Greek Salad

You can't say I didn't warn you: here it is! The new look of my blog finally sees the light of the day. I must have threatened with it about two years...

Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream

Yes, I know. It's been a very very long time since I last posted a recipe here. Needless to say that I lost interest a bit. Needless to say, never eno...

Green Avocado Smoothie

I can imagine what you are thinking: she must be living under a rock. The world has been drinking green smoothies for about a decade, and now she's co...

Chicken Tikka Masala

I am lagging behind with a lot of recipes that I have been cooking lately, as the other grown-up family member in our house decided to go starch and s...

Chicken Liver Pate

Surprise, surprise: I am still alive. Alive and kicking and cooking. It's been a while since the last post, about three months. Let me explain. You...

Jeweled Cauliflower Rice

Welcome back after a little summer break! I went on a three week holiday to Crete in Greece. All prepared with recipes and food photos that prepare...

Paleo Chocolate Banana Bread

Remember my last post about the upcoming Ramadan 10k race that involved big prize money? Well, the prize money was doubled to 2.1 million AED (that'...

Salade Ni├žoise

My running break is over. Thank goodness for that. It lasted about 2 1/2 weeks. I am not sure if it was enough to recover physically from the strain...

Coconut Frozen Yogurt

Breaks are good. Change of scenery is good. Breaking out of your routine is good. Doing something different is good. Even if it's only temporary. A r...

Roasted Beetroot and Apple Salad

Not much wisdom to share today. Just a lovely summer salad of beetroot, apples and celery that I keep on making. The textures of these three ing...

Paleo Hazelnut Banana Date Muffins

A chiropractor once said that to me there is no running injuries, only lifestyle injuries. Our modern lifestyles have us sitting in the most awkward...

Green Beans with Dates and Walnuts

Spring is in the air, and I find myself making salads and light vegetable dishes instead of heavy hot soups and stews or meat-laden dinners. One ca...

Apple Rosemary Cake with Lemon Drizzle

March is the last month of the Dubai running season. The races are getting shorter, as the weather gets warmer. Over are the days when the temperatu...

Honey Tahini Almond Cookies

I read an interesting article yesterday, on one of my favorite running and nutrition websites Competitor Running. The article was called "Do The Mat...

Quinoa Tabbouleh

The update of the half marathon that I ran more than two weeks ago on Valentine's day?.....ahem, yes...... I still owe you that one. Well, let's be ...

Orange Almond Cookies

It has become a habit of posting here on my blog the day before a big race. Although I didn't mention it in last week's post, I went for another rac...

Asian-Style Chicken Quinoa Salad

This quinoa recipe was an attempt to carb load before my marathon last week. As it contains grains and veggies... Oh, how little do I know. I am aw...