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Tuscan White Bean Soup

This soup is hard to stop eating after the first bowl'the earthy flavours inevitably leave me wanting more. Pair it...


Pasta with Peas and Pancetta

This pasta dish with peas and pancetta is the perfect mix of sweet, salty and superb'and healthy, too.


Meatball Mushroom Soup

This creamy, super-thick mushroom soup is made heartier with meatballs, barley, macaroni and rice.


Roasted Cherry Tomatoes in Parmesan Cups

Parmesan is the key to this recipe; richer cheeses such as pecorino or Romano may have too much fat to...


Sesame Cheese Twists

These crisp sesame cheese twists are delicious served fresh from the oven. Enriched with egg yolks and flavoured with Parmesan...


Double-Cheese Pizza Bites

What a delicious way to welcome your guests! These mini double-cheese pizza bites are loaded with fresh tomato slices, black...


Grilled Asparagus and Peppers

Here, spears of asparagus, peppers and green onions are grilled in a ridged cast-iron pan, then mixed with oven-baked Parmesan...


Vegetable Tart Provencale

Brimming with the sunny flavours typical of southern France, this delectable vegetable tart provencale is perfect for a lunch or...

Baked Eggplant with Yogurt

In this delicious dish, grilled slices of eggplant and zucchini are layered with a rich tomato sauce and cumin-flavoured yogurt,...


Butternut Squash Gratin

Hiding inside a butternut squash's skin is dense, mildly sweet orange flesh that's an excellent source of disease-battling beta carotene....


Crispy Potatoes

You might think that only deep-frying could make truly crispy potatoes, but we are happy to prove you wrong. These...


Rustic Broiled Vegetable and Rigatoni Salad

Broiled vegetables are delicious with chunky pasta in a tangy dressing. Serve this rustic broiled vegetable and rigatoni salad as...


Chicken and Spinach Roulades

Fresh spinach, roasted red pepper, ricotta and a touch of Parmesan together make a fantastic filling for tender chicken roulades....


Spinach, Prosciutto and Asparagus Salad

Here, pan-fried pieces of asparagus and prosciutto are combined with wilted baby spinach and crisp-baked croutons in a delicious warm...


Seafood Lasagna

Packed with vegetables, this seafood lasagna is a superb vitamin-rich, nutritious meal. Choose vegetables that are fresh and in season,...


Risotto Primavera

Yes, you can make creamy risotto the way they do in Italian restaurants! This risotto primavera recipe makes a delightful...

Chicken and Ricotta Cannelloni

Cannelloni are often filled with rich beef or veal mixtures, but this lighter version uses chicken with fresh vegetables. The...


Spaghetti Carbonara with Roasted Tomato Salad

This version of the all-time favourite spaghetti carbonara makes use of low-fat dairy products and dry-cured ham instead of bacon...


Spaghetti Bolognese

Here's a new lower-fat version of a classic Bolognese, a full-flavoured meat sauce tossed with strands of spaghetti and served...


Angel Hair Pasta with Basil and Walnut Pesto

This basil and walnut pesto recipe adds the extra health boost of spinach and the peppery surprise of arugula, in...


Linguini with Tomato Sauce

This quick and easy linguini sauce is bursting with tomatoes and olive oil'foods that will keep your heart pumping strong.

Squash, Ricotta and Sage Gnocchi

There are numerous versions of gnocchi. Here a flour-based dough of mashed squash and ricotta cheese, flavoured with sage and...


Mushroom Ravioli in Herb Jus

Store-bought stuffed pasta just does not taste anything like silken-textured homemade pasta with a freshly prepared savoury filling. This mushroom...


Rice Croquettes with Mozzarella

These rice croquettes are moulded around nuggets of mozzarella and rolled in breadcrumbs before cooking. Traditionally croquettes are deep-fried, but...