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Whole grain apple cake with mascarpone icing

Whole grain apple cake with mascarpone icing

When growing up, apple cake was our family’s all time favorite. A birthday party without apple cake was unimaginable at our house. My mum would bake her signature apple cake (with a custard-like filling) for the weekend, and very often it was already gone by […]

Green smoothie bowl

Green smoothie bowl

Are you looking for a colorful and healthy breakfast that leaves you energized for the day to come? Look no further. A green smoothie bowl with delicious toppings is my go-to breakfast when I am craving a light but nourishing meal in the morning. Smoothies […]

Gluten-free black bean brownies

Gluten-free black bean brownies

I love to search for new recipes and explore alternative baking methods or ingredients. While my primary source is wonderful online blogs, I enjoy browsing real paper cook and baking books (find the sites and books that most inspire me here). One of the first “healthy” […]

White chocolate raspberry cheesecake … a tribute to NYC

White chocolate raspberry cheesecake … a tribute to NYC

There are many things New York City is famous for. One of them is cheesecake! Hardly anyone can resist the velvety texture of the cream cheese filling paired with a crunchy base of biscuits. Although I lived in New York for almost four years, I […]

Homemade almond butter … it’s an addiction

Homemade almond butter … it’s an addiction

Was there a life before almond butter? Hard to imagine right? I got introduced to almond butter a few years back when I lived in New York. I knew about peanut butter (but only the highly processed one), but have never heard of almond butter […]

Healthy coffee alternatives … vegan golden milk

Healthy coffee alternatives … vegan golden milk

A cup of good coffee is like heaven: the delicious smell when it’s freshly brewed, the bold flavor, and the energy boost you feel afterward. I have never drunk lots of coffee, but I was always looking forward to my cappuccino after lunch (I know, […]

New Year’s resolutions … beetroot chocolate cake

New Year’s resolutions … beetroot chocolate cake

It’s a new year, and with it usually, lots of New Year’s resolutions are being made. It’s that time of the year when we reflect about the past, make goals for the upcoming year, and decide which bad habits to let go off and what new […]

Goodbye 2017 … Peanut butter and jelly cupcakes

Goodbye 2017 … Peanut butter and jelly cupcakes

Towards the end of the year when December 31st approaches, people tend to pause and reflect on the last year that seemed to have passed too quickly. Looking back at 2017, it has been a fantastic year for me. It’s my first full year back in […]

Happy Holidays … food tastes better when shared

Happy Holidays … food tastes better when shared

To me, food is much more than nutrition. When shared with others, it’s community, joy, celebration, laughter, and love. That’s what the holidays are all about. Spending time with your loved ones, gathering around a big dinner table, and sharing food and stories. I usually […]

A word about superfoods … matcha gingerbread cookies

A word about superfoods … matcha gingerbread cookies

Açaí, chia seeds, matcha, turmeric, maca, spirulina, … there are so many superfoods that are supposed to make you feel the best version of yourself. Although I think that by following a balanced diet you should not need any supplements, I do like to incorporate […]