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Shine the Light: Six Healthy Recipes for Spring

Shine the light on springtime produce with six healthy recipes for easy dinners and lunches. These Asian recipes make the most of seasonal produce, so you know you’re getting more bang for your buck. Plus, they’re light on added fat, so you’ll have an extra spring in your step.

Stir-fried vegetables with cashews

Eat the rainbow with this stir-fried vegetables with cashews dish, a colourful jumble of broccoli, beans, red and yellow capsicums and cashews. Serve with marinated beef or a simple bowl of steamed rice.


Crisp salad with mushrooms, tofu and soba noodles

Ideal as a quick midweek dinner or satisfying lunch, this crisp salad with mushrooms, tofu and soba noodles gets a protein hit from the tofu and mushrooms, making it a healthy option for vegans and meat-eaters alike.

Crisp Salad with Mushrooms Tofu and Soba Noodles

Teriyaki swordfish salad

Serve a chargrilled swordfish steak atop a crunchy Asian salad, garnished with pickled ginger, for a light and bright Japanese main that’s low in fat but high in flavour. Find the recipe here.

Teriyaki Sword fish Salad

Chicken and snow peas with oyster sauce

For a family-friendly midweek dinner, try this recipe for chicken and snow peas with oyster sauce. The kids will love the mild flavours, and you’ll love the fact that it’s ready in less than 30 minutes.

Chicken and snow pea with oyster sauce

Vegetable massaman curry

Enjoy the rich, luscious flavours of massaman curry in a lighter, more virtuous form, with this vegetable massaman curry – the potatoes, pumpkin and carrots soak up all of that delicious Thai sauce.


Mixed vegetables wrapped in grilled pork slices

Another speedy springtime meal idea, this recipe for mixed vegetables wrapped in grilled pork slices is grain, gluten and dairy free, making it a healthy option for spring.


For more spring inspiration, take a peek at our easy vegan and vegetarian recipes or read the spring ingredient guide.

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