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Raw Brownies

This was my very first attempt of making raw brownies and they were a huge hit in our house. Easy to make, naturally sweetened, gluten free and raw, I mean what else can I say? They are so healthy and the perfect treat for anyone…

Nut Butter Hummus

Nut Butter Hummus

I know, I know, you might feel confused about this one but it happened a few days ago in my kitchen when I realized that I forgot to buy tahini and was looking for a solution to make hummus. This nut butter hummus is super…

Vegan Bolognese Sauce

Vegan Bolognese Sauce

The texture of this recipe will blow you away. It is so close to the original, even the taste of it! There are some dishes, that taste the best after warming them up a second time and that is definitely one of them. A real…

Apricot-Almond Chocolate Bars

Apricot-Almond Chocolate Bars

These are so super gooey! I love gooey bars!!! Not a fan of dry, oaty bars at all. They are perfect to satisfy your sweet tooth and are the perfect healthy bars to put into your bag when you are heading outside. I am not…

Vegan Malai Kofta with Green Yoghurt Sauce

Vegan Malai Kofta with Green Yoghurt Sauce

This recipe you guys, is some serious stuff. I could eat it weekly! When I was just writing the recipe down, I realized how many steps it takes to make these but when you are doing it, it really doesn’t feel that much. I used…

Maple-Mustard Sweet Potatoes

Maple-Mustard Sweet Potatoes

Oh them sweet potatoes!!! I honestly think that adding maple and mustard makes them a lot more flavorful. The perfect breakfast or side dish. We eat them mostly as a side dish but you can absolutely make them your main with a nice dip. If…

Golden Tahini Pasta

Golden Tahini Pasta

Tahini is one of my absolute favorite ingredients I use it almsot daily and I absolutely love pasta It was a matter of time for me to combine those two together and create somethng delicous. Tahin or Tahini is a paste made of sesame seeds…

Penne al’ Arrabiata with a Twist

Penne al’ Arrabiata with a Twist

If I had to pick my favorite pasta sauce, it would be Arrabiata sauce. Tomatoes, chili, fresh herbs, garlic, perfect!!! I love giving simple or traditional recipes a twist. This time I decided to pimp up my penne with a refreshing mint-avocado sauce. It gives…

Roasted Pumpkin Hummus

Roasted Pumpkin Hummus

For all you hummus addicts out there, you need to try this one out! Roasted Pumpkin Hummus is about to become my favorite right after the original hummus recipe of course. I use hummus on toast, in my pasta, as a dip and throw it…

Vegan Triple Chocolate Cheesecake

Vegan Triple Chocolate Cheesecake

This is not the healthiest recipe as it contains brown sugar and wheat BUT it is vegan, so you can eat 1-2 pieces and still be in peace with this world :-p I never in my life had a triple anything but I knew that…

Simple Vegan Porridge

Simple Vegan Porridge

Porridge always brings back childhood memories to me. My dad, who was half English and half American showed us the world of comfort food pretty early and part of that was porridge with seasonal fruit compote and brown butter. Porridge most of the time our…

Vegan Lentil Bolognese

Vegan Lentil Bolognese

I personally think that a good Bolognese is part of every family or even single household. It is easy to make, tastes super delicious and if you are using lots of fresh ingredients, it can also be healthy. My mission was to not use any…

Easy Basil and Cashew Pesto

Easy Basil and Cashew Pesto

Pestos are made for busy bees like me and I don’t only enjoy them with pasta, I also pour them over roasted veggies or use pesto as a spread on my sourdough bread. Sine we are not the biggest raw garlic fans, I try to…

Peanut Butter Chickpeas

Peanut Butter Chickpeas

You guys know me by now, I am a fan of simplicity. This meal is made without any stress and an easy roast & throw it all together. Peanut butter and chickpeas go so well together and is highly addictive if you ask me. This…

Best Healthy Brownies

Best Healthy Brownies

These healthy brownies happen to be, vegan, moist, if prefered gluten free and refined sugar free. The y will catch your heart the second you take your first bite. They are my very first attempt of a healthier brownie version and I couldnt’t be happier…

Roasted Sweetpotatoes with Sundried Tomato Dressing

Roasted Sweetpotatoes with Sundried Tomato Dressing

In case you thought salads are boring, I am proving you wrong today. It is time to pimp up those salads with our favorite foods and for me it is avocado, sweet potatoes, sundried tomatoes and hemp seeds. It is always a wonderful trick to…

Tahini Chocolate Bars

Tahini Chocolate Bars

Chocolate and tahini mind sound like a weird combo to some of you but once you tried it, you will fall for it! I was one of those people who could not imagine it tasting anything delicious together but I was wrong. Goodbye peanut butter…

