Showcasing the Mediterranean diet and Asian diet  




  Self-Saucing One Pot Pasta. This luscious and healthy pasta dish is exceptionally easy to make. There's no need to cook the pasta separately because everything is cooked together in one pot!

  White Bean Pesto Pasta with Fast-Roasted Tomatoes and Zucchini. Fast-roasted cherry tomatoes and zucchini tossed with cannellini beans, penne pasta and pesto sauce.

  Sun-dried Tomato and Walnut Pesto Pasta with Salmon and Asparagus. Fresh salmon pieces, asparagus and red pepper tossed with pasta and a sun-dried tomato and walnut pesto.

  Lentil Tuna Spaghetti Bolognese. A deliciously different fiber-rich version of spaghetti Bolognese using brown lentils and flaked canned tuna instead of ground beef.

  Fast-Roasted Vegetable Pasta. A colorful mix of vegetables are fast-roasted until sweet and tender, then tossed with freshly cooked fettuccine and sprinkled with Parmesan cheese.

  Pasta Puttanesca. Spaghetti tossed with a flavorsome tomato, caper, olive and anchovy sauce.

  Tuna and Broccoli Pasta with Tomato Red Pepper Sauce. Pasta with chunks of tuna and broccoli florets smothered in a thick, rich sauce made with tomatoes, red pepper, olive oil and Italian seasonings.

  Simple Shrimp and Asparagus Pasta. Delicate asparagus pieces combine with garlicky sautéed shrimp to form the foundation for this quick and simple to prepare pasta dish.

  Lemony Tuna, Olive and Vegetable Pasta. Pasta, green beans, red pepper and tuna tossed with a simple sauce flavored with lemon juice, olive oil, garlic and olives.

  Beef and Mushroom Lasagna. Lasagna made with beef, mushrooms, tomatoes, oregano, basil, red wine and a combination of Parmesan and mozzarella cheese.

  Spinach, Pumpkin, Walnut, Basil and Ricotta Lasagna. Lasagna made with spinach, pumpkin, walnuts, fresh basil and ricotta cheese.

  Tuna and Vegetable Pasta Bake. Tuna, pasta, fresh vegetables and olives baked with tomato sauce and cheese sauce until golden.

  Pizza Supremo. Pizza topped with red onion, red and green pepper, mushrooms, sliced sausage, anchovies, black olives and mozzarella cheese.

  Sicilian Tuna and Basil Pizza. Pizza topped with a rich tomato sauce, tuna, fresh basil, green pepper and mozzarella cheese.

  Ham, Mushroom and Tomato Pizza. Pizza topped with diced ham, mushrooms, sliced tomato and mozzarella cheese.

  Ham, Pepper and Olive Mini-Pizzas. Hand-sized pizzas topped with a selection of ham, peppers, olives and mozzarella cheese then baked until golden.

  Salmon Risotto with Dill and Lemon. A divine no-stir risotto with salmon, zucchini, peas, fresh dill, and lemon.

  Mushroom, Bacon and Walnut Risotto. A rustic Italian risotto which combines mushrooms, bacon and walnuts with creamy arborio rice.

  Scallop, Arugula and Sun-Dried Tomato Risotto. Risotto with plump scallops, flavorsome sun-dried tomatoes and peppery arugula.

  Shrimp and Fennel Risotto. A flavorful pairing of tender shrimp and fennel in a classic Italian risotto.

  Fast-Roasted Mediterranean Vegetables. A colorful selection of Mediterranean vegetables are fast roasted until they're tender and sweet with just a hint of smokiness.

  Antipasto Pasta Salad. Sun-dried tomatoes, artichoke hearts, olives, cubes of mozzarella cheese and marinated peppers with pasta and a tangy Italian dressing.

  Mixed Greens, Cherry Tomato and Pine Nut Salad. An assortment of leafy greens combined with cherry tomatoes, pine nuts and a simple olive oil and lemon dressing.

