drinks

Tamarind Iced Tea

Tamarind Iced Tea makes one of the healthiest and tastiest Iced Tea to cool down on a hot summer day! Served with extra lime, cilantro leaves and lots of ice cubes to make it extra fresh! Tamarind iced tea is the drink to quench your thirst this summer. The hardest part of the recipe is… Continue reading Tamarind Iced Tea

Appetizers · Desserts · Snacks · Tapas

Piña Colada Granita

This Piña colada is so refreshing, plus it’s way healthier than the normal kind with no flavour loss. This recipe doesn’t use the fatty coconut milk, nor the cream, it’s all natural coco water, no added sugar. The benefits of coconut water are; it lowers blood pressure, also it’s apparently the best rehydrating liquid mother… Continue reading Piña Colada Granita

Appetizers · Main Meals · Meat & Poultry · Snacks

Hot Habanero Chicken Wings

Baked hot chicken wings in a homemade habanero-strawberry sauce and a side of blue cheese dip with veggies. Who’s starving for some hot chicken wings? Those chicken wings are medium-hot wings with a fruity touch, the strawberry and honey glazed helps to calm down all that habanero heat. Plus, on the side another tongue soothing element… Continue reading Hot Habanero Chicken Wings

Desserts · Snacks

Fruity yogurt bites

This is a “non recipe” recipe… Let’s just say a healthy snack… also, it doesn’t need much preparation. I’ve simply used my “almost too old” leftovers of oranges and strawberries, add yogurt and there you have a nice frozen summer bite. I didn’t even bother cutting the strawberry, just put the stick through it. Just… Continue reading Fruity yogurt bites

Main Meals · Pasta and Bread Meals · Salads · Vegetarian

Caprese pasta salad

Everyone love a good Caprese salad (tomatoes, fresh basil, mozzarella with olive oil), so why not change it a bit and make it a pasta salad, and since it’s spring why not add a few green asparagus to celebrate that! This is such a simple idea, and takes no time to make. It’s a “feeling… Continue reading Caprese pasta salad

Main Meals · Meat & Poultry · Pasta and Bread Meals · Salads

Mediterranean pasta salad

This is an addictive meal, a “wake up in the middle of the night for a bite” meal… a “you have more than me” meal. This is a recipe from way back in the days, when I used to sleep over at my friend’s house and her mom knew I was coming. Then she would make… Continue reading Mediterranean pasta salad

Appetizers · Desserts · Snacks · Soups · Vegetarian

Almond and pineapple cold soup (ajo blanco de piña)

  This is a summer recipe. It is actually based on the original gazpacho recipe, the “ajo blanco” which is an almond, garlic, bread and vinegar cold soup. The tradition one doesn’t contain pineapple but sometimes grapes are used. Gazpacho existed way before tomatoes were imported in Europe from the New World. Spaniards used to do… Continue reading Almond and pineapple cold soup (ajo blanco de piña)