Springtime is now here, and with the warm weather comes the need to detox from the heavier and mostly cooked winter meals and favor more raw and fresh ingredients. This is a simple and easy way to instantly add more nutrients and health benefits to […]
Tag: Cooking with leftovers
I love frittatas, they are ready in 10 min, provide a good source of proteins, and allow you to use up all your veggies leftovers. The combination of eggs and cheese is also a winner, and is great to finish off those little bites of […]
A summer variation on the classic Middle Eastern dish. Gluten-free and packed with deliciously healthy fresh vegetables, this quinoa tabbouleh recipe is perfect as an accompaniment of meats, ideal for a packed lunch, or great o its own as a starter or healthy snack.
I often prepare this recipe when I teach around lunchtime and in the evenings, so I have something healthy and most of all nutritious, to snack on when I am back home. Quinoa is a “superfood” which means that is one of those foods that exceptionally packed with nutrients, including a complete essential amino-acids count.
Rocket, tomatoes and cucumber are ingredients that are so easy to find, and I am sure many of you will have some leftovers to use up.
Perfect for a healthy lunch box to bring to the office, or as accompaniment to some meats, this gluten-free variation on the famous Mediterranean recipe, will keep light and full for long.
By: Claudia Armani
- a bowl of quinoa
- a handful of rocket leaves
- 1 medium tomato
- half of a cucumber
- extra virgin olive oil
- a dash of lemon
- sea salt to taste
- Step 1 Finely cut the rocket leaves, wash and cut the tomato and two third of the cucumber in small pieces, and put them in a bowl with a bit of sea salt.
- Step 2 For the dressing: put the left over cucumber in a blender with a little water and a dash of lemon juice.
- Step 3 When the quinoa is cooked, put it in the bowl with the rest of the vegetables, pour the dressing and add a little of olive oil. Stir and eat!
For more quick, easy and delicious gluten-free recipes you can check out my Zataar & turmeric rice.
A very tasty and speedy frittata, filling, and great to use up left overs. For this recipe I used a non-stick 20cm pan, ( I found an excellent one in Wilko), the doses are for one person as a main meal, or for two if this […]
I love crudite’. They are great to use up vegetable leftovers, increase the amount of vegetables in your diet, as a healthy snack option and a fantastic aid to weight loss. They will fill you up with fibers and nutrients, increasing the sense of satiety, […]