Month: March 2017

Soaked buckwheat Chickpea bread with seeds, vegan, gluten-free

Buckwheat Chickpea Bread (vegan + gluten-free)

There is something truly satisfying about making a tasty (and successful!) homemade gluten-free bread. Especially if it’s vegan too. Of course, I have my tried and true favorites, but I am always looking for new takes on gluten-free breads. This version is a buckwheat chickpea bread that is made with two parts whole, soaked buckwheat. […]

Roasted Cauliflower with Lentils, Almonds and Lemon Caper Dill Vinaigrette

Roasted Cauliflower with Lentils and Lemon Dill Caper Vinaigrette

Roasted Cauliflower with Lentils. I guess you could call it a salad of sorts. A hearty vegan salad with a medley of flavors. First, cauliflower florets are roasted in the oven until the edges get all browned and caramelized and you get a nutty and buttery flavor. Sounds yummy, right? Yes, roasting transforms plain ole […]

Recipe for creamy smoked salmon pasta with peas, crème fraîche and dill

Creamy Smoked Salmon Pasta with Peas

So hello to a delicious heaping pile of noodles. Busy people out there…this creamy smoked salmon pasta with peas wants to be your dinner tonight! It’s super fast and easy to prepare and tastes just as great as what they are serving up any Italian restaurant in my neighborhood. So stay in tonight and spoil […]

healthy chocolate chip cookies recipe made with wholemeal spelt flour, oats, flax seeds, unsweetened apple sauce, virgin coconut oil and natural raw cane sugar mascobado

Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies (Vegan)

Three words come to mind here. I love these. Or better yet… to die for. Yes, healthy chocolate chip cookies that I am ready to die for. Okay, not literally. And nor are they literally healthy. I’d say they are relatively healthy. Take a look at standard chocolate chips cookies. Or at least the kind […]

Coconut Turmeric Papaya Smoothie with coconut water, fresh papaya, coconut oil, cinnamon, turmeric, ginger, and chia seeds

Coconut Turmeric Papaya Smoothie

Full of tropical flavours, this coconut turmeric papaya smoothie is thick and creamy and made with some of my favorite superfoods — each of which are loaded up with healing benefits. This smoothie requires 7 ingredients, 1 blender, and 5 minutes to prepare. And it’s a simple way to power up on the amazing benefits […]

Roasted Golden Beet and Barley salad with hazelnuts, fennel, mint. Vegetarian, vegan recipe.

Roasted Golden Beet and Barley Salad

I’ve been a little bit in love with beets lately. Soups, salads, sides, your name it! Hence this roasted golden beet and barley salad. I’m all for red beets, but really the beauty of golden beets or even candy cane beets is — no stains, NO MESS! And I can’t believe there hasn’t been a […]

Kartoffelknoedel (German potato dumplings) with mushroom gravy, vegetarian recipe

German Parsnip & Potato Dumplings with Mushroom Gravy

Potato Dumplings. Sometimes a simple, traditional meal can make others so incredibly happy. A.k.a zee German, my liebling Schwabe. First of all it’s not another salad. But of course, as a vegetable fanatic I had to include a little extra veg, even in these dumplings. Parsnips. Sweet and versatile parsnips. All in good measure of […]

easy to prepare spinach, goat cheese and potato quiche recipe made with crème fraîche, sun-dried tomatoes, baby roma tomatoes and fresh thyme

Spinach, Goat Cheese and Potato Quiche

Quiche. Spinach, goat cheese and potato quiche. Yum. Make this quiche your breakfast, lunch or dinner. Or even serve it at Easter brunch, for a comforting weekend breakfast at home. This deliciously light quiche can even been made ahead. Awesome! And the best thing is it’s not that heavy, so it won’t leave you in […]

Creamy beetroot soup with orange and ginger recipe that is healthy, easy to make. Low-fat, vegan and gluten-free.

Beetroot Soup with Orange and Ginger

Ever since my friend Anne-Claire told me about a tasty beetroot soup with orange and ginger that a friend cooked for her, I’ve been dreaming about it non-stop. Which brought to this creation. Just imagine all that flavor. Sweet orange and spicy ginger, together with the earthy flavor of beets. Of course, you firstly need […]