All posts tagged: Vegan

Crispy Chickpea and Tomato Salad Recipe (Vegan, Gluten-free)

Crispy Chickpea Tomato Salad

Chickpea tomato salad. Simply in love with it. Fresh summer tomatoes, crisp cumin-coated chickpeas, sweet red onion, and parsley, tossed with just the right amount of olive oil and sunshiny lemon juice has the makings of becoming my absolute favourite summer salad! The best part about it is that you can make this recipe in […]

Protein Smoothie Bowl Recipe with Silken Tofu and Berries

Protein Smoothie Bowl

Not only are smoothie bowls totally trendy, but they are pretty darn delicious too. These super-bowls are filling, nutrient-packed, and can be packed with anything from leafy greens, tropical fruit, to creamy avocado. In this case silken tofu. Silken tofu is a great choice for adding plant-based protein to a smoothie. It has a light […]

Lemony Lentil Herb Salad with Bulgur Recipe, vegetarian, vegan, low-fat

Lemony Lentil Herb Salad with Bulgur

This lemony lentil herb salad simply sings “summer”. With fresh herbs in abundance, and summer’s sweetest varieties of tomatoes available it’s so easy to make simple salads taste great. This one is a simple and tasty mix of fresh parsley, cilantro and mint and bright citrusy flavors from fresh lemon and sumac (a spice dear […]

Fresh figs for Blackberry & Fig Pistachio Oat Crumble (Vegan and Gluten-free)

Blackberry & Fig Pistachio Oat Crumble (V + GF)

This blackberry and fig pistachio oat crumble is about as simple and basic as they come, and though it’s vegan and gluten-free it’s just as delicious as you can expect any summer crisp or crumble to be. Prepared with coconut oil, it’s completely dairy-free. And thanks to pistachios, almond meal, and gluten-free oats, it’s also […]

Mediterranean Bean Salad with red kidney beans, runner beans, navy beans and chickpeas, cucumber, tomato, parsley, mint, roasted seeds/nuts

Mediterranean Bean Salad

Next time you are wondering what to do with that can of beans in your cupboard, go ahead and give this simple, healthy and naturally oh-so tasty Mediterranean bean salad a try. It’s low fat, high in protein and easy to put together with ingredients that you probably already have on hand. Full or fresh […]

Gluten-Free Vegan Seed Loaf

Nut & Seed Loaf (GF + Vegan)

This gluten-free, vegan nut and seed loaf recipe is high in protein and fiber, it uses no leavening, and it bakes up into a dense and bold statement of a bread. It’s simple to make and is chocked full of good-for-you whole grains, nuts and seeds. That’s right, this bread isn’t a traditional light and […]

hummus flavored with cumin, cayenne and sumac

Quick Hummus with Sumac

The secret to a good traditional hummus is really no secret. The ingredients are simple: chickpeas, tahini, garlic, olive oil, lemon juice, and salt. Nothing more, nothing less — a simple middle-eastern classic made from best quality and fresh ingredients. I do love that there are so many creative variations, fusions and fresh flavors that […]

Simple Carrot and Fennel Soup with Coriander and Cayenne

Simple Carrot and Fennel Soup

Let’s talk fall. Let’s talk fall in Hamburg. I don’t know what the weather is like where you are, but here wet, windy and beyond chilly. Which means I am desperately seeking cold weather comfort — in which case, means a simple unassuming little bowl of carrot and fennel soup. For me, soups and stews […]

Homemade Orange Almond Granola Recipe

Orange Almond Granola

This delicious recipe is based on my friend Nettie’s original creation. Not only is Nettie a fabulous cook and host, but she is an especially amazing baker. We’ve been raving about her baking and urging her to do more of it for years now. And I must say, I, among others are pleased to see […]

Zucchini Lemon Couscous

Couscous makes for a brilliant alternative to rice or everyday noodles. It’s versatile and easy to prepare, requiring little more than the addition of hot water and fluffing with a fork. Originating from North Africa, as Morocco’s answer to what the Italians had long enjoyed, it’s also made from durum wheat flour, however rolled into […]