Buckwheat Tacos with Refried Beans (frijoles) and various toppings

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As I mentioned to you in an earlier post, I had to go to Mexico a few times lately for work. When I go on trips, I try to eat mostly local food and I love to get inspired by the local cuisine. What I realized in Mexico, that there was a lot of taco…. 

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Black Eyed Peas Salad

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I was inspired by this recipe through a friend. She made this salad for a BBQ at one of our friend’s place. Before I tried her salad, I have never eaten Black Eyed Peas before – nor did I even know that they existed! I always thought they are this  band with the great music!… 

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Quinoa-Amaranth Burger with Miso sauce

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I got inspired for this recipe by the lovely Abby who runs the blog “Welcome to Abby’s Kitchen” – it’s amazing, please go have a look at her beautiful collection of innovative and healthy recipes! She had posted a recipe for Amaranth, Red Lentils & Chia seeds patties and I came across it. At that moment,… 

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Quinoa Tabouleh

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Tabouleh is one of my all-time favorite foods! When we still lived in Zurich, we would go from time to time with a group of friends to one of our favorite restaurants, Le Cèdre (always in groups, because mezze is more fun to eat in groups as you can share more different kinds!) – and they would serve… 

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Low-carb cauliflower pizza with veggie topping

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Yes, you read it right: A pizza that is low carb!! In fact, the “dough” is only made with one tablespoon of flour! And the rest is all veggies! Super healthy and low calorie, yep 😉 And yet it’s filling and very satisfying. I saw this recipe on the amazing blog Big City Dreamer. It’s… 

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Mini Spinach-Ricotta Cannelloni

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Cannelloni are one of my favorite Italian meals, especially when they are filled with a delicious spinach-ricotta filling. I just love the combination of taste and bite these two have together! As I have discovered Wonton wraps as a great and easy base to make my own, clean, home-made filled pasta (I have made pumpkin… 

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Zucchini spaghetti

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Ok, this recipe is super close to the healthy pasta dish I posted a couple of weeks ago, but I made these for lunch the other day, because I was so curious about the “Zucchini” noodles I have been seeing everywhere, so I needed to give it a try. This dish contains following Superfoods: Brown… 

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Avocado-Tomato salad with Miso dressing (vegan)

Avocado-Tomato salad with Miso dressing

Hi there dear friends 😉 I hope you are having a great week so far! Today, I want to tell you about an amazing discovery I made last week. I had lunch with a friend, and she ordered a salad that came with a miso vinaigrette. Very intrigued, I of course had to try her… 

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Easy, healthy Pasta Dish

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This is not a combination I came up with, I tried this dish the first time when a friend cooked for me. And she said – this was her quote –  “I am not a very good cook”. But the dish actually tasted heavenly – so guess, this just proves that this recipe is really,… 

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Pesto salad with Kale

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Close to my office, which is in Coral Gables, there is this salad place, called Giardino Gourmet Salads. I love to go there, because they make your customized salad freshly for you. And you can also choose from a wide range of their menu, where they already suggest some delicious combinations. One of my favorites… 

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Lentils Curry

Lentils Curry

I thought about this recipe, as I found a pack of red lentils I had bought a few weeks back at the Supermarket. It’s been ages since I cooked lentils, but they are actually, just really so good for you, with their high fiber and protein content. In fact, 1 cup of cooked lentils, contain… 

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Millet “Arrancini”

Millet "Arrancini"

Arrancini are of Italian origin, they are little rice balls, with a delicious filling and then fried. I wanted to create a healthy alternative and of course instead of using white rice, I was going to use one of the great Superfood grains. As I had used millet before to make Curry Patties, I knew… 

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Ensalada Ferrán (Tomato-Watermelon Salad)

Ensalada Ferran

This recipe is atually inspired by our favorite Spanish Tapas restaurant in Miami, Barceloneta. They serve such delicious food!! And one of our favorite dishes there, is this Ensalada Ferrán. In the restaurant, I believe they serve it with some more toppings, like herbs and onions, but I have found that the combination I tried… 

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Quinoa salad

Quinoa Salad

This easy and fast to prepare recipe contains 6 kinds of Superfoods: Quinoa Chia seeds Flaxseeds Black beans Avocado Tomatoes Ingredients: 1 cup of Quinoa (uncooked) 2 tbsp Chia seeds 2 tbsp ground or whole flaxseeds parsley 1 tomato 1/2 avocado 1 small can of sweet corn 1/2 a can of black beans For the… 

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