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

Healthy eating, Recipes, Snacks, Sugar

Oat macaroons

Ingredients 1 cup of plain yoghurt 2 cups of rolled oats 2 teaspoons of baking powder 2 tablespoons of sesame seeds ½ cup of desiccated coconut ¼ teaspoon of cinnamon ½ cup of dried fruits of your choice – raisins, dates, dried apricots etc., chopped if needed 1 egg 2 tablespoons of sunflower seeds or… Continue reading Oat macaroons

Healthy eating, Wellness

Protein Supplements

Personal trainers in gyms often recommend extra protein in the form of powders and bars to boost muscle mass and improve performance. Does the average person need this extra protein, does it work as promised, and are there any downsides to consuming all that extra protein? Two main sources for the protein in manufactured supplements… Continue reading Protein Supplements

Desserts, Recipes

No-added sugar Chia pudding for two

Ingredients  1/2 cup full-fat plain yoghurt Juice of ½ Meyer lemon or ½ orange ¼ teaspoon of orange flower water 2 chopped dates ¼ cup chia seeds 1 tablespoon chopped pistachios Mix together everything except the pistachios. Divide the pudding between 2 bowls. Top with chopped nuts and chill for 8 hours. I make this… Continue reading No-added sugar Chia pudding for two

Recipes, Sugar

Raspberry and Chocolate Custard Pie

This recipe makes a chocolate crust, but eliminate the chocolate if you prefer a plain version. No added sugar, and it's delicious! Ingredients For the pastry 4 oz whole wheat pastry flour 2 oz butter 3-4 tablespoons of water 2 tablespoons of cocoa powder 1 beaten egg for wash For the custard 4 large egg… Continue reading Raspberry and Chocolate Custard Pie

Recipes, Sugar

Sugar free coconut pudding

This is my favorite, easy dessert for 4 people. Ingredients 1 can coconut milk (full fat version is best) 5 tablespoons of chia seeds Berries or fruit of your choice All you do is mix together the coconut milk and chia seeds, stir for a couple of minutes. Next divide the mixture into 4 glasses… Continue reading Sugar free coconut pudding

Recipes, Soups and sauces

Cauliflower and lentil soup

Serves 4 1 ½ cups red lentils 2 tablespoons of olive oil 1 large yellow onion, chopped 3 cloves of garlic, crushed 1 chili pepper, finely chopped 1 teaspoon turmeric powder 1 teaspoon freshly toasted and ground cumin 1/2 teaspoon ground coriander 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom 3 cups hot water 3 teaspoons white miso 1… Continue reading Cauliflower and lentil soup