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Vanilla almond milk

If you only tried almond milk with some pre made store bought one, you really have to try to make your own. It is really simple and the taste has nothing to do with what you had before. Just pre soak your almonds the night before and make it in the morning.

Superfoods energy bites

Energy bites full of superfoods like maca, lucuma, carob powder and more! Ideal for outdoor activities or just as a snack! From the original site: As I mentioned in one of my previous post (Energising green smoothie), you can get from superfoods so many nutrients, but make sure you have them raw. My kids are […]

Red lentil soup

Great warming soup, very easy to make. 30 minutes and supper is ready! Get the Recipe: Red lentil soup

Grilled stuffed zucchinis

It is a great alternative to the ground meat version my mom used to make when I was a kid! Ingredients: 6 zucchinis 1 cup (250ml) of organic red lentils 1 1/2 cup (375ml) of water 1 cup (250ml) of cooked organic rice 1/2 cup (125ml) of organic raisins 1 tsp. (5ml) of curry powder […]

Gluten free chocolate and nut bars

It is a very good bar recipe that is a bit like cake but not as sweet, great anytime with a coffee or tea but kids will enjoy it too. Ingredients: 2tbsp. (30ml) of organic grounded flax seeds 6 tbsp. (90ml) of water 1/3 cup (83ml) organic sorghum flour 1/3 cup (83ml) of organic oatmeal […]

Orange Blossoms Shredded Pork With Capsicums

Enjoy this tender & flavourful Orange Blossoms Shredded Pork With Capsicums, that’s so rich in vitamins! Don’t you think these oranges did a wonderful job to my plating? Get the Recipe: Orange Blossoms Shredded Pork With Capsicums

Saffron Caramel Panna Cotta

Perfect Spring dessert.The saffron panna cotta came together like a beautiful dream,elegant and smooth. From the original site: There’s something about saffron, something exotic, like a caress, light and beautiful! A tiny bit of this beautiful spice catapults a seemingly good dish into an extraordinary one. Pairing it with a panna cotta I learnt that […]

Strawberry Frozen Yogurt

Refreshing strawberry frozen yogurt which is great for the season. It’s low on calories and great on flavour. Looks very pretty too. HAPPY SPRING!! From the original site: Spring is was until here three days ago, and then something happened. Before we could really immerse ourselves into it, we had a summer attack – almost […]

Savoury Dill Cheddar Buckwheat Sables

A savoury cheese cookie that packs big-time flavor with a flaky, melt-in-your-mouth texture. From the original site: But sometimes substitution can be a pleasant surprise. These Savoury Dill Cheddar Buckwheat Sables were a happy ending to one such culinary adventure!

Roasted Peppers, Garlic Scapes & Cheddar Bread

A quick delicious bread that you can adapt to filling of your choice. {eggless/vegetarian} From the original site: It was as simple as Barb said it was going to be … Make the dough in your bread machine, then fill, roll, rise and bake!

Cherry Tomato & Caramelised Onion Tartlettes

Cherry Tomato & Caramelised Onion Tartlettes…flavour crystals exploding in your mouth! The flavours were outstanding. Sweet caramelised onions, tart sweet cherry tomatoes, fresh basil, sea salt, the kick of vinegar…and of course garlic! From the original site: Sometimes simple basic ingredients can combine to surprise your taste buds, and how!

Yam Ring Treasures

I’m featuring one of my dishes for my My Chinese New Year Feasts – Yam Ring Treasures. For the non-Chinese, this is a very popular dish for all occasions.

Honey Roasted Fig & Almond Tart

The tart was D.E.L.I.C.I.O.U.S.! Combined together, figs, butter, brown sugar, almonds and vanilla beans deliver something special. From the original site: Googling brought me many matches, and since frangipane is something that I love using in dessert, this Honey Roasted Fig & Almond Tart proved its sublime worth!

