Carrot Hotdog recipe

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An amazing vegan substitute for regular hotdogs are carrot hotdogs. Yep, you heard me right. There is such thing as carrot hotdogs. In my opinion they don’t really taste like the real ones, but it doesn’t mean that they don’t taste great! Marinade make these carrot super delicious and that is why you should try them!  Continue reading

Deviled vegan ‘eggs’

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For a quite long time there hasn’t been a recipe which doesn’t contain sugar or chocolate… So here you go! These deviled vegan ‘eggs’ is another good idea what to serve on your vegan Easter table and as always – super easy to make! Continue reading

Oat – Banana biscuits. Sugar free

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Very easy to make Oat-Banana vegan biscuits. No need for sugar! Banana works as both – replacement for egg and sweetener at the same time! Furthermore, these biscuits fills you up easily!

Preparation time approximately 15 minutes + baking 25 minutes = They are done super fast! (40 min)

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Avocado-Grape-Cranberry-Spinach

Something green, healthy and refreshing! Avocado-grape-cranberry-spinach smoothie for energy boost to your morning.

Avocado – so called ‘butter’ fruit, avocado is very high in calories and fats (160kcal in 100g), however, those are good kind of fats. Furthermore, avocado is probably the most loved fruit in the world, and there is a reason for that – it is super nutritious. High in vitamins K, C, B5, B6 and E, as well potassium and it is loaded with fiber. Consumption of it can lower cholesterol levels, regulate blood pressure and improve health overall. Avocados simply taste great and goes well together with any kind of food.  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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Chick pea hummus

Quite easy to make and delicious. Another great dipping or topping you can use for sandwiches, chips, pizza or eat it as it is and add to other dishes is hummus!

Ingredients:

  • 1 can of chick peas
  • 1 garlic clove
  • 1/4 juice of a lemon
  • 50 ml soy cream
  • spices – salt, garlic powder, paprika, black pepper (up to taste)

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Strawberry-Banana Nice Cream

What can be better than ice-cream? NICE CREAM! It is an ideal substitute of it, tastes great and nutritionally wise is actually much better than the regular ice-cream. Just imagine how great it is to not to get fat by snacking during the movie haha!

You will need:

  • 2 cups of frozen bananas
  • and 1 cup of strawberries (yes, that is it)

Process everything in food processor for about 1-2 minutes until it has smooth consistency and top it as you wish. I have chosen sliced bananas, strawberries and chia seeds.  Continue reading

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