Fruit spinach salad with avocado & beets (vegan)

A delicious, simple and most importantly – metabolism-boosting salad! Sweet and sour, fresh and colorful!:) Lemon juice and sesame oil will add flavor. If you prefer vinegary dressing, drizzle the salad with balsamic vinegar mixed with your favorite oil and honey. Season with salt & pepper. Sprinkle with nuts or seeds. Serve with main dish or tasty…

Rice egg & spinach bowl with yogurt-mustard dressing

It can be a warm salad, it can be an independent meal. Includes a proper amount of proteins, carbohydrates and fats to provide energy. To be served for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Basmati can be replaced by wild or any other type of rice. Cardamom is optional. I suggest to give a try to cardamom-flavored rice…

Beet pear tomato salad with walnuts (vegan)

A delicious and easy-to-make salad that can be served independently or as a side dish. Toasted crunchy walnuts and juicy sweet pear make it succulent and rich. Add some balsamic vinegar, if desirable. And include more of your favorite vegetables too:) Enjoy!:) Yield: 2 servings Ingredients 2 small cooked/baked beets 4 tomatoes 1 pear a small…

Pumpkin and apple curry (vegan)

This saucy curry consists of all the sweet main ingredients: apples, carrot, pumpkin and grapes. Even the onion is a bit sweet:) I love any curry but this one is in my top autumn recipes. Serve it with rice or bread, beans or salad. And enjoy the spicy aftertaste:) Yield: 2 servings Ingredients Curry 1/2…

Spinach couscous with silky eggs

Having a breakfast is a healthy habit. It is a great way to give the body the refueling it needs. I used to skip a morning meal all the time. Now I just adore making easy breakfasts, besides something can be prepared the night before. A balanced breakfast includes some carbs, fat, protein, and fiber. Here we…

Ispinakli yumurta – Turkish skillet-baked egg with spinach

In Turkey life evolves around food! And it’s not simply delicious, it’s fantastic there! I was blown away trying this skillet-baked spinach-packed treat while visiting Istanbul in April. I recommend it for all spinach lovers! And what I especially love about Turkish food is widely used yogurt and its variety. Also wonderful flavors of dishes…

‘Taiji’ cheesy pie

My improvised bake to utilize the excess of homemade yogurt and cheeses. It seamed to be a bit weird combination: sweetened batter and savory filling. But eventually it was tasty, tender and crispy around the edges pie (also on top due to sesame seeds:)). Enjoy!      Ingredients Batter 400 ml plain yogurt 80 ml olive…

Herb cheese spirali cooked in the instant pot

For such baked pasta you can use whatever you’ve got in stock. My curiosity was all about making it in the instant pot. And what I especially liked in this type of steamed cooking – the outcome always gets moist and tender. The instant pot rules!:)        Ingredients 200 g spirali [any pasta] a…

Spinach feta quiche

Cheesy, ultra savory, peppered, spinach fiesta!        Ingredients Pie Crust 40 ml vegetable oil [olive/corn/canola/sunflower] 20 ml water 1 cup flour 1 teaspoon turmeric pinch of salt   Filling 300 g spinach [more spinach – better] 150 g feta cheese [any other cheese] 4 large eggs 50 ml milk ½ teaspoon turmeric salt…