Spinach Polenta

Polenta with a butter crust.

Crispy outside, garlicky and creamy inside. I created this recipe so my picky eaters would eat more spinach, I must say I accomplished my goal. Now the spinach polenta is part of the home menu, it pleases all age groups. Polenta is a marvellous comfort food, originally from the northern part of Italy. In the […]

Spiced Pumpkin Smoothie

glass of spiced pumpkin smoothie with straw and pumpkin seeds

A delectable and comforting smoothie made with pumpkin and mango, where all the ingredients blend well and complement each other. The pumpkin spice really does a good job wrapping all the delicious flavors together. Nothing like starting the day with lots of fiber, vitamins and polyphenols.  There are more than 8000 polyphenols that are found […]

Apple Pie Baked Doughnuts

Beginning of fall and apples go hand and hand. Comfort and warmth can always be found in apples with spices, think apple pie. These baked doughnuts bring the cozy deliciousness to a next level, very fluffy and full of flavor. In North America several apple varieties are harvested between the end of July and beginning […]

Strawberry & Chocolate Quinoa Mini Muffins

You know the expression, eating with your eyes first. These tiny muffins are prettier and more irresistible than the regular ones. The strawberry and chocolate winning duo pairs very well, the fruity sweetness of strawberries with the intensity of chocolate. Strawberries are small fruits, but each of them offers a great amount of benefits. Strawberries […]

Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes with Peanut Butter & Date Frosting

Vegan Chocolate Cupcakes with Peanut Butter & Date Frosting

Scrumptious vegan chocolate cupcake that is fluffy and moist topped with a smooth peanut butter and date frosting with no sugar added. They are decadent yet nutritious, high in fiber and antioxidants. These little goodies of joy will surely please. I personally don’t like frosting, it is pretty much 95% powdered sugar, too sweet. The […]

Pear & Almond – Quinoa & Oats Baked Cups

apple, pear almond and oats cups

What a beautiful and light way to start the day with plenty of plant-based proteins, fiber, minerals and pure deliciousness. The delicate taste of pear complements very well the almond flavor; it is like biting into moist healthy marzipan cups. I wanted to create a recipe with no animal products but at the same time […]

Broccoli & Walnut Sandwich

A delicious vegetarian broccoli sandwich – add layers of broccoli, walnuts, roasted red bell pepper and sweet potato, goat cheese, and top it up with the roasted garlic aioli sauce. It’s very satisfying and offers many nutrients, vitamins, antioxidants and fiber.   Prep: 20 mins   |   Cook: 15 mins   |   Total: 35 […]

Lentil Curry

Lentils are an excellent source of folate and a great source of plant-based protein and fiber. They also provide iron, manganese, copper and zinc. Lentils are also rich in polyphenols which are known for their anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and neuroprotective effects. Prep: 10 mins   |   Cook: 30 mins   |   Total: 40 mins […]

Moroccan Carrot Soup

Easy and delicious aromatic soup for side or as a main. Be transported to Morocco with the flavorful spice mix ras el hanout paired with orange blossom water. The exotic taste packed with beta carotene is sure to please.   Prep: 5 mins   |   Cook: 25 mins   |   Total: 30 mins […]

Whole Grain Corn Waffles

delicious corn waffle with strawberry.

An easy and quick recipe. It is my go to when I need a fast wholesome breakfast or snacks for a trip. Keep it in the fridge for up to 4 days, just heat in the toaster when needed.   Prep: 10 mins   |   Cook: 15 mins   |   Total: 25 mins […]