Colourful Veggie Soup

A cold grey day can only get better with some bright colours and good food. What if you can combine the two to have a colourful dish of comfort food? πŸ’‘πŸ˜€ This soup incorporates a mixture of colourful vegetables in a broth flavoured with various herbs and spices. I also like to sautΓ© the vegetables…

Vegan Lentil & Bean Chili

The New Year brought a new adventure to my family. After almost a year and a half in Malta, we have moved back to Budapest, Hungary and January has been quite hectic with the move, apartment hunting and also settling in. It does not mean we have not been eating though 😜. On most days,…

Homemade Basil Pesto

You might ask yourself: β€˜Why would I make my own pesto when I could easily find it ready-made in a jar?’ You are correct, ready made pesto is so convenient in versatile, in fact I  always have some in my cupboard at home, but I can also assure you that home made pesto is at…

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… let’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 πŸ™‚ Summer is for…

Kale & Miso Pesto

This recipe saved my day! πŸ˜€ 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? 🍊🍊🍊 Having some oranges sitting in my fruit basket, I decided to bake some muffins… a classic…