Author: Pinar

Breezy Kale Salad

Once in a while, it’s nice to have a delicious, ┬ánutritious salad for dinner. I like to close the day with a meal full of nutrition that is easy to digest especially if I have a rather big lunch. This vegan kale salad is very fulfilling and, needless to say, full of key nutrients. Its Read More …

Tahini & Peanut Butter Cookies

The Holiday baking is still on, especially when it’s cold and snowy outside. For this year’s final baking adventure, I picked cookies flavored with tahini and peanut butter. The best thing about them is the way they melt in your mouth. They are very soft and tasty. Would be a perfect pair for an afternoon Read More …

Almond Butter Cocoa Bites

Today, I’m going to share a very easy recipe that will satisfy the dessert craving. As usual, it doesn’t involve any refined sugar, flour or baking. It takes a few minutes to prepare it. The most difficult part is waiting for it to set in the freezer for a couple hours ­čÖé I love adding Read More …

Roasted Brussels Sprouts

Hi All, I love brussels sprouts. They are rich in nutrients, especially in Vitamin C & K, also a good source of Omega 3, folate, fiber and potassium. The oven roasted recipe is very practical and very tasty. I like roasted vegetables a lot, especially as snacks. We take them to the beach with us Read More …

Chickpeas with Rice

Hi All, We all know how wonderfully nutritious the chickpeas are. They are full of protein and are an essential part of my vegan diet. In the Middle Eastern culture, it’s common to serve the chickpeas with rice. I love this combo a lot for dinner. I cook the chickpeas the Mediterranean style, with olive Read More …

Kale & Chickpeas Salad

Hi All, I have a nutritious and delicious salad recipe today, that’s very summery and very fulfilling. Here are the ingredients: – 2.5 cups kale – 1/4 can chickpeas – 2/3 cup red cabbage – 3 green onions – 1 avocado – 1 cup flat parsley – 1/3 cup fresh mint – 1 yellow squash Read More …

Chocolate Cheesecake

Hi All, I had a crazy chocolate craving this Memorial Day and since the weather has been cloudy and rainy, we decided to spend the day at home. So, I had the opportunity to satisfy my craving by making a chocolate cheesecake. It’s unbaked and flour-less. These days, I’m into making raw desserts with no Read More …

My 1 Day Smoothie/Juice Challenge

Have you watched the documentary “Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead”? In case you haven’t, it’s about the journey of an Australian men who is obese with many body dysfunctions. He comes to US and does a 60 day juice challenge and travels the country. Yes, for 60 days, he eats nothing but fresh veggie & Read More …