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Tomato and Olives Red Vermicelli (Vegan and Gluten Free 10 minute recipe)

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Tomato and Olives Red Vermicelli (Vegan and Gluten Free 10 minute recipe)

Looking for a quick recipe?  This recipe can be ready in 10 minutes and its vegan, gluten-free and extremely satisfying. We love vermicelli because it is easy to prepare, and stays "Al dente" for a long time. It's also delicious hot or cold.Mostly used in Asian dishes, vermicelli can actually be used like pasta and can be paired with most flavours. In this recipe post I want to share a Mediterranean inspired red vermicelli dish that is VERY easy and quick! (Hello, homeschooling people out there!)   The beauty is to know that vermicelli doesn't need to be boiled - in this recipe,...

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Japanese Omu-rice with Mediterranean Flavors (lacto-ovo-vegetarian)

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Japanese Omu-rice with Mediterranean Flavors (lacto-ovo-vegetarian)

 Omu-raisu (Omelette-Rice) is a typical Japanese dish that is loved by everyone. Omu-raisu is basically an omelette that contains a type of fried-rice... get for yesterday's leftovers! The most popular Omu-Raisu is an omelette that wraps a chicken friend rice.... with Ketchup! It's delicious! But perhaps not as healthy as we would like it to be. The basics of Omu-raisu is extremely versatile - you can change the filling to anything. Some like to add stir-fried noodles in this and make "omu-soba" too. In this blog, I wanted to share a simple recipe where you can use Mediterranean flavors with lemon, olive oil and paisley...

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Sushi Rice Recipe (with Vegan Sushi Ideas)

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Sushi Rice Recipe (with Vegan Sushi Ideas)

To become a real sushi chef, it takes more than 10 years of training. But to enjoy sushi at home, you can start right now!In Japan, maki rolls are made at home for gatherings or a saturday evening activity at home with the family.Once the sushi rice is made, you just need to add the toppings you like which is not only for raw fish but you can basically mix and match it with whatever you like. Avocados, eggs, vegetables, sausages, mayonnaise ... this might not sound like the typical sushi you will imagine but this is the modern Japanese home made...

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Green Jalapeno Harissa Dip

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Green Jalapeno Harissa Dip

Going Keto can be challenging when you run out of ideas. One way to breakthrough this challenge is to have an array of different sauces to make the same ingredient taste like a new invention. This recipe contains no added sugars and is incredibly keto friendly. (Plus it's vegan, gluten-free and soy-free!)I love Harissa paste and when I received these beautiful organic jalapeno, I was inspired to make a super spicy and flavourful harissa sauce in a green color. I thought by using raw Jalapeno, I would make a VERY spicy sauce... but this  miserably failed. To my surprise, raw Jalapenos are not that spicy....

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Lacto Fermented Lemons (Salted Lemons)

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Lacto Fermented Lemons (Salted Lemons)

We have just received beautiful lemons from South Africa!  These lemons are sweeter than the lemons we are used to - they actually taste like a sweet, juicy 'fruit'Lemons are great to hold on to - and when ordered in bulk, we need to figure out what to do with them. Today, we use a new technique to preserve lemons, so that we can enjoy them for a long time. This recipe is simple and commonly found in Moroccan dishes... Salted Lemons! This is a lacto-fermentation process with just salt and lemon, making it delicious and gut-friendly. There are many variations of the recipe. Some include...

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