FESTIVE CARROT CAKE MUFFINS

Festive Carrot Cake Muffins with Maple Curd & Pecans Even if you don’t have much time for baking this Holiday season, you can make plain carrot cake muffins look festive. Altough even if plain, they are truly delicious and they will fill your house with aroma of seasonal delight. One of the treat that my

AUTUMN MINI PARFAIT

Autumn Mini Parfait with Porridge, Yogurt & Caramel Autumn is around the corner, but here in Toronto area feels like it’s already here for a while. Also, our Thanksgiving is less than a month away, therefore, I better get started on some festive recipes. Well, today I have for you just an easy one, yet

VEGAN CHICK’N SATAY

Vegan Chick’n Satay with Spicy Peanut Dip Barbecue season maybe coming to an end, however, there is still enough time left to make this delicious Vegan Chick’n Satay. And even if you can’t make it on the outdoor grill, you can always make it on the frying pan or indoor grill if you have one.

PEACH COBBLER

Peach Cobbler with Quinoa Flakes & Maple Syrup The peach season is almost over, at least here in Ontario Canada, so I thought Peach Cobbler is in order! Also, my daughter asked me to make it 🙂 And I am glad I did, because it turned out absolutely delicious! Deserts such as cobblers and crisps

HOMEMADE BBQ SAUCE

Homemade BBQ Sauce from Sun dried Tomatoes Do you believe that there is a quick and easy way to make Homemade BBQ Sauce? If you don’t I can prove it to you, just read the recipe 🙂 It really is easy, isn’t it and healthy as well. Especially, if you have your homegrown tomatoes! If

PULLED JACKFRUIT

Pulled Jackfruit with Homemade BBQ Sauce This is not the fist time I made jackfruit, but this time I got it perfect! Not that it didn’t taste good before. For example JACKFRUIT FAJITAS were really delicious! However, I was struggling little with the process, especially while trying to get the texture right. Well, it turned

NUTTY VANILLA POPSICLES

Nutty Vanilla Popsicles with Caramel Centre, Drizzled with Chocolate and topped with mixed Nuts   One more Popsicle recipe before the summer is over! At this time super delicious and easy to make Nutty Vanilla Popsicles! The previous one I made was STRAWBERRY POPSICLES recipe that you may seen. If not, make sure you take

SUMMER TOMATO SOUP

Summer Tomato Soup with Cannellini Beans, Oyster Mushrooms & Basil As I mentioned in my previous recipe, the SUMMER FETTUCCINE, basil is in season and so are tomatoes. This is also the time, when I always make one of my favorites, the Summer Tomato Soup. It is very different tan traditional tomato soup and it’s

KEY LIME MINIS

Key Lime Minis – Raw Cashew Mini Cheesecakes As I mention in my previous post, the CHOCOLATE HAZELNUT CAKE that I made for my daughter’s birthday, I will be making something for my son in law’s BD, in August, I just don’t know what yet. Also, his sister made the BD cake as I predicted,

HUNGARIAN PAPRIKASH

Hungarian Paprikash with Soy Curls, Shiitake Mushrooms in a Cashew Sour Cream Sauce Hungarian Paprikash is one of the most common dishes in the parts of Europe where I am from. As I mention before, I was born in Slovakia, in a small, yet very charming city Trencin, not too far from Hungarian border. And

BLUE PANCAKES

Blue Pancakes with Spirulina, Chia & Blueberries It’s been a long time since I made pancakes for my blog. Mainly, because I eat them while I am making them, lol. Also, non of the photos I took before I liked, so I didn’t included them into my new blog. However, if you would like to

CREAMY YELLOW BEAN

Creamy Yellow Bean Soup with Mushrooms & Dill You may think that eating soup at summertime is not a greatest idea. However, I can assure you, this soup can be eaten luck warm, or even cold. Aside from that, yellow beans are available only at this time of year. However, if you cannot find yellow

PITAYA MINI CHEESECAKES

Pitaya Mini Cheesecakes with Lemon After two unsuccessful tries baking gluten free bundt cake, I deiced to take a break and make something raw. Baking is not my strangest suit, but I keep trying, however, gluten free is maybe too big of a challenge, lol. Although I had no problem making Waffles that really turned

VEGAN KETO CHICK’N WITH CAULIFLOWER MASH

Vegan Keto Chick’n with Cauliflower Mash, String Beans & Mushroom Gravy Whether you are on keto diet or not, I am sure you would enjoy this delicious Vegan Keto Chick’n with Cauliflower Mash. Therefore, I must also introduce you to an amzing product, the Soy Curls by Butler Foods. They are available on Amazon as

SUMMER FETTUCCINE

Summer Fettuccine with Basil Pesto & Cherry Tomato The season of basil is here and I was finally able to make delicious pesto first time this year. I have made pesto many times in the past but every time I make it I alternate the recipe a little. For example last year I made the

STRAWBERRY POPSICLES

Strawberry Popsicles – made of Cashew Cream & Drizzled with Chocolate This hot time of year, at least here in North America and Europe calls for ice cream. Wouldn’t you agree? Therefore I deiced to make these finger licking Strawberry Popsicles drizzled with chocolate. They are not only flavorful, but also very creamy and satisfying.

