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Ginger Nut Cookies

Here's a healthier, less-fatty version of a traditional favourite cookie. Bake simple round cookies, or use fancy cutters and encourage...


Fruit and Pistachio Baklava

Here is an updated version of the traditional Greek pastry, made with a filling of dates, dried mango and pistachio...


Cinnamon Banana Caramels

Any fruit'fresh, canned or frozen'can be used to make this instant version of crème brûlée. In this recipe for cinnamon...


Sticky Date and Walnut Pudding

On a cold winter day, nothing could be more welcoming than a pudding full of dates and toasted walnuts. It...


Cinnamon Raisin Bread

This whole-wheat bread loaf studded with raisins tastes good plain or with a little light butter or margarine spread on...


Banana Cinnamon Muffins

These delicious, moist muffins with a crunchy sweet topping are low in fat and contain bananas, oat bran, soy milk...


Spiced Couscous Tomatoes

Choose ripe, well-flavoured tomatoes for this dish. Hollowed out, tomatoes make the perfect container for a spicy eggplant, dried apricot...


Spicy Jamaican Barbecued Chicken

Because the flavour of chicken is mild, it benefits from a tasty baste when barbecued or broiled, such as in...

Spicy Chicken and Vegetable Pastries

There are lots of variations on these savoury Mexican pastries, which are similar to Cornish pasties. The filling here is...


Fragrant Lamb with Spinach

This enticingly fragrant lamb and spinach curry is warmly spiced rather than fiery hot with chilies. Serve it with basmati...


Caramelized Banana Crumpets

Forget about smothering toasted crumpets in butter; this low-fat topping is yummy and much healthier. Mashed bananas are mixed with...


Fruity Vegetable Muffins

Not only do grated vegetables and dried fruit add food value and flavour to these muffins, but they also make...


Apricot and Pecan Muffins

Packed with fresh fruit and nuts, and delicately spiced with cinnamon, these homemade apricot and pecan muffins are lower in...


Breakfast Muffins

Muffins are perfect for breakfast, providing the energy boost the body needs to start the day. This particular breakfast muffin...