A Life Saver Tomato Sauce

The simple, humble tomato sauce is one of the healthiest recipe in the world. It is in the heart of the Mediterranean Diet. Basically , it is a sauce made with onions, garlic, olive oil stewed with diced tomatoes and herbs. Make a weekly batch and it’s a life saver. Good for your heart and there are hundreds of simple quick time-saving recipes  using this yumi sauce.


12 Soups For My Diet

A properly made soup is a great hack for any diet, because…
It has minerals and vitamins. It hydrates.  It has a low calorie density. It has a low Glycemic Index. It’s filling!
It can be a meal in itself. It cools you in Summer, it warms your soul in Winter. It helps you feel better when you’re ill. And of course you can have it as a quick lunch, in a Mason jar.


My Chinese Quick and Easy Recipes

My Chinese recipes are not quite authentic but who cares, they’re so healthy, tasty, easy and quick!

They are based on a couple of very simple Chinese recipes I learned while in Beijing, China in 1984.


Beans and Tomato Soup

Rich in potassium, excellent for your heart. The low Glycemic Index makes it suitable for any diet. One bowl of this soup (1.5 cups or 400 g) has 200 kcal.

dovlecei.umplutiStuffed Squashes or Zucchinis

Stuffed Squashes or Zuchinis are an excellent option for any diet. Also, if you replace meat with mushrooms and other veggies, you get a delicious veggie recipe for a non-meat day.

A little work, but it tastes so good!


My Umami Pilaf

Stewed in olive oil give this pilaf a nice umami taste.

You can store this pilaf in the fridge and eat it along the week as a main dish, side dish or snack. Excellent for No Meat days. It tastes even if cold and is so refreshing on a hot summer day.

Hot, with a bit of Parmesan or Swiss cheese grated on top will make a perfect comfort meal in a cold Winter day.

unnamed Traditional Winter Salads

Here are 4 wonderful recipes, hope you’ll enjoy them.

Links to some wonderful recipes on the net


Easy Hummus Recipe – Better Than Store-bought

from Inspired Taste.

With just a few simple tricks, you really can make creamy smooth hummus at home and yes, we really do think it’s better than store-bought.

zacusca-1Roasted Eggplant and Pepper Spread (Zacusca)

from JoCooks

Roasted Eggplant and Pepper Spread (Zacusca) – a most delicious vegetable spread and a perfect snack that’s popular in Eastern Europe.


Bibimbap from

If you’ve never heard of Bibimbap, it’s a Korean dish that combines rice, seasoned vegetables, meat, egg, and a variety of other toppings.

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