Freekah Salad

If you embraced Quinoa years ago, you will love Freekeh/Freekah. It is packed with prebiotics and nutrients, has lots of fibre (about 10%), high protein content for a grain (about 15%). The only thing we need to be aware of is that Freekah is a wheat grain, and it does contain some gluten. Although its…

Cured Salmon

Many people say that to maintain a healthy diet they cook Salmon every week. However, they say this gets too boring, and even crispy skin does not entertain them anymore. So, they then ask what I do with Salmon. My answer is that I stopped grilling, baking and frying Salmon years ago, because I now…

Grilled Salad

Beautiful salad that can be shared with friends on a hot summer day, as a main meal for lunch or dinner. Add a simple grilled fish or chicken, and you have a feast.

Summer Beetroot Soup

Another superfood in our collection – beetroot and its leaves. Beetroot juice is very powerful, and it is taken in small dozes, about 70 ml a day. ‘Beetroot juice during periods of psychological stress protects against cold symptoms. Preliminary evidence suggests particular benefits in asthma, which could translate into reduced asthma exacerbations due to respiratory…

Hemp Seed Falafel

When I think of Hemp Seed now I have association with the words: Fatty acids, Protein and Minerals. It is amazing how well balanced the nutrition of the hemp seed is. It is one of a few plants where we get not only high level of protein but also a good level of fatty acids,…

Cauliflower and Almond Soup

How versatile cauliflower is! It is a pack of vitamins and fibre. Cauliflower belongs to the same family as cabbage, broccoli, and most of green leaf vegetables. Its taste is mild, creamy and slightly sweet, that makes it a perfect candidate to be partnered with delicate almond flavours. I am delighted with this combination, this…

Pumpkin and Chia Jam

Yet another Pumpkin recipe! If you’ve managed to quit the sugar or trying to, but craving for a jam, try this recipe. You will love it! Maybe you have some baked pumpkin left from Pumpkin Bread recipe, then this will be a great use for it. This recipe also contains chia seeds; such a good source of…

Cloudy Spinach Soup

Spinach is very versatile and it is easy to incorporate spinach into a diet. That is great because spinach has so many health benefits. Vitamin C, or ascorbate, is chemically the simplest vitamin. Unlike humans, plants can synthesise ascorbate, accumulating it up to 10% of the total water-soluble ‘carbohydrates’, according to research findings. The washing process of pre-packaged…

Marinated Zucchini Salad

Courgette (Zucchini) is a simple and affordable fruit that is harvested immature. Some information about zucchini was collected in the other post for Zucchini Patties recipe. Young zucchini have a subtle taste and they are perfect for being used raw in salads. If you like cucumbers try to substitute them with young zucchini and you…

Hawthorn Tea Recipe

Hawthorn (Greek Crataegus) is a beautiful plant that grows in all continents now. The leaves, flowers and berries have health benefits and they are used to produce medicine for heart diseases. The British Homeopathic Review revealed of Dr. Green (Ireland): “… For many years had a reputation for the cure of heart disease that caused patients to…