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Everything-but-the-kitchen-sink Salad

This salad helps keep me from wasting things in my crisper. And when I crave veggies, it's the meal I turn to. I've added chicken for a hit of protein, but any leftover meat will do, or go for a couple of hard-boiled eggs. I like to top this salad with a low-fat creamy ranch dressing, but try any dressing you like.

Stir-Fried Tofu and Vegetables in Curried Almond Butter Sauce

Creamy almond butter and a kick of curry make this tofu dish a flavourful one


Caprese Salad Baguettes

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


Kitchen Sink Quinoa Salad

Adapt this recipe to any leftover vegetables in your crisper, the more the merrier! Halved cherry tomatoes are a great...


Grilled Veggie and Turkey Bagels

This hearty recipe is satisfying served open-faced, but if you're really hungry, use a whole bagel for each sandwich.

Marinated Salmon with Cucumber Salad

This grilled salmon is light, refreshing and very simple to prepare.


Coconut Curry Cod with Bok Choy

You can use either fresh or frozen fillets for this recipe. The coconut curry sauce is also great with mussels;...


Red Thai Curry with Tofu

This great-tasting, medium-hot curry is made with tofu ' an exceptionally nutritious and protein-rich ingredient that soaks up the fragrant...


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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...


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...


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Chicken satay stir-fry

This Indonesian-style stir-fry combines colourful crunchy vegetables and tender chicken strips. Serve with toasted white or whole wheat pita bread.


Stir-fried beef with vegetables

A stir-fry is a tasty way to combine meat and vegetables in the one dish. The trick with stir-fries is...


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Vegetarian paella

A wonderfully rich and satisfying dish, this vegetarian version of a classic is a great way to introduce your family...

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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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Seafood paella

An ideal dish for entertaining, this colourful and exotic dish is made with a mixture of white fish and seafood,...


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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...


Caribbean Coconut Rice and Peas

This recipe is based on a traditional Caribbean favourite that is often made with red kidney beans, which are called...


Flamenco eggs

This spectacular Spanish-style egg and vegetable dish looks wonderful and is incredibly easy to cook for a light lunch or...


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Spiced pea and corn pancakes

It's always a treat to have pancakes. These high-fibre, oaty mini ones are mildly spicy and packed with juicy corn...


Mexican bean burritos

A fabulous vegetarian bite that's deliciously healthy as well as fun to eat. The bean and vegetable mixture has a...


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Mediterranean beefburgers with red-hot tomato salsa

Sun-dried tomatoes, garlic and herbs create a Mediterranean flavour, and a fresh chili and tomato salsa adds extra zing. Making...

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Tuna melt

Boosted with vegetable goodness, this tasty treat is ideal for a quick, midweek supper dish. Crisp fennel and red pepper...


Sardine and pepper toast

A no-cook recipe is perfect for a light lunch when time is short. Remember to include the sardine bones in...


Ciabatta with feta and vegetables

A feast of colourful vegetables makes a superb topping for a pizza-style ciabatta. The bread soaks up the aromatic roasting...


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Chili’lime chicken salad

In this salad, chicken is gently poached in stock to give an almost melt-in-the-mouth texture and is then mixed with...


Mixed bean chili soup

This heart-warming soup is perfect for a chilly evening. It's packed full of vegetables and mixed legumes, making it an...


Lentil and Cashew Nut Roast

Not only are low-fat lentils richer in protein than many other legumes, but their slightly smoky flavour makes a great...