Smokey Zucchini Fritters

Fritters are one way of incorporating more vegetables in your diet and can be appealing to both kids and adults. The flavour depends on the herbs and spices that you add into the mixture. The recipe below can just be used as a guideline which can easily be adjusted to everyoneโ€™s preferences. Fritters are excellent…

Creamy Beetroot Risotto

Beetroots are packed with health benefits. They are low in fat and full of vitamins. The root is sweet and earthy in taste. It is very versatile and can be roasted, turned into a delicious soup or added to a variety of salads. It can be pickled or eaten raw, and it can even be…

Vegan Cranberry Orange Muffins

As the weather is getting warmer, I always enjoy a glass of cold freshly squeezed orange juice. It is naturally sweet, healthy and full of vitamins. What if these oranges can be incorporated into something sweet and delicious? ๐ŸŠ๐ŸŠ๐ŸŠ Having some oranges sitting in my fruit basket, I decided to bake some muffins… a classic…

Banana Peanut Butter Dog Cookies

I have wanted to bake some cookies for Flora for a long time. I even bought a cookie cutter a year ago to shape them like a bone. A lot of the ready-made stuff is full of preservative and colourings and I want to be as careful with her food as I am with our…

Red Lentil ‘Meatballs’

Lentils are a staple in my diet. They are very versatile and can be used in salads, curries and patties amongst other things. Most of the time I buy them in bulk… besides that it is cheaper, it involves less packaging which is better for the environment. The shop assistant is always amazed and asks:…

Healthy Carrot Cake

Last weekend, we celebrated Easter and for the first time, my husband and I hosted our parents for an Easter lunch at our house. We had a feast of food, with some dips and antipasti as starters, roasted leg of lamb as main, with a warm lentil salad, dijon mustard glazed carrots and roasted pumpkin…

Sweet Potato & Chickpea Curry

Cold winter days are ideal for a dish of heartwarming Indian curry. The mixture of spices in this kind of curries makes you warm from the inside in a instant… and leaves your house with an amazing smell! ๐Ÿ™‚ Indian-inspired curry dishes are an absolute go-to dinner during these days and depending on the local…

Healthy Apple Cake

A cake with no butter, no oil and very little added sugar that tastes delicious? Oh yes please! ๐Ÿ™‚ This cake is a healthier alternative to the classic apple pie. With the amount of apples it contains it can barely be considered as a sweet… a slice of this cake can almost count towards one…

Lentils Pancakes

Let me start by admitting that the first time I made these lentil pancakes was by mistakeโ€ฆ Hereโ€™s an explanation why! ๐Ÿ™‚ After a day at the office, I arrived home and started to prepare our dinner. Lentil patties were on the menu for the day so I started by cooking the lentils. In the…

Zucchini & Feta Cheese Fritters

Zucchini are one of my favourite vegetables. On their own, they can be boring and tasteless, but add them to various dishes, spice them up, and they absorb the flavours and juices from other ingredients and they tell a very different story. In this regard, they can be very versatile and can be included in…