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Crunchy Ratatouille

Crunchy Ratatouille

It’s getting cold again and all you want is comfort food, a warm pjs and a TV series to get stuck into after dinner. Or is that only me? Well if you feel the same, this crunchy ratatouille recipe will...

camping wish list

Camping Equipment Wish List

I LOVE camping, either in the wild or at a camp site. It’s a cheap way to travel and it’s a great way to feel in touch with nature, which is what makes me happy. Here’s some bits of camping...

Climbing In The Peak District

Climbing In The Peak District

So I’ve been climbing indoors for a few months now, but I’m not consistent with my visits to the wall (at all!). I mean, who wants to get stuck in a gym on a warm summer evening? I like climbing, but being...

Wild Camping In Snowdonia

Wild Camping In Snowdonia

Last month I joined a group of backpackers (Ryan, Mark, Ruth and Sarah) for an awesome weekend hiking through the Carneddau, and wild camping in Snowdonia. I’ve only ever slept in huts when doing multi-day hikes, so wild camping was...

hiking wish list

Hiking Kit Wish List

Here’s a little roundup of some bits of hiking kit I REALLY like.   1. Deuter Futura 30 SL- 30L is the perfect size for a day hike when the weather forecast is uncertain and you want to take waterproofs...

Camping In The South Downs

Camping In The South Downs

I finally took the plunge. I went camping in the (rainy) UK! I only ever camped in a camper on this wet island and the thought of setting up a tent in the rain always made me… cringe. It turns...

Pasta Primavera

Pasta Primavera

Looking for a healthy but filling dish to make when you have friends coming round? The Healthy Veggie’s pasta primavera recipe will do the trick. Yes, it features complex carbs, but the sauce is super healthy and fresh, so you...

Low Carb Zucchini Pasta

Low Carb Zucchini Pasta

Craving pasta while you’re trying to eat low carb? Don’t worry, you can easily trick yourself into thinking you’re having it with this pasta-free zucchini ‘pasta’ recipe. Yes, pasta free! No complex carbs required, no sir. You can cook the...

Scrambling In Joshua Tree National Park

Scrambling In Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park may not be one of the most famous National Parks of California, but it is definitely worth a visit. The deserts, mountains, vegetation and rocks create a unique, otherworldly scenery. The Park was named after Joshua...

Elephant Seal Watching

Elephant Seal Watching In California

If you’re planning a road trip in California, Piedras Blancas, in San Simeon (CA), is a spot on the coast between San Francisco and L.A. you want to include in your route. Here, you’ll find an elephant seals rookery that is...

Grand Canyon - Walk The South Rim

Grand Canyon – Walk The South Rim

The Grand Canyon… Seeing this massive 277-mile-long crack in the earth carved by the Colorado River in Arizona, was definitely on my bucket list (along with a thousand other things, of course).  This year I finally managed to have a...

Dried apricot treat

Dried Apricots Treat

Struggling with those sweet cravings again? Don’t worry, The Healthy Veggie’s got your back. Try my dried apricots treat next time you’re about to grab a chocolate bar. It’s a fibre-packed snack ready in a second that you can enjoy...

Healthier Vegetarian Fry Up

Healthier Vegetarian Fry-Up

It’s Sunday! And everyone’s having fatty (read tempting) fry-ups. Living a healthier life doesn’t mean you need to have fat free yogurt on a Sunday morning, if you don’t fancy it! Treat yourself to a healthier vegetarian British breakfast sometimes...

Lebanese Moussaka Fakeaway

Lebanese Moussaka Fakeaway

My favourite takeaway meal is lebanese moussaka with rice. It’s so delicious, but very unhealthy! So I’ve decided to create my own recipe. We all need some fakeaway in our lives sometimes after all. Serves 4 Prep 30 minutes Cook 1...

Swim With Wild Dolphins

Swimming With Wild Dolphins

There is a U-shaped coral reef in the middle of the Red Sea, a couple of hours from the shores of Marsa Alam, where spinner dolphins go to sleep, rest and play every morning. They leave in the early afternoon,...

Gingery Noodles With Mushrooms

Gingery Noodles With Mushrooms

Who doesn’t like noodles? I mean, they’re SO tasty! Especially stir fried with some veggies and soy sauce. I’ve already talked profusely about my love for Japanese cuisine on The Healthy Veggie – here you can find my miso noodle...

