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spiced chickpea snack

Spiced snack-a-chickpea

Yes, yes, I know, it has been a while (again). Life has been making me busy lately, in a very pleasant way , so I have not made much time to be in touch in this space… Although, I assure you, I have been cooking! For this little come-back, I am combining my love for [+]

Oat & peanut butter ball

The-peanut-energizes-the-oat energy balls

Well, it simply does not get easier than this. IF you need an energizing, healthy and a sweet-but-not-unhealthy snack, AND if on top of that you are a peanut-butter addict (I am getting there), AND if you are at that time of the Week or the day that you are feeling lazy and you want [+]

Raw minty tartlet

Raw minty breeze tartlets

Do you want to feel a touch of refreshing minty breeze in your dessert? When you go for an ice cream, do you find yourself tempted by the chocolate-chip mint flavour? If you answered yes to any or both questions, then this dessert is for you peeps!  This dessert is perfect. It is vegan, raw, [+]

Citrusy chia balls

Energy ball mania #9! CC (citrusy chia) energy balls

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Kooking in Kika’s kitchen: 1st plant-based workshop

It happened! I did my first ever plant-based cooking workshop at my place!!! I was so afraid how it would work, not because of the cooking, but because I am not always at ease with transmitting what I know. But, boys and girls, this worked! A dear friend’s husband offered to his wife this workshop [+]

Kleen green smoothie

Kleen green detox smoothie

Going through this blog and looking at the pages, I realize there are no drinks! Well, sharing this kleen green detox smoothie will rectify the situation a bit. I am just out of the end-of-the-year festivities and I feel a big urge to cleanse my body a bit of the excess that normally goes with [+]

Pink hummus

Beeting Hummus in pink

Did I tell you I was in my pink period? Ok, I am not speaking as a painter, cos I am not one. I’m in my pink period, because I am quite a lot into beetroots right now. Not only do they give that nice pink colour to whatever you mix them, but they are [+]

minty-zesty-lentils-zucchini-salad

Minty zesty lentils and zucchini

I did not really plan to post this recipe, cos it’s the exact copy of the one by Deliciously Ella in her first cookbook. But, it is so fresh and simple to make, and it was quite a success at a recent brunch I had, that I need to put it here (I see this [+]

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Rosy cheeks beet crackers

Well, sorry, but these beet crackers don’t actually have beets . They only have beet water, that gives them that nice rosy cheeks colour.  In general, if you want to add rosy-red colour to your preparations, beetroot and the water in which you buy it (if you buy it cooked) is your answer. I am in a [+]

Spreading the beans

Spreading the beans

I had no chickpeas at home, whereas I needed a spread for lunches at the office during the week ahead. I found I had black beans, so decided to make this yummy and nutritious spread (cos beans are full of proteins, fiber, magnesium and help regulate blood sugar levels – did you know that?). Since then, I vowed to always [+]

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