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Minted Pea Soup with a Poached Egg

A week night dinner couldn’t be quicker than minted pea soup. Not to say that it wouldn’t go down as easily on a lazy Friday night! This warm soup with its sweet and minty flavours is perfect for the season. And if the evening’s set to be a little sticky, serve it chilled. You could… Read more »

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Pasta Primavera Version 2.0

Pasta Primavera – a celebration of spring, spring veggies, and most importantly, carbohydrates! Pasta Primavera means Spring Pasta in Italian, and traditionally comprises of a selection of seasonal spring vegetables doused in cream and dressed over spaghetti. But that’s just so retro! The cream sauce doesn’t do it for me on a fresh spring day… Read more »

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Chamomile Mulled Apple Juice

This hot mulled apple juice is guaranteed to make all your naughty mulled wine dreams come true! I absolutely adore a cup of mulled wine when it’s cold, but sometimes I just don’t feel like committing to the alcohol that goes with it.(To which my friends would politely tell me to “man-up”) Cue mulled apple… Read more »

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Mediterranean Stuffed Butternut

Mediterranean stuffed butternut is the perfect feast for iffy in-between weather! It’s comforting enough for a satisfying dinner on a chilly night, but still light enough for a balmy supper. Although its vegetarian, you won’t miss meat. Lentils coated in a savoury herbed tomato sauce make it deliciously lip-smacking, while parmesan and feta add extra… Read more »

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Cheat’s Chicken Noodle Soup

Chicken noodle soup has the tendency to look like bath water! But maybe we’re so concerned with “instagrammable” food that we’ve forgotten the goodness of the traditional, nutritious and comforting fare that we grew up on. It may not make the prettiest picture, but this stuff is so good for the body, and equally as… Read more »

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Turmeric Latte Recipe

The turmeric Latte is everywhere at the moment, and trending big time over in San Fran, USA. A recipe for it even appeared on Gwyneth Paltrow’s website, Goop – if ever there was a measure of popularity! And you know that if the turmeric latte has made an appearance on Goop, it’s also ridiculously healthy…. Read more »

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Curried Butternut Soup with Chickpea Croutons

Curried butternut soup is possibly the only good thing about winter! In fact, soup in general just makes the cold a whole lot easier to swallow doesn’t it? But there’s something about butternut soup specifically that’s particularly soothing to me. It probably has a lot to do with the fact that it was my mom’s… Read more »

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Kale Chips – The Crispiest, Crunchiest Kind!

Kale chips are made all the better with the use of a hair dryer – no joke. The secret to crispy, crunchy kale chips is to blow dry your kale! Hilarious, I know, but blow drying your kale on the lowest heat and strength after rinsing it ensures that its as close to bone dry… Read more »

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Overnight Oats with Peanut Butter and Banana

My overnight oats with peanut butter and banana are the perfect breakfast on-the-go. And yes, I added some chocolate too. Why? Because chocolate, peanut butter, and banana are a holy flavour trinity of course! And who even needs an excuse for a touch of chocolate at any given moment? Overnight oats are ridiculously easy to… Read more »

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Banango Smoothie Love Bowl

Valentine’s Day is around the corner, and as much as I love the extra opportunity to show how much I love and appreciate the special people in my life, I try not to buy into the complete commercialization of the day. So while last year, I rustled up some homemade tapas for my love, this… Read more »