Sunny Tomato Dressing

Sunny Tomato Dressing

1 1/2 cups fresh tomato 1 date ½ cup of sunflower seeds 1 clove garlic or ½ tsp garlic powder 3 Tabs lemon juice ½ onion ½ tsp basil or oregano salt to taste Blend together all ingredients – can

The Clean Cooking Club

The Clean Cooking Club

The Clean Cooking Club Would you like to learn how to make some deliciously healthy and nutritious recipes for you and your family? Are you in the mood for a culinary experience with a group of friends who share your

No More Dairy

No More Dairy

I started to jot down all the reasons I decided to eliminate dairy from my diet, but I’m going to send you over to nutritionMD,  to read a post that I believe gives a clearer picture of some of the

Flour Power. Is White Flour Really That Bad?

Flour Power. Is White Flour Really That Bad?

Flour Power. Is White Flour Really That Bad? Before I add a list of flours which are at their purest form and have not been stripped of their nutrients, I would  like to mention why I chose to rid my

What’s In Season?

What’s In Season?

So, you want to know what’s in season before you head out for groceries? Take a look at this list. Hope you find it helpful! Autumn is finally here, and although it’s not the most popular season, I seem to

Clean Eating

Clean Eating

Clean eating can mean different things to different people. Many meat eaters consider themselves clean eaters, due to the fact that they get their meat from organic farms, where the animals have been treated in an ethical manner, so to

Egg and Lemon Soup (Avgolemomo)

Egg and Lemon Soup (Avgolemomo)

Written by Fivos Probably one of the most popular of all soups on the island, as it is usually consumed after Holy Communion, as lent has come to an end. The reason we eat avgolemono as our first meal after

Lentil Soup

Lentil Soup

Another delicious meal Cypriots very much enjoy during the winter season. Packed with protein, it keeps the body going and the belly happy and warm. 1 cup lentils 5 cups water 2 carrots finely chopped 1 onion finely chopped 3

Beetroot Salad

Beetroot Salad

A traditional Cypriot dish served either as a side dish, or as a meal, simply by adding boiled potato, onion and lots of parsley! 1 kg beetroot 5-6 cloves garlic, finely chopped olive oil wine vinegar parsley (optional) 1 onion

Asparagus and Orange Tang

Asparagus and Orange Tang

300 g thin asparagus spears 50 g watercress ½ small red onion, thinly sliced 1 orange, cut into 12 segments 1 tablespoon fresh orange juice 1 teaspoon finely grated orange zest 1 teaspoon sugar I tablespoon red wine vinegar 2

Thai Rice and Herb Salad

Thai Rice and Herb Salad

4 cups cooked sprouted brown rice 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice 1 ½cups tightly packed, coarsely chopped watercress leaves, baby spinach, arugula or a mix 1½ cups edamame 1 sweet red bell pepper, cut in thin 2-inch-long strips 2 tablespoons

Nectarine and Watercress Salad with Apple Dressing

Nectarine and Watercress Salad with Apple Dressing

Dressing ¼ cup apple vinegar 2 small shallots, cut into thin rings 1 large nectarine, cut into chunks 2 Tbs. olive oil 2 tsp. fresh tarragon leaves ½ tsp. salt ¼ tsp. ground black pepper Salad 4 cups watercress leaves