Beyond burger with vegan hollandaise sauce
Jul13

Beyond burger with vegan hollandaise sauce

Are you tired of making vegetables at your BBQ party with friends? This will change your life! When I first tried Beyond Burger I was amazed with it’s juicy and meaty taste. Even during the preparation, the smell completely reminded me of the times when I used to eat meat. The Beyond Burger patty has 20g of plant-based protein and has no GMOs, soy, or gluten, so it’s suitable for people with gluten allergy. Just use GF...

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Easy vegan cinnamon rolls
Jul07

Easy vegan cinnamon rolls

Cinnamon rooooolls <3  This recipe is so easy and delicious. Vegan I might add. My mom, sister and myself can eat the whole lot in one go 😀 It is not so difficult because it makes only 8 small rolls. You can easily eat them all straight out of the oven. And what is more, cinnamon is loaded with antioxidants, has anti-inflammatory properties and lowers blood sugar! Try making this healthy dessert, you will not regret it 😉...

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No-Churn Kinder Finger Ice Cream
Jul03

No-Churn Kinder Finger Ice Cream

Summer is upon us and with that so is ice cream season. Though, truth be told, ice cream season is all year round 24/7. This easy 4 ingredient ice cream takes only 10 mins to make and requires minimal equipment. Ingredients you will need: 1 can of Condensed Milk 500ml Double Cream ( I used the Elmmlea brand but any brand will do) 16-pack of Kinder Finger Chocolates (10 to melt, 6 to chop into the ice cream) 1 tsp of Vanilla essence...

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Vegan strawberry lemon scones with chia jam
Jun24

Vegan strawberry lemon scones with chia jam

Hands up how many of you love scones! Still warm, topped with some melting butter and jam….yum. This English delight is an irresistible item for me, which was a bit of a challenge when I used to work in a cafe 😀 This recipe is vegan although you would never guess it because it totally tastes like a regular bakery scone. Top it with healthy strawberry jam which takes not more than 10 minutes to make and you have yourself a...

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Potato Pancake: The Perfect Father’s Day Brunch Food
Jun17

Potato Pancake: The Perfect Father’s Day Brunch Food

If you know me, you know that my love for potatoes is infinite. Mash ’em, fry ’em, boil them, bake them etc you can eat potatoes in any way and they’re perfect. With Father’s Day around the corner (21st June for those of you that forgot 😉), this is the perfect way to surprise your Dad with an at-home brunch. The below ingredients would make for either 2 small-to-medium pancakes or one big pancake: 1 potato...

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Healthy oatmeal chocolate cereal
Jun10

Healthy oatmeal chocolate cereal

I will never buy cereal in the shop anymore…unless I am really lazy to make this one myself 😀 Still, it is never going to taste like this, which you make with love and put the effort in. It is healthy, heavenly tasty and vegan. No flour, no refined sugar and no unnecessary additives. Just the good stuff. When I make this cereal, it never last long because I can eat it alone with coffee or just like that by itself. You must...

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Vegan birthday cake blondies
Jun05

Vegan birthday cake blondies

With my birthday coming up soon, I wanted to make something a bit more festive. Perhaps to inspire you too, if you have someone who is about to become a year older yet again. My presents to other people for birthday always involve cake – truth be told, the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach <3 That is why I prepared this easy vegan birthday cake recipe 🙂 Ingredients: 1 flax egg (1tbsp flax meal and 3tbsp water)...

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Vegan peanut butter banana cake
May29

Vegan peanut butter banana cake

Any peanut butter lovers here?? This cake will satisfy your taste buds as soon as you take the first bite. Healthy, moist and sooo easy to make! Ever since I bought 1kg of peanut butter I use it almost in everything (no shame). It is a balanced energy source and supplies all of the three macronutrients – fats, carbs and protein. The best thing about it is that you can use it in so many ways! Sweet, savory, doesn’t matter....

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Easy Peasy Pizza Rolls
May20

Easy Peasy Pizza Rolls

Who doesn’t love a good slice of pizza? What if I tell you that now we can enjoy a good roll of pizza? Yep, we’re going to make pizza rolls today. This recipe can be enjoyed as lunch or dinner or even as a snack. Moreover, you can customise the rolls with whatever you please. For this time, I used a variety of vegetables I grilled a couple of days before. You can also add any cheese you prefer, if using. Ingredients:  A...

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Home made oil-free chocolate granola
May13

Home made oil-free chocolate granola

Store-bought granola and muesli are often packed with processed sugar and saturated fat. Using a lot of ingredients, additives and preservatives makes it not very healthy, even though lot of us think otherwise. If you are not used to reading nutritional labels, take a minute and check the ingredients in your ‘healthy’ cereal… Not happy? Don’t worry! Home made granola is here to save the day. Using only few...

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Red lentil curry with boiled potatoes and egg
May04

Red lentil curry with boiled potatoes and egg

Lentils are often overlooked, even though they’re made up of over 25% protein, which makes them an excellent meat alternative. They’re also a great source of iron, a mineral that is sometimes lacking in vegetarian diets. I love to make them because they don’t take ages to cook (unlike other dry legumes) so they are a great choice for quick veggie lunch/dinner. Today I prepared a simple red lentil curry recipe which will all...

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Stir-Fried Noodles with Aubergines and Basil
Apr27

Stir-Fried Noodles with Aubergines and Basil

Another quick dinner featuring aubergines. Instead of the usual dishes I opted for this quick and tasty Asian dinner which can be very versatile. For instance, you can add or substitute mushrooms or zucchini for aubergines. Ingredients:  2 tablespoons soy sauce or tamari 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil 1 teaspoon light-brown sugar 4 teaspoons vegetable oil Aubergine, cubed Spring onions, white and green parts separated and thinly...

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Vegetable Crustless Quiche
Apr23

Vegetable Crustless Quiche

This vegetable crustless quiche is so creamy and tasty. It makes a considerable amount of veggies flavourful and enjoyable to eat. In this recipe I made sure to use some fresh broad beans as it will soon be at the end of season. You can swap out Swiss chard for spinach or kale. It can be done dairy free if opting out the feta and the vegetarian cheddar. Tip: The top part of leeks and the Swiss chard’s stalk can be saved for...

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Simple Breakfast Porridge
Apr21

Simple Breakfast Porridge

I’ve always loved oats, but since I came to Malta making porridge became a part of my daily routine. It’s very simple and quick, rich in fibre, worth walking up those 5 minutes earlier! There is so many ways to make it that you can’t get bored of it…although I do occasionally enjoy brunch at some good restaurant as well 🤭 Here is the most basic recipe, healthy, tasty and great to kick-start your day (plus...

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Seasonal Fava Bean and Mushroom Pasta
Apr16

Seasonal Fava Bean and Mushroom Pasta

April is known for its fava bean (ful) season. Such a vibrant and nutritious legume, can be used for several dishes like kusksu, or maybe eaten fresh alongside some traditional crusty Maltese sourdough with tomato paste (heaven). This time, I used fava beans for a very tasty pasta dish. The only laborious part of this recipe is to peel the fava beans both from its pod and thicker outer layer. Trust me, don’t skip this step...

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