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're looking for ideas for some original yet healthy New Year's drinks, well look no further! This drink can be made with sparkling apple juice or champagne, it's up to you! The taste is original and fresh, it will make you keep wanting more! There are two options for this drink, so I am … Continue reading New Year’s Blackberry Rosemary Champagne
I love portobello mushrooms, but I could never figure out an easy, tasty way to cook them. I've sauteed and grilled in the past and used red wine, but I always thought that there must be some better way. Enter tamari sauce and coconut oil! Wow! Grilling these with just two ingredients made all the … Continue reading Stuffed Portobello Mushrooms with Chickpea Basil Pesto
This is a refreshing smoothie which you can drink as a breakfast or snack. The ingredients in this like cucumber and celery are great for your skin, while lime, kale and coconut water contain great detoxing properties as well as minerals and vitamins to replenish your body. There are several options for making this smoothie, … Continue reading Cucumber Apple Kale Smoothie
Traditional bourguignon (yes, that's how you spell it) is typically made with beef, butter, beef broth and all purpose flour. --Or, what we could say is a heart attack in a bowl. Vegan bourguignon however, is made with fresh vegetables, coconut oil and tapioca starch, which also makes this recipe gluten free! Oh, and you … Continue reading Vegan Bourguignon
Another great cruelty-free, natural, healthy ice-cream option, that you can eat for breakfast or lunch! The caramel date sauce at the top is optional, as I have also used maple syrup and coconut nector for toppings. This recipe is simple, easy and delicious! All you need is 3 simple ingredients! Let us begin! For the … Continue reading Pineapple Coconut Ice Cream with Caramel Date Sauce
Fresh coconuts have been very cheap in my neck of the woods recently, so I bought several of them and am going to make some great recipes! First and foremost, however, coconut milk! This recipe is so so simple, and you can make several varieties! Let us begin! You will need: - 1 fresh coconut … Continue reading Make your own Coconut Milk!
Leeks are so, so good for you! They contain numerous vitamins, minerals and antioxidants as well as cancer fighting properties, help to promote weight loss and support cardiovascular health. Some of the many vitamins found in leeks are folic acid, niacin, potassium, iron, magnesium, lutein, zinc, as well as vitamin-A, vitamin C, K and E. … Continue reading Leek and Olive Salad with Radish
Ever needed a snack idea for meals, friends, events, occasions, or just for yourself? Well look no further! These watermelon bowls are simple, easy, and delicious! Plus, they are a great way to promote a healthy raw vegan lifestyle! I make these bowls all the time, and they are perfect! Plus, the colors are simply … Continue reading Delicious Watermelon Bowls!
I was driving to the store specifically to get the remaining ingredients needed for my raw tabouli, when I heard on NPR radio someone talking about the fresh tomatoes in their garden. I then thought how awesome it would be if I stuffed tomatoes with my tabouli! So...here is the finished product! No oil, no wheat, nuts … Continue reading Tabouli Stuffed Tomatoes