Month: May 2016

Vegetarian Tunisian Stew with Millet and Chickpeas

Tunisian Stew (Vegetarian + GF)

When I think of Tunisian food like this Tunisian stew, I am automatically brought to thoughts of cumin, turmeric, coriander and paprika in sauces brimming with garlic, chilies and tomato all served over a tasty plate of couscous. Truth is, I’ve never been to Tunisia. The closest place to it was Tanger after a short […]

Coconut Cacao Nib Banana Bread with Spelt Flour

Coconut Cacao Nib Banana Bread

This coconut cacao nib banana bread recipe was inspired by Nigella Lawson’s banana bread with cardamom and cocoa nibs. Which sounded VERY inspiring, but in the end I made a totally different banana bread altogether. The only thing that remained the same was the bananas, the eggs and the cacao nibs. I changed pretty much […]

Gluten-Free Chocolate Zucchini Bread

Chocolate Zucchini Bread (Gluten-Free)

Zucchini bread is one of those things I’ve never understood. Carrot cake on the other hand, I can wrap my head around. Mind you, I have some very overly sweet childhood memories of carrot cake slathered in a very thick layer of icing. In contrast, zucchini bread sounds “healthy”. And yes, it is. But I’m […]

Sautéed Beet Greens with Garlic, Lemon and Almonds

Sautéed Beet Greens with Garlic, Lemon & Almonds

One of the really great things I love about the arrival of spring is all the fresh produce available at the farmers market. In particular, fresh beet greens — especially when they are sautéed with a little garlic, olive oil, a healthy dose of sunshiny lemon juice and crunchy almonds. Yes, next time you see […]