Spinach Empadinha 

It’s marinola comfort food and all I need this weekend!  Empadinha is a kind of quiche with a creamy filling a crumbly crust and it’s usually covered. Double crust, double yumminess! For this “better for you” version I use a mix of whole, cooked chickpeas with rice flour and coconut oil for our base and…

Celeriac “Schnitzel” with Mushroom Sauce

There is a light obsession with celeriac going on here, I have to tell you. I love the hearty sweetness of roasted celeriac and the oat crust makes everything even more delicious, not even to mention the delicious creamy mushroom sauce! I served mine with a delicious yummy Creamy White Bean Warm Salad but it…

Mushroom and Lentil Ragout with Roasted Celeriac Mash

Nothing better that this hearty recipe for this typical winter day!  It takes just a few ingredients that you probably already have in the fridge and not more then 30 minutes and you have a wholesome delicious dinner!  I used cooked lentils that I have in my freezer for emergencies but canned are also a…

Chinese Tofu and Black Beans Stir-fry

I don’t know how it happened but Asian food got a big big space in my life! I just love the punchy intense flavors(who doesn’t?) and combining my so loved black beans and chinese seasonings, makes the whole thing even better.  The best part? It’s delicious AND so fast and easy to prepare! In not…

Plant Shakshuka

Would Shakshuka be the new avo-toast for breakfast?  I love it’s juiciness, the punch flavors and how comforted you feel after having a good warm shakshuka! That is for sure my suggestion for heating up the cold weekend brunch!  WHAT YOU WILL NEED: for 3-4 people 1 onion, sliced 1 red bell pepper, sliced 1…

Eggplant Parmeggiana

Easy Yummi recipe Allert!! This is a simple dish that can be prepared in advance(or not) and it’s an easy pleaser. Who doesn’t like Italian flavours, right?? I just love this recipe and the comfort that brings to my day.  I  served mine with some creamy black rice risotto but it’s also great by itself,…

Very Green Split Peas and Broccoli Soup

Cold, rainy weather?? I can complain a lot but there is one thing I love about this weather: How cozy and joyful it is to have a good warming soup when we get home after a long rainy day.  This soup is one of my favorites: I just love split pea soup! The grilled broccolis…

Rice and Beans Baked “falafel” Balls

Another Brazilian influenced recipe in your timeline.  I love beans and that’s not news here!  But I like to change the way I eat my daily beans. The good thing is beans are versatile and delicious in every single different way we can cook them!  This Balls are so delicious and so full of flavor…

Eggplant and Curried Greens Salad boats

Sunny weather, sunny food!!!  This is more then just a salad, believe me!! The flavors in this recipe are great at any weather, they just bring freshness and summer even in rainy days but why not profiting this sunny day to enjoy the best of green freshness!?! WHAT YOU WILL NEED: Serves 4-6 people Salad…

Fatteh Style Eggplants

You probably already noticed, but I am a bit obsessed with spiced food. Even more when cold wind starts around here! There is a really good reason for that: Spices warm body and soul and can make such a big difference in my mood during this grey months.  Believe me, even you don’t like spicy…