Make breakfast count: Spinach & Parmesan scramble

One of the things I love about intermittent fasting (i.e., not eating for 12+ hours overnight) is that when breakfast finally comes, I really appreciate my food! So much so that, after waiting to eat for many hours, I don’t want to just chug a boring old smoothie

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Mediterranean smoothie

I’m in two minds about smoothies. On the one hand, they contain a boatload of nutritious ingredients and can be  prepared in a flash — that’s all great. But on the other, they tend to lead to rushed breakfasts and mindless eating.

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Soothing semolina

My daughter had all her wisdom teeth removed recently and wasn’t allowed solid food for days. After a few glorious hours guzzling ice cream, chocolate milk and Gatorade, she got fed up with the sweet stuff and craved something savory.

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Bircher muesli (overnight oats)

Even (or especially?) crazy-busy people need a decent meal to start their day. Bircher Muesli to the rescue! This breakfast dish is inspired by a preparation pioneered in 1900 by the Swiss doctor Maximilian Bircher-Benner for

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Pollo con arroz

I love one-pot meals. In part because there’s only one pot to wash. But mostly because there’s something very convivial and comforting about a meal that’s prepared in, and shared from, the same receptacle. Special Snowflakes be warned: here we all eat (from) the same dish. It’s the Mediterranean way. The Instantpot makes one-pot cooking […]

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