Chickpea coconut bliss pastries

Chickpea coconut bliss pastries

This vegan, gluten-free recipe is easy to prepare and a bliss/bless for the body and soul. These salty pastries hold all the goodness of a plant-based food and are baked for a healthier state of being. To savor at home or on the go, warm or cold, go well with soup or salad... Whatever the … Continue reading Chickpea coconut bliss pastries

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Goji: blessed berries for a healthy, long life

goji blessed berries for a healthy long life

Goji berries are the small, reddish fruit of a shrub (Lycium barbarum) growing wildly in the sacred lands of Tibet (and nearby areas). It is considered a super food due to it's high nutrient content, often associated to vitality and longevity. Goji berries offer a good dose of fiber, over 20 different vitamins and minerals, … Continue reading Goji: blessed berries for a healthy, long life

3 amazing daily uses of apple cider vinegar

3 amazing daily uses of apple cider vinegar

Apple cider vinegar (ACV) is an amazing natural choice adding so much goodness into our life. It is made from apple cider that has undergone fermentation to form health-promoting probiotics and enzymes, which have so many proven benefits for our health. Regulation of blood sugar levels, enhanced weight loss, reduced cholesterol, improved skin health, reduced … Continue reading 3 amazing daily uses of apple cider vinegar

Little Oat Breads (Vegan, GF)

This simple, vegan recipe is easy and quick to prepare. Little oat breads (or salty oat cookies, if you prefer) are great for breakfast, to complement any dish at lunch/dinner or to savor in-between meals as a snack. They hold all the goodness of a vegan, gluten-free food, in particular the high nutritional content of oats, sesame … Continue reading Little Oat Breads (Vegan, GF)

Fermented Beetroot – a vegan source of probiotics

Fermented beetroot

Fermented vegetables are a vegan source of probiotics, which provide support and nourish good bacteria in our gut. Probiotics are essential for a healthier digestive system, and to optimize our immune system. Fermented vegetables are easy to produce at home, inexpensive and full of natural goodness. Among vegetables, fermented beetroot is my favorite. I love … Continue reading Fermented Beetroot – a vegan source of probiotics

Carrot & Coconut muffins (salty, vegan, GF)

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These salty muffins are an easy and delicious recipe to savor by itself, or as a complement of a light meal (e.g. soup). This recipe holds all the goodness of a vegan, gluten-free food to take at home or on-the-go (it's perfect for picnics). Ingredients: 1.5 cup GF flour*, 1 cup finely shredded carrots, 1.5 cup … Continue reading Carrot & Coconut muffins (salty, vegan, GF)

The ecological side of being vegan

The ecological side of being vegan

There are countless reasons why people are vegan. Among these, there are ecological concerns and love for Nature and Mother Earth. Being vegan is by itself a green way of living that encloses lots of benefits for the self and for the Whole. Modern society is demanding too much and respecting too little Mother Earth. … Continue reading The ecological side of being vegan

Going organic is caring for our world

Going organic is caring for our world

Organic foods are a great way of caring for the self and the environment. Their positive effects on our physical health are unquestionable by now, as they dismiss artificial-chemical-hormonal additives/treatments, usually used to intensify growth and enhance organisms resistance (to bugs, illnesses and/or harsh environmental conditions). In organic crops, natural growth rhythms are respected, which … Continue reading Going organic is caring for our world