Smoked Salmon Crêpes with Creamed Peas

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A basic bar recipe that yields ten naturally sweet, filling snacks for a pittance! Made primarily from dates they're dairy-free and low in fat and sodium, with no added sugar.

Mashed cauliflower tastes similar to mashed potatoes but with fewer carbs. Top with chopped herbs and grated cheese if you like.

A deliciously different take on white lasagna, with little (or no) cheese and big on veggies, here's a healthy, hearty and satisfying meal-in-one.

This tangy and versatile vegan nut cheese is perfect to use on a sandwich, panini or bagel. It also goes well with roasted vegetables, grilled mushrooms and tomatoes.

As a tasty alternative, omit the mint and baste the cheese-filled squash with garlic-infused olive oil, using a fresh rosemary sprig as your basting brush. If you're cooking outdoors, try grilling the zucchini instead.

This crowd-pleasing dessert is easy to assemble both ahead of time or just before cooking. Let kids make their own by choosing toppings that suit their tastes. Substitute your favorite fruit for the strawberries or use honey instead of chocolate chips, if you like...

Whole wheat pasta and flour gives this hearty macaroni and cheese a pleasant nuttiness.

A sweet, spicy coffee rub makes a delicious complement to steaks.

A very affordable crowd pleaser served with crackers, flatbread or pita chips.

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A bowl of ice cream will be much improved with a bit of this sweet pear compote spooned over the top. Or to prove that it's not just for dessert, try spreading some on a sandwich with roasted pork loin, crisp lettuce and Dijon mustard.

This simple combination of leafy green lettuce, sweet red onion, sliced apples, roasted pecans and dried cherries tossed in raspberry vinaigrette can serve as a main lunch entrée or on the side in a more extravagant meal.

Nutritious and flavorful, with added heat from a jalapeño, this recipe is an ideal choice for a quick evening meal. Dal is one of the principal foods of the Indian subcontinent where the term can be used to mean either an ingredient or the dish made from it.

We can't resist making huge batches of this great salad. Take liberties with the ingredients, as this recipe is best when prepared according to your own taste. If you prefer, cook the broccoli in boiling water until tender before adding it to the salad.

Sweet, salty and impressive on the plate, these Spanish-inspired stuffed dates are a cinch to prepare. They're most delicious when very hot, so try to get them to your guests as soon after they come out of the oven as possible.

Hearty and rustic, this lamb loin is an impressive anchor for any menu. Bold red wine sauce balances the earthiness of mushrooms and lamb. Try this roast with steamed haricots verts (small green beans) and brown rice.

Baby spinach leaves are adorned with sun-dried tomatoes, cranberries, pine nuts and avocado and then tossed with a fresh balsamic-lime dressing.

Quorn is a delicious alternative protein and meat substitute, available in various flavors. If you like, use any meat-free cutlet as a substitute and use your favorite jarred or fresh pasta sauce, too.

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