Leslie's Featured Recipes

Looking for healthful recipes that taste great too? Here you'll find an assortment of popular recipes that come from the pages of Leslie's best-selling books. Each recipe is low in saturated fat and sodium and packed with beneficial nutrients. Even better, these recipes are easy to prepare and are sure to please your family's taste buds.

Leslie's Featured Recipes

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Lemon Hummus

This creamy, high fibre dip is a crowd pleaser – serve it with raw vegetables or whole-grain crackers. It’s also a delicious spread on burgers and sandwiches.

Maple Glazed Salmon

I don't think you can have too many quick recipes for salmon. This one teams up soy sauce, maple syrup, mustard and ginger for a flavourful meal.

Moroccan Lentil Soup

The secret to making this soup is puréeing it to the right consistency; the cooked lentils will give it a rich, creamy texture. Adjust cayenne pepper to taste.

Easy Fish Tacos with Tomato and Avocado Salsa

Tacos de pescado (a.k.a fish tacos) originated in Baja California and typically consist of corn tortillas, grilled or fried fish, lettuce or cabbage and fresh salsa. This version is made with avocado, cherry tomatoes, cilantro and mint. Feel free to add…

Spicy Sesame Swiss Chard

Swiss chard is an incredibly versatile vegetable - it can be sautéed or steamed, or added to soups, stir fries and casseroles. This is one of my favourite ways to enjoy Swiss Chard.

Leslie's Overnight Bircher Muesli

This hearty, fibre-rich breakfast calls for berries and pecans, but feel free to use anything your heart desires for fruit and nuts. And save some for a mid day snack!

Carrot Ginger Soup

This tasty, creamy soup is a staple lunch for me in the fall and winter. I love the combination of ginger, orange and carrots. It's also a delicious low-calorie starter to any meal.

Easy Lentil Salad

This salad is simple to make and loaded with flavour, fibre, folate and magnesium. It tastes even better when made a day or two in advance. Prepare it on the weekend and enjoy it as a vegetarian lunch during the week.

Red Lentil Soup

Don't be fooled by their red hue - when cooked, red lentils turn pale yellow. And unlike many other pulses, red lentils are very quick to cook.