Tag: Healthy Gourmet recipes

Fennel, rocket and grapefruit salad

Fennel, rocket and grapefruit salad

A variation to a typical Sicilian salad this fenne, rocket and grapefruit salad oi fresh, delicious and great as an accompaniment to fish or as a starter. Perfect for the summer this fresh salad adds variety and nutrients to our diet. Perfect with fish like…

The healthy gourmet Greek salad

The healthy gourmet Greek salad

A nice and fresh tomatoes salad for the summer with the taste of sumac, olives, cucumber and shallots. A tasty variation to the classic Greek salad, that is great as side dish or even on its own for a light lunch. Sumac is a Middle…

Healthy avocado chocolate mousse

Healthy avocado chocolate mousse

And here we go with a classic and must have of healthy desserts recipes! This healthy avocado chocolate mousse recipe is a classic for healthy foods and will make you forget ready-made chocolate dessert! The healthy chocolate mousse is not only delicious but also packed…

Gluten-free pancakes with dark chocolate sauce

Gluten-free pancakes with dark chocolate sauce

One of the most difficult things when you are on a diet or simply trying to eat healthy is to deal with those sugar and chocolate cravings, which inevitably come up. These gluten-free pancakes are the perfect low sugar answer to those sweet and chocolate…

Mediterranean pasta with tomatoes peppers and olives

Mediterranean pasta with tomatoes peppers and olives

I made this Mediterranean fusilli pasta with tomatoes peppers and olives, from some leftover roasted peppers that I had made for the  previous day, and some leftovers salad tomatoes.  This pasta was delicious, full of fibers and satisfying. It is perfect for a family meal…

Cannellini beans, sundried tomatoes and celery salad

Cannellini beans, sundried tomatoes and celery salad

Fresh but full of taste this cannellini, sundried tomatoes and celery sald is perfect for a light summer lunch or dinner. Suitable for vegans, this recipe is also gluten-free, dairy-free and nuts-free. Celery is low in calories but rich in fibers and has anti-inflammatory properties.…

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Italian eggs in tomatoes sauce and spinach

Italian eggs in tomatoes sauce and spinach

These Italian eggs in tomato sauce and spinach look like and Italian version of the classical Mediterranean shakshuka recipe,. They come served with with some garlic and chili spinach on a side to make a full meal. My mum used to love eggs and tomatoes…

Pappardelle with walnuts & spinach pesto

Pappardelle with walnuts & spinach pesto

This pappardelle with walnuts and spinach pesto are rich in proteins and lovely nutrients. Protein pasta like this gorgeous egg “pappardelle” is the perfect type of pasta to have with pesto, as it provides a more balanced carbs/proteins ratio, leaving you full and satisfied for…

Lemony spinach, Greek basil & walnuts pesto

Lemony spinach, Greek basil & walnuts pesto

The best of my pesto recipes so far, this lemony, Greek basil, spinach & walnuts pesto, is utterly delicious and absolutely easy to do. The Greek basil, brings a distinctive aroma, while the spinach, walnuts, lemon & extra-virgin olive oil, have great health benefits. Pesto’s…

3 healthy sweet treats ideas from a health coach

3 healthy sweet treats ideas from a health coach

One of the most difficult things when you are on a diet, or simply paying attention to what you eat, is dealing with those sudden and strong sweet or chocolate cravings. The trick is to have in mind some healthy treats, that are easy to…

Mackerel, celery, borlotti beans & spelt (farro) salad

Mackerel, celery, borlotti beans & spelt (farro) salad

Ready in less than 15min and delicious, this mackerel, borlotti beans & spelt salad recipe, is super filling and loaded with proteins and vegetables. This recipe is really balanced in its proteins, complex carbs and vegetables ingredients, to keep you fuller for longer and keep…

Banana and buckwheat pancakes

Banana and buckwheat pancakes

To celebrate pancake day, I would like to propose a no added sugar, gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free, nut-free, banana and buckwheat pancakes recipe. You can try these banana pancakes with different toppings, the most classical of them being a few drops of organic maple syrup, but…

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Roasted tomatoes, peppers, thyme & feta gnocchi

Roasted tomatoes, peppers, thyme & feta gnocchi

A delicious, comforting and decadent gluten-free Italian gnocchi recipe. Thyme infused, roasted Romano peppers, tomatoes, olive oil and feta cheese for this rich Mediterranean flavors dish, that will satisfy your palate.   Nutritional lowdown. Potatoes gnocchi have a slightly higher GI than pasta, so they…

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Roasted peppers and tomato soup

Roasted peppers and tomato soup

This gorgeous roasted peppers and tomato soup, will warm up your winter evenings and bring you a host of Mediterranean flavors. Eating a varied and colorful diet is a great way to make sure that your body receives the cocktail of nutrients to support optimum…

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The ultimate Christmas salad: kale, beetroots, Stilton & walnuts with a clementine vinagrette.

The ultimate Christmas salad: kale, beetroots, Stilton & walnuts with a clementine vinagrette.

This baby kale, beetroots, Stilton & walnuts salad represents the perfect Christmas salad. Enriched with a clementine and balsamic vinaigrette, it is the perfect complement to your Christmas menu.

Rocket, Parmesan and Walnut salad

Rocket, Parmesan and Walnut salad

This rocket, Parmesan and walnut salad is delicious and great as a starter or as an accompaniment of meats.  A tasty and nutrient-rich salad made with seasonal ingredients. Rocket is packed with nutrients, that support healthy detoxification pathways. Keep it in mind for this winter,…

Greek yogurt and blackberries coulis

Greek yogurt and blackberries coulis

This Greek yogurt and blackberry coulis is the perfect seasonal healthy dessert for the Autumn. I am a fan of Greek yogurt, the creamy, full fat version of it. I know that we are trained to think that full fat is bad for you, but…

Pumpkin, spinach & Stilton frittata

Pumpkin, spinach & Stilton frittata

This pumpkin, spinach and Stilton frittata, is a recipe that I have created to use up last Christmas leftovers, and that can be great to use all the pumpkins leftovers for this Halloween. The frittata is delicious, and it can be seved as an appetizer,…

Pumpkin, sage & Serrano ham soup

Pumpkin, sage & Serrano ham soup

A tasty pumpkin, sage and Serrano ham soup just in time for Halloween. Pumpkins are not just for decoration, but they are rich in nutrients and phytochemicals, beneficial compounds found in plants that are beneficial for our overall health. Use them freely in soups, risottos,…

Polenta with mushrooms & crushed walnuts

Polenta with mushrooms & crushed walnuts

This Polenta with mushrooms and crushed walnuts is gluten-free and perfect fhe Autumn! A  delicious vegan autumnal recipe, is delicious a nd great for non-vegna alike!! It is perfect for those chilly nights in, when you want something comforting but don’t feel like cooking, and…

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