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Vegan Hummus [Dairy free & Gluten free]

Vegan Hummus [Dairy free & Gluten free]

Vegan hummus is so easy to make from scratch – once you try it you will never go back to store bought. This authentic recipe uses only chickpeas, tahini, garlic, salt, olive oil and chickpea cooking liquid and is made with dried chickpeas to achieve […]

Seasoned Butter Rice [with Vegan Option]

Seasoned Butter Rice [with Vegan Option]

This seasoned butter rice will make you want to have boiled rice with EVERYthing! Learn how to make the rice that will take anyone from rice hater to rice lover with three simple ingredients: butter (or olive oil), chicken (or vegetable) stock and plain long […]

Acili Ezme – Spicy Turkish Salsa [Vegan & Gluten free]

Acili Ezme – Spicy Turkish Salsa [Vegan & Gluten free]

Acili Ezme is the healthy, spicy sauce that’s been missing from your life! Filled with veggies this Turkish Salsa is the best dip or sauce, as well as a given on any meze platter – I love mine with bread or as a side for […]

Roasted Beetroot Salad with Feta Cheese [Vegetarian, Gluten-free]

Roasted Beetroot Salad with Feta Cheese [Vegetarian, Gluten-free]

This simple roasted beetroot salad with fennel and Feta cheese is a perfect healthy main course for a weekday lunch or dinner or a delicious & simple side dish for your next dinner party. Easy to make with just a few steps it’s beautiful served […]

Garlic Roasted Broccoli [Vegan, Keto, Paleo]

Garlic Roasted Broccoli [Vegan, Keto, Paleo]

Garlic roasted broccoli is the best easy low carb, vegan and keto, paleo & whole 30 approved side there is. It comes out crispy and packed with flavor – all without a lot of work. A few years ago I was looking to add more […]

Creamy French Potato Salad with Dijon Mustard Vinaigrette [Vegan]

Creamy French Potato Salad with Dijon Mustard Vinaigrette [Vegan]

Try the best easy, homemade French potato salad! Without mayo, eggs or any dairy products it’s made creamy the traditional French way with a dijon mustard dressing – which makes it vegan, gluten free and dairy free. This version has capers & shallots, but will […]

Arugula Salad with Sun-dried Tomatoes & Honey Lemon Vinaigrette

Arugula Salad with Sun-dried Tomatoes & Honey Lemon Vinaigrette

My favorite summer salad is this Arugula Salad with Sun-dried Tomatoes, served with a delicious Honey Lemon Vinaigrette. For all those sweet & sour & salty lovers out there – like me. This flavor-packed salad is done in just 5 minutes, and goes perfectly with […]

Whipped Feta Cheese with Basil [Low Carb]

Whipped Feta Cheese with Basil [Low Carb]

Healthy, creamy and delicious! And all in just 5 minutes. This whipped feta cheese is made with greek yogurt, seasoned with garlic and fresh basil and is equally addictive as a dip, sauce or spread. Keto, low in carbs and vegetarian – just as a […]

Caulislaw – Raw Cauliflower Salad [Coleslaw Style]

Caulislaw – Raw Cauliflower Salad [Coleslaw Style]

This “Caulislaw” mixes cauliflower, carrots & red onions with a perfectly balanced mayonnaise dressing. It’s the perfect side for your next barbecue, or why not top your burgers with it? Quick, healthy and low in carbs it’s a versatile side you’ll be coming back to […]

Easy Shakshuka for One (Menemen)

Easy Shakshuka for One (Menemen)

This Shakshuka is a mix of a classic Shakshuka and the Turkish dish Menemen – instead of frying the egg on top of the tomato sauce it’s mixed in, but not before a nice mozzarella cheese has been allowed to melt into it. A big […]