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Quinoa Salad with Smoky Roasted Carrot Fries

Written on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 - 13:00 by julie in the category Mains.

Quinoa Salad with Smoky Roasted Carrot Fries

I love simple salads like this Quinoa Salad with Smoky Roasted Carrot Fries. You can have them any time of the year, no matter how warm or cold it gets. Take it with you to a summer picnic or backyard barbecue party, serve it as a funky side dish during the winter holiday festivities or enjoy it as a light lunch at work.

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Summer Peach Quinoa Tabbouleh

Written on Tuesday, July 11, 2017 - 12:51 by julie in the category Soups & Sides.

Summer Peach Quinoa Tabbouleh

This Summer Peach Quinoa Tabbouleh is perfect for barbecue season! You can serve it as a light lunch with some hummus and crackers, use it in a wrap with a simple tahini lemon sauce or take it with you to a barbecue and serve it as a side dish. I love combining it with sweet potato falafel (you can find the recipe in my book Vegan & Raw) and roasted eggplant for a Middle-Eastern feast :)

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Raw Vegan Strawberry Lime Cheesecake | Inspiration: Cailin Rose

Written on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 - 13:10 by julie in the category Desserts.

Raw Vegan Strawberry Lime Cheesecake | Inspiration: Cailin Rose

I’m really excited to share this week’s dessert recipe & Healthy Foodie Inspiration: Cailin Rose’s Raw Vegan Strawberry Lime Cheesecake :) These are a lot easier to make than you would suspect and so refreshing! I love having them as a soft serve ice-cream treat 5 minutes out of the freezer.

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Healthy Breakfast Parfait | Banana Ice Cream, Raspberry Chia Pudding & Coconut Yogurt

Written on Tuesday, June 27, 2017 - 12:50 by julie in the category Breakfast.

Healthy Breakfast Parfait | Banana Ice Cream, Raspberry Chia Pudding & Coconut Yogurt

This Healthy Breakfast Parfait with Banana Ice Cream, Raspberry Chia Pudding and Coconut Yogurt is a delicious and nutritious way to start the day! I love how all the flavors in this breakfast parfait come together with every spoonful. The chia pudding and the yogurt are really creamy, the green banana ice cream is nice and sweet and the berry ice cream adds a refreshing sour flavor to it.

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Grilled vegetable skewers with Mexican quinoa | Vegan & Raw 2

Written on Tuesday, June 20, 2017 - 13:20 by julie in the category Mains.

Grilled vegetable skewers with Mexican quinoa | Vegan & Raw 2 - photo credit Heikki Verdurme

Today I wanted to share a third recipe from my new book Vegan & Raw 2 to celebrate the start of the summertime & barbecue season: Grilled vegetable skewers with Mexican quinoa. These are so much more fun than traditional kabobs with rice and really versatile. Serve them as a summery appetizer with several dipping sauces, take them to your next barbecue as a vegan side dish or enjoy them as a light lunch. Healthy party food with a Mexican twist!

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‘Snickers’ Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Ice Cream

Written on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 - 12:51 by julie in the category Desserts.

‘Snickers’ Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Ice Cream

This Chocolate Peanut Butter Banana Ice Cream tastes just like Snickers candy bars - or Reese’s peanut butter cups depending on where you grew up. Banana soft serve topped with salted peanut drizzle, raw chocolate sauce and crunchy peanuts… Sounds good, right? You can serve it as a sundae or pour it into a popsicle – whatever you’re in the mood for!

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Summer Vegetable Coconut Curry | Inspiration: Bettina’s Kitchen

Written on Tuesday, June 6, 2017 - 11:12 by julie in the category Mains.

Summer Vegetable Coconut Curry | Inspiration: Bettina’s Kitchen

This Summer Vegetable Coconut Curry is a dish I have cooked in various different versions and it has been loved by everyone that has come across it. Sounds a bit big headed I know, BUT it’s a favorite in our house too. It’s perfect when you have sad vegetables in the fridge that you haven't had time to cook but also don't want throw away.

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Berry Quinoa Breakfast Bowl | Easy Healthy Breakfast Idea

Written on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 - 11:28 by julie in the category Breakfast.

Berry Quinoa Breakfast Bowl | Easy Healthy Breakfast Idea

Looking for a quick and easy breakfast recipe that combines a creamy berry smoothie with protein-packed quinoa? Look no further! This Berry Quinoa Breakfast Bowl is super simple to make and packed with flavor. All you need is a handful of ingredients and your favorite smoothie bowl toppings to get the breakfast party started :)

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Cookie dough ice cream sandwiches | Vegan & Raw 2

Written on Tuesday, May 23, 2017 - 13:04 by julie in the category Desserts.

Cookie dough ice cream sandwiches | Vegan & Raw 2

Today I wanted to share another recipe from my new book Vegan & Raw 2 to celebrate the end of the vegan challenge & summertime: Cookie dough ice cream sandwiches. Smooth almond butter banana ice cream sandwiched between two chewy cookies… If there’s one dessert I can’t resist, it’s these ice cream sandwiches. Who would’ve thought you could make such incredible ice cream with just frozen bananas and a food processor!

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Vegan Pizza Bites with Cashew Cheese, 3 ways (gluten free)

Written on Tuesday, May 16, 2017 - 16:01 by julie in the category Soups & Sides.

Vegan Pizza Bites with Cashew Cheese, 3 ways (gluten free)

Today Simon & I are making one of my favorite childhood comfort food snacks: mini pizzas! These Vegan Pizza Bites with Cashew Cheese are gluten free, really easy to make and loaded with flavor. The vegan cheese is a recipe from my new book ‘Vegan & Raw 2’ and I included three variations for toppings. One with cherry tomatoes, one with caramelized onion, and a third one with smoky bell pepper. Which one would you pick first?

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Banana Peanut Butter Baked Oatmeal | Inspiration: Bo’s Kitchen

Written on Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 13:05 by julie in the category Breakfast.

Banana Peanut Butter Baked Oatmeal | Inspiration: Bo’s Kitchen

I’ve found my new favorite breakfast: Banana Peanut Butter Baked Oatmeal! Who knew oatmeal could be so versatile? I’ve been meaning to try baked oatmeal for so long now and I had no idea how delicious it would be. This oatmeal ticks all my comfort food boxes – easy to prepare, delicious warm or cold and packed full of tummy pleasing flavors! The extra peanut butter on top is totally optional but highly recommended, because who doesn’t want extra peanut butter? Life is better with extra peanut butter.

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Vegan Spaghetti Carbonara | Spiralizer recipe

Written on Tuesday, May 2, 2017 - 13:06 by julie in the category Mains.

Vegan Spaghetti Carbonara with Tempeh Bacon | Spiralizer recipe

Looking for a Vegan Spaghetti Carbonara recipe that tastes as good as the creamy Italian classic - or even better? I think you’ll be amazed by this creamy carbonara sauce! It’s almost fat free, it doesn’t have any cashews and all you need is 5 simple ingredients. Can you guess where the sauce gets its creaminess from? It starts with a ‘c’ and ends in ‘auliflower’: cooked cauliflower  I also thought of a really simple vegan alternative to bacon… Ok, enough talking, let’s get cooking!

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