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This One-Pan Roasted Tomato Soup is Even Better Than Classic Tomato Soup

Making soup with sheet pan roasted tomatoes is the perfect Sunday-afternoon activity for a chilly fall day. Serve it with a swirl of yogurt, herbs and olive oil with a crunchy loaf of bread.

This Grilling Hack Gives Shrimp a Smokiness That’s Hard to Beat

Get the most of the smoke and plank both the shrimp and avocado.


This Caprese Salad Is a Fresh and Fruity Take on the Italian Classic

Peaches and honey were added to the classic Caprese salad for a sweet and tasty update for summer.


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...


Cantaloupe and Almond Salad With Fresh Herbs

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

This Pea Pesto Pasta Salad Is the Perfect Dish to Ring in Spring

The delicate sweetness of fresh green peas makes this pasta salad super refreshing.


This Spaghetti & Zucchini Pasta Makes For An Ideal Vegetarian Meal

Spiralized zucchini effortlessly subs in for half the pasta.


Tomato-Basil Salad with Chunky Tomato Vinaigrette

This simple yet tasty salad is perfect for a family dinner or side salad at a backyard barbecue.


Duck Salad with Buckwheat

Chargrilled duck and vegetables are served on a bed of salad leaves, herbs and toasted buckwheat.


Thai Beef and Broccoli Salad

This wonderful Thai salad with fresh mint, basil, coriander and lime makes a perfect light lunch or dinner. The tender...

Marinated Chèvre

It’s important to have an easy, make-ahead appetizer like this one in your repertoire. Guests adore it, but it’s not...


Mini Vegetable Lasagna Cups

These elegant, crispy mini vegetable lasagna cups have all the same ingredients as the ultimate comfort food - lasagna - but...


Chicken Parmesan Sandwiches

Who doesn't love a saucy, cheesy, hot sandwich for dinner? Our Chicken Parmesan Sandwiches update a classic by swapping some...


Grilled Salmon with Strawberry Ginger Salsa

For an unexpected twist, serve this grilled salmon with our addictive strawberry ginger salsa.


Sunflower Seed Beet Pizza

The crust of this pizza is lighter tasting, with a distinct beet flavor. Beets are alkaline-forming, so this is a...

Caprese Salad Baguettes

I love mozzarella cheese with this sandwich, but other cheeses also work well. For example, try sprinkling on some feta...


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Chicken Parmigiana

An easy, Italian-style dish of chicken breasts, oven-baked with a low-fat, chunky vegetable sauce, with a Parmesan topping.


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Fish, shrimp and prosciutto brochettes

Sumptuous seafood on skewers with cheerful yellow pepper, baby tomatoes and cubes of bread makes an attractive meal, great for...


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Skewered swordfish with charred zucchini

A real summer dish of cubes of marinated swordfish and lemon wedges, chargrilled (or barbecued) with baby zucchini. Swordfish has...


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Chargrilled vegetable platter

These colourful grilled vegetables, topped with a fresh tomato and basil salsa and creamy Camembert cheese, make a wonderful vegetarian...


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Chargrilled tuna with summer herb crust

Perfect for summer lunches or an alfresco dinner party, this informal dish is simple to make and very healthy. Serve...


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Peppered fish with lemon and basil

This is a fantastically healthy meal with a real peppery kick balanced by sweet basil and peppers. Serve with ciabatta...


Chicken sloppy Joes

As the name suggests, this has a messy appearance, a bolognaise mixture served between whole wheat rolls, but it's a...

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Chicken and spinach calzone

Calzone is an Italian pizza pocket that uses pizza dough to wrap up a filling. The delicious filling here is...


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Pizza slice

Everyone loves pizza and, made as a slice, it can easily be cut into squares and served as casual party...


Vietnamese Tofu and Noodle Salad

An exciting layered salad combining crisp vegetables flavoured with fresh herbs, noodles and marinated grilled tofu. The tofu is best...


Vegetable and pasta soup

This classic pistou from the south of France, topped with a rich-tasting garlic and basil paste, called aïllade, and a...


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Tomato and Mozzarella Polenta

Why not try something different? Here, ready-made pesto is spread on a savoury polenta base, then topped with melt-in-the-mouth mozzarella...


Vegetable Moussaka

This is a clever variation on the traditional, meat-based Greek dish that is usually quite high in fat. The meat...