Chia seeds and muesli Kolios Greek yoghurt mix
Aug17

Chia seeds and muesli Kolios Greek yoghurt mix

At a loss what do prepare for breakfast? Here’s a simple idea that you can do in a jiffy. Try having a Chia seeds and muesli Greek yoghurt mix.  Fill half a cup with your favourite muesli. Then open a tub of Kolios 0% fat Greek yogurt and mix the two. Add two table spoons of Chia seeds and mix again. This mix gives you a combo of protein and fibre.  Chia seeds are rich in protein (16 g of protein per 100 g), fibre, manganese,...

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Cheese Aubergine with Schardinger Baronesse
Jul23

Cheese Aubergine with Schardinger Baronesse

Veggy Malta looks at a simple recipe you can make at home or even when out on a BBQ. It can be served as a starter or as the main meal. If you want to make a main meal out of this Cheese Aubergine dish you should add a mixed salad with it. It really is a simple recipe based with aubergines taking the centre stage. There are two versions of the same recipe (slightly modified) that you can use either on the BBQ or at home in the oven....

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Apple & Fior di Vita Cheddar slices with Jalapeño or honey
Jul13

Apple & Fior di Vita Cheddar slices with Jalapeño or honey

Veggy Malta tries out a typical American pairing; apples and cheddar. It’s not the thing you would normally find locally, (unless locally would be in Vermont USA). Yet these two pair off very well. In fact you can find many recipe ideas with apples and cheddar. Some melt the cheese on apple slices, or even make a sandwich with both inside. You can also find the two used together in toast, tortillas and salads. Veggy Malta has...

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Detox water drinks you can easily make at home
Jun29

Detox water drinks you can easily make at home

Veggy Malta looks at Detox water drinks you can easily make at home that can help your body. In most cases you can easily create a number of detox drinks from what you already have available at home. On a daily basis our bodies are exposed to environmental pollutants, pesticides, stress and anxiety, foul air, preservatives and so many more negative influencers. We are breathing, eating, drinking and making contact with these toxins...

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Spinach, Fior di Vita Greek goat cheese and pine nut salad
Jun25

Spinach, Fior di Vita Greek goat cheese and pine nut salad

Veggy Malta tries out a fresh and easy to make salad that even Popeye would love. It contains spinach, onions, Fior di Vita Greek goat cheese, pine nuts, sesame seeds and poppy seeds. The spinach in the salad provides the bulk, but spinach is also known for its high iron content and as an excellent source of vitamin K, vitamin A, vitamin C and folate as well as being a good source of manganese, magnesium, iron and vitamin B2. The...

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Carrot, cucumber, cherry tomatoes, onion, Green Giant organic sweetcorn, green beans, rice and hummus Buddha bowl
Jun22

Carrot, cucumber, cherry tomatoes, onion, Green Giant organic sweetcorn, green beans, rice and hummus Buddha bowl

Veggy Malta made a carrot, cucumber, cherry tomatoes, onion, Green Giant organic sweetcorn, rice and hummus Buddha bowl. It’s easy to make and very nutritious. It’s also a very colourful plate which shows that you are taking in a balance of different nutritious vegetables.  The plate contains protein, carbohydrates, fibre and a mix of vitamins and minerals resulting from the various vegetables used. Cooking instructions...

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Strawberry & Chocolate Frozen Delamere plain goats yogurt Bark
Jun13

Strawberry & Chocolate Frozen Delamere plain goats yogurt Bark

Summer is starting and so Veggy Malta is suggesting creative healthy foods that kids and adults can all enjoy. Using Delamere’s plain goats yogurt, you can make strawberry & chocolate frozen bark in around 3 or 4 hours. This can be a healthy and nutritious and refreshing snack. Furthermore it is very easy to prepare. You can change the fruit, or add other fruit to create new tastes and flavours. The main ingredient of this...

