Gluten-free chocolate sweet potato biscuits

A moist and tasty biscuit or breakfast cookie made with healthy wheat-free lentil and almond-flour. The addition of sweet potato puree makes these biscuits extra tender and lightly sweet. Our chocolate sweet potato biscuits make a great guilt-free snack or breakfast cookie loaded with taste and goodness. What else does one need? We have added…

Spanakopita Recipe for Beginners | a healthy recipe big on Flavour

Spanakopita is a popular greek savoury pie of primarily spinach, herbs and feta cheese encased in sheets of phyllo dough.  This recipe has been adapted to use commercial phyllo dough that you can find at your supermarket.  It is easy, healthy and big on that Mediterranean flavour. I made this recipe for my non-greek followers…

Warm roast pumpkin quinoa & lentil salad

You don’t need to be vegetarian to enjoy this warm roast pumpkin, quinoa and lentil salad.  This colourful warm salad is perfect for those autumn days where the days are slowly becoming a little shorter, and the air a little cooler.  Enjoying salads in the cooler weather is even more important as they are loaded…

Hearty Italian Minestrone Soup

 Make this chunky and nourishing thick minestrone soup in your kitchen, for those chilly winter months when a hearty meal is needed to revive the body and mind. The Italians gave it the name ‘Minestrone’ meaning to administer ( or ministrare ).  Traditionally, the head of the household would serve the soup from a large…

Γεμιστα – Stuffed baked tomatoes and capsicum – Yemista

Yemista or gemista which means ‘stuffed’ are tomatoes, eggplants, zucchini, capsicum or even potatoes filled with a perfect proportion of rice, herbs and minced beef. Paired with your favourite seasonal vegetable the options are endless. This recipe is traditional and authentic with ingredients readily available in Australia. Greece is synonymous for dishes which feature fresh,…

Vegan Greek Biscotti ( παξιμάδια paximadakia )

Greeks have a love affair with paximadia and I am one of them. Greek Biscotti are a staple of Greek cuisine and are an everyday well-loved cookie. A small scoop of cranberries is added to the dough, delivering a major pop of colour and flavour.   Cranberries are a delicious superfruit delivering a healthy punch of…

Vegetable Casserole Stew Recipe with Potatoes, Zucchini, Eggplant and Edamame

Hearty, warming vegetable stew, perfect for those cooler nights. Warm and intoxicating tomato stew with potatoes,  zucchini, melt-in-your-mouth bites of eggplant and edamame beans.  Usually served with your favourite loaf of bread, ripped through and dunked generously into the delectable sauce. This stew traditionally consists of aubergines, zucchini, yellow potatoes, okra and beans. The vegetables…