All posts tagged: Orange

Quinoa Salad with Oranges, Mint, Parsley & Almonds

Quinoa Salad with Orange, Mint, Parsley & Almonds

This is a pretty salad featuring quinoa, naturally sweetened dried berries, juicy oranges, fresh mint and parsley in an orange garlic vinaigrette, topped with deliciously toasted crunchy almonds. All of which perk up a simple quinoa salad. It makes for a great side dish, main course salad or perfect to bring to a party or […]

Red Cabbage, Cranberry & Orange Salad

Red Cabbage, Cranberry & Orange Salad

I love simple, raw, shredded red cabbage salads. This red cabbage salad with dried cranberries, sweet and juicy oranges, green onions and fresh-tasting parsley and mint is packed with goodness. I guess you could say coleslaw is sort of a North American thing. And as I discovered also a Scandinavian favorite too. Which makes it […]

Homemade tomato orange soup

Tomato Orange Soup

Simple ingredients is all you need for homemade tomato orange soup — a little onion, pure organic diced tomatoes, fragrant thyme, fresh squeezed orange juice and a just enough cream to richen things up. Those are the core ingredients to a deliciously rich in flavor soup that comes together in less than 30 minutes. Tomato […]

Creamy beetroot soup with orange and ginger recipe that is healthy, easy to make. Low-fat, vegan and gluten-free.

Beetroot Soup with Orange and Ginger

Ever since my friend Anne-Claire told me about a tasty beetroot soup with orange and ginger that a friend cooked for her, I’ve been dreaming about it non-stop. Which brought to this creation. Just imagine all that flavor. Sweet orange and spicy ginger, together with the earthy flavor of beets. Of course, you firstly need […]

Orange-Beet Porridge, Quick Easy Recipe

Orange-Beet Porridge

It’s pink. Girly I know. Yes, this is a rare occasion that I allow something P I N K into my life. Say hello to pink porridge. An orange-beet porridge. I’ve had an obsession with porridge most of my adult life. Childhood was another story. Back then it was simple basic porridge… porridge with a […]

Moroccan-Style Quinoa Salad with oranges, pomegranate, almonds, mint, parsley and capers. Vegan and Gluten-free

Moroccan-Style Quinoa Salad

Spices are used extensively in Moroccan food, meaning most Moroccan dishes call for a whole cupboard full of spices, which is why the list is long for the salad dressing. Count ’em. There’s 7 different spices. Though, just imagine, the celebrated Moroccan spice mixture ras el hanout is made up of 27 spices! So comparatively, […]

Citrus Kaki Turmeric Smoothie with Pomegranate recipe

Citrus Kaki Turmeric Smoothie with Pomegranate

The holidays are over, it’s time to give your body a healthy jump-start with a vitamin-rich citrus kaki turmeric smoothie! This isn’t your regular kind of fruit smoothie — it boasts more than just a vitamin C kick. Most of all, it contains the superfood power of turmeric. Turmeric, with its distinctive flavor and warm […]

Cranberry Orange Apple Crisp Recipe, Vegan, Gluten-free

Cranberry Orange Apple Crisp (Vegan + GF)

Cranberry Orange Apple Crisp. So much awesomeness in one place. It’s the perfect cozy, wholesome treat in a bowl. Full of warming flavors like cinnamon, bourbon vanilla and ginger, here’s a crisp made with wholesome ingredients (oats, walnuts, maple syrup, caramel-toned mascabado sugar, coconut oil, and a winning combination of cranberries, apples, and oranges). Love […]

Citrus Salad with Pistachios and Mint

Citrus Salad with Pistachios and Mint

This, my friends, is a beautiful tasting winter citrus salad. It’s full of the bright colors and the refreshing taste of liquid sunshine — the combination of blood oranges with pink grapefruit, cara cara and navel oranges, together with sweet red onion, mint, pistachios and my personal favorite – something I have been crushing on […]

Orange-Infused Couscous with Cherries and Arugula Recipe

Orange-Infused Couscous with Cherries and Arugula

I really love couscous in salads and the way those tiny semolina granules have the ability to keep you feeling full and satisfied. With summer in full swing, and a battery of salads already behind me, I’ve been after more light and tasty main meal salads–ones that aren’t just all about well…“lettuce”. This one is […]

Spring Radish Salad with Mint, Orange & Pine Nuts

Spring Radish Salad with Mint, Orange & Pine Nuts

With the abundance of fresh local spring radishes picked at their height of freshness and flavor, I’ve been trying to think of other ways to use then rather than just have them play second fiddle as a mere garnish in a green salad. Why? Because I love these little root vegetables. Fresh and crunchy, they […]

Quinoa Salad with White Asparagus & Shaved Fennel

Quinoa Salad with White Asparagus & Shaved Fennel

Nutty quinoa tossed together with delicate tasting white asparagus in a dressing sweetened with honey and citrusy, antioxidant-rich orange and lime makes for a perfectly light, refreshing and healthy meal. One my favorite Schwabe referred to as “should be dedicated to vegetarians, so-called flexitarians, or hard-core vegans”. Meaning, in his opinion, it tasted healthy. Very […]

Baked Rhubarb and Oats

Baked Rhubarb and Oats

I recently read that rhubarb is in fact a vegetable. But apparently, at some point, the United States Customs Court ruled that rhubarb was a fruit. Really? A government decision to decide whether rhubarb should be labeled a fruit? And what about the laws of nature? Without plenty of sugar, brace yourself! Bamm, it’s bracingly […]

Frisée and Radicchio Salad with Candied Walnuts and Oranges

Frisée and Radicchio Salad with Candied Walnuts and Oranges

I am 120% sure that this is what salad dreams are made of – a salad featuring frisée, radicchio, bright winter citrus, sweet, anise-like tarragon, outstandingly complex and creamy Roquefort AND crunchy candied walnuts. SO delicious!! Just give me a second to catch my breath! This wonderfully tasty salad is sure to brighten your mood […]

Asparagus and Mango Salad

Asparagus 3-Ways

Asparagus is so delicious with its wonderfully subtle flavor that seems to work well with almost anything. It’s a great addition to any summer salad and makes for a tasty side dish with almost any meal. Here are 3 simple recipes for asparagus. All of which are very summery and fresh tasting — and of […]

Heirloom Carrot and Cara Cara Orange Salad

Heirloom Carrot Salad with Cara Cara Oranges

A salad is the perfect way to showcase heirloom carrots in all their beauty. They come in an amazing array of colors — deep purple, yellow, red, white, peach and of course orange. I couldn’t resist when I saw the beautiful rainbow of carrots at the farmers market. Shaving them into paper-thin ribbons is a […]

Roasted Beet Salad in a Lemon-Pistachio Vinaigrette

Roasting beets can take up to an hour, sometimes even longer so if you are squeezed for time, then just cut them up and steam them –you’ll shorten their cooking time by half! Simply trim and half the beets and steam them using a collapsible stainless steel steamer basket – remember these? They’re been around […]

Ginger-Orange Beef Stir-Fry

In my 20’s I didn’t eat red meat at all, just the occasional chicken breast and a whole lot of fish. Being a “Westcoast Girl”, fresh fish and seafood (sushi among all!) was a mainstay of my diet. That, along with my love of a good, fresh salad. These days, with my favorite Schwabe having […]

Lemon and Parsley Couscous with Pomegranate

Lemon and Parsley Couscous with Pomegranate

Lemon and parsley couscous makes for a quick and easy side or a refreshing afternoon meal. It’s the perfect way make use of fresh and abundant herbs during the summer months and allows you to make something light but still substantially filling enough without enough without having to spend a lot of time in the […]