Posts Under ‘Food’ Category

Green Smoothies for Newbies!

When I was first introduced to green smoothies, back in 2010, I remember being weird out about the carrot tops being added to the blending jar containing colourful and fragrant fruits. I wanted to say “hey, can I have mine without the green leaves?” but I gave it a try and found it really pleasant…Continue Reading…

Curried Squash Coconut and Mango Soup

This curried squash coconut and mango soup is a hit in the kitchen! It’s incredibly creamy and thick, very hearty and slightly sweet, comforting when it is gloomy outside (or not!). Ingredients are local and they combine to perfection in this beautifully coloured and delicious tasting creation. I have been preparing this soup over and over since I…Continue Reading…

Your Guide to Pesticides in Produce!

Making a commitment to eat more fruits, vegetables, whole grains and good fats is a great start towards a healthy lifestyle. Beyond eating whole food however, it is important to consider factors such as food safety and sustainability. How food is grown or raised can impact both your health and the environment. This brings up the questions: What is…Continue Reading…

Chia Fresca Energy Drink!

Chia Fresca is a perfect drink to have on hand in these warm months of Summer. As traditionally made in Mexico, it is composed of chia seeds, water, lime and a sweetener. But I personally love mixing up the flavours depending on the season and my mood and I encourage you to do the same. All you will need…Continue Reading…

2 Healthy Overnight Oat Recipes: Banana Choco Chip & Apple Crumble

Overnight oat is basically a bowl of oat that you fill with liquid and let for soaking overnight in the fridge. In the morning, the oat will be soften and you will have a ready to eat breakfast waiting for you in your fridge. The great part about it is that most of the preparation…Continue Reading…

Delicious and Nutritious Moroccan Chickpeas Salad

Summer is back and there is no better time of the year to enjoy this moroccan chickpeas salad. Fragrant spices, bright colours and savoury flavours, this salad is a feast for all senses. I used to prepare this recipe back then, when I was still living in Europe, and I find it quite practical in my life…Continue Reading…

This squash based cauliflower gratin is to die for!

It’s gloomy outside and you are craving for something heavy, cheesy and yummy but don’t want to compromise your health? This guilt-free vegan cauliflower gratin has it all… I suggest you give it a try, I am sure you will love it!   Ingredients: 450 grams of cauliflower Sauce: 1 cup of coconut meat 1 cup of soaked*…Continue Reading…

How to Make Fresh Coconut Milk

There is nothing like a fresh homemade coconut milk. The flavour is unsurpassing and on top of that, coconut is known for its numerous health benefits. I use the milk for cooking, in my soups and stews, I add it to my smoothies, my cereals, I use it when baking or I simply sip it plain….Continue Reading…

Best super powered blenders and where to buy them

My blender is my best friend! I use it EVERYDAY, without exception, to make nut butter, soup, smoothie, ice cream, nut milk, pate, flour or dough. Having a blender is so convenient. Especially in a tropical country where the heat make me crave for fresh and fruity smoothies at any time of the day. I just…Continue Reading…