A few days ago, I invented this lovely spiced avocado chickpea spread! I added some chopped red onions & spiced it up a bit too! How? Just read on,…:)
Every winter, I make this delicious easy to make vegetarian beetroot risotto with 2 cheeses! Which one’s? Read on,…:)
When you add the 2 cheeses to the risotto, after cooking, the risotto will turn pink red bubblegum color,..cool,..hey?
Sophie’s festive braised Magret duck breast with a cassis & raspberry sauce, served with a parsnip & carrot mash!
I am still ill but this was a scheduled post! We love to savor duck at our house & we love this more classical dish, that we at least make 2 in wintertime. I know that you all will love it too! It is that delicious! It is also festive & great to give at a dinner party & that is what we did! ;) Enjoy! xxx
Yes, here I am with a new recipe but yes, I am still ill! :( It is a soothing easy to make cinnamon tea to keep you warm in these colder days ahead! I make this home-made cinnamon tea each time when I am sick. It helps really well when dealing with stomach flu! It is really good for you too. ;)
Today, I made these lovely wonderful healthy ginger orange chia seed puddings! I made my favorite ginger tea & steeped the chia seeds in it for a while, to absorb the lovely ginger flavors. Then, I added some extra ground ginger to the chia seeds for an extra touch of ginger-flavour! I added some freely squeezed orange juice for the orange flavor. I added a bit of sweetness & placed them in the fridge to stiff up for a while. I topped my puddings with fresh orange parts dipped into vegan dark chocolate! Yum yum yumm!
You can eat this as a filling breakfast or as a yummy dessert! :) If it is a breakfast, make larger portions than these ones! :)
These are HEALTHY PUDDINGS,
VERY EASY TO MAKE,
YUMMYLISCIOUS TOO! :)
They are VEGAN &
This afternoon, I made this seductive green celery garlic soup! I topped it with spiced tofu croutons! ooh yes! Celery is good for your health. It adds lust into your sex life,…yes, yes! Celery has a lot of antioxidants & it reduces inflammation too! It is also low in calories. So, go on & make this tasty easy soup! :)
Because it is Autumn, Fall like your Americans call it, I will give you my favorite 10 pumpkin recipes from my blog! Perhaps, you all made them but maybe you will be inspired to make something different! I will give you my favorite 10 pumpkin recipes, in random order! Just click onto the picture to go directly to the recipe! I will state if it is vegan, gluten-free, vegetarian, dairy-free or not, besides the recipe title, okay?
1. Vegan cashew chocolate pumpkin spread! :) Vegetarian, Vegan, Dairy-free, Gluten-free, Egg-free!
2. Sophie’s festive stuffed pumpkin! Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Egg-Free!
3. Sophie’s Vegetarian chili with butternut pumpkin, quinoa & red beans! Vegetarian, Vegan, Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Egg-free!
The sun was shining this morning, this made me very happy so I made this:
This morning, I picked 72 fresh ripe figs from my own fig tree. They are all huge & very ripe. I cleaned them & made this wonderful cardamom, mace & cinnamon scented fresh fig spelt bread aka cake. I made this lovely cake not too sweet. I like to eat a big slice, just like that! It is That good! :) My husband gave it a 10/10!
You want to devour a big slice, don’t you?
Vegan, Gluten-free grilled raddichio & red witlof in a pink grapefruit maple dressing, topped with toasted walnut crumble, pink grape fruit parts & smoked tempeh!
Yesterday evening, I made this fantastic vegan & gluten-free salad! It is so rich in different flavours but ooh so good too! It is a combination of raw foods & grilled foods, like grilled red witlof & grilled radicchio leaves, mingled with a pink grapefruit & maple syrup dressing, topped with a toasted walnut crumble, served with pink grapefruit pieces & fried smoked tempeh rounds! Delish! :) A very festive vegan & Gf salad! The more grilled bitter leaves go so well with the more sweeter pink grapefruit maple syrup dressing!
