green-Tea Poached Salmon with Sautéed Mushrooms

Try this new spin on a favourite fish for dinner tonight. Topped with sautéed mushrooms, and garnished with green onion,...

Hearty Tex-Mex Brunch Eggs

Treat your family to a new take on lunch with this zesty recipe. Just add in some frozen kernels of Canadian...


Baked Apples

I love the topping of apple crisp, so I used it as a filling for these baked apples. The recipe...


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Potato and Chicken Lasagna

Looking for a new twist on classic lasagna? This version features fresh herbs, chicken and zucchini. Substituting potatoes for pasta...


Swedish Tea Ring

This showstopper will add a special touch to any recipient's holiday spread. The maraschino cherries add a festive touch.


Candy Bar Cupcakes

Eating a cupcake has never tasted of felt so good, thanks to this trimmer version. They're a perfect snack to...

Makeover Traditional Cheesecake

Though softer than a full-fat cheesecake, this lightened-up dessert has all of the original's delectable flavour. It's sure to make...


Sour Cherry Clafoutis

A clafoutis sounds fancy, but it's just a big, baked fruit pancake. This version is loaded with antioxidant-rich sour cherries....


Sweet Blueberry Omelette Rolls

Looking for a fresh new take on your morning omelette? Try this sweet version, featuring antioxidant-packed blueberries and pistachio


Mussels with Herbs and White Wine

Mussels are rich in protein, minerals and vitamins B and C, low in fat and cholesterol, and a great source...


Stuffed Mushrooms

These mushrooms are filled with a delicious mixture of finely chopped zucchini, spinach and hazelnuts, then topped with grated Parmesan...


Baked Potato Skins with Smoked Salmon and Fresh Dill

Potato skins that are served in restaurants are often deep-fried. Brushing the skins with a little olive oil and butter...