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The surprising Brussels Sprout salad

Like most kids, I used to hate Brussels Sprouts. Who doesn’t have an image of soggy Brussels sprouts on the dinner table, and got stuck with it? My cousin is a chef and has always told me that all veggies were good, provided they were well-cooked and seasoned. True story. Let’s see if we can…… Continue reading The surprising Brussels Sprout salad

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The guacamole and kidney beans stuffed sweet potatoes

  My dear friend Valerie came over for dinner; she’s also a clean foodie, and a excellent cook. I didn’t have much time to go grocery shopping, so I used what was in my fridge to make up something. Outcome? Deliciously healthy!     Ingredients Sweet potatoes, 2 Kidney beans, 300-400gr (you can use canned beans,…… Continue reading The guacamole and kidney beans stuffed sweet potatoes

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The sweet potato wedges

A super healthy and easy alternative to fried chips; although taste-wise, sweet potatoes and potatoes have nothing in common. Ingredients Sweet Potatoes, peeled (the quantity is up to you) Olive oil Salt, pepper Paprika Garlic powder Dried oregano or thyme Procedure Pre-heat the over at 200°C Cut the sweet potatoes in wedges and put them…… Continue reading The sweet potato wedges

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The chickpea, courgette and quinoa burger

I had never made veggie burgers before, true story. I’ve prepared tuna patties, chicken meatballs, but never actual veggie burgers ! My dear friend Mimi was the very first one to have dinner with me in my new place, so I wanted to make something new and delicious! I came across a recipe on Avoca Pesto – a nice clean…… Continue reading The chickpea, courgette and quinoa burger

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The goat cheese bites

Spring is gently settling in over here, it has definitely become my favourite season – summer is overrated anyway.  There is a little park down my street, and it’s simply gorgeous! Japanese cherry trees and magnolias are blooming, flowers everywhere, baby ducks in the pound; it’s really a time embrace new beginnings and to put colours in…… Continue reading The goat cheese bites