Raw Chocolate Almond Butter Fudge Bars

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It’s been quite a few years since I excluded refined sugar from my diet and I have absolutely no desire for it, even when I see the creamiest, most lush, deliciously-flavored dessert. Well…except chocolate. When it comes to chocolate desserts, everything changes and my heart starts to beat faster and faster. I love Sacher torte, brownies, cupcakes, frosting, ice cream, and everything that involves chocolate. How do I manage to survive? The answer is…

Cumin Roasted Cauliflower with Black Lentils

After the craziness of Halloween, all the attention is now focused on preparing a Thanksgiving like no other. There are thousands of recipes trying to inspire you to create something special, so I don’t know how much you would appreciate another idea for your festive dinner. We don’t have any celebration like Thanksgiving over here, and the end of November is right in the middle of the fasting period before Christmas. This recipe is a vegan idea for those of you fasting, but maybe you could consider it as a healthy side dish for the …

Warming Sweet Potato Stew with Poached Egg and Avocado

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On a rainy November day, I can’t think of anything more comforting than a spiced, freshly cooked stew. The combination of delicious legumes, vegetables, and greens, bathed in a deliciously flavored tomato sauce, is my way of getting through. Making a stew is probably the easiest step to a healthy way of cooking. It doesn’t require skills or special ingredients – you can use any available healthy food from your fridge and pantry, add your favorite spices, tomato juice, and you’ll have a …

Red Cabbage and Kale Slaw with Turmeric Tahini Dressing

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After a long summer when fresh tomato salad was present almost every day on our table, it was about time to change the color palette and move to another class of nutrients. The bright magenta and deep green won my heart from the moment I saw the veggies at the farmers’ market, and I promised myself I’ll even wear that combination if I manage to find clothes that beautifully colored. They hypnotized me so much that I always come back home with …

The Ultimate Veggie Burger

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I’m not keen on converting classic meat dishes into meatless ones by any means, but when it comes to veggie burgers, I just can’t stop exploring the combinations. It took me quite a while to hit the perfect texture, and I have to tell you – it isn’t about the veggie you choose as a base, the spices you use or the grains you combine for texture. To show you the secret to the perfect veggie burger, I would tell you one single word…

Immune System Boosting Citrus Smoothie

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One more week-end to go, and September is here. Glorious tones of red, long walks in the park hiding under colorful umbrellas, lazy rainy mornings with hot tea and fresh bread, the cozy smell of homemade tomato juice preserves – if you open your eyes, you see beauty in every little thing, even if it’s cold outside. But only when you’re healthy and energized. It’s been two years now since …