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

Chocolate Truffles (aka Energy Balls)

These truffles / Energy Balls are the bomb!! They are the perfect pick-me upper snack, or sweet tooth craving. So good and you don’t have to feel guilty eating them because they are super HEALTHY. No added sugar, full of minerals and vitamins from the dates, cacao and almonds, and all while being a great…… Continue reading Chocolate Truffles (aka Energy Balls)

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

Root lentil salad for a crowd

This past weekend I celebrated my birthday with all of my family in America. It was a great party, got to see people I hadn’t for a long time and the food was all great. We did it at my aunt’s house in Newport Beach. She used to own a restaurant for 25 years and…… Continue reading Root lentil salad for a crowd

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

Thailand part 2 – Ice Cream making

Thailand adventures continue! It is so great here, I don’t want it to end in two weeks! time is flying by so quickly and I feel like it has only been a couple of days since I got here. The resort is fantastic, the people I’m hanging out with from the course are so nice…… Continue reading Thailand part 2 – Ice Cream making

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