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Greek-Style Lemon-Garlic Chicken

"I love celebrating my Greek heritage with this super simple and scrumptious Sunday dinner idea. Prep time is a breeze and the ingredient list is relatively short for such a flavourful one-dish meal. Each time I make this I'm transported back to my ya-ya, who gave me the special honour of squeezing the lemons!" —Lisa Renshaw, Kansas City, Missouri

Garlic-Herb Pattypan Squash

"The first time I grew a garden, I harvested summer squash and cooked it with garlic and herbs. Using pattypan...


Italian Submarine

"My Italian husband grew up eating this flavourful sandwich, which his mother used to make it after Saturday chores were...


Tuna Artichoke Melts

After sampling a similar open-faced sandwich at a restaurant, I created my own version of lemon-seasoned tuna salad with artichoke...


Chicken Caesar Pitas

Hand-held and picnic friendly, these chicken-stuffed pockets pack a double dose of whole grains from brown rice and whole wheat...

Grilled Vegetable Platter

"The best of summer in one dish! This pretty grilled vegetable recipe is meant for entertaining. Grilling brings out their...


Easy Pesto Pizza

Our Test Kitchen kneaded basil, oregano and Parmesan cheese into packaged bread dough for this full-flavoured crust. Purchased pesto sauce...

Slow-Cooker Al Pastor Bowls

You'll love this easy version of a traditional Mexican favourite. Serve this al pastor bowl over rice or in tortillas...


Feta Shrimp Skillet

"On our honeymoon in Greece, my husband and I had a dish like this one. I tried to re-create the...


Mediterranean Chickpeas

"Add this to your meatless Monday lineup. It's great with feta cheese on top." —Elaine Ober, Brookline, Massachusetts


Stuffed-Olive Cod

"Visit the olive bar in your supermarket to put a new twist on cod in this simple high-protein, low-fat entree...

Homemade Meatless Spaghetti Sauce

"When my tomatoes ripen, the first things I make are BLTs and this homemade spaghetti sauce." —Sondra Bergy, Lowell, Michigan


Forgotten Jambalaya

"During chilly months, I fix this slow cooker jambalaya recipe at least once a month. It’s so easy…just chop the...


Tasty Lentil Tacos

"When my husband's cholesterol numbers rose, I quickly lowered the fat in our family's diet. Finding dishes that were healthy...


Contest-Winning Hearty Hamburger Soup

"At family get-togethers, our children always request this spirit-warming ground beef soup along with a fresh loaf of homemade bread...


Spicy Shrimp Fettuccine Alfredo

"I make this spicy shrimp pasta a lot because it's a something my family never seems to get tired of....

Marinara

"My mother, who was Italian American, called marinara sauce 'gravy.' She made this marinara sauce recipe in big batches several...


Chimichangas

"Though still debated, Tucson is generally credited as the original home of the chimichanga (fried "burro", as we call them,...


Zesty Snack Mix

"This crisp snack mix is a mouthwatering combination of sweet and spicy. I've taken it to numerous gatherings. Make a...


Steak with Chipotle-Lime Chimichurri

"Steak gets a flavour kick from chimichurri. This piquant, all-purpose herb sauce is so versatile, it complements most any grilled...


Black Beans with Bell Peppers & Rice

"My meat and potatoes husband goes for this cheesy, hearty black beans and rice recipe, and the kids gobble it...


Satisfying Tomato Soup

"After craving tomato soup, I decided to make my own. My sister Joan likes it chunky-style, so she doesn't puree....


Hearty Pita Tacos

"You don't need to skimp on flavour when trying to eat healthy. Our 9-year-old daughter enjoys helping us make these...


One-Pot Chili Mac

"This hearty entree is low in fat, but full of flavour. I love that you can cook the dried pasta...

Herbed Chicken and Spinach Soup

"I love this slow cooker dish because it combines some of my favourite ingredients, such as savoury spices, kidney beans...


Spicy Chicken and Hominy Soup

"This slow-cooked soup is also called 'posole,' a traditional good luck New Year's meal in my native New Mexico. Everyone...


Curly Noodle Chicken Soup

"I created this recipe for a dinner I hosted for a group of friends. The main course was Italian, and...


Mediterranean Chicken Orzo Soup

"My husband is Greek, so I'm always trying new Mediterranean recipes. This soup is his favourite dish that I make....


Rave Review Chicken Soup

"Nice and warm on a cold winter's day, this hearty chicken soup gets rave reviews from my family and friends....


White Bean Chicken Chili

"My sister shared this white bean chicken chili recipe with me. I usually double it and add one extra can...