Sides and Soups

#EssentialRecipe => Plant Based Parmesan

This is such a tasty way to replace parmesan cheese. If you blend it to precisely your favorite texture (it will take a couple of times) the texture is wonderful and the crunchiness is remarkably satisfying. And as usual, it seems impossible to find a store bought replacement that taste decent and has a clean ingredient list. Luckily, you can keep it in the fridge for quite sometime. I have kept mine for close to a month so far and it was perfectly good. 

Ingredients:

-3/4 Cup raw cashews

-3 Tbsp nutritional yeast

-1tsp flaky sea salt

-1/4 garlic powder

 

Method:

Mix all...


#EssentialRecipe => Cashew Yogurt

I posted about how to make your own coconut yogurt a couple of weeks ago and I have been enjoying the result, but coconut has such a precise and strong taste that I was craving something a bit more neutral. Either to eat with oatmeal and fruit or to make sauces and dressing out of it. This cashew yogurt is absolutely perfect for that. The texture is like greek yogurt, but with a subtle taste that doesn't overpower.

Ingredients:

-2 Cups cashews soaked overnight and drained

-1 1/4 Cups filtered water

-Small pinch of sea...


#EssentialRecipe => Plant Based Egg Replacement

These are two great egg replacement for baking.

This recipe is for 1 egg, double if you need 2, etc. Chia seeds make a stickier result so keep that in mind when deciding to use flaxseed meal or chia seeds. Perfect for waffles, cookies, crêpes, etc.

 

Ingredients:

1 Tbsp flaxseed meal or chia seeds

-2 1/2 Tbsp room temperature filtered water

 

Method:

Place your flaxseed meal or chia seeds in a small glass dish. 

Pour the water on top.

Stir well.

Let's sit for about 5 minutes. The chia seed...


#EssentialRecipe => Coconut Yogurt

Turns out making your own coconut yogurt at home couldn't be simpler! We have made 3 batches so far and here is how we arrived at the tastiest and richest version. So thick, it had a similar texture to greek yoghurt. 

 

Ingredients:

1 Can of coconut cream

2 Probiotic capsules of 50 billion each

 

Method:

Shake your coconut cream can very well and empty in a glass or ceramic container.

Empty the probiotic capsules on top and mix with a wooden spoon. You will have to push and squeeze the powder on the side of...


#EssentialRecipe => Dukkah

We discovered Dukkah recently via Athena Calderone and it is quickly becoming indispensable! Absolutely simple to make and the best part is that you can always have a jar of it around.

Ingredients:

-2/3 Cup skinned hazelnuts

-1/2 Cup black sesame seeds (you can use regular)

-2 Tbsp coriander seeds

-2 Tbsp cumin seeds

-2 tsp freshly ground black pepper

-1tsp flaked sea salt

 

Method:

Preheat the oven at 350.

Roast the hazelnut on a baking tray for 3 or 4 minutes giving them a stir halfway.

In a food processor, processed the hazelnuts until coarsely chopped...