Grilled Sweet Potato Salad

Grilled sweet potato salad with creamy cilantro dressing

One salad, one delicious meal. Grilling your sweet potato creates a crisp and caramelized outer layer that is simply irresistible.

Quinoa & Cabbage Salad

Finished salad with dressing

Fast and easy salad packed with nutrients, fibers and flavor when you only have time for a quick lunch. Great combination of different textures, grain, veggies, fruit and seeds is very satisfying.

Orzo & White Bean Ragu

a bowl with the orzo & white bean ragu and a buttery toast

Extremely comforting, one dish meal with much needed plant-based protein, fibers, complex carbs and plenty of flavor. Plus you get all the essential amino acids by combining grains and legumes. Besides it is easy to bring along for school or work lunches giving you an afternoon full of energy.  When I first created this recipe […]

Pasta a la Puttanesca

Serving plate and wood serving utensils, with pasta topped with the sauce a la puttanesca, surrounded by capers, grated cheese, black olives

Tomatoes, garlic, bell pepper, olives and capers, don’t be fooled by the simplicity of the ingredients. This is a rustic sauce packed with flavor and aroma. This is a recipe from my dear grandaunt perfected by my mother. I must say it is one of my favorites. Puttanesca sauce is a traditional Italian sauce originating […]

Butternut Squash & Quinoa Pilaf

Serving dish of butternut squash made with brown rice and quinoa decorated with basil leaves

A delicious vegan pilaf made with brown rice, quinoa, slivered almonds and butternut squash. Spiced with nutmeg, thyme and fresh basil. The almonds are browned in olive oil and the squash is roasted with thyme for extra flavor. I know by now some people in North America might be a bit tired of pumpkin and […]

Cauliflower Quiche

This gluten-free quiche has a very airy and fluffy filling that melts in your mouth. The main ingredients are cauliflower and eggs making it a complete one dish meal. You have fibers, proteins and carbs in one serving. To make it even more filling and well rounded, serve with brown rice and salad. It is […]

Vegan “Cheesy” Quiche

Made with white beans and potatoes this very satisfying quiche is a great option for lunch, dinner or brunch. The beans will deliver complex carbohydrates, protein and fiber. Potatoes will help with the quiche structure and provide vitamins and minerals. Everybody likes quiche, with its crisp crust and creamy filling. They are so versatile, with […]

Barley Rainbow Salad

Great for a hot summer day, this radiant salad is packed with nutrients. With its many different textures, it is very satisfying and will serve 3 to 4 people. Leftovers will keep well in the fridge for the next day. I really like barley for being very filling and its delicious tender/chewy texture, you can […]

Crunchy Broccoli Salad

Crunchy Broccoli Salad

All the different textures work together to create a satisfying salad with a crisp bite. Edamame, sunflower and pumpkin seeds provide a good amount of protein and antioxidants. Broccoli, celery, carrots and bell peppers add more antioxidants, vitamins and fiber. Broccoli is a powerhouse of nutrients with many bioactive compounds that promote good health.  It […]

Sauerkraut Salad

sauerkraut sweet potato salad

An amazing way to increase the amount of fermented foods in your diet. Also sauerkraut gives a good texture and a bit of a crush to the dish. Very colorful, nutritious and satisfying, this salad is a great quick lunch. Sauerkraut literally means “sour cabbage”, the cabbage is shredded, salted and pressed to stay submerged […]