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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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…

Lunch/Dinner

Gluten-free Gnocchi from scratch

Making gnocchi has always been a tradition in my family. We would get around the kitchen table to give our mom a hand in preparing everything: peeling the potatoes, boiling them to mash potato point, mixing the flour, rolling the dough into thinner strings, cutting the strings into smaller (2 cm length) cuts, then cooking… Continue reading Gluten-free Gnocchi from scratch

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