Quinoa Salad with Cranberries and Herbs 

Quinoa salad with cranberries and herbs

Protein Punch Who would have thought this tiny little grain carries so much goodness in its core? Everybody seems to have gone quinoa crazy these days. Top chefs just can’t get enough of its versatile charm that can be transformed and adapted to any style of kitchen. Vegan foodies swear by the magic protein power…

Barley Salad with Green Olives and Toasted Walnuts

Barley Salad with green olives and toasted walnuts

Spring loading Neglected, even underestimated for ages, grains are having their moment in the spotlight in recent years, and it seems they are not likely to step down from their newly established status as simple and delicious power foods. One of my favourites is barley, a wonderfully versatile little gem with a rich, nutty flavour…

Lemon Herb Quinoa with Spring Peas, Avocado and Basil 

Lemon Herb Quinoa with Spring Peas, Avocado and Basil

Use your grain Some of you might remember the couscous craze of the early nineties. Everything was based on the tiny semolina balls that resemble a grain, all the fashionable recipes used it. Nowadays it seems like quinoa is the one that has the right of passage to our every other dish. Restaurants have added…

The Evergreen Dressing

The Evergreen dressing

Green Day This evergreen dressing, a recipe can be used  on salads, especially over lettuce, or as a light spread on crispy or farmer’s bread. Served next to plain chicken or trout or salmon. It can be stored in the fridge for 3 to 4  days. This recipe is also shared in my  book Sandra Loves ,…