Homemade pizza with broccoli crust

A simple, gluten free and delicious recipe to make a pizza with broccoli crust. A fully customizable and healthy dish! | Stay Alive and Cooking

This one is for all the students out there that think having to eat their regular amount of vegetables every day is boring. No, no it’s not! You can even disguise your vegetables as a pizza… 😉 So. I’ve got another grrrreat gluten free recipe for you today! This delicious pizza is made from, as the colour might give away, broccoli. What?! Yes, really! And it tastes de-li-cious.

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Italian herb roasted carrots

Carrots roasted to perfection and topped with some Italian herbs to make the perfect vegetarian side dish. | Stay Alive and Cooking When I started studying and living on my own, I had no clue how to make my vegetables more interesting. I’d very often have one of those cans of peas, or some broccoli, or a salad… So, if you’re a student like me and you don’t know how to make your veggies delicious, you’ve come to the right place! These roasted carrots are crunchy, sweet, healthy and simply very tasty.

Because they are roasted with just a little bit of oil, they are quite nice and healthy, too! You can eat leftovers the next day for lunch, or put them in a salad…. Endless possibilities 😉

Carrots roasted to perfection and topped with some Italian herbs to make the perfect vegetarian side dish. | Stay Alive and Cooking

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Meatballs in Smokey Barbecue tomato sauce @ our house warming party

Everybody loves meatballs! And they will sure love this recipe for smokey barbecue meatballs too: perfect as party appetizer or with some spaghetti.

Everybody loves meatballs. Whether you eat them with spaghetti or as party appetizer, they’re usually a big crowd pleaser. In today’s post I share with you one of my newest discoveries (in fact, I’ve only made it once…) which will soon be one of your favourites. Get ready for Meatballs in Smokey Barbecue tomato sauce!

These meatballs in a nutshell:

  • Bite sized
  • Easy to prepare days before serving
  • Meaty
  • Smokey
  • BACON
  • Dude-proof

And all that in a rather easy recipe, that doesn’t require you to pay very close attention to measurements. So I’d say it’s a perfect party appetizer, easy enough for us young beginning cooks to prepare!

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Pasta with salami, bell pepper and peas

A quick & easy recipe for a delicious pasta with salami, bell pepper and peas, topped with aioli and parsley oil. | Stay Alive and Cooking

Today’s recipe is for this delicious pasta with salami, bell pepper and peas, seasoned with aioli (garlic mayo) and parsley oil. Simple, but soooo gooooood! If you feel like you’ve seen this photo before, you may be right. If you look at my photo banner, the top left picture, my first ever Instagram photo, is of this dish! Sentimental value 😉 However, I recreated it to make better photos and a recipe.

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Roasted brussel sprouts with balsamic glaze

Brussel sprouts boring? Heck no, with this recipe you'll turn those green veggies into your new favourite dish! | Stay Alive and Cooking

Okay, so I know how most students/young adults absolutely hate brussels sprouts… (including me) and this is why I sort of made it my mission to turn them into something delicious. Yep, really! In fact, I think this recipe may become one of your new favourite ways to turn this rather simple vegetable into something special. And yes, it’s very very simple too. What’s not to like?

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