Vegan banana and raisin baked porridge (Mingau de forno de banana e uva passa)

If you haven’t tried making baked porridge (or oatmeal), you must! This is my new addiction. It’s delicious and super easy to make. Baked porridge is kinda like having pudding for breakfast, but healthier than a pud and you can have countless variations.  I made mine with banana and raisin but you can add anything… Continue reading Vegan banana and raisin baked porridge (Mingau de forno de banana e uva passa)

Vegan pancakes with raspberries and caramel (Panquecas veganas com framboesas e doce de leite)

Pancakes are one of my favourite things to eat for breakfast. I have tried so many different recipes you’d not believe! This one is my favourite ‘traditional’ pancake recipes. These pancakes are light, fluffy, vegan and easy to make! I’ve added some vegan caramel (AKA dulce de leche) in between the pancakes and a raspberry sauce… Continue reading Vegan pancakes with raspberries and caramel (Panquecas veganas com framboesas e doce de leite)

Vegan carrot cookie (Biscoito de cenoura vegano)

As we’re getting close to cookie season I thought I’d share this recipe with y’all. Cookie season, you ask? Yes, when the weather starts getting chillier, the days shorter, and the need for tea and cookies get higher! I love these cookies! They’re a treat but with a touch of veg and packed with goodness.… Continue reading Vegan carrot cookie (Biscoito de cenoura vegano)

Vegan coconut little kiss (Beijinho vegano de coco)

I grew up, as probably most Brazilians, eating ‘beijinhos’ at pretty much any party I went to. Beijinho literally means ‘little kiss’ and once you try one you’ll understand why ;). However, the problem with these is that you can’t have just one, like with most sweet little kisses, and they’re traditionally made with condensed… Continue reading Vegan coconut little kiss (Beijinho vegano de coco)

Vegan macaroni and cheese (Macarrão com queijo vegano)

Who doesn’t love a good old mac ‘n’ cheese? If you usually feel guilty after a bowl of mac ‘n’ cheese, then you need to try this recipe. I know some of you are going to say it’s not cheese, blah blah blah, but this ‘cheat’ recipe is better and healthier than the real thing! It’s… Continue reading Vegan macaroni and cheese (Macarrão com queijo vegano)

Vanilla yogurt with caramelised apples (Yogurt de baunilha com maçãs caramelizadas)

This week I had to quickly improvise a dessert and this recipe idea came in nice and handy! This recipe is as easy as apple pie! Hummm… pie… Focus Karla! VANILLA YOGURT WITH CARAMELISED APPLES PREP TIME: 5mins TOTAL TIME: 15-20mins SERVINGS: 3 INGREDIENTS 2 Tbsp vegan butter or margarine 2 Tbsp caster sugar/coconut sugar/honey… Continue reading Vanilla yogurt with caramelised apples (Yogurt de baunilha com maçãs caramelizadas)

Vegan veg & bean pearl barley risotto (Risoto vegano de cevada pérola, vegetais e feijão)

Have you heard of pearl barley? Pearl barley is similar to wheat in its caloric, protein, vitamin and mineral content; however, consuming barley might have benefits for the heart, blood pressure, and bones, and it provides a high percentage of an individual’s daily requirement of manganese and selenium, or so the say. This little grain is not… Continue reading Vegan veg & bean pearl barley risotto (Risoto vegano de cevada pérola, vegetais e feijão)