Breakfast Farro with Peaches & Cinnamon

This porridge recipe makes great use of leftover Farro and seasonal peaches. A touch of cinnamon adds a wonderful aroma and an earthy flavour that will wake up your taste buds.

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Farro Salad with Lemon Basil Dressing

Farro makes a great alternative to pasta or rice in this wholesome summer salad. It’s naturally low fat and is a good source of protein, fiber, and vitamin B complex among other things. Here it is mixed with carrots, zucchini, sundried tomatoes, shallots and edamame beans and topped with my go to Lemon Basil Dressing.

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Green Bean Pesto Pizza

This green bean pesto pizza is light, tasty and easy to digest. The low fat pesto is made with green beans, fresh basil and sauteed onions and only one teaspoon of oil, making it a healthier alternative to traditional pesto. Grilled zucchini, caramelized red onions and a savoury almond topping round out this delicious creation, perfect for pizza, any night of the week.

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Mama’s Warak Arish (stuffed grape leaves)

Warak Arish Mahshi are traditional Middle Eastern stuffed grape vine leaves, common in Lebanon, Greece and Turkey. This vegan and whole grain version of the traditional Lebanese recipe is stuffed with a delicious mixture of brown rice, tomatoes, parsley, fresh dried mint, lemon juice, olive oil, salt and ground pepper. A perfect appetizer or side dish for your next meal.

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