Homemade Peanut Butter (and PB-filled Medjoul Dates)

Who else loves peanut butter? Actually, almost everyone I know does. So why not getting even closer in your relationship with peanut butter by making your own!? I have been asking myself this question and I really could not think of a reason for not to make my own peanut butter instead of buying it; it is cheaper to make it on my own, I can vary the amount of salt and the duration of the roasting process, and I…

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Sweet Vegan Easter Treats (refined sugar free)

Easter is just around the corner and as usual I am sharing my sweet vegan Easter treats recipes on the very last minute. I am just not good these days at preparing posts in advance. Anyway! So I had planned a whole bunch of yummy stuff for Easter this year. Actually, my nephews will spend the weekend with us and we will all celebrate Easter together. Of course I want to make sure that they will not miss any non-vegan…

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Red Lentil Pesto Spread (vegan and oil free)

Today I want to share a recipe for one of my favorite sandwich spreads – one that you can also eat with pasta, potatoes, rice or what so ever. It is the perfect all-for-one spread. It is super easy to make this pesto spread and you only need a few ingredients. Even though it contains cashews, it is still very low in fat compared to any other pesto or bread spread (which usually contains tons of oil). Because of the…

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Last Minute Valentine’s DIY: Homemade Chocolate (Vegan & Refined Sugar Free)

It is almost Valentine’s Day and even though I am not celebrating it, and actually never did, I think it is a great excuse to make some homemade chocolate! As most of you know, I do not really eat any processed foods and hence, not really any storebought chocolate. There are few exceptions which are really high quality and awesomly good but I hardly ever spend money on those – because I can get even better chocolate for a lower…

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How to Survive a German Winter Part 4: The Really Hot Hot Chocolate

Here we go for number 4 of my “how to survive a German winter” series. The last post was more about how to keep warm from the outside, with the right materials and layers. This one again is how to get HOT from the inside. I am sharing my alltime favorite super spicy hot chocolate recipe with you. This hot chocolate is not only super yummy and will keep you warm; it is also really really healthy! No refined sugar,…

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