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Tropical flavours

Take a mini getaway with these healthy tropical-inspired recipes
Recipe and photo provided by CanolaInfo.org
Three pieces of grilled mahi mahi with pineapple salsa on a blue plate

You don’t need to escape to the beach to beat the chill. 

Shake off winter blahs with these healthy tropical recipes courtesy of our recipe partner CanolaInfo.org

Bowl of spinach with orange segments, red peppers, onion in wooden bowl with vinaigrette in background

Crisp salad with chayote and orange
 
Dress up spinach with crunchy chayote, sweet oranges and a tangy vinaigrette. Get the recipe. 

 

Three tortillas filled with steak, red and green peppers and salsa

Strip steak, chile and onion tacos 

Spice up your next family taco night with this recipe that uses chipotle and green chiles for a smoky kick. Get the recipe. 

 

Three pieces of grilled mahi mahi with pineapple salsa on a blue plate

Mahi mahi with pineapple salsa 
Naturally sweet pineapple salsa and fresh mint gives this easy-to-cook fish a taste of summer. Get the recipe.

 

Fusilli pasta with shredded zucchini, fennel, feta and black beans

Fusilli pasta with chile sauce and black bean fennel relish 

 Go meatless with this hearty veggie pasta that packs flavour and plenty of fibre. Get the recipe.

 

 

 Close up of grilled pork chops on cutting board with sliced pineapple

 Caribbean grilled pork with tropical salsa

Enjoy the irresistible flavours of Caribbean barbecue any time of year. Get the recipe.

 

 

White plate filled with coconut yuca patties

 Yuca coconut patties
Tastier than a pina colada –  root veggies like yuca make this a vegan-friendly sweet treat that delivers the taste of the tropics in every bite. Get the recipe. 

 

 

Thank you to our recipe partner

 Heart & Stroke thanks CanolaInfo for its generous support of our recipes online. Acceptance of this support does not constitute an endorsement by Heart & Stroke of CanolaInfo or its individual products. Funding for this project has been provided by Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada through Growing Forward 2, a federal – provincial – territorial agreement.