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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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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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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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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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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