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…

Vegan Gluten-Free Sour Dough Bread

With modern medicine capabilities, we can easily identify our food allergies and intolerance. Very common one is Gluten. However, by excluding gluten and wheat, on the supermarket shelves, we find gluten free substitutes which are very high in starch and don’t taste as good. This recipe below suggests an alternative bread that is healthy. Although…

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,…

Pulled Lamb Shoulder Bake

Although I miss researching new superfoods, this is just a warm home made dish, which did not require any research, only imagination and creativity. I think it is a perfect meal for a Melbourne winter weekend.

Buckwheat Mushroom Pie

This has been my longest trial so far. Maybe it shows I crave pastries. Maybe because I have been trying to make it gluten free. Apology to my coeliac (celiac) followers, but I could not. If you want to experiment, try to substitute Spelt flour with Brown Rice flour. Although, the flavour will be different, the…

Protein Cookies

If you want to be lean, you need protein. If you are working out in gym, you need protein. If you want energy, you need protein. Our modern lifestyle is not very convenient for making steaks every day, and if you are vegetarian your options are limited too. The recommended daily protein intake is 0.8…

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…

Zucchini Roulade

Food allergies. People have different approach to handling their food allergies. Some are proactive and want to change their diet. In Australia, Clinical Labs have a remarkable blood test called Food Sensitivity Test that checks 93 products. Others prefer to enjoy their current lifestyle and diet. In any case, everyone can enjoy this recipe below,…

Sesame Tuna

This is a very simple and easy way to enjoy a fresh, high quality piece of tuna. I find, it is a perfect entrée meal to share or a snack for two on the weekend. I was served a similar dish in one of the Melbourne’s restaurants years ago and since, I have been using…

Breakfast Cookies

I created Teff cookies and I found them magical. First, one cookie keeps you going for a few hours and also, they are great for weight management. Besides Teff’s high-fibre and high-protein qualities, which were mentioned in the previous posts for Teff recipes, this super grain also contains vitamins K, B1, B2, B3, B6 and C,…