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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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.

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!