A unique and delicious way to use up your turkey leftovers, this dish doesn’t even have a hint of Thanksgiving.
The heart-healthy goodness of omega-3s and other nutrients in this walnut trail mix makes it an optimal high-energy snack for people on the go.
Whip up this quick dinner featuring mint and cinnamon for a Moroccan flavour
This healthy dose of fibre and flavour is perfect for getting your day started right.
This quick-to-make chicken dish is lightly spiced and served atop couscous.
This is a healthy and filling salad of lentils, peppers and broccoli mixed with a lemon and coriander dressing, topped with dried apricots, goat’s cheese and toasted sunflower seeds.
Adding sprouts to a salad greatly increases your vitamin intake. The nutritional content of pulses and grains increases when they are spouted. There is 60 percent more vitamin C and almost 30 percent more B vitamins found in the sprout than in the original seed.
The apricots, saffron and cinnamon give this dish a Middle Eastern flavour, and it’s just as delicious hot as it is at room temperature.
Swap ground turkey with yummy chopped veggies for an effortless meatless meal.
These No-Bake Chocolate Coconut Truffles are raw, gluten-free and vegan.
Packed full of healthy ingredients and diverse flavours, this salad is a wonderful companion to roast chicken. The ingredients can vary with whatever produce is seasonal. Making it is an excellent opportunity to use up any vegetables in your crisper, too.
Toasting brings out the flavor of many ingredients, especially nuts and grains. This pilaf calls for whole grains of buckwheat (called groats) that have been preroasted. Sold in most supermarkets as ‘kasha’ it comes in both whole-grain and cracked versions.
This is an easy dish to prepare in a slow cooker ahead of time, or you can have it simmer in a heavy-bottomed pot on the stove. The chickpeas add plenty of fibre, and dried apricots add an exotic twist. If you don’t have couscous on hand to serve with this stew, cook rice or potatoes.
Weight-loss bonus: Though nuts are high in calories, recent Harvard studies found women who regularly consumed nut products were at a lower risk of weight gain than those who did not. A synergy of nutrients and fibre may be why nuts can help in the battle of the bulge.
Sweet bananas, exotic lychees and creamy Greek yogourt are combined with chicken and spicy seasonings to make a luscious, yet healthy dish. Serve with warm nan bread.
An aromatic North African-style casserole, richly flavoured with dried fruits and warmly spiced with ginger and cinnamon. The sweetness of the honey tempers the fiery harissa, and chickpeas add high-fibre carbohydrate to the dish.
These protein-packed veggie burgers are made with a delicious high-fibre combo of Brazil nuts and red kidney beans, plus carrots for moistness.
This salad tastes as great as it looks. With its colourful mixture of fruit and salad greens, it is packed with vitamins and fibre and transforms plain cottage cheese into an exciting salad. Serve with rice cakes for a low-fat accompaniment.
Large beefsteak tomatoes make tasty, juicy containers for a spicy dried fruit and nut couscous mixture, served with creamy yogourt.
This dressing has some crispiness, but if you prefer yours soft, put a cover on it while it’s baking. Any type of mushroom’such as button, shiitake or oyster’will work well.