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Three tasty milkshakes with no milk inside
Jun08

Three tasty milkshakes with no milk inside

Veggy Malta made some milkshakes with no (dairy) milk, using Valsoia’s ice creams and rice milk. These milkshakes are ideal for whoever wants a lactose free, gluten free milkshake or does not want to drink dairy. Yet still they have the full freshness of a cold milkshake bumped up with fresh fruits. Bianco variegato Amarena ice cream milkshake The first milkshake was done using Valsoia’s Gelato Bianco variegato Amarena....

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Making sesame seeds and multi-seeds protein bars
Jun01

Making sesame seeds and multi-seeds protein bars

If there is one good source of protein it’s seeds. Seeds like sesame seeds, chia seeds, poppy seeds, pumpkin seeds and sunflower seeds are all good sources of protein.  So we tried making sesame seed and multi-seeds protein bars. Each of the seeds I mentioned has a number of properties to add on the basic aspect of being a good source of protein. Interestingly sesame seeds rank highest in cholesterol-lowering phytosterols of...

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Tully’s tastiest vegan lasagna recipe ever!
Apr03

Tully’s tastiest vegan lasagna recipe ever!

Veggy Malta is proud to be twinning with Tully Zander a vegan blogger who has a website called Vegans First. I will be linking to her awesome posts and recipes. Tully has the tastiest vegan lasagna recipe ever! If you don’t believe it, you need to try it out and then judge. It’s dairy-free, guilt-free, low-fat, gluten free and tastes as great as Nanna’s lasagna.  The important thing though is that it is healthy and...

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Raw citrus ginger and turmeric shots – totally good
Mar08

Raw citrus ginger and turmeric shots – totally good

How about some daily detox with some raw citrus ginger and turmeric shots. This certainly isn’t a revolutionary drink but one that has many benefits. You can prepare a large jug, store it and consume a shot/glass a day. This tea mixes the health benefits of ginger, turmeric and also citrus. This is an evolution from my fresh ginger tea. The raw citrus ginger and turmeric tea is obviously vegan. Some benefits: Ginger and turmeric...

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How to make fresh ginger tea (two recipes) a healthy tea for all the year
Feb12

How to make fresh ginger tea (two recipes) a healthy tea for all the year

Many of us know that ginger has a lot of beneficial properties. I will not delve into this as I actually made a post on 10 health benefits of ginger – just as Confucius would have recommended. I want to follow up on this by showing how easy it is to make fresh ginger tea and therefore drink it every day. It will help detox and cleanse your body apart from strengthening your immunity system. What is the trick in making good and...

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Easy to make (a winter) Vegan tofu feta couscous pie
Jan31

Easy to make (a winter) Vegan tofu feta couscous pie

This week Veggy Malta shares another warm winter recipe. This time it is a vegan tofu feat couscous pie. This dish has been created vegan and dairy free, yet vegetarians can easily substitute the products if they wish. Making the pie crust Mix all the dry ingredients in a large bowl. Add soy (or almond) milk, olive oil and margarine and blend properly. Start adding a bit of cold water and slowly add water as needed. Form the dough...

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Quiche Lorraine Romanesque – a warm winter meal
Jan22

Quiche Lorraine Romanesque – a warm winter meal

In the cold winter months, something nice and warm is always welcome. This week I am sharing a recipe of how to make a Quiche Lorraine Romanesque. Especially since Romanesque cauliflower is becoming more and more popular. This recipe contains some ingredient variations depending if you want a vegetarian Quiche Lorraine or a vegan Quiche Lorraine. Making the crust Mix all the dry ingredients in a large bowl. Add the soy milk, the oil...

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Cheese balls – a simple vegetarian treat to make when having guests
Jan15

Cheese balls – a simple vegetarian treat to make when having guests

If you have guest coming and want to create something quick that everybody will like, try making cheese balls. The good thing is that you can make a few extra and freeze them. Also fell free to be creative and create you own add-ons to the base mixture. The first step is to make the base ingredient for the cheese ball. Place the butter, cream cheese, lemon juice, lemon zest, (vegan) Worcestershire sauce or HP sauce, hot chilli sauce,...

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