Vegetarian

Roasted Asparagus, Mushrooms and Garlic with Lemon & Red Onions

Roasted Asparagus, Mushrooms and Garlic with Lemon & Red Onions

Let’s make our tummy happy and our immune system happier! Let’s blast our insides with superpower goodness! Nothing better than greens, fresh garlic, and lemon to make us stronger. This dish is so delicious, flavourful and light you could have it as a snack. You […]

BAKER’S POTATOES (Pomme de Terre à la Boulangère)

BAKER’S POTATOES (Pomme de Terre à la Boulangère)

No milk, cream or cheese is required for this recipe! Simply potatoes, onions, stock, and fresh thyme. You may either use chicken stock or vegetable stock. What I liked the most about this dish is the texture. Super silky smooth and creamy, almost like it […]

Dandelion, Roasted Onions and Goat Cheese Tart

Dandelion, Roasted Onions and Goat Cheese Tart

Today, we are celebrating the King of Flowers last days. Dandelion, humble tiny yellow wildflower has the capacity of healing and is delectable in a multitude of dishes. As for the Dandelion greens, they have an earthy and bitter taste. If you’re going to eat […]

Zucchini and Gruyère Bread

Zucchini and Gruyère Bread

Today is the day where my long zucchini journey comes to an end. For the last two weeks, I’ve used them in so many dishes. And it’s been great! This time, I decided to make a bread out of them. Zucchini bread is not a […]

Homemade Flatbread

Homemade Flatbread

Flatbread is simple to make, quick to cook and tastes delicious served straight from the pan! Enjoy it with a fresh salad or dunked in some homemade dip. You may even to use it for sandwiches, gyros or mini pizzas.   Ingredients: 1 cup very […]

Green Bean Almondine

Green Bean Almondine

Fresh organic green beans sauteed with butter and sliced almonds. Beyond elegant and so easy to make! I’d like to call this dish: Simple Perfection.   Ingredients: 1 pound fresh green beans washed and trimmed 1/4 cup unsalted butter 1/2 cup sliced almonds 2-3 cloves garlic […]

Zucchini and Raw Almond Pesto

Zucchini and Raw Almond Pesto

Going bananas for zucchinis! It’s their season, so let them shine! And basil, oh so beautiful basil! Let’s make pesto out of everything! Didn’t have pine nuts, so I used raw unsalted almonds. A little olive oil, a little Parmesan, Himalayan sea salt, and fresh […]

Fresh Peach, Basil and Cheddar Muffins

Fresh Peach, Basil and Cheddar Muffins

Pairing fruits with cheese is always a winning combination. Add fresh fragrant basil and you’re in heaven. These savory muffins are so delicate in flavor, you could have them at any time of the day!    Tool needed: Muffin tin Serving: Makes 6 individual muffins […]

Charred Green Beans with Plums, Mint and Hot Baby Peppers

Charred Green Beans with Plums, Mint and Hot Baby Peppers

Today, we chase grey clouds away with this colorful crispy pan-charred green beans side dish! Sautéed in beautiful subtle Vietnamese like sauce, sweet juicy plums, spicy baby peppers and a few mint leaves!   Serves: 4 Ingredients: 1 1/2 Tbsp. of olive oil 1/2 pound […]

Lentil Veggie Burger

Lentil Veggie Burger

Ingredients: 1 cup cooked lentils, drained 1/2 cup breadcrumbs 1/2 cup onion, finely chopped 1/2 cup fresh, finely chopped 1/4 tsp. of garlic powder Salt and black pepper, to taste 1 egg, lightly beaten 3 Tbsp. of olive oil   Directions: Mix all ingredients (except […]

Mushroom Carpaccio with Chive Oil and Parmesan

Mushroom Carpaccio with Chive Oil and Parmesan

Paper thin mushrooms slices, a drizzle of homemade chive oil, fresh parmesan & roasted walnuts. So beautiful and tasty, don’t have much more to say…this dish speaks for itself. Serves: 4 Ingredients: 1 cup of fresh chives 1/2 cup of olive oil 8 oz. of […]

Honey Garlic Butter Roasted Carrots

Honey Garlic Butter Roasted Carrots

For those of you out there that are still eating boiled carrots, shame on you! Why?! Why are you torturing yourself that way?! It’s nonsense! Look at these sexy beasts with their never-ending legs beautifully glazed in a buttery garlic honey sauce. Just look at […]

