Chewy Oatmeal Raisin Cookies

A glass of milk and one of these warm, chewy cookies make for a perfect post-dinner treat that you won’t feel guilty about eating.

Lentil-Spinach Salad With Feta and Grapes

Canada produces most of the world’s lentils. They are so versatile and take well to all kinds of flavours – especially vinegar – which makes them a perfect addition to any salad.

Cantaloupe and Almond Salad With Fresh Herbs

Serve this colourful and refreshing salad with your favourite grilled entrées.

Sweet Potato Salad with Spiced Nuts

This Middle-Eastern inspired salad is ready to eat in just 35 minutes.

Grilled Halibut & Chard with Gremolata Topping

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 Best Healthy Strawberry-Yogurt Smoothie

This fruit smoothie is a healthy, low-fat way to start your day.

Lime Curd Pavlova with Fresh Berries

This is a fantastic recipe and can be made with lime, lemon, orange or any citrus fruit.

7 Healthy and Fat-Free Fruit Sorbets You’ll Love

These refreshing, fat-free desserts are easy to make with or without an ice cream maker. If you don’t have one, you can make granita, which is icier, but still refreshing.

Turkey and Pomegranate Salad

One of the joys of a roast turkey or chicken is the tender meat least over that is perfect for rustling up a super-quick meal. Add some basic fresh ingredients and perhaps a few special extras, and dinner is on the table.

Warm Potato Salad

This tasty potato salad will be sure warm you up on a cold day.

Coleslaw with Celeriac, Carrot and Leek

This salad can be prepared in advance and refrigerated until needed. It contains celeriac which tastes like a cross between celery and parsley.

Lemon Cream Cupcakes

Delicate cupcakes like these are sure to disappear at your next potluck or bake sale. Grated lemon peel and sour cream turn these from ordinary ‘white’ cupcakes to sophisticated treats.

Creamy Chocolate Cupcakes

This cupcake has a smooth cream-cheese filling that awaits inside.

Old-Fashioned Apple Pie

This classic dessert is so easy to bake!

Guilt-Free Hot Cocoa Mix

A healthy version of everyone’s favourite cold weather drink.

Sunday Brunch Crêpes

Topped with either sweet or savoury ingredients, this simple crêpe recipe is always a hit.

The Ultimate Leftover Turkey Sandwich Recipe

This sandwich is the tastiest way to use those turkey leftovers!

Classic Garlic and Tomato Soup

Grandmothers often said garlic was good for what ails you, and we now know they were right. This tomato-garlic soup uses 10 cloves, but because garlic mellows as it cooks, it has a mild, slightly sweet flavour.

Double Chocolate Cake

It’s relatively easy to sneak some calorie-reducing ingredients like applesauce, Greek yogurt and egg whites into a gooey chocolate cake. Note that the icing must be prepared in advance so the layers don’t slide off each other.

Red Velvet Chocolate & Beet Brownies

Beets are a natural way to add gorgeous colour to baked goods.