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Granola, Parfaits

Crunchy granola

 

 Homemade granola can be a healthy, comforting and delicious treat. Most of the store-bought stuff is high in sugar. I love homemade granola for its versatility. You can use so many different ingredients and get different flavors every time! This crunchy granola is vegan, gluten free, soy free, refined sugar […]

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Gyoza (japanese dumplings)

 

 Gyoza is one of those foods that connect people and holds people together. I have so many memories related to gyoza. And the best one is definitely my grandma teaching me how to fold them. We spent whole afternoons making gyoza together. Although now I make them alone, folding gyoza […]

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Quinoa sushi with miso tahini dressing

 

 Homemade sushi is so simple and fun! Get creative replacing the traditional ingredients with healthier options. Quinoa is such a delicious gluten- free option! I filled the rolls with avocado, crispy tofu, cucumber and carrots. Always remember to rinse and drain the quinoa before cooking. This removes quinoa’s natural coating, […]

Cakes, Loaves

Lemon sesame seeds loaf cake

 

 This plum cake is so fluffy and flavourful. The delicate taste of lemon goes so well with the strong taste of sesame seeds. And how pretty does the pink glaze look? To make it, I just combined some lemon juice with a dash of blood orange juice.

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Chocolate and spiced pears pie

 

 Chocolate & pears: a match made in heaven! Spiced pears are so easy to make and so tasty! Just bake them into a big pot of boiling water together with the spices and maple syrup. They will become tender and delicious and your house will smell heavenly! To make this […]

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Curry wonton soup

 

 A rich, comforting and warming meal. All you need in winter time. Or whenever you feel like. Veggie wontons in a spicy creamy soup made with yellow curry paste, coconut milk and ginger. I added enoki mushrooms, baby Pak-choi, cilantro, spring onions and noodles.

Pancakes

Vanilla pancakes

 

 Super fluffy pancakes made with spelt flour and vegan buttermilk. Buttermilk is the secret ingredient to light and fluffy pancakes. Vegan buttermilk is very easy to make: simply combine dairy free milk (soy, oat, almond) with vinegar or lemon and set aside for 10 minutes to curdle. These vanilla pancakes […]

Cakes

Carrot cake with blood orange frosting

 

 Carrot cake has always been one of my favorites. When I was a child, all my friends asked for chocolate cake for their birthday. I always asked for carrot or strawberry cake! (weirdo) Blood orange juice is the key to a soft, light and fragrant cake. Plus, it gives such […]