Spicy, pumpkin & spring onion soup

Spicy, healthy vegan cooking This soup is the result of left over vegetables that I had in my fridge and pantry. Like all my recipes, certain ingredients can be exchanged or left out. For example if you don’t like ginger or garlic just leave it out. Oat or soy cream can be used instead of…

Beluga Lentils and trinidadian bake

Sometimes it’s the simple foods that taste the best. Especially when we prepare them ourselves. This nourishing and humble bread and lentil recipe makes you feel contented and comforted. The lentils can be simmering while the bake dough is rising and baking in the oven. Trinidadian bake 500 gr. flour — for eg. a combination…

Quick & Healthy Vegetable Spirals Pesto

Cover Photo ©Ruth Nelson-Andorf  This dish takes literally less than 5 mins and is perfect for a quick and healthy meal! Especially when you’ve come home late from work, are absolutely famished and feel that you could just devour your entire fridge in one gulp. Ingredients for one portion 1/2 zucchini 1 small carrot 6…

Stop looking away

Racism, Carnism & Speciesism Cover Photo: Shutterstock The ideologies of racism, slavery and genocides were defended on the beliefs that certain ethnic groups, races and religions and nationalities were not equal to others. Buying slaves, Segregation and Mass Killings have become officially illegal and therefore not as visible and accepted as it was say 50…

Cause of death — scratched knee!

What sounds like a parent’s nightmare could soon be reality. Cover Photo: Shutterstock As a parent, you don’t allow your child access to the medicine or detergent cupboard in case he or she swallows harmful doses. By feeding our children meat and dairy products from the meat industry we are slowly but surely making our…

The Human Solution to the Jellyfish Problem

Cover Photo: Shutterstock While in the waiting room of the doctors office and flipping through some magazines, I came across a report in “Der Spiegel” — a popular german news magazine. “Leckere Plagegeister” or translated, Delicious Pests. The article was about the jellyfish overpopulation problem in our seas and oceans and discusses the suggested solution…

healthy, helpful and wise

Cover Photo: Shutterstock Healthy, helpful & wise might remind some of us of the saying “early to bed, early to rise, makes a man, healthy, wealthy and wise” … well … the phrase could go like this; “open your eyes, open your ears, make the right choices and be healthy, helpful and wise” — ok,…

Warming vegan potato vegetable pie with spicy hazelnut topping

An easy to make, delicious potato pie with regional and seasonal vegetables. Cover Photo ©Ruth Nelson-Andorf  Ok, whenever I am asked for a recipe, I always admit that I rarely use measuring equipment. So a recipe from me is usually a “throw it all in” type of experience. Believe me, this has many advantages. First…

Baking bread — home made vegan flax seed & nut bread

Homemade Bread Cover Photo ©Ruth Nelson-Andorf  Apart from knowing what is in your loaf of bread, baking our own bread can be very therapeutic and satisfying. Baking our own bread allows us to use our own ingredients and in this way get a true loaf. I did a test once and weighed fresh rolls from…

Beetroot ginger vegetable vegan soup

So quick and easy! Cover Photo ©Ruth Nelson-Andorf  I just enjoyed two (2!) bowls of this! This soup is a result of putting together some of the vegetables that I had in our fridge and in the pantry which had to be used up. Something I do as often as possible to avoid any waste….