December 11, 2019

Welcome to Day 11 of the Stress Less Holiday Advent Calendar. Today we are going to cook together to nourish your body from the inside out. I know this is a busy time and cooking nourishing food often gets neglected. The easiest thing you can do is to make the same or...

November 19, 2019

Yes, that little number is a 4 on the side. I can't believe Baby Zand is already 4 years old!!! Where has the time gone? I can tell you where: to endless hours of cuddles in the middle of the night, time spent in the kitchen together making energy balls (thes...

October 1, 2019

I have thought really long and hard about releasing this recipe, because kohlrabi is a very unique German vegetable, and can be difficult to find in other places. However, I have seen it pop up on more and more menus around the world, and if you are lucky enough to liv...

August 27, 2019

Ok, let me be frank, I use the word tapenade very loosely here. Usually tapenade is made with black olives and capers, and processed into a smooth paste with olive oil. I leave this one much chunkier, add garlic, chili, and herbs, and most importantly - I used green ol...

August 20, 2019

A couple of weeks ago on Instagram I shared how we were making chocolate mousse with aquafaba. No one knew that aquafaba was, and how it turned into chocolate mousse. Get ready, because this will surprise you! It is the liquid you drain away from canned chickpeas. I kn...

August 13, 2019

Summer days are still here, and with it the need for cooling foods that are super easy to prepare. Let me introduce you to my newest obsession: this creamy, chilled cucumber avocado soup. It's sooooo good. The texture is dreamy, exactly what you would expect from a cre...

July 16, 2019

Living in Asia means that I have come across some fun veggies and fruits over time. Buddha's hand is a citrus fruit, that is shaped more like a claw than an actual hand. Dragonfruit is still by far the most beautiful fruit to me. And then there is bitter melon, which h...

July 9, 2019

My first potatoes are coming out of my veggie garden, and that makes me soooo happy. Even though there are never enough for a full meal, the few that I get to add to a dish like this make all the difference. To me our veggie garden is not about feeding our entire famil...

April 16, 2019

Easter is almost here, so it's time for yummy carrot cake. Even though carrot cake sounds healthy - carrots are a vegetable after all, right? - most are filled with processed vegetable oils, refined sugar, and gut inflaming flours. And as you may know by now, I set out...

March 18, 2019

Persian New Year is here again! As you can see, I am clearly more obsessed with making sweets healthier with a touch of Persian New Year flavors such as cardamom and rose. In the last two years I've made cookies and chocolate. This year I made a Persian New Year inspir...

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