Desserts

Strawberry and Rhubarb Parfait. Vegan, GF recipe.

Strawberry and Rhubarb Parfait. Vegan, GF recipe.

Grabbed a bunch of rhubarb in a vege shop. It’s winter in New Zealand now. This is a great time for a juicy delicious rhubarb. But unfortunately, not the season for strawberries, and spring is so far away. Thanks to the local farmers who took care about us and froze the strawberries. […]

Gourmet toast – Fancy toast ideas.

Gourmet toast – Fancy toast ideas.

Number one: Danish creamy blue cheese, caramelized bosc pear, balsamic onion relish, pink peppercorns. Number two: cream cheese, caramelized persimmon, pomegranate, chopped pistachio. Delicious! Choose the best sourdough bread for your toast. By eating a high-quality grain, in moderation we can enjoy bread in a healthy way. Using a toaster […]

Balinese Style Banana Pancake. GF recipe.

Balinese Style Banana Pancake. GF recipe.

Today we are waking up to these Bali inspired breakfast banana pancakes with a tropical twist. Caramelized banana, freshly grated coconut, refreshing lime juice and fragrant coconut sugar, such a familiar combination which bring you back to the Island of Gods. The traditional recipe is a very easy and calling for only four […]

Blue Cheese, Pear and Date Pizza. Vegetarian recipe.

Blue Cheese, Pear and Date Pizza. Vegetarian recipe.

Blue cheese. Yay or Nay? It is one of those things that people usually love or hate. Its smell is often strong and very distinct in flavour with a sharp saltiness, if you’ve tried blue cheese you won’t forget it. But the intensity and texture can vary much between what […]

Feijoa and Passion Fruit Galette. Vegan recipe.

Feijoa and Passion Fruit Galette. Vegan recipe.

A galette is a French pastry similar to a tart or a pie, it’s essentially pastry dough wrapped over a filling made from fruit and sugar. Try this healthy, incredibly rich galette full of healthy fats and whole ingredients. You can make it with any seasonal fruit, such as strawberry, […]

Italian Plum Almond Cake. Dairy-free recipe.

Italian Plum Almond Cake. Dairy-free recipe.

Super moist and fluffy plum cake with a crunchy almond top. It’s fast, easy, dairy-free, and most importantly – delicious! This Italian cake recipe is yummy and has been a favorite in our family for years. My secret ingredient in this version of plum cake is almond extract. A good splash […]

Matcha Doughnuts. Gluten-free and Dairy-free Recipe.

Matcha Doughnuts. Gluten-free and Dairy-free Recipe.

A grassy and floral matcha doughnut with a fun bright green flavor. This will be your new favorite matcha treat during the summer! I’ve prepared two different donut recipes for you. Matcha doughnut with matcha glazing and the chocolate doughnut with matcha glazing. Chocolate and matcha are really good friends.

Matcha Nice Cream. Vegan, GF, with no added sugar recipe

Matcha Nice Cream. Vegan, GF, with no added sugar recipe

Ice cream, you scream, we are all scream for ice cream. Just because hot summer days are already here. These beautiful summer days in NZ. High temperatures and sunshine at the early days of December, good start of the summer. Yay! This healthy, quick and easy ice cream will help […]

Easy Matcha Bounty Balls. Vegan, GF recipe.

Easy Matcha Bounty Balls. Vegan, GF recipe.

Christmas is the best time of the year when we celebrate love, family, send greeting cards and gifts to each other. Indulge your family and wow your friends with these easy but absolutely delicious Matcha Bounty Balls (Bounty bonbon).

Strawberry and Sorrel Galette. Vegan Recipe.

Strawberry and Sorrel Galette. Vegan Recipe.

Hello, summer and berry pies! For a cool and refreshing summer treat, try this healthy vegan galette recipe. As delicious and impressive as pie, but half the work. This strawberry and sorrel galette is the easiest summer dessert.  I added zingy sorrel in my recipe instead of a rhubarb. It works […]

5-Minute Berry Nana Ice Cream. Vegan Recipe

5-Minute Berry Nana Ice Cream. Vegan Recipe

The long-awaited strawberry season is here! Enjoy this light and creamy berry dessert. I love to eat this ice cream for breakfast, lunch or dinner. The natural sweetness of banana is a perfect match with berries. Play around the recipe, try adding more berries to get a sorbet-like texture. Or […]

Lemon Chia Meringue Pie. Vegan, GF Recipe

Lemon Chia Meringue Pie. Vegan, GF Recipe

A crispy almond base, zesty creamy chia center, and caramelized fluffy meringue top make this a pie to die for. This dessert is a real magic. It’s made without eggs and dairy products, only a few secret ingredients were used. Can’t wait to try it? You will be surprised, this Lemon Meringue […]

Tri-Layer Matcha Panna Cotta. Vegan, GF Recipe.

