#Challenge22 is done! Lessons learned and a list of my favorite recipes so far

#Challenge22 is done! Lessons learned and a list of my favorite recipes so far

Today is a good day. I’m celebrating finishing Challenge22 – eating vegan for 22 days. Yay! It has been an amazing journey (like the last time) – but this time I’m never going back. Once again, my skin problems (a weird allergy to something still unknown) has disappeared and I no longer take antihistamine every [...]

Cacao-banana pancakes with peaches and maple syrup

Cacao-banana pancakes with peaches and maple syrup

Up for something sweet? Try these delicious cacao-banana pancakes. πŸ™‚ Not too unhealthy either!   Ingredients 1 mashed banana 3/4 cup (95 g) whole wheat flour 2 tablespoon cacao powder 1/2 cup (125 ml) almond milk 1/4 cup (60) ml water 2 tablespoon coconut sugar 1 tablespoon baking powder Olive oil for frying Maple syrup, [...]

#Challenge22 – Day 17 + 18 + 19 (A tasty tomato disaster)

#Challenge22 – Day 17 + 18 + 19 (A tasty tomato disaster)

I have never tried blending a soup before. Blending a hot soup apparently does not sit well with a Brazilian blender (thought they liked it hot?). Well, turned out to be a hot tomato mess in my kitchen. I experimented with a vegan tomato soup recipe that turned out amazing, but I needed to blend [...]

#Challenge22 – Day 15 + 16 (who to follow for inspiration and a tasty chickpea burger)

#Challenge22 – Day 15 + 16 (who to follow for inspiration and a tasty chickpea burger)

To eat vegan is often associated with a very healthy diet because of all the veggies and stuff. But you can actually eat real unhealthy as a vegan. If you eat too one sided – or end up only ordering fries because everything else on the menu contains either meat or dairy (…yes I have [...]

#Challenge22 – Day 13 + 14 (two weeks and one cheese problem down)

#Challenge22 – Day 13 + 14 (two weeks and one cheese problem down)

The second week of challenge22 is done. And even though I buy a lot of food - because I'm experimenting more than usual with recipes - I don't spend that much money. When you have the basic vegan ingredients in your pantry, stocking up on veggies is cheap. Even when you buy everything organic. That [...]

#Challenge22 – Day 11 + 12 (veganism and working out)

#Challenge22 – Day 11 + 12 (veganism and working out)

This week I got back to a solid routine at the gym. Many wonder if working out and veganism is a good match (some think that vegans don’t get enough protein). So I’m going to touch upon that subject from my personal perspective and what I believe. Working out is a consistent part of my [...]