Baked Sweet Potato With Feta

Baked Sweet Potato With Feta

One of the reasons why I LOVE living in the UK is the chance of creating fusion cuisine at home anytime you like. The supermarkets are full of imported products and most people are familiar with foreign cuisines. The Brits...

Yogurt Delight

Yoghurt Delight

Who said dessert has to be unhealthy? We all know sugar, especially refined sugar, is BAD for us and that we should stay away from it; but for people with a sweet tooth like me it’s hard to say no...

Spinach And Goat's Cheese Pittas

Spinach And Goat’s Cheese Pittas

Fancy something super quick to make that is also yummy, filling and healthy? This recipe is right up your street then. Try The Healthy Veggie’s spinach and goat’s cheese pittas for a tasty carbs and protein boost. Serves 2 Prep...

Cycle Commuting

Cycle Commuting? Yes Please!

I’ve been thinking about getting a bike for two years (pretty much since I moved back to London), but I was too worried I wouldn’t use it much or that it would get stolen or other  reasonable… EXCUSES. One day,...

Chunky Avocado Cream Pasta

Chunky Avocado Cream Pasta

Avocados were made in heaven. Seriously, I might have an addiction to them. I try to incorporate them in as many recipes as possible. They’re so delicious and delicate in flavour. Of course, I could not not experiment a recipe...

Warm Supersalad

Warm Supersalad

Who said salads are cold and bland? You can make them tasty, filling and warm if you like. This dish will make you forget the stereotype of a non-filling, tasteless salad. Actually, you probably won’t be able to finish it...

Goat's Cheese And Kale Salad

Goats’ Cheese And Kale Salad

You may have noticed that I like Kale, a lot. So you won’t be shocked when I present you with my Goats’ Cheese and Kale Salad… Right? Goats’ cheese salads are a perfect starter for a big meal or a...

Goats' Cheese And Spinach Omelette

Goats’ Cheese And Spinach Omelette

This is a super simple recipe for a lazy tasty dinner or a Sunday brunch. In fact, I’ve made it for brunch last Sunday and took a couple of pictures, so that you can get a healthy brunch inspiration. On...

Quinoa Salad

Quinoa And Bulgur Wheat Salad

Salad doesn’t have to be boring. Or carb-free. Or bland. Don’t limit yourself, free your creativity in the kitchen! Or keeping healthy will become EXTREMELY dull. Here’s some  salad inspiration from The Healthy Veggie for ya: quinoa and bulgur wheat...

Quick Healthy Fake Parmigiana

Quick And Healthy Fake Parmigiana

Aubergine is my absolute favourite veggie – I love their taste and consistence. They can give you an even more heavenly sensation if you cook Parmigiana, which is a typical Italian dish from Sicily. The traditional recipe is SUPER greasy...

Egg Muffins

Egg “Muffins”

I’ve never been a huge fan of eggs, but since I decided to become a full vegetarian, I’ve learned to love them. They are a great source of protein and vitamins, they give you loads of energy and fill you...

Miso Noodle Soup

Miso Noodle Soup

If you’re looking for a healthy winter warmer recipe, look no further. The Healthy Veggie’s Miso Noodle Soup is the perfect solution to a lazy cold night in. Whether you stayed too long in the office and you’re almost snoozing...

Peperonata Couscous

Peperonata With Couscous

I came up with this Berber-Italian fusion dish because I wanted to transform one of my favourite sides into a main. Well, the experiment worked out quite well – I have cooked peperonata with couscous for various friends since and...

Broccoli And Crumbly Feta

Broccoli And Crumbly Feta

Greece is one of my favourite places in the whole wide world, as most of my childhood memories are linked to this amazing country. Greek food, with its amazing flavours, never fails to take me back to those happy days....

Kale Crisps

Kale Crisps

Crisps are evil, but with a kale twist, they can become a guilt-free wholesome snack to enjoy at a house party or on a cozy night in watching a TV series marathon (that is, if you’re a geek like me)....

Warm Vegan Chirashi

Warm Vegan Chirashi

I LOVE Japanese cuisine, especially (veggie) sushi. So when I crave some avocado Makis at home, I make a simple Chirashi version of them, which takes half the time but is equally mouth-watering. I use brown rice to make it tastier...

Kale In Soy Sauce

Kale In Soy Sauce

You know those lazy cold winter nights when you REALLY want to keep up with your clean eating, but you’re JUST too tired to cook? You feel like having a quick salad, but it’s ABSOLUTELY freezing outside! You’re already considering...

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