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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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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Quinoa flakes and banana pancakes

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Another really awesome side effect of being on a journey to become a Superfoodie is all the many cool ingredients I have been discovering over the past weeks and months. I especially love to wander around a Wholefoods store for example – it’s my Happy Place! Yeah, maybe I’m a weird girl as I don’t… 

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Mug Cake (or: the 5-minute cake)

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This is another recipe I just had to try, because I was soooo curious! I couldn’t believe this would actually work. I saw a couple of inspirations on instagram for mug cakes and I decided to give it a try finally. I based my creation on Amy’s recipe as she posted a picture of her creation… 

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Quinoa-Amaranth Burger with Miso sauce

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I got inspired for this recipe by the lovely Abby who runs the blog “Welcome to Abby’s Kitchen” – it’s amazing, please go have a look at her beautiful collection of innovative and healthy recipes! She had posted a recipe for Amaranth, Red Lentils & Chia seeds patties and I came across it. At that moment,… 

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Quinoa Tabouleh

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Tabouleh is one of my all-time favorite foods! When we still lived in Zurich, we would go from time to time with a group of friends to one of our favorite restaurants, Le Cèdre (always in groups, because mezze is more fun to eat in groups as you can share more different kinds!) – and they would serve… 

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Award Weekend: WordPress Family and Versatile Blogger Award (and Quinoa-Spinach Pancakes)

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Hey my dears! Wow, this week, I felt so honored! I couldn’t believe it, but was nominated for 3 different Awards – I felt so touched! When I started this blog about 4 months ago, I would have never thought it would become such a wonderful part of my life and people would care to… 

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Low-carb cauliflower pizza with veggie topping

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Yes, you read it right: A pizza that is low carb!! In fact, the “dough” is only made with one tablespoon of flour! And the rest is all veggies! Super healthy and low calorie, yep 😉 And yet it’s filling and very satisfying. I saw this recipe on the amazing blog Big City Dreamer. It’s… 

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