Healthy Cooking

Buddhist Noodle Bowl (gluten-free, vegan)
Silky soba noodles combine perfectly with rich, salty broth, aromatic ginger and crunchy fresh vegetables in this very satisfying (and healthy) main-course dish. More »
Teriyaki Rice Noodles with Veggies and Beans
This is a variation on the noodle dish Pad Thai, but it uses beans as the protein instead of shrimp and chicken, which is the more usual combination. Teriyaki sauce is a favorite of children because of its sweet taste. Easy, comforting, healthy, and vegan friendly! More »
Pasta with Roasted Vegetables and Goat Cheese
This dish is a great way to increase your vegetable intake. Prepare the recipe with the ingredients as given here or with any other vegetables that your family likes. If there are any leftovers, they’re delicious served cold or reheated for lunch the next day. More »
Thin Wheat Noodles Stir-Fried with Mixed Peppers, Soya and Ginger
This is a simple and satisfying vegetarian combination of sweet peppers and Asian spices. Try adding a small handful of your favorite herbs along with the soya sauce and serve with extra soya and some hot sauce at the table. More »
Soba Noodle Salad with Edamame
A great salad is all about creating a pleasing combination of taste, texture and color. We feast with our eyes! Here we combine soba noodles with crisp vegetables for a nourishing salad. More »
Three-Cheese Baked Penne & Roasted Vegetables Casserole
This is the type of make-ahead casserole we love, especially when there is a vegetarian in the gang we're feeding. Your family will love it too, and you can easily make it in two 9-inch (2.5 L) square baking dishes to freeze one and enjoy the other now. A crisp green salad goes well with the smooth... More »
Spaghetti Squash Primavera
A wonderful vegetarian 'comfort food' dinner or, if you're not into the healthy stuff, serve with beef, booze and a good stogie! More »
Creamy Tomato Tortellini Soup
A package of fresh tortellini or other cheese-filled pasta makes this a satisfying soup the whole family will enjoy. Adding the baby spinach at the end gives it a fresh-from-the-garden flavor. So easy, so delicious! More »
Nutritious Macaroni & Cheese in Creamy Cheddar Sauce
This decadent cheese sauce hides a nutritious secret: puréed into the mix is a combination of cauliflower and carrot that blends to a creamy orange hue and stands harmoniously behind just enough tangy Cheddar to keep it cheesy. Serve hot over vegetables or pasta. More »
Whole-Grain Spaghetti with Bulgur-Laced Meatballs
Here’s an updated version of a great comfort food dish that maintains every bit of flavor while transitioning to healthier status. Substituting bulgur for some of the meat, using whole wheat rather than all-purpose flour to dredge the meatballs and serving the luscious sauce over whole-grain... More »
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