A salad to impress!!! xxx
This morning, I made this warm delectable Seasonal oatmeal. I also used gluten-free oats to make my warm brekky gluten-free! I created this:
This evening, I made these beauties! :) ooh yes!
EASY TO MAKE
What is the secret ingredient, I hear you say??? Well,… A-V-O-C-A-D-O!!! Ooh yes, you don’t taste it & it makes these tasty easy puddings very creamy & thick! :)
Come on, eat one, you will love it! :)
Hey beloved friends!
I just found out that I reached over 1,000 email followers, I have 1,084 email followers to be exact! :) Yes, baby! :)
I will give you my personal top 10 posts from my blog since the beginning until now! I started my blog mid November 2008 & was the 1st years on blogger.com & then transferred my blog to wordpress.com. So, this mid November 2014, my blog will be 6-year-old,..cool, right???
First, I like to thank you all to make this possible! :) I love the recipe creating, the tasting, the writing part & the comments too, of course! I will give you 10 top recipes from my own blog, created through the years of blogging! I am counting from 10 to 1! :) xxx Enjoy! Just click onto the pictures to go directly to the recipes!
10. Flower almond cakes served with an almond pouring custard!
9. Vegan cranberry carob fudge brownies!
This morning, I made these Easy Vegan Gluten-Free Banana & Peanut Butter Smoothies! Yes, yes! :) I never combined these 2 before but I read all over the blogosphere that it is the perfect combo! So, I added a few things extra to make them a completely filling drinkable breakfast! Yum yum, I say!
Today, I made this fabulous, easy to make Seasonal Kicked up pumpkin soup to nourish me! A while ago, I received a big fresh pumpkin & a big yellow courgette from our friends who have an allotment! We were happy receivers! I used dried chili peppers, that I grew myself! ;) This soup is so smooth, because of my beloved Vitamix & so kicking too, just right!
Yesterday evening, I invented these easy to make delicious Lemon zested organic chicken meatballs! :) They are very easy to make in your beloved food processor & they are very easy to devour too! I served them with seasoned red cooked quinoa & yellow flat string beans with garlic & onion. Check them out! ;)
This afternoon, I made these delicious easy to make vegan whole grain spelt pumpkin chocolate chips muffins !!! Yeah! That is right! That is a mouthful, hey? I made them not so sweet so you can eat them as a lovely portable breakfast, a healthy snack or a nice dessert! Check them out! ;)
I received a lovely pumpkin from some friends of ours who have an allotment! Look at this beauty!!
So, I had to use some of it for this special fall dish! This spelt tagliatelli dish, I make often in Fall Season. It is very easy to make & very easy to devour too! I made it for a family dinner party some days ago & everyone loved it & asked for more,… So I am happy to deliver! ;) I always use spelt tagliatelli & the cheesy sauce goes so well with the smoked bacon & sage roasted pumpkin pieces! Check it all out for yourself!
Yesterday, I made this invented fridge stew. I had a lot of veggies that I had to use up. I also had some leftover unfried smoked bacon pieces, cooked carrot strips, some leeks & some pumpkin. So, I added a few things extra & it looked really delectable, like picture below! And it was very delicious too! :) My husband agreed with me! ;) It is also very easy to prepare!
Yesterday evening, I made this glorious delicious organic thyme chicken in a creamy brown mushroom, garlic & onion sauce delicately perfumed with home-grown thyme! This is a lovely easy side dish! Check it all out! :)
This afternoon, I made this delicious easy to make, very filling, healthy, power RAW power green minted kale smoothy! Check it all out! ;) I am on a kale-kick lately, did you notice?
Yesterday evening, I invented this tasty curly kale lentil stew. It is a delicious easy vegan & gluten-free one pot dinner. I served it with vegan chorizo sausages that I stewed ready in my stew. You can make it completely Gluten-Free by using Gluten-Free vegan sausages! ;) This is surely a Fall dinner! Just the way, I like it!
