Nutrition

Banana oat cranberry bread

This easy-to-make banana bread is plant-based, moist and delicious. It’s low in sugar and made with ground rolled oats (oat flour), ripe soft bananas, fresh cranberries and almond milk. When blended and cooked together, these ingredients create their own natural sweetness. For extra flavour, I’ve added walnuts, but you can use other nuts, such as […]

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Nutrition

Artichoke pesto zucchini noodles

A few weeks ago, I promised to come up with a pesto pasta dish, but with the warm weather, I felt for something light. Instead, I made fresh spiralized zucchini noodles and tossed them with my homemade artichoke pesto sauce. This is a simple, easy and flavourful summer dish that can be served as a […]

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Nutrition

Black magic grape and blueberry chia puddings

I am writing this post in the middle of a heatwave that has Europe in its grip. Everyone is looking for ways to stay cool. That means staying in the shade, drinking lots of fluids and eating light and refreshing foods. While these chia seed puddings are not a solution to the heatwave, they do […]

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Nutrition

Artichoke pesto

I love adding artichoke hearts to a dish or eating them whole. And they are good for you. Ideally, it is better if you can boil or steam fresh artichokes and scrape out the hearts, though this can be time-consuming. An alternative is to buy the artichoke hearts that are marinated and ready to be used. […]

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Beluga black lentils and red quinoa

I love eating fresh and minimally processed foods. However, eating well often requires preparation and a certain amount of planning. Of course, if you work during the week, it isn’t always easy to get your act together in the kitchen. When I come home from work, I try to avoid the trap of reaching out […]

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Lifestyle and Fitness, Nutrition

Welcome Home Alexandra!

In about 20 minutes, my oldest daughter Alexandra will be home this morning and I CAN’T WAIT TO SEE HER!! Right now, John is at the airport waiting for her. She’s coming in from the USA where she is currently studying and will be showered with loads of love, good food including this fresh bowl […]

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