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Category: Gluten-free

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Tex-Mex Corn Nachos

Serves: 5 servings Costs: Approximately $1.75 per serving Tomato dressing: 5.5 fl ounces/156 mL tomato paste 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon chilli powder 1/2 teaspoon cumin The freshly squeezed juice of 1 lime, or 2 teaspoons bottled lime juice Salad: 1 medium-sized green pepper (about 1 cup), diced 1/3 cup green onions, thinly sliced 1/3 cup sliced green olives, […]

Ethnicity > Mexican 0

Mexican Beef Taquitos

Makes 4 to 6 servings I Time estimate: 25 minutes active time I 5 minutes inactive time I 83 cents on a shoestring I If bought it: $3.83 per serving (frozen) 1 pound lean ground beef 1 medium-sized onion, peeled and diced 2 cloves garlic, smashed and peeled 3 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil, plus more for brushing 1 teaspoon […]

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Caesar Salad with Roasted Cauliflower & Pasta

Roasting cauliflower makes it tender and sweet, and once you’ve tried it, chances are you’ll always cook cauliflower this way. Any leftover buttermilk can be kept frozen up to 3 months. Makes: 4 servings I Hands-on time: 20 minutes I Total time: 50 minutes 5 cups cauliflower florets (from 1 small or 1/2 medium head) 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive […]

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Grilled Pork & Pear Salad with Walnuts

Bitter greens, such as arugula, are rich in an array of health-protective phytochemicals. Plus, their pungent flavor is a perfect counterpoint to the rich tasting pork and the sweet pears. Makes 4 servings I Hands-on time: 15 minutes I Total time: 20 minutes Dressing: 2 teaspoons sesame oil 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium soy sauce 1 tablespoon sherry vinegar or cider vinegar […]

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Mexican Cobb Salad

You can make the dressing well ahead of time. (The longer it sits the more garlicky it will get.) In fact, everything except the lettuce and avocado can be prepped ahead of time. If you have leftover chicken, use it for this recipe; you’ll need about 1 cup shredded. Makes 4 servings I Hands-on time: 15 minutes I Total time: […]

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Beijing Noodles

Hoisin sauce is frequently used in Chinese cooking. It is made with fermented soybeans, spices and dried peppers. It is thick in texture, with a reddish-brown colour. 6 servings I Preparation time: 30 minutes I Difficulty: Average Vegetable oil 1 onion, sliced 375 g (3/4 lb) ground pork 4 garlic cloves, minced 1 tsp fresh ginger, chopped 1 tbsp sugar […]

Breakfasts & Brunches 0

Indian-style Cumin and Turmeric Eggs

Here’s an original way to reintroduce eggs, so essential to our health, into our diet. This recipe provides a magnificent contrast of colours and flavors. 2 to 4 servings I Preparation time: 30 minutes I Difficulty: Easy 1 dash of olive oil 1 large onion, chopped 2 or 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 teaspoon ground turmeric 2 teaspoons ground cumin […]

Ethnicity > American 0

Chicken Fajitas

The beauty of fajitas is that you can put anything you like on them, in whatever quality – as long as you don’t overload the tortillas. If you don’t have leftover chicken breasts, simply brown uncooked chicken in oil until cooked through, season as directed in the recipe, and cut into very thin slices so it won’t break the tortilla […]

Desserts 0

Banoffee Pie

None of us can get enough of this pie! The best thing about it is that not one of it tastes healthy; in fact, it tastes the total opposite – rich, creamy, sweet and decadent, which is especially lovely, As all the ingredients are so nourishing. Serves 2 For the first layer: scant 3/4 cup pecans (about 2-1/2 ounces) 2/3 […]

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Frosted Blueberry Banana Soup

I have never been a fan of cold summer soups until I moved to hot, humid Toronto. Now I totally get why you’d want to eat one. This fruity soup is like a smoothie in a bowl. Cold, refreshing, and mildly sweet, It’s become a part of my summer dinner repertoire. Makes about 4 cups (1 L) I One serving […]

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Spring Vegetable Omelet

Serves 4 50 g/2 oz asparagus tips 50 g/2 oz spring greens (collards), shredded 15 ml/1 tbsp sunflower oil 1 onion, sliced 175 g/6 oz cooked baby new potatoes, halved or diced 2 tomatoes, chopped 6 eggs 15 – 30 ml/1-2 tablespoons chopped fresh herbs salt and ground black pepper salad to serve Steam the asparagus tips and spring greens […]

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Creamy Lemon Rice

This is a creamy baked rice pudding with a difference, being subtly flavoured with lemon. It is wonderful served warm or cold with fresh strawberries. Serves 4 50 g/2 oz/1/4 cup short grain white rice 600 ml/1 pint/2-1/2 cups semi-skimmed (low fat) milk 25 g/1 oz/2 tbsp caster (superfine) sugar Finely grated rind of 1 lemon 15 g/1/2 oz/1 tbsp […]

Ethnicity > Chinese 0

Garlic Chicken Stir-Fry

Stir fries are the perfect quick meal for when you come in from a long day and want to get dinner on the table quickly. Serves 4 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 cup broccoli florets 1 medium yellow onion, quartered 1 cup carrots, matchsticks 1 cup snow peas 1 cup sliced button mushrooms 1 tablespoon minced garlic 4 tablespoons filtered […]

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Garlicky Veggie-Packed Omelet

Delicious vegetables and garlic combine with fluffy eggs and egg whites to make a simple, satisfying, and savory meal that will start off any day right! Protein-packed and rich in complex carbohydrates from the vegetables, this is a tasty way to get some valuable nutrition. Serves 1 2 teaspoons olive oil or coconut oil 1/4 cup chopped yellow onion 1/4 […]

Appetizers 0

Great Guacamole

Full of flavour and healthy fats, this chunky dip is satisfying and nutritious. Beautiful colors from all the fresh ingredients make this delectable delight a feast for your eyes and your taste buds. Serves 12 3 large ripe avocados, mashed to desired consistency 1/2 medium red onion, chopped 2 large roma tomatoes, chopped 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro 1 medium […]

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Banana Sorbet

Ice cream and store-bought sorbets can be packed with sugar and impossible to pronounce ingredients. This recipe calls for only 4 ingredients, and makes for a sweet treat your kids will ask for time and time again. Serves: 4 4 large frozen bananas (peeled and bagged before prior to freezing) 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 teaspoon […]