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Serve Up This Mediterranean Edamame Salad For a Protein-Packed Meal

This protein-rich salad is perfect for a healthy lunch, or as a side with dinner.

This Buffalo Cauliflower Sandwich Tastes Just Like the Real Thing

There's a reason it's the most popular recipe on Hot For Food.


Quinoa and Cranberry Salad

The Incas called quinoa 'the mother of all grains' due to its excessive nutritional value. You can spruce up the...


Stir-Fried Rice and Chicken

The rice, with its slightly chewy texture and Indian spices, provides the perfect backdrop for tender chicken, crunchy raw vegetables,...


Buckwheat and Cranberry Salad

Dried cranberries and toasted pistachios are mixed with buckwheat and dressed with a lemon and parsley dressing in this nutritious...

Chicken Liver Salad

This dish provides the nutrient-rich benefits of liver, combined with the high levels of anti-oxidants found in oranges, parsley, and...


Roast Beef and Rice Salad

This rice salad is packed with vitamins, minerals and fibre. It is an excellent way of using up left-over roast...

Potato and Horseradish Salad

This crunchy potato salad goes well with barbecued meats.


Potato and Lentil Salad

Potatoes and lentils make great partners, with their earthiness and ability to carry other flavours.


Lentil and Sausage Salad

Tiny green puy lentils have a slightly nutty texture and flavour. They keep their shape well once cooked, making them...


Macaroni and Cheese

Mac 'n cheese is quite possibly the most perfect dish on the planet. The original version uses full-fat cheese, cream...

Spicy Root Vegetable Salad

Select small beets with their greens still attached; they have the most flavour.


Mixed Bean Cassoulet

A vegetarian version of the hearty French country dish, this uses canned beans for a quick and easy one-pot. It's...


Coq au vin avec legumes

This lighter version of the great French classic, chicken in red wine sauce, is lower in fat and includes more...


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Mussels with Pernod

The combination of Pernod and fennel adds a wonderful anise flavour to this popular seafood dish, which just needs some...


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Beef bourguignon

This dish is best started overnight to maximize the rich flavour of the beef and red wine. It's worth using...

Beef in Ale with Horseradish Dumplings

A hearty beef and vegetable casserole that can be left to cook or made ahead and then reheated before serving....


Lamb and Vegetable Bake

This hearty dish of lean lamb layered with delicious root vegetables and baked in a covered casserole is perfect for...


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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...


Chicken with lentils and chorizo

Chicken and spicy chorizo sausage combine well with vegetables and lentils, which are naturally low in fat and a good...


Blackened chicken

The spiced coating on the chicken breasts cooks to a delicious crunchy crust, keeping the inside flesh really juicy. It's...


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Chicken and chorizo paella

A little spicy chorizo goes a long way and adds a fabulous flavour to this colourful dish. Brown rice has...


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Jambalaya

The spicy tomato flavour and aroma of this one-pot rice dish make it really appealing. Tender chunks of fish, juicy...


Mushroom Risotto

This risotto makes the most of both fresh and dried mushrooms.

Spanish tortilla

Colourful and packed with flavours, this thick, flat omelette, called a tortilla in Spanish, tastes good served at any temperature....


Honeyed five-spice chicken pockets

Five-spice powder - a fragrant mix of cinnamon, cloves, fennel seeds, star anise and Sichuan peppercorns - is used a...


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Vegetarian burgers

These protein-packed veggie burgers are made with a delicious high-fibre combo of Brazil nuts and red kidney beans, plus carrots...


Toasted turkey and pastrami bagels

With pastrami (cured, smoked meat) and bagels, the inspiration for this thick, filling sandwich can only be Montreal. But unlike...


Moroccan lamb and couscous salad

Enjoy the fragrant flavours of cilantro and mint in this North African-inspired salad, which can be largely prepared ahead. Lamb...


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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....