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Chickpea smash sandwich filling
Oct21

Chickpea smash sandwich filling

If you’re a busy person and preparing lunch for work is the last thing on your mind than this quick and easy recipe is just what you need. What makes it even better is that you do not need to cook anything ! It is delicious with bread, wraps or spread over crackers. You will love it for sure plus its packed with plant protein. I also added mixed grean leaves such as baby spinach and rucola ..and of course a slice of vegan...

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DIY Cup ‘o’ Noodles
Oct17

DIY Cup ‘o’ Noodles

As someone who is currently a full-time student and works long night-shifts, I consume a lot of convenience based food. And, nothing says convenience more, than the cheap cup noodles one can buy in any store around the island. All you have to do is open one up, add hot water, leave for 3 minutes and you’re set. The following recipe is a homemade spin on the popular convenience food that is nutritionally more sound and has...

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Italian Meat-less Sub
Oct01

Italian Meat-less Sub

This hearty meat-less sub is very high in protein, and also is full of heart-healthy fats – who knew that a sub can be actually healthy! This is ultimate comfort food is very tasty, and will satisfy your tastebuds for sure! Ingredients: For the meat-less patties 125g Good Earth Flavoured Soya Flakes 1 tablespoon Good Earth ground Golden Linseed 1 tablespoon Good Earth Rapeseed Oil 2 tablespoons Good Earth Gram Flour 1 tablespoon...

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Vegan gluten-free Taco Spaghetti Squash Boat
Sep20

Vegan gluten-free Taco Spaghetti Squash Boat

In this recipe I substitute tortillas to spaghetti squash. It’s fun to experiment and create healthy satisfying dishes. First of all, lets get to know spaghetti squash: The first known record of Spaghetti Squash, goes back to 1850 so it’s 169 years ago so how didn’t I know about it before?! Vegetable spaghetti is oval shaped and is known for its unusual noodle-like texture. It has become popular around the world as a healthy, low-carb...

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Vegan Halloumi and Fruity Quinoa Summer Salad
Sep03

Vegan Halloumi and Fruity Quinoa Summer Salad

This is not your typical salad. Rest assured it will make your taste-buds dance all Summer long! Feel free to substitute the fruits according to what’s in season and if you don’t fancy quinoa, you can use any grain you like. Ingredients: 100g quinoa (I used mixed colour quinoa) 200g Green Vie Vegaloumi (Vegan Halloumi) 50g Good Earth Walnut Halves 50g Good Earth Pumpkin Seeds 1-2 nectarines or peaches 1/2 apple a handful...

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Chocolate Lover Smoothie Bowl
Aug19

Chocolate Lover Smoothie Bowl

A common misconception about eating healthy is that everything you consume, must either taste bland or taste like ‘grass’. However, this smoothie bowl will prove to everyone that health can be tasty, fun to eat and satisfying. Oh!…did I mention that there’s chocolate? During these hot summer days, this smoothie bowl is a perfect breakfast / snack option and it’s so good you’d think you’re...

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High Protein Tortilla Wraps
Aug06

High Protein Tortilla Wraps

This recipe is so easy that you’d think it’s too good to be true…but it actually is!!! These tortilla wraps are gluten free, high in protein, high in fiber and cost much less than store bought ones! Another plus, is that you actually need only one ingredient. Ingredients:  200g packet Lamb Brand – Pulses Mix – Lentils Mix 1 teaspoon sweet paprika 1/4 teaspoon turmeric pink Himalayan salt and pepper to...

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Vegan Pasta Alla Norma. Yes you can!
Aug02

Vegan Pasta Alla Norma. Yes you can!

This week I bought some vegan Greek style cheese to put in my salads. Nothing beats a fresh Greek salad ( or any other type for the matter) on a hot day. I really liked  the taste of it, it was very close to Feta, and the texture was good too. It was easy to cube or crumble it. Then while I was enjoying it, I also realised that it made a very good alternative to ricotta salata. So, of course, I thought about Pasta alla Norma. This is...

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Cookie Cannoli Cake
Jul26

Cookie Cannoli Cake

Holy Cannoli!! This recipe is to die for and no one will even realise it’s 100% vegan! We will be taking cannoli to the next level – by pairing the cannoli filling mixture with a chocolate chip cookie base!!! Ingredients: For the chocolate chip cookie base 300g Lamb Brand self-raising flour 150g light brown sugar 100g coconut oil – softened not melted (if need be, put it in the fridge for a couple of minutes to...

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Mixed veg and mango chutney pie with Acqua & Farina fresh pasta sfoglia
Jul24

Mixed veg and mango chutney pie with Acqua & Farina fresh pasta sfoglia

Here is a simple vegan pie that is easy to make and totally filling. Rich with vegetables, it is easy and quick to prepare using Acqua & Farina’s ready made fresh pasta sfoglia. Ingredients: Acqua & Farina fresh pasta sfoglia onion aubergine 3 small marrows 3 mushrooms 1 small Capsicum small tin of beans 6 cherry tomatoes 2 tables spoons quinoa 1 shredded carrot 1 spoon mango chutney 1 spoon curry powder Preparation: fry...

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Fior di Vita Greek Feta fresh salad
Jul19

Fior di Vita Greek Feta fresh salad

Summer has arrived and with a bang! Inevitably many prefer not to eat hot foods. A particular favourite are salads. Easy to make and when using the right mix of ingredients, salads can provide you with an abundance of vitamins, minerals, protein and fibre. So we set out to make a quick salad using Fior di Vita Greek feta cheese and whole bunch of fresh vegetables. Start with putting some water on the oven. Then chop some broccoli and...

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Balsamic Roasted Vegetable Fusilli
Jul08

Balsamic Roasted Vegetable Fusilli

Pasta is always a crowd pleaser. This recipe is a double win as it can be done practically with any vegetable you have in the fridge. In fact, I call this recipe the Fridge Cleanout Pasta.  This dish can be served hot, cold or at room temperature – it will be tasty regardless of the temperature (so I guess it’s a triple win then!) Side note: The vegetables used in this recipe are seasonal. Feel free to use any vegetable...

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Lasagne with aubergines and Fior di Vita Halloumi with Chilli
Jun15

Lasagne with aubergines and Fior di Vita Halloumi with Chilli

It is starting to get warm so we will soon start switching to more summery food, yet some dishes like lasagna remain a year long classic. This vegetarian recipe with aubergines and Fior di Vita Halloumi with Chilli is a treat. Easy to make, and fast to disappear! Ingredients: 1 large aubergine thinly sliced 2/3 marrows thinly sliced Lasagna pasta sheets Tomato salsa Cream rice based or soy based 1 packet of Fior di Vita ChillyHalloumi...

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Quick meals with Pasta
Jun10

Quick meals with Pasta

As much as I love cooking, as the weather starts getting warmer, I try to avoid spending a long time in the kitchen. I am always trying to come up with quick, yet nutritious meals. Pasta happens to be the whole family’s favourite food, so it is always my go to ingredient when I need to cook a meal that does not take long to prepare. There are endless ways of serving pasta.  I just make sure to include lots of vegetables too, to...

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Lemon Blueberry Yoghurt Blender Cake
May31

Lemon Blueberry Yoghurt Blender Cake

When life gives you lemons… throw them in a blender and bake cake! This is a super easy recipe where you chuck all the wet ingredients in a blender and save the hassle of juicing lemons and grating zests! Ingredients: For the cake 2 cups Good Earth Spelt Flour 20g stevia (for a sugar free option) or 1 cup granulated sugar 1 1/2 teaspoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon baking soda 3/4 teaspoon pink himalayan salt 3/4 cup Alpro Almond...

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