Try this delicious variation on the traditional Thai beef salad. Lean lamb tenderloin work beautifully with the fresh vegetables, fragrant herbs and crunchy salad greens.
The shells for these tartlets are made by pressing pieces of bread into muffin tins. The shells are brushed lightly with melted butter and baked until crisp. They are then filled with a mixture of onions and sun-dried tomatoes. Both the shells and the filling can be prepared ahead, then warmed and assembled for serving.
Tart black currants make an enticing tea bread that is fruity without being too sweet, while mint adds a fresh, herbal note. Orange juice is used to enhance the flavour of the bread and decrease the amount of sugar needed in the recipe. If you have extra black currants, make a few loaves of bread and freeze them for up to 2 months.
Ounce per ounce, almonds are the most nutrient-dense tree nut. Spice up this healthy snack with sweet paprika, cayenne pepper and a touch of brown sugar
This light dish provides a healthier alternative to traditional fried chicken
Whole almonds a satisfying crunch to these yummy, nutrient-packed cookies
Drop scones are an almost instant snack or breakfast treat. The thick batter is made by simply stirring together a few basic pantry ingredients, and the scones cook in minutes. Here they are flavoured with diced apple and toasted hazelnuts. Top with a little light maple syrup and enjoy warm from the pan.
Drop scones, also called Scotch pancakes, are easy to make and perfect for breakfast on the weekend, or even as a simple dessert. Served with creamy low-fat vanilla yogurt and sweet, succulent berries, they are quite irresistible.
Serve this dish with brown rice that’s been cooked in chicken broth (and tossed with fresh parsley) or angel hair pasta that’s been tossed with olive oil and fresh basil, and your favourite steamed vegetables.
For this savoury version of a classic French clafouti (batter pudding), sweet cherry tomatoes are baked in a light, fluffy batter flavoured with pecorino cheese. Crusty bread or boiled new potatoes and green beans go well with the clafoutis.
These crisp sesame cheese twists are delicious served fresh from the oven. Enriched with egg yolks and flavoured with Parmesan cheese, they are made with a combination of wholewheat and all-purpose flours, so they are substantial without being at all heavy.
A savoury lemon sauce seasoned with a hint of sesame tastes fabulous with tender chicken and crunchy Asian vegetables. Serve Chinese-style lemon chicken with plain egg noodles or rice to add some satisfying starchy carbohydrate.