FESTIVE CAKE

For the cake: 1 ½ cups whole flour (200 gr) 1 ½ cups white flour (200 gr) 1 ½ cups coconut sugar (200 gr) ½ cup vegetable oil (100 ml) 1 cup ground nuts (200 gr) 3-4 oranges 1 tablespoon baking powder (10 gr) 1 teaspoon baking soda ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg…

VEGAN BURRITOS

1 large onion 4 garlic cloves 2 celery sticks 1 red pepper chopped 300 grams of minced tofu, or minced vegan meat 1 ½  cup tomatoes passata 1 teaspoon dry basil 1 teaspoon dry oregano 1 teaspoon dry thyme ½ teaspoon sweet paprika ½ teaspoon smoked paprika 1 tablespoon dark soy sauce 1 tablespoon vegan…

VEGAN ROASTED TOMATOES AND PEPPERS SOUP

I’m starting my post by apologizing for my long absence from the virtual world. I needed time to search and think for new recipes. It was a long-awaited and planned vacation. Unfortunately, just when I got home I realized I could make a series of what I ate on my vacation. For the next escapade,…

ROASTED CABBAGE STEW

This stewed cabbage is one of my favorite dishes, I just can’t get enough. It is definitely one of my favorite veggies. Every Romanian person out there knows this dish, I am sure of that, it is one of those staples of Romanian cooking. This is so easy to make, anybody can do it, is not…

SUMMER CABBAGE SOUP

This is a traditional Romanian dish in summer times. Is an easy recipe, absolutely delicious and, I have to say, very healthy, and reminds me of the holidays spent in the country in childhood. Then I liked little food, but cabbage soup was one of them. It is even better in the hot days, when you…

VEGAN EGGPLANT SALAD

I love summer, I love it for the abundance of vegetables in the farmer’s market, for the smell of food in every house. There is no summer without the smell of burned coal. Without the smell of baked eggplant on the grill. There is no summer without tomato salad and eggplant salad. This is a…

VEGAN PUMPKIN CINNAMON ROLLS

Since I was a little girl, I liked pumpkin pie. Here in Romania, they are made like the German apple strudel, but with pumpkin. There is something in the combination of sweet pumpkin and cinnamon, which warm my soul and make me go back in time to childhood. I had the cravings of two cakes,…

VEGAN GNOCCHI WITH VEGETABLES

INGREDIENTS: 1 cup gnocchi 1 cup beet greens (you can use any greens you have or prefer) ¼ cup green onions (only white part) ¼ cup mixed bell pepper 1 garlic clove ½ cup mini Roma tamatoes ½ teaspoon dry basil ½ teaspoon dry thyme 1 teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon pepper 2 tablespoon oil First,…

VEGAN GNOCCHI WITH CARROT GREENS PESTO

  INGREDIENTS: 1 cup vegan gnocchi 2 cups carrot greens 1/3 cup walnuts (any nuts you have or want, will do just fine) ¼ cup olive oil ¼ cup hemp seeds oil 1 teaspoon salt 1 tablespoon nutritional yeast 1 garlic clove   First, cook the gnocchi in a large pan of salted boiling water…

VEGAN GNOCCHI WITH TOMATOES PASSATA

  INGREDIENTS: 1 cup vegan gnocchi 1 cup tomato passata 1 garlic clove minced 1 Tablespoon olive oil ½ teaspoon dry basil ½ teaspoon dry thyme ½ teaspoon salt ¼ teaspoon black pepper ½ teaspoon sugar ¼ cup water from cooked gnocchi   First, cook the gnocchi in a large pan of salted boiling water…

VEGAN SCRAMBLED TOFU WRAP

INGREDIENTS: 200 gr plain tofu (1 cup) 1 teaspoon turmeric powder 1/2 teaspoon black salt (kala namak) 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon paprika 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 cup soy milk or almond milk 1 tablespoon coconut oil 1/2 cup green onion chopped 1/4 cup chopped red, green, yellow bell pepper…

VEGAN ALMOND CREAM CHEESE

INGREDIENTS: 1 cup almond without skin (dehydrated) 2 cups of water 1 cup of almond milk 1/2 cup of melted coconut oil 1 tablespoon apple cider vinegar The juice from a lemon 1/2 teaspoon of nutritional yeast 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon of agar powder First of all you have to rehydrate the almonds, I put…