Christmas Morning Porridge

One more recipe before Christmas—nutty and nutrient dense farro slow-cooked in coconut milk that’s infused with star anise, cardamom pods, a hint of maple syrup, and an orange peel. To finish, its topped with hazelnuts, pistachios, pepitas, and dried cranberries. Rustic, warm, nourishing and creamy, this vegan/plant-based breakfast is a perfect way to start Christmas or… Read More

Zucchini-Currant Cornmeal Pancakes

I know you all love an interesting pancake recipe, especially a slightly quirky one that features not only a fruit, but also a vegetable. It’s been a while since I featured one here, but I was waiting for something, a combination, that would not only pique my interest, but also my appetite. Here it is. These tasty… Read More

Shakshuka (Galette)

Who knew poaching eggs in a savory tomato sauce would be all the rage? Sure, shakshuka (also shakshouka, chakchouka, or choukchouka) is a fun word to say, but this one-skillet meal is now considered an obsession and a comfort food to many around the world. Its origins are believed to be from North Africa—Tunisia, to be exact, but there are many countries… Read More

Mixed Berry and Elderflower Crisp

At last weekend’s farmers market I went gaga over all the fresh and juicy berries—mulberries, gooseberries, red currants, black currants, blueberries, and loads of raspberries (golden, red and black)—I got them all. I had several ideas on what to make with them and finally settled on two desserts—fruit tartlettes (pictures on Instagram and a post about them… Read More

Apricot-Date Seeduction Mini Muffins

Some of you might not go wild about these mini-muffins, but I wanted to share this recipe because I know others of you are going to love them. Full of flavor and texture, these bite-sized little gems are made with similar ingredients (but different flavor) as the Cumin and Turmeric Seeduction Crackers. They are vegan, gluten free, chewy, and… Read More

Coconut Cherry-Almond Chia Pudding

Before cherries are gone for the year, I thought I’d share this quick and very easy recipe for chia seed pudding. When cherries are in season, and I can find good tasting organic ones, there’s really no other fruit I’d prefer to eat. So when I recently found organic cherries at my local supermarket, and… Read More