International Cooking

Mediterranean Marinated Skirt Steak and Vegetables
The juicy seasoned steak grilled alongside a marinated Mediterranean vegetable combination is a pleasurable pairing of contrasting flavors that the entire gang is sure to love! More »
Chinese Stir-Fry (diabetes-Friendly)
Carefully planned, nutritious meals and sensible portion sizes are an essential part of diabetes management. Diabetes Meals for Good Health by Karen Graham makes meal planning easy and straightforward, so it’s no wonder that the first edition has nearly 100,000 copies in print. More »
Steak Fajitas with Tomato Corn Relish
This is a terrific meal for a casual get-together with friends. Have everything ready and let your guests assemble the fajitas themselves. Turn the gathering into a Mexican party and throw together some lime margaritas! More »
Crispy Beef Party Tacos
This is an inexpensive appetizer for feeding a hungry crowd. Kids can’t get enough of these and adults say the same. We like to serve a platter of these with a variety of salsas, sour cream and guacamole. More »
Chicken Burrito Bowl (diabetes-friendly)
Prepare your own Mexican quick fix with this Chipotle-inspired bowl. Carbs are moderated by filling the bowl with beans, extra veggies and chicken. No need for rice, since the beans count as carbs. More »
Spaghetti Squash Bolognese (diabetes-friendly)
When you really feel like spaghetti, dive into this low-carb version. You will be hard-pressed to tell the difference from wheat pasta, and your blood sugar will be happy! More »
Roti with Curried Chickpeas and Potato Fillling (diabetes-friendly)
Rotis and chapatis are flat East Indian breads made from flour and water. Rotis or chapatis can be bought ready-made. If you can’t find rotis for this recipe, wrap 3⁄4 cup (175 mL) filling in 2 chapatis or one 10-inch (25 cm) tortilla. Two-thirds of a cup (150 mL) of rice could also replace a roti... More »
Bora Beans (diabetes-friendly)
Known as bora beans in Guyana, these long, thin beans are also called bodi beans, Chinese long beans, yard-long beans or asparagus beans in various parts of the world. They take longer to cook than the green beans most North Americans are familiar with, but they are worth it for their unique taste! More »
Gluten-Free Chorizo Kale and Teff Soup
The first few spoonfuls of this meaty soup, enriched with potatoes, teff and kale, will have you dreaming of the warm sunshine of Spain and Portugal. More »
Thai Red Curry Pumpkin Soup
Thai curry pastes have become easy to find, and they are a wonderful way to give your curries authentic, concentrated flavor. Sweet, meltingly tender pumpkin bathes in a creamy coconut curry soup, balanced with just enough hot, sweet, salty and sour. More »
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