Food

The Laestrygiants

So, what’s the deal? You won’t eat meat ever again? Let me put it this way… Imagine that a race of aliens suddenly arrives on Earth. Let’s call them… “Laestrygiants”. These beings are twice the size of the average human, and they are very-very hungry! Unfortunately for them, they crash-land in the middle of Antarctica. No food in sight; just …

‘Loaded’ Baked Sweet Potatoes

The idea of ‘loaded’ baked sweet potatoes or otherwise stuffed baked sweet potatoes gives you another chance to freestyle at your kitchen, letting your imagination free to create with anything left in your refrigerator or your cupboards, an alternative but always healthy meal for lunch or dinner. The idea is simple. While the sweet potatoes are being baked, you prepare …

Crispy Baked Sweet Potato Fries

I am in love with the sweet potatoes, that are particularly healthy and nutritious. I usually cook them with stuffed tomatoes and peppers in the oven, with peas, fresh green beans, eggplants, and in other traditional Greek recipes. I made my rest family love them too, with the way you will find described below. Crispy sweet potatoes like the famous …

Cauliflower Pizza

Cauliflower pizza is a very good ‘alternative’ and modern idea for low carb, naturally gluten-free, and low calories pizza. It is a favorite snack of the California residents in the USA and for the fans of a healthy diet and pizza too. Cauliflower is considered as a tasteless and with an unpleasant smell vegetable by many people. However it is …

10 tips to add nutrional value to your meals

Add 1-2 tablespoons of millet or quinoa or amaranth into your legumes soups ( chickpeas, beans, lentils). They become more thick and more filling. Moreover, you offer yourself a high-quality plant-based protein. Do not combine lentils or spinach with cheese because their iron contains competes with the calcium content of cheese for which one will be absorbed by the human …

The Greek Superfoods II

Superfoods are called all the foods that are rich in nutrients like healthy fats, vitamins, metals, minerals, and antioxidants. They can not do miracles by themselves. They should be part of a complete and balanced diet, as the Mediterranean is, in order to provide us with their benefits. Fortunately, our country Greece is very rich in superfoods and we will …

The Greek Superfoods Ι

It would be a great omission, if we do not talk about the superfoods of our country. Chia seeds, also quinoa and amaranth from Aztecs and Incas  are really very nutrient, moreover buckwheat and millet seeds from China and Japan are excellent too. However Greece is full of food-treasures, very rich in nutritional value that support a balanced dietary model, structured …