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This Tabbouleh Salad Is Perfect for Hot Summer Nights

Using couscous instead of bulgur for tabbouleh really speeds up the process of making this nutrient-packed salad.

This Tahini Beet Green Bowl Is a No-Brainer Weekday Meal

Packed with fibre-rich carbs, energizing protein and satiating fats, this bowl is as nourishing as it looks.



A Saucy, One-Pan Spanish Chicken Bake for a Rainy Day

The sweetness of the roasted peppers with smoky paprika makes this a sophisticated dish that people of all ages can...


The Tuscan Mixed Bean Soup That’s High In Fibre and Protein

Bean soup is a delicious way to warm yourself up in the winter. But this Tuscan-style soup is even better...

The Hygge-Approved Roasted Root Vegetable Soup

Cold days call for a soup that showcases winter’s bountiful harvest. In-season vegetables such as turnips, carrots, and celery combine...


The Creamiest Vegan Coconut & Chickpea Soup

Nothing quite says comfort like a bowl full of soup. This easy-to-serve, slow cooker meal is the perfect recipe to...

Knife and Fork Mushroom Burger

Eating this burger with a knife and fork means you'll take more time to enjoy it. Button mushrooms promote immune...


Almond and Chickpea Power Mix

Almonds and chickpeas flavoured with herbs and dried fruit make for a tasty snack that will help fill you up


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Shrimp & Feta Couscous

Few things go together as well as shrimp and couscous.


Spicy Chicken Soup

Elevate your go-to chicken soup recipe with your favourite warming Indian spices. Serve with whole wheat chapattis or naan bread.

Quinoa and Chickpea Salad

One of the first grains to be dubbed a 'superfood', quinoa is a complete protein (possessing all nine essential amino...


Bean and Rice Salad

Brown rice, with its outer bran layer intact, has three time time fibre of white rice and much higher levels...


Chickpea and Orange Salad with Tahini Dressing

Serve this high-fibre salad with chargrilled chicken, fish or lamb cutlets. The salad can be made ahead if required and...


Veggie, Fruit & Nut Holiday Salad

Packed full of healthy ingredients and diverse flavours, this salad is a wonderful companion to roast chicken. The ingredients can...


Couscous-Stuffed Peppers

Chickpeas are loaded with appetite-suppressing fibre, which is why this dish satisfies your appetite despite being low in calories.

New Mexican Green Chili

Spicy foods help to fill you up on fewer cal­ories, and they boost calorie burning, too. When cutting or seeding...


Four-Bean Chili Bake with Polenta Topping

Black beans, white beans, and yellow corn kernels provide the basis for this protein-rich vegetarian chili. The cheesy polenta topping...


Moroccan Vegetable Stew

This is an easy dish to prepare in a slow cooker ahead of time, or you can have it simmer...


Chickpea Pecan Salad

Weight-loss bonus: Scientists in Spain found that a diet rich in legumes such as chickpeas can increase fat oxidation, helping...


Hummus & Tabouleh Sandwiches

These pitas are filled with Mediterranean flavours. You can find tahihi, a sesame paste, in health food and large grocery...


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Lamb tagine with dried fruit

An aromatic North African-style casserole, richly flavoured with dried fruits and warmly spiced with ginger and cinnamon. The sweetness of...


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Spicy cod with chickpeas and spinach

Succulent chunks of creamy cod, gently cooked in an aromatic, slightly spicy sauce with a colourful mix of vegetables and...


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Spicy rice with chickpeas

This lightly curried rice dish makes a simple yet satisfying vegetarian meal, with the chickpeas providing valuable protein. Serve with...

Falafel Pitas

Falafel are spicy chickpea cakes. They are a popular street food all over the Middle East. Served in pita bread...


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Couscous, orange and date salad

Couscous makes a brilliant base for a quick salad, as it needs only a brief soaking in hot stock (or...


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Hummus salad

Homemade hummus only takes a few moments to whizz together and makes a perfect light lunch, served simply with pita....


Spiced Fish with Couscous

As this recipe shows, it is easy to make your own spice mix. And the best thing about it is...


One-Pot Sweet-Potato Couscous

This quick and easy weeknight couscous dish blends green beans and cubed sweet potato with the flavours of raisins, feta...


Vegetarian Moussaka

Traditionally made with ground lamb, moussaka can be made low-GI by using vegetables.