Freekeh with Chicken

A traditional Middle Eastern Dish…

freekeh with chicken

Freekeh is an ancient grain that is very popular in the Middle Eastern cuisine, the taste is close to barley but a bit smokier. It is made from green wheat that is picked young and goes through a roasting process, and then it’s sun dried and threshed – so the process is very natural as it only uses fire/sun and air. Freekeh has been recently labeled as superfood, it’s based on wholegrain and contains a lot of protein and fiber, and if you compare it to brown rice, freekeh contains 4 times the amount of the protein and 2 times the amount of fiber! It’s also rich in magnesium, selenium, and potassium, and is low in glycemic index.  Continue reading →

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2 Ingredient Nutella Banana Ice Cream

A simple treat for summer days, only 2 ingredients are needed: Bananas and Nutella!

Nutella Banana Ice Cream

Today I’m sharing with you one of my all time favourite recipes. It’s a wonderful dessert that you can enjoy with your kids after a day in the sun! This delicious ice cream is rich, creamy, quick, easy, and it does not require an ice cream maker! Continue reading →

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How to Cook Buckwheat Porridge (Kasha)

A gluten free superfood that is very popular in Russia!

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Coming from a Russian background, in our house we have buckwheat for breakfast quite often. In Russian we call it Grechnivaya Kasha, it is a superfood that is very good for you as 1 cup of cooked buckwheat (170 grams) contains only 155 calories, it’s a great source of potassium, iron, fibre, protein, manganese, magnesium, copper, zinc, and vitamin B6. So you should really start incorporating buckwheat in your diet, trust me it is very nourishing and energising definitely a great way to start your day!  Continue reading →

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Five Minute Peach Ice Cream

A five minute no churn healthy peach ice cream that is made from natural yogurt, honey, and of course fresh peaches!
Five minute healthy no churn peach ice cream made with natural yogurt

Ice cream and peaches are 2 things that remind me of summer! The ice cream is cool, refreshing and comes in many flavors. And then the peaches are delicious on their own but if you combine them with creamy homemade ice cream, the taste is divine! Continue reading →

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Skinny Shrimp Scampi with Zucchini Noodles

Skinny deliciousness packed with nutritions and good stuff!

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This simple recipe is one of my all time favourites! As from time to time I feel the need to detox my body from foods like pasta, rice, chocolate, butter, cheese, oils, and sugar. And that’s when I’m reminded that I need to ditch the pizza and the brownies and to start eating more healthy! (But that’s not always possible right?  😆 ) Continue reading →

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