Cooking with leftovers

Cooking with leftovers is not only sustainable and easy on your wallet, but can also be the catalyst to unleash your creativity in the kitchen.

Italian potato frittata

Italian potato frittata

One of my biggest passions is to show people that healthy food can be quick, easy to make, and inexpensive. And this Italian potato frittata has it all. Have it with a side salad Super simple, filling and delicious, this potato frittata is perfect to…

Swiss chard & ricotta frittata

Swiss chard & ricotta frittata

This Swiss chard and ricotta frittata, is delicious and healthy. Ricotta is rich in whey proteins that help repair muscle quickly after a workout and it is lower in fat than many other cheeses. This frittata is so easy to make, and a delicious choice…

Chocolate banana pancakes (gluten-free, dairy-free, nuts-free)

Chocolate banana pancakes (gluten-free, dairy-free, nuts-free)

Just in time for Valentine, these delicious gluten-free chocolate pancakes are perfect for a special breakfast or for those moments when you need a special sweet but healthy treat. Gluten-free, grain-free, dairy-free and nut-free  Made with buckwheat, banana and raw cacao powder, they also grain-free,…

Cauliflower & Parmesan pancakes

Cauliflower & Parmesan pancakes

Cauliflower and Parmesan cheese are a great combination and these cauliflower and Parmesan pancakes will have it all. They are really tasty to start with, they are gluten-free, low in carbs and rich in fibers and nutrients. They are the perfect snack for kids, especially…

Gluten-free quinoa porridge bowl

Gluten-free quinoa porridge bowl

This gluten-free quinoa porridge breakfast bowl with berries, is ready in no time and delicious. I am always on the lookout for low sugar and possibly gluten free breakfast ideas, and if you read my    “4 common  mistakes healthy people do” you might know…

How to make banana milk

How to make banana milk

This is the “banana milk” that I used for my “Buckwheat, banana & cinnamon pancakes” and it is such a great substitute for any other nuts or non-nuts milk that I wanted to share. It is a great “milk” to use for pancake recipes and…

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…

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…

The ultimate Christmas leftover frittata: sprouts, potatoes & Stilton frittata

The ultimate Christmas leftover frittata: sprouts, potatoes & Stilton frittata

The best way to have a sustainable & healthy Christmas is to use up leftovers for Boxing Day meal. Leftover are frugal by definition so you will not tempted to have decadent meals, but you can still add a glass of prosecco or slice of…

Pumpkin & sage risotto

Pumpkin & sage risotto

This pumpkin and sage risotto, is delicious and delicate. A classic of Italian cuisine,  this pumpkin and sage risotto is made with olive oil instead of butter, making it lighter and easier to digest. The taste is delicious, light yet full of flavor. Gluten-free.  A…

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.

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,…

Chickpeas & kale turmeric stew

Chickpeas & kale turmeric stew

When we reach the colder season it is natural to start craving warmer and more cooked meals. This turmeric chickpeas & kale stew is comforting enough but extremely easy and quick to make. Rich in soothing spices, this stew is a perfect vegan meal choice…

Asparagus and  courgettes soup with fennel seeds

Asparagus and courgettes soup with fennel seeds

Soups are the best way to add fibers to your diet, manage and lose weight. Comforting and filling they can be prepared in advance and frozen for the your convenience. Delicate and delicious this light soup is perfect this late summer and early autumn time.…

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Chickpeas & feta salad + mint & zataar

Chickpeas & feta salad + mint & zataar

A truly Mediterranean salad ready in only 10 min, perfect for this warm British Summer. Ready in 10 min Ingredients  (serves 2 people) 1/2 chickpeas can ( drained) 1/2 cucumber 3 jewel tomatoes 70 gr feta cheese a pinch of Zataar a pinch of fresh mint…

Potatoes and rocket frittata

Potatoes and rocket frittata

A very tasty and speedy potatoes and rocket frittata recipe, filling and great to use up vegetables leftovers. For this recipe, I used some “rocket, watercress and spinach” leftover salad leaves and some steamed potatoes that I had left from the day before. This frittata…

Rice and quinoa spaghetti with raw spinach pesto

Rice and quinoa spaghetti with raw spinach pesto

This pasta, is absolutely delicious and gluten-free. The pesto is incredibly quick to make and full of goodness ready in 10 min! The pasta I have used is Bio-Fair and it has been a wonderful surprise, for its taste, and consistency. I have never really liked gluten-free pasta,…

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Beetroot, salmon, chard and heirloom tomato salad

Beetroot, salmon, chard and heirloom tomato salad

Just in time for your New Year detox, here is a NO cook this salmon, chard, beetroot & heirloom tomatoes salad is healthy, delicious and super-quick to make. Rich in healthy fats, proteins and anti-inflammatory properties this rainbow salad ready for those days when you…

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Pomegranate & orange quinoa salad

Pomegranate & orange quinoa salad

Since the start of this blog I have been fascinated more and more by the Middle Eastern cuisine. Similar in a way to the Italian one, mostly for its use of olive oil and fresh vegetables, it create complexity with the use of intriguing spices…