Tomatoes are an excellent source of lycopene, an antioxidant linked to heart health and cancer prevention. Cooking tomatoes ncreases the amount of lycopene available.
Who says lasagna has to be high in fat and calories? This incredibly healthy – and great tasting – version replaces beef with lean turkey, calls for low-fat cheese and includes spinach, eggplant, zucchini and red pepper.
Earthy, meaty mushrooms are paired with lean ground beef, garlic and tomatoes for a delicious and hearty pasta sauce. For a vegetarian version, swap the meat with soy ground round.
In North America, small and medium sized shrimp are often simply called shrimp, while large shrimp are called prawns. Ask your fishmonger to peel and devein the prawns for you. Frozen pre-cooked shrimp can be substituted.
There are many flavors and ingredients that come to mind when one thinks of the cooking of the countries that rim the Aegean Sea. Herbs such as mint and oregano and the inventive use of spinach, yogurt and feta cheese are reminiscent of Greece. At the…
Saute veggies, garlic, almonds and seeds in the oil until vegetables are tender crisp. Add soy sauce, seasonings and amaranth. Mix well until warmed through. Serves 4.
This delicious lemony pasta can be prepared in 45 minutes or less.
Low in fat and packed with nutrients this makes for a wonderful meatless main dish. Serve with rice or noodles.
This recipe serves as the basis for stir fries, pasta sauces, sandwich strips and many other uses. It makes a great appetizer when served with cranberry satay or other dipping sauce.
In small bowl, whisk together soy sauce, cornstarch, sugar, sherry, sesame oil and hot pepper sauce; set aside. Cut chicken into bite-size pieces; set aside. Remove strings from snow peas; cut diagonally in half. Seed, core and cut red pepper into…