Sweet & Spicy Moroccan style Kid-friendly vegan entree I've always loved Moroccan food. They are delightfully complex and packed with so much flavor - a complete amalgamation of sweet, salty, spicy, tangy all at the same time. Couscous is a tiny pasta that is made from wheat flour or barley and is often served as a side with a choice of meat or stew. My older kid has been obsessed with it for some time now and he likes me to pack this for lunch at least once a week. You can m
This refreshing and vibrant Pineapple Cucumber Salad is super delicious and takes less than 5 minutes to make. This is my go-to summer salad for picnics and BBQs. It has the right amount of sweetness from the pineapple, wonderful crunch from the cucumbers and freshness from the mint. It's like a little party in your mouth. Ingredients: Persian Cucumbers - 3, thinly sliced Pineapple - 1 cup, cut into small cubes Fresh mint - 2 tbsp, roughly chopped Fresh lime juice - 2 tbsp S
Ingredients 2 cups of Quinoa, cooked red bell pepper chopped Persian cucumbers chopped ½ cup of Red onion finely chopped 1 large carrot grated 2-3 sprigs of fresh mint chopped 2-3 sprigs of fresh basil chopped ½ cup of dried cranberries or currants Juice of ½ lemon Sea salt – to taste Freshly ground black pepper – to taste 1 tbsp Ghee/ clarified butter – Optional Directions Cook Quinoa with water or low sodium vegetable/ chicken stock and set it aside. Once warm, mix in a tab
Beets are one of my all-time favourite root vegetables! They are sweet, slightly bitter, juicy and taste delicious. They have a gorgeous deep red hue and can add a pop of colour to any salad or smoothie. Beets are loaded with phytonutrients that provide antioxidants, anti-inflammatory support, and aid in detoxification. The phytonutrient in beets is called betalain. This nutrient is heat-sensitive which means the more you cook it, the more it will lose its nutritional value.