Pumpkin Squares

Pumpkin Squares

Just because I’m a nutritionist doesn’t mean I don’t love me a sweet treat every now and then — especially when the weather cools, the days get shorter and all I want to complete a perfectly cozy fireside dinner is a sweet indulgence just like...
Cold Cucumber Soup

Cold Cucumber Soup

On a hot summer’s day, the mere thought of this smooth, pale-green soup will a cooling wave rippling through you. What’s more, you won’t work up a sweat in the kitchen as this is ready in a matter of minutes – with minimal cooking! Although this dish looks light,...
Very Berry Summer Pudding (Rote Grütze)

Very Berry Summer Pudding (Rote Grütze)

I grew up eating this luscious summer dessert and love it to this day. It’s not only delicious, but also super-quick-and-easy to make, beautiful to look at and highly nutritious. In German — my mother tongue — this dish is called rote Grütze...
Gazpacho with Garlicky Shrimp (gambas al ajillo)

Gazpacho with Garlicky Shrimp (gambas al ajillo)

Gazpacho, a raw summer vegetable soup from the sun-scorched south of Spain, is one of the simplest and most delicious summer dishes in my repertoire. When I lived with my family in the south of France, we would buy cartons of ready-made gazpacho at our local country...
Store-Cupboard Special: Tuna, Bean & Red Pepper Salad

Store-Cupboard Special: Tuna, Bean & Red Pepper Salad

This delicious Mediterranean salad can be rustled up in less than 20 minutes using mostly canned or jarred pantry ingredients. The most time-consuming part is boiling the eggs, so if you want to speed it up further, buy ready-cooked, peeled eggs. And if you already...