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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Three Bean Garden Chili

This hearty vegetarian chili, that's super easy to make, is packed with fibre- and protein-rich pulses. Cocoa and cinnamon add a unique, subtle flavour that makes this chili taste delicious.

Raspberry Kefir Smoothie

Packed with brain-friendly antioxidants and probiotic bacteria, this smoothie makes for a filling breakfast or an energizing midday snack. This recipe works well with any type of berry.

Whole-Grain Lentil Casserole

I’ve been making this (gluten free) casserole for years and still love it. It’s also a huge hit with my clients—even kids like it! I usually serve it with steamed broccoli for a vegetarian meal but you can also serve it as a side dish…

Raspberry Ginger Muffins

The combination of raspberries and fresh ginger makes these muffins irresistible! Unlike most store-bought muffins, these have fewer than 150 calories each. Consider making extra—they won’t last long!

Pepper Crusted Salmon

This delicious salmon, packed with brain- and heart-healthy omega-3 fatty acids, is a favourite at home. Use a good quality pepper mill to coarsely grind the fresh pepper for this recipe—it makes a big difference.

Quinoa Tabbouleh

Tabbouleh is a Middle Eastern salad traditionally made with bulgur, a cracked wheat. I've changed things up and substituted quinoa, a whole grain that's higher in protein.

Avocado, Mango and Shrimp Salad

This salad is a cinch to make and it's truly delicious. It’s also a great source of heart-healthy monounsaturated fat, folate, potassium and beta-carotene, an important antioxidant. With only 330 calories per serving, it serves up 26 grams of…

Grilled Fruit Kebabs with Lemon Ginger Dip

This refreshing dessert is the perfect finish to a summer barbecue. The fruit needs only to be heated, so cooking time is short. For a variation on this recipe, soak the fruit in orange juice before grilling.

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.