American-style hot dogs with celery root fries
Aug03

American-style hot dogs with celery root fries

If you ever feel like street food but don’t actually feel like going out, I have got you covered! Hot dogs made vegan, with fair amount of protein and fiber. It may take you a bit longer than standing a line in a kiosk to make this, but it will definitely pay off. Instead of potato fries, we will make celeriac, which is a great low-carb substitute for potatoes with a lot of nutrients and health benefits. It is an easy and...

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Butter bean “tuna” salad sandwich
Jul27

Butter bean “tuna” salad sandwich

Here comes summer and therefore a smell of seafood and fish on every Maltese corner. But what if you are trying to follow vegan diet? There is a way to do it! Here is a recipe for vegan “tuna” sandwich made of butter beans and a few more ingredients. It will take you 10 minutes tops to make this sandwich, and it is suitable for people with plant-based diet. Very refreshing, on-the-go (or not) and great to eat in this...

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Vegan mushroom stroganoff with wholewheat pasta
Jul20

Vegan mushroom stroganoff with wholewheat pasta

When it comes to mushrooms there is only 2 ways how you can feel about them: either you love them or can’t stand them. I personally belong to the first group (who would have guessed 😀 ). If you are a fellow mushroom lover, you are on the right place and this recipe is just right for you. It is made of simple ingredients most of which you can probably find at home right now. Moreover, this delicious meal takes just about 20...

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Sticky Tofu Chunks
Jul17

Sticky Tofu Chunks

Tofu is a very controversial protein – people either really love it or really hate it. This sticky tofu recipe elevates it to the next level. Make-ahead a big batch to add to rice bowls, noodles or just eat it on its own with veg. Ingredients: One block firm Tofu (the brand I buy comes in 125g) 3 tablespoons soy sauce 2 tablespoons honey or agave 1 tablespoon sesame oil 1 tablespoon rice vinegar Pinch of chilli flakes Sesame...

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Beyond burger with vegan hollandaise sauce
Jul13

Beyond burger with vegan hollandaise sauce

Are you tired of making vegetables at your BBQ party with friends? This will change your life! When I first tried Beyond Burger I was amazed with it’s juicy and meaty taste. Even during the preparation, the smell completely reminded me of the times when I used to eat meat. The Beyond Burger patty has 20g of plant-based protein and has no GMOs, soy, or gluten, so it’s suitable for people with gluten allergy. Just use GF...

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Easy vegan cinnamon rolls
Jul07

Easy vegan cinnamon rolls

Cinnamon rooooolls <3  This recipe is so easy and delicious. Vegan I might add. My mom, sister and myself can eat the whole lot in one go 😀 It is not so difficult because it makes only 8 small rolls. You can easily eat them all straight out of the oven. And what is more, cinnamon is loaded with antioxidants, has anti-inflammatory properties and lowers blood sugar! Try making this healthy dessert, you will not regret it 😉...

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Vegan strawberry lemon scones with chia jam
Jun24

Vegan strawberry lemon scones with chia jam

Hands up how many of you love scones! Still warm, topped with some melting butter and jam….yum. This English delight is an irresistible item for me, which was a bit of a challenge when I used to work in a cafe 😀 This recipe is vegan although you would never guess it because it totally tastes like a regular bakery scone. Top it with healthy strawberry jam which takes not more than 10 minutes to make and you have yourself a...

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Healthy oatmeal chocolate cereal
Jun10

Healthy oatmeal chocolate cereal

I will never buy cereal in the shop anymore…unless I am really lazy to make this one myself 😀 Still, it is never going to taste like this, which you make with love and put the effort in. It is healthy, heavenly tasty and vegan. No flour, no refined sugar and no unnecessary additives. Just the good stuff. When I make this cereal, it never last long because I can eat it alone with coffee or just like that by itself. You must...

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Vegan birthday cake blondies
Jun05

Vegan birthday cake blondies

With my birthday coming up soon, I wanted to make something a bit more festive. Perhaps to inspire you too, if you have someone who is about to become a year older yet again. My presents to other people for birthday always involve cake – truth be told, the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach <3 That is why I prepared this easy vegan birthday cake recipe 🙂 Ingredients: 1 flax egg (1tbsp flax meal and 3tbsp water)...

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Vegan peanut butter banana cake
May29

Vegan peanut butter banana cake

Any peanut butter lovers here?? This cake will satisfy your taste buds as soon as you take the first bite. Healthy, moist and sooo easy to make! Ever since I bought 1kg of peanut butter I use it almost in everything (no shame). It is a balanced energy source and supplies all of the three macronutrients – fats, carbs and protein. The best thing about it is that you can use it in so many ways! Sweet, savory, doesn’t matter....

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Easy Peasy Pizza Rolls
May20

Easy Peasy Pizza Rolls

Who doesn’t love a good slice of pizza? What if I tell you that now we can enjoy a good roll of pizza? Yep, we’re going to make pizza rolls today. This recipe can be enjoyed as lunch or dinner or even as a snack. Moreover, you can customise the rolls with whatever you please. For this time, I used a variety of vegetables I grilled a couple of days before. You can also add any cheese you prefer, if using. Ingredients:  A...

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Home made oil-free chocolate granola
May13

Home made oil-free chocolate granola

Store-bought granola and muesli are often packed with processed sugar and saturated fat. Using a lot of ingredients, additives and preservatives makes it not very healthy, even though lot of us think otherwise. If you are not used to reading nutritional labels, take a minute and check the ingredients in your ‘healthy’ cereal… Not happy? Don’t worry! Home made granola is here to save the day. Using only few...

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Stir-Fried Noodles with Aubergines and Basil
Apr27

Stir-Fried Noodles with Aubergines and Basil

Another quick dinner featuring aubergines. Instead of the usual dishes I opted for this quick and tasty Asian dinner which can be very versatile. For instance, you can add or substitute mushrooms or zucchini for aubergines. Ingredients:  2 tablespoons soy sauce or tamari 1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil 1 teaspoon light-brown sugar 4 teaspoons vegetable oil Aubergine, cubed Spring onions, white and green parts separated and thinly...

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Simple Breakfast Porridge
Apr21

Simple Breakfast Porridge

I’ve always loved oats, but since I came to Malta making porridge became a part of my daily routine. It’s very simple and quick, rich in fibre, worth walking up those 5 minutes earlier! There is so many ways to make it that you can’t get bored of it…although I do occasionally enjoy brunch at some good restaurant as well 🤭 Here is the most basic recipe, healthy, tasty and great to kick-start your day (plus...

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Seasonal Fava Bean and Mushroom Pasta
Apr16

Seasonal Fava Bean and Mushroom Pasta

April is known for its fava bean (ful) season. Such a vibrant and nutritious legume, can be used for several dishes like kusksu, or maybe eaten fresh alongside some traditional crusty Maltese sourdough with tomato paste (heaven). This time, I used fava beans for a very tasty pasta dish. The only laborious part of this recipe is to peel the fava beans both from its pod and thicker outer layer. Trust me, don’t skip this step...

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