Healthy eating, Recipes, Vegetarian

Almond Crust Pizza

Almond crust pizza for 2 people Ingredients 3/4 cup of almond meal 1 large egg Salt and black pepper Optional herbs such as teaspoon chopped fresh rosemary, sage or oregano A tablespoon of olive oil For the topping 1 onion chopped 2-4 cloves of garlic crushed 1 tablespoon tomato puree 2 tomatoes chopped Salt and… Continue reading Almond Crust Pizza

Recipes, Vegetarian

Scrumptious Veggie Curry

Serves 4 with brown rice I red onion 2 carrots 1 sweet potato 2 leeks 2 garlic cloves 1/2 cup of chopped tofu 1 chilli pepper 1 red pepper 1 teaspoons of ground cumin seeds 1 teaspoon of coriander seeds I/2 teaspoon ground cardamom 1/2 teaspoon of turmeric 1 teaspoon of fresh turmeric root 1… Continue reading Scrumptious Veggie Curry

Recipes, Soups and sauces, Vegetarian

Hazelnut & Manchego Pesto

My farmer’s market is full of fresh herbs at this time of year, and one of the most delicious summer herbs is basil. You can add the leaves to salads, and they are amazingly delicious with tomatoes. Best of all you can make pesto and serve it with roasted vegetables, or whole wheat pasta, or… Continue reading Hazelnut & Manchego Pesto

Recipes, Vegetarian

Best beet dip you will ever taste

This recipe makes a hummus-like sauce, dip, sandwich filler, garlicky delight. Ingredients 1lb of roasted beets, peeled ½ cup of walnuts 1 tablespoon of cumin seeds 1 clove of garlic Juice of 1 lemon 1 tablespoon of sesame seeds salt and black pepper to taste Splash of extra virgin olive oil   Toast the walnuts… Continue reading Best beet dip you will ever taste

Healthy eating, Vegetarian

Walnut pesto

Ingredients 1 large bunch of basil leaves Juice of 1 lemon 1 clove of garlic ½ cup of walnuts ½ cup of grated parmesan cheese a splash of olive oil salt and freshly ground black pepper Fresh, fragrant basil in the farmer’s market means summer is here at last. This pesto is very easy to… Continue reading Walnut pesto

Recipes, Vegetarian

Tom’s sweet lentil stew

This is another great recipe from my good friend Tom. He is a talented cook, always a  creator of delectable food. Enjoy his easy to make and delicious, healthy soup! 2 garnet yams 2 celery stalks diced 1 small onion diced 2 Tbs. olive oil 1.5 cups green or brown lentils 1 quart vegetable stock… Continue reading Tom’s sweet lentil stew

Vegetarian

Lemony roast potatoes

Serves 2-4 people Ingredients 1lb of peeled potatoes 3 cloves of garlic crushed 2 lemons 1 teaspoon of  dried oregano Salt and freshly ground black pepper a splash of extra virgin olive oil Method Set your oven to 425F. Cut the potatoes and lemons into wedges. With your hands, squeeze the lemon wedges over the… Continue reading Lemony roast potatoes

Healthy eating, Vegetarian, Wellness

Beneficial barley

We humans have a long history with barley. Roman gladiators used to eat barley for strength, it was one of our first cultivated crops, and beer made from fermented barley might have been our first concocted beverage. Nowadays, most of the barley we produce is used to feed animals and to make alcoholic drinks like… Continue reading Beneficial barley