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…

Morello Cherry Trifle Sugar-Gluten-Dairy-Free

This Cherry Trifle summer recipe may sound sophisticated, but it is actually an easy recipe, so, please, don’t be scared by a number of ingredients and steps. The beauty of this recipe is that you can use this method with any other seasonal fruit in your region, just replace fruit and jelly. It also tastes…

Cashew Feta Vegan Cheese

Cheese lovers might not approve my post. I consider myself lucky as I am well with goat or sheep dairy products whereas cow milk products don’t agree with me. A friend of mine, who is vegan, introduced me to an almond feta cheese and I loved it.

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…

Lemon and Cashew Dessert Recipe

Cashew tree produce cashew apples, and cashew apples have cashew seeds. The green seeds are processed, and we find them as light brown cashew nuts on the food store shelves. From a traditional stir fry to a modern cashew milk, from breakfast to dinner, cashew nuts prove to be more versatile every day. Health benefits of…

Brown Lentil Hummus Recipe

I had a few posts on legumes previously, please search ‘legumes’ to access them. Lentils are a high protein, high fibre member of the legume family. Traditional hummus is made of chickpeas, and chickpea hummus is a very smart food. Here is a comparison of the brown lentil and the chickpea for your review: One cup of…

Fish Stew Recipe

Fish Fish is a healthy protein. It is a good source of Phosphorus, which is needed to build strong bones and teeth, and also filters out waste in your kidneys. Loads of information on the health benefits of fish is available now. What I find amazing about the fish it is how it impacts blood sugar levels….

Trio Colour Salad Recipe

My Trio Colour Salad might sound too simple but it is elegant and very tasty. I also love this salad because: It’s convenient. The root vegetables can be stored very well, unlike the greens that you need to buy on a day. I use them raw in this salad so it is very quick to prepare. It’s excellent…

Tzatziki and Teff Crackers Recipe

Teff Teff is a fine grain, it is less than 1mm diameter. Traditional Ethiopian bread is made using fermented teff flour, which is naturally gluten free. Teff, being a tiny grain, is rich in fibre. Teff also contains similar amounts of protein as lentils, about 13%. This suggested recipe below is simple but a great entertainer. It is a…