Vegan Almond Chocolate Cookies

If you’re in search of some kind of sweet comfort, these cookies are the answer 🙂 They are super duper delicious, really easy to make and quite healthy too!I was inspired by this recipe here from Flourist. Flourist is a Canadian company suppling best quality, stone-milled and local grains, flours and beans. I’ve yet have…… Continue reading Vegan Almond Chocolate Cookies

Chocolate Date Bites

Dates are so delicious, great for a snack or as an alternative to sugar in baking, and full of nutritional benefits (especially high in many minerals and antioxidants). These are such an easy idea for a dessert or sweet tooth snack. I made them in 5 minutes, they store in the fridge, and you can…… Continue reading Chocolate Date Bites

No-Food-Waste Salad

Has it ever happened to you to think you don’t have anything in your fridge to eat and need to go out or order something in? Well, I bet there is something you can fix up with a few scraps in there! We currently produce food for more than 10 billion people (the global population…… Continue reading No-Food-Waste Salad

Creamy Almond Ricotta

More and more alternatives to dairy products are entering the market. Lots of people are either Lactose intolerant or want to cut on cholesterol so avoid dairy, or others are looking into cutting out dairy from their diet for environmental/ethical issues. Nut and seed cheeses are great plant-based alternatives that provide protein and other high…… Continue reading Creamy Almond Ricotta

Summer Cucumber Salad – CHINO FARMS

Wow August already! I’ve started working at this farm called CHINO FARMS, in San Diego county. It is an incredible farm, owned and ran by a Japanese family. It first started in early 1900s when Junzo Chino emigrated to California and started the business. The produce is incredible, everything looks and tastes so darn good.…… Continue reading Summer Cucumber Salad – CHINO FARMS

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

Kale-Beet salad w/ Avocado-Tahini dressing

Luckily I still get to find kale in the country, aka cavolonero aka black cabbage in Italian. Not very popular in italian cuisine as much as in the US. It’s used mostly for making soups, but is getting a bit more “trendy” here now, hehe. Last Sunday we went to a birthday party of one…… Continue reading Kale-Beet salad w/ Avocado-Tahini dressing