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Spinach Salad and Sesame seeds baked sweet potatoes

Published in Main meals, Salads

Directions: Cut the courgette and squash into bite-size pieces and tip into a non-stick roasting tray. Roast in the oven for 15-20 minutes (200C), shaking halfway through cooking. Meanwhile, wash the spinach and cut the celery and cucumber into small pieces and the cherry tomatoes in half. When the vegetables are ready, take them out…

Greek Tiropita

Published in Breakfast

Do you like the Greek cuisine? I do, I like everything about Greece, its food, people, beaches, culture, and nature. I am born in a town that is just 20 minutes away from Greece. My family and I spent most of our holidays there. I like to cook Greek food because it is delicious and…

Baked Potatoes with olives and Sun dried tomatoes

Published in Main meals

When I was a little kid, my mum used to make a similar recipe to this one. The only one difference was that she did not use sun dried tomatoes, just because they were not that popular at that time. ¬†The cultivated rocket was not available that days and my mum used the green leaves…

Aubergine ROLLS SPAGEHTII

Published in Main meals

Spaghetti !!! Oohhh I can eat them all day long. I think in my past life I have been Italian ūüôā This time; I decided to try spelt spaghetti and I loved them. ¬†I usually use wholegrain spaghetti and don’t find any difference in the taste between them two. ¬†If you want to this recipe,…

Health Benefits of Guava Leaves

Published in Product review

You may know that guava fruit is classified as a¬†superfood, due to its health benefits (having four times more vitamin C than an orange and ten times more vitamin A than a lemon). But, did you know that its leaves are even powerful than the fruit itself? I didn’t, until reading it in one of…

Vegan Quinoa Sushi

Published in Main meals

I was not a sushi fan until I made this quinoa sushi a few years ago. I don’t eat white rice because I think that there is not any nutritional value in it. I’ve been fish poisoned 5 years go that’s why I don’t eat raw fish at all. But this vegan sushi is my…

BANANA AND STRAWBERRY PANCAKES

Published in Breakfast

  Directions for the pancakes Puree all the ingredients for the pancakes (banana, strawberries, teff flour, cinnamon and 1 tbsp coconut oil) in a blender or food processor. Prepare a skillet with a light layer of coconut oil. Place over medium-high heat. When skillet is preheated, drop ¬ľ cup of pancake batter per pancake on…

Wholegrain Pita Bread FILLED WITH AN AVOCADO & EGG SALAD

Published in Breakfast

It’s Friday. I like Fridays because¬†I’m going to have two long days spent with my family and friends. Today I have made this pita bread sandwich filled with my favourite avocado and egg. If you are like eating an egg salad sandwich, I am sure you will love my healthier version of it if you…

Sliced Baked Potato with Courgettes Noodle Salad

Published in Main meals

My son loves potatoes. So does my husband. I decided to make this recipe for them because it takes the potatoes to an entirely different level. It’s simple to make, looks great and each slice is crispy on the outside. The salad maybe is not something you have not seen before, but I like it…

Strawberries and Banana Piada

Published in Breakfast

Piada is a delicious¬†sandwich wrap that can be found almost on every street corner¬†throughout Italy. You don’t need to go to Italy, though. You can make it at home; it’s so easy to make. ¬†I would describe Piada like a mix between Mexican Tortilla and ¬†Pita Bread.   In a large mixing bowl, whisk together…