raw carrot cake

Raw carrot cake

RAW CARROT CAKE (NO BAKE, PALEO AND VEGAN)     Sometimes it is nice to eat something sweet, however the consumption of sugar and refined flours can exacerbate inflammation and autoimmune conditions. It is therefore important to choose foods that can keep our blood sugar balanced and provide essential nutrients. I made this recipe as…

Cashew spread

CASHEW SPREAD “CHEESE”   Last summer I started to delve into vegan cheeses options. I tend to avoid dairy products, so I am often looking for plant-based alternatives. Nut cheese can be a great option, because has a good protein profile, healthy fats and fibre. Unfortunately, what is in the supermarkets right now can be…

minestrone

Minestrone

MINESTRONE   What is more comforting than a bowl of minestrone, on a grey day like today? This has been a staple of my childhood winters, my mum used to cook it for dinner and put all the leftover vegetables that she had at home. As I was a very picky child, this was one…

chia seeds pudding

Matcha chia pudding

MATCHA CHIA PUDDING   I really like chia pudding, pretty much with any combination, particularly because satisfy my sweet cravings and can still be a healthy breakfast or snack option. You can use any type of milk/plant-based milk that you like, however I think that coconut milk works best in this case. This recipe has…

smoothie

Tropical Smoothie Recipe

TROPICAL SMOOTHIE   Smoothies can be a great addition to our diet, they are very nutrient dense because you can pack a lot of fruit and vegetables in a single glass, and you can also add extra powders. Smoothies can be a substitute for a traditional meal during the hot months, by adding a protein…

quinoa salad 1

Summer Quinoa Salad

SUMMER QUINOA SALAD   Although I don’t often eat grains, sometimes I like to have quinoa or amaranth to increase variety in my diet. Quinoa has become a very popular alternative to rice and other cereals because is very versatile, gluten free and very nutritious. Technically it is a seed that has been used in…