Category: Breakfast

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” […]

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, […]

Baking for the holidays … German Christmas fruit bread

Baking for the holidays … German Christmas fruit bread

It’s that time of the year when everyone is getting ready for the holidays, planning family gatherings, and baking their favorite holiday cookies. And somehow it’s the old traditional recipes that satisfy the most. It’s something about that warm and cozy feeling when you have […]

Quick breakfast and other morning rituals … açaí berry chia pudding

Quick breakfast and other morning rituals … açaí berry chia pudding

There is a pretty popular saying in Germany that translates to something like “breakfast like an emperor, lunch like a king, and dine like a beggar.” Basically, it means that breakfast should be the most important meal of the day. And I couldn’t agree more! […]

A word about sugar … sugar-free banana bread

A word about sugar … sugar-free banana bread

Sugar has always been quite a controversial topic for me. On the one hand, I know the health damages sugar can cause and on the other hand, I love cake, pastries, and sweet treats. So how can that work? I have to admit I’m struggling … […]

Apple pie fixes everything …

Apple pie fixes everything …

Is there anything better than apple pie? I don’t think so. That flaky, buttery pastry combined with tart apples is just the perfect fall or holiday treat. And most of the time they come with a pretty decoration which makes them not only satisfying to […]

Vegan baking … chai-spiced upside down plum cake

Vegan baking … chai-spiced upside down plum cake

Vegan, vegetarian, paleo … the food world is full of different philosophies that try to tell us which foods to eat and which to ban from our plates. Personally, I don’t believe in labels when it comes to my food choices. For me, they represent […]

For the love of bread

For the love of bread

I love bread. There it is. i said it.  These days this confession feels like saying you eat meat from factory farming or that you like trans-fatty acids. With gluten being banished from our plates because it’s blamed to be unhealthy bread has earned a […]