Quick and easy asparagus that is sautéed and topped with Parmesan.
This dish has a mild ginger flavour that can be adjusted according to taste. Works well with tofu. Serve over steamed jasmine rice.
This vegetarian quiche is made without pastry and so is also gluten free. It's packed full of vegetables and doesn't contain many carbohydrates, either. A fantastic dish to make when you are looking for a tasty meatfree main.
This pasta sauce is so easy, but doesn't compromise one bit on flavour. Most of the ingredients are blended together in the blender, then added to sautéed onions and simmered for half an hour. Toss with your favourite pasta.
This is one of my favourites. A quick and easy way to use asparagus when it's plentiful and in season. The most important thing is to cook the frittata slowly.
A healthy, bright salad. Use light mayonnaise to save on fat and calories.
An impressive summertime dinner party starter. Use very ripe tomatoes, good quality olive oil and Parmesan for best flavour.
Tasty, moist vegetarian mushroom burgers - or make them smaller and serve as mushroom cakes.
You can use tofu or tempeh for this enjoyable vegetarian one-pan meal.
This makes a great vegan sandwich filling. You can replace the sunflower seeds with sesame seeds if you prefer. Try it on a toasted bagel with ripe tomato slices, or on granary bread with lettuce and onion.
This is a fresh and colourful vegetable salad with a mustardy vinaigrette.
Wonderful roasted cauliflower, my 11 year old son loves this! Add more spices and herbs to suit your taste.
A rich cheese and spinach mixture is baked inside crisp filo pastry.
This makes for an easy midweek supper or special breakfast at the weekend. With no pastry, you save both time and calories!
These basic devilled eggs are another recipe passed down to me by my mother. A little retro, but always delicious!
A dip low in fat and calories, but with loads of flavour. Let the dip chill so the consistency thickens and the beans have time to meld with the spices. If you can't find tinned black beans, use dried or a tin of refried beans instead.
A party dip full of flavour, with creamy avocado, ripe tomatoes, chilli, citrus and olives. Also serve with your favourite Mexican dish, such as tacos.
I picked up this great alternative to devilled eggs from my brother. You have to like avocados to enjoy this!
A Mediterranean dip of sweet grilled aubergine accented with onion, olive oil and dill. You can adjust the seasonings to your liking.
This simple and tasty savoury frappé is a cool and refreshing way to get your five a day. If desired, you can also serve this as a cold summer soup.