This recipe is super simple and packs a big punch and some density, which satisfies hunger pangs but doesn’t weigh you down. Halloumi is so much fun to work with because it doesn’t melt and instead browns and softens, developing a deep taste. The dressing is a simple mixture of vinegar, olive oil, capers, and [...]
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I like to pair my grains with something creamy, but not necessarily cheese or any other milk-derived product. I find that the avocado is a great complement to starchy grains, as it adds a soft, rich texture to the dish. This post is simply showing you a cute way to serve your grains, whatever it [...]
The aroma of banana bread baking has got to be up there among the most comforting scents in the world. But despite banana bread’s breakfast-time status, it’s often not much healthier or forgiving than a dessert cake, because of the sugar, milk and white flour. This time, what’s coming out of the oven will be [...]
I’m always on the lookout for desserts that give me that post-meal sweetness I crave without overdosing on the sugar or fat. This is a fresh dessert or snack recipe that has just enough chocolate in there to satisfy your needs. The fresh mint adds an extra element of lightness that keeps your breath fresh [...]
There is no way I’ll feel compelled to go back to the white potato after today’s recipe. I’ve skinned, chopped and cooked celeriac (celery root) in butter with a dash of salt and pepper. That’s it. The great thing about celeriac is that it softens quickly – within 2-3 minutes of cooking – and develops [...]
Ever make a poached egg? It’s not the most fail proof of processes, but there are ways to make sure it always comes out okay – and the trick is in adding vinegar to the boiling water! You can toast the bread if you like, and the result is a half sandwich that oozes with [...]
When I spotted rice paper at the supermarket, I realized I had never prepared anything for this blog using this ingredient. So, I grabbed it, when home, and prepared this easy and fresh spring roll lunch. To bring some added flavor, I quickly mixed together tahini with honey and soy sauce to make for the [...]
Snickers are heavy and unapologetically so. Sure they give you a boost of energy, but not so much long after do they send you into a sugar crash. They’re packed with sugar, milk fat and other additives. The best way to eat Snickers right is to eat the homemade. Enjoy!
These are more like tiny crisps than proper chips, but they have the same munch effect and satisfy the thoughtless snacking tick without packing on the pounds. Just carrots, olive oil and salt is all it takes! Enjoy!
In this latest VegNews video contribution, I make a low-fat homemade granola. You can change up the add-ins, but I kept mine simple with dried apricots. Enjoy!