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Desserts, Recipes / 11.10.2019

Classic genoise vanilla cake made dairy- and refined sugar-free with toasted coconut. Ladies and Gentlemen allow me the amence honor to present to you this fluffy, sweet, tender toasted coconut vanilla cake that's dairy-free and refined sugar-free. A dream that you can bake. So let's get baking! Ingredients Blue matcha actually isn't matcha at all but just butterfly pea flower powder and is the perfect natural colourant when mixed with hot water or milk as it turns vibrant blue. However, mixing it with the coconut cashew frosting required a little...

Uncategorized / 09.10.2019

With the world's focus finally turning towards matters of critical importance to our future here on this planet. And with the humming noise of protest that turned into an audible cry for action, this month's playlist is dedicated to that change. https://open.spotify.com/playlist/6EQ9HlEEF7XjUGrBpsnDMG?si=Dqq2q-okR_KxijnHZtoa6w Change is inevitable. And the ball is in our court as to whether that change will be for the better. This climate crisis has been coming for a while now and up until now has been rubbed off as fake news and a distraction to more pressing...

Desserts, Recipes / 01.10.2019

Creamy vegan matcha popsicles with a white chocolate drizzle, pistachio, and strawberries. Any good café worth its salt is serving matcha lattes these days. Think of these as a summer-friendly version, finished with crunchy pistachios, white chocolate and strawberries. Popsicles are one of my favourite treats to snack on and cool down all at once a hot summer's day. Ingredient break down Coconut yoghurt Loaded with probiotic benefits you can make your own coconut yoghurt. You can also use regular greek or plain yoghurt . Matcha I LOVE matcha and using...

Drinks, Recipes / 26.09.2019

Luxuriously smooth latte with added maca and naturally sweetened with Medjool dates. This rooibos chaga latte recipe is perfect for natural energy, fertility, PCOS, and hormonal balance. The mix of chaga and maca is the perfect caffeine-free pick-me-up replacement for your morning coffee.  Ladies, if you are finding yourself in the luteal or menstrual phase of your cycle this would be the ideal latte for you. According to Alissa Vitti from FLO Living's book, Women Code, our energy levels are at their lowest during these two phases. So...

Dinner, Recipes / 20.09.2019

Gluten-free, grain-free and easily made plant-based pizza base made with sweet potato. Friends. This might as well be THE BEST alternative pizza base I've ever tried. Am I bias? Totally. But I've also had some of the best feedback from the community over on Instagram on this recipe (originally heart-shaped pizza). While we're on the honesty train I might as well be entirely transparent and let you know that this is probably the recipe I've remade the most for dinner. Crispy, wholesome and filling pizza base made with roasted...

music / 02.09.2019

Probably my favourite playlist so far ! Perfect tunes for cooking, driving, the wake up shake up and pretty much anything that requires a little music. This month you'll find some old favourites like Tame Impala , Franc Moody, Jungle, Rex Orange County, Lana del Rey, Sports and Promises Ltd. But I also added some new comers to The Good Roots playlists like Vansire, Mild High Club and HER. If these tunes made you dance, sing and shimmy then don't forget to let me know in the...

Breakfast, Recipes / 01.09.2019

Springtime breakfast granola tart. After months of eating warm porridge and oats for breakfast, this is just the kind of refreshing change I needed to welcome spring. So right about now you are probably thinking, tart ? For breakfast, really? Don't be fooled by the name, it's a healthy, well-balanced breakfast. Think of it as a fancy way to serve yoghurt, granola and fruit. Now this granola crust may seem like a little too much effort to even bother , but it's super quick and easy to make. Taking only...

Recipes, Snacks / 23.08.2019

Easy and versatile appetizer to enjoy with friends and family at a dinner party. With this last little stretch of winter, I love to enjoy all the comforting winter foods one last time and what better than with this array of sweet potato canapés! Impress your family and friends with this easy and delicious appetizer to go with some bubbles at the next dinner party. This recipe was born out of my love for something to nibble on when I’m cooking and of course it’s the perfect appetizer for any holiday or dinner party. I...

Breakfast, Dinner, Dinner, Recipes / 19.08.2019

A greener take on an Israeli breakfast staple that is sure to make a statement without all the fuss. Shakshuka! Yeah, I also have no idea how to pronounce it, probably something close to the sound I make when sneezing . A North African and Middle Eastern dish that has grown popular in Israel. This Green Shakshuka is the first Israeli cuisine to grace my kitchen. Simple, healthy and vegetarian with all the greens and none of the tomatoes. It's the perfect breakfast to serve up eggs in a...