Coconut Chia Pudding with Fresh Fruit

Coconut Chia Pudding with Fresh Fruit

This recipe comes from my 30Day Meal Plans program, and makes for a nutritious breakfast or a post-workout snack. It’s so easy to make that you can delegate it to your kids 🙂 . Plus kids always enjoy eating something they made themselves. Chia seeds need to be...
Pumpkin Soup

Pumpkin Soup

This is a great soup for dinner. You can make it with butternut squash as well for a more buttery flavor. Make sure you do add butter and cream (at least one of the two), because the biggest health benefits of pumpkin is its high pro-vitamin A content, that can only...
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...
Seeds Fact Sheet – Sesame, Flax, Pumpkin, Sunflower

Seeds Fact Sheet – Sesame, Flax, Pumpkin, Sunflower

Seeds have been consumed for thousands of years. They are highly nutritious, with protein, fiber and fats, as well as many micronutrients. Health Benefits of Seeds Sesame seeds Sesame seeds are the oldest oilseed crop known to man. They have one of the highest oil...
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....
Indian Pineapple Curry

Indian Pineapple Curry

Here is another recipe from my favorite book of Indian curries, 50 Great Curries of India, by Camellia Panjabi. It is very easy to make and it is really delicious. Serves 2 – Prep. time 30mn. For the marinade: 1/2 tsp mustard powder 1/4 tsp turmeric 2 tsp sugar...
Eggplant Dip – Baba Ganoush

Eggplant Dip – Baba Ganoush

This eggplant dip is called baba ganousch in Jordan and mtabba in Lebanon. For this dish I like to use the marbled eggplant, because it is less bitter than the dark purple one, and it makes a more savory dip. I also use the dark colored eggplant ; just use what suits...