Mini Curried Vegetable Rösti

Mini Curried Vegetable Rösti

  I’m all about spices! For the colors yes, but mostly for the kick! These mini Rösti are super delicious and pretty healthy too! They’re packed with all kinds of veggies and spices which have tons of antioxidants! The dipping sauce is optional, but I […]

Roasted Potatoes and Shitake Mushrooms (with lemon and thyme)

Roasted Potatoes and Shitake Mushrooms (with lemon and thyme)

Ingredients: 6-7 potatoes, peeled and quartered 250g of Shiitake mushrooms, quartered 1 Tbsp. lemon zest 1/4 cup olive oil 1/4 cup of fresh Thyme (with fresh sprigs set aside for garnish) 2 tsp. sea salt 1 tsp. black pepper   Directions: Preheat oven to 400 […]

Haitian Marinade

Haitian Marinade

 I noticed that a lot of recipes calls for this Haitian marinade also called “Tout trempé”. Which in French means: “everything soaked”.   Ingredients: 1 package of green onions (approximately 7-8) 1 medium size onion 5 clove of garlic (you may add more if you […]

Honey-Lime Sriracha Cauliflower Bites

Honey-Lime Sriracha Cauliflower Bites

Ingredients: – For the sauce: 4 Tbsp of Sriracha sauce 1 Tbsp. of soy sauce or tamari ¼ cup of honey 2 Tbsp. of fresh lime juice – For the cauliflower: One large cauliflower head ½ cup of all-purpose unbleached flour ½ cup of milk […]

Roasted Asparagus with Pomegranate and Sesame-Lemon Sauce

Roasted Asparagus with Pomegranate and Sesame-Lemon Sauce

Serves: 4 Time: 25-30 minutes   Ingredients: 1 pound of fresh asparagus, trimmed at the base 2 tsp. olive oil Sea salt 2 tsp. of black sesame seeds (I like to use black for the contrast, but you may use white sesame seeds) 3 Tbsp. of […]

Sautéed Brussel Sprouts with Sriracha Aioli

Sautéed Brussel Sprouts with Sriracha Aioli

Ingredients: Sprouts: 1 pound Brussels sprouts, rinsed and dried 3-4 Tbsp of  olive oil 1 tsp sea salt + 1/2 tsp black pepper 5 cloves garlic, minced Sriracha Aioli: 3/4 cup hummus 1 Tbsp Sriracha (or another hot sauce) 1/2 a lemon, juiced Pinch sea […]

Asparagus with Lime-Butter, Cilantro and Green Onions

Asparagus with Lime-Butter, Cilantro and Green Onions

Ingredients: 1 bunch asparagus 3 Tbsp. of unsalted butter, melted Lime zest of 1 lime Lime juice of 1 lime 2 Tbsp. of fresh cilantro, chopped 2 Tbsp. of green onions, chopped Salt to taste   Directions: Wash asparagus and snap off the ends. Discard […]

Rainbow Carrots with Lemon-Thyme Butter

Rainbow Carrots with Lemon-Thyme Butter

Ingredients: 2 lb rainbow carrots 3 Tbsp. of unsalted butter Juice of 1 lemon 1/2 tsp. of thyme 1/4 tsp. of salt 1/4 tsp. of black pepper   Directions: Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Scrub carrots with a brush. Do not peel. Place carrots on […]

Roasted Cauliflower with Garlic Chickpea Sauce and Pomegranate

Roasted Cauliflower with Garlic Chickpea Sauce and Pomegranate

Ingredients: For the garlic chickpea sauce: ½ cup of your favorite hummus brand (you may make your own as well) 1 garlic clove, very finely chopped 2 Tbsp of water, or more as needed 1/2 tsp. salt, to taste For the cauliflower: 1 large head […]

Spighe with Beetroot and Pumpkin Seed Pesto

Spighe with Beetroot and Pumpkin Seed Pesto

Ingredients: 500g of Spighe pasta or another pasta shape Ingredients for Beetroot pesto: 300 g boiled beetroots (I use pre-cooked, sealed in package) 100 g pumpkin seeds and a little more for topping (topping optional) 2 garlic cloves 75 g grated parmesan 4 Tbsp. of […]

Rosemary and Sweet Paprika Potato Wedges

Rosemary and Sweet Paprika Potato Wedges

Ingredients: 4 large baking potatoes 4 Tbsp. of olive oil 1 tsp. of kosher salt, or another big salt 1/2 tsp. of freshly ground black pepper 1 1/2 Tbsp. of sweet paprika 1 Tbsp. minced fresh rosemary leaves or 1 tsp. dried rosemary 1/2 teaspoon […]

