5 Awesome Weekday Vegan Breakfast Ideas

I enjoy a balanced lifestyle of healthy, nutritious meals with a side of indulgent treats. Whatever I eat – I try to make it appealing, fun and super flavoursome.

Traditional Romanian Cabbage Rolls (Sarmale)

Quite a few of you asked me on Instagram to share my mom’s vegan ‘Sarmale’ recipe, aka stuffed cabbage rolls. Whilst this dish exists traditionally in other Eastern European and Middle Eastern countries, it is definitely one of the most popular here in Romania. It’s usually made with meat, but mastering a delicious vegan version…

Make Your Own Almond Milk

It may seem like a mysterious process that only the most versed plant-eaters can master, but making your own almond milk at home is easier than making toast. Here’s the basics so you can never have to think twice about putting your nuts to good use and spend less money on store-bought versions. What do…

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…

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,…

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.

Creamy mushroom and asparagus vegan pasta

A new world is upon me! I discovered cashew-based sauces and nothing will ever be the same. Was I sceptical about this? Yes. Was I proven wrong by how good, deliciously creamy and cheese-like┬áthe sauce turned out? 100%. Without further ado, here’s how to turn your ‘cheesy’ dreams into a vegan reality. Ingredients Your favourite…

Make Meat a Treat, I Dare You!

WHY EAT LESS MEAT Some of you would’ve noticed on my Instagram account (@mariasnaturalkitchen) that I have a clear preference for plantbased meals. I love fruit and vegetables, I am fascinated by spices and herbs and clean eating is a way of life for me. If you want to eat less meat, continue reading this…