Easy Almond Tahini Cookies (Gluten-Free & Vegan)

almond tahini cookies

Imagine your perfect chewy cookies – they are deliciously sweet, soft and have a rich chocolate crunch. They don’t ask for a big hassle in the kitchen. Only 15 minutes and they’re done – freshly baked and sitting on your kitchen’s table. And a big side benefit? They’re vegan, gluten-free and are made from wholesome ingredients. So today I’m sharing one of my favorite cookie recipes so far – almond tahini cookies.

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Nourishing Barley Minestrone Soup + A Tool That Every Cook Needs

barley minestrone soup

Are you a lazy cook? I have to confess that I am. A big one. Quick & easy – that’s how I like things in the kitchen. Simple recipes that don’t ask for too many steps, mostly conventional ingredients and quick prep work. But little did I know how much time (and effort!) I can save with a tool that you can find in every kitchen – a high-quality knife. So today we’ll have a pep talk about knives. And in the end, I’ll share a delicious & nourishing vegan barley minestrone soup recipe (that involves a lot of chopping, of course!).

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Easy Vegan Sour Cream

vegan sour cream

When you’re switching to a vegan diet, there might be a struggle to recreate your favorite non-vegan pantry essentials into a plant-based version. Things like vegan cheese, rich sauces, yogurt, vegan sour cream and others can sometimes be found at a store but it’s still rare that you can buy wholesome (and delicious!) vegan condiments. So you have to figure out how to make them yourself!

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Lentil Salad With Crunchy Veggies & Herbs

lentil salad

Fresh, nourishing & crunchy – this late summer lentil salad is a healthy and easy dish that fills you up more than just a regular salad. Lentils, which are high in plant protein, are satisfying and nutritious. But the late August zucchinis, corn, greens, herbs, capers and lingonberries all create a tasty combo and add crispiness. The tangy dressing gives this salad the final flavor bomb. Yum!

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