Served chilled, Quinoa and Zucchini Salad is a refreshing and satisfying meal accompaniment in warmer weather. It is not quite a complete meal, as the protein and iron level are a little low.
Quinoa and Zucchini Salad can also be served warm or at room temperature on cooler days, especially in autumn. It can be made a day ahead to boost the Moroccan spice flavours.
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Brown lentil rainbow salad is a complete meal. And it is true to its name, as it is full of colour and flavour. Simple and quick to make. It is one of my favourite summer meals.
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Healthy snacks play a part in our overall enjoyment of food. They are important to have at hand for busy days, especially when we are traveling and do not know when we will be able to purchase a meal. Healthy snacks can also feature at celebrations because they present well, are satisfying and most importantly taste great.
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Cumquats are an early autumn citrus fruit. They are tangy in flavour and provide a good source of vitamin C and phytonutrients. One of my favourite ways to enjoy cumquats is as a spicy chutney. Spiced cumquat chutney goes nicely with vegetarian curries and burgers, cheese, meat and poultry.
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Breakfast is the meal that I most look forward to. After all, it is the meal that breaks our fast. My staple breakfast is rolled mixed grains, which I most often make into spiced porridge. With careful planning it can be made the traditional way with whole grains on your stove. It doesn’t have to disturb your morning routine.
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With a few key ingredients you can blend up crowd-pleasing drinks and mocktails. Often mocktails remove the alcohol and add a load of sugar, but you don’t have to overdo the sugar. This way you can enjoy your non-alcoholic drinks all night long without the sugar spikes.
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