Cozy Turmeric Lemonade for Digestive Relief

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Hello to long evenings spent on my terrace, watching the sunset and feeling grateful for everything I have. Summer is officially here, and all the heat and energy accumulated throughout the day needs to be gently dissolved with soothing drinks that remind me of sunlight. Did you ever think of adding turmeric to a cooling drink? For me, this has always been a warming ingredient, until I decided to add it to my summer lemonades. This root works wonders, because it turned my cooling drink into a soothing and balanced elixir, perfect for…

Shakshouka with Zhoug

This is probably the most popular, most nourishing and most convenient to cook (even for the most unskilled) egg recipe I’ve ever encountered in my searches and travels. Originally a North-African dish, the shakshuka recipe spread to most of the Mediterranean countries and was adapted according to the local cooking traditions. I love this dish, especially in the summertime when I can cook it with fresh, very ripe tomatoes and hand-picked aromatic herbs, and serve it over hummus or with pita bread. But, it’s actually a …

Chia, Acai and Strawberry Layered Breakfast Jar

Our pseudo-summer brought a new vibe, a fresh-ingredient-loaded diet, and new plans. We booked a two-week holiday in Cyprus, and although we’ll have a small kitchenette, I have to come up with a fresh and nourishing food plan to help us enjoy this island at its best. During our summer holidays, we usually have fresh and easy breakfasts on our appartment terrace facing the sea, then wander around the island all day long. This first and most important meal of the day has to hydrate us, while providing nutrients to boost our energy and nourish our cells throughout the day without burdening the digestion …

Easy Quinoa Patties with Summer Herbs

While summer is the time of quick salads and fresh fruit smoothies, there is one dish which I’m always ready to heat up the oven or grill for. I love patties because they are so versatile – you can serve them in a whole wheat burger bun with a delicious sauce, you can hide them in a wrap, or simply have them as a quick meal next to a lush salad. They are very easy to make, you can play with ingredients any way you like, and make …

Homemade Rye Pasta with Fresh Pesto and Roasted Tomatoes

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If it is to define my eating philosophy, it would be in four words: fresh, whole, seasonal, homemade. It’s a little more difficult to fulfill all of these in wintertime, because it’s hard to find good-quality, fresh ingredients. Summer is the best time of the year. With so many fresh, organic ingredients from local farmers’ markets, I don’t have any problem to …