Grapefruit, Fennel & Walnut Summer Salad

This crisp salad is full of well-balanced and delicate summer flavours. Plus, it contains fennel, which is a veg of many benefits.ย It is a source of vitamin C, fiber, folate and potassium and is known to be great for digestion. More specifically, it can help soothe bloating, gas and acid reflux. I will definitely be…

Creamy Corn Chowder

Today’s creamy soup is a take on the New England clam chowder that arose whenย American settlers left the Atlantic coast (and wittle clams) and headed towards the Midwestern Corn Belt. What ensued was a “clam chowder” in which the clams were replaced by corn (to my satisfaction – what can I say, in a previous…

Mediterannean Chickpea, Apricot & Rosemary Balls

I. Love. Hummus. To me, spreading it on anything and everything is fair play (I don’t know who died and made me ref, FYI). I must say though, and I never thought I’d say this, after making this recipe, I can now say that I love “hummus balls”. Chickpeas really are a wonder food. Though…

Butternut Squash & Mango Soup

Mmmmmmmmango! Mango is a superstar amongst tropical fruits. It, along with guava and litchi, is one of the tropical fruits containing the highest amount of polyphenols, with the main contained polyphenol being gallic acid. Polyphenols, in case you didn’t get the memo, are antioxidants which protect our beautiful cells against various types of disease. To…

Seasonal Yellow Plum Salsa

Yellow plums are in season right now, so make this recipe (I tell it like it is, I don’t beat around the bush ๐Ÿ˜‰ ). This recipe is awesome, the combination of flavours is unexpected. ๐Ÿ™‚ Fresh & Fruity Yellow Plum Salsa Ingredients: 8 yellow plums, chopped up nice 1 large onion, finely chopped 1/2…