Dessert

Berry & Banana sorbet

Nothing original, but this recipe is extremely easy and quick to make. Not to mention it's delicious and it "goes down" perfectly on a hot sunny spring day here in New Zealand. 2 bananas 1 cup of mixed berries 2 tablespoons of brown sugar Peel and chop the bananas. Then put the banana slices (in… Continue reading Berry & Banana sorbet

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Lunch/Dinner

Carrot & Herbs Sauce to go with your vegan steak and roasts

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Quick and easy to make, this dish works as a side or a complement to different vegan roasts, salads and pasta.

1 hand-full of mixed nuts, some fresh chives and rosemary leaves picked from our garden.

I love using the pizza stone for this because the heat is more evenly distributed, which makes roasting rather faster.

Roast the herbs for about five minutes, and the nuts for ten minutes at high temperature (220°C in a convection oven).

Roast nuts, rosemary and chives

In a separate bowl, marinate the sliced carrots and pumpkin seeds with 1 tablespoon of olive oil, salt (to taste) and garlic granules (1 tablespoon if you like a stronger garlicky flavor like me).

Marinate carrots and pumpkin seeds in olive oil, salt and garlic granules.

Then roast the carrots & pumpkin seeds in a baking tray for 15 minutes at high temperature (220°C in a convection…

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Lunch/Dinner

Carrot & Herbs Sauce to go with your vegan steak and roasts

Quick and easy to make, this dish works as a side or a complement to different vegan roasts, salads and pasta. 1 hand-full of mixed nuts, some fresh chives and rosemary leaves picked from our garden. I love using the pizza stone for this because the heat is more evenly distributed, which makes roasting rather… Continue reading Carrot & Herbs Sauce to go with your vegan steak and roasts

Everything in between

Trying to eat healthy can get tricky sometimes…

That’s what I learned throughout the years and this is what I get asked by people when I tell them I'm a pescatarian. I have been a pescatarian for over 20 years and it hasn’t always been easy. I'm originally from Brazil where meat plays a huge part in the culture, the cuisine and socializing.… Continue reading Trying to eat healthy can get tricky sometimes…

Breakfast

Scrambled Quinoa and Eggs on Chia seed toasts

Ideas normally come to me early in the morning. Usually a few minutes before I m fully awake. I am a morning person and my brain has always worked better in the early hours of the day. When I was a student, I used to wake up at 4 am to study. Later, as a… Continue reading Scrambled Quinoa and Eggs on Chia seed toasts