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

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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

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…