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)

Vegan sweet potato shepherd’s pie (Torta vegana ‘shepherd’s pie’ com batata doce)

The days are getting chillier and they ask for comfort food. There’s something very comforting and heart warming about Shepherd’s Pie. Traditional Shepherd’s pie contains ground beef, but there ain’t no beef in this girl’s kitchen, instead we’re going for a yummy brothy hearty veggie and mushroom combo. VEGAN SWEET POTATO SHEPHERD’S PIE PREP TIME: 20mins… Continue reading Vegan sweet potato shepherd’s pie (Torta vegana ‘shepherd’s pie’ com batata doce)

French toast with caramelised apples (Torradas francesas com maçãs caramelizadas)

Have you got some bread and apples laying around? Or perhaps you’re wondering what to do to make your breakfast more exciting? If you have a few slices of bread and a couple of apples to hand, a delicious breakfast is only a few minutes away! I’m more of a pancake kinda gal but french… Continue reading French toast with caramelised apples (Torradas francesas com maçãs caramelizadas)

Polenta Chips (Batatinha frita de polenta)

If you’ve been looking for a healthier alternative for your chips, look no further! You can change your polenta chips according to your taste (e.g. add paprika, chilies, cumin etc.) and can also make them vegan. You can have these as a side dish to your main or on its own with a dip (I… Continue reading Polenta Chips (Batatinha frita de polenta)

Strawberry and banana breakfast bowl (Tigela de café da manhã de morango e banana)

I am absolutely addicted to breakfast bowls! They are a super easy way to kick-start the morning with a bowl full of goodness. Let’s get blending! STRAWBERRY AND BANANA BREAKFAST BOWL TOTAL TIME: 5mins SERVINGS: 1 INGREDIENTS 1 banana 1 cup strawberries 1 cup milk alternative (I used Hemp Milk ) 1 Tbsp peanut butter powder (I… Continue reading Strawberry and banana breakfast bowl (Tigela de café da manhã de morango e banana)

Potato & onion gluten free pizza (Pizza sem glúten de batata e cebola)

So, I don’t eat a lot of pizza. Not because I don’t like it (who doesn’t like pizza?), but because they tend to not only be full of salt but it’s very hard to find a good gluten free pizza. I discovered a little while back that I have IBS, so I need to be… Continue reading Potato & onion gluten free pizza (Pizza sem glúten de batata e cebola)

Vegan crème fraîche (Creme de leite fresco vegano)

Looking for a vegan crème fraîche recipe? Look no further. VEGAN CREME FRAICHE INGREDIENTS 1/2 block Tofu Silken 3 Tbsp Nutritional Yeast Condiment 2 Tbsp lime juice 1/4 cup any nut milk METHOD Refrigerate half of the tofu and drain as much water as you can from the other half (you can do this by placing… Continue reading Vegan crème fraîche (Creme de leite fresco vegano)