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Pork Tacos with Cabbage Slaw

Weight-loss bonus: Capsaicin, the phytochemical that gives the chipotle (or cayenne) in this recipe its fiery kick, may help rev up your metabolism and tame your appetite

Everything-but-the-kitchen-sink Salad

This salad helps keep me from wasting things in my crisper. And when I crave veggies, it's the meal I...


Sunflower Seed Beet Pizza

The crust of this pizza is lighter tasting, with a distinct beet flavor. Beets are alkaline-forming, so this is a...


Chicken Pasta Salad

Instead of sandwiches, Abbey Chan (daughter of registered dietitian Sue Mah) loves taking pasta to school for lunch. This recipe...


Stir-Fried Tofu and Vegetables in Curried Almond Butter Sauce

Creamy almond butter and a kick of curry make this tofu dish a flavourful one

Parsnip & Carrot Cupcakes

Your kitchen will be filled with the aromas of cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg and allspice when you whip up a batch...


Red Lentil and Vegetable Dal

A dal is a dish of simmered lentils flavoured with aromatic spices and usually served as a sauce. But add...


Middle Eastern kibbeh

Lebanese-style meatballs are great for a relaxed family supper. They're made with lean ground lamb, bulgur, herbs and spices, then...


Seafood and vegetable stir-fry

Enjoy the bounty of the sea with this fresh and colourful stir-fry. By cooking the seafood only briefly, the flavour...


Stir-fried beef with vegetables

A stir-fry is a tasty way to combine meat and vegetables in the one dish. The trick with stir-fries is...


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Mixed vegetable biryani

Here is a vegetarian one-pot meal of golden saffron-scented basmati rice combined with spiced vegetables. Serve with a cooling banana...


Falafel Pitas

Falafel are spicy chickpea cakes. They are a popular street food all over the Middle East. Served in pita bread...


Honeyed five-spice chicken pockets

Five-spice powder - a fragrant mix of cinnamon, cloves, fennel seeds, star anise and Sichuan peppercorns - is used a...

Chicken sloppy Joes

As the name suggests, this has a messy appearance, a bolognaise mixture served between whole wheat rolls, but it's a...


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Chili’lime chicken salad

In this salad, chicken is gently poached in stock to give an almost melt-in-the-mouth texture and is then mixed with...


Corn chowder with crab

Leeks, corn and potatoes make this chunky seafood chowder a satisfying main meal soup. Serve garnished with a swirl of...


Tomato and lentil soup

This simple soup is flavoured with warm spices, then blended to a velvety smooth texture and topped with yogourt. Serve...


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Chicken Stock

This stock, made with the leftovers from a roast chicken, can be used as a great base for soups, casseroles,...


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Fresh Coleslaw with Crispy Spinach Roti

Flatbreads are my favourite bread recipes to make at home. Store-bought varieties have shortening or vegetable oil added to make...


Spinach & Lentil Salad with Pomegranates, Walnuts and Blueberry Vinaigrette

Packed with antioxidants, this salad is great as a first course, or main dish. Top with grilled chicken or shrimp...


Rice Noodles with Pork and Shrimp

This noodle dish is one you'll want to double up so you'll have leftovers for lunch. The classic Chinese flavour...

Soba Noodle Vegetable Salad

This tasty vegetarian noodle salad packs up easily for a healthy lunch.


Turkey Shepherd’s Pie with Sweet Potato Crust

I am such a sucker for shepherd's pie, but sometimes find that its heavy richness can be a bit much'at...


Lettuce Bowl with Chicken and Walnuts

Asian-flavoured ground chicken is topped with bean sprouts and walnuts and served in lettuce bowls in this simple appetizer recipe.


Tuna Tataki

This is Best Health's version of the popular Tuna Tataki from Canada's Cactus Club Café.


Caribbean Sweet-Potato Soup

The secret to making this soup really smooth is to let the blender do a good job. Sometimes I blend...


Tuscan White Bean Soup

This soup is hard to stop eating after the first bowl'the earthy flavours inevitably leave me wanting more. Pair it...