Tips & Fun Facts, Vegan

Can Nitrates from Beetroot Juice Enhance Sports Performances?

What are nitrates and nitrites? Nitrates (NO3-) and nitrites (NO2-) are substances naturally present in many fruits and vegetables or added to foods to prolong their shelf life. In this text, we will discuss the subject of nitrates naturally present in foods. In the human body, nitrates and nitrites can be reduced to nitric oxide… Continue reading Can Nitrates from Beetroot Juice Enhance Sports Performances?

Dessert & Snack, Recipe, Vegetarian

Soft Apple Cookies (Bear Paws)

Try out this cookie recipe to enjoy with a warm glass of milk! Servings: 24 cookies Difficulty: Medium Preparation time:  1 hour Ingredients: 1 cup all purpose flour 3/4 cup of brown sugar 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 tsp baking powder 1 teaspoon of ground cinnamon 2 medium apples, cored and sliced 1/4 cup of unsalted butter,… Continue reading Soft Apple Cookies (Bear Paws)

Appetizer & Entrée, Recipe

Smoked Salmon and Bruschetta Bites

Servings: 20 bites Difficulty: Easy Preparation time:  10 minutes Ingredients 150 g of smoked salmon 2 tomatoes, seeded and diced 3 tablespoons of minces fresh basil 1 garlic clove, finely minced 1/2 teaspoon of salt 1 tablespoon of balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon of lemon juice 1/2 tablespoon of extra virgin olive oil 1/2 baguette Preparation… Continue reading Smoked Salmon and Bruschetta Bites

Main Course, Recipe, Vegan, Vegetarian

Teriyaki TVP vegan meatballs

Servings: 15-20 vegan meatballs Difficulty: Medium Preparation time: 45-60 minutes Ingredients 1 cup of canned beans, drained and rinsed (I used black eye beans, but you can use the one you like) 2 tablespoons of minced ginger 2 garlic cloves 3 tablespoons of soy sauce 1 tablespoon of sesame oil 1 cup of dry TVP… Continue reading Teriyaki TVP vegan meatballs

Breakfast, Dessert & Snack, Recipe, Vegetarian

Tiramisu Overnight Oats

Servings: 2 servings Difficulty: Easy Preparation time:  10 minutes Ingredients 1 cup of dry oats 1/2 cup of skim or partially skim milk 1/4 cup of espresso of filter coffee 1 tablespoon of chia seeds 1/2 teaspoon of vanilla extract 2 teaspoon of sugar 1 cup of light ricotta cheese 1 teaspoon of unsweet cocoa… Continue reading Tiramisu Overnight Oats

Breakfast, Main Course, Recipe, Vegetarian

Mug Quiche

Having a balanced breakfast can sometimes take time. However, it is a very important meal that should not be neglected. Here is a quick and easy breakfast idea that is packed with protein and fiber! This delicious Mug Quiche is sure to keep you full and energized in the morning. Servings: 1 Mug Quiche Difficulty:… Continue reading Mug Quiche