Buttered Charlotte Potatoes With Pesto Dressing

We kept buying a lot of potatoes for the past 2 weeks because a lot of ideas about how to cook potatoes kept coming in, every evening at 5.30pm and during our grocery shopping trips – leek and potato soup, shepherd’s pie, potato salad, just to name a few. I realised that potatoes are really versatile to cook, and they could create a bundle of surprises, if their potential flavours are maximised....more

DE-LISH homemade fries that will rock your world

Last night I helped my mom make dinner. We had grilled hamburgers and steak fries. So here is how you do it, it's pretty simple, actually! ----- Set your oven to 425-450. -----STEP ONE -  Wash your lovely potatoes (We used four medium sized potatoes for two people)STEP TWO -  Peel your lovely potatoes and make sure you get rid of all the nasty dark spots, and then rinse them once you're done peeling....more

Pineapple Coconut Tropical Smoothie

 Ingredients1 cup pineapple chunks (fresh/frozen)1 cup mango chunks (fresh/frozen)½ cup unsweetened coconut (sliced/shredded)3 mejdool dates (pitted)3 cups unsweetened coconut milk1 cup crushed ice...more

The upcoming of the cream cheese free cucumber sandwich

I was sitting in bed this morning after returning from my friend's house, and was thinking about what sort of food to pack and enjoy on a beach trip that I might be going on tomorrow. (I am so excited!) I knew buying food would be out of the question, so I was trying to think of some sort of sandwich that would be light and delicious, but not overplayed and ordinary....more

Supercharged Springtime Salads

Did you know that salads do not have to be filled with leafy greens to be considered a salad?  Nope they don't,  salads don't have to be all raw either.  Salads fill you while you are slimming down.  They can be a side dish to your main entree or they can be the entree itself.  They're versatile like that. They can be all fruit or vegetable and you can even throw some meat in there as well....more

Crispy Cumin Chickpea Orecchiette

You know how you get a craving and it just won't go away? Yea, that has been me for the past week. I've had my mind on pasta and pasta on my mind. So I made a dish that would quiet that craving while still sticking (mostly) to the food guidelines I'm trying to follow the next few weeks....more

Sloppy Joe Cups

Last night, the hubby and I were talking about food we used to eat as a kid.  TV dinners were hot and we both recalled how the back used to pop up into a scene of some sort.  Kind of like a tv screen.  Then there were fish sticks.  I didn't enjoy them as much, but the hubby just loved them.  How about Sloppy Joe?...more

Light Eggplants Tempura

Side dishes are even  more interesting than the main courses sometimes, that is why on regular basis we serve our favorite ones by themselves and just enjoy them like that, usually to accompany a glass of DOC wine or a cold organic micro-brewed lager.The dish featured in this post, is easy and quick  to prepare, light, and the flavor of its ingredients are full of bold flavors and unique taste. This one is indeed suited for our vegetarian friends. Eggplants Tempura.  ...more

SIMPLE CHIA PUDDING RECIPE

Chia pudding is the new and improved tapioca; instead of just tasting delicious, it's also nutritious. Simple to make, and can be stored in the fridge for a days. It makes a great breakfast or snack, and based on your toppings can be sweet or light and fresh.Recipe is Vegan. Free of dairy, gluten, soy, and refined sugars....more

Mini Cauliflower Pizzas

I have made cauliflower rice, but have never tried using shredded cauliflower as a pizza crust, which is totally trending.  Until now.......more