Homemade Coconut Cream cheese. Dairy free. Vegan

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Out of curiosity I came up with this recipe of homemade vegan cream cheese and it actually turned out to be very good. It goes super good on bread and I assume for salad or other dishes as an addition as well. It will take you around 2 minutes to make it! Continue reading

St. Patrick’s Day Green Velvet vegan cake

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St. Patrick’s Day is just around the corner and therefore I decided to come up with a recipe and make this nice, green velvet cake in a veganized version. Because what can represent veganism and St. Patrick’s Day better than green stuff? And what can boost your mood better than a piece of cake?
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Nutella – Vutella

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The best things in life are cruelty free, but nutella was pretty good too. However, you can, of course, make a vegan version of it as well! But let’s call it a ‘vutella’ instead!

It is actually very easy and mind-blowing at the same time. Be careful not to get addicted! Chocolate is a very tricky thing! Continue reading

Chocolate-Banana-Orange-Spinach-Kiwi-Cranberry

Delicious and nutritious chocolate smoothie! Treat yourself!

Orange – Low in calories (approx. 50 per 100g), but high in nutritional benefits. The amount of fiber, potassium and vitamin C oranges contain promotes healthy and good looking skin. As well consumption of them lowers risk of several diseases (kidney diseases, high blood pressure and cholesterol) and improves overall health: immune system and vision. Continue reading

Vegan Cheese sauce (gluten free)

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For those who actually miss having cheese in their daily menu and fridge, or from time to time are craving for some Mac and Cheese, here is a recipe for vegan cheese sauce!

It’s perfect to be eaten together with rice, cuscus, peas, beans, other grains, potatoes and, of course, pasta, or to be used as a dipping for tortilla chips and fries. Furthermore, this recipe is gluten free and doesn’t require any substitute products. So, yaaay! Let’s jump in!  Continue reading

White bean-avocado-spinach ‘hummus’

Avocado is probably one of the most loved fruits in the world and therefore hummus version with it must be, and I promise it is, delicious!

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup (250 ml) white beans (first you have to soak them overnight and then boil for approximately 1 hour)
  • half medium sized avocado
  • 50 ml soy cream
  • 1 garlic clove
  • handful of spinach
  • spices – salt, garlic powder, black pepper (up to taste)

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Brown pea ‘hummus’

Brown peas are typical Latvian dish eaten during Christmas eve and I am actually not sure if people from other countries are familiar with brown peas, but why not to make hummus out of them?

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup (250 ml) of boiled brown peas (first you have to soak them overnight and then boil for approx. 1 hour)
  • 50 ml soy cream
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/4 of juice of a lemon
  • spices – salt, black pepper, garlic powder (up to taste)

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White bean ‘hummus’

There is only one real hummus, but plenty versions of semi hummus! Let’s try this white bean one.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup (250 ml) of boiled white beans (first you have to soak them overnight and then boil for approx. 1 h)
  • 50 ml soy cream
  • 1 garlic clove
  • spices – salt, garlic powder, black pepper (up to taste)

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Banana-Kiwi-Grapefruit

I’m starting my ‘edition’ of the smoothie ideas, which can work for each and every meal of the day and will give you a quick overview of the health benefits you are getting out of it, and facts you may not know! Check the video here!

Banana – even though the amount of calories is high (approx. 102 per one), bananas are totally worth it. It is a good source of vitamin B6, C, magnesium, fiber and biotin. It immediately refuels your body and can actually support your weight loss and improve hearth health. Furthermore, you can use banana peel in several ways as well.

Kiwi – extremely high in vitamin C (5x more than the orange) and good source of vitamins B, E and K, as well as fiber and because of the high amount of antioxidants it has, it protects your skin from degeneration and maintain healthy tone and texture of it. Even though this fruit is so high in its nutritions, amount of calories is very low (approx. 40 per one) and, therefore, it can be considered as hero fruit! Continue reading

Vegan Chocolate Cake

Chocolate Vegan Cake

I am more of a fan of raw cakes (mostly because I am lazy), but a little chocolate cake never killed nobody. Even though you will need to use an oven, it is relatively easy to make this chocolate cake and it won’t take a lot of time either. And it will be very, very delicious! I promise!

Vegan Chocolate Cake

Vegan Chocolate Cake

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