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Rich Curried Chicken & Vegetables

The homemade curry powder for this chicken dish has an especially high proportion of phytochemical-rich turmeric and ginger.

Braised Pork with Cranberries

Cranberries add a tangy undertone to this dish.


Quinoa Porridge with Vanilla Yogurt

Weight-loss bonus: Deliciously thick and creamy Greek yogurt contains about twice the hunger-quelling protein as traditional yogurt. To cut back...


Gluten-Free Gingerbread Cookies

The smell of gingerbread baking is a welcome sign of the holidays. Here's a gluten-free version that anyone can enjoy.


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Lamb tagine with dried fruit

An aromatic North African-style casserole, richly flavoured with dried fruits and warmly spiced with ginger and cinnamon. The sweetness of...


Jerk Chicken

While jerk seasonings are easily accessible in most grocery stores, they can be high in fat. Preparing your own is...


Paul Finkelstein’s ‘Breakfast Noodle Soup

"Noodle soup with vegetables is a popular breakfast in many parts of the world," says 'Finkelstein. "I love breakfast soup...


Spicy Date, Apple and Cheese Dip

Their natural sweetness makes dates an excellent ingredient for desserts, cakes and chutneys. Here they are cooked until thick and...


Healthy Moroccan-Inspired Turkey Kebabs

Seasoning lean turkey meat with flavourful Moroccan spices makes for a winning combination.


Sweet Potatoes with Cherry Glaze

Sweet potatoes, an excellent source of beta-carotene, are glazed with antioxidant-rich cherry juice concentrate'a great combination for enhancing immunity and...


Walnut Lemon Biscotti

These light and delicious cookies are firm but not rock hard and keep well for several weeks in an airtight...


Apple Walnut Granita

Serve this frozen dessert as a refreshing course after a heavy dinner.

Baby Pumpkin Puddings with Cinnamon Whipped Cream and Pecan Brittle

These delicate baby puddings scented with a touch of rum and orange zest started life as the filling for my...


Spiced Cherry Maple Carrots

Plain carrots become an elegant side dish with cherries, maple syrup, nutmeg and ginger.


Vietnamese Noodle Soup

If you have any meat, vegetable or tofu leftovers in the fridge, this Vietnamese staple is your chance to give...


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...


Gingerbread

This delicious, lightly spiced gingerbread is hard to resist. Enjoy a slice with a cup of tea or try it...


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...


Teriyaki Lamb Chops

Yes, you can have lamb chops on a heart-healthy diet, provided you trim away the fat. These are juicy, bursting...