Ripe Fruit Upside Down Cakes

Ripe Fruit Upside Down Cakes

The perfect way to enjoy your ripe fruits is to turn them into a delicious cake, right? Ripe fruits are made for upside down cakes and since they contain so much natural sugars, you won’t need a whole lot of sweeteners. I used my 4…

Vegan Salted Cookie Dough Bites

Vegan Salted Cookie Dough Bites

I am honestly not sure what to say other than GET INTO YOUR KITCHEN AND MAKE THESE PUUUHLEASE! They are so good, the consistency is amazing an I am definitely considering marrying those. My whole family was all over these cute cookie dough bites and…

Vegan Pasta Salad with Basil-Cashew Cream

Vegan Pasta Salad with Basil-Cashew Cream

This pasta salad will definitely rock your BBQ or summer party. It has all those lovely italian flavors and is also super creamy. I have absolutely no doubt, that at least half of your friends will be asking you for the recipe because it is just…

Penne Almost Arabiata

Penne Almost Arabiata

If you love it simple, hot, and flavorful, this is the perfect meal for you. The original Italian recipe „Penne al Arabiata“ is made with lots of sweet and fresh tomatoes, chili and parsley. The only difference in my recipe is that I used basil…

Carrot Cake Cupcakes

Carrot Cake Cupcakes

These cute little easter cupcakes are exactly what you need for your festive table. They are super moist, sweet and all the way vegan of course. I wouldn’t leave them out too long, because the coco frosting might melt at some point if the temperatures…

Vegan Clotted Cream

Vegan Clotted Cream

To be very honest with you guys, I have never tried the regular clotted cream. I discovered the cream and even scones when I was already vegan but I loved the look of it, that creamy consistency and that jam on top..yum…! So I tried…

Vegan Scones

Vegan Scones

When I think of scones, I think of breakfast in bed, singing birds and sunshine. I usually get into the scone-mood soon as spring arrives and love to play with different fruits and flavors. There are so many possibilities with these little beauties and I…

Vegan Cheesecake with warm Cherries

Vegan Cheesecake with warm Cherries

Cheesecake has always been one of my favorites. That is why I am very critical when it comes to vegan versions of this cake. Silken tofu or cashews are usually used as base for vegan cheesecakes but I wanted to try something more light and…

3 Ingredient Chocolate Truffles

3 Ingredient Chocolate Truffles

These 3-ingredient chocolate truffles are so easy to make and the perfect healthy treat for lazy days. They are glutenfree, dairyfree and refined sugar free, so this might be also a treat your kids will enjoy. You can easily replace the cashew butter with any…

Potato Balls with Garam Masala Sauce

Potato Balls with Garam Masala Sauce

These potato-lentil balls are so delicous, it is hard to find a an apropriate word for it, really. I just love the consistency of the balls, that they are gluten free and the sauce is so creamy and flavorful, yum! The original recipe is from…

Mushroom Risotto

Mushroom Risotto

I think risotto has always been one of my favorite meals. At the restaurant it was either pizza or risotto for me. When I started my vegan journey it was pretty clear to me, that I had to come up with a great vegan version,…

Vegan Butter Chickpea Stew

Vegan Butter Chickpea Stew

Another very comforting dish I created for those wet and cold days outside. As you know me, cashew cream is magical to me and used in so many of my recipes just simply because it is neutral, thickens anything well and can be used for…

spaghetti cashew tomato sauce

spaghetti cashew tomato sauce

This simple and delicious pasta recipe is a must try! I am so in love with the creaminess of the sauce, it is heavenly. You can substitute the cashews with almonds and also throw other veggies in there, I am sure there are endless yummy…

pistachio raspberry chocolate fudge

pistachio raspberry chocolate fudge

These super easy to make pistachio & raspberry chocolate fudge slices are going to drive you crazy! Promise! The fun part is, you can try out different versions of this recipe too and make it your very own. I have to admit though, the combination…

Creamy French Style Potato Soup

Creamy French Style Potato Soup

This soup you guys, seriously! It is so good! Comforting, flavorful and just the perfect soup for colder days. I named it “french style” because of that high amount onions which give this creamy potato soup such an amazing taste. When I first came up…

Quinoa Chili

Quinoa Chili

Everybody loves chili! This version is probably the best I have ever had and the quinoa makes to so super tasty and healthy too. The perfect comfort food, super easy to make and if you leave the chili out and use a little cayenne pepper,…

