Category: foodies

+ HEALTHY STEPS TO A HEALTHY HEART

Lifestyle tips for a healthy heart


HEALTHY STEPS TO A HEALTHY HEART EAT MORE HEALTHY FATS: Raw nuts, olive oil, fish oils, flax seeds, or avocados. Enjoy monounsaturated fats such as almonds, cashews, peanuts, pecans and butters made from these nuts, as well as avocados—all great sources of “good” fat. EAT LESS TRANS FATS: Found in partially hydrogenated or deep-fried foods and saturated fats from fried food, fast food and high calorie snack … Read More Lifestyle tips for a healthy heart

+ https://alphabetlifestyle.com/2016/01/26/7-great-cookbooks-youll-actually-use/

7 Great Cookbooks You’ll Actually Use!


Looking for the perfect present for the food lover in your life – or a beautiful edition to your own kitchen shelf? An inspiring cookbook is always in demand. We believe that a great cookbook requires certain things; delicious recipes and easy-to-follow instructions, beautiful photography, and most importantly food ingredients that inspire and are exciting to eat. The list that follows contains a selection of our favourite cookbooks that … Read More 7 Great Cookbooks You’ll Actually Use!

+ AVOCADO, HUMMUS AND FETA QUESADILLAS

Quesadillas with feta, hummus and avocado


One of our favourite quick, easy and healthy lunch ideas is quesadillas filled with creamy feta, hummus and avocado. A great after school snack for kids or a simple office lunch! INGREDIENTS 8 small tortilla 2 avocados 150 g feta 250 g canned chickpeas 3 tablespoons tahini (sesame paste) 1/2 tablespoon cumin some olive oil Juice of one lemon some parsley, finely chopped Add a few diced … Read More Quesadillas with feta, hummus and avocado

+

Simple Morrocan Lamb Tagine


Spice up your life with a traditional fragrant lamb tagine. INGREDIENTS Shoulder of lamb or lamb chunks cut into small chunks ( approx 2lb lamb) 2 large onion splash of olive oil 3 cloves crushed garlic 1 pint tomato juice 2 x 400ml tins chopped tomatoes 600ml lamb stock 4oz dried apricots, halved 2oz dates, halved 2oz sultanas or raisins 3oz flaked almonds 1 … Read More Simple Morrocan Lamb Tagine

+

Shakshouka – A Delicious Middle Eastern Breakfast


SHAKSHOUKA Why not start your day with a Spicy Middle Eastern breakfast. Shakshouka is a simple, one-pan egg breakfast baked in a tomato sauce spiced with cumin, paprika and cayenne pepper.   Ingredients 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 large onion, halved and thinly sliced 1 large red bell pepper, seeded and thinly sliced 3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 … Read More Shakshouka – A Delicious Middle Eastern Breakfast

+

Nutribullet. 6 nutritional breakfast smoothies for busy people


A friend recently recommended the Nutribullet, mainly because it’s a great piece of design and does exactly what it says on the label, creates nutritional drinks. I already have a blender, a mixer and a juicer, so why would I benefit from a Nutribullet?  Because it’s compact, easy to assemble and cleaning it is hassle free! You literally just need to wash the cup … Read More Nutribullet. 6 nutritional breakfast smoothies for busy people

+

Couscous with onion, feta and pine nuts


  Ingredients 80g whole wheat couscous 1tbsp olive oil 1 red onion, peeled and sliced 30g sweet rocket leaves 1tbsp extra virgin olive oil 2tsp balsamic vinegar 1 tbsp pine nuts, toasted 60g feta Method Place couscous in a bowl and cover with 125ml boiled water. Leave for 5-10 mins until couscous swells. Cook  the onion at medium heat slowly until partially caramelised. Tear … Read More Couscous with onion, feta and pine nuts

Avocado and Lemon Zest Pasta


Ingredients 400g spaghetti olive oil 4 tablespoon capers 2 ripe avocados i clove garlic 1/2 lemon zest bunch of basil bunch of parsley   Method Cook the pasta in a pan of boiling water for 8-1o minutes until al dente Heat olive oil in a large frying pan, add capers and garlic, saute gently. Remove from heat and add lemon zest. Chop the herbs … Read More Avocado and Lemon Zest Pasta