Dishes and More

Lunch/Dinner

“All Greens” Salad – with a purple tint

Continuing with my not-too-strict Vegan Keto Diet - as I eat what I please on Sundays, that includes potato chips - I came up with this idea for tonight's dinner. Using what we have planted in our backyard, we have it all fresh. From garden to plate. So here's a very simple but filling salad… Continue reading “All Greens” Salad – with a purple tint

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Lunch/Dinner

Stuffed Red Peppers (Capsicums) – My first attempt at making a Vegan Keto dish

For a while, I've been hearing about this keto diet (short for ketogenic diet). It is supposed to be very healthy by making your own body utilize fat instead of accumulating it. I have to say I thought it was rather controversial to suggest that you eat "fat" in order to burn fat. After some careful… Continue reading Stuffed Red Peppers (Capsicums) – My first attempt at making a Vegan Keto dish

Everything in between

The growing worldwide resistance to synthetic antibiotics. Can plants help us?

The frequent (and rather often) overuse of synthetic antibiotics to fight common infections has led us to an alarming worldwide growth in antibiotic resistance. The so called “superbugs” are believed to infect more than 2 million people and kill at least 23,000 in the USA alone (source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention – CDC).… Continue reading The growing worldwide resistance to synthetic antibiotics. Can plants help us?

Snacks

Gluten-Free Taro Muffins

I gotta say this was one recipe that I was afraid wouldn't work out. It turned out delicious actually! A great afternoon snack or a quick bite for when you're in a hurry, these muffins are filling but not heavy in the stomach. That's not entirely surprising as one of the several benefits of taro… Continue reading Gluten-Free Taro Muffins

Lunch/Dinner

Roast Vegetables in Coconut Oil, White Wine and Smoked Paprika

Summer is getting nearer and everyone is becoming more excited each day as holidays approach. With holidays come Christmas, sun bathing, the beach and BBQs. Vegans and vegetarians don't have to feel excluded though. We can all take part in these celebrations and still maintain our chosen diets. So, how about preparing a delicious vegetable… Continue reading Roast Vegetables in Coconut Oil, White Wine and Smoked Paprika