Dutch Carrot and Beetroot Salad with Roasted Brussel Sprouts


An easy beetroot and spinach salad recipe is so simple and a tasty way to enjoy those autumn flavours. A mixture of blistered brussel sprouts, dutch carrots, beets, english spinach and lentils, they make a nutrient-dense and filling salad that works so well as part of a healthy dinner. This recipe can be enjoyed for…

Tuna and Quinoa Salad


Tuna and tri-colour quinoa salad is packed with protein, fresh green goodness and flavour. It is high in fibre, magnesium, b vitamins, iron potassium, calcium and various antioxidants. super easy to eat and above all makes a perfect healthy dinner recipe. There is an abundance of health benefits in the humble mushroom such as high…

Black-eyed Bean and Spinach Salad ( mavromatika )


Black-eyed peas are wonderful as a soup but you may discover after trying this recipe equally enjoyable as a cool bean salad. This black eyed bean recipe is a vegans delight as it falls in the legume family but  it also makes a healthy Mediterranean diet friendly meal during the summer. I use dried black-eyed…

Baked Chickpeas with Egyptian Style Dukkah


Baked chickpeas with Dukkah seasoning add that extra pizzaz to your meal.  Ideal sprinkled over zucchini, quinoa, couscous or even a dip. A wonderful vegetarian base this recipe is super versatile.  It’s up to you how creative you would like to be. Dukkah is an egyptian condiment consisting of a mixture of herbs, nuts and…

Red Cabbage and Fresh Herb Salad with Cider Vinegar and Yoghurt Dressing


If your looking for a different kind of salad that is both tangy, crunchy, delicious and with a high nutrient count this Red Cabbage and fresh herb Salad with Cider Vinegar and Yoghurt Dressing provides anti-inflammatory benefits, will boost your immune system and help to give you a natural glow. This little salad is the…

Immune Boosting Mediterranean Herb, Beetroot & Quinoa Salad


Summery salads are not only useful for summer but also have their place during winter. The high nutrient herbs in this salad provide anti-inflammatory benefits and will boost your immune system during the time of year when we are all susceptible to our immune systems being compromised.  What is wonderful though, is that this salad…

Black-eyed Bean, Spinach and Haloumi Salad


This vibrant salad features black eyed beans which are a protein rich creamy textured white legume, high in iron, folate and B vitamins. Black eyed beans are soft yet firm and flavoursome without having to try too hard and are also distinctively marked with a dark dot like mark. They beans are allowed to marinade…

Casarecce Pasta tossed in Olives, Sun-dried Tomatoes and Mushrooms


This is a simple Mediterranean pasta dish with both Italian and Greek flavours. Made with kalamata olives, Sun-dried Tomatoes and garlic, it is super easy and bursting with flavours. If your in Australia, Barilla Cassarece Pasta as used for this recipe.So versatile, you can use other mediterranean inspired flavours. If you are going to substitute…