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.

Balsamic chicken with roasted tomatoes, broccoli & asparagus Parmesan salad

Balsamic chicken with roasted tomatoes, broccoli & asparagus Parmesan salad

A lovely, easy to do family dinner, that everybody will love. Any leftover from the main meal, can be re-used in easy to do recipes the next day to save time in the kitchen and maximise your food shopping. Ingredients 1 packet of free range…

Quinoa salad with green beans, broccoli and radish

Quinoa salad with green beans, broccoli and radish

Lots of green and purple goodness and vegan proteins with this easy quinoa salad with green beans broccoli and radish salad, great for a light lunch, side, or healthy lunchbox, and it is great for the whole family. Radish is great to help liver detox,…

Spinach and cherry tomatoes quinoa “risotto”

Spinach and cherry tomatoes quinoa “risotto”

Sometimes the best recipes are the ones that are not planned, but made out of convenience and lack of ingredients. I made this “quinotto” on a day that I was really craving something healthy but cooked, and I had nothing left in my cupboard apart…

Courgettes, watercress & rocket soup

Courgettes, watercress & rocket soup

I love soups. They can be made in advance, frozen and they are a great and delicious way to keep weight under control and to cleanse our systems in a natural way. Luscious and green, this creamy soup is great for the summer too, helping…

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Food prep: 3 recipes for delicious chicken fillets

Food prep: 3 recipes for delicious chicken fillets

Food prepping is one the secret of a healthy diet. When you are busy or strapped for time, it is easy to give in to ready made and highly palatable foods. Having some food ready for those long and busy days, when you too tired…

Leftover feta cheese & kale frittata

Leftover feta cheese & kale frittata

Nothing needs to be thrown away in The Healthy Gourmet kitchen! Bits or crumbles of feta cheese and few green leaves vegetables like spinach or kale, are often found in my fridge. In the typical Italian kitchen, these are often brainstormed and transformed in delicious…

Romano peppers & pecorino cheese salad

Romano peppers & pecorino cheese salad

A delicious and full flavored salad that will leave you wanting for more. ¬†This salad is great to have on its own as a starter, or combined with some lean meat. In this case I will propose it with an easy to cook turkey steak.…

Peas, courgette, rocket & mint soup

Peas, courgette, rocket & mint soup

An homage to the English garden and weather, with this summer soup. It is super easy to do, perfect for the whole family. You can make it advance and freeze it and use it as a starter or main meal. It is packed with gut…