Do you know the true secret to creamy hummus-like dips? White beans!
The taste of white beans is a bit more subtle than chickpeas, but their texture provide the creamiest of all dips.Read More
This vegetarian lasagne is actually closer to the Italian parmigiana di melanzane, as the pasta sheets are replaced by sliced and oven-baked eggplants.
Whatever you like to call it, we love this recipe on meatless days. The eggplant, ricotta, tomato sauce, and parmesan pair deliciously well in this easy and healthy dish made with 5 ingredients only.Read More
I love kale for its vibrant color, super nutrients, and amazing health benefits.
But I must admit I’m not a big fan of plain kale, nor are my kids.
But when kale is in season I like to incorporate it as often as possible into stews, soups, and smoothies… or these delicious quinoa burgers.Read More
Homemade hummus is the best. No doubt about that.
Although I agree some store-bought brands taste great and are divinely smooth.
But one glimpse at the label says a lot: highly refined vegetables oils, preservatives, colorants, tons of salt, and sometimes even sugar (bah).Read More
This zucchini bites recipe offers a great way to get little picky eaters over the fence.
They’re crisp on the outside and tender, almost creamy on the inside thanks to the cheese and egg. The garlic powder, dill, and spring onions add some extra taste and nutrients.Read More
Quiche is a busy mom’s friend. It’s cheap, quick and easy, can be made with leftover veggies, and most kids love it. However, I stopped making quiche when I became more health-conscious.
Why? …Read More
My kids are fond of this cold soup, and I’m even fonder of watching them gobble down seven raw veggies with a red mustached smile on their face.
Compared to the original gazpacho recipe this one is made with a few extra veggies, fresh orange, and a handful of soaked cashews for extra proteins and healthy fats.Read More
You probably know nori from sushi. But have you ever tried plain nori in the shape of a crispy treat?
Seaweed is classified amongst the healthiest foods on earth, offering the broadest range of minerals of any food.Read More
Homemade cheese cookies are a great low-carb snack. Made with Gouda cheese and almond meal, they’re bursting with protein and fiber, and are very satiating. They’re also easy and fun to make with kids and require just 4 simple ingredients to blend in a food processor.Read More
More recently I discovered a new way to pack quinoa into a delicious little treat that can be eaten for lunch (ideal for school lunch boxes!), meatless dinners, or as a quick and satisfying snack.
Meet the “spinach & cheese quinoa cups”. Or commonly referred to as “those green quinoa thingies” in our family.Read More
I must confess my children aren’t exactly cheering when I put this dish on our dinner table. But it’s so easy to make, especially when I have a container of cooked quinoa ready in my fridge (food prepping is the best!), and in the end they do eat it without too much protest.Read More