  Mediterranean Bean Salad. A vibrantly colored mix of beans, diced vegetables and chopped olives coated in a tangy olive oil and red wine vinegar dressing.

  Insalata di Riso (Italian Rice Salad). Packed with tasty and healthful ingredients including tuna, tomatoes, toasted pine nuts, mushrooms, peas, cubed mozzarella cheese, artichoke hearts and peppers.

  Tuna and Chickpea Salad. A rustic and satisfying salad with chunks of tuna, chickpeas, and chopped vegetables coated in a simple olive oil and lemon dressing.

  Avocado, Tomato and Basil Salad. Roughly torn romaine lettuce, juicy tomatoes, red onion rings, cubes of creamy avocado, sliced black olives and fresh basil tossed with an Italian vinaigrette.

  Pancetta and Walnut Salad. A hearty Italian salad with pancetta (Italian bacon), crunchy walnuts, lettuce, tomatoes, croutons, shaved Parmesan cheese and a balsamic vinegar and olive oil dressing.

  Tuscan Peasant Salad. A rough country salad of torn romaine lettuce, tomatoes, cannellini beans, mushrooms, ham and hard-boiled eggs dressed with a tangy vinaigrette.

  Green Bean Salad with Basil and Pine Nuts. An Italian-style green bean salad with a simple basil and olive oil dressing and freshly toasted pine nuts.

  Whole Wheat Foccacia (3 ways). This focaccia recipe includes three mouthwatering variations: Rosemary, Garlic and Sea Salt; Feta, Kalamata Olive and Oregano; and Parmesan and Sun-dried Tomato.

  Bruschetta with Tomato, Mozzarella and Anchovy. Crusty bread slices toasted and drizzled with olive oil, rubbed with garlic, and topped with tomatoes, basil, anchovies and mozzarella cheese.

  Italian-style Pan-fried Sandwich. An Italian version of a Western favorite, made with ham, mozzarella cheese, tomato and basil.

  Mushroom Bruschetta. Bruschetta topped with pan-fried mushrooms seasoned with sea salt, cracked black pepper and flat-leaf parsley.

  Minestrone Soup. Hearty Italian vegetable and bean based soup served with a sprinkling of Parmesan cheese.

  Tuscan White Bean and Garlic Soup. A thick and warming Tuscan soup made with white beans and poached garlic.

  Mediterranean-Style Roast Cauliflower Soup. A warming soup with nutty roast cauliflower accented with rosemary and garlic, and topped with a little freshly grated Parmesan cheese.

  Tuna, Pea and Corn Frittata. A classic Italian egg frittata with tuna, peas and corn.

  Italian-style Scrambled Eggs. Creamy scrambled eggs with diced red pepper, zucchini and Parmesan cheese.

  Antipasto Platter. An antipasto (appetizer) platter with cheeses, sun-dried tomatoes, salami, roasted red peppers, artichoke hearts, smoked salmon, olives and grissini (crispy Italian bread sticks).

  Crostini Selection. A selection of five mouthwatering crostini (Italian toasts): Smoked salmon with mascarpone cheese and baby spinach; White bean and sun-dried tomato puree with marinated artichoke hearts; roasted red pepper, feta and kalamata olive; garlic chili shrimp; and cherry tomato, basil and Parmesan.

  Mediterranean Tuna and Vegetable Skewers. Fresh tuna threaded onto skewers with cherry tomatoes, zucchini, red onion and green pepper, then marinated in a Mediterranean-style dressing and grilled until tender.

  Sun-dried Tomato and Walnut Pesto. Pesto made with fresh basil, sun-dried tomatoes and walnuts.

  Italian Vinaigrette. A flavorsome vinaigrette made with balsamic vinegar, olive oil, garlic, sea salt and freshly cracked black pepper.

  Pears with Peach Ricotta Whip
and Almonds
. Juicy pears covered in a tempting peach ricotta whip and sprinkled with flaked almonds.

  Lemon Sorbet with Strawberry Sauce. A tantalizing combination of tangy lemon sorbet with sweet strawberry sauce.