Tag Archives: healthy

Green Bean, Tomato and Potato Salad

Today I want to share with you the recipe for a delicious and healthy side dish.  This Green Bean Tomato and Potato Salad is very special to me and eating it always takes me back in time.  My mum would … Continue reading

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DOUBLE CHOCOLATE WHOLE WHEAT BANANA BREAD

Today’s recipe came about from another one of my attempts to use up leftovers.  Though I must admit it was a bit more crumbly than I had expected (especially the next day), it still tasted delicious and I thought it … Continue reading

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CHOCOLATE AVOCADO MOUSSE

Chocolate mousse is one of my favourite desserts.  I think all the chocoholics out there will agree with me: there is nothing better than digging the spoon into a soft, silky chocolate mousse.  Heaven!  However, chocolate mousse often involves raw … Continue reading

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STRAWBERRY, BANANA AND APPLE SMOOTHIE

I won’t lie… my kids, especially my 5 year old daughter, do not like fruits.  Yes, I know what you are thinking “you are food blogger, and you can’t get your own kids to eat their fruits?!”… ehm… sort of.  … Continue reading

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HONEY AND GINGER PORK STIR FRY

Maybe not everyone knows this, but my eldest daughter has started her first year of “big school” in January. It is all very thrilling and exciting for all of us, though this has also brought a huge change in our … Continue reading

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BANANA, COCONUT AND PASSION FRUIT SMOOTHIE

Lately I have been experimenting quite a bit with smoothies and shakes.  The truth is, I have been left with some ripe fruits that needed to be used and I wanted to make something light and healthy with it.  Besides, … Continue reading

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PROSCIUTTO, ROCKET AND GRANA CHEESE PIZZA

My husband adores pizza… so, to please him (and the kids!), I usually make pizza on Sunday evening.  Home made pizza can be quite healthy, depending on the toppings you use and it is quite common in Italian houses to … Continue reading

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CHICKEN STIR FRY WITH CASHEW NUTS

I have a thing for Thai food.  I confess.  And of all Thai food, chicken with cashew nuts is my absolute favourite.  I still remember the first time I ate it: I was on holiday in Port Douglas with my … Continue reading

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