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Red Pepper Jelly Makes the Best Homemade Holiday Gift

Sounds fancy, but we promise this simple red pepper jelly recipe is worth the bit of effort.

When You Need Comfort Food, Make This Roasted Red Pepper & Pumpkin Lasagna

This veggie-packed lasagna is the ultimate healthy weeknight dinner, exploding with delicious warmth of flavours to make your taste buds...


Chinese Cabbage and Peanut Salad with Ginger Dressing

This crisp, Asian-style salad is an ideal side dish to serve with roast chicken and rice.


Five-Spice Pork

The Asian technique of stir-frying is perfect: It preserves veggies' nutritive value, puts meals on the table in a hurry,...


Mediterranean chicken with olives

This is a dish of bright, vivid colour and bold flavours. Onions, tomatoes and red peppers make a chunky vegetable...

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Lamb and eggplant curry

A spicy, high-fibre and very satisfying curry that combines lots of vegetables with lean, tender lamb chunks and lentils. Serve...


Polenta and vegetable salad

Grilled Mediterranean vegetables, combined with plump olives and a chili pepper, garlic and lemon dressing, make an exciting topping for...

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Tuna steaks with salsa rossa

Heart-healthy tuna has a unique flavour and a firm texture. Here, it is briefly pan-fried, then gently cooked in a...


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Lamb with feta and mint

This Greek-style dish is simple to cook but wonderfully flavoured. It combines lamb fillets with colourful vegetables, feta and fresh...


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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...


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Sweet and sour duck

Kumquats are a small citrus fruit, like an orange, but the whole fruit is edible, adding a great tangy flavour...

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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Warm teriyaki salmon salad

The technique of cooking salmon in foil captures all the succulent juices of the fish that, together with the teriyaki...


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Tomato, shrimp and pepper pasta

Rice and corn pasta is great for those with a wheat intolerance. It cooks and tastes just like wheat pasta...


Vegetable Moussaka

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


Thai Vibe

This Thai-inspired noodle salad contains kelp noodles which are easily available at your local health stores. Kelp is a seaweed...

Sky High Chicken and Vegetable Pie

This savoury chicken pie recipe is a one-stop meal, with vegetables, grains and protein all in one dish. Serve with...


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...


Spicy Chicken Tostadas

'Tostadas' comes from the Spanish word for toasted. These flat, crisply toasted corn tortillas can be topped with all sorts...


Filet Mignon Salad

How can steak be part of a smart diet? Very easily! Broil or barbecue the finest and one of the...


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...


Chunky Gazpacho with Garlic Croutons

This chilled soup is a delicious concoction of tomatoes, red and green peppers and cucumbers with a hint of garlic'all...


Roasted Vegetable Baguettes

These Mediterranean-style 'sandwiches' are generously filled with peppers, zucchinis and red onion, spiked with garlic and rosemary, and topped with...