Coffee Date Cake with Espresso Icing

 A deliciously moist cake with espresso-soaked dates, scattered walnuts and a silky espresso glaze. For the coffee addition, I like to use freshly brewed espresso coffee from the coffee machine.  You can get away with using instant coffee in the cake itself, but you will certainly appreciate using freshly brewed coffee in the glaze.  This…

Gluten-free chocolate sweet potato biscuits

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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…

Healthy Pancake Recipe

Waking up to the best ever healthy pancakes that are fluffy, easy to make, contain no artificial ingredients or processed flours and are cooked to a summer’s golden colour has to be one of the most wonderful way to start your day.   Making these pancakes are quite easy as I add all my ingredients…

Vegan Black-eyed Bean (pea) and Spinach Salad (mavromatika) μαυροματικα με σπανακι

Vegetarian

Black-eyed beans are wonderful as a soup and in this post, you will discover after trying this recipe it can be equally enjoyable as a cool bean salad. This salad features black-eyed beans ( peas) a vegan’s delight, it is protein-packed without the meat and you will be glad to know an authentic Mediterranean diet…

Double Chocolate and Pistachio Brownies

This recipe has to be the quickest and easiest chocolate brownie recipe to make.  If your not confident in the kitchen but would love to make your own fudgy, gooey and delicious brownies this recipe has to be the one.  All you need to do is throw most of your ingredients into a saucepan, watch…

Traditional Greek Salad Recipe ( Horiatiki, χωριατικι σαλατα )

Many debate about what goes into a Traditional Greek salad in order to reproduce that insanely robust and fresh flavour. What should be agreed upon is that a Greek salad is meant to be uncomplicated and fresh – and by fresh: the tomatoes should be sun-ripened on the vine not rose coloured but vivid deep…

Spelt Spiral Pasta with Basil, Ricotta, Mushrooms and Sundried Tomatoes

The nutritious mildly nutty flavour of Spelt Pasta is delicious served with this sauce of ricotta, mushrooms and tangy semi-dried tomatoes. Mushrooms and sun-dried tomatoes go exceptionally well together. Soft Italian cheeses like ricotta make a great sauce base when mixed with lemon, greens and herbs. The mellow flavour combinations go exceptionally well with the…

Healthy Salt & Pepper Prawn and Calamari Seafood Salad ( Shrimp and Squid )

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Whip up this salt and pepper squid and prawn seafood salad – an Australian favourite at your next lunch or barbeque.  This healthy seafood salad is perfect for entertaining your guests in the summer months. Refreshing, with loads of flavour and healthy, this lightly marinated prawns and calamari can be cooked on a barbeque or…

Moist Chocolate Swirl Marble Cake

Learn a foolproof method of achieving glorious deep dark chocolate swirls when making this deliciously soft and moist marble cake. Many recipes call for rich dark chocolate and white chocolate as ingredients to marble cake. Totally unnecessary as you will discover after making this cake. Here, the right quantity of pure cocoa is mixed into…

Γεμιστα – Stuffed baked tomatoes and capsicum – Yemista

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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,…

Soft, Chewy & Moorish Gluten-free Coconut and Oat Biscuits

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So good for you & guilt free they are ideal as an up-and-go breakfast cookie or a tasty clean snack.  Soft, chewy and Moorish they resemble Anzac biscuits but without the syrup, sugar and butter.     You may also like the wholegrain and rich in flavour Healthy Spelt and Oat Coconut Cookies.    …