Cumin Roasted Cauliflower with Black Lentils

After the craziness of Halloween, all the attention is now focused on preparing a Thanksgiving like no other. There are thousands of recipes trying to inspire you to create something special, so I don’t know how much you would appreciate another idea for your festive dinner. We don’t have any celebration like Thanksgiving over here, and the end of November is right in the middle of the fasting period before Christmas. This recipe is a vegan idea for those of you fasting, but maybe you could consider it as a healthy side dish for the …

Warming Sweet Potato Stew with Poached Egg and Avocado

On a rainy November day, I can’t think of anything more comforting than a spiced, freshly cooked stew. The combination of delicious legumes, vegetables, and greens, bathed in a deliciously flavored tomato sauce, is my way of getting through. Making a stew is probably the easiest step to a healthy way of cooking. It doesn’t require skills or special ingredients – you can use any available healthy food from your fridge and pantry, add your favorite spices, tomato juice, and you’ll have a …

Broccoli, Turnip Greens and Coconut Cream Soup

If anyone would ask me today what is my favorite recipe, I would gaze through the window, towards the soft tones of yellow and red replacing the summer green; I would feel a sense of coziness and would answer you – warm soup. My preferences change from season to season, and maybe I’ll tell you something different next autumn, but today my body and soul craved comfort food – a warm, hearty and flavored soup. I was tempted to make a yellow soup to celebrate the autumn coloring, but I decided to say goodbye to summer and create a …

Roasted Tomato and Bell Pepper Soup

The first day of September is here and it seems that all of a sudden everything turned into autumn. The sky was hazy in the morning, the light is dimmer, and a warm wind plays with the first fallen leaves. When everybody starts making cans for winter, and kitchens smell like nothing but spices, herbs and roasted tomatoes, you know for sure that …

3 Fabulous Facts About Lentils and a Super Easy Salad

The last few weeks were all about packing and organizing things, as we moved to a new place, the last time before finally moving in our new apartment that we’re renovating. I can’t wait to finally have my own place! Those of you who’ve lived in rented places know very well the hustle and bustle of moving from one place to another, so you can imagine that with so many things to do, I didn’t have much time to go to the market and cook proper food, so we were pretty much stuck to …