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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…
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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!…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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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,…
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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…
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DIY
June 12, 2017

Loofah – Echological and Natural Sponge for Body Care and Cleaning

Paul grew up totally self-sufficient and it's amazing to hear all the different things they used - provided by nature. The loofah sponge is just one example. We have been using it in our home for many years now. It's efficient, natural, easy to handle and can be composted when old.   We first re-discovered the Loofah when I was…
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June 6, 2017

Vegan Pizza Crust – Chewy, Crunchy, Nourishing, Delish!

Both Paul and I have actually travelled to and lived in Italy – the birth place of true Pizza! Making it is not only an art, but also a creative expression. Love is needed, and of course, patience (while the dough is rising – for true pizza is made with yeast!). Choosing good quality ingredients to make any vegan pizza…
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April 25, 2017

How to make your own Castile Coconut Shampoo – organic, gentle, safe for kids

I have been making our own body, skin and hair care products now for about seven years. From simple to complicated, I've tried everything. Here is a wonderful and super easy recipe for a super nourishing Coconut Shampoo. Castile Coconut Shampoo The castile soap is a very mild cleanser and the coconut milk is super nourishing, leaving your hair silky…
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April 24, 2017

Healthy Green Flatbread – Awesome way to get your kids to eat more greens!

Like all kids, sometimes mine don't just feel like eating greens. No Problem! I just add the greens to whatever he likes - today it's green flatbread! My little three year old is on and off going through phases of rejecting certain foods. He sets his mind on what he wants to eat and does not want to be persuaded to eat…
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April 14, 2017

Raw Sugar Free Strawberry Jam

Kicking processed sugar and any refined substitudes out of our life, finding a way to make homemade jam was a real challenge! Here is a recipe that works really well for all ripe berries - raw sugar free strawberry jam. It's super easy to make and takes about 15 seconds :). For best results, make this the day before (or…
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