Carrot Tops & Cashew Nuts Pesto

Carrot Tops & Cashew Nuts Pesto

Carrot tops don’t have to be rabbits’ privilege! They are edible for us humans and have a very interesting taste. Since I came up with this simple pesto recipe we can’t get tired of it. It’s great with buckwheat noodles, as you’ll see...
Barley, Almond, Spinach & Mushrooms Stir-Fry

Barley, Almond, Spinach & Mushrooms Stir-Fry

This dish was born on a morning when I was tired of cooking oatmeal or eggs. We wanted something else, and we add some barley on hand. So I cooked this super quick veggie breakfast. We ended up loving it so much – kids included!- that it has become a...
Stir Fry Green Cabbage with Leeks, Cashews & Pork

Stir Fry Green Cabbage with Leeks, Cashews & Pork

This is one of my favorite quick lunches. It takes 15 minutes to make, and it is super healthy and nutritious. Plus it tastes really good. I had some really good organic pork leftovers that I added for more flavors, but I usually make a vegetarian version, without the...
Apple, Orange and Pomegranate Fruit Salad with Walnuts

Apple, Orange and Pomegranate Fruit Salad with Walnuts

This is a Moroccan fruit salad that is wonderful for winter time. In Madrid, we now get plenty of wonderful oranges from Andalusia, and we also have lots of walnuts and pomegranates. If you can get your hands on quality fruits grown without chemicals, you will really...
Gluten-Free Chocolate Cake

Gluten-Free Chocolate Cake

This chocolate cake is a favorite on our home. Contrary to most cakes, it has no flour; instead, we have almonds and white eggs, beaten. It makes it lighter and easier to digest for most people who usually experience feelings of heaviness after eating flour-based...
Roasted Butternut Squash With Eggplant Sauce

Roasted Butternut Squash With Eggplant Sauce

This is a delicious vegetarian recipe adapted from chef Ottolenghi, The Cookbook. The flavors are wonderful and it is also very nutritious. The butternut squash is first roasted in the oven and then sprinkled with fresh basil leaves and three different kinds of seeds....
Beet and feta cheese salad with walnuts

Beet and feta cheese salad with walnuts

This beet and feta cheese salad makes a delicious and super nutritious dish in autumn or winter. If you can’t get your hands on walnuts, you can replace them with pecan nuts. This salad is packed with nutrients: vitamin A from beets, protein and fat from...
Rocket Salad with Figs, Feta Cheese and Walnuts

Rocket Salad with Figs, Feta Cheese and Walnuts

This recipe was inspired by one of Ottolenghi and is very easy to make. You’ll need ripe figs, fresh basil, and a good quality honey. It will only take you 10 minutes to put the salad together, and it makes a great starter when you have guests and need more time...