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Mackerel with vegetables

Mackerel with vegetables

Once a week, I keep cooking more easier than usual. For that, I always have frozen vegetables and canned steamed mackerel. At home, we always eat oily fish, such as mackerel, more than once a week. Mackerel is an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids a type of fat...

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Baked vegetables and leftovers

Baked vegetables and leftovers

I know how important is having a meal plan for the week but sometimes we have some extra events and voila we have to improvise making a healthy dish with a few ingredients. I made this recipe with leftovers and remaining vegetables. Our kids loved it and that is for...

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Kale salad with spices

Sometimes we are running out of food during our activities, because we spent a lot of time playing out. One day, I was starving in the shopping centre and saw a snack "kale chips", I read the food labelling and I bought it. I knew about its health benefits but I have...

Pumpkin biscuits

Sometimes we can spend more than £1.50 buying some snacks from the shop, when we can make them wholesome choosing our ingredients. Also and for me the most worthwhile is having a fresh batch from our oven. Pumpkin is rich in carotenoids; those are powerful...

Quinoa porridge

My daughter has fallen in love with porridge, she always asks me for porridge with chocolate. Once we made it together for breakfast and decided to add dark chocolate since then that is her favourite porridge recipe. The porridge was delicious, I have never tried it...

Beans cream, a wholesome idea

I love legumes but sometimes my little ones don't share the same passion for them, so I tried a delicious cream of red kidney beans with mushrooms when I was studying, and for me, it was a good recipe to repeat and share with my family at home. I must to say that I...

Gluten-free two seeds cracker

I was looking for a supplement for our roasted vegetable soup and I wanted something crunchy or crispy. So after looking around my cupboard and fridge, I chose my ingredients and baked my gluten-free seeds cracker. The milled flaxseeds or linseeds provide omega-3...

Avocado Chocolate Mousse

I must confess that I'm not a chocolate lover but when I tried this recipe in class I said "I have to do it at home". I did it and my husband loved it too. However I had the mouse as spreadable on my toast and my husband as a dessert. So this mousse is versatile and...

Courgette with veggies

I love having courgette spaghetti as an easy and wholesome option for lunch or dinner. So this time, I have tried with king prawns and veggies. You will get different nutrients such as vitamin C from red bell peppers. Additionally you will boost your cardiovascular...

Puy lentils and quinoa salad

I love learning new recipes and sharing them with my family. So this time, the selected dish was a delicious salad that my husband liked a lot. I am pretty sure that you will keep this recipe in your cookbook too because this recipe contains ingredients that help your...

BBQ Bean Burgers

Legumes are excellent source of protein. They provide other nutrients that also are found in seafood, meats, and poultry, such as iron and zinc. They are excellent sources of dietary fibre and of nutrients such as potassium and folate that also are found in other...

Avocado Hummus

Sometimes we are looking for the perfect moisturising cream, but we can find the real source for a healthy skin in our food. This way you save money and nourish the largest organ in the human body. Aside from vitamins and minerals, healthy skin also needs a good and...

Courgette with almond bechamel

I like trying different ways to eat our veggies at home, so this time I thought in a quick, simple and delicious recipe suitable for lunch and dinner. So this recipe is good for your inmune system, is charged with vitamin E (from almonds) which enhances the production...

Omelette with beans

As a Venezuelan mom and I want to share my culture with my kids. The food is for me the easy way to teach them about my country, the richness of its fruits and its colourful dishes. One of the most traditional dishes is the "pabellón criollo" (pavilion), made up of...

Legumes and quinoa burger

Beans, peas, lentils, groundnuts and their like belong to the botanical family of "Leguminosae". Their edible seeds are called legumes or pulses. The legumes are very important from a nutritional point of view because they are a widely available vegetable food...

Raw Lemon Energy Bites

You can find many ways to make raw energy balls o energy bites and give your personal touch with some flavour variations. The most important thing is keep in mind that they will be a healthy snack as long as you choose wholesome ingredients. I tried this recipe and...

