Millet Pudding with Plum Compote

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I can’t believe it’s already October next week! I am sure everyone of us has these moments when one just doesn’t realize how fast time passes, right? The month of September passed by for me real quick, probably also, because we have been super busy with our private life, with a lot of visitors and also a… 

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Healthier Apple Crumble with Banana “Ice cream”

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Hi my dear readers! I am finally back again, I am sorry that I was gone for a couple of weeks, but earlier this month, I went on my annual vacation to Switzerland to visit family and friends and I really was enjoying my time with them – and admittedly neglecting the blog a bit…. 

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Coconut Tartelettes and “The Writing Process” Blog Tour

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Hello there, I hope you all had a great week! My recipe today is a healthy version of a tart. Yes, that delicious dessert, with a rich (usually custard) filling! Well, I don’t know, but somehow I got the crazy idea of making a filling with tofu…uhu, you read right, TOFU. I know, not all of you… 

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An Ode to Peppermint: Mint patties and other minty treats

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The other day, I came across a really interesting link about the health benefits of herbs. There were various herbs listed and it was incredible to see how all of them have great health benefits for you (unfortunately, I forgot to save it!). It reminded me of ancient healing methods, where natural herbs were widely used…. 

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Crispy Quinoa and Chocolate Chips Cookies

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Hey there, Friday again, time for a new post and to think what to bring to Fiesta Friday! 😉 By the way, I really loved all your tips that you gave me last week when I admitted to you that I was going through a small creative low lately. It’s not that I am not… 

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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