Tag Archives: gluten-free

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 …

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 …

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 …

Chocolate Chip Espresso Walnut Cookies

These chocolate chip espresso walnut cookies are made with top quality espresso, plus wholesome ingredients like fiber-rich oats, walnut flour, and plant-based milk. Give yourself a boost of energy with this super healthy and decadent snack. I’m a coffee snob. I’ll admit it. But I have a defence – I lived in Italy for four …

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 …

Easy Banana Sushi

If you have some ripe bananas, a few spreads of nut butter, and any nut or seed that will render a crunchy coating, you can make these super healthy easy banana sushi. The combination of fresh fruit, creamy Nutella, and crunchy hemp hearts is a winner! Let me preface this post by saying that I …