Lentil Fritters | Bolinhos de Lentilha

The one thing I learned in culinary school about vegan food, other than a not so great vegan aioli, was this lentil fritters recipe. As with everything, I changed a bit the recipe (the original fritter were deep fried, which is a big no-no for me), but they still taste great and this version is much healthier. It’s a fairly simple recipe, but it needs a … Continue reading Lentil Fritters | Bolinhos de Lentilha

Lemon Bars | Barrinhas de Limão Siciliano

I am a dessert person. When I saw this recipe on The Rawtarian’s site, I knew I had to do it. This simple but delicious recipe is amazing! It’s sweet and chewy, and the best – no sugar, flour, or dairy. I edited the original recipe a little (of course I did), but the result was still amazing. This is not the most nutritious recipe … Continue reading Lemon Bars | Barrinhas de Limão Siciliano


There are some recipes that are so incredibly simple to make, yet it takes us forever to actually make it. That’s the case of tahini. I needed it to use in another recipe, and I had a lot of sesame seeds, so I decided to make it. Two ingredients, a food processor, and you’re done! Simple, healthy, and delicious! I got the original recipe here, and … Continue reading Tahini

Berry Jam

In the search for a healthier lifestyle, I was able to replace many ingredients such as flour, milk, and butter successfully. But sugar is at another level. Artificial sweeteners are even worse for our health and their taste is poor. Honey is good, but because of it’s texture and flavor it only works on specific recipes. The same goes for molasses and dry fruit. All … Continue reading Berry Jam