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walnutty eggplant spread

(Wal)nutty eggplant dip

Peeps! You know that I am a (wal)nut for eggplants right? Gimme any time! Well, this  luscious dip/spread has been a go-to many times when in the past months I have wondered what dip I want to make to accompany my roasted or steamed veggies and, VERY IMPORTANT, for many of the parties I have [+]

Citrusy chia balls

Energy ball mania #9! CC (citrusy chia) energy balls

Peeps, it’s been a while, right? I make energy balls very often, all sorts of variations of spices and dried fruits and nuts, but I have not posted a new recipe in a while. What kind of a mania is this if regularity is lacking – you may ask! And you will be right. So here [+]

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Kooking in Kika’s kitchen: 1st plant-based workshop

It happened! I did my first ever plant-based cooking workshop at my place!!! I was so afraid how it would work, not because of the cooking, but because I am not always at ease with transmitting what I know. But, boys and girls, this worked! A dear friend’s husband offered to his wife this workshop [+]

Kleen green smoothie

Kleen green detox smoothie

Going through this blog and looking at the pages, I realize there are no drinks! Well, sharing this kleen green detox smoothie will rectify the situation a bit. I am just out of the end-of-the-year festivities and I feel a big urge to cleanse my body a bit of the excess that normally goes with [+]

minty-zesty-lentils-zucchini-salad

Minty zesty lentils and zucchini

I did not really plan to post this recipe, cos it’s the exact copy of the one by Deliciously Ella in her first cookbook. But, it is so fresh and simple to make, and it was quite a success at a recent brunch I had, that I need to put it here (I see this [+]

gigantes beans

Gigantes! Baked beans à la grecque

It’s a big day! This is the first in what I hope will be a series of posts featuring foodie friends who are passionate about healthy eating. My dear friend Maria, who has also been a privileged food tester for most of the dishes you see on this blog, is the brave pioneer. Thank you M!  [+]

Lemon arugula zoodles

Feather light lemony arugula zoodles

Green is the colour . These zoodles are purifying for both the eyes and the body. They are so fresh and light, that it they are the perfect dinner for springtime, which starts to show its nose here in Paris. I got a spiralizer recently and these zoodles were the result of its solemn inauguration. I was [+]

Klean green hummus

Kleen green hummus

I have been making hummus very often in the past few years. It’s such a tasty, healthy and filling spread, and so I have it often ready to take to the office for lunch, with some superfood bread, black rice & sesame crackers or, simply, some raw or cooked veggies. What I have been making is a [+]

Pumpkin soup

The ultimate pumpkin soup

Now, this soup has been the nice surprise of the week! I have been ill at home these pas few days and, what better way to have warm comforting food and take in liquids and nutriments, than eating veggie soups? The pumpkin is the star of the autumn season – you see it everywhere and [+]

Aubergine spread

ZE aubergine spread (baba ghanoush)

Gimme aubergine, any time, in any form and any shape. This is ZE aubergine spread, also because combined with tahini to give it that special seedy flavour. The baked taste of the aubergine also adds flavour, so don’t be afraid to burn the aubergine slightly when baking. So, for one large bowl, you will need: [+]

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