• salads,  vegan

    Rice salad

    Rice salad is definitely my favorite salad. It’s super delicious, healthy, very nourishing and incredibly easy to prepare. I can always find some rice in my kitchen and a few veggies an I can make a delicious salad in less than 30 minutes. Meanwhile I can grill some meat and here’s our lunch! Quick and simple. See, this is why rice salad is my favorite. I remember my first rice salad: it was made with rice, black olives and red bell pepper, all the ingredients my husband had in the kitchen, besides meat, of course :). This rice salad is a basic recipe. Starting from this recipe you may prepare…

  • desserts

    Banana yogurt popsicles (video recipe)

    Super delicious and flavorful, refreshing and very easy to prepare, these banana yogurt popsicles are a healthy way to beat the summer heat. And the best part: there’s no sugar! For sweetness I added 1/2 cup of raisins which give also an interesting texture. If you don’t like raisins you can replace them with honey or with agave syrup. For flavor I used vanilla and cinnamon. Cinnamon goes with bananas! And this banana yogurt popsicles recipe is also my first video recipe :). I wanted to start with something easy because this is a one man show. My husband helps me only with the eating part :). But I’m learning…

  • cupcakes,  desserts,  puddings

    Chocolate cups filled with vanilla pastry cream and fruits

    Chocolate- checked. Vanilla pastry cream – checked. Fresh fruits, for vitamins – checked. These chocolate cups filled with vanilla pastry cream and fresh fruits are the perfect summer desert. They are super delicious and very easy to prepare with a few ingredients. As regarding the fruits, my kids asked bananas and peaches but you can also use strawberries, pineapple, apricots, blueberries, raspberries or any other fruits you might like. In winter you may also use canned or frozen fruits. Vanilla pastry cream is very easy to prepare. It needs to be cooked only for a few minutes and you don’t need any special skills or instruments. But in summer time,…

  • cakes,  desserts

    Banana raisin cake

    Banana, cinnamon, raisins and some chocolate sauce… Mmmm, sounds amazing, right? Well, it tastes even better. This banana raisin cake is super delicious and very easy to prepare with a handful of ingredients. This banana raisin cake may be an excellent snack or dessert for kids because I didn’t add sugar into the batter. The sweetness comes from the bananas and raisins. Of course, you must use overripe bananas! Instead of raisins you may add other dried fruits or a few tablespoons of honey. This banana raisin cake is not a very sweet cake but if you want more sweetness, you may top the cake with cream cheese frosting or…

  • breakfast,  desserts,  Muffins

    Banana oatmeal muffins

    Sugar free, fat free and yet these banana oatmeal muffins are incredible delicious and packed with flavor. These muffins are also very easy to prepare with a handful of healthy and natural ingredients. Sugar is not so good for our health and I’m looking for sugar free recipes. These banana oatmeal muffins are a hit! These super delicious muffins are perfect for breakfast, dessert or for an afternoon snack. To prepare these healthy muffins, you should start by grounding the oats. Next, mash the bananas and combine all the ingredients. Then spoon the batter into a slightly greased muffin tin and bake. I didn’t use paper muffin cups because they…

  • appetizers and snacks,  breakfast

    Feta cheese zucchini muffins

    Because it’s summer and because I love zucchini, here’s another super delicious zucchini recipe: feta cheese zucchini muffins. These muffins were a hit! Very tasty, packed with flavor, moist and very easy to prepare, these feta cheese zucchini muffins make the perfect summer breakfast! And you don’t have to be a zucchini lover to enjoy these muffins. They have a very subtle zucchini flavor, the main flavors are feta cheese and onion. My kids loved these muffins, although they call me “evil” when they find zucchini into their soup :). These feta cheese zucchini muffins are very quick and easy to prepare. You should start with the zucchini. Grate them,…