Christmas in New Zealand is without snow, ice and cold. It’s summer and of course, it is different from the Northern Hemisphere. Christmas in New Zealand comes in the middle of summer holidays and this is a perfect time to gather your family and friends, enjoy BBQs and fun on […]
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Inspired by Umami rich Japanese classic. Delicious and nutritious vegan noodle soup with green vegetables and flavourful miso broth. This is one my of favourites healthy options for lunch. Green vegetables are nutritional powerhouses filled with vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients. They are rich in chlorophyll, which alkalinizes the blood, and fiber, […]
Macrobiotic Bowl: Indonesian Style Tempeh, Tamari Quinoa, Beet Sauerkraut, Lemony Kale and Avocado Cilantro Dressing
What’s my take on quick ways to lose weight for summer? It’s the right way, and by that I mean it’s the healthy way. I`m not a big fan of diets. I find it difficult to follow any one system of foods, each person is unique. But I truly believe that healthy eating […]
Fermented foods are commonly found in cultures throughout the world – sauerkraut and kimchi, kombucha, yoghurt, kefir sourdough bread and more. This is foods that have been through a process of Lacto-fermentation in which natural bacteria feed on the sugar and starch in the food creating lactic acid. This process preserves […]
Spring has come to New Zealand and knocking at the door! I feel it. No more cravings for heavy winter food, I eat smoothies for breakfast again and I’m very happy about it! The best way to kick-start the morning is to drink a big jar of cleansing green smoothie. Or […]
Perfect porridge is a healthy way to start the day. This nutritious, filling breakfast will definitely keep you going until lunchtime. For this recipe I gathered all my favorite superfoods: nutrient-packed chia seeds, rich in fiber old fashioned rolled oats, quinoa for protein boost and amino acids, and coconut sugar […]
Bruschetta is an Italian appetizer which generally begins with toasty artisan bread, olive oil and garlic. A hearty and satisfying recipe! I chose the homemade rye sourdough bread here. Eggplant and rye bread – the perfect combination.
Dark green leafy vegetables are nutritional powerhouses filled with vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients. They are rich in chlorophyll, which alkalinizes the blood, and fiber, which keeps the colon healthy.Nutritionists recommend eating one-half cup of green leafy vegetables each day to prevent nutrient deficiencies and serious illnesses. There are many varieties […]
Rye bread toast, Marmite, avocado and chili flakes – great combination and absolutely delicious! Rye sourdough bread is one of my favorite. You may say “Because you are originally from Russia”. And this is absolutely right. This kind of bread very popular in Russia and all around Europe. Here in […]
Panna Cotta a molded chilled dessert popular throughout Italy, is easy to make and can be prepared in advance. It looks and tastes wonderful with ripe fruits such as mango, passion fruit, raspberries, strawberries, or sweet cherries. And even with chocolate, caramel and coffee sauce, topped with coconut whipped cream. […]
You know, salad was the most hated food in my childhood, because It was so boring – just leafy greens, tomato and cucumber. My world changed when I moved to Asia and salad became my common food, because salad is a perfect light and nutritious food for tropical climate. […]
Pink-fleshed pitaya, fruit is also known as dragonfruit is a pure inspiration for me. I love his fresh taste and amazing color. Hope, you already checked my recipes Deliciously and Easy Pitaya Smoothie and Pitaya cashew cream with chocolate granola. Today I`d like to share with you one more amazing […]
It’s unbelievable, but It is working! I made this vegan Pavlova cake without eggs! This is aquafaba (canned chickpea brine) merengue and you never find difference, because taste and texture is perfect – crunchy outside and chewy inside. Topped cashew cream and raspberry.
Pitaya also known as dragonfruit a tropical fruit native of Central America, is the fruit of a huge cactus, which has become very popular in the South – East Asia . Pitaya surprisingly rich in antioxidants and vitamins such as calcium , phosphorus, iron and vitamin C strengthens the immune system . […]
When the weather gets cooler, and the urge for soups, curry, pies, crumbles and comfort food hits. We need more concentrated energy in the cooler autumn weather and the denser foods of the autumn harvest – the root vegetables, such as garlic, onion, carrot, potato, kumara (sweet potato). This kumara […]
The best way to kick-start the morning is to drink a big jar of cleansing green smoothie. Natural energy booster to keep a little pep in your step in the morning (and during those afternoon slumps).