Crunchy Filo Samosa

Crunchy Wrap

This simple recipe is a great way of using leftover potatoes or any other excess vegetables you have available. Inspired by Indian samosas this lighter, baked version is full of Indian flavours and thanks to use of filo pastry deliciously crunchy. Perfect idea for quick lunch that the whole family will enjoy or a party snack.

Spices such as cumin and coriander are full of antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties. Calcium rich chili busts your immunity and aids digestive health. It’s really worth spicing up your life!

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Aromatic Detox Bowl

Detox Bowl

It is particularly satisfying when out of very humble ingredients comes out a delicious dish that the whole family enjoys. It might not be the prettiest of dishes but this super quick and easy one pot feast is the perfect midweek family meal. Split Peas are great source of iron, magnesium and potassium. Red lentils provide additional thiamine and vitamin B6. Kale is a powerhouse of Vitamins A, B and C while turmeric adds antioxidants and anti-inflammatory properties. Continue reading “Aromatic Detox Bowl”

Most Delicious Falafel

Falafel and salad

I still remember this bursting with flavours, most amazing Falafel I have ever tastes while on paragliding holidays in Granada, Spain. Warm pita bread filled with mixture of fresh crunchy veg, salad and the perfect Falafel. Simply delicious! Ever since then I have been trying to re-create this taste in my homemade Falafel. Crunchy on the outside, soft and full of flavour on the inside. A bit crumbly, but only once you quash it. You have to try this recipe I developed, improved and tested many times! Still, can’t get enough of them!

Falafel is made of mixture of chickpeas, spices and herbs. Satisfying, nutritious, delicious. Chickpeas provide you with good source of protein and fiber and well as iron, calcium, potassium and vitamin B6.

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Matcha Coconut Balls

Matcha Balls

Matcha tea originates from East Asia and has been around for centuries. Now somewhat trendy around the rest of the world, for very good reasons indeed! This concentrated form of green tea with distinct umami flavour comes with great health benefits. 137 times more antioxidants than regular cup of green tea and a good source of vitamin C, selenium, chromium, zinc and magnesium. It helps improve your metabolism, calms mind and relaxes the body.

Almonds are great source of healthy fats, fibre, protein, magnesium plus vitamin E. It’s long list of benefits for such a small little treat and they are soooo easy to make!

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Homemade Oat Milk

Oat Milk

Shop bought oat milk can be quite pricey and comes with few more added ingredients than you bargained for. While this non dairy drink should only contain oats and water most oat drinks available in the shop contain sugar, stabilizers for even texture, preservatives for longer shelve life, oil, thickeners and emulsifiers for more creamy consistency.

To enjoy healthy dairy alternative keep it virgin by making it yourself! It’s super easy, it will save you a small fortune and takes less than 5min to make.
This milk alternative can be used for your morning bowl of cereal and delicious smoothies, can be added to your favorite hot drink or used for baking. Oats provide the additional fiber that we all need as well as iron and vitamin B6. Continue reading “Homemade Oat Milk”

Dairy free aubergine lasagna

Lasagne

Who doesn’t like lasagna?! It’s the ultimate comfort food that most of us loves. This healthy aubergine, dairy free version is to die for and I promise you, you will not be missing meat! I must admit that my relationship with aubergine was rather…bumpy. For a long time I was not exactly a fan of this shiny purple beauty. This recipe it the perfect one as the aubergine “dissolves” into sauce and adds rich flavour to it as well as vitamins B1, B6, potassium, copper and magnesium.

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Crunchy Cauliflower Steaks with Katsu Curry

Katsu Curry cauliflower

One of my favorites when it comes the comfort food. This dish is inspired by the statement of Japanese cousin, Chicken Katsu. Here a cauliflower steaks are providing crispiness and making  this dish very substantial. The sauce is spicy, fragrant, warming complement to the panko caulie… Great dish all family can enjoy! Cauliflower is very affordable, versatile, low calorie super veg. Great source of potassium and Vitamin C. Continue reading “Crunchy Cauliflower Steaks with Katsu Curry”

Carrot and Oat No Bake Bites

Carrot Bites

Sweet, soft and very satisfying. With no added sugar those yummy no bake bites are the perfect treat without the guilt!

Packed with fiber, protein, Magnesium, Calcium and vitamins A & E they are good enough to even eat for breakfast! (Can’t even tell you what a popular mum this made me in my household! Ha Ha! )

In our house my 8 year old son Leon is in charge of making those. (He also takes great control over eating them!) It makes me so happy to see my boy getting involved in the kitchen, really enjoying the process, building confidence and consciousness about his food. Self- satisfaction and sense of achievement is the building block of confidence. Continue reading “Carrot and Oat No Bake Bites”