Disease and Illness Prevention, Nutrition

Lentil, herb and mango salad

Lentils, lentils…who likes lentils!? I sure do, especially when I need to replenish my iron stores. Rich in iron, magnesium, potassium, zinc, protein and antioxidants, lentils are so good for you. They are a vegetarian or vegan’s best friend. However, when a lentil dish is as fragrant and tasty as this one, even meat eaters […]

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Nutrition

A very berry crumble

It’s berry season and that means it’s time to make crumbles, tarts and pies. This berry crumble is 100% vegan, gluten-free and the perfect balance of sweet and tart, tender and crisp. It’s worth making for three reasons: it’s healthy; it’s delicious and it’s easier to make than an elegant pie. Low in granulated sugar […]

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Nutrition

No knead crusty artisan bread

There is nothing more satisfying than fresh homemade bread with a thick crisp crust that flakes when sliced. During the lockdown, I’ve been making my own bread with fresh yeast (the only type of yeast I could find and glad I found it!) and light whole wheat flour called “farine bise“. This is a typical […]

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Nutrition

Green pea fusilli salad with orange citrus vinaigrette

Served as a meal or side dish, this green fusilli salad is refreshing and flavourful. It’s a salad that will fill you up, but in a light kind way. It’s also easy to make. Packed with vitamins, fibre and minerals, the green pea fusilli in this dish will also give you good quality plant protein. […]

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Nutrition

Plant-based carrot cake

This carrot cake is an old recipe that I’ve changed over the years. It used to be made with eggs, white sugar and white bleached flour; I’ve since replaced these with healthier and plant-based alternatives. Please note that I am not saying that eggs are not good for you. Eggs, especially the kind from hens […]

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