Savory “Carrot Cup Cake” and other Happy Easter treats

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Hey there, it’s good Friday today and Easter Sunday is just around the corner. When I still used to live in Switzerland, Easter was kind of a big deal, also because we would get the days off between Good Friday and Easter Monday and people would usually go on some mini vacation in the Southern… 

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Lemongrass infused Quinoa Soup (Tom Yum style)

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This recipe is based on one of my favorite Thai soups. During my last vacation in Thailand, my cousin took Mr. Superfoodista and me on a day trip to Ayutthaya, which is Thailand’s ancient capital. Just before the entrance to the town, there is this amazing restaurant, which is basically a huge, floating boat on the… 

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Millet and Maple Granola

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Do you love granola for breakfast too? With a little splash of milk (dairy or plant based) or on some fresh yogurt? I absolutely do, and I just love the convenience about eating it as well, as it’s really fast and hassle-free, especially as I am always in a rush to get to work in the… 

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Buckwheat Tacos with Refried Beans (frijoles) and various toppings

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As I mentioned to you in an earlier post, I had to go to Mexico a few times lately for work. When I go on trips, I try to eat mostly local food and I love to get inspired by the local cuisine. What I realized in Mexico, that there was a lot of taco…. 

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Quinoa and Vegetable Paella

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If you have travelled to Spain or eaten in a Spanish restaurant, I bet you have come across this all-time classic: The Paella! It’s usually made in a huge skillet pan, with rice and saffron and usually contains lots of kind of seafoods. I have eaten paella before on various occasions and I really love… 

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Buckwheat Banana-Walnut Muffins (Make-Over)

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Hello everyone, how nice it’s already Friday again! 😉 Today, I am going to post about a recipe that seems to have been the most searched on my blog! Every time I check my stats, it pops up as a favorite post. As this is also a recipe I made in the very beginning when… 

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Carrot-Orange Soup with Basil Oil

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Citrus fruits are great for immunity and carrots are great to support a nice, natural tan. My Mr. Superfoodista loves the combination of them – but normally in juice form. Sometimes I make him a smoothie with his favorite ingredients on the weekends which makes him really happy. A few weeks back however, I came… 

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Collard Green Wraps with Golden Beet Humus

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Do you know Collard Greens? They are one of these healthy leafy greens – like the way more famous Kale – that are all really good for you and great to be incorporated in your diet. Collard Greens are rich in soluble fiber, vitamin C (the fresh leaves), vitamin A, calcium, iron and many more… 

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Sweet Potato Tater Tots with a Tahini Dressing topped Salad

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If you have read several of my posts already, you might have realized that I am totally crazy about Sweet Potatoes!! I love them in all formats, baked, mashed, in a cake, etc. Normally, I eat up all my sweet potatoes, but one weekend,  I had some left over and since I really try to… 

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Buckwheat Crêpe with Raw-tella and Banana

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You might wonder – what is Raw-tella? Huh? Well, it does sound like “Nutella”, right? The terribly addictive, but unfortunately not so healthy chocolate-hazelnut spread in a jar? The one I used to love to eat from directly with a spoon?? Well, yes, but Raw-tella is the squeaky clean brother of Nutella, because it’s made… 

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Healthy Beverages Recipes and Glass Dharma Glass Straws (Product review)

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Hey there, a couple of weeks back, I was asked by Glass Dharma if I would like to do a product review for their glass straws. As I have seen them before and found them really beautiful, I  agreed to do it. It’s my first product review, so hope you don’t mind, and I promise,… 

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Sweet Potato Cake with Cacao Frosting and Happy Valentines Day!

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So, today is Valentine’s Day! Here in the US, there is a big, big hype around it – definitely more to what I was used in Europe. I believe, it’s maybe slightly over-commercialized here and in fact – shouldn’t we let our loved ones know every day how much they mean to us? Anyways, I… 

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Quinoa with Superfood Pesto

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Italian food is one of my favorite foods! It’s just so delicious, flavorful and simply comforting too. I especially love the use of herbs in Italian cuisine, probably the most used one being basil – one of my favorite herbs actually. Basil is wonderful, lovely and fragrant. What they make with basil in Italy is… 

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Weekend TV snack platter: Beetroot humus and Sweet Potato chips

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Yay, it’s Friday again. I am a Friday lover, definitely….What my fiancé and me love to do during (at least!) one of the weekend nights, is to watch a movie at home. About 2 years ago, a friend gave us an Apple TV device – and since then, we simply love it! Do you have… 

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Alegría (Amaranth Crispy Bars)

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This post is about a traditional sweet snack from Mexico, Alegría. I had to go to Mexico quite often for work recently – and I am actually going tomorrow again! Especially in the beginning, these business trips are sort of exciting, because I get to discover so many new foods. On my last trip, I… 

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