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Spaghetti with Chicken, Feta & Olives

Whole-grain pasta is a good source of fibre, and olives are a Med diet staple that's high in antioxidants.


Fusilli with Roast Tomatoes and Shrimp

Get dinner on the table in less than 30 minutes!


Vegetable & Pork Coconut Curry

I love my curry spicy, so I included a pinch of chili flakes to give it a bit of a...


Spicy Tofu Chili with Mango

Jalapeños range in heat. Before adding one to a recipe, I taste a small bit; if it's really hot, I...


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...


Grilled Chicken with Peach & Corn Salsa

Add a delicious kick to your chicken with this healthy meal that you can have on the table in less...


Oregano-Lemon Cod with Cucumber-Yogurt Salad

Cod fish is an excellent source of vitamin B12, which is important for healthy skin, hair and nails.


Steak with Warm Sweet-Potato Salad

Celery aids digestion and helps maintain the body's alkaline balance, while eating sweet potato with a fat (there's olive oil...

Fish with Salsa Fruta

The delicious mix of mango, pineapple, papaya and peach with a little heat from the jalapeño give a kick to...


Citrus Chicken Salad with Cilantro Vinaigrette

Fruity and fresh, this dish is the perfect way to get loads of good fat into your diet.


Fish with Corn & Warm Lima Bean Salad

Corn provides your diet with folate, a B vitamin shown to reduce the risk of colon cancer. Avocado adds fat...


Radish, Kale & Hemp-seed Salad with Lemon-Honey Dressing

This salad is bright, fresh and crunchy'the perfect combo for a healthy day. And a nutritional bonus: It is densely...


Thin-crust Tricolore Pizza

The dough for this pizza is easy to make, but there's a quicker option: You can use store-bought and make...


Honey-Mustard and Garlic-Rosemary Chicken

I have been living with celiac disease and following a gluten-free diet since I was a toddler. This is a...


Mexi-Veggie Breakfast Sandwich

Breakfast sandwiches now figure in the frozen-food section, but they're quick and easy to DIY. This recipe uses egg whites...


Turkey Sausage with Grilled-Corn Salsa

Turkey sausage is lower in fat than pork sausage. After handling jalapeños or other spicy peppers, be sure to wash...

Pork Tenderloin with Grilled Greek Salad

For maximum flavour and moisture, marinate the pork for six to 12 hours. And let cooked meat rest for 10...


Salmon Mango Ceviche

This dish is full of flavour, and packed with heart-healthy omega-3s and plenty of vitamin C.


Grilled Shrimp & Asparagus Skewers

These shrimp skewers are the perfect grill food. If you're using wooden skewers instead of metal, be sure to soak...


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Julienne Vegetable Slaw

This fresh, crispy salad will work well with any seasonal vegetables. If you don't like your vegetables too crisp, you...


Bulgur Wheat and Shrimp Salad

A coarsely ground wheat grain, bulgur is quick to prepare and makes an ideal pantry standby to use in hot...

Fusilli Salad with Ham and Lima Beans

This hearty salad features pesto made of walnuts and peppery watercress leaves'a savory twist on the classic basil-pine nut version'with...


Hot Chili Lamb in Pita Pockets

How yummy is this? Thin lamb slices are stir-fried with such lovely flavorings as garlic, ginger, mint, and a little...


Fiesta Fit Soup

This delicious soup is a one-pot meal containing ingredients that are linked to reducing belly fat, including whole grains, fibre,...


Honey and Mustard Salmon and Beans

Butter beans are a type of lima; any bean you prefer can be swapped in.


Leek & Prosciutto Pizza Muffins

Leeks, basil, and prosciutto com­bine with mozzarella to make a sophisticated pizza-style topping for whole-wheat muffins. Serve with a simple...


Chickpea Pecan Salad

Weight-loss bonus: Scientists in Spain found that a diet rich in legumes such as chickpeas can increase fat oxidation, helping...