Strawberry, rosemary and pistachio parfait

Recipe: Strawberry, rosemary and pistachio parfait

If you don’t have a super sweet tooth (like me, wink wink) this strawberry, rosemary and pistachio parfait might be the perfect dessert for you. It is not only a looker but also super easy to make. This treat is gluten-free, vegetarian-friendly and super healthy. You’ll get calcium, protein and probiotics from the yoghurt, vitamin…Continue reading Recipe: Strawberry, rosemary and pistachio parfait

Garbanzos con acelga y chorizo

Recipe: Garbanzos con acelga y chorizo (chickpeas with silverbeet and chorizo)

Last week I posted a recipe for the “regular” version of garbanzos con acelga (see recipe here). Garbanzos con acelga y chorizo is a tasty variation which includes the popular Spanish sausage for the meat eaters out there. Before you start, a few notes on ingredients: Chorizo sausages can be fresh or dried, you can…Continue reading Recipe: Garbanzos con acelga y chorizo (chickpeas with silverbeet and chorizo)

garbanzos con acelga

Recipe: Garbanzos con acelga (chickpeas with silverbeet)

Garbanzos con acelga (chickpeas with silverbeet) is a traditional Spanish stew. This recipe is gluten-free, high in fibre and vegan if you use vegetable stock. Like many other dishes from Spain, this one has been adopted and adapted in Peruvian cuisine. We tend to make it with ají panca instead of tomato paste, and serve…Continue reading Recipe: Garbanzos con acelga (chickpeas with silverbeet)

Sleep Smarter

Book review: Sleep Smarter (Shawn Stevenson)

Continuing with the sleep health theme of the month, here I review Shawn Stevenson’s bestselling book Sleep Smarter. The author Shawn Stevenson is the American podcaster behind The Model Health Show. He was diagnosed with degenerative bone and disc disease as a teenager, which led to weight inactivity, poor food choices and subsequent weight gain.…Continue reading Book review: Sleep Smarter (Shawn Stevenson)