Month: September 2016

Roasted Beet and Sweet Potato Kale Salad with Grünkern spelt (similar to Freekah)

Roasted Beet and Sweet Potato Kale Salad

This roasted beet and sweet potato kale salad screams healthy! The basic ingredients for this salad are just four: chioggia beets with their candy cane stripes, sweet potato, kale and Germany’s own version of freekeh — a grain called Grünkern. This is a nutrient dense autumn salad that is deceptively simple to prepare. The vegetables […]

Flourless chocolate soufflé cake recipe, glutenfree, cacao, coconut butter

Flourless Chocolate Soufflé Cake

The chocolate soufflé cake is amazing. Super chocolatey, super moist, it’s a chocolate lover’s utopia. Pure LOVE. All that coming from me the very person who doesn’t do desserts. Yes, I had two little mouthfuls of this cake — that says a lot! Pure deliciousness. Seriously, it’s amazing. There plenty of butter, a little coconut […]

Apple Celery Lentil Salad with Walnuts & Parsley

Apple Celery Lentil Salad

Apple Celery Lentil Salad – what a combo! Okay a combo with flashbacks to my childhood. My mother was all about granny smith apples and celery sticks as the perfect snack for kids. Albeit our celery were smothered in Cheese Whiz, which back then was the equivalent to today’s Nutella. Okay, not that you would […]

Easy gluten-free seed bread recipe; with chia seeds, pumpkin (pepita) seeds, sunflower seeds, sesame seeds, almond meal, quark and eggs

Easy Gluten-Free Seed Bread

This may be the only gluten-free seed bread recipe you’ll ever need. Bold statement, I know. But really, this probably the easiest bread recipe I’ve ever made. It has a beautiful nutty flavor with aromatic undertones of caraway, anise, fennel and coriander — thanks to a “Brotgewürz” spice mix that’s used for making an authentic-tasting […]

Mediterranean Quinoa Salad Rezept with Sun-Dried Tomatoes, Pine Nuts, Basil, Parsley & Capers. Vegan and Gluten-free

Mediterranean Quinoa Salad with Sun-Dried Tomatoes & Capers

This Mediterranean quinoa salad features amazing flavors, including lots of fresh basil and parsley, sweet red onion, oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes, capers , and pine nuts — all tossed together with a bright and sunny citrus dressing! It’s fresh, light, healthy and delicious — and you are going to love it, it’s summer in a bowl! […]

Canadian Buttermilk Pancakes

Canadian Buttermilk Pancakes

It makes me ridiculously happy to know to that a simple plate of traditional Canadian buttermilk pancakes can brighten up a Sunday morning. Not that it isn’t enough knowing that it’s Sunday morning, but when you live in Hamburg like I do, there is a big chance that the weather might just not play along. […]

Fresh Ginger Mint Lemonade (sugar-free)

Fresh Ginger Mint Lemonade (sugar-free)

Super refreshing, this ginger mint lemonade is like energizing rocket fuel! It contains three simple ingredients, freshly squeezed lemon juice, and a delicious duo of ginger and mint. I first had this ginger mint lemonade “slushy” on our last day in Aix en Provence. What a great combo. Especially for someone like me who prefers […]

Asian Chicken Noodle Soup Recipe with napa cabbage, chili, carrots, mushrooms, udon noodles

Asian Chicken Noodle Soup

Ridiculously delicious. That’s what this Asian chicken noodle soup is. Not only is it the best thing ever for fighting off a summer cold, but it tastes amazing! Loaded up with magical umami-power, a healthy dose of vegetables, immune boosting garlic and ginger, it’ll keep you hydrated while delivering the same promise every chicken noodle […]