Stuffed bell peppers
Nov06

Stuffed bell peppers

These are my mum’s golden oldies. I just substituted the meat and cheese  part and they are  just as divine as I remember 🍴 Ingredients 6 good looking green peppers. 1 large onion 1 large carrot 1 large beef tomato 1 cup of frozen green beans 1 packet Linda McCartney shredded duck (jack fruit) 3 tablespoons Green Vie Parveggio Salt and pepper to taste Method Firstly boil a big pot of water.  Meanwhile remove the caps from the green...

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Back To The Kitchen. Split Pea Soup.
Oct28

Back To The Kitchen. Split Pea Soup.

Now that the weather is getting cooler, it’s time for some serious home cooked meals again. I have said this before, I love soups and cooking a nice big pot of the stuff makes the end of summer a little bearable to me. My husband and I love all kinds of soup, but split pea is right at the top with our favourites. We have it as a main meal with some warm crusty garlic bread, and it is also perfect for lunch on a cold day. I...

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Spicy Corn Chowder
Oct25

Spicy Corn Chowder

  Ingredients: 250ml almond milk 250ml veg broth 1 knob almond butter 1 onion 1 tbsp spelt flour 1 can corn 1 red pepper 1 jalapeno 1 tsp cumin 2 tsps curry powder 1/2 cup Sheese cheddar to melt 2 shallots to garnish Cooking instructions: Warm the milk, broth (do not boil). Fry onion, butter and flour. Add pepper, corn and jalapenos. Add milk concoction, cumin, curry and cheddar Sheese (to melt). Finally garnish with...

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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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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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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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