Author: Ligia

French onion soup with cheese toasts

French onion soup with cheese toasts

French onion soup with VEGAN cheese toasts. Yes, it’s vegan! Usually I’ll serve French onion soup with some sort of bread, usually homemade garlic bread. I made these awesome vegan cheese toasts to go with our French onion soup. Oh. My. God. That cheese! I…

Beet & Apple Healthy Doughnuts

Beet & Apple Healthy Doughnuts

These doughnuts tick so many boxes for me: Vegan Gluten free Refined sugar free Oil free (except for a bit to grease the donut tray) And they contain a vegetable! Yay! The icing is full of beetroot too, and I am in love with the…

Carrot Cake Buckwheat Pancakes

Carrot Cake Buckwheat Pancakes

Using a blender has revolutionised the way I make pancakes. Previously, I would whisk my pancake batter with a fork for like 100 minutes until there were no flour lumps. These days, I just throw everything into the blender and blend for 30 seconds –…

Raw Choc Beet Cake

Raw Choc Beet Cake

Chocolate and beetroot are like best friends. They always have a good time when they hang out together! (Actually, chocolate seems to be friends with everything…orange, strawberries, bananas, macadamias, even chilli…). Chocolate and beetroot really had a fun time in this raw choc beet cake…

Raw Lamington Balls

Raw Lamington Balls

Traditionally, lamingtons are squares of sponge cake coated in chocolate and dessicated coconut. Sometimes there’s two layers of sponge stuck together with jam, although in my limited experience of traditional lamington eating, I never came across the jam filled lamingtons personally (I actually haven’t had…

Raw Hot Cross Buns Recipe

Raw Hot Cross Buns Recipe

Freshly toasted hot cross buns, smeared with melting butter, paired with a warm glass of chocolate milk. I never did really enjoy that cheap chocolate anyway, especially compared to hot cross buns. However, with the amount of sugar, refined flour, canola oil, and additives in…

Choconana Overnight Oats

Choconana Overnight Oats

Choconana. Chocolate and banana. This is quite possibly my favourite flavour combination. I have made these oats every morning for the past few days. They are THAT AWESOME. You know the recipe is a keeper when your toddler requests it again! So much better than…

Mango Pan Pizza

Mango Pan Pizza

My latest mango inspired recipe is this mango pan vegan pizza. It’s summer. It’s hot. Who wants to turn on the oven and heat up the house even more? This vegan pizza is quick to make, and is cooked over the stove too. The thin,…

easy pasta pepperonata – vegan recipe

easy pasta pepperonata – vegan recipe

I nabbed the recipe from the back of a pasta packet and overtime I have transformed it into my own simple recipe. Pasta pepperonata The capsicums release a sweet and spicy flavour into the tomato sauce, and makes a flavoursome alternative to the basic napoletana…

Black Forest Pancakes [Vegan, Refined Sugar Free]

Black Forest Pancakes [Vegan, Refined Sugar Free]

I have been thinking about black forest pancakes since this time last year, and finally got around to making them after I bought a punnet of cherries this week. Oh my goodness. These pancakes were soooooo good. Especially layered with a thickened coconut cream. Oh…

Lemon Rice with Avocado & Asparagus

Lemon Rice with Avocado & Asparagus

The lemony rice was the perfect backdrop for stir-fried seasonal vegetables, and the avocado topping provided a touch of creaminess. I used vegetables that were in season: snow peas from my garden, and fresh asparagus from the store. But feel free to change up those…

Passionfruit Pumpkin Pie & Chickpea Shortbread Crust

Passionfruit Pumpkin Pie & Chickpea Shortbread Crust

Actually, I’m pretty sure this was the first pumpkin pie I’d ever made. Pumpkin pie with passionfruit The result? A slightly nutty-flavoured shortbread crust! It was delicious, and paired perfectly with the sweet pumpkin passionfruit filling.