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

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

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

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

Snacks

Maize Biscuits (Biscoitos de Maisena)

A childhood delight... when you grow up in Brazil. 1 cup of maize 1 cup of rice flour (or any other gluten-free flour) 1 cup of coconut milk powder 4 tablespoons of molasses 5 tablespoons of vegan spread or margarine.   Mix everything in a bowl. Knead the dough until it's uniform. Roll the dough… Continue reading Maize Biscuits (Biscoitos de Maisena)