Vegan Banana Bread

Ripe, brownish bananas call for banana bread. This recipe makes a healthy, not too sweet, delicious treat perfect for breakfast or afternoon snack. You can toast it or have as is. The riper your bananas the sweeter the outcome. Instead of using eggs, I’ve mixed ground flax seeds with water to create the so-called “flax…… Continue reading Vegan Banana Bread

Maca green smoothie

One of the foods I brought back from Peru was this white-yellowish powder called Maca. Maca is a root native to Peru and Bolivia, it grows in the Andean mountains and is gaining more and more “popularity” as a superfood, also known as “peruvian gingseng”. It is mostly found in powder form, and the average…… Continue reading Maca green smoothie

Hazelnut butter with a twist

Nut butters….yummm! Once you try them you get fixed on them! On the market today you can pretty much find nut or seed butters of any kind..not only tahini, almond or peanut butter, but hazelnut, cashew, sunflower etc. They are so good and full of protein and good fats, so versatile, eaten on toast (for…… Continue reading Hazelnut butter with a twist

Golden mylk

Tried this for the very first time and had to share… it’s basically a turmeric latte. So delicious and comforting, yet extremely good for you!! We all now turmeric by now, and all it’s great great health benefits. So here is the recipe.. •INGREDIENTS• (1 serving) → 250 ml / 1 cup soy milk (or…… Continue reading Golden mylk

Homemade relaxing herbal tea

I drink lots of tea, mostly herbal teas, in the morning, if I’m home during the day and always before going to bed…I’ve been thinking for a while now to start buying different types of herbs or spices and creating my own mixes of tea at home. So here is one of the first ones I…… Continue reading Homemade relaxing herbal tea

Fig chutney

At the farm we’ve been having so many figs. There are 8 fig trees on the property and they are ripe…they just keep coming, at least till beginning of september. The ones we sell are called Strawberry figs, they are small and so sweet and delicious, you eat the skins too. So many figs get…… Continue reading Fig chutney

Making Nut/Seed Butters: TAHINI and NUTELLA

Nut or seed butters…..yummmmmm!!! Who doesn’t love them?! So rich and fatty and delicious, but the good fats! Still be cautious not to overeat them…;) You can make them using any nut or seed, doing a mix, adding spices and much more. Keeping it simple is good too. Tahini, or sesame seed butter, is used…… Continue reading Making Nut/Seed Butters: TAHINI and NUTELLA

Black Sesame Seed Milk

Sooo, black sesame seed milk….I know, it looks freaky due to its color, but it tastes surprisingly delicious! Sesame seeds are a Great source of Calcium, in fact sesame seed milk is a great drink for women during pregnancy. Calcium is known to be a support for our bones but has many other health benefits,…… Continue reading Black Sesame Seed Milk

Thailand culinary course + tropical goodness smoothie

I’m in Thailand!! I’m going to be here for 1 month, to follow a raw vegan culinary course from Matthew Kenney Academy. It’s a well known culinary school based in Venice, Los Angeles, but keeps getting bigger and opening new locations in the world. There are different courses, but the founder, Matthew, is mostly famous for his raw vegan dishes…… Continue reading Thailand culinary course + tropical goodness smoothie

Hazelnut milk + smoothie recipe

I am so happy, after years of dreaming about a vitamix, I finally got one yesterday. It is so powerful, nothing like my sturdy little immersion blender, which will always be remembered 😉 One month ago I had ordered a certified refurbished vitamix online from amazon Usa (they cost half the original price, but are…… Continue reading Hazelnut milk + smoothie recipe

Coconut Granola/Muesli

I’ve been making this granola for the past few months now. Making your own granola is so much better than buying it, you know exactly what went in it and you can adjust the ingredients and sweetness to your liking. I’m not so sure you could call this a granola, it’s more of a coconut…… Continue reading Coconut Granola/Muesli