Loaded with fiber and vitamin A, pumpkin makes a great low-calorie substitute for butter or oil in baking.
These flavors are then accented by warming spices such as cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg to create a treat that’s as comforting as it is healthy.
You would never believe that a combination of such simple, grain-free ingredients could produce a cookie that’s so big on taste.
Strata is a traditional brunch dish made with a combination of baked eggs and day-old bread. We make Strata is a traditional brunch dish made with a combination of baked eggs and day-old bread. We make ours a bit more dinner-friendly by throwing in some savoury vegetables and hearty turkey sausage.
This healthy oatmeal is deliciously creamy.
Made with cinnamon, brown sugar and nutmeg, this healthy spiced walnuts recipe is the perfect healthy appetizer for your holiday bash.
Not only is this recipe delicious but it’s nutritious, too.
This smoothie encompasses all the flavours of fall, without the extra calories.
This sandwich is the tastiest way to use those turkey leftovers!
You’ll be making these cookies all autumn long.
These cupcakes are healthy enough for lunch boxes but decadent enough for a weekend treat.
Given that they’re crustless, these savoury vegetarian mini-quiches will make a pretty addition to your sandwich tray.
This delightful smoothie makes a nourishing breakfast or snack. It’s high in protein to help fill you up, and the pitted dates are a delicious fibre-packed sweetener.
Mac ‘n cheese is quite possibly the most perfect dish on the planet. The original version uses full-fat cheese, cream and white pasta, so the whole thing is pretty much fat and carbs. My version uses creamy sweet potato to thicken the sauce (plus adds nutrients and flavour), non-fat evaporated milk so that the sauce doesn’t separate during baking, and brown-rice pasta.
This recipe contains a perfect blend of hot and sweet. When cutting or seeding hot peppers, use rubber gloves to protect your hands, and avoid touching your face.
Weight-loss bonus: Deliciously thick and creamy Greek yogurt contains about twice the hunger-quelling protein as traditional yogurt. To cut back on calories, select plain and add vanilla extract or other flavouring.
Fresh pasta needs only brief oven-baking. Used in a vegetarian lasagna it is layered with wilted fresh spinach and juicy cherry tomatoes, then baked with a creamy goat’s cheese topping
Chargrilled zucchini cakes, served with a cool sauce, make a refreshing dish.
A spicy Jamaican paste, made with fiery chili peppers, fragrant allspice and thyme, flavours and tenderizes the pork in this dish. They are served with wedges of juicy pineapple and corn, all cooked under the grill. Serve with toasted French bread.
Combined with mushrooms, a small amount of meat goes a long way. Cooked in a creamy sauce made with light sour cream, then tossed with tagliatelle, this makes a luxurious dish, with much less fat than the original version.