Creamy Red Lentil Soup

Red lentils don’t need to be soaked and they cook quickly, making them ideal for lentil soup. Evaporated milk adds a wonderful creaminess, as well as providing a good source of calcium with 260 mg per serving.

Corn & Black Bean Salsa

Use fresh or canned tomatoes for this deliciously addictive bean salsa.

Grilled Zucchini and Bean Medley

Grilling brings out the best flavour in zucchini. Tossed with beans and feta cheese, it makes a lovely side dish at a backyard barbecue. If you like a little spice, leave the seeds in the jalapenos before finely chopping.

Tuxedo Barley with Lemony Leeks & Peas

With two-toned tuxedo barley studded with the gorgeous greens of leeks, peas and mint, this hearty dish is a lovely combination of fresh flavours and texture.

Sweet Pea Pasta Salad

Picnic fare: Sweet Pea Pasta Salad (leave out the ham; replace with bacon salt to make vegan)

Asian Broccoli and Peanut Slaw

Peanut satay sauce gives this slaw an Asian twist.

Berry Beanie Smoothie

2 glasses of tropical smoothie made of coconut water, fruit & Greek yogurt

Turkey Chili

We’ve lightened up chili by reducing the oil and using lean ground turkey. Hearty, but also heart-healthy!

BBQ Lamb on Beet Hummus Flatbread

Reminiscent of Turkish-style pizzas called pide, our appetizer flatbread recipe features red beet hummus and crumbled lamb for a fresh and stylish version that’s easy to serve at any summer gathering.