Vegetable Stock Powder

Homemade vegetable stock powder in a jar

This diy vegetable stock is in powder form (ergo a powdered vegetable stock), therefore it takes up little space and keeps forever. Plus it is made from leftovers and therefore costs exactly nothing. You can also customize it according to your wishes and needs. What you won’t find as an ingredient are sugar, additives, flavor enhancers, or glutamate – it’s all natural, healthy, vegan (vegetarian), organic (if you like), and gluten-free. Let me show you how easy and rewarding it is to make your own zero-food-waste vegetable stock powder from frozen scraps.

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Vanillekipferl (Vanilla Crescent Cookies)

Vanillekipferl - Austrian Vanilla Crescent Cookies

I think there is no Austrian that never ate vanillekipferl (crescent cookies with almonds and vanilla) and who doesn’t like them. These half-moon-shaped vegan Christmas cookies are beyond delicious and very traditional over here. December and vanillekipferl actually go hand in hand. Even though the recipe itself is very easy, there are a few things to consider. In this post, I am sharing with you all the simple tricks you need to know, to bake the best vanillekipferl. The result is nicely soft, that they almost melt in your mouth.

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Baked Oats Breakfast Cake

Vegan Baked Oats: Sugar-Free Oat Flour Cake with Chocolate Glaze and Cacao Nibs

Start your day right – with these vegan baked oats that are so tasty, fluffy, sweet, moist, and soft that make you feel like you are enjoying a cake for breakfast. They are actually like baked oatmeal, but much finer, more of an “oat flour cake”. The best thing is, that these baked oats only taste like cake but are actually dairy-free, sugar-free, and can be made gluten-free and even oil-free! True to the motto “the more you eat, the better” – no joke! Let me prove to you with this recipe, that healthy food with so many “restrictions” can still be very delicious.

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Fasolakia Lathera: Greek Green Bean Stew

Fasolakia: a Greek green bean stew with potatoes and tomatoes

Fasolakia is a Greek vegan green bean stew with potatoes, tomatoes, and of course lots of good olive oil. Typical of Greek cuisine, fasolakia is an easy, simple, healthy, and delicious comfort food. The full name of this dish is actually Fasolakia Ladera me Patates (Φασολάκια λαδερά με πατάτες). Fasolakia (the emphasis is on the “la”) stands for green beans, me means with, patates are the potatoes, and Lathera describes the preparation method, namely an oily tomato sauce. Let me show you how to easily cook the best and so tasty Greek green beans and potatoes (and if you like with vegan feta on top, mmmh) …

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Vegan Feta

Vegan Feta made from almonds/almond cheese (with Dill Oil) — Plantbasedredhead

Let me introduce you to a beloved recipe for vegan feta that I have been preparing continuously for years at any time of the year! This vegan feta is made from almonds, is as versatile as “the original” (use it with pasta, in a spread, salads, whatever), and also tastes similar, if not better; nice and flavor-full, but neither too strong nor artificial. In any case, for me, it is the best (vegan) feta cheese ever, much more than just a vegan substitute!

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Pineapple Cucumber Smoothie

Refreshing Pineapple Cucumber Smoothie

If you are looking for a simple vegan pineapple smoothie recipe that is not only healthy, and quick, but also tastes so very good and refreshing, then I have a great combination for you: pineapple and cucumber, complemented with kiwi, celery, lemon juice (and/or lime juice) and fresh ginger. Pineapple smoothies are often associated with detox, cleanse, or weight loss. I aspire to neither, but prefer to make this easy smoothie recipe for breakfast, mostly because the mix is ​​so tasty and energizing. What is also great with this recipe: If you want to extend the pineapple and cucumber smoothie benefits and make a green smoothie, you can simply add some leafy vegetables or herbs.

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Lemon Blueberry Cake

Vegan Lemon Blueberry Cake

If you feel like eating cake but want something light and fresh in its taste, rather than heavy and creamy, then I have a perfect recipe for you. In this post I will show you how to make an easy, simple, moist, and tasty vegan lemon blueberry cake with glaze. Thanks to the fresh lemon juice and the grated lemon zest, this cake tastes really lemony, in a very nice way. The blueberries complete the fresh taste.

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Krautfleckerl – Austrian Noodles with Cabbage

Original Viennese / Austrian Krautfleckerl Recipe, vegan Cabbage with Pasta (Noodles)

Krautfleckerl is a traditional food from Austria which is fortunately unintentionally vegan, if you prepare them without bacon, as Viennese Krautfleckerl should be. They are made out of noodles (Fleckerl pasta) and caramelized cabbage. This typical popular Austrian dish consists of only a few simple ingredients, is easy to make, and very tasty. This dish cannot be compared to regular pasta. Krautfleckerl are very special and at the same time so simple, spicy but also a little sweet.

As a native of Vienna, I grew up with Krautfleckerl and have already tried countless versions. But since a while I don’t eat them in restaurants anymore, because I like my homemade ones best. In this post, I will share my recipe in English with you and show you how you can easily make delicious and best original Viennese Krautfleckerl vegan yourself.

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Vegan Egg Salad

Veganer Eiersalat - Veganer Eiaufstrich - aus Kichererbsen und Pasta gemacht

Vegan egg salad is actually an egg salad without eggs, an eggless egg salad. Say what? Yes, you read right. And in my eyes (in my mouth), it’s the best vegan egg salad: It looks like eggs, tastes like eggs, and even has the texture of boiled eggs. Chickpeas and noodles (pasta) are two of the four simple ingredients that make a vegan egg. In this post, I will show you what exactly is in vegan egg salad and how to make it.

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White Bean Soup

Easy Italian Vegan White Bean Soup with Celery and Carrots

This recipe for an Italian vegan white bean soup is one of the easiest recipes in my repertoire, simple in the preparation and the ingredients. But despite, or perhaps because of, its simplicity, this Italian bean soup (in the original “Zuppa di fagioli” or “Fasoli cu l’accia”) is extremely delicious. And also very healthy!

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