Creamy White Wine & Spinach Penne

Creamy White Wine & Spinach Penne

Sometimes lunch has to be quickly made. No matter if you are a busy single or busy parent. I, as a ALWAYS busy mommy really love simple dishes that still have some kind of elegance. This cashew white wine sauce is such a winner! And…

oven roasted harissa carrot – tahini soup

oven roasted harissa carrot – tahini soup

This soup is full packed with great flavors and super comforting. Roasting veggies has become quite of an addiction for me so instead of just cooking those carrots, I wanted to get that oven baked flavor with them. I used Harissa as a powder for…

Almond Cinnamon Pralines

Almond Cinnamon Pralines

You might know that I am not the biggest fan of raw treats. They just feel so heavy in my tummy and I usually prefer baked goods. But these little treats are so gooey and delicious, also gluten and refined sugar free. I am sure…

Vegan Chocolate Cheesecake

Vegan Chocolate Cheesecake

This vegan cheesecake is my absolute favorite in the world. It is actually not a real cheesecake because there is no lemon in it but I call it cheesecake because I could not think of a better name. Anyways, it is a cake you will…

White Bean-Quinoa Salad with Marsala Tomatoes

White Bean-Quinoa Salad with Marsala Tomatoes

This quinoa salad is very addictive and in case you are not into quinoa, this one will change your mind. I love cooking with wine because it gives sauces such an elegant and exquisite taste. To be honest, this was my first time using Marsala…

Harissa-Tomato Soup

Harissa-Tomato Soup

You must know by now how much of a fan I am when it comes to Mid Eastern spices. Harissa gives this soup such a hot and spciy kick, you will love it. Tomatoes in season are my absolute faovorite veggies in the world. Ripe,…

Vegan Rafaello

Vegan Rafaello

These white chocolate and coconut balls are so good you guys. I think it’s always fun trying to “veganize” treats and meals that are originally made with animal products. Most of the time the vegan version tastes even better, which makes me even more proud.…

Raspberry-Pistachio Brownies

Raspberry-Pistachio Brownies

The taste of chocolate, pistachios and raspberries sounds like a poem to me. I just love to combine chocolate with something fruity, because it gives the chocolate such a nice flavor. I usually add raspberry puree or pomegranate juice to my chocolate creations, give it…

Tiramisu Truffles

Tiramisu Truffles

I love love love tiramisu with all my heart. I have loved it before my vegan journey and I am thrilled that there are even a few vegan varities, that taste pretty great. These truffles make the perfect gift for all your friends and family,…

Pumpkin Fries with a Sweet Mustard Dip

Pumpkin Fries with a Sweet Mustard Dip

These fries will make you and your loved ones addicted! They are so good and the perfect, simple food for lazy autumn days. The taste of cinnamon paired with that sweet mustard dip, really gets me dreaming. I am a huge fries fan anyway. Carrot…

Asian Brown Rice Salad with a Peanut-Maple-Chili dressing

Asian Brown Rice Salad with a Peanut-Maple-Chili dressing

To be very honest with you, I have never been a huge fan of asian food. There are a few dishes I was eating but it has never been something I truly loved eating. Most of my friends and family love it though and so…

Vegan Snickers

Vegan Snickers

No, you are not dreaming, it is real. These snickers will change your vegan life the second you try them. They are so good!!! And very very close to the original version for me. My kids are addicted to these beauties and I cannot wait…

Hot Carrot-Tangerine Soup

Hot Carrot-Tangerine Soup

I had no idea how much of a soup and stew person I am until I started my Instagram account and shared my passion for food with the world. While I am writing those lines I just had another amazing idea for a stew, wow!…

Roasted Potato Salad with Broccoli Sprouts and Muhammara Paste

Roasted Potato Salad with Broccoli Sprouts and Muhammara Paste

I think I am pretty creative when it comes to pimping regular recipes up. I wanted to create ad potato salad that has different flavors than the usual ones and that also has no mayo in it. The muhammara paste together with the potatoes and…

Tomato Pasta with Gremolata and Balsamic Cherry Tomatoes

Tomato Pasta with Gremolata and Balsamic Cherry Tomatoes

This easy pasta recipe has to be one of my very favorites. It is so easy to make, we all love it and it is also great on the budget. The gremolata gives this simple tomato pasta such a nice, zesty touch, you will love…

Pizza Mid Eastern Style

Pizza Mid Eastern Style

Fridays are for pizzas and in my case a lot of days are Fridays. I have struggled with pizzas since I turned vegan because I could not enjoy pizza without cheese. It felt so weird and the ones I have tried didn’t even taste good…

