One of my favorite summer salads and a perfect contribution for barbeques, this salad gives you the extra serving of protein! The creamy avocado and red onion go so well with the white beans, cucumber and tomato and the salad is super quick to throw together.
When first going vegan, it might be hard to find yummy and healthy vegan options for lunch at work or school, especially if you’re not privileged to have a big variety of options. I felt the same way again when I decided to go gluten-free for a few weeks, so meal prepping for work became a weekly ritual.
To give you a better impression of what I eat on a day when I am home and able to cook for myself, I thought I could start a “What I Eat In A Day”- series. So here is a compilation of what I ate on a particular day in March. Let me know if you like these kinds of posts and want to see more of them!
I have been seeing countless variations of protein balls on Instagram – with matcha, chia, spirulina, maca… And you know me. I had to try them myself! So I made a pretty basic version for the start, with chia seeds and peanut butter.
I usually take my overnight oats to work in the morning because I don’t have time to make breakfast before I leave. Whenever I have time in the morning however, I make a green smoothie to give my body an extra boost of nutrients. And my immune system has thanked me so far.
I’m a true smoothie-lover. Most of the time I make green smoothies because I use every opportunity to incorporate more healthy greens into my diet. But this one particular morning we had some coconut milk, apple sauce and blueberries left over and I ended up with the best smoothie I’ve ever made. I kid you not. I was super impressed, so I had to share the recipe! 🙂
Yes, I did it! I finally made my first vegan cheesecake. After craving the Cheesecake Factory for the past few weeks, I decided to try making a vegan cheesecake. And I must say, I was extremely amazed!! This raw vegan cheesecake is made almost entirely from nuts and has a consistency that comes pretty close to the real deal. I topped it with passion fruit, which was a perfect combination! You can also top it with caramel sauce or any other kind of fruit. Ingredients: 130 g almonds 200 g cashews (unsalted) 75 g dates (pitted) 60 g agave syrup 75 g coconut oil 75 ml lemon juice 0.5 tsp vanilla powder 1 tsp cinnamon water Instructions: Soak almonds & cashews in water separately for 2 – 12 hours. Blend dates & almonds in a food processor to create a sticky mass. Add water & cinnamon and blend briefly until the mixture is sticky. Line a 18 cm springform pan with baking paper and fill pan with the mixture. Press mixture onto bottom & sides …
In the last few weeks, I have dramatically reduced my Nicecream consumption. Now that it’s a little bit colder, I am preferring oats for breakfast instead of the cooling Nicecream I ate during the summer.. However, I still like to eat it for dessert. 🙂 This green Nicecream is perfect for the afternoon – it wakes you up and gives you an extra energy boost for the rest of the day!
When I get the frozen bananas out of my freezer, it’s usually to make Nicecream. But this particular summer day, I just wanted a chocolate milkshake. Sometimes I miss having milkshakes. I used to love getting chocolate or vanilla milkshakes at fastfood restaurants when I was younger! But thinking about all the unhealthy & nasty stuff they put in there, I don’t feel the need to go there anymore. Much to my surprise, I created this absolutely delicious, thick and HEALTHY vegan chocolate milkshake!
Almost every time I make Nicecream, I try a different combination. You can put almost anything in it, so lately I have gotten really creative. This version is more of a classic, however, and it is probably my favorite so far. Hazelnut Nicecream with a chocolate drizzle!