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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 for him and yummy for our five children was a challenge, but this fun taco recipe was a huge hit with everyone." —Michelle Thomas, Bangor, Maine

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...


Meaty Spaghetti Sauce

"My homemade spaghetti sauce got rave reviews, but it was so time-consuming to make on the stovetop. My family loves...


Best Lasagna

"Want to know how to make lasagna for a casual holiday meal? You can't go wrong with this deliciously rich...


Slow-Cooker Minestrone

"There's nothing quite like the comfort of warm homemade soup, and it's even better when your slow cooker does most...

Chimichangas

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


Plantcakes

"This is the most aromatic and delicious pancake recipe ever, and a great way to use up scraps that are...

Slow-Cooked Steak Fajitas

"We enjoy the flavours of Mexican food, so I was glad when I spotted the recipe for the spicy entree,"...


Slow-Cooker Mushroom Chicken & Peas

"Some amazingly fresh mushrooms I found at our local farmers market inspired this recipe. When you start with the best...


Shrimp Gumbo

"A crisp green salad and crusty French bread complete this shrimp gumbo meal. I always have hot sauce available when...


Portobello Ropa Vieja

"I created this version of a Mexican favourite for my family, using meaty portobello mushrooms to mimic meat. Serve with...

Tangy Tropical Chicken

"In this colourful dish, exotic fruits such as mango and pineapple beautifully complement the chicken and lend a pleasant hint...


Saucy Mediterranean Chicken with Rice

"The hints of Mediterranean flavour in this chicken dish make it a family favourite." —Tabitha Alloway, Edna, Kansas


Tangy Beef Turnovers

"My mom's recipe for these flavourful pockets called for dough made from scratch, but I streamlined it by using crescent...


Black Bean & Corn Quinoa

"Some vegan quinoa recipes are boring, but this one definitely isn't. My daughter’s college asked parents for the best quinoa...


Simple Sparerib and Sauerkraut Supper

"This recipe simplifies our busy lives and lets us celebrate family time with a hearty meal that is on the...

Simple Poached Salmon

"I love this recipe because it's healthy and almost effortless. And the salmon always cooks to perfection!" —Erin Chilcoat, Central...


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...


Slow and Easy Baby Back Ribs

"If you enjoy ribs, you’ll love these fall-off-the-bone baby back ribs. Not only are they delicious, but the recipe is...


Country Ribs Dinner

"Ribs slow-cooked with carrots, celery, onions and red potatoes are pure comfort food for us. To add a little zip,...


Chicken Corn Soup with Rivels

"Traditional chicken soup is rich with a dumpling-like soup stretcher called rivels. This healthy recipe is brimming with chicken, vegetables...


White Bean Chicken Chili

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


Chicken Cassoulet Soup

"After my sister spent a year in France as an au pair, I created this lighter, easier version of traditional...

White Wine Garlic Chicken

"This garlic chicken is great over cooked brown rice or your favourite pasta. Don't forget a sprinkle of Parmesan cheese,...


Turkey Soup

"My daughter got this recipe from her husband's mother. As in many households, our turkey gets picked over for a...


Vegan Carrot Soup

"Yukon Gold potatoes—instead of cream—make a smooth carrot soup vegan and add a mild sweetness. If you don't have Yukon...


Pressure-Cooker Vegetable Wild Rice Soup

"This thick and hearty soup is packed with colourful vegetables. It's wonderful for lunch alongside a healthy salad or a...


Greens and Beans Turkey Soup

"On winter evenings, we like nothing better than a piping hot bowl of soup. This one uses the turkey carcass...


Pressure-Cooker Chicken Tortilla Soup

"Don't be shy about loading up the spices and shredded chicken into your pressure cooker. Chicken tortilla soup tastes great...