Vegan Lentil Meatballs in Spiced Pumpkin Tomato Sauce

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My favorite childhood dish was the marinated meatballs in flavored tomato sauce that my grandmother was waiting for me with, when I was returning home from school. I remember having them hot, bathed in that amazing sauce and always responding with “marinated meatballs” when asked about the dish I wanted for the next day. Then my grandmother went away and as an adult I tried to reproduce her dish, but never got…

Apple Pie with Vegan Caramel Sauce

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As long as the first rain drops start to fall, baking turns into the main activity in my kitchen. Mornings with flavored pumpkin bread and coffee, avocado toast with super seed bread, or a slice of freshly baked no knead bread with rye and nuts in the afternoon after a short walk – all these cozy little things make Autumn beautiful despite the temperature drop and ….

Super Easy Red Lentil Soup with Butternut Squash

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Autumn is finally here and although we planned a summer farewell seaside trip at the end of the week, I can’t wait to dive into the fall pleasures! I’m talking pumpkins, cozy hot drinks, afternoon baking and vineyards visits. I also declared open the soup season by making a very easy red lentil and butternut squash cream soup, using the beautiful specimen from the photo…..

Overnight Oats with Chocolate and Figs

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The little signs are here – an unexpected row of butternut squashes aligned on a stall, a few yellow leaves in the tree next to my studio window, a subtle drop of the daylight intensity, the sunset hour and all those tones of yellow and orange that slowly replace the pink and red at the farmers’ market. The sudden ideas of cooking a stew or having a warm breakfast bowl. All those pumpkin recipes invading….

Very Easy Vegan Black Bean Soup

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I like to think of soups as satiating food that doesn’t require anything else to make a filling meal. I’m making a basic cream soup I’m definitely going to need a little extra to call it a meal – some roasted chickpeas, some salad, a little sandwich. A soup has to be packed with fiber and protein, so I won’t have to waste more time preparing the little extras. This healthy black bean soup combines…

Black Bean Quinoa Burger with Activated Charcoal Bun

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Every now and then I like to experiment with a new veggie burger, and especially with summer and barbecue season coming soon, a smoky black bean burger was something I had to try. Adding fiber and protein-packed ingredients such as beans, chickpeas or quinoa to your veggie burgers not only guarantees a nice texture, but also promises a satiating and guilt-free meal…