Main Dishes

Mushroom Risotto

When it comes to rice, you basically have two choices: + you activate brown rice. That means that you have […]

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Leftover Vegetable Fried Rice

For this recipe you can use any leftover vegetables, especially peppers, zucchini, eggplant, carrots, peas or edamame. I always keep […]

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Plant-Based Moussaka

Moussaka is a casserole made by layering eggplant with a spiced meat filling topped off with a creamy bechamel sauce […]

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Sweet Potato Leek Gratin

While a diet containing a variety of fruits and vegetables is best, orange is one of the healthiest colors you […]

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Sweet Potato Gnocchi with Rainbow Chard, Thyme and Mushrooms

I usually make the gnocchi a few hours before I cook them and leave them, covered with a kitchen towel, […]

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Stuffed Eggplant

 This is a great warming fall/ winter recipe, a classical comfort food.

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South Tyrolean Red Beet Dumplings

I was determined to create whole-food plant-based dumplings after our recent visit to South Tyrol, where dumplings are a staple […]

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Soba Noodles with Creamy Avocado Sauce

Soba noodles are traditional Japanese noodles made from buckwheat flour and are therefore gluten free. Buckwheat is rich in protein, […]

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Marinated Beets

Beets are one of our favorite foods. Beets are highly nutritious root vegetables. BEETS are an amazing source of a broad range […]

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Simply Delicious Plant-Based Lentil Loaf with Cranberry Glaze

This is a great and versatile veggie loaf recipes, that you can easily change and customize using different  herbs and […]

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Seitan Strips with Mushrooms and Rosemary Potatoes

The consistency of seitan is remarkable similar to that of meat. Seitan can be seasoned and prepared in a huge […]

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Rotini Noodles With Zucchini Pesto

 This is one of our quick and easy weeknight meals. Far from fancy, but extremely tasty! Pair with a simple […]

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Roasted Root Vegetables with Roasted Red Pepper Dip

Very easy to prepare dish. Our kids love to peel and cut the veggies, we chuck them in the oven […]

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Roasted Eggplant with Couscous and Pomegranates

This dish combines a lot of different flavors and textures. The mint and the pomegranate seeds make it a very […]

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Reduced Balsamic Vinegar Glaze

 If you don’t get your hands on ready made Creme di Balsamico or don’t want to spend a fortune on […]

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Red Lentil and Sweet Potato Stew

 The brightly colored spices emit such an intense wonderful scent that makes it hard to wait for the food to […]

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Beautiful Red Cabbage Red Onion Pasta

The combination of the cabbage, red onions and pine nuts give this dish a unique color and a beautiful taste! […]

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Red Beet Patties

This is a great combination of three pinkish reddish vegetables- red beets, red beans and red onion. I always steam […]

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Creole Red Beans and Rice

This recipe dates back from our time in New Orleans- we especially liked the creole way of seasoning food although […]

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Rawlicious Sushi With Cauliflower Rice

If you are wondering how to add more raw foods to your diet and cannot seem to warm up to […]

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Raw Zucchini Noodles with Tofu Bolognese

 It is incredible how filling and wonderful “spaghetti- like” these raw zucchini noodles taste. I bought a new spiral vegetable […]

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Pureed Spinach with Potatoes & Tofu Scramble

This is a very typical Austrian dish, which I loved to eat as a kid. Of course, at that time, […]

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Potato Corn Bean Medley

This recipe is for a very basic dish, far from fancy, but everybody in our family loves it. The different […]

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Portobello Patties

These patties are a great nutritional alternative to grilled portobellos. Our children like them so much, that next time, I will […]

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Portobello Burger

 These burgers are delicious. The thick and chewy texture of the grilled portobellos gives them a nice “meaty” feeling that even […]

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Plant- Based Chili

 This chili is filling, comforting and very tasty. I like to serve it with corn chips and mashed avocados mixed […]

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Plant-Based Maki

Our son is a big sushi fan and will eat all vegetable combinations as long as no avocado is added. […]

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Pasta with Fennel, Sage and Beans

 The combination of the slightly sweet fennel, beans and sage is simply wonderful. For this recipe cut out the harder […]

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Pasta Bolognese with Tofu

 This plant based version of the original Italian Pasta Bolognese tastes so delicious that a lot of our non vegan […]

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Pan- Fried Polenta Triangles With Mushroom Medley

 For this recipe you can use all kinds of mushrooms- choose whatever is in season. make sure  the mushrooms are […]

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Our Kids Favorite Carrot Cauliflower Curry

