Nut milks are the easiest thing to make. I guarantee that once you make your first batch, you will be wondering why on earth you were buying milk anyway! There are only two ingredients to this: Nuts and water. That's it! Now, compare those ingredients with the ones you get at the store, and you … Continue reading Make your own Almond Milk!
What? Yes, I said it. I made a sugar-free chocolate chip cookie with chocolate ganache frosting. AND, I added a secret superfood ingredient...Spirulina! Why did I do this? Well, this recipe was created as part of my Get Your Greens Challenge, where I challenge you, the reader, to focus on adding greens in one particular … Continue reading Sugar-Free Chocolate Chip Cookies with Spirulina Chocolate Ganache
I'm surprised I'm even adding this as a recipe, as there isn't much to it. But I get so many positive responses on social media when I post my homemade brunches on the weekend, that I thought I would add some in as recipes for my website! Weekends are reserved for 3 things: Farmer's market, … Continue reading Smoked Salmon, Eggs and Microgreens
I was in Denmark having a lovely afternoon coffee when I saw the most beautiful lemon poppyseed pastry in the coffee shop. Of course, I ordered a piece. As I ate it I thought hmm, I should come up with my own version! Well, easier said than done. I tried twice, but each time the … Continue reading Lemon Poppy seed Cake – Gluten Free!
If you have made my delicious, fresh coconut almond milk, you will undoubtedly have extra coconut pulp leftover from using fresh coconut. Well, I've got the perfect recipe for you! I literally dreamed up this recipe. I was thinking the day before how I can use the fresh coconut pulp for cool recipe. Previously I'd … Continue reading Chewy Coconut Cookies
If you think I love hummus a bit too much, well...that may be true. Along with lentils and garbanzo (chickpeas) beans, kidney beans are one of the healthiest beans for you. Like most beans, they contain large amounts of fiber, protein, and magnesium. They also help to lower cholesterol, improve your memory, good for your … Continue reading Red Kidney Bean Hummus with Green Olives
Sundried Tomato Hummus New and improved recipe! Like a lot of my hummus recipes, this also does not include the use of tahini. Of course, if you want to add some, feel free! Another important issue is to rinse the tomatoes, as the oil that the tomatoes are soaked in is usually canola, which is … Continue reading Sundried Tomato Hummus
Egg breakfasts are some of the simplest meals in the world, which can sometimes mean they lack creativity. Scrambled eggs are great and all, but sometimes you gotta mix it up, especially when vegetables are involved! This recipe is really simple, with an easy veggie base that can be topped with a fried egg, scrambled … Continue reading Sauteed Veggies and Eggs
If anyone tells you that mulled wine, hot wine, or spiced wine is for the holidays only, just ignore them and walk away. We are deep into winter in the Northern Hemisphere, with some of the coldest wind chills recorded in history! Now more than ever is the best time to enjoy hot mulled wine … Continue reading Mulled Wine
Persimmons are not a common fruit around these parts. Many people think they look like tomatoes and have no idea how or when to eat them. Lucky for me, growing up in Brazil, persimmons (or caqui, as they are known there) are everywhere. I know how they taste, and I also know that you must … Continue reading Persimmon Spice Cake – Gluten Free!