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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This cold Spanish-style tomato soup is loaded with vitamin C. It's meant for those warm summer days when local tomatoes are readily available. This soup gets better the longer it sits, so if you have time, make it the day before you plan to serve it.

Blueberry Raspberry Smoothie

It's the time of year to enjoy fresh in-season berries and this smoothie recipe serves up plenty of protein, fibre, antioxidants, vitamin C and calcium. Frozen berries work equally well. For a priobiotic boost, use kefir instead of yogurt.

Salmon Burgers

A tasty - and nutritious - alternative to beef burgers. The recipe calls for canned salmon but I'll also use leftover grilled or baked salmon if I have it on hand. Don’t forget the horseradish – it pairs well with these burgers!

Grilled Balsamic Portabello Mushrooms

Portabello mushrooms have a meaty texture and rich flavour, making them a tasty vegetarian alternative to a steak or a beef burger. I also like to add sliced grilled portabellos to a platter of mixed grilled vegetables. So easy and so delicious.

Black Bean Hummus

Gram for gram, black beans have 15% more fibre and 25% fewer calories than chickpeas. Serve this dip with raw vegetables or spread on whole grain crackers.

Curried Pumpkin Soup

The combination of orange juice, coconut milk, pumpkin and curry powder gives this soup a delicious rich flavour and creamy consistency.

Roasted Beet Salad

Beets are an excellent source of betaine, a vitamin-like compound shown to have antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and detoxification properties in the body. Top with crumbled goat or feta cheese and toasted pine nuts. This salad also works well served over a…

Pumpkin Orange Banana Smoothie

Smooth and creamy, this unconventional smoothie is as delicious as it is nutritious. Its deep orange colour is a clear sign this smoothie is brimming with antioxidants—it’s packed with beta carotene and vitamin C.