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

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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

Snacks

Quinoa & Swede Patties

Topped with homemade nut cheese, tomato & vegan mince sauce.   For the patties 300 g of quinoa (soaked overnight) 200 g of grated swede 1 pinch of cumin 1 pinch of coriander 1 pinch of ground bay leaves salt and black pepper to taste Preparing the patties Soak the quinoa in clean water overnight.… Continue reading Quinoa & Swede Patties

Lunch/Dinner

Vegan Mince and Mashed Potatoes

A great dinner idea for a Friday night. Life isn't just about watching calories. Especially after working for the whole week and watching what you eat every day, right? Friday night it's time to lay back and relax. An easy and quick meal, but that is also nutritious and delicious. That's my motto. Well, one… Continue reading Vegan Mince and Mashed Potatoes