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Ricotta and Cherry Tomatoes Salad

Published in Salads, Snack time

Directions: In a bowl, mash the ricotta with chives, basil, thyme and salt & pepper. In another bowl, cut cherry tomatoes (half) and rocket and add olive oil, salt & pepper. Slice the baguette and place on a baking tray in the oven for 10 mins (200C). Spred over the ricotta mixture on a large…

Banana & Almond Ice Cream

Published in Desserts, Snack time

Its summer, its sunny (not in the UK 🙁 ) and we want to have something cold and yummy, but the Ice Cream on the market is not the best choice. Today, I give you a better alternative to those nasty ice creams. My ice cream is free of sugars, dairy, preservatives, flavours, colours, saturated & trans…

Vegetable Salad With Homemade Pesto

Published in Main meals, Salads

Direction: You can start off with the pesto. Process basil, pine nuts, garlic and parmesan, scraping down sides occasionally, until almost smooth. With motor running, add oil in a slow, steady stream. Process to combine. Season with salt and pepper. Put the baby potatoes in a baking tray with 1 tbsp olive oil, salt and pepper…

Couscous Salad

Published in Salads

Directions: Tip couscous into a large bowl, pour 100ml hot water. Cover, then leave for 10 mins, until fluffy and all the water has been absorbed. Meanwhile, cut cherry tomatoes, avocado and basil. Add these to the couscous, together with the rocket, olive oil, olives and lime, then sprinkle over salt and pepper and serve.…

Healthy Creme Caramel

Published in Desserts

Hello, Friends! It has been a while since my last, no lack of effort or enthusiasm on my part, I assure you, but I was away, and the internet connection there was bad. I’ve decided to do something sweet after my holiday. I wanted it to be delitious and healthy and I came up with…

Salmon Burger

Published in Main meals

Direction: Tip the salmon fillets with garlic, ginger, curry, coriander, chilli pepper in a food processor and process until smooth. Tip out the mix and shape it into 3 burgers. Put them into a baking tray and bake in the over for 5-7mins (250C).  Meanwhile, mash the avocado with lemon, salt and pepper. Time to…

За какво са полезни семките на динята?

Published in Natural medicine

Скоро идва сезона на динята и много от вас ще се възползват от този така вкусен и полезен плод. Дяната е един от любимите ми плодове, богат на фибри, минерали и витамини. С нисък гликемичен лоудинг, изключително подходящ за хора на ниско въглехидратен режим на хранене. Сигурна съм, че има хора, които харесват диня, но…

Tomato Mascarpone & Basil Pesto Spaghetti

Published in Main meals

  Direction/ Дирекция: Cook pasta in a saucepan of boiling salted water, following packet directions until tender. Drain and reparate the spaghetti equaclly in two bowls. Tomato souce. Fry the chopped onion and then add the chopped garlic. Add the crushed tomatoes and basil. Let simmer, and then add salt, pepper and the mascarpone. Add…

Never Throw Away The Avocado Seed (EN) !!!

Published in Natural medicine, Product review

Persia Americana or also known as avocado is a fruit that comes from the state of Puebla, Mexico. This fruit has a shape of a pear, which could be green or brown. Avocados are rich in vitamins. Only 100g gives us 26% of RDA for Vitamin K, 20% folic acid, 17% Vitamin C, 14 %…

Никога не изхвърляйте ядката на авокадото (BG)!!!

Published in Natural medicine, Product review

Персия Американа, или познат в нашите земи като авокадото, е плод, който идва от щата Пуебла, Мексико. Този плод  има формата на круша на който кората му е или зелена, или кафява. Авокадото е изключително богато на витамини. Само 100 гр. от него ни дават 26 % от нужния ни за деня Витамин К, 20 % фолиева киселина,…