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Santa’s Favourite Candy Cane Smoothie

Even Santa loves smoothies.

Banana and Peanut Butter Bread Pudding

The peanut butter adds a great twist to banana pudding, and is also a source of fibre, protein and...


Butternut Squash, Sage & Cauliflower Mac and Cheese

Not only is this recipe delicious but it’s nutritious, too.


Healthy Pumpkin Spice Smoothie

This smoothie encompasses all the flavours of fall, without the extra calories.


Creamsicle Smoothie

Craving your favourite childhood popsicle? Make this creamsicle smoothie instead.

Creamy Chai Smoothie

This delightful smoothie is high in protein to help fill you up. The pitted dates are a delicious fibre-packed sweetener.


Oatmeal Pancakes with Cranberry-Maple Syrup

Make a double batch and freeze extra pancakes for a quick and delicious breakfast on busy days — just pop...

Sour Cherry Smoothie

A study in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise found that regularly drinking antioxidant-packed sour cherry juice significantly increases...



Banana-Walnut Bliss

Get energized for a workout with this banana smoothie. According to research published in the online scientific journal PLoS One,...


Kiwi and Kale Smoothie

Get energized with some protein-packed green power! Combining veggies and fruit in a milk smoothie is a sweet way to...

Oat Cocoa Smoothie

Weight-loss bonus: A recent Canadian study found that overweight women who exercised regularly and followed a high-dairy (and calorie-restricted) diet...


Peach-Blueberry Pannacotta

Kids will love this just as much as ice cream (and will get some fresh fruit to boot). And you'll...


Tropical Dream Smoothie

Make this smoothie with passion fruit (shown), papaya, mango'or all of the above. Why? Researchers in the United States, New...


Banana Pear Smoothie

Power up your morning with this pear-and-banana smoothie. One serving has almost a quarter of your daily vitamin C requirements....


Sweet-Potato Savoury Scones

We kept the calorie count low in these fluffy, vibrant orange scones by not including cheese or cream. Serve with...

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Goat’s cheese and red pepper quiche

A colourful vegetarian quiche with a filling of juicy roasted peppers and red onion in a tangy goat's cheese filling.


Corn & Shrimp Chowder

When making this, frozen or canned corn are both fine to use. If you like it spicy, add a pinch...


Light Cream Cheese, Banana & Coconut Pain Perdu

Pain perdu, which is the French name for French toast, is a great brunch treat or a surprising dinner party...


Vegetarian Moussaka

Traditionally made with ground lamb, moussaka can be made low-GI by using vegetables.


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...


Smart Smoothie

This 270-calorie smart smoothie breakfast is packed with vitamin D.


Sesame Cheese Twists

These crisp sesame cheese twists are delicious served fresh from the oven. Enriched with egg yolks and flavoured with Parmesan...


Cinnamon Raisin Bread

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

Summer Berry Muffins

Fresh summer berries add delicious flavour, colour and nutrition to these tempting berry muffins. They are best fresh from the...


Apricot and Pecan Muffins

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