Tag: new zealand

Miso Ramen Soup

Treat your taste buds to umami flavor of Japanese miso ramen soup. A classic favorite is given a plant-based update with a deep tangy flavour of the light delicious broth. Just add some green vegetables. This is my favorite healthy option. Green vegetables are nutritional powerhouses filled with vitamins, minerals, and […]

 

Magic of Fermentation: Sauerkraut

Lacto-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 lactofermentation in which natural bacteria feed on the sugar and starch in the food creating lactic acid. This process preserves […]

 

How to Create Perfect Green Breakfast Bowl. Recipe and Video.

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 very glad! The best way to kick-start the morning is to drink a big jar of cleansing green smoothie. Or create fancy smoothie […]

 

Superfood Porridge with Berry compote and Cream

  Perfect porridge for 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. Full of healthy ingredients this brilliant porridge uses nutrient-packed chia seeds, rich in fiber old fashioned rolled oats, protein […]

 

Eggplant Bruschetta on Rye

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.  

 

Delicious green salad with avocado, wheat berries and lemony vinaigrette. Recipe and Video.

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 […]

 

Quick and Easy Kiwi style Breakfast. Recipe and Video.

  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 […]

 

Coconut Panna Cotta with Mango and Passion fruit Sauce. Recipe and Video.

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. […]

 

Brussel Sprouts and Israeli Couscous Warm Salad

  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. […]

 

Raw Vegan Raspberry Pitaya Chocolate Mousse Cake. Recipe and Video.

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 […]

 

How to create Deliciously and Easy Pitaya Smoothie. Recipe and Video.

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 . […]

 

Kumara and chickpea sweet-sour soup

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 […]