Roasted Pumpkin, Feta & Spinach Salad

After a short summer break, I am back to share with you more of my favourite simple recipes. During the past weeks, I took the opportunity to test out some new recipes and also had the chance for a short holiday in Bavaria, Germany (more on this in an upcoming blog post). It is still…

Sweet Potato Salad

Summer… long hot days, low energy, diminished appetite and yet you still have to eat! How many times have you dreaded the thought of needing to cook on a long, hot summer day. Standing in a hot kitchen is definitely not appealing on such days, but there is always an alternative ๐Ÿ™‚ Summer is for…

Smokey Zucchini Fritters

Fritters are one way of incorporating more vegetables in your diet and can be appealing to both kids and adults. The flavour depends on the herbs and spices that you add into the mixture. The recipe below can just be used as a guideline which can easily be adjusted to everyoneโ€™s preferences. Fritters are excellent…

Kale & Miso Pesto

This recipe saved my day! ๐Ÿ˜€ I wanted to prepare a quick meal after a long day at work followed by a couple of errands. I was also tempted of ordering a take-out meal since my kitchen is not usually well-stocked with fresh vegetables by end of week. I normally do my groceries shopping on…

Broccoli & Ricotta Pie

Did anyone say pie? ๐Ÿ˜€ Pie is a simple word that represents a wide variety; pies can be sweet or savoury, they could be large or handheld, topped with a rich crust, or open toppedโ€ฆ A pie is like a piece of canvas, you can get creative with various ingredients for the filling. A classic…

Roasted Aubergine & Green Lentils

Both aubergines and lentils are a staple of my diet. They are very versatile, which makes it easier for me to prepare these ingredients in various ways. This recipe is perfect to make use of leftover cooked lentils and roasted aubergines. In fact, this is how I cooked the recipe for the first time. I…

‘Healthy’ Chocolate Banana Cake

I have been on a quest for a healthier kind of chocolate cake for a long time… testing out various recipes, adjusting ingredients and amounts to get a balanced chocolate cake. I try to limit the amount of added sugar as much as possible and try to find alternatives to sweeten my recipes. Chocolate cake…

Stuffed Butternut Squash

Butternut squash is another vegetable packed with a lot of health benefits. It is also versatile and can fit into a variety of meals. Because of its tough skin, the butternut squash can be stored for a long period of time and is thus easier to be available throughout most of the year. Its sweet…

Creamy Beetroot Risotto

Beetroots are packed with health benefits. They are low in fat and full of vitamins. The root is sweet and earthy in taste. It is very versatile and can be roasted, turned into a delicious soup or added to a variety of salads. It can be pickled or eaten raw, and it can even be…

Vegan Cranberry Orange Muffins

As the weather is getting warmer, I always enjoy a glass of cold freshly squeezed orange juice. It is naturally sweet, healthy and full of vitamins. What if these oranges can be incorporated into something sweet and delicious? ๐ŸŠ๐ŸŠ๐ŸŠ Having some oranges sitting in my fruit basket, I decided to bake some muffins… a classic…