With the Aussie summer upon us, I look for ways to keep the body cool and hydrated. Rummaging through the fridge I found a large piece of watermelon and a few cucumbers that caught my attention. So, I decided to put these ultimate coolers to good use and make a […]
Tag: No-cook Recipes
How about giving fat-laden and calo-terrific dips and sides a break? Here is a salsa that will make your chips, crackers, tortillas and meat dishes tastier. It is a combination of fruity, savoury and tangy ingredients loaded with vitamin E, vitamin C, anti-oxidants and so much more. It is a […]
Hummus is a Middle Eastern dip made with chickpeas and a few tasty ingredients. Typically, hummus has tahini (sesame paste). I do not enjoy tahini so I decide to skip it from the dip. This easy and versatile dip tastes great with crudités, pita bread, chips, salads and wraps. Hummus […]
Often, I look for healthy snacking options especially for those post-workout hunger pangs. On one of my grocery runs, I saw these dates, almond and coconut balls; not only were they pricey but also contained obscene amounts of glucose and sugar in it. Although very appetising, the thought of consuming […]
The winter has officially begun in Australia, and I am missing the warm weather terribly. As I reminisce about the bright, summer days on a cold, rainy day, I bring to you watermelon lemonade. This cold drink is just what you need to beat the heat. With the sweet melon […]
The versatile yoghurt comes to the rescue when you want something delish, nutritious creamy and not very fattening. This time the humble yoghurt comes in the form of a spicy, curried, low-fat dip. This dip is simple to put together, requires very few ingredients, tastes fabulous and keeps well in […]
I love fruits and vegetables that are in season. And for me, summer is synonymous with watermelons. I try and put this amazing summer fruit to good use in juices and salads. Here is a salad that combines juicy watermelon pieces with salty feta cheese that is given a touch […]
Salads, chips and crackers with creamy dressing/ dip is always a winner but the fat and calorie content are not. Here’s a dip/ dressing that is easy on the calories without compromising on the creaminess and taste of the full-fat versions. Tips: If you can’t get chives, use any other […]
This is a street food inspired dish that combines juicy red watermelons, onions and Indian spices to give you a refreshing salad.
The red juicy watermelon has gone into the blender with complementing ingredients to make this cold, savoury soup that is a perfect soother for hot, sunny days. Tips: Use fresh red chillies or jalapeno depending on your threshold for spiciness. Add yellow or capsicum for more body in the soup.
Looking for a party menu that is healthy and tasty? Or do you want to get your children to eat vegetables? Here is a fun way to make salads more appealing whether it is for your party or children. Not only is it easy to make, it also is a […]
Keeping your body hydrated is crucial and sometimes just drinking water gets a little monotonous. So, how about a glass of carrot ginger juice for hydration? This juice besides being tasty, works as a great anti-oxidant and detoxifies the liver. Tips: If you are using a blender, you may find […]