Roasted Aubergine with Spiced Rice

I am back with another aubergine recipe! I have already mentioned on this blog that it is one of my favourite vegetables. I know some people absolutely hate it… letโ€™s face it… if it is not properly cooked, it can tend to be spongey and unpleasant to eat. However, with some help from a good…

Roasted Pumpkin, Feta & Spinach Salad

After a short summer break, I am back to share with you more of my favourite simple recipes. During the past weeks, I took the opportunity to test out some new recipes and also had the chance for a short holiday in Bavaria, Germany (more on this in an upcoming blog post). It is still…

Sweet Potato Salad

Summer… long hot days, low energy, diminished appetite and yet you still have to eat! How many times have you dreaded the thought of needing to cook on a long, hot summer day. Standing in a hot kitchen is definitely not appealing on such days, but there is always an alternative ๐Ÿ™‚ Summer is for…

Kale & Miso Pesto

This recipe saved my day! ๐Ÿ˜€ I wanted to prepare a quick meal after a long day at work followed by a couple of errands. I was also tempted of ordering a take-out meal since my kitchen is not usually well-stocked with fresh vegetables by end of week. I normally do my groceries shopping on…

Roasted Aubergine & Green Lentils

Both aubergines and lentils are a staple of my diet. They are very versatile, which makes it easier for me to prepare these ingredients in various ways. This recipe is perfect to make use of leftover cooked lentils and roasted aubergines. In fact, this is how I cooked the recipe for the first time. I…

Stuffed Butternut Squash

Butternut squash is another vegetable packed with a lot of health benefits. It is also versatile and can fit into a variety of meals. Because of its tough skin, the butternut squash can be stored for a long period of time and is thus easier to be available throughout most of the year. Its sweet…

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…

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:…

Grilled Fennel & Asparagus Salad

As Spring time comes, there is a shift in the produce available on the market. Spring is the season for light and fresh vegetables and this starts to be reflected in our meals too. On a recent trip to the supermarketโ€™s fresh produce section, I noticed some nice green asparagus and some fresh fennel bulbs….

Creamy Aubergine Curry

A couple of weeks ago we went out for an Indian dinner and I wanted to try something different than my usual go-to dishes. An aubergine curry on the menu caught my attention and being a fan of this vegetable, especially in grilled form, I thought of giving it a try. It was very tasty…