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Smoked Salmon Rice Salad with Arugula and Cherry Tomatoes

This elegant smoked salmon rice salad with arugula and cherry tomatoes will impress your guests and satisfy their craving for fresh summer fare. ‘Forbidden’ black rice is combined with salty smoked salmon, bitter arugula, and sweet cherry tomatoes and tossed in a light vinaigrette made with olive oil and lemon juice. Prepare this unique palate-pleaser …

Roasted Tomato Fettuccine

Make your fresh garden tomatoes the star of your next family lunch or dinner party meal with this roasted tomato fettuccine recipe. All you need are 5 simple and fresh ingredients; olive oil, Roma tomatoes, garlic, basil, and Parmesan cheese to prepare this rustic summer pasta dish. The one and only time I will devour …

Salmon Quinoa Salad with Lemon Caper Vinaigrette

This light and refreshing salmon quinoa salad with lemon caper vinaigrette is packed with protein and heart-healthy superfoods that will leave you feeling satisfied and wanting more! Summers in Sardinia are hot, and consequently the oven rarely gets turned on. Fresh salads are an integral part to summer fare, but since they are prepared so …

Superfood Green Protein Smoothie

A refreshing smoothie always hits the spot on a hot summer’s day. A superfood green protein smoothie is even better. This refreshing, protein-packed drink is made with delicious and nutritious plant-based ingredients, including hemp hearts, turmeric, avocado, and spinach. After a strenuous yoga flow, a refreshing treat like this delicious smoothie is much needed! Today’s …

Italian Eggs and Peppers

Italian eggs and peppers is a classic, rustic dish that can be served for brunch or lunch with a fresh piece of crusty Italian bread. This healthy 3-ingredient meal is so effortless to prepare and is the kind of no-stress meal that should be on everyone’s recipe repertoire. One of my favorite memories is of my nonna …

6 Creative Ways to Garnish Apples

Sometimes, the simplest snacks are the ones that get rave reviews. One of my kid’s favourite snacks is fresh fruit, especially apples. Their sweet, subtle flavour lends well to so many flavour additions, like hemp hearts, nut butter, and chocolate. Love apples? Get inspired with these 6 creative ways to garnish apples. My kids always …

Roasted Cauliflower Quinoa Bowl

This wholesome, vegan roasted cauliflower quinoa bowl is the perfect one-bowl meal, made with protein-rich quinoa and a fresh and tangy avocado lime dressing. It’s light and fresh, yet surprisingly filling. A delicious vegan meal that non-vegans can enjoy as a main or a side dish. I have a confession to make. I’m obsessed with cauliflower. …

Hemp Heart Protein Balls

With only 6 ingredients, this wholesome recipe for vegan hemp heart protein balls is so easy to prepare. And to make it even better, there’s no baking required! The combination of crunchy hemp hearts, chewy oats, natural sweetener, vegan protein powder and earthy spices makes these raw snacks not only healthy, but also rich in flavour and …

Cinnamon Flax Pancakes

These healthy cinnamon flax pancakes are the fluffiest pancakes you’ll ever make! Mostly plant-based, these pancakes are wholesome, packed with heart-healthy omega 3’s, and a generous dose of earthy cinnamon. Sunday mornings are reserved for pancakes. On that note, we’ve been so busy lately that I’ve been resorting to cereal, even on Sunday mornings when …