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Thai Chicken Salad

This is excellent as a salad or as a filling for a wrap. I like using Thai basil in this recipe; look for it at an Asian market. Cashews contain heart-healthy monounsaturated fats, and sesame seeds are an excellent source of copper, manganese, magnesium and iron.

Sweet & Sour Tofu

Weight-loss bonus: A 2011 study published in The New England Journal of Medicine linked eating nutrient-rich whole grains such as...


Spiced Potatoes and Cauliflower with Nuts

The warm, golden colour and flavour of saffron with a mild kick of ginger help to make this vegetable curry...


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Creamy vegetable fricassee

For this fricassee, a selection of colourful vegetables is lightly cooked in a tarragon-flavoured stock, which is finished with sour...


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Lemon chicken with broccoli

A family favourite that mixes succulent strips of chicken with a zesty, hot and sour sauce. The inclusion of whole...

Lentil and Cashew Nut Roast

Not only are low-fat lentils richer in protein than many other legumes, but their slightly smoky flavour makes a great...


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Carrot tart

Carrots make a great filling for a tart because they are sweet and colourful. Here the smooth and creamy filling...

Indian Chicken and Broccoli Wrap

These mouthwatering Indian chicken and broccoli snacks are quick to make. They use whole-wheat pita wraps instead of the traditional...