Hot Chocolate Oats with Butter Roasted Marrons

Hot Chocolate Oats with Butter Roasted Marrons

Around autumn my cravings for hot chocolates and comforting porridges seem to explode. I mean, I am a huge fan of warm oats in general but a good hot chocolate will always do it too. Then I thought why not having both at the same…

Turmeric–Cinnamon Pears with Cashew Custard Cream

Turmeric–Cinnamon Pears with Cashew Custard Cream

Turmeric is my best friend. It is not only extremely healthy, it also tastes good and you can add it to all kinds of sweet and savory dishes. This has been my first attempt for a sweet dish with turmeric and we all loved it.…

Healthy Bounty Bars

Healthy Bounty Bars

As much as I am in love with savory meals, sweet treats are a MUST HAVE every now and then. Healthy, homemade bounty bars? I am still amazed by the feeling of eating something sweet guilt free. Handing those bars to my kids, knowing what…

Garlicy Spaghetti with Moroccan Spiced Cauliflower & Chickpeas

Garlicy Spaghetti with Moroccan Spiced Cauliflower & Chickpeas

I absolutely love Arabian spices! This hot & spicy pasta is going to blow your mind and tongue. It is hot, full of flavors and far away from a regular pasta with tomato sauce. You can skip the chili in case you do not like…

Chili Sin Carne with Espresso

Chili Sin Carne with Espresso

It might sound funny to you to that I added espresso to the chili but it gives it such a nice flavor and makes that regular chili pretty exciting. Chilis are winners in most families I know because they are easy to make, kids love…

Sweet Potato Kumpir

Sweet Potato Kumpir

Kumpir is one of my favorite meals of all time. There are so many ways to stuff them potatoes, I just love to try out new things as you already know. Sweet Potato Kumpir is my favorite so far and I just love the taste…

Penne Ratatouille with baked Almond Feta

Penne Ratatouille with baked Almond Feta

When I think of ratatouille, I remember the smell of fresh herbs, sweet tomatoes and garlic. The French kitchen has so many amazing flavors which I have not even fully discovered yet but I would love to get to know more of. This, my very…

Berry Bake with Peanut Butter Streusel

Berry Bake with Peanut Butter Streusel

Hot berries and peanut butter already sound like a dream coming true for me. I am the biggest fan of berries combined with peanut butter and even though my dad was american, I just recently started to discover this breathtaking combination. Before I created this…

Cashew Parmesan

Cashew Parmesan

I put this amazing Cashew Parmesan on everything. On toast, pasta, salads, just simply everything. It is so super easy to make and tastes just amazing. There is also an almond parmesan possible, if you like that better but I personally prefer this cashew version.…

Quinoa-Mushroom Balls in a White Wine- Soy Cream Sauce

Quinoa-Mushroom Balls in a White Wine- Soy Cream Sauce

These Quinoa-Mushroom Balls taste so good you guys. I am not that type of vegan, that wants to create meat-alike food but my family loves it from time to time and I have to say that these balls get very close to a meat taste…

Carrot Pancakes with Walnut-Herb-Cream Cheese

Carrot Pancakes with Walnut-Herb-Cream Cheese

As much as I love my sweet porridge in the morning, a good hearty breakfast is very welcome from time to time. These carrot pancakes are the perfect vegan breakfast for people who need a break from something sweet or the ones who are into…

Vanilla Oats with Blueberry Milk and Hazelnuts

Vanilla Oats with Blueberry Milk and Hazelnuts

I love love love warm and comforting oats in the morning. A day without oats is a lost day in my life and I would definitely say I eat them in all kinds of shapes daily. The vanilla accent in this version and the combination…

Carrot Cake

Carrot Cake

Carrot cake has always been my favorite cake. My dad used to bake it for my birthday and I got more excited about the cake than thinking about my presents. He was the best carrot cake baker in the whole entire world for me and…

Vegan Mediterranean Pasta Salad

Vegan Mediterranean Pasta Salad

Your guests will love you for this creamy, mediterranean and delicious pasta salad (even the non vegans). We decided that this is now our favorite family salad just because it really tastes heavenly and its so super easy to make. Our friends love it, we…

Crispy Potato & Peanut Butter Curry

Crispy Potato & Peanut Butter Curry

Attention, Attention stop what you are doing and go to the store and buy whatever is needed to make this incredible curry. It is so good! The curry flavors mixed with creamy peanut butter, hell yes! I am a huge curry lover anyway but this one…

Vegan Snickers Sundae

Vegan Snickers Sundae

My sons favorite vegan ice cream of all times and the only ice cream that convinced him that a. plant-based diet can be very delicious and healthy at the same time. I am not much of an ice cream fan if it was not for…

