Snacks


cocoa nibs image
Snacking on Cocoa Nibs improves your mood, increases your energy, and lowers your appetite for fatty unhealthy foods – to list just a few health benefits.  What are cocoa nibs? Cacao nibs or cocoa nibs are perfectly roasted cocoa beans separated from their husks and broken into small pieces. Cocoa […]

The Health Benefits of Cocoa Nibs


Perfectly risen and fluffy french butter croissants recipe the easy way in the breadmaker
Up until recently, when I craved homemade french croissants, I simply bought a box of ready-made ones and heated them in the oven for 5 minutes or I used to buy puff pastry from the supermarket, cut it into triangles, roll it and bake it. But somehow those weren’t quite […]

Home Made French Butter Croissants in The Bread Making Machine


Chia seeds have been cultivated since Aztec times and cherished by Aztec people as a healthy source of energy and quality nutrients in their diet.  The first time I heard about Chia seeds was when I’ve got a Chia Pet; it was good fun to watch the seeds sprouting and […]

The Health Benefits of Including Chia Seeds in Everyday Diet



anise flower, uses of anise, aniseed, remedy anise, spice anise
I enjoy my daily walk on the beach as there’s always something new to discover. On my way back home tonight I came across a huge overgrown plant with overripe flowers and seeds. It didn’t look particularly nice but its scent was so strong I couldn’t help but pick a […]

The many uses of Anise Plant and Seeds


bacon pastry
    Bacon and cheesy indeed. These puff pastry triangles are so easy and fast to make, I don’t even know why I bother writing the recipe, maybe because sometimes we need reminding that the best things in life are easy and requires very little work. And because my children […]

Easy Recipe for Kids Puff Pastry with Cheese and Bacon


image, apricot, almonds and peach desert crumble served with vanilla icecream on top
This is a very versatile and easy to put together desert recipe that will have all your guests or family members begging for second servings. Ingredients:  For the fruity layer: handful of dried apricots, 8 ripe and juicy peaches sprinkled with sugar; small handful of muesli and crushed almonds For the crumble mixture: […]

Home Made Fruit Crumble Desert Recipe