Nutrition

Chia Chai Latte Pudding

Inspired by a friend who bought me a cardamon latte in a coffee shop last week, I made these “Chia Chai Latte Puddings”. These puddings are similar to a chai latte but are thicker—you eat them with a spoon—and contain no white sugar, tea or caffeine. Made with chia seeds, almond milk and raw cashews, […]

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Nutrition

Vegan Shepherd’s Pie

I’ve been meaning to “update” my old vegan Shepherd’s Pie recipe and this week, I finally got to it. Here’s the new and improved version. Once known as the “Poor Man’s Meat Pie”, today’s Shepherd’s Pie is for everyone. And this meatless version is just as rich in flavour and texture as the original. If […]

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Nutrition

A heart-healthy burger

Store-bought veggie burgers are convenient, but they are not as wholesome as the ones you can make at home. Not all packaged veggie burgers are made the same. Some contain a long list of ingredients, many of which are unrecognisable — a sign that the product is highly processed. Veggie burgers contain no animal protein […]

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Nutrition

Mango chia puddings

Made with only four ingredients, these creamy mango chia puddings are packed with vitamins, protein, fibre, antioxidants and other nutrients. They are great for breakfast, dessert or as a mid-day snack. And when the weather is cold, windy and grey, then why not indulge in a cup of tropical sunshine. Enjoy! Mango chia puddings 5 […]

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Nutrition

Butternut squash and apple soup (with walnut cream)

I’ve been away from the kitchen this month since my mother passed away just over one week ago. I am on a leave of absence from work and today, I was in the mood to create a recipe with fresh autumn ingredients. My mother would have enjoyed this wholesome autumn soup because she loved butternut […]

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Lifestyle and Fitness, Nutrition

Roasted curry cashews

Every now and then, people want to snack. Of course, it’s easy to reach for a bag of potato chips, pretzels or peanuts. And in moderation, each of these is fine. But, there are healthier – and tastier – alternatives. Today, I would like to share one of my favourites with you: roasted curry cashews. […]

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