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  Roasting vegetables has become a bi-weekly routine for me over the past few years and I just can’t get enough of it! Roasted potato wedges are a huge comfort food for me and I love adding them to any salad bowl or simply dipping them in ketchup. I love how versatile they are too, because […]

Roasted Potato Wedges

roasted potatoes

Zucchini Noodles are such a delicious and healthy option! Although I really do love my pasta, zucchini noodles are definitely up there. They are a great low-carb alternative to pasta and really are so delicious with this spinach pesto, or even tomato sauce or tahini. I have always had trouble eating zucchini raw, but somehow when they are […]

Zucchini Noodles with Spinach Pesto

zucchini noodles with spinach pesto

A delicious plant based chickpea and avocado sandwich idea.

Smashed Avocado & Chickpea Sandwich (Plant-Based)

Mashed Avocado & Chickpea Sandwich

This Mint & Pineapple Cauliflower Tabbouleh is actually not even made with any grains at all – I tricked ya! This Mint & Pineapple Cauliflower Tabbouleh is fully raw, plant-based and low-carb. This is the kind of salad that I make and then eat as much as I possibly want until I’m full because it’s just filled […]

Mint & Pineapple Cauliflower Tabbouleh

  This past year, I had the chance to work with the incredible wedding photographer Christine from Christine Pienaar Photography. Christine has some serious talent, especially for her age. She produces stunning, refreshing photographs; it’s no wonder why I wanted to take some photos with her! We both love food & photography, so, why not? These […]

Lemon Tofu, Feta & Avocado Lettuce Wraps

Lemon Tofu, Feta & Avocado Lettuce Wraps

Finally, a food processor!!! I can not express the joy I had when my blender/food processor combo arrived. These are the secret joys of foodies; we go crazy over local farmers markets, Whole Foods and kitchen appliances. I am overwhelmed with happiness because I am currently enjoying 2/3 of these here in Berlin.  Grocery shopping […]

Vegan Carrot & Ginger Soup

My very first attempt at Veggie Fritters were a total success. Chickpea based, they are an excellent source of protein! I highly recommend making the hummus to go with these, it will make them extra delicious. The fritters taste really good as leftovers, too! Nom away friends as I take you to Veggie Fritter heaven. […]

Chickpea, Carrot and Zucchini Fritters with Creamy Hummus

  This soup is such a classic, hearty soup. It is a good starter for beginner soup makers because it is super simple to make (no blender or fancy ingredients necessary!). Try storing this soup in ziploc bags in the freezer for a quick dinner!  

Classic Winter Vegetable Soup