Savoury muffins with zucchini and carrot

I was looking for ideas for my little boy birthday, so I found and adapted this savoury muffins recipe from My Lovely Little Box. These muffins are a great and delicious option to eat veggies every time, even when you are out and about. Also these savoury muffins...

Black beans

I love black beans, when I was child a used to eat just black beans with rice or with plantain and white cheese for lunch. For breakfast, my mom used to make some arepas (corn bread) and we filled them with these amazing pulses. Pulses provide a valuable source of...

Jacket potatoes with jalapeños coleslaw

Potatoes are a starchy food and a great source of energy, B vitamins and potassium. They are also a good source of fibre, so leave the skins on where possible, to keep in more of the fibre and vitamins. The potato comes in innumerable varieties and you can make...

Tuna Jacket Potatoes with Jalapeños

We use to have some canned tuna in the pantry, because sometimes we can find a easy way to eat fish in different ways. Tuna is an excellent source of lean protein, low in saturated fat and sodium. It is very good sources of vitamins B3 and B12 and selenium. Selenium...

Spinach pancakes

Sometimes we forget to eat our minimum portions of fruit and vegetables at day, so begin your day with them is a easy way to start your intake countdown. These spinach pancakes are rich in folate and potassium. So why don't try it! 5 pancakes 5 minutes 10 minutes N/A...

Beetroot pancakes

I was looking another way to introduce beetroot to my babies, because I have being try in salad without any success. So If we drink smoothie with beetroot and they loved why not try with pancakes. Honestly you will taste the beetroot but for us it is a good way to try...

Spicy Hummus

Adding legumes to meals and snacks, reduce the overall GI of your diet allowing your body to digest them slowly. Hummus is a good way to eat more legumes and enjoy their benefits.

CHIPOTLE Pork Tenderloin

This recipe is a good choice because you will have an excellent source of iron, zinc, along the beta-caroteno, fibre, vitamin A, and much more. Also this recipe has a special ingredient; Kankun® Chipotle Mild Sauce, which is natural and gluten free.

Chayote custard

This recipe has a special ingredient; chayote (Sechium edule), which is versatile, and you can add it to your savoury and sweets recipes.

Zucchini Bread

In this bread recipe the zucchini have soluble fibre in the skin, which slows down digestion, stabilising blood sugar and insulin levels.

Zucchini pancakes

Break the fast and fuel up your morning with these delicious zucchini pancakes!

Pie crust

Boost this pie recipe adding wheatgerm with its significant amount of dietary fibre, it will help your body to feel satisfied and comfortably full for a longer period of time.

Sweet pie crust

This pie recipe is good choice because is easy and deliciously healthy, because you are using wholemeal flour which is a high in potassium and low in sodium

Yogurt cupcake

In this cupcake recipe you will find both types of fibre from oats and oat bran, so indulge yourself preparing delicious treats at home and add your personal touch in the healthy way.

Apple and cinnamon cupcake

Apple and cinnamon cupcake with oats that are a versatile whole grain that you can eat it as porridge, topping and even in your desserts.

Oat biscuits

Oat is an excellent source of minerals as magnesium, a mineral that plays a vital role in the formation and strengthening of bones and teeth.

Chocolate Bark

Cacao tops the list of foods with the highest antioxidant content, almost similar to green tea.

Gluten free Banana Bread

Gluten free Banana Bread with almonds. The content of protein, fat, carbohydrates and fibre in almonds and other nuts helps to reduce the risk of developing certain diseases, including heart disease.

Pumpkin muffin (with milk, wholemeal flour)

Pumpkin is characterized by being an extremely healthy, low-calorie vegetable that stands above many others because it has a high presence of water and a good amount of fibre.

Orange and carrot cupcake

This recipe will give you the benefits of orange and carrots. Also strengthens heart health and reduces the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.

Granola Bar with yogurt

There are countless ways to incorporate whole grains in your diet and one of them is through snacks such as a granola bar with yogurt.

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