Bread & pastries, Dairy-free, Recipes, Vegan

Basic whole wheat bread baking recipe

February 6, 2016

For most of us it’s a challenge to make bread that is both healthy and tasty. Baking with whole grain flour requires a lot more effort than for example making a focaccia, which can easily be done within 90 minutes by anyone with a Kitchen Aid mixer. But does it really have to be this way?

Recently a friend of mine told me about a new baking technique he had learned that makes whole grain bread baking a lot easier. I had to try it for myself and it really opened up a whole new world for me!
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Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Lunch, Pulses, Recipes, Salads, Vegan

Chickpeas with baked eggplant, spinach and sprouts

February 2, 2016

Here’s another salad that I often make. I usually have some pre-cooked legumes and vegetables in the fridge so I can just mix something together real quick. A good protein source like chickpeas and some hearty eggplants soaked in oil’s is a good place to start. Add some salad leaves of any sort and some fresh vegetables like cherry tomatoes and you have a healthy lunch in no time!
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Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Recipes, Vegan, Vegetables

Baked eggplant

February 2, 2016

I think we all can agree that eggplant is a very strange vegetable. They have a beautiful exterior with a vibrant purple color but on the inside they don’t look too appetizing… Luckily they taste really delicious when prepared the right way!

The consistency of eggplants is somewhat similar to mushrooms but with it’s own distinct flavour. Most people usually hate it or love it, and I obviously find myself in the latter category. I suspect that people who don’t like eggplants have been unlucky and had some undercooked ones. They can taste a little funny if they don’t get the love and attention they deserve!
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