Oatmeal raisin cookies

Oatmeal cookies veganThese cookies are wonderfully crunchy, and store really well. They’re made largely with whole grains and contain only a small amount of sugar, so they are also relatively healthy. Perfect to take as a school or work snack. Feel free to experiment with the mix-ins. For example, try them with finely chopped nuts, dried fruits […]

Tofu garlic-herb cream cheese

Vegan tofu herbed cream cheeseThis tofu-based cream cheese is a new favorite. It’s like vegan Boursin! It’s a really quick recipe too. Just wizz everything in a high speed blender or foodprocessor, dump it into a container and put it in the fridge overnight to firm up. No long fermentation or hard to find ingredients. It’s a staple in […]

Ethiopian spiced lentil pastries

Spicy lentil pastry vegan sambusaI love bringing these lentil pastries to family gatherings and work potlucks. Even avid meat eaters gobble them up and they are a good high protein option for me and my husband to eat if there are not a lot of other vegan foods to pick from. Be sure to make a big batch, because […]

Loaded nacho’s with cheese sauce

Loaded nacho's with homemade vegan cheese sauceWhen I first saw vegan cheese recipes with carrots and potatoes as the main ingredients, I was very skeptical. But then I tried some at a potluck and was blown away by how cheesy this stuff tastes! I now use it on everything, from cauliflower to lasagna, and of course on my loaded nachos. My […]

German currywurst, vegan style

Vegan currywurst bratwurst GermanThis vegan currywurst (sliced bratwurst in a curried tomato sauce) takes my mind straight to Berlin in Germany. The city has currywurst stands on almost every square and in every train station and shopping center. The last time I visited in 2019, many of those places offered a vegan option! It was lovely, and especially […]

Gluten free vegan crêpes

Gluten free vegan crêpesWe already have a traditional Dutch crêpe or pancake recipe on the site, so I wanted to show you how to make a gluten free version. The combination of rice flour, chickpea flour and buckwheat flour (or teff) creates very tasty crêpes that are fairly easy to make. They do not stick to the pan […]

Homemade oat protein bars

Homemade protein bars vegan plant-based oatDavid likes to have an energy bar to take with him for long office days, to eat as an afternoon snack so he doesn’t come home completely starved. We also like to bring some on hiking and cycling trips. Protein bars can be quite pricey, so making your own can save a lot of money. […]

Vegan orange cake, super light and moist

Vegan orange cake light and fluffyThis is one of the lightest and airiest vegan cakes I’ve ever tasted! The recipe is surprisingly easy, making it suitable for both inexperienced and seasoned bakers. Even your omni mother in law can make it with stuff from her cupboard, since no ‘special’ vegan ingredients are required. The batter is made with orange juice […]

Easy pizza toast

Vegan pizza toastWhen my husband was a kid, his family liked to eat this pizza with bread slices for the crust. It’s super easy to make and very budget friendly! We made this childhood classic again recently and we liked it so much that I’ll add it to the regular rotation. It’s super quick and easy to […]

Dutch almond letter (banketstaaf)

Vegan Dutch almond letter banketletterThis ‘banketstaaf’ or almond letter is one of my favorite Dutch holiday treats. It’s a crispy puff pastry roll stuffed with almond paste. Delicious! There’s also a version of this where the almond paste is encased in speculaas dough (similar to gingerbread and biscoff).Almond letters are traditionally eaten during the winter holiday season, especially for […]