SUMMER THAI SALAD

Summer Thai Salad with Cellophane Noodles, Red Cabbage Mango & Tangy Dressing If you are a Thai food lover like me then this is recipe for you! However, to be exact, this recipe is only Thai inspired and not authentic Thai, because it’s my own creation. Nevertheless, the flavour is very close to traditional Thai

LENTIL – QUINOA BURGER

Lentil – Quinoa Burger with Grilled Onion The season of outdoor and BBQ dining is in a full swift, at least here in North America, Canada just celebrated National Holiday on the 1st of July and our in U.S are celebrating Saturday, the July 4th. This is why I feel that this is a perfect

PANDAN LEAF SMOOTHIE

Pandan Leaf Smoothie with Spinach, Mango & Kiwi It’s been a while since I posted a smoothie recipe. Not that I don’t make them often, however, I was just waiting for some new and unique ingredient. Otherwise I would be just repeating myself. If you recall, I made quite a few and you can find

HEALTHY SPELT PIZZA

Healthy Spelt Pizza with Homemade Tomato Sauce & Cashew Garlic Sauce What do you think about the idea of pizza with asparagus? I must say I really liked it, however, I missed olives and onions, so I added them later, lol. And if you read the recipe I am not even including asparagus, because I

STRAWBERRY VANILLA CAKE

Strawberry Vanilla Cake with Cashew Cream & Homemade Jam Our family has been quite busy celebrating birthdays beginning with my grandsons in April, and I am busy bee making cakes, lol. For my grandsons’s BD I made CARROT CAKE already second time since Thanksgiving, because the whole family loves this one. This photoshoot is from

VEGGIE SALMON SUSHI ROLL

Veggie Salmon Sushi Roll with Avocado & Smoke Flavor Have you made sushi before? I did, two years ago, it was a Avocado Caterpillar and you can see it HERE. At that time I didn’t have very good lighting and camera, so the photos aren’t the greatest. Oh well, that was long time ago. At

VEGGIE SMOKED SALMON

Veggie Smoked Salmon on Bagel with Dill Cashew Cream Cheese You would not believe how delicious Veggie Smoked Salmon is until you try. This is already second time I made it and I absolutely love it! I have actulay another recipe coming up right after, because I made double portion of carrots. And guess what

PITAYA CHIA PUDDING

Pitaya Chia Pudding with Yogurt & Berries The Crabapple trees on our street are full of flowers and my inspiration. Their beauty and scent is absolutely intoxicating! It was also very hot until today, so I had to make something refreshing and pink, lol. I hope bees are not too upset for steeling few of

CHOCOLATE HAZELNUT CAKE

Triple Layered Chocolate Hazelnut Cake, almost Raw If you are thinking that this Chocolate Hazelnut Cake is too much work, please don’t because it only seems that way. And even if it was, the result worth every minute, lol. The main thing is that my daughter loved it, which is very important, because I made

SPINACH TOFU SCRAMBLE

Spinach Tofu Scramble with Waffles Happy Mother’s Day everyone! Well today is only Saturday, but tomorrow I will be spending with my family! I am also guessing that many of you may read this tomorrow anyway. The truth is that this Spinach Tofu Scramble would be perfect for Sunday branch this weekend and I should

HEALTHY CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES

Healthy Quinoa Chocolate Chip Cookies Can you believe I never made chocolate chip cookies before? Honestly they never been on top of the list of my sweet tooth craving, lol. However, I think that may just changed, after I made these HEALTHY CHOCOLATE CHIP COOKIES! Although, I wasn’t sure about the amount of the chocolate

WHOLESOME CHANA MASALA

Indian Cuisine Inspired Spicy Chana Masala Hello there, all of you Indian food lovers! Look what I have for you! Isn’t this something you could eat anytime? Because I sure could, lol. Oh yeas, Indian food especially CHANA MASALA, is one of my all time favorites. It doesn’t mater what season! Altough, I don’t make

SPRING APPLE CRISP

Spiced Apple Crisp with Quinoa Flakes & Pumpkin Seeds Apple crisp may not be exactly a spring dessert, however, the spring here is quite cold anyway. And besides, who would say no to such a guilt free deliciousness? Honestly, I could eat it anytime! You know me, I always try to make my desserts as

BBQ JACKFRUIT SANDWICH

Grilled Sandwich with Pulled BBQ Jackfruit This is my third jackfruit recipe and I absolutely love the versatility of this amazing fruit giant. However, I also discovered the difference in texture and flavor of the two products I have tried so far. It is something I feel you need to know, especially if you never