I am back, from out of space,…hihihi! Hey, my beloved friends! It is good to be back! I missed you all heeps! Thanks for the lovely big feedbacks I all received from you! xxx Much appreciated too! It was great to hear that I was missed! ;)
Now, I am back with great new recipes, ideas, etc! It is Autumn over here & that is my favorite Season of the year,.…I will start with this easy delicious Vegan, Gluten-Free curried swiss chard, lentil & chickpea soup! It is more a filling meal then just a soup! Ooh yes, I know that you all will love it too! :) Promised!
Make this delicious one pot dinner soup now! :)
Hey my friends,…Long time no see,…hey? How is life in your part of the world? I took a break from my blog,…because, I needed to & also I had no inspiration whatsoever,…:(
Recently, I had a lot of chronic pain & needed to change my pain medication too. I had problems adjusting to it & didn’t have the energy to cook or bake anything. So, for this moment, this day, I give you some cool pictures from my holiday to Scotland, from some years ago. I looked a lot younger than, not? I hope you like them,..:)
So, I hope to see you in a few days maybe in 2 weeks or so,…;)
Because Summer is really over & the days are getting colder, I needed something warm for my breakfast! So, I made this lovely warm gluten-free vegan figgy oatmeal! Today, I had another 5 ripe figs from my own fig tree. So, I used them in this delicious no-guilt warm breakfast! ;)
Today, I made this glorious winning vegan spelt gingered fig crumble! Again, I had a lot of figs from my own fig tree!
This time, my husband Peter & I wanted to savour them in a lovely home-made spelt crumble! This is how we did it & we served it with a hot vegan vanilla pouring custard! ;)
This morning, I made these tasty to make spelt vegan pancakes & served them with a hot home-made fresh figs caramel! This is a lovely healthy breakfast too! I had the pleasure of having fresh figs from my own tree today & wanted to make something special with them! Check it all out! :) MMM,…
Today, I went traveling in my own neighborhood, Mechelen. Mechelen is a cool city in Flanders, the Flemish ( Dutch) speaking part of Belgium. This glorious city lies 25 km north of Brussels & 25 km south of Antwerp!
Mechelen is famous for many things! It has a smaller city centre, so that you can do everything on foot or on a bike! ;) You can find many different cool clothing shops, foodie shops, great cafés, cool coffee bars. We have great museums, lovely restaurants, old buildings with a lot of history in them, great hotels & we are also friendly people! :) We, Mechelaars bike a lot.
Yesterday afternoon, I made these tasty refreshing healthy coconut-cinnamon-banana-ice-pops! These are just beautiful, tasty & energizing too with the banana & coconut water! This recipe made 6 normal ice pops! :) Just 3 ingredients! :)
Yesterday, I bought gluten-free buckwheat flour & gluten-free brown rice flour. I wanted to make tasty muffins with them so I made these beauties!
This morning, I made these delicious easy to make gluten-free vegan buckwheat oat brown rice apple muffins! One muffin really fills you up with deliciousness & goodness for your body! They aren’t that sweet either. I also made them vegan! ;) Yeah! :) They are great as a lovely breakfast on the go, or when you sit down with a good vegan café latte. I enjoy them with some vegan butter! :) These also make an excellent food gift, just see for yourself! :)
Yesterday afternoon, I made this lovely wholemeal spelt foccacia with home-grown rosemary & 2 types of home-grown smaller tomatoes! Ooh yes! It has become a real thing of beauty! :)
I used a combination of 10 smaller plum orange tomatoes & 10 red cherry tomatoes! I used a combo of 50/50 white spelt flour & wholemeal spelt flour! I also used instant yeast! I used less salt in my dough because we always do this. The salt ratio is just right!!
I also added a Facebook like sign, under each bottom of my posts, for you all, to like each blog post !! :)
I am only there since a little while & I have already 80 fans! ;)
My last post: Gluten-free Sugar-Free banana almond butter cake with dark chocolate chips, reached on 2 days: 880 Facebook views! :) That is great news, hey?
