Lentil Tabbouleh

LENTIL TABBOULEH   Many people will look at recipes that contain legumes and beans and move away from them. Why? Although legumes and beans are known for being very healthy, they also produce intestinal gas. This is because they do contain a specific type of fibre called oligosaccharides that travel through the small intestine nearly…

Agua Fresca

AGUA FRESCA     What is better than a cool and refreshing cocktail during the hot summer days? Certainly, we should be mindful of the alcohol and sugar intake, as they can both have a negative impact on chronic conditions and weight. On the other hand, water can be boring, and many people struggle to…

Creamy salmon

CREAMY SALMON   An easy and very tasty recipe that is also healthy. Does it sound unachievable? Think again, because you will love this recipe! As with all my recipes, this Creamy salmon is dairy free, gluten free and packed with nutrients. Instead of using butter or cream, I choose coconut milk instead. Although coconut…

Chocolate energy balls

CHOCOLATE ENERGY BALLS   During the luteal phase of the menstrual cycle (the last half before bleeding) is very common to experience sweet cravings. This is because of the hormonal fluctuations, particularly around oestrogen and progesterone. During this phase, if you are suffering from PMS, is best to limit the consumption of high sugar foods,…

Harissa chicken

HARISSA CHICKEN   Chicken is the absolute most common source of protein in UK (and around the world), and sometimes we might feel tired of the same old recipes. I took inspiration from north Africa and added my beloved harissa paste. The main ingredients are chillies, garlic, coriander, oil, lemon juice and spices. For convenience…

Loaded sweet potatoes

LOADED SWEET POTATOES   Who doesn’t like oven roasted potatoes? Let’s shake things up and create a tasty variation that can also provide extra nutrients: this is my Loaded sweet potatoes recipe. They are perfect paired with your favourite oven roasted main (be it vegetarian or not). You can also make a bigger batch and…