Tofu masala with rice

Tofu “butter” Masala

TOFU “BUTTER” MASALA   Bursting with aromatic spices and rich, creamy pumpkin sauce, this dish offers a plant-based twist on a beloved classic. Perfect for those seeking a flavourful and satisfying meal, this recipe promises to delight taste buds, but also nourish the body with wholesome ingredients. This pumpkin sauce boost vitamin A levels in…

Mixed vegetables bowl

Mediterranean buddha bowl

MEDITERRANEAN BUDDHA BOWL   A mediterranean twist of the famous and versatile buddha bowl. This recipe combines the essence of the Mediterranean diet with the popular Buddha bowl concept, creating a harmonious blend of textures, colours, and tastes. Packed with nutrient-dense ingredients like crisp vegetables, protein-rich grains, and a medley of savoury and zesty flavours,…

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,…

Crusted salmon

Crusted salmon

CRUSTED SALMON   Rich in omega 3 fatty acids, great to support skin, heart and brain health, lower inflammation, salmon is one of the most loved fish in UK, along with cod. All fish can be included in the diet (unless you exclude animal products due to ethical and/or environmental reasons), but oily fish like…

Chai hot chocolate

Chai hot chocolate

CHAI HOT CHOCOLATE   I cannot believe that I haven’t thought about this amazing combination before: chai latte + hot chocolate = chai hot chocolate. Chai is a traditional Indian drink made of black tea, spices and milk. By adding some of those spices, the hot chocolate elevates to a whole new level of nourishment…

Molasses cookies

Molasses cookies

MOLASSES COOKIES   Let’s make cookies! Yes, because desserts can be part of a healthy diet, when we pay attention to sugar content and portion size. Today I am sharing my molasses cookies, a very old recipe that was developed in the XIX century as a variant of the gingerbread cake. Molasses is an interesting…