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This Vibrant Chickpea Salad Is a Summer Favourite

Storing a can of unopened chickpeas in the fridge during the summer months means that you can toss together a vegetarian salad quickly because the chickpeas are already cold. It’s a salad game changer.

This One-Pan Roasted Tomato Soup is Even Better Than Classic Tomato Soup

Making soup with sheet pan roasted tomatoes is the perfect Sunday-afternoon activity for a chilly fall day. Serve it with...


This Creamy Corn Polenta Dish Is Perfect For Any Time of the Day

Paired with fresh corn, eggs, and sweet roasted balsamic tomatoes, this makes for an elegant vegetarian dish.


Replace Your Veggie Platter With Caprese Salad Kebabs

Classic tomato, fresh mozzarella and basil get a simple makeover that's perfect for bringing to backyard picnics and dinner parties.


This Caprese Salad Is a Fresh and Fruity Take on the Italian Classic

Peaches and honey were added to the classic Caprese salad for a sweet and tasty update for summer.

Quick And Healthy Fig and Prosciutto Salad with Orange Vinaigrette

This salad goes perfectly with buttered hazelnut or walnut bread, or other dense breads.


Watermelon Caprese Skewers

Basil and watermelon are a terrific late-summer pairing, and the saltiness of the feta and olives makes the melon taste even...

Spaghetti with Yellow Zucchini, Asparagus and Fresh Herbs

Craving pasta but want to have something healthy too? Try this fresh and yummy green spaghetti recipe.


The Ultimate Weekday Breakfast Sandwich

What better way to start your day than with this healthy classic breakfast sandwich?


Chicken Parmesan Sandwiches

Who doesn't love a saucy, cheesy, hot sandwich for dinner? Our Chicken Parmesan Sandwiches update a classic by swapping some...


Rustic Farfalle Pasta With Sweet Squash

You'll love the chunks of sweet squash, roasted herbs, and greens in this country-style recipe.

Ratatouille with Spaghetti Squash

This recipe swaps traditional pasta for spaghetti squash to up your intake of healthy vegetables.


Grilled Chopped Veggie Salad

This dish is best served warm or at room temperature. Top with crumbled feta or goat cheese or curls of...


Honey-Roasted Ricotta with Figs and Grapes

This is ideal as an antipasto or an alternative to a rich dessert; serve it with flatbread crackers. It's so...


Peppers stuffed with Turkey, Cheese and Rice

This recipe calls for two peppers, which make four stuffed halves; kids might want one half, adults might want two'so...


Garden Variety Soup

As its name implies, this incredibly filling soup makes great use of a variety of colourful vegetables.

Basil Smoothie

Fix yourself this creamy, green, non-dairy smoothie with the aroma of sweet basil; it's a snap to make.


Thai Beef Salad

Lean steak marinated in soy, garlic and lime juice lends an Asian take to this pretty salad. Basil, cilantro, and...


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...


Polenta and vegetable salad

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


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Tuna steaks with salsa rossa

Heart-healthy tuna has a unique flavour and a firm texture. Here, it is briefly pan-fried, then gently cooked in a...


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Sardine, tomato and olive pasta

Brilliant for a midweek meal, this punchy pasta dish uses heart-healthy oily fish with a mixture of popular deli foods...


Balsamic Caramelized Onion Caprese

This homage to an Italian staple features sweet caramelized onions sautéed in balsamic vinegar, spooned over cut watermelon and slices...


Grilled Pork Tenderloin

This healthy recipe from Janet and Greta Podleski is sure to be a crowd-pleaser at your next barbecue.

Sausage, Grilled Pepper and Tomato Bruschetta

This open sandwich of toasted ciabatta bread with a mixed bell-pepper topping is typical of the style of food enjoyed...


Fresh Crab and Avocado Dip with Crispy Tortilla Chips

Crab and avocado is an age-old combination that has a bit of magic to it, which is why you see...


Easy Red Pepper and Goat Cheese Stuffed Chicken

Serve this simple chicken dish with whatever vegetables you have on hand, plus steamed rice and a green salad.


Grilled Tuna with Zucchini Pasta and Artichoke Sauce

Make good use of excess summer zucchini by creating "pasta", tossing with a flavourful artichoke and tomato sauce and serving...


Niçoise Platter

When in doubt, opt for a niçoise salad, or a version thereof, for lunch or dinner. It appeals to almost...


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,...