• Oatmilk

    DIY Oat Milk

    Have you ever tried to make homemade oat milk? Oat milk is very quick and easy to make – it literally takes less than 10 minutes! What do you need to make homemade oat milk? A blender or food processor (see recommendation) A nut milk bag (like this here) or cheesecloth (like this here) For the pure unsweetened version – ideal for savory recipes – you just need 3 simple ingredients (oats, water and salt). For the sweetened version – ideal for breakfast and sweet recipes – you would need to add a sweetener like dried dates, maple syrup, honey, agave syrup and/or flavors like vanilla extract or cocoa powder…

  • Quick Hummus Recipe

    Do you know that it takes only 5 minutes to prepare a healthy hummus with a tin of chickpeas? Of course, if you use dry chickpeas soaked overnight and boiled, the result will be nicer.. but for those moments where you need something last minute, this recipe will save you! All the ingredients (excluded the lemon and fresh coriander) can be stored in your pantry so buying a few tins of chickpeas and a jar of tahini in advance can be very handy. I always use my blender (here my model) but if you don’t have a blender, don’t worry, you can still make a good hummus pressing the chickpeas…

  • Delicious dairy free, gluten free and vegan pancakes

    Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Vegan Pancakes

    Looking for a dairy-free, vegan breakfast idea? Here is a dairy-free, gluten-free and vegan recipe for delicious and healthy pancakes. Pancakes are very versatile and are great anytime, either as a delicious breakfast, an afternoon snack or a dessert. Despite other vegan treats, pancakes are very easy to prepare. You just need a food processor, a non-stick pan, a few simple ingredients and et voila’, your pancakes are ready in less than 15 minutes! The best thing of pancakes are the toppings. Make sure to have plenty of fruit, seeds, nuts, dark chocolate and maple syrup to drizzle on the top!

  • Dairy-Free Chocolate Chips Banana Bread

    Banana bread is the perfect cake for those days when you have spare brown bananas and you don’t know how to get rid of them. The past week has been quite busy and I forgot to eat the few bananas that I bought last Sunday. This morning when I was sorting the kitchen I saw 2 ripe bananas and decided to prepare this Chocolaty Banana Bread. The recipe is dairy-free so perfect for those of you that don’t consume any dairy. I did use eggs but if you follow a vegan diet don’t worry. Simply substitute the eggs with “flegg”, i.e. egg replacer made from flax meal and water.

  • Roasted Beetroot Hummus

    How many time have you seen beetroot in the supermarket and have you thought: “What can I do with beetroots?” or “How can I cook beetroots?” or even “Will I like beetroots?”. Beetroots are very versatile and can be used in many different recipes. Just to mention a few: mix salads, with rice, barley, pasta, soups and as dips. Today I want to share with you a very simple and alternative hummus recipe that apart from being healthy and tasty, looks really cool and would be perfect for a starter to impress your guests or an afternoon snack.

  • Five Seed Oatcakes Recipe

    Do you like oatcakes? Have you ever thought about preparing them homemade? If you were wondering how to prepare healthy homemade oatcakes, you are in the right place! They are very easy to prepare and you can add any flavour you like.   Seeds & Sea Salt OatCakes …and with grated Cheese   Why are Oatcakes good for us? Oatcakes are a great substitute to usual industrial crackers and toasts. Being rich in fiber they are perfect for those of you that don’t consume enough fruit and vegetables. When adding mixed seeds they became a great source of vitamins, magnesium, antioxidants and minerals. Moreover, if you prepare them homemade you can…

  • Spinach & Chestnut Mushroom Buckwheat

    Let’s talk about Superfoods. Have you ever tried buckwheat? Buckwheat is often confused with a grain because of the way it is cooked and used, but it’s actually a ‘pseudo-cereal’ seed related to rhubarb and sorrel. It’s a good source of protein, containing all the essential amino acids. It is an excellent source of manganese and magnesium and a good source of selenium, niacin, folate, iron, zinc, copper and phosphorus. It’s naturally gluten-free and can be used as an alternative to rice, barley, porridge or even flour. Just to give you an idea, here is the recipe of the Spinach & Chestnut Mushroom Buckwheat that I prepared yesterday using @forestwholefoods organic Buckwheat…

  • Healthy Smoothie Bowls

    As I’m a big fan of Smoothie Bowls, I’ve decided to make a post about them! Have you ever tried a Smoothie Bowl? If you have never had a one and are wondering “What is a Smoothie Bowl?”, “How can I prepare a Smoothie Bowl?” or “What’s the difference between a Smoothie and a Smoothie Bowl?” Well, the answer is pretty easy. Smoothie bowls as the name say are smoothie that are eaten in a bowl. The main difference from a normal smoothie is the consistency, they are usually thicker so that you can eat them with a spoon, and they have toppings. Toppings are the best part of a smoothie bowl!…

  • Vegan Spirulina Smoothie Bowl

    Here we are again with a new Smoothie Bowl recipe! This time I want to propose you a Spirulina Smoothie Bowl! Have you ever tried Spirulina? If you haven’t heard of spirulina before, it’s a natural “algae” that is incredibly high in protein and a good source of antioxidants, B-vitamins, amino acids, iron, chlorophyll, and magnesium. When harvested correctly from non-contaminated ponds and bodies of water, it is one of the most potent nutrient sources available!! I won’t lie to you, it doesn’t taste so great as it has a very strong flavor, but trust me, when mixed in a smoothie it tastes wonderful and the health benefits of this algae are so good…