Black Eyed Peas (Louvi) with Courgettes

Black Eyed Peas (Louvi) with Courgettes

Black Eyed Peas (Louvi) with Courgettes is probably one of the most popular meals in Cyprus. Growing up, it was commonplace for each family we knew to have one specific day of the week (if not two), devoted to this

Cauliflower Soup with Curry and Cilantro

Cauliflower Soup with Curry and Cilantro

Written by Fivos Cauliflower is available all year around, so Cauliflower Soup with Curry and Cilantro is a great idea… all year round. This particular version of cauliflower soup is earthy and aromatic with an amazingly smooth texture and makes

Cold Pressed Juice

Cold Pressed Juice

The newest trend in the world of “well- being” is the Cold Pressed Juice. Cold Pressed Juice bars seem to be popping up in all metropolitan cities and have people lining up to reap the nutritional benefits of this healthy

Vegetable Soup

Vegetable Soup

Written by Fivos Hooray! It is soup season again! I love the taste of a hot soup on a cold winter night. The problem with soups is that we have a hard time controlling the quantity we consume. Therefore, we

Start Going Nuts

Start Going Nuts

Did you know that Pistachios contain fewer calories and more potassium and vitamin K per serving than other nuts? A serving of 50 pistachios are equal to 160 calories, 14 grams fat calories. Among its many benefits, vitamin K is

Reasons to Consider Clean Eating

Reasons to Consider Clean Eating

This is totally personal. For some, it may be doctor’s orders due to health conditions, for others, it may be a sudden urge, or a New Year’s resolution. For me, as mentioned in My Preferably Lifestyle, it was a matter

My Preferable Lifestyle

My Preferable Lifestyle

My Story – In 2014, I made a ‘conscious’ decision to become a pescetarian: an omnivore who excludes poultry, beef, and pork from their diet but includes fish (and usually other forms of seafood like shrimp, oysters, scallops, etc.). It

Creamy Parsnip Dip

Creamy Parsnip Dip

Creamy Parsnip Dip Written by Fivos Did you know that parsnips are a root vegetable which belongs to the same plant family as celery, parsley and carrots?  The parsnip’s unique flavour comes when its starches change to sugar. This happens

Tahini and Eggplant Dip

Tahini and Eggplant Dip

Tahini and Eggplant Dip Written by Fivos Ingredients 2 medium eggplants 2 cloves of garlic 2 tablespoons tahini Juice of 1 lemon Pinch of cumin 2 tablespoons of coriander, thinly sliced Salt and pepper Instructions 1. Preheat the oven to

Fig Oatmeal Cookies

Fig Oatmeal Cookies

The perfect snack for the kids! These easy-to-make Fig Oatmeal Cookies are not only delicious, but also very nutritious and free of processed ingredients. Written by Fivos Crispy on the outside and chewy on the inside, these Fig Oatmeal Cookies

Qboo Bakehouse. The Authentic German Bread

Qboo Bakehouse. The Authentic German Bread

While beginning my transition to a healthier, whole grain, plant based lifestyle, I was super excited to discover that there was a place right here in Cyprus where I could actually find all the varieties of bread I had done so

Get Fresh

Get Fresh

Get Fresh Just when we finally got the hang of pronouncing  KEEN-wah, there’s a new super food in town! Yes, that’s right. And it goes by the name of Buckwhea and Get Fresh is introducing it to us.  We’ve all