This is healthy. And, it’s a dessert! Not overly sweet, with just the addition of maple syrup. No sugar. No cream. Yogurt and coconut milk are the main ingredients and of course, luscious blue berries. You can use any other berry you like but I do love the flavour and colour of blueberries, even frozen ones. Oh! Did I mention it’s one of those recipes you throw in a blender and turn on the knob to high speed? That’s all there is to it. Continue reading
Creamy pasta without cream? Yes please! This dish is so summery, vibrant, fresh; it’s hard to believe you can enjoy it guilt-free. It’s oh-so-low-fat, healthy and delicious! The yogurt adds so much creaminess without the extra fat of cream and also a very nice tang, which works so well with the salmon. The lemon adds freshness and just the right amount of acidity. You can prepare it in a snap and it’s one of the coolest ways to use up those forgotten salmon fillets in the freezer. Continue reading
Since I started my blog, I became a lot more health conscious. I feel I have a responsibility towards the people who trust my culinary adventures and try my recipes. I used to fry more, cream more, roast less and grilling was a Sunday “thing” for the guys. Now I think twice before opening a mayo jar and have given away my deep fat fryer. Continue reading
The coolest, easiest dessert. It kind of reminds me of the simplicity of baby food, the kind you throw fresh fruit in a food processor, blend for a few seconds and there you have it; baby fruit puree.
Yogurt, honey and fruit, particularly peaches, remind me of summers in Greece. The best breakfast for me is a bowl of fresh fruit, topped with a dollop of thick Greek yogurt and drizzled with honey. Continue reading
I love a cake with some crunch. A little crunch. Like this lemon cake, baked with these small, black speckles, filling your mouth with the right amount of flavor and “bite”. It’s as if you want something to interrupt the tenderness of a cake, but not too much. Poppy seeds are great in sweets and this cake is no exception. Lemon is the right partner in flavor and yogurt adds moisture and tang. Finish it with a light drizzle of lemon syrup and start texting friends to come over for coffee. Continue reading
I always cook this dish whenever I have crowds for dinner or lunch. It works as a salad and a vegetarian main. It’s important that you use thick, greek type yogurt here. You can prepare everything in advance and keep covered until serving time. Continue reading