Flour-less Lemon-Almond Cake

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So I need to tell you: I LOVE anything baked with lemon. Oh yes, lemon cake for example, is the best thing ever, especially, when it’s moist, tangy and sweet at the same time – sooooo good! A few weeks back, I came across a recipe for a flour-less lemon-almond cake – and was intrigued…. 

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Black Eyed Peas Salad

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I was inspired by this recipe through a friend. She made this salad for a BBQ at one of our friend’s place. Before I tried her salad, I have never eaten Black Eyed Peas before – nor did I even know that they existed! I always thought they are this  band with the great music!… 

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Chia Cheese Bread (Pão de Queijo com Chia)

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Everyone who has ever been to Brazil or eaten at a Brazilian restaurant probably knows the “Pão de queijo”. It’s one of the most iconic food of the Brazilian cuisine! They are tiny, delicious cheese breads, usually eaten still warm, freshly baked, straight from the oven. They are eaten throughout the day, but I have… 

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Thai Pomelo Salad (Yum Som O) and Bangkok eats

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This is another recipe, inspired by my recent trip to Thailand. While I was in Bangkok, I would eat pomelo salad whenever I had the chance. The best pomelo salad in my opinion, was served at Soul Food Mahanakorn, a super cute restaurant in the trendy Soi Thonglor area. The dressing of the salad was… 

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Raw Vegan Mini Cheesecakes

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After I discovered the amazing and super yummy vegan alternative to cheese – the cashew “cheese” (I used it as a topping for my Beet & Sweet Potato salad) – I wanted to test it for cheesecake as well. I saw a couple of interesting recipes online and decided to give it a try by… 

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Coconut-Lemongrass Soup with Buckwheat Noodles (Tom Ka)

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This post is a small homage to my recent travel to Thailand. I was so lucky to be able to spend a few days after Christmas and the New Years Eve in Bangkok. It was a truly great trip and I had the chance to catch up with family and friends and also to get… 

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Beet and Sweet Potato Salad with Cashew “Cheese” (Recipe Remake)

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Happy Friday! For the beginning of the year, I made a fantastic new discovery that I saw on the lovely blog Coconut and Berries. It’s a really cute and beautiful blog about vegan recipes hosted by the lovely and creative Emma. Vegans and non-vegans, you must check it out – it’s simply gorgeous and inspiring! This recipe… 

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Greek Beet Salad with Baked Falafel

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Hello again, I hope you all had a great New Years celebration? I am sure it was filled with great moments and lots of delicious food and drinks! 😉 I am almost back to Miami, just a few more days with family back in Switzerland, basically half-way back from Bangkok to the US My recipe… 

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No-Cook Gazpacho with home-made Basil Croutons

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Hi there my lovely readers! I hope you all had a fantastic Christmas with your loved ones! I enjoyed mine back home in Switzerland and now I am still for a few days in Bangkok – taking advantage of the more quiet times at work to leave the US for more than 1 week and… 

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Zucchini-Quinoa Fritters

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Hi there, wow, only one day left until Christmas! Excited? 😉 Well, if you have read a few of my posts by now, you might have realized that I like to use what I can find in my fridge and then come up with a recipe idea. The reason for this is quite simple: I… 

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Vegan Pistachio Christmas Cookies

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Hello there! Wow, I can’t believe it’s almost Christmas!! 4 more days to go – I hope you are all ready and set, with all gifts purchased, Christmas tree bought, etc.? Well, one important part of the Christmas preparations for me was always to bake cookies. We would help my mother when we were little… 

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Warm Soba (Buckwheat Noodles) salad with soy-lime dressing

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This dish’s inspiration comes from Japan. Soba noodles are an important staple of the Japanese cuisine. There is a dish in the Japanese cuisine with cold soba noodles, but for this post, I turned it more in a type of warm salad. I actually got the idea to make a salad with these soba noodles from Allison… 

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December Awards and Christmas chocolate ideas!

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Hey there, I hope you all had a fantastic weekend! 😉 Mine was pretty good, our new apartment is getting more and more organized and we have pretty much settled in the new area. I am still experimenting with the lights in the different corners of the apartment though, to determine the best place to… 

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Tofu Satay with Cilantro Quinoa

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I have made turkey or chicken satay skewers before (see for example this older recipe for turkey satay), but a couple of months back – actually for my birthday party – I made some tofu satay skewers for my vegetarian friend who also came to the party. They turned out so good, I decided to… 

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Home-made Vitamin Waters

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Hi everyone, I hope you all started the new week well! So something we should always remember (besides eating healthy superfoods on a regular basis 😉 ) is to stay hydrated throughout the day. Even though this might seem rather like a recipe for the summer, I think it’s also quite useful for the winter… 

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