This curry includes everything that we all love- a few delicious ingredients, healthy and tasty spices (hello turmeric!!), quick preparation and […]

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Orange Glazed Tofu with Brown Rice and Broccoli

 A really great and tasty way to eat nutrient loaded broccoli combined with whole grains and protein-calcium -and iron rich […]

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Linguine with Homemade Pesto

I have to admit, that this is one of the very few recipes in which I add a bit of […]

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Kale and Sweet Potato Pilaf

Pilaf refers to grain dishes seasoned with broth and spices. Though rice pilafs are common today, you can use any kind […]

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Kale and Snake Peas with Garlic and Lemon

Today, a friend gave me a bunch of Tuscan kale and some snake beans from her garden. I love to […]

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Italian Inspired Oven Baked Vegetables with Rice

Use whatever vegetables you can find in your fridge. This dish will always taste amazing, no matter what you add. […]

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Homemade Sweet Potato Gnocchi With Sage

 Homemade gnocchi are easy to make but are a somewhat messy task. The dough has to be slightly sticky, not […]

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High Protein Quinoa Sweet Potato Burger

These patties are super easy and fast to make as long as you have cooked quinoa on hand. Otherwise you […]

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Green Beans With Fennel and Tomatoes

Steaming is a great way to cook green beans and maintain their beautiful green color. In all cases, the beans […]

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Greek Inspired Oven Baked Vegetables With Rice

One of my favorite recipe for leftover vegetables. I was inspired by Greek friends who basically throw all kinds of […]

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Basic Basil Pesto... With Emergency Gnocchi

 Thursdays are together with Mondays my busiest days. Swim squad training starts an 6.30 for our son, then it’s dropping […]

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Fresh Borlotti Beans with Sage and Garlic

Borlotti beans are large plump beans that are pinkish-brown in colour with reddish-brown streaks. The beautiful shells of the Borlotti’s bright colored pods make a festive […]

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Curry with Lemongrass, Broccoli & Tofu

The citrus-like flavor of the lemongrass adds a unique taste to a meal. It also has amazing anti-bacterial, anti-microbial and […]

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Creamy Pasta with Red Peppers and Roasted Eggplant

Usually, especially on week nights, I am in a hurry to prepare dinner for my family and every dish has […]

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Creamy Butternut Linguine With Kale And Peas

 Instead of using heavy cream in creamy pasta recipes I found that pureed vegetables, either raw or cooked, create the […]

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Creamy Brown Rice Pumpkin Risotto

 I love Italian cuisine, and one of my favorite dishes is Risotto. What I love about making risotto is it […]

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Corn With Fresh Dill

The fresh dill tastes great in combination with the corn and adds a little twist to the corn. Adding flaxseed oil […]

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Coconut Rice with Peas, Herbs and Sweet Tofu

This is a very flavorful dish that is very easy to prepare. The rice will cook in the oven while […]

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Coconut Chickpea Curry

A couple of my colleagues are from India and love to share their way of cooking with me. I am […]

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Chickpea Flour Crepes With Mushroom, Spinach& Cashews

Crepes are very thin pancakes that originated in France. These crepes are savory and satisfying and are packed with protein. […]

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Cannellini Beans with Sage and Tomatoes

This is my mother’s favorite recipe. It is so flavorful yet so simple and quick to prepare. It’s one of […]

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Best Plant- Based Tacos Ever

This is such a truly dish that I serve almost once a week- it’s either tortilla night or pizza night on Fridays. […]

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Ben's Favorite DIY Whole- Wheat Pizza

Our son’s favorite pizza is- typical for a 9 year old boy- plain thin crust cheese pizza. Slight problem: we […]

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Barley Mushroom Risotto

 Whole grain barley is a great substitute for rice and and works really well as a risotto. It is a […]

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Baked Sweet Potatoes with Coconut Spinach and Lemony Chickpeas

This recipe combines one of my favorite foods- sweet potatoes- and one of my daughter’s favorite foods- chickpeas- in one […]

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Avocado Chickpea Burger

Each of us has a preference how to fill our burger: My husband uses buffalo style tabasco sauce in his […]

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Austrian Lentil "Gröstl"

A “Tiroler Gröstl” is one of the hearty favorites from the skiing and hiking region of Tirol, the western part […]

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Arepas With Guacamole and Black Beans

Arepas are one the most popular foods in Venezuela and Colombia. They’re served in almost every home and are the equivalent […]

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Austrian Lentil "Gröstl"

A “Tiroler Gröstl” is one of the hearty favorites from the skiing and hiking region of Tirol, the western part […]

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