Tri-Layer Matcha Panna Cotta. Vegan, GF Recipe.

If you’re a fan of Japanese desserts such as green tea ice cream, you’ll love this wonderful dessert. I am obsessed with the green tea and chocolate flavor combination! The matcha has a light bitterness to it, similar to cacao, both of which are nicely offset by coconut and agave syrup […]

Tropical Chia Pudding

Tropical Chia Pudding

The school year has begun and I started looking for new ideas and recipes for my daughter’s breakfast and lunch box. My goal was to create something healthy and delicious. Latest visit to the nearest Vege shop with beautiful seasonal fruits inspired me for this tropical twist. Сhia pudding is absolutely delicious and […]

Amazing Sweet Potato Brownies

Amazing Sweet Potato Brownies

Do you like brownies? I really addicted to these chocolate babies. But classic brownies is too heavy food for me. These rich, chocolate sweet potato brownies with fudge middles made me fall in love with brownies again. I play with this brownie recipe for years, tried different ingredients. Finally, I found […]

Frozen Chocolate Banana Fudge

Frozen Chocolate Banana Fudge

What helps us to cool down on a hot summer day? Ice cream, of course! Or chocolate banana fudge straight from the freezer. It`s hard to believe there are just four main ingredients. Simple. Faultless. Devastatingly delicious. This is a vegan version of the dessert without eggs and milk. СохранитьСохранить

Kiwi Fruit Popsicles. Recipe and Video.

Kiwi Fruit Popsicles. Recipe and Video.

Nothing tastes better on a hot summer day than fresh-from-the-freezer ice pops. Kiwifruit Pops are a fun and delicious way to enjoy fruit. Ideal for parties! Super easy to make and healthy treat. I am seriously concerned how many sugar our children eat during the Christmas holidays. I recently visited several children’s parties where […]

Strawberry Rhubarb Vegan Cheesecake. GF, Refined sugar free.

Strawberry Rhubarb Vegan Cheesecake. GF, Refined sugar free.

Hello, summer and fresh strawberry! The long awaited berry season has finally begun.  Treat yourself with strawberry rhubarb cheesecake: crunchy coconut base, delicious vanilla filling, refreshing strawberry rhubarb jelly. Best enjoyed with family or friends. If you’d like to use a bigger cake tin just multiply all ingredients. For example, […]

Vegan Wagon Wheels from Scratch. Recipe and Video.

Vegan Wagon Wheels from Scratch. Recipe and Video.

Christmas is a time of celebration, and of course, the celebration with lots of delicious food. Pavlova and fresh berries is my favorite part of Christmas dinner! The smell of freshly baking emerges from the kitchen, and all family gathers round to enjoy homemade holiday cake. But the real Christmas miracle […]

The Chia Pudding. Turn your Breakfast into Art!

The Chia Pudding. Turn your Breakfast into Art!

The warm days are here! Strawberry season is in full swing. Now we can enjoy ice cream, smoothies and mouth-watering chia pudding for breakfast. The tiny, black chia seeds come from a plant that’s grown in South American called Salvia Hispanica. Back in the day, the seed was a key […]

Black Rice Mango Coconut Pudding

Black Rice Mango Coconut Pudding

Grabbed some black rice in Asian grocery store. Got inspiration for one Indonesian classic dish. This is traditional food of Bali island. Black rice pudding usually served for breakfast, but I love it as a dessert too. I did some twist with recipe and to give the dish a slightly smoother […]

Low in Sugar Raspberry Chia Jam. Recipe and Video.

Low in Sugar Raspberry Chia Jam. Recipe and Video.

I love so much toast with jam and coffee for breakfast. But always prefer something healthier with less sugar. Jams are full of sugar because It`s impossible to make right consistency without a large amount of sugar and pectin. Great thanks to chefs who like innovations! We have a new […]