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
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!
Just in time for the holidays!! A delicious gluten free cupcake recipe, filled with fresh chopped apples and all sorts of spices! Every year for the holidays I make my Vegan Apple Crumble or my all time favorite, Ginger Pear Crumble with Coconut Whip Cream. This year I decided to mix up, while still keeping with … Continue reading Apple Spice Cupcakes – Gluten Free!
I love my Chipotle Hummus recipe, so I revised the recipe to include some herbs in it. The addition of basil gives the hummus a new fresh taste and extra flavor! Try this recipe below and see how you like it! Without further ado...let us begin! - Makes about 2 cups 1 1/2 cups chickpeas, … Continue reading Chipotle Basil Hummus
Yes, another quinoa recipe. I just can't get enough of this delicious food! It's gluten-free, a complete protein, and contains fiber, magnesium, folate, zinc... the list goes on and on! I especially like quinoa for its versatility. You can make it into a sweet or savory dish, depending on your preference. It tastes great as … Continue reading Quinoa Salad with Arugula and Persian Cucumbers
You would think by now that I would have an artichoke hummus recipes. Apart from my Basil Artichoke Cilantro Hummus, turns out I didn't. At least not until today, anyway. What I love about artichokes is that they are so versatile. You can cook them all sorts of ways and they still turn out delicious! … Continue reading Artichoke Hummus
This meal was created by complete accident. By complete accident, I initially attempted making a cauliflower soup but didn't like it the outcome. Of course, I wasn't going to throw it away, so I kept the mixture in the fridge overnight to see if I could come up with a better use for it the … Continue reading Creamy, “Cheezy” Mushroom Pasta