Healthy Poached Eggs.

One of the best pieces of advice that I’ve ever received about a healthy diet was given to me by my husband’s nutritionist. She told me to reduce the intake of eggs into our weekly diet (max 3 per week), especially if you have a high cholesterol or high blood pressure, and also mentioned, that the healthiest…

Cooking with your kids

Hello dear followers: “Cooking with your kids” is a new campaign from The PocketBook.blog that we will be running from September to October 2018, this is just in time to celebrate the first year anniversary of the blog. My aim is to encourage parents and kids to cook together and make a video with their…

Summer Smoothies!

Hands up smoothies lovers! I will share with you two recipes for summer smoothies that are full of flavor and if you’re one of those with limited time, these recipes would be a lifesaver for a quick breakfast. Interesting fact… the combination of drinking raw juices and eating mostly raw food can help you to reverse…

Farmers Markets & Fresh Veggies.

Going to a farmer’s market is one of my favorite plans since I moved from the UK to the USA! Especially in summer, you might find fresh veggies, flowers or fruits. This is a great initiative to support local farmers in your region. The last time that I went to Durham Farmer’s Market I found these incredible and…

Chickpeas & Eggplant Coconut Curry.

The smell of coconut can transport you to a nice beach and a clear ocean. However, it also reminds me of the taste of curry, and its outstanding sweet and spicy flavor. I enjoy cooking this recipe all the year, not only during summer time but also during those days when you need something warm…

Multicolour​ Ceviche for Summer

Summer is coming and all of us are ready for it!! Here is a new recipe for fishetarians, sushi lovers or some of you that enjoy eating raw fish, this recipe would also help you to stay on track of healthy eating. Ceviche is mainly based on raw fish and lemon! The consumption of large…

Roasted Sweet Potatoes & Asparagus​ Dip

My Mum always says the fewer ingredients in the fridge, the more creative you can be! Cooking is an expression of freedom and creativity, also is the opportunity for me to use my skills and help others with recipes specialized in a restricted diet. The following recipe has a refreshing flavor of mint and asparagus, combined…

Avocado & Beetroot Tortilla.

Mexican food could be a top choice for lunch or dinner! their cuisine is extraordinary and full of flavors. According to Harvard Health Publications, one corn tortilla has a glycemic index of 52, making it a preferred carbohydrate choice for diabetics. I developed the following recipe for people that had a restricted diet, my aim is…

Chocolate & Mango Smoothies

A few days ago I was having a chat with a friend about high blood pressure, he is very fond of chocolate and a smoothie lover. His favorite thing is to eat oreos with a glass of milk as a reward for having a stressful week. However, special conditions such as high blood pressure will require…

Benefits of Plant-Based Diet & More

I recently heard from a plants lover friend the following quote: “If you want to be happy for one day, have good food. If you want to be happy for one month, fall in love, if you want to be happy for the rest of your life, look after your garden”  This is Actually a…