Green Salad for a crowd

Want to make a super speedy healthy tasty salad to bring to friends? try it out! We ate it as an appetizer one time and as a side the next time. Since it is all raw, use fresh ingredients, preferably organic.   •INGREDIENTS• (for 6 as a side) → 1 fennel bulb → rocket (arugula)…… Continue reading Green Salad for a crowd

Red Lentil Hummus

I have been spending a lot of time at the beach here in Southern california, after work, on weekends, watching the sunset, walking on the beach, swimming (the water is so warm this year, you can easily chill in it which is very unusual), getting seaweed everywhere, watching kids build sand castles, elder couples walking…… Continue reading Red Lentil Hummus

Summer Cucumber Salad – CHINO FARMS

Wow August already! I’ve started working at this farm called CHINO FARMS, in San Diego county. It is an incredible farm, owned and ran by a Japanese family. It first started in early 1900s when Junzo Chino emigrated to California and started the business. The produce is incredible, everything looks and tastes so darn good.…… Continue reading Summer Cucumber Salad – CHINO FARMS

Mexican Tortilla Chips and Salsa!

A couple of days ago, some friends organized a mexican dinner, as appetizers she had made guacamole and vegan sour cream, so I decided to make some chips and a salsa to go with all. These chips are incredible, another recipe found on the blog “Mynewroots”, they are great in taste, a good protein snack…… Continue reading Mexican Tortilla Chips and Salsa!

Beetroot Hummus w/ flax seed crackers

This beetroot hummus, I confess, looks a bit freaky-ish, but oh man it’s good. It’s a great alternative to traditional hummus, and it’s a bit lighter. These crackers on the other hand were a new experiment, and came out so good. We had guests over for dinner last night, served these two together for appetizers…… Continue reading Beetroot Hummus w/ flax seed crackers

Avocado-Greek Yogurt dip w/ Polenta chips

This dip is always a winner. I’ve been making it for the past year, after I discovered it on Ottolenghi’s book Plenty. It’s very easy and requires very little ingredients. also you can make it ahead of time and keep in the fridge until 30 min before serving. It is great as a dinner party…… Continue reading Avocado-Greek Yogurt dip w/ Polenta chips

Indian simplicity: Chickpea Crepes with Palak

I love Indian food for two main reasons. First of all the use of so many spices, it makes the food taste so good and also adds health benefits. To list a few… ginger, turmeric, cardamom, curry, coriander…that aid as anti-inflammatory, digestion, antioxidant, grastointestinal issues and so on. And second because there are sooo many…… Continue reading Indian simplicity: Chickpea Crepes with Palak