Vegan Cashew Mayonnaise

Vegan Cashew Mayonnaise

This is my favorite vegan mayo recipe so far and I have tried quite a few. What I love the most about this recipe is, that it is a basic you can use for all kinds of dips and sauces. If you add 2tsp nutritional…

Roasted Pumpkin Risotto with a salty Parsley-Walnut Crust

Roasted Pumpkin Risotto with a salty Parsley-Walnut Crust

Risotto is one of the most amazing Italian creations if you ask me. I make at least 4-5 times a year risotto and always try to add seasonal veggies to it, like in this recipe for autumn, roasted pumpkin. You can make this without the…

Almond Milk

Almond Milk

How amazing is it to make your own nut milk? It is so super easy to make and tastes so much better than the store bought version. I am pretty sure once you have tasted the homemade almond milk version, you will not go back…

Loaded Curry Fries with Almond Aioli and a creamy Avocado Dip

Loaded Curry Fries with Almond Aioli and a creamy Avocado Dip

We all know that our daily life does not allow us to spend hours in the kitchen, especially not if we have hungry kids and a fulltime job. Simple can be very comforting and I personally try to just pimp my simple lunches and dinners…

Chickpea Stew Moroccan Style

Chickpea Stew Moroccan Style

I grew up in Berlin, Germany which is not only a place I call home but also a place that I love for its multi cultural aspects. The Moroccan kitchen has so many amazing flavors and structures, I am deeply in love with it. Most…

Sweet Potato & Mushroom Quinoa Salad with an Avocado-Lime Dressing

Sweet Potato & Mushroom Quinoa Salad with an Avocado-Lime Dressing

Quinoa has been once of my favorites since I started my vegan journey. I mostly use it for salads or just as a side dish at times. For this  quinoa salad I basically just threw all my favorite foods in there. I am a huge sweet…

Porridge topped with Cinnamon Apples, Blueberries and Granola

Porridge topped with Cinnamon Apples, Blueberries and Granola

I have always been a huge fan of warm and comforting porridge and oats. I just love the feeling of something warm, creamy gets its way to the belly. I also used to have gastritis a lot and warm oats are very great at covering…

Cinnamon Muffins with Joghurt and Blueberry Compote

Cinnamon Muffins with Joghurt and Blueberry Compote

If you are a Jamie Oliver Fan as I am, you probably have noticed that he just launched his new book ” Superfood Family”. I saw all those images of blueberry covered donuts but unfortunately I do not have a donut tin nor do I…

Walnut-Date Banana Bread

Walnut-Date Banana Bread

For all of you banana bread fans out there, you will love this one! I play with around with banana bread from time to time because there are so many ways to make. This time I wanted it to be more chunky and more moist…

Roasted Red Pepper Curry Soup with Spinach and Chrispy Cauliflower Florets

Roasted Red Pepper Curry Soup with Spinach and Chrispy Cauliflower Florets

When fall is around, my mind starts clicking and all I can think of is comforting, warm soups and stews. Since Curries are one of our all-time favorites because all of us just love it so much, I thought of making a soup out it.…

Vanilla Mylkshake with Cinnamon-Plum Compote

Vanilla Mylkshake with Cinnamon-Plum Compote

Oh how I love Mylkshakes!I would have never thought it is possible to drink an acceptable shake like that when I decided to roll with the vegan diet but thank god there is banana ice cream or cashew ice-cream that saved me. I think banana…

Responsibility

Responsibility

Responsibility, the key to your happiness A lot of times I woke up and was wishing I didn’t because life felt so heavy. I didn’t have the job I wanted, the beautiful apartment I always had in mind was far away from where I was…

Oven Baked Potato with Vegan Tzatziki

Oven Baked Potato with Vegan Tzatziki

This vegan version of tzatziki is honestly incredible. I am not a huge fan of soy, but from time to time I eat it in yoghurt, when I don’t have any homemade almond or cashew yoghurt left. I love the Greek kitchen and almost everything…

Chocolate-Espresso Brownies with Blueberry Cream Cheese Frosting

Chocolate-Espresso Brownies with Blueberry Cream Cheese Frosting

Brownies have been one of my very favorite sweets since I was a kid. My dad, who was by the way American, used to make them every now and then and I always got super excited. Since I started my vegan diet, I probably tried…

Black Olive Tomato One-Pot Pasta

Black Olive Tomato One-Pot Pasta

When I first heard about one-pot pasta I was a little sceptical to be honest. I just couldn’t imagine that a pot where you basically throw everything just in and cook it, could be good tasting at all. Well you guys, I was wrong. One-pot…