It’s time to pack in the pulses this season and make chickpeas your new go-to source of protein.
These mouthwatering turkey burgers are a healthy summer BBQ hit.
Skip turning on your oven and make these little red and white cheesecakes in your slow cooker for your barbecue – or any summer celebration!
Halibut is a good source of heart-healthy omega-3s, as is salmon, which also works well in this recipe. The homemade pickled onions are easy, and great on sandwiches and burgers; they’ll last a few weeks in the fridge. As for gremolata, it’s an Italian condiment served with veal or fish; it gives a burst of flavour, bringing the mild taste of halibut to life.
The delicate sweetness of fresh green peas makes this pasta salad super refreshing.
Lamb chops are delicious any night of the week tossed in a lemony, minted marinade, but they’re elevated to dinner-party status by the verdant pea purée.
A subtly spiced rice dish, this is based on a classic kedgeree recipe but with extra vegetables to add vitamins. Serve with a side salad.
This filling salad is a great choice for a satisfying lunch. Both barley and beans are low-glycaemic (GI) ‘superfoods’, creating a steady and slow increase in blood glucose levels that keeps you going between meals.
These tender, golden shrimp cakes, inspired by the flavours of Spanish tapas, are deceptively easy to pull together. Plus you can make them ahead and simply reheat.
These will quickly become your family’s go-to meal for busy weeknights.
Rainbow chard always looks good on a holiday spread, plus, it has 30 percent of your vitamin A needs.
They taste just like your grandmother’s, but without added sugar.
Cauliflower is a super-food; high intake is linked to lower cancer risk. Whip up this healthy pasta in 30 minutes or less to reap all its health benefits
Cod fish is an excellent source of vitamin B12, which is important for healthy skin, hair and nails.
Corn provides your diet with folate, a B vitamin shown to reduce the risk of colon cancer. Avocado adds fat calories to this dish, but most of the fat is the heart-healthy monounsaturated kind.
These are great the next day, too. Add them to a lunch box with a container of dipping sauce and some veggie sticks’yum!
For maximum flavour and moisture, marinate the pork for six to 12 hours. And let cooked meat rest for 10 minutes before cutting it to allow the juices to redistribute. Watching your sodium intake? Look for low-sodium feta, and rinse the olives before adding them to the salad.
These moist and delicious muffins are perfect for breakfast or brunch as well as being a great snack any time. They are delicately spiced and packed with flavorful fresh fruit and nuts.
Why ask for a cherry on top when you can have a cherry in the middle? Bake these easy-to-make cupcakes outside the cherry season, too, by having a supply of cherries on standby in the freezer with the stems and pits removed.