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Ossobuco in tomato sauce

Ossobuco in tomato sauce

Today’s recipe is my absolute go to when cooking Ossobuco! Uncomplicated but an exquisite dish. It’s super easy, delicious and everyone raves about it every time I make it !!!  Ossobuco is one of the Italian dishes that’s a great example of  “piatto unico,” meaning […]

Turmeric pumpkin soup

Turmeric pumpkin soup

There’s nothing better than a big bowl of creamy pumpkin soup on a cold, rainy day!  The secret to extra flavor in my recipe is turmeric. Trust me it makes all the difference! Turmeric is not only delicious but also one of the most effective […]

Coconut milk kefir

Coconut milk kefir

Many avoid dairy these days unless it is fermented due to issues with lactose intolerance. Fermented milk products are easier to digest and offer increased bioavailability of nutrients such as calcium and magnesium. For those who wish to reduce or avoid dairy, or who would like a […]

Sole. Salt infusion for health and wellness

Sole. Salt infusion for health and wellness

One of the main mechanisms behind low-carb diets is a reduction of insulin levels. Insulin has many functions in the body, such as telling fat cells to store fat. But another thing that insulin does is to tell the kidneys to hold on to sodium. On […]


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Salted preserved lemons

Salted preserved lemons

Hamad m’rakhad aka preserved lemons are used throughout Morocco, the Middle East and in certain areas of India to add flavor to a variety of dishes. 

They add a mildly tart and super lemony, fascinating flavor . There are many ways to use them. Preserved lemons are good with anything lemons are good with or in — salad dressings, couscous, fish, beef, chicken, lamb, stews, and more.

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Balsamic brussels sprouts, pickled beet  and  goat cheese salad

Balsamic brussels sprouts, pickled beet and goat cheese salad

This salad has become my new healthy addiction. A trully delicious combination of roasted balsamic brussels sprouts and fresh, slightly sour pickled beets.  Share List

Balela salad

Balela salad

Balela is a vegetarian chickpea salad with tomatoes, onion, cucumber, bell peppers, garlic, fresh mint, parsley and  lemon dressing. Serve it with some grilled meat, fish for extra protein or enjoy on its own! Share List

Broccoli, cauliflower and Pecorino salad

Broccoli, cauliflower and Pecorino salad

If you are trying to eat healthier, cruciferous vegetables like broccoli and cauliflower should be at the top of your grocery list. That vegetable group is high in vitamin A carotenoids, vitamin C, folic acid, and fiber. Share List

Spicy chayote and halloumi salad

Spicy chayote and halloumi salad

Chayote squash, also known as mirlitons, vegetable pear, chocho, sayote, christophine, zucchina spinosa, patata spinosa etc…is a light green pear-shaped fruit ( used as a vegetable in the kitchen ), with slightly sweet taste. The inside contains a large soft edible seed. Chayote is low in calories, fiber-rich […]

Sauerkraut salad

Sauerkraut salad

Sauerkraut is one of the healthiest, probiotic-rich, fermented foods around. It contains high levels of dietary fiber, as well as significant levels of vitamin A, C, K and various B vitamins. It is also a good source of iron, manganese, copper, sodium, magnesium, and calcium. It also boosts […]


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