Saffron Grapefruit Fizz

A light and effervescent cocktail that’s perfect for an early autumn party. Ingredients Saffron Simple Syrup5–10 saffron threads½ cup water1 cup sugarCocktail2 fl oz gin4 fl oz grapefruit juice2 fl oz saffron simple syrup (Ingredients above; directions above right)4 fl oz prosecco Method

High-Octane Pancakes

Fluffy and health-packed, these hotcakes, keep us satisfied all morning long and are scrumptious! Ingredients 1/3 cup plus 1 tablespoon all-purpose flour1/4 cup quick-cooking oats3 tablespoons toasted wheat germ2 teaspoons sugar1-1/4 teaspoons baking powder1/8 teaspoon salt2/3 cup fat-free milk1/4 cup fat-free plain yogurt1 tablespoon canola oil Method

Apple-Cranberry Grains

These delicious slow-cooker grains are perfect. Ingredients 2 medium apples, peeled and chopped1 cup sugar1 cup fresh cranberries1/2 cup wheat berries1/2 cup quinoa, rinsed1/2 cup oat bran1/2 cup medium pearl barley1/2 cup chopped walnuts1/2 cup packed brown sugar1-1/2 to 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon6 cups waterOptional Toppings: Milk, sliced apples, dried cranberries and chopped walnuts. Method

Lasagna Soup

Lasagna soup is a one-pot dish with all the basic ingredients you use to make lasagna but without the traditional (and more time-consuming) form. The onions, seasoning, meat, sauce, cheese and even the pasta noodles are all cooked together. Therefore, the whole thing comes together so much faster than traditional lasagna. Ingredients Olive oil1 yellow … Read more

Sugar-Glazed Ham

This old-fashioned ham glaze gives a pretty golden brown coating. The mustard and vinegar complement the brown sugar which adds a tangy flavor to this glazed ham recipe. Ingredients 1 fully cooked bone-in ham (5 to 7 pounds)1 cup packed brown sugar2 teaspoons prepared mustard1 to 2 tablespoons cider vinegar Method

Baked Swordfish Steak

Swordfish makes even the most mundane weeknight special. INGREDIENTS 3 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil3 swordfish steaksSaltFreshly ground black pepper550 g multicoloured cherry tomatoes, halved40 g red onion, finely chopped3 tbsp. Thinly sliced basilJuice of 1/2 a lemon METHOD

Caprese Steak

It’s really yummy! INGREDIENTS 180 ml balsamic vinegar3 cloves garlic, crushed2 tbsp. honey2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil1 tbsp. dried thyme1 tbsp. dried oregano4 (170g) fillet mignon, or 4 large pieces of sirloin2 beefsteak tomatoes, slicedsalt4 slices mozzarellaFresh basil leaves, for serving METHOD

Pesto Eggs

Pesto Eggs are the latest (and tastiest) viral breakfast trend. Perfectly fried eggs, a couple of tablespoons of pesto, and who knew the flavour sensation you’d be signing up for! INGREDIENTS 2 tbsp. pesto2 medium eggs1 avocado, thinly sliced2 slices of sourdough1 tbsp. ricotta1 tsp. runny honeyA pinch of chilli flakes METHOD

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cheesecake

This recipe combines two of my favorites: cheesecake and chocolate chip cookie dough. Sour cream offsets the sweetness and adds a nice tang. Everyone who tries this scrumptious cookie dough cheesecake loves it. Ingredients 1-3/4 cups crushed chocolate chip cookies or chocolate wafer crumbs1/4 cup sugar1/3 cup butter, melted Filling:3 packages (8 ounces each) cream … Read more

Kit Kat Cheesecake

People can’t stop talking about this Kit Kat cheesecake. Ingredients Crust :22 whole graham crackers2/3 cup unsalted butter, melted38 Kit Kat fingers (there are 4 per package) Filling :2 cups heavy cream2 8-ounce packages of cream cheese, softened1 cup confectioners’ sugar Topping :8 Kit Kat fingers1/2 cup heavy cream1 cup dark chocolate chips Method