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Greek Chickpea Arugula Salad

Hearty, protein-rich chickpeas combined with the rich, peppery flavour of arugula, tangy feta, sweet cherry tomatoes, and dressed with a tangy lemon-dill vinaigrette. This light and healthy Greek Chickpea Arugula Salad is the perfect transition recipe from winter to spring! For so many of us, winter has been far too long and cold this year – …

Mediterranean Calamari Risotto

This easy and quick Mediterranean calamari risotto is perfect for today’s busy cook! Packed with traditional Mediterranean flavours like cherry tomatoes, black olives, fresh parsley, extra virgin olive oil, and of course fresh calamari. This unconventional seafood risotto is just as delicious as traditionally prepared risotto, except for the fact that it is quicker and …

Baked Eggplant Melts

These Mediterranean-inspired baked eggplants melts are easy to prepare and can be served as a side dish or a vegetarian main. Think of this recipe as a deconstructed, healthier version of eggplant Parmesan. You get all the delicious flavors of eggplant Parmesan with a lot less fat and calories, and it’s much less time-consuming to …

Mediterranean Potatoes in Tomato Sauce

Mediterranean potatoes in tomato sauce is a classic dish and an ideal accompaniment to  almost any meat or seafood entree. Nutrient-dense potatoes smothered in a rich tomato sauce full of earthy flavours like capers, oregano, and paprika, makes for a healthy and cheap vegan dish, one that the entire family can enjoy. Potatoes in tomato …

Potato Saffron Frittata

Breakfast, lunch, or dinner, frittatas are always the answer to a quick and healthy meal option, and this healthy potato saffron frittata is no exception. There are few foods that you can eat any time of the day, frittata being one of them. They’re so easy to throw together – essentially all you need are …

Healthy Greek Quinoa Salad

Get all the flavours of a traditional Greek salad with the addition of a protein-packed gluten-free grain in this healthy Greek quinoa salad. If you’ve been following this Blog for a while the you’ll know about my love affair with quinoa. One taste of this wholesome gluten-free grain was all it took to fall head …

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 …