Avocado & Kiwi Smoothie with Lime and Chia Seeds3

Avocado and Kiwi Smoothie with Lime and Chia Seeds

A quick recipe for a dairy-free avocado and kiwi smoothie that is both silky and delicious. Enhanced with chia seeds for a nutritional boost, this green smoothie only takes five minutes to make. Avocado smoothies are so creamy, I’m always on the lookout for new ways to enhance them. This avocado and kiwi smoothie benefits from the addition of chia…

Gigantes Plaki

Super Easy Gigantes Plaki (Greek Baked Beans)

Super nutritious and easy to make, gigantes plaki is a traditional Greek recipe with butter beans baked to perfection in the oven. Enjoy with crunchy bread for a satisfying and healthy lunch. After Italian, I like Greek food the best, mostly because no one uses flavors and olive oil so generously as the Greek. Whenever I think of Greece, I…

Prawn & Pink Grapefruit Bulgur Salad1

Prawn and Pink Grapefruit Bulgur Salad

A zingy prawn bulgur salad with grapefruit that is made just a bit crunchy by the addition of sunflower seeds. Ready in less than 30 minutes and under 400 calories for a fuss-free low-calorie lunch. Made with bulgur, prawns, grapefruit, baby spinach and sunflower seeds, this prawn bulgur salad makes a filling lunch and you can even have it for…


Grapefruit, Strawberry & Spinach Detox Smoothie {Vegan}

A zesty dairy-free smoothie that packs a nutritional punch, this grapefruit, strawberry & spinach detox smoothie will definitely surprise you. Disclaimer — it’s not for the faint of heart. This might be the tangiest smoothie I ever made, but don’t let this statement deter you from trying it. At just under 200 calories per serving, this grapefruit, strawberry and spinach…


30-Minute Spaghetti All’Amatriciana

Craving pasta but don’t want to put in the time? These spaghetti all’Amatriciana only take 30 minutes to make and the result is fabulous. They taste great with wholemeal spaghetti, too. There are days when I can’t be bothered to cook dinner, but I’ve reached a point in my life where the thought of ordering takeout fills me with dread….

Brownie with Pecan Nuts

Pecan Nut Fudge Brownies

These gooey pecan nut brownies are rich and fudgy, and sure to be a hit with the entire family. The addition of pecan nuts makes the brownies a treat for all nut lovers. These pecan nut brownies are fudgy on the inside and a bit crunchy at the exterior, which makes them perfect for the entire gang. They go down…

pasta fagioli white wine kale

Instant Pot Pasta e Fagioli with White Wine and Kale

A hearty pasta e fagioli soup that’s super easy to make in the Instant Pot. This easy soup with kale, wine, and cannellini beans is ready in 30 minutes. I’ll admit I haven’t had pasta e fagioli until this year, and god, was I missing out. I like al kinds of soups, but creamy ones are definitely my favorite. This…

Piza Tuna and Red Onion

Healthy Tuna and Red Onion Pizza (High Protein)

A tuna and red onion pizza inspired by a traditional Italian recipe. Lightweight and delicious, this pizza is also high in protein. Last year I went on a three-day trip to Venice, and on my first night there, I stumbled upon a place called Pizza Al Volo in the Dorsoduro neighbourhood, close to the Accademia. It was one of the…

coconut cookies mixed nuts

Coconut Cookies with Mixed Nuts

Incredibly easy to make, these coconut cookies contain mixed nuts and are lower in sugar than regular cookies. A great choice for those moments when you want a treat, and you want it now. Sometimes I get off my chair where I type away for my job, go to the kitchen, and simply feel like whipping up a batch of…


Crunchy Pistachio Ice Cream

Pistachio ice cream is my favorite flavour, and I am always looking for ways to make this frozen treat at home. This pistachio ice cream is crunchy because I leave all the grounded pistachio in. For years I thought that making ice cream at home was too difficult to bother with, so I continued to eat store-bought stuff. That is…