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Favorite snack: Dried Raw Mulberries
Tasty, chewy and sweet!! MULBERRIES!! What’s your favorite snack?
Creamy Butternut & Bean soup
January is a cold COLD month which calls for lots and LOTS of soup making. This is an old recipe of mine that I’m planning on making for tonight: Creamy Butternut & Bean soup (about 4 servings) - 1 small butternut squash - peeled, seeded and cubed - 1 small onion - chopped - 1 stalk of celery - chopped - 2 carrots - peeled and chopped - 1 cup of pre-cooked big white beans - 6...
Sweet 'n' green & tropical mango
What to do when bored? MAKE RAW FOOD BALLS! Here’s two different kinds I made yesterday: Sweet and green spirulina ball (makes about 15) The dried apricots in this recipe balance out the “sea flavor” of the spirulina perfectly and the lemon and ginger makes it very fresh tasting. Try them! - 1 cup of cashews (2,5 dl cashewnötter) - 8-10 pieces of pre-soaked dried...
Raw cashew cheese and nettle crackers
Recipe for one round and soft raw cashew cheese (swedish translation in parentheses) - 1 cup of cashews that’s been soaked for at least eight hours = over night. (2,5 dl cashewnötter som du har blötlagt i minst åtta timmar = över natten) - 2 tbsp raw walnut oil or other natural edible oil (2 msk rå valnötsolja eller liknande) - 1 tbsp nutritional yeast (1 msk näringsjäst/bjäst) - 0,5...
Superfood ice cream breakfast
Ice cream for breakfast? Why not! This little bowl contains five different kinds of superfoods; Acai, Raw cacao, Goji berries, Maca root and Bee pollen! It’s full of RAW POWER. My kind of ice cream :-) Here’s the recipe for one bowl: 1 big or two small ripe bananas 1 cup of frozen blueberries/raspberries/strawberries 1 orange, peeled and divided into smaller pieces Zest of one...
Smoked paprika soup and gluten free crackers
Happy first day of the new year you all! For me it’s been a lazy day to say the least. I’m trying to catch up on all the pictures of food that’s piling up on my computer at the moment. Sounds familiar?? Anyways, here’s two easy and yummie recipes of a smoked paprika soup and some gluten free crackers I did a couple of weeks ago; Smoked paprika soup (Serves 4) - 5...
Saffron Quinoa Salad With Herby Dressing
Oo, sorry for the bit of silence here. The last days before christmas were heeectic. Lots to do at work and no time to spend in the kitchen. But on christmas all I did was messing around in the kitchen so I guess it kind of evened out :-) On the 25th I made, among other things, this tasty quinoa salad with saffron to my family. I thought I’d share the recipe! This dish has EVERYTING....
Raw Cacao Love
1. Unlike processed dark chocolate, antioxidants as well as vitamin c are preserved in raw cacao. By weight raw cacao contain more antioxidants than red wine, blueberries, acai, pomegranates and goji berries COMBINED! 2. Raw Cacao contain phenethylamine, a feel good neurotransmitter responsible for the feeling of love! Phenethylamine also increases focus and alertness. 3. It’s the...
Very Decadent Raw Chocolate Treats
WOHA! These raw treats are sweet, FILLING and decadent with lots of rich chocolate flavor. Something for the christmas dessert table! Next time I’m making them a little bit smaller though :-) Recipe for 12 big och 24 small treats - 1 cup of walnuts - 1 cup of pre-soaked dried plums - 5 tbsp raw cacao - 3 tbsp raw cacao nibs - 1 tbsp raw mesquite - 1 tsp real vanilla powder - 5...
Golden Saffron Buns
No christmas without saffron buns! Instead of sugar I used agave syrup and the buns turned out just as sweet and delightful - and FLUFFY! Here’s the recipe: -125 grams of vegan butter -2 cups of oat milk -50 gr baker’s yeast - 0,5 tsp salt - 0,5 cup of agave syrup - 1 gram of saffron - about 6-7 cups of spelt flour Melt the butter with the milk to 37° C (100° F). Crush the...
Sweet Pink Beetroot Juice
Juiced beetroots are POWERFUL stuff! They have an amazing blood building and blood cleansing affect on the body. They are loaded with vitamin A, B1, B2, B6 and C. The high content of iron in beets regenerates and reactivates the red blood cells and supplies fresh oxygen to the body. The copper content in beets help make the iron more available to the body. The choline from the juice also helps...
Totally Edible Raw Snowballs
These taste better than snow! To make them, toss following things into a food processor; - 1 cup of raw almonds - 0,5 cup of raw cashews Process until you have a flour with a few chunks in it. Add; - 1 cup of pre-soaked raisins - Zest of one orange and half of the juice from it - 1 inch of stem ginger - 2 tbs raw almond butter - 1 tsp cinnamon -1 tsp cardamon - 2 tbs agave nectar -...
10 reasons why to love (and eat) goji berries
1. Goji berries are one of the most nutritionally dense food on the planet. 2. They are LOADED with powerful antioxidants. 2-4 times more than blueberries. 3. Goji berries are anti-aging! Because they help stimulate the human body to produce more human growth hormone. This is very unique for a food! 4. Gojis are a complete source of protein! They are packed with 18 amino acids (containing...
Hi y’all! I’m back from a fantastic adventure in India. I’ve eaten a lot of wonderful food and several green coconuts (50 cent each!). The one on the picture I had after one hour on a camel and three hours in a crowded market in the holy city of Pushkar. WELL NEEDED! Love being back in Sweden though. Christmas is coming up and it’s my favorite season. Prepare for loads...
Vegan Parade is off to India!
By the time you read this I’m on a plane to India! I’m very excited! So there will be a little of a blog vacation here. But hopefully I will be back with loads of food inspiration for you (I’m actually going to take a course in Ayurvedic cooking!). If you have any good India tips for me feel free to comment or e-mail me! I’m mostly going to be in Delhi and around Jaipur...
Green Power Dressing
Sorry about the crappy mobile photo. But I improvised together this dressing at work today and it turned out so good I thought I’d share it. It’s a very fresh-tasting dressing and would be great on any salad or maybe to marinate some pasta or beans in. Simply do like this: Take your vitamix or food processor and mix the following ingredients… - 3 big handfuls of fresh parsley...
Raw Chocolate Raspberry Truffles
These babies are pretty awesome. Chocolate and raspberries are meant for each other! This recipe will give you around 30 small truffles; - 1,5 cup organic raw cashews - 0,5 cup dried organic raspberries (soaked for at least 10 min) - 3 tbsp organic virgin coconut oil - 5 tbsp raw unroasted organic cocoa - 1 tsp organic vanilla powder - 3 tbsp organic raw agave syrup Process the...
10 reasons why to love (and eat) coconuts
1. They contain the most lauric acid of any plant source. Lauric acid is a powerful anitviral substance and helps to fight of (bad) bacteria. Coconuts boost your immune system! 2. If you combine your omega-3 intake (flax, hemps, algae, etc.) with some coconut oil the coconut oil helps the body to use the essential fatty acids more efficiently. Taken together they are actually twice as...
Things to like: Ombar
Ombar is a raw superfood chocolate bar that comes in various flavors. They’re sweetened with coconut (palm) sugar and some of them is even enriched with healthy probiotic bacterias. I think my favorite is still the acai and blueberry-version but this coconut flavored one was really creamy and “milk chocolaty”. Before I’ve only seen them in the UK but now they’ve...