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Salt, Sugar, Fat

Salt, Sugar, Fat

Michael Moss is a New York Time Pulitzer prize awarded investigative journalist. In this book, he is on the path of opening our eyes to the strategies of processed food industry. Backed by meticulous, well-documented research, book opens our eyes to the fact that processed […]

Food choices

Food choices

We are always on the lookout for great food documentaries. This is one of those that will make you rethink everything you know about food and health and will inspire you to make changes in your own life by switching to plant-based diet. It was […]

Our pantry

Our pantry

When you become interested in the plant-based diet, you will surely run into a couple of main concerns that everybody runs into when they start: scarcity of choice(What will I eat now when there is no meat, no dairy, no wheat. What’s left!?), inability of […]

Flours

Flours

Chickpea flour – Great for gluten-free baking. It has a high amount of protein and it makes tasty plant-based scrambled eggs (our favorite). It is also great to coat vegetables for pakoras or to make flatbreads. Rice flour – Flour made by milling white or brown […]

Beans

Beans

Chickpeas are one of the staple foods in our pantry. We use them for beautiful colorful hummus varieties with peppers and beetroot or plain classic hummus. They are great for delicious dhals or salads. Chickpeas are part of the diet of some of the healthiest […]

Grains

Grains

Millet is so versatile, it can be used in main dishes and desserts. It has a delicate nutty flavor and, depending on how it is cooked, a texture that can be crunchy or soft. It is great for salads, risotto, but we also use it […]

Nuts and seeds

Nuts and seeds

Flax seeds are one of the greatest plant sources of Omega-3 fatty acids.They help you improve digestion, give you clear skin, lower cholesterol, reduce sugar cravings, balance hormones, fight cancer and promote weight loss… We recommend ground over whole flaxseed because the ground form is […]

Oils and vinegars

Oils and vinegars

Oils Coconut oil used to have a bad reputation because it contains saturated fat. But new studies are showing that saturated fats are mostly harmless. Also, coconut oil contains medium-chain fatty acids (different from meat) which are metabolized differently. Some of the health benefits of coconut […]

Fermented foods and condiments

Fermented foods and condiments

Fermented foods Non-Dairy Yogurt – Coconut yogurt is an excellent way to get a dairy-free source of probiotics. Sauerkraut is cabbage that has been fermented by various lactic acid bacteria. Sauerkraut’s live and active probiotics have beneficial effects on the health of our digestive tract. It has […]

Fruits and vegetables

Fruits and vegetables

Frozen fruits and vegetables Raspberries contain more vitamin C than oranges, are super high in fiber, low in calories and supply you with a good dose of folic acid.You should eat them fresh whenever you can, but if in need, buy frozen ones. Blueberries have […]

Superfoods 

Superfoods 

Matcha powder is a finely ground powder of specially grown and processed green tea. It is used as a natural food coloring and can give your desserts and dishes a wonderful green color. Maqui powder is made from maqui berries which contain more antioxidants than […]

Herbs and spices

Herbs and spices

Basil – For us, this is a must-have in our kitchen. It goes well with other herbs, like rosemary or oregano. It is great for making pestos or as a part of a pizza topping. Oregano – One of the most important herbs in Mediterranian […]

Cacao products

Cacao products

Cacao powder is made by finely grounding cacao beans. It is an excellent source of monounsaturated fats, cholesterol-free saturated fats, vitamins, minerals, fiber, natural carbohydrates, and protein. But like with all the other foods, use it in moderation. Cacao butter is white in color and has a […]

Sweeteners

Sweeteners

Agave nectar is made from the Agave tequiliana plant. It is about 1 1/2 times sweeter than regular sugar. It is said to be manufactured using a highly processed procedure that basically strips the naturally occurring agave juice of all nutritional value. Since we have limited research done […]

Other products

Other products

Coconut milk and coconut cream are made by boiling the coconut meat with water. The difference between milk and cream is in the concentration and consistency. Coconut milk has the liquid consistency of cow’s milk and is made from simmering one part shredded coconut in one […]