Strawberry Almond Roulade Gluten Free

A gluten free almond sponge roll with a classic strawberry & cream filling. Light, refreshing, healthy! From the original site: “What’s for dessert?” he pestered the day before. “Nothing? Why?” As if the pressure of feeding the blog wasn’t bad enough, I could see that the family suffering sugar cravings.

Dark Chocolate & Orange Panna Cotta

Indulgent and ever so pleasing, a dark chocolate orange dessert offers a match made in heaven. Set in glass goblets to enjoy its visual appeal! From the original site: Never. Without. Chocolate. There’s something about chocolate … deep, sensuous, satisfying, comforting, seductive, addictive.

French Apple Pie with Nutmeg Sauce

A Shabby Apple chic apron giveaway and a 1920’s recipe for a French Apple Pie with a Nutmeg sauce. From the original site: …The apron and the pie both very charming with a promise of retro charm. The pie from a cookbook {Appetite For America} that goes even further, a trail that chronicles ‘meaty‘ chunks […]

White & Dark Choc Mousse with Strawberries

A great way to ring in the new year with White and Dark Chocolate Mousse with Strawberries! Delish! From the original site: For me, a fulfilling year, one with challenges galore {read pre-teen and teen challenges}, minutes disappearing into days, always a lack of time, yet always time for good food! Raising a toast to […]

Screaming For Frozen Desserts, Lemon Sorbet!

The Lemon Myrtle in this recipe, combined with the sweetness & sourness of the sorbet, was ethereal. A pinch of the scented herb from Gryphon Tea gives this dessert an exotic feel, perfect for the festive season & leaves you yelling for more!

Dark Chocolate Caramel Shortbread

This shortbread {non traditional} topped with a salted butter caramel sauce, then slathered with melted dark chocolate. The result? GOOD DELICIOUS COOKIES! From the original site: “Can I have another squaaaaaaare pleeeeeeease?” You know the cookies are good if that’s what you hear literally reverberating through the house; even better if it’s the call from […]

Soup with meatballs, mushrooms,spaghetti and cheese

This is a great warm winter soup. It takes only 30 minutes to cook, but it vanishes even faster than it took you to cook it. Ingredients: 1 pound(s) minced pork, people 1/2 piece(s) white onion 3 piece(s) medium potatoes 8 piece(s) button mushrooms 2 piece(s) sprouts green onion 1/2 cup(s) chopped dill 1 teaspoon(s) […]

Turkey soup with tomatoes and herbs.

Great soup, if you have turkey leftovers from holidays or if you just wish to have a rich, hearty soup for lunch. Any part of turkey will be good (I cooked mine from turkey neck and some leftovers). It takes 30-40 minutes to cook and the taste is amazing. The key to great taste are […]

Top 5 christmas vegan dishes

Christmas is when you spend a lot of time with your family, give a lot of presents and cook a lot of food. Even if you have a vegan or vegetarian family member or friend there’s virtually million of dishes you can treat them with. I chose my 5 favorite Christmas vegan dishes for the […]

Dark Chocolate & Strawberry Mini Cloud Gateaus

Dark Chocolate & Strawberry Mini Cloud Gateaus. Can’t go wrong with dark chocolate and strawberries, a pairing made in heaven. From the original site: These were decadent and festive, almost a gateau celebration in themselves, so I am posting them for sweet Nellys Virtual Bridal Shower! I got in on the event a little late, […]

Rich Bittersweet Chocolate Orange Strawberry Tart

Rich Bittersweet Chocolate Orange Strawberry Tart in a Digestive biscuit crust – Sublime, sweet, seductive! From the original site: Sublime, sweet, seductive … words that can win over the most of us. Bittersweet chocolate paired with sweet scents of orange zest, topped with strawberries in a Digestive biscuit crust – eggless too. I think this […]

Healthy Fall Dessert: Baked apples with walnuts, honey and cinnamon.

This recipe is as easy as it can only get. I think the hardest part is to take the apples’ seeds out, so that the apples would be intact. I am cooking these apples since the time I remember myself cooking. My Daddy cooks these apples in red wine, but, let’s not get too crazy […]