Appetizers include Carrot, Cumin, and Lentil Dip; Smoky Paprika Hummus; and Falafel with Minted Yogurt. Hearty Soups include Curried Parsnip and Butterbean Soup; and Pinto Bean Soup with Shredded Lettuce and Sour Cream. Try a fresh idea from Salads such as Quinoa Tabbouleh; Lentil, Artichoke, and Salsa Verde Salad; and Warm Salad of Black-eyed Peas with Halloumi. Perfect Sides include Lemon and Cardamom Rice; Buttered Buckwheat with Corn and Green Herbs; and Tuscan Beans with Sage. Hearty Mains are Sausage, Fennel, and Haricot Bean Stew; Slow-cooked Miso Pork Belly with Soy Beans; and Barley Risotto with Mushrooms and Goat Cheese. Enjoy a wholesome treat from Baking and Sweets—try Couscous and Cashew Nut Soda Bread; or Blueberry and Bran Muffins. For dessert, indulge in Apple and Raisin Crumble or Honey Couscous with Figs and Rosewater Cream.
• Although some recipes include meat and fish, vegetarian options are given throughout.
• Eating healthily has never tasted so good!
• Mouth-watering photography by Peter Cassidy.