My Birthday Vegan Cake

Published in Desserts

Happy Birthday to me!!! I am one of those people who loves their birthdays. I always celebrate it no matter where I am. This birthday I will celebrate it twice. Once with my closest ones and the second time with my friends (girls only, exciting right?). For this bday I decided to make a cake.…

Chicken and Sun-dried tomato Spaghetti

Published in Main meals

Directions Put the tomatoes in a small bowl and cover with boiling water. Leave to soak for about 20 minutes until soft, then drain, discarding the soaking liquid. Season, the chicken with 1/2 teaspoon of the salt and the peppers. Coat a large, non-stick frying pan with olive oil and heat over a medium-high heat.…

How much protein do you need a day

Published in Health

Protein is the most abundant (apart from water)  compound found in the human body. Protein is found in all the tissues of the body. The basic building blocks of protein are amino acids. They are joined together by peptide bonds to form the basic structure of proteins. There are 20 amino acids, ten of them…

Quinoa and Black Bean Stuffed Peppers

Published in Main meals

Directions Add quinoa and vegetable stock to a saucepan together with the onion and carrots  and bring to a boil over high heat. Once boiling, reduce heat, cover, and simmer until all liquid is absorbed and quinoa is fluffy (about 20 minutes). Preheat oven to 200C and lightly grease a baking dish. Brush halved peppers…

Why sugar is bad for your health?

Published in Product review

It has been a while since I’ve decided to cut out the sugar from my diet and to be honest that was one the best decisions I have made in my entire life. It gives you absolutely nothing- speaking nutrition wise. It has nothing in it but just “empty calories.” Sugar throws off the calcium-phosphorous…

Prawn Linguine

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Direction Heat half oil in a large frying pan on high. Add prawns and cook, 2-3 minutes, until they change colour. Remove from pan. Heat remaining oil in same pan on high. Add onion, garlic and chilli, 1-2 minutes, until onion is tender. Stir in tomatoes, passata, olives water, wine and sugar. Season to taste…

What is indigestion and how to treat it naturally?

Published in Natural medicine

What is indigestion? Indigestion or also know as dyspepsia, can be caused by a condition in the digestive tract such as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), peptic ulcer disease, gastritis, abnormality of the pancreas or bile ducts. Some of these conditions of the digestive system are usually caused by bad eating habits, eating irregularly, too much,…

Vegetarian Pitta Pockets

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Directions To make the vegetables patties, chop the garlic in a food processor. Add the parsley, cumin, sun dried tomatoes, paprika, spring onion, salt and process until smooth. Add the chickpeas and flour and process. Form the vegetables mixture into 8 patties. To make the tzatziki sauce, put the grated cucumber on a double layer…

Aubergine Salad

Published in Salads

Directions Peel off the aubergines skin and cut them into big chunks. Heat the grill to high. Put the aubergine chunks on a baking sheet, brush with olive oil and season with salt and pepper. Grill for 15 minutes or until browned and softened. Tip the amaranth into a large bowl, pour over a hot…

Bean Burger/ Бургер от Боб

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Directions Heat the olive oil in a pan over a high heat. Add the onion and cook for 3 minutes until softened. Add the garlic with cumin, smoked paprika for a further minute. Add the mushrooms and cook for 4-5 minutes until all the liquid has evaporated. Put the bean in a bowl and mash…