SUPERFOOD EASTER TARTS

Superfood Easter Tarts with Mango – Blue Spirulina Filling & Granola Crust Happy Easter my Dearest! I hope you are having pleasant and peaceful time despite the COVID 19 situation. I am well and so is my family, however, I am very late with this recipe! It should have been on my blog last week,

SPRING STIR FRY QUINOA

Stir Fry Quinoa with Veggies, Pine Nuts & King Oyster Mushrooms Maybe I could name this delicious meal quarantine stir fry, like everybody else naming their food now day, lol. However, I prefer the name SPRING STIR FRY QUINOA, because we are getting more sunny days and I photographed first flowers. If you like to

BERRY PARFAIT

Berry Parfait with Coconut Yogurt & Granola Eating healthy is always important, however, people seems to pay more attention now then ever. The COVID 19 has turned our lives up side down, but we don’t have to hide under the bed and be sacred. There is a lot we can do to protect and also

NUT FREE GRANOLA

Crunchy Nut Free Quinoa Granola with Seeds My original recipe for this super healthy and delicious granola is actually NUTTY GRANOLA. However, my younger daughter doesn’t like nuts, therefore I created also a NUT FREE GRANOLA. In fact, lots of people are allergic to nuts and those of you who like them can add them

GREEN THAI CURRY

Green Thai Curry Sauce, served with Caramelized Tofu, Hon Shimeji Mushrooms & Veggies If you are a curry and Thai food lover like me then here is another super yummy and healthy recipe for you! Obviously, this GREEN THAI CURRY is total remake of the original, being not only vegan, but also healthier, low in

GREEN HUMMUS

Traditional Hummus with Fresh Coriander & Purple Oven Baked Fries If you read my BAKED PURPLE YAMS blog, you may know about my search for purple flesh yams. The variety of yams is quite wide, but most supermarkets have available only few. The most common are orange sweet potatoes, but also purple yams, that I

VANILLA CUSTARD MINI PARFAITS

Vanilla Custard with Quinoa Granola & Strawberries Can you believe I made these cute little vanilla custard parfaits only because of the little jars? I was walking around in our local supermarket while besides shopping I was also inspecting new vegan products, as I always do, lol. And there it was; Riviera Vegan Yogurt that

GURU SALAD

Finely sliced Kale with Red Cabbage mixed with Walnuts & Pomegranate  This is one of my oldest and very popular recipe among friends and family, but why the name Guru Salad? I hope you are not laughing, because I can assure you this salad is well deserving of that name. Also, we have Caesar and

BERRY CRUMB CAKE

Old Fashioned Spelt Berry Crumb Cake with Quinoa Honestly, I have no words to describe how delicious, yet easy to make this cake is. Not to mention, totally guilt free!!! I remember my grandmother used to make very similar cakes like, but she usually made it with plums. And of course, they were not vegan,

VEGGIE CHOWDER

Creamy Veggie Chowder with Cauliflower, Corn & Mushrooms Since the first time I discovered what a creamy, yet healthy dairy substitute cauliflower can be, I fell in love with it. Since then I made not only creamy soups, I but also pasta sauce, Thai food sauce and mashed potatoes. It was all delicious, therefor I

HAZELNUT TRUFFLES

Chewy & Crunchy Chocolate Truffles with Whole Hazelnut in the Centre Believe or not, I made these truffles for Valentines Day, but I did’s get the chance to take photos, because we ate them so fast, lol. They are absolutely dreamy, therefore I had to make them again and share the recipe with you. Oh,

GREEN CHIA PARFAIT

Chia Parfait with Green Spirulina, Yogurt & Fruit We are in the second half of February, thank goodness! I am literally counting the days, because the weather here in Toronto is unbearable. It’s snows at night, then it melts at day time, the sky is mostly gloomy so it’s mess, lol. I need to see

CHOCOLATE WAFFLES

Guilt free Waffles with Chocolate Syrup & Strawberries Well, I am really running late, because tomorrow is Valentine’s Day and I was planing to publish this recipe yesterday. However, my daughter asked me to go with her and my four years old twin grandsons skating, so obviously I dropped everything, lol. Oh, but I wasn’t

SWEET & SPICY THAI

Assorted Veggies in Sweet & Spicy Thai Sauce As a vegan foodie who often thinks outside of the box, I love to experiment with the use of nontraditional ingredients. In the case of this delicious Sweet & Spicy Thai sauce the use of seasonal PERSIMMONS makes this traditional dish healthier yet flavorful choice. Although, I

BAKED PURPLE YAMS

Baked Purple Yams with Edamame & Avo – Mayo When I bought these purple yams I was hopping they would be purple inside as well, unfortunately they were not. They were white, just like regular potatoes and their taste was just like common sweet potatoes. And since I love all potatoes, I enjoyed them very