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

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

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

Delicious Soda Bread

This bread is the easiest to make and delicious to eat. The recipe uses whole wheat flour, which is good because it contains fiber. The average person only gets about half the recommended amount of fiber each day (30g/day), so we need to increase our intake of high fiber foods like whole grains, beans, fresh… Continue reading Delicious Soda Bread

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

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

Healthy eating, Recipes

Maeve’s Healthy Fish and Chips

Yum, this is really easy and tasty. You can use sweet potato instead of parsnip, and roast other veggies to go along with it if you like. I used Pacific wild halibut last time I made this - scrumptious! 8oz of white fish per person (remember to check Monterey Bay Guide before you buy) 1… Continue reading Maeve’s Healthy Fish and Chips