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This is the best gluten-free and sugar-free cake I have ever made. I didn’t use any flour. I also used coconut blossom sugar. It is a more rich, a bit moist and delicious cake with now and then hints of melted dark chocolate chips. Just check it out for yourself! To make it more special, festive and beautiful, I made it in a flower silicon mould.When the cake was ready, I said: Mama, made it,…hearing and singing the song of Jay-Z!! He rocks, you know!
Recently, I made my flower shaped cake again to bring to a party, a dessert party! Everyone loved it & instantly asked for the recipe! ;) Yes, it is that delicious! :) MMM!
The cake was all devoured after 2 days!
A few days ago, I made these lovely appetizers.
I had the lovely produce of 16 red cherry tomatoes from my own 2 home-grown plants. I wanted to use them so their flavour would be superior in their own right.
I looked what I had in the fridge & made these beauties. I know it is an adapted classic but it is really tasty! Try it & you will see!
Yesterday evening, we had this fabulous Asian inspired dinner! Just check it all out! It is completely Dairy-Free & Gluten-Free too! :)
Good morning, my lovely people! :) This morning, I made the two of us these delectable Vegan & Gluten-free apricot-coconut-breakfast-smoothies! They are filled with seasonal apricots & a tasty coconut drink! I added chia seeds to full your stomach & unsweetened almond flakes for a bit of extra nut power! :) You won’t taste the almond flakes! ;)
Check it out!
Yesterday, I made this glorious spinach spring onion pesto! The pesto itself is Vegan, Vegetarian, Dairy-free & Gluten-free!
To make it completely Vegan, combine with tofu, seitan, tempeh or so! :)
To make it completely Gluten-free, use GF penne! :)
Yesterday afternoon, I invented this glorious cherry cashew yoghurt!! ooh yes! I sweetened it a bit with pitted dates & a bit of raw maple syrup! Check it all out!
Yum,…Yum,…I hear you thinking! I made it pretty simple,….Let’s check it out again!
Because it was raining this morning, I needed something comforting & tasty with cinnamon in it. So, I made this tasty date sweetened cinnamon cashew milk! Ooh yes! :) The milk is Vegan, Raw & Gluten-free too! ;) MMMMMMM!
Today, I made these glorious winning filling breakfast smoothies! One really fills you up! That is what I aim to do in my breakfasts! ;)
Can you guess the ingredients???
Did you guess it yet? Yes? NO?
Yesterday evening, I invented this beautifully combined dinner! I made spiced chicken meatballs & served them with black peppered & oregano cooked quinoa & a veggie & chickpea mash! All of the flavours went so well together! It is easy to make & the spiced chicken meatballs, I made in my beloved food processor! :) The next day, the meatballs are super tasty, eaten cold,…Ooh yes! :)
Today, I will give another garden update! Let’s see what has happened in my garden lately! :)
And what has happened with my courgettes ( zucchini ) plants?
Today, I tried out a new product! Bonvita is the brand. I tried their Bon Ice: Dark chocolate covered Rice Ice-Cream pops! :) I like the sound of that!
This is a Dutch firm. These Bon ice pops are Dairy-free, Lactose-free, Gluten-Free, Vegan, Organic & Fair Trade too! :) That is a whole lot to live up too!
In the last post, I mentioned that I received some lovely cherries from my parents! I used some of the cherries in these lovely Carob Cashew Cherry smoothies but I wanted to use the rest of them in something different. So, I made these glorious Vegan Gluten-Free Cherry Pancakes with Cacao Nibs for some extra energy!! I need my energy in the morning!!! I have never made cherry pancakes let alone vegan cherry pancakes! Great for a tasty breakfast or brunch!! :)
Make them right now! They are just divine & healthy too! :)
I received some tasty cherries from my parents! So, I had to create these CCC smoothies! CCC stands for Cashew Cherry Carob smoothies! ;)
They are refreshing & delicious too! They are also Vegan & Gluten-free! :)