was successfully added to your cart.

All Posts By

jessajayi

BlogDIY
January 22, 2018

Easy Homemade Felted Wool Dryer Balls * Eco Friendly

I was looking through my project box, thinking of what to do with those wool felt scraps, when I remembered making some easy homemade felted wool dryer balls some years ago. I grabbed an old cashmere sweater (that wasn't my size anymore) and went to make this project with the kids. Re-Purposing is FUN I don't like waste. Period. I…
Read More
Recipes
January 18, 2018

Scrumptious Leek & Mushroom Stir Fry

Growing up in Germany, I was used to eating at least 50+ different foods a day. As Westerners, we love to come up with all kinds of food recipes and combinations, often having the longest ingredients lists. But more is not always better! This scrumptious Leek & Mushroom Stir Fry recipe proves how beautiful simplicity in meal preparation can be.…
Read More
Recipes
January 18, 2018

Easy Vegetable Broth Recipe

Going more and more simple with our lifestyle as well as what we are eating, we are on a quest, to eliminate all packaged/ processed foods from our diet. Among our last strong holds is our beloved Vegetable Broth. I started making our own and am determined, not to buy one again. Why make your own Vegetable Broth?   Kiersten…
Read More
Recipes
January 15, 2018

Vegan Kale Ships * Great for Kids

Lacinto Kale is among our favorite Kale variations. It's so tasty and nourishing! My kids love to eat the leaves as they are or filled with salad or avocado spread, turned into "Vegan Kale Ships". Kale - One of the World's Healthiest Foods According to The World's Healthiest Foods, another website I truly love and find super informative, kale is…
Read More
Recipes
January 15, 2018

Butternut Squash Juice * Vitamin A Bomb and So Delish!!

Trying to eat as much seasonal as possible, one cannot omit the winter squashes during the cold season here in Texas. Though we love using them in our lentil dishes, or roast them with a sprinkle of salt, we are also totally obsessed with this Butternut Squash Juice recipe I discovered "by accident" a couple of years back Butternut Squash…
Read More
DIYRecipes
November 28, 2017

Eating Acorns – How to make Acorn Meal, Flour and Coffee!

Fall is Acorn season - and that not only for the squirrels! We have been eating acorns for 4 years now and love them! They are a great source of carbohydrates, protein and fat, they are readily available, free of charge, organic and useful in many recipes. All acorns are edible Acorns are a great source of carbohydrates, protein, and fat…
Read More
Recipes
November 21, 2017

8 Fat Free Vegan Thanksgiving Recipes

With every form of restrictive diet (or as I prefer to call it: healthy plant-based lifestyle) holiday season is the biggest challenge. What do we eat? How can we replace our former favorite meals and treats? Will the holidays still be the same? We personally are foodwise very flexible and don't really have particular meals attached to particular holidays (YAY!…
Read More
Recipes
October 29, 2017

4 Ingredient Pumpkin Hummus

It's a beautiful morning and I want to make something fast and nourishing for us. We have some left-over cooked pumpkin and some garbanzo beans. Yes! Let's make Pumpkin Hummus! Hummus is awesome made with so many veggies, why now pumpkin?! This was so good and so satisfying, it always blows my mind how easy it can be to make…
Read More
Recipes
October 4, 2017

Baked Squash – My Recipe and What New Varieties we Tried

Baked squash and pumpkin are some of our favorite food to eat. At least four of these nutrient dense veggies end up in our shopping cart every week. This time, we decided to dare and try some new ones we had never tried before. Trying new foods is part of our existence Ever since I was little, I have loved…
Read More
Recipes
August 7, 2017

Vegan Cherry Ice Cream – Sugar Free and Insanely Good!

It's finally cherry season again! And this morning we decided to make some Vegan Cherry Ice Cream. It's the first time we made this, but I wonder why we haven't before! It's insanely good! I'm serious!!   Cherries are one of my favorite fruits to eat! I remember living in Stuttgart Germany where lots of people have cherry trees. During…
Read More
Homeschooling
July 28, 2017

Best Homemade Soap Bubble Recipe

Yes, we live in the technology age, but bubbles are never out! With four kids in the house I could not get around making our own soap bubble recipe to refill containers and of course - to make super bubbles to chase after :) What fun times! After trying different recipes I found online, I found the following The Best…
Read More
Homeschooling
July 17, 2017

Easy DIY Chalk Paint (Washable)

I was busy cooking today, while the kids were playing on the balcony. When I came outside to check on them the entire balcony was pink! My kids discovered how to make chalk paint. Making Chalk Paint Is super easy! All you need is chalk and water. Pulverize your chalk by either crushing it (my kids have the greatest fun…
Read More
Recipes
July 10, 2017

Muffies – Fluffy Cookies! Oh my Goodness these are GOOD!! (Plant Based Recipe)

Have you ever wondered if there is such a thing as a muffini cookie? Fluffy and light, yet handy, chewy and just cookie delicious? YUP, there is! I just made some. And I decided to name them Muffies. Muffies - the new Cookies! Let's face it: we always want something NEW! Have we not eaten enough sweet, dry and crunchy (or…
Read More
Recipes
July 6, 2017

3 Ingredient Vegan Pineapple Ice Cream

Summer in or close to the Tropics has to include pineapples! Today I made this wonderfully easy and super delicious 3 ingredient Vegan Pineapple Ice Cream. When buying pineapples, it's important to buy ripe fruits. Make sure you live close to or in the Tropics, where these yummy fruits grow. Unripe pineapples don't really taste good and they can make…
Read More
Recipes
July 4, 2017

Real Baby Food – Start with Sweet Potato (incl. Recipe)

Miriam turned 5 months this past weekend and we are ready to start tasting something else other than breastmilk. So, today I cooked up some delicious (and super easy to make) sweet potato baby food. If you are following me on YouTube, social media or my blog, you know that I love really simple recipes. This includes plant based foods,…
Read More
Recipes
June 19, 2017

Mango Butter – Sugar Free, Delicious Vegan Summer Recipe

I just finished recording and editing our new video on "What we eat in a day". In it I share how we make our favorite mango butter for breakfast. This recipe is so easy to make, yet so delicious - I know you will thank me for it!   Mango Butter is Creamy, fruity, sweet, exotic, nourishing and just incredible…
Read More