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This main-dish salad is summer eating at its very best. The fruity dressing balances the peppery bite of watercress. Grilled peaches add a summery touch. Plus, it’s high in protein and packed with good carbs.
Try this delicious sandwich packed with healthy grilled vegetables and dressed with a fat-free Greek yogurt sauce.
Chef Ron Rupert uses the grill not just for cooking but also as a flavor enhancer for vegetables. Rupert even grills lettuce for one of his restaurant’s signature salads. Using romaine, he first washes it and pats it dry. Then he cuts it in… Read More
SECRET INGREDIENT: beer
Belgians have a way with stew. Their secret? Add beer to the braising liquid. Here’s a new twist on traditional Belgian beef carbonnade made with veal. Dark beer enhances the rich flavor of the mushrooms… Read More
SECRET INGREDIENT: evaporated milk
If you love cheese but are watching calories, don’t despair. Here’s a comforting soup recipe with all the creamy richness of real cheddar cheese and plenty of health-boosting broccoli. Evaporated … Read More
SECRET INGREDIENT: canned pumpkin
People usually assume that using convenience ingredients means giving up quality. On the contrary, some prepared foods have more desirable qualities than fresh foods. Canned pumpkin, for instance, is… Read More
SECRET INGREDIENT: carrot juice
Roasting vegetables caramelizes their sugars and brings out their sweetness. It’s a fantastic technique for intensifying the flavor of a sauce or soup. It also helps to use carrot juice in place of … Read More
SECRET INGREDIENT: pepperoni
Vitamin-rich kale tastes great teamed with sausage, potatoes, and kidney beans. Traditional Portuguese soups include linguiça, a hard-to-find smoked sausage flavored with paprika. Ours uses a mixture of … Read More
When you get tired of tuna sandwiches, try this recipe, which takes its inspiration from the sushi bar. Canned salmon is an essential cupboard staple and a convenient way to get the omega-3 benefits of oily fish, as well as useful calcium… Read More
The luscious filling is so quick and easy, and the tender zucchini and crisp cucumber salad, with its spiky chili and lime seasoning, is a perfect accompaniment.
Starting with a base of crisp lettuce, slices of orange or yellow capsicum are layered with avocado and papaya. Toasted pepitas add protein and crunch. Preparation time 15 minutes Cooking time 5 minutes Serves 4 Ingredients 1 cos lettuce … Read More
Many of us plan our dinners, but lunch is all too often an afterthought. Like breakfast, lunch is a pretty simple meal to prepare. If you follow sensible guidelines, it will take you a long way towards getting the foods that will help you … Read More