Tag: healthy living in New Zealand

Matcha Doughnuts. Gluten-free and Dairy-free Recipe.

A grassy and floral matcha doughnut with a fun bright green flavor. This will be your new favorite matcha treat during the summer! I’ve prepared two different donut recipes for you. Matcha doughnut with matcha glazing and the chocolate doughnut with matcha glazing. Chocolate and matcha are really good friends. […]

 

Matcha Nice Cream. Vegan, GF, with no added sugar recipe

Ice cream, you scream, we all scream for ice cream. Just because hot summer days are already here. These beautiful summer days in NZ. High temperatures and sunshine at the early days of December, good start of the summer. Yay! This healthy, quick and easy ice cream will help to […]

 

Summer Seafood Paella. Gluten-free recipe

Add more colour to your Christmas feast! Enjoy healthy and delicious seafood Paella. Fresh seafood, fragrant saffron rice, sweet capsicum and smoky paprika make this dish a fabulous. So yummy!  

 

How to Make Seared Tuna Poke Using a Blow Torch (Ahi Poke).

Poke is a raw fish salad served as an appetizer in Hawaiian cuisine, and sometimes as a main course. Commonly it’s raw fish marinated in soy sauce and sesame oil then tossed with sesame seeds and seaweed. I added some twist to Hawaiian recipe and used seared tuna instead of […]

 

Easy Matcha Bounty Balls. Vegan, GF recipe.

Christmas is the best time of the year when we celebrate love, family, send greeting cards and gifts to each other. Indulge your family and wow your friends with these easy but absolutely delicious Matcha Bounty Balls (Bounty bonbon).  

 

Polenta-crusted fish tacos with Pineapple Salsa. Gluten-free recipe.

Get ready for summer with this refreshing (and super easy) Californian classic taco recipe. Pan-fried juicy fish, creamy avocado sauce, refreshing pineapple salsa and crunchy chili seeds served on a warm soft corn tortilla. Don’t forget the lime and sauces. Nothing adds a fresh zing to taco like lime. Best served […]

 

Summer Vegetable Ramen with Japanese Marinated Egg

Feel tired or a bit under the weather? This healthy and delicious noodle soup get you back on track. This is great for cure cold or flu, but a bowl of chicken noodle soup can also minimize hangover hell. Delicious noodle soup served with vegetables, mushrooms and marinated egg. You could […]

 

Strawberry and Sorrel Galette. Vegan Recipe.

Hello, summer and berry pies! For a cool and refreshing summer treat, try this healthy vegan galette recipe. As delicious and impressive as pie, but half the work. This strawberry and sorrel galette is the easiest summer dessert.  I added zingy sorrel in my recipe instead of a rhubarb. It works […]

 

Superfood Breakfast Chocolate Smoothie. Vegan, GF Recipe

Smoothie is my favourite way to start the day. This chocolate smoothie is extremely delicious and nutritious. It helps me to survive until it is lunchtime when I have busy days. The recipe is super easy. Mix all ingredients in a high-speed blender. Add some nut milk or water if the […]

 

Asparagus and Celeriac Risotto. Vegan, GF recipe.

Asparagus season in full swing now. Green asparagus is a well-loved vegetable, delectably crisp and sweet. It’s time to enjoy it! This simple springtime risotto is bright and elegant with a tint of apple from Calvados. It has a rich taste and creamy texture without adding any cream and dairy […]

 

5-Minute Berry Nana Ice Cream. Vegan Recipe

The long-awaited strawberry season is here! Enjoy this light and creamy berry dessert. I love to eat this ice cream for breakfast, lunch or dinner. The natural sweetness of banana is a perfect match with berries. Play around the recipe, try adding more berries to get a sorbet-like texture. Or […]

 

Kumara Wedges with Chili Mayo. Vegan, GF Recipe.

These baked sweet potato wedges are easy to make, they are healthier than traditional fries and so delicious! Could be a versatile side dish or guilt-free snack. Enjoy this sweet and sour twist. Sweet kumara and lemon spicy mayo is a perfect combination. Low-fat cashew mayo is a nice alternative […]

 

Pitaya Chia Porridge. Vegan, GF Recipe

I hope you enjoy delicious treats during these school holidays. I know, holidays are the perfect time for baking, but this time we choose a healthy way – smoothies, nana ice cream, and fresh fruits. To create healthy eating habits for picky eaters, try to add fun to their meals. […]

 

Kokoda (Fijian Ceviche) with Homemade Taro Chips

Hi guys! Hope you missed me a little. Just returned from Fiji where I had a great vacation. I can’t wait to share a new recipe with you. Kokoda is a traditional fish dish of Fiji. It is the bowl of raw fish full of fresh flavors and packed with […]

 

Avocado Matcha Breakfast Smoothie Bowl

Give your body a spring cleaning and help to burn the winter excess. This thick and creamy green smoothie is easy to make and the taste is great, too! Feel free to throw in your favorite fruits, seeds and nuts!  

 

Lemon Chia Meringue Pie. Vegan, GF Recipe

A crispy almond base, zesty creamy chia center, and caramelized fluffy meringue top make this a pie to die for. This dessert is real magic. It’s made without eggs and dairy products, only a few secret ingredients were used. Can’t wait to try it? You will be surprised, this Lemon Meringue pie […]