Month: August 2016

Vegetarian Lentil Bolognese Recipe, vegetarian

Vegetarian Lentil Bolognese

Have you ever tried a vegetarian lentil Bolognese? No? It’s soooo good. And OMG its way better than any of those ground meat alternative versions. There is really no need for processed soy-laden products in a vegetarian Bolognese. You just don’t need it. Lentils are a perfect alternative. For some of us, the word “Bolognese” […]

nectarine lentil salad recipe with cucumber, red onion, feta, lemon, vegetarian

Nectarine Lentil Salad

In my world a nectarine lentil salad is basically this: sweet juicy nectarines, crisp cucumber, sweet red onion, little bursts of minty and lemony flavors together with delicate baby arugula leaves and a little salty feta, all in one bowl with caviar-like beluga lentils. And I couldn’t love it more. Beluga lentils and nectarine really […]

Asian-Style Chioggia Beet and Carrot Salad Rezept

Asian-Style Chioggia Beet and Carrot Salad

What could be prettier than a beet and carrot salad? Both have an amazingly beautiful color, especially chioggia beets with their candy cane stripes. Also called “bull’s eye beet”, the great thing about them is that you don’t have to worry about a mess from those mesmerizing pink rings! I always expected them to look […]

new potato salad recipe made with sweet summer red-skinned new potatoes, blanched green beans and cherry tomatoes.

New Potato Salad with Green Beans and Cherry Tomatoes

This new potato salad with green beans and cherry tomatoes has seriously got it going on. All the textures and colors – together it’s one ENORMOUS flavor party! It’s almost impossible to imagine how just a handful of ingredients can wake up your mouth and make your tongue sing with utter glee! As you know, […]

Gluten-free, low-carb, super healthy zucchini noodle salad made with summer squash, mini Roma tomatoes, fresh basil, pine nuts and parmesan tossed in a lemony dressing.

Summer Zucchini Noodle Salad with Tomato, Basil and Pine Nuts

Despite the chilly Hamburg weather, I am embracing summer… fully. And it starts this summer zucchini noodle salad. Seriously, we left 38°C in France, only to come back to 14°C in Germany. We are talking a major difference here — in the height of summer! So yeah, I am trying to channel some warm vibes […]

Apricot Couscous Salad Recipe with Tomatoes and fresh herbs

Apricot Couscous Salad

Apricot couscous salad. So easy. So good. And quick! I talking all of 15 minutes — MAX! This simple apricot couscous salad is made with just a handful of key ingredients: couscous, tomato, apricots, sweet onion and fresh herbs that can be thrown together in mere minutes. Be creative, inspiration is everywhere! Inspired from a […]

Orzo Salad with Cherry Tomatoes, Red Pepper and Olives

Orzo Salad with Cherry Tomatoes, Red Pepper and Olives

Summer was made for salads like this. Mediterranean salads such as this simple vegetarian orzo salad packed with light and fresh summery flavors. Sweet heirloom cherry tomatoes, garden fresh herbs, lemony undertones, French Niçoise olives marinated in flavorful oil with rosemary leaves, sweet pointed red pepper and some subtle heat and extra flavor from fresh […]

Giant White Beans with No-Cook Tomato Sauce

Giant White Beans with No-Cook Tomato Sauce

This dish with giant white beans in a no-cook tomato sauce has got to be the easiest thing to put together while on holiday. Especially in the south of France where ripe tomatoes are plentiful, as is fresh basil. Okay, truth be known, I actually brought the bag of “Riesenbohnen” (aka jumbo or giant beans) […]

Roasted Cherry Tomato Lentil Salad Recipe with fresh herbs, capers, pine nuts (vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free)

Roasted Cherry Tomato Lentil Salad

It’s time for the best cherry tomato lentil salad ever. One with a delicious array of simple flavors. Summer flavors. Humble little beluga lentils with sweet roasted heirloom cherry tomatoes, garden fresh basil, parsley, zingy lemon, salty capers, sweet red onion and a sprinkling of lightly toasted pine nuts for extra flavor and a little […]