It represented spending quality time with family and friends, watching Christmas films like Miracle on 34th Street and Home Alone, listening to artists like Mariah Carey, Michael Bublé and UB40 sing Christmas carols, and of course, giving and receiving gifts. [continue reading…]
I know that I’m biased to say this, but my mum makes the best baklava. Honestly, I’ve never had one that’s better than hers! Other’s are either super dry, flakey, the wrong flavours, have no flavour or are too sweet. I know that I’m onto a winner here with this 5 ingredient vegan baklava. Minimal ingredients, maximum flavour.
You can make it with different nuts, but the one that I have grown up eating was only with walnuts. This is the traditional Greek way of making it.
Baklava typically uses butter and honey/raw sugar as the sweetener. I decided to give it a go with macadamia oil and coconut sugar instead, and it was perfect. [continue reading…]
The product of Christmas means to consume at incredibly unsustainable rates, and minimalism promotes the opposite.
But Christmas is also a time to have enriching experiences with those nearest and dearest to you.
Our approach to minimalism at Christmas has changed year to year, and in this episode, we share what we’ve learned how we plan to refine the experience. There are many minimalist principles that we can implement and learn from at this time of year.
You’ll be surprised how good these vegan chickpea pancakes taste! Especially considering that they’re gluten-free, grain-free, egg-free and dairy-free.
I haven’t experimented too much in the kitchen with chickpea flour, but have been on a slightly stricter diet lately (due to health issues) and I’m not able to eat wheat nor sugar. I’m also focusing on high protein low carb meals.
I set out to make myself something delicious, that also had plenty of flavour, and was quick and easy to make. I’d been looking at all the other chickpea pancake recipes online and wanted to make my own version with loads of veggies. [continue reading…]
Just in time for the holiday season, I’ve put together my favourite 30 vegan holiday recipes! You’ll find breakfast ideas, appetizers, salads, main dishes, desserts, and drink ideas to make it easier for you to serve super delicious vegan food to family and friends. Or if you’re not the one cooking, send this post to the person that will be for some inspiration if they need it.
I chose to call this post “Vegan Holiday Recipes” as I wanted to make sure I wasn’t excluding people and groups that don’t celebrate Christmas. I always try and be as inclusive as possible and make it easier for others to enjoy whatever holiday they celebrate without feeling as though all they can find is content that is dedicated to Christmas. [continue reading…]