Simple Dahl (Indian lentil soup)

Dahl and veggies with rice, ah, perfect dish for cold Winter nights. Aaaaaand, according to Dr Gregor, lentils beat other beans in their antioxidant content, and they are good for heart health and for fighting cancer. So, win for the lentils! This dish is easy to make and makes enough for yummy leftovers the nextContinue reading “Simple Dahl (Indian lentil soup)”

Creamy Oats with Nuts and Berries

I posted our favourite overnight chia seed pudding recipeĀ a while back, which is Max’s absolute favourite weekday breakfast. BUT, I find that to be toooooooo cold to eat on a freezing cold Winter’s morning. Especially since we wake up when it is still dark outside! So I went looking (experimenting) with different, warm, things thatContinue reading “Creamy Oats with Nuts and Berries”

Thai-Style Turmeric-Coconut Soup

Today and the day before yesterday Shalveena has not been feeling very well. She was in a lot of pain; probably caused by inflammation. She thus had to temporarily yield her primary domain, the kitchen, for a few days. The following soup I cooked with the objective to reduce inflammation (Turmeric, Garlic, Cauliflower) and reduceContinue reading “Thai-Style Turmeric-Coconut Soup”

Easy and Quick Chickpea Soup on a Cold Winter’s Day

It is freaking COLD here! I read that a few days ago Melbourne was the coldest city in the world one morning! That is crazy cold. Max has been leaving home at 7am, which means its still cold and dark outside and the sun is no where to be seen. He was sniffling and feelingContinue reading “Easy and Quick Chickpea Soup on a Cold Winter’s Day”

German Potato Salad

We went to a German restaurant, which served Bavarian style dishes, a couple of weeks ago with some visiting friends. Unfortunately, it seems that Bavarian cuisine is a bit light on the vegetarian/vegan dishes, but when we asked which dishes were vegan/could be made vegan, we were surprised to hear that the potato salad wasContinue reading “German Potato Salad”

Vegan Spaghetti with Meatballs

Following the theme of my previous post, I herewith present another recipe which uses Soy Chunks as delicious replacement for meatballs. Name Vegan Spaghetti with Meatballs Serves 3 Dr. Greger Points 3 Costs US$ 10 Cooking time 60 mins (first time)/40 min (repeats) Difficulty Absolute Beginner Ingredients 5 cloves of garlic, sliced 1/2 of aContinue reading “Vegan Spaghetti with Meatballs”

Easy and Tasty Taro Soup

Today was one of those days. I felt tired of cooking all week and wanted to have something easy for dinner. It’s winter. It’s cold in our house. It was dark outside. It was a day for soup. But not just any soup, a soup that would require little time and work! I also wantedContinue reading “Easy and Tasty Taro Soup”

Overnight Chia Seed Pudding

This is the breakfast that we enjoy every week-day. It’s a healthy, goodness filled breakfast that keeps me going through the day without needing to snack until lunch! It’s filled with awesomeness from chia, peanut butter, and fruits. It’s easy to prepare, and delicious. Name Overnight Chia Seed Pudding Serves 1 Dr. Greger Points 4Continue reading “Overnight Chia Seed Pudding”