Where to Find Awesome Vegan Pizza in London

Fear no more, I am here to help you discover the best vegan pizza places in London. This list is updated constantly. I tried to keep this on the down-low, but I LOVE PIZZA! I think few people don’t. Did you know that pizza is actually a pretty balanced meal when chosen with fresh, simple…

Sunday Brunch at Ethos Restaurant

After a week of events, networking and good food, the weekend ended on a high! I was invited to attend a special brunch at Ethos restaurant in Oxford Circus, organised in collaboration with More than Carrots, to have a taste of their new brunch menu. Before I go into the story and the wonderful menu,…

5-Ingredient Rhubarb and Apple Crumble

Now that the cinnamon season is here, I can get away with using it in all my food. I’m not even joking, I put in in tomato sauce, curries, dips, coffee, everywhere! And this time, I generously dusted it over a delicious rhubarb and apple crumble I made this weekend. Few desserts are easier than…

3 Key Reasons to Choose Organic Products

Organic is not fancy. It’s not just for the wealthy either. I grew up on a farm where my family grew their crops organically in an attempt to save money, not to waste it. So this is what I learned first hand from my father and grandfather, who have been growing crops for over 60…

What You Need to Know When Going Vegan

Should you consider going vegan? There’s a lot of confusion in everyone’s mind today about what lifestyle to lead. Therefore it’s hard to know what to eat and not to eat, whether fats are the enemy or sugar is, what causes cancer and what prevents it. There’s no right or wrong answer, or at least…

How to: Vegan Sunday Pancakes

I made it a mission to turn my Sundays into pancake Sundays. And until recently, I didn’t know how to make vegan pancakes, can you believe it? I tried it once a few years ago (missing some key ingredients!) and it was a sticky mess. Literally. They stuck to the pan, burned and tasted like…

Garden Vegetables Pasta Bake

DELICIOUS AND FRESH PASTA RECIPE As a foodie, I get such a kick out of discovering new ingredients and experimenting in the kitchen. My main passion is for plants, as you know! I recently created a series of recipes for Orwell Health, using their soybean pasta.  You need to try this vegetables pasta bake recipe…

5-Step Simple Pea Stew

This dish is a family favourite back in Romania where I’m originally from. My mom used to make pea stew regularly and although so simple, this stew packs so much flavour, goodness and…memories. I never thought about peas’ health benefits, but let me hit you with some facts found on the Real Food For Life…

Fig and orange vegan chocolate tarts

Ok. I’m never going back to traditional chocolate desserts now that I have made the ultimate vegan treat. You probably don’t believe me, but wait till you try this!I made this recipe simple-stupid, so that you have no excuse. Plus, it takes less than 30 mins to make it. Yes, prep time included. I know,…

My Weekly Shopping List

I’m a serial list maker. I just think life is much better in bullet points and tick marks. Before you judge me, my OCD might come in handy for some of you. So here’s what my weekly grocery list looks like for a rich, plant-based diet. I’ve included my regular items, not the variations: Fresh…

The Nicecream Craze and How to Make Some

What is nicecream you ask? A frozen banana-based dessert. It’s dairy, egg and sugar free – except for, of course, the naturally occurring sugars and whatever topping you choose to adorn it with.

Vegan Sweet Potato and Asparagus Risotto

Another day, another awesome vegan remake of a classical dish. This vegan sweet potato risotto is perhaps an intermediate level type of dish, only because it requires patience and lots of loving stirring. But the flavours and consistency are lush! This was my first attempt and turned out perfect. So I encourage you to try…