Garlicky Sautéed Mushrooms

Garlicky Sautéed Mushrooms

Ingredients: 2 Tbsp. unsalted butter 2 Tbsp. olive oil 1 1/2 lbs (24 oz) cremini mushrooms Salt and garlic powder Black pepper 1 1/2 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice 1 Tbsp. fresh parsley, finely chopped   Directions: Rinse and quickly pat dry mushrooms. Cut off stems […]

Sautéed Green Beans with Garlic and Pomegranate

Sautéed Green Beans with Garlic and Pomegranate

Ingredients: 1 lb green beans, washed and ends trimmed. 1 Tbsp. of olive oil 1 large garlic clove, minced 1 Tbsp. of balsamic vinegar 1/4 cup pomegranate seeds Salt and pepper, to taste   Directions: Coat green beans in olive oil. Heat up a large […]

One Pan Gratin Dauphinois

One Pan Gratin Dauphinois

Ingredients: 5 yellow potatoes, sliced into very thin rounds 1 cup of cooking cream (35%) 1 cup of milk (2%) 1 cup of sharp gruyère or cheddar cheese, finely grated 1/2 Tbsp. of paprika Pinch of nutmeg (optional) 1/4 tsp each salt and freshly ground […]

Halloumi Stuffed Peppers

Halloumi Stuffed Peppers

Ingredients: 3 red bell peppers 2 Tbsp. of olive oil 3 garlic cloves, finely chopped 250 grams Halloumi Cheese (unflavoured), thinly sliced 1 lemon, grated + some juice for drizzle 1 Tbsp. of fresh thyme   Directions: Preheat the oven to 400F degrees. Cut the […]

Potato Gnocchi with Mushrooms and Feta

Potato Gnocchi with Mushrooms and Feta

Ingredients: 1 lb potato gnocchi (store-bought or homemade if you can) 1 lb white button mushrooms roughly chopped 2 Tbsp. of unsalted butter 2 garlic cloves, minced 1 tsp. chopped fresh thyme leaves 2/3 cup white wine 1/3 cup crumbled feta cheese Chopped parsley to […]

Fig, Watermelon and Feta Aperitif Plate

Fig, Watermelon and Feta Aperitif Plate

Ingredients: 2 cups cubed seedless watermelon (or create balls using a melon baller) 4 large fresh figs, quartered 2 cups cubed feta Directions: On a serving plate, arrange watermelon, feta, and figs.   * Should you wish to add a light vinaigrette. I suggest the […]

Caramelized Onion & Mushroom Phyllo Rolls (with thyme, honey & Fleur de Sel)

Caramelized Onion & Mushroom Phyllo Rolls (with thyme, honey & Fleur de Sel)

Ingredients: 1/2 large onion, thinly sliced 2 cups of mushrooms, sliced 1 garlic clove, minced 1/2 tsp. of fresh thyme+more for garnish 1 Tbsp. of unsalted butter Olive oil Salt and black pepper 5 Tbs. of unsalted butter, melted 4 sheets phyllo dough 2 Tbsp. […]

Fig and Caramelized Onion Flatbread

Fig and Caramelized Onion Flatbread

Ingredients: 3 medium onions, cut in half and sliced into thin slices 3 Tbsp. unsalted butter 2 flatbreads (8-inch) or 6 small 2 Tbsp. crumbled goat cheese, plus extra for the top 2 cups fresh baby arugula 3 large fresh figs, sliced Olive oil salt […]

Fried Ravioli with Marinara Sauce

Fried Ravioli with Marinara Sauce

Ingredients: 2 cups of refrigerated cheese ravioli (about 40 small) 1/2 cup of all-purpose flour 1 cup Panko breadcrumbs 2 eggs 1 1/2 cups of your favorite marinara sauce Salt Oil for frying   Directions: Let the ravioli and eggs come to room temperature. Whisk […]

Ricotta Spinach Lasagna Roll-Ups

Ricotta Spinach Lasagna Roll-Ups

*Makes 32 rolls Ingredients: 8 lasagna sheets (not pre-cooked) 2 cups of mozzarella, grated 8-Inch Square Baking Dish (ex.: Pyrex) If your baking dish is not square, that’s fine. Just make sure to place each roll tightly next to each other to avoid them falling […]