Dessert

Salted Caramel Truffles

CHOCOLATE! My favourite word when it comes to dessert. These Healthy Chocolate and Salted Caramel Truffles are simply the BEST! If you’re like me and pretty much always have chocolate on your mind, these are perfect! Creamy, sweet, and soft with an oozing delicious caramel centre, coated with a thick layer of decadent chocolate-date mix, […]

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Mains

Asian Sesame Asparagus

Asparagus is really one of the best vegetables around, especially when it’s steamed or roasted. This side dish only takes a quick 10 minutes to throw together and it’s wonderful. The asparagus is tossed with a tiny bit of sesame oil mixed with dried garlic powder and himalayan salt. Then to finish it off, toasted […]

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Split Chickpea Stew

Being such a huge lover of chickpeas, this recipe comes with no surprise. I was inspired by the many ancient dishes my mum still makes today; a dish consumed by thousands all over the middle east. Another more common name for this dish is “Keema”, originally made with meat and split chickpeas served on a […]

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Pad Thai Edamame Noodles

My newest favourite food is Organic Edamame Spaghetti. It is made with only edamame (green soybeans) and water. No weird stuff added that I can’t pronounce, which is always handy. I must say that I do have a stronger love for these than the black bean spaghetti; they have a much more of a starchy-rice-noodle consistency and […]

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Middle Eastern Salad

This is my go-to salad to serve alongside any Middle Eastern dish, such as lentil soup, curries and stews, or even just on its own. If you’re lazy to go out and dine at your favourite lebanese or syrian restaurant, this salad with a few of your other favourite dishes will not disappoint you. I will be […]

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Spring Salmon Roast

Getting my hands on wild caught Salmon is quite rare because it can’t be conveniently bought as opposed to farmed, which is more widely available. I go for wild because it’s more nutritious; it has half the amount of saturated fat, contains more calcium, Iron and zinc, and less salt. So when I do lay […]

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Breakfast

Za’atar Manouche (gluten-free)

Breakfast is the best meal of the day for me because you can get away with eating almost anything from savoury to sweet and no one can ask you not to. I like to mix up what I have every morning and keep my options limitless. Lebanese cuisine has to be one of my top […]

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Breakfast, Mains, Snacks

Quinoa Bread Loaf

I’m a big fan of challenges in the kitchen because I find that they keep me motivated to eat healthily, and come up with new ideas. This morning I was craving avocado on toast but was ran out of the rye bread I normally would have, so I decided to create my own healthy bread loaf. It’s […]

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Red Sauce Fusilli

This dish is going to be your all time, go to comfort dish. Eliminate that white pasta and swap it in for this more nutritious and delicious buckwheat pasta. The buckwheat pasta cooks very quickly, making this dish ready in just a few minutes! I have teamed it with the classic green peas, some chopped mushrooms and […]

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Quinoa Dolma

Dolma is essentially just Vine leaves stuffed with so much goodness from the greens to the grains. It has to be one of my ultimate comfort foods ever since I was younger and when cooking it, it will leave your kitchen smelling incredibly delicious! Many say that Dolma is a difficult dish to master and […]

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