Category: Nature

5 festive & easy vegan treats for your Easter brunch
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5 festive & easy vegan treats for your Easter brunch

Sometimes you just want something festive and tasty to share with your loved ones or with your lovely self. Well, certainly Easter can be such an occasion with its traditional Easter brunch! Even if it's just because Spring has started and you have a holiday on which you get to…

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Belated but beloved foods (and harvest!)
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Belated but beloved foods (and harvest!)

It's amazing how sometimes I draft a blog post and then completely forget about it! Later I find it and get surprised by how nice it is. This juicy food-picture line-up here even dates back to last February! It includes dishes that were consumed with Christmas '17, can you believe…

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Mulching on a Dream: garden harvest mid-June
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Mulching on a Dream: garden harvest mid-June

In the midst of my interning episode, I make a point of contributing to the garden and of enjoying how lovely and peaceful it all it. Back in May, I did get stung by bees twice in two weeks, which is ridiculous and not at all peaceful. I had bad…

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Beans and berries from the garden
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Beans and berries from the garden

In the pictures: beautiful beans from our garden; the use of an egg holder for tea eggs; large sunbathing pumpkins; blackberries from the garden; oatmeal with self-made blackberry jam and blueberries. ☀ The pumpkins are from the garden too - we're so happy and proud! Some were probably harvested too…

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Mulching on a Dream: harvest July ’17
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Mulching on a Dream: harvest July ’17

For some time I've been meaning to show you our garden, but it's rather messy (permaculture-ish) which makes that it takes some effort and skills to take good pictures. So I did not do that yet. Today, however, we had such a great-looking harvest that I wanted to show you!…

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Canola Corn Bread
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Canola Corn Bread

This fluffy yellow 'canola corn bread' may as well be called a cake, but then there would have been too many Cs. To make it, I used a corn bread recipe from one of the many cookbooks named 'cooking vegan' (Veganistisch koken by Parragon Books LTD). The main ingredient is…

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Mung Bean Soup with Roasted Kale
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Mung Bean Soup with Roasted Kale

I was inspired to make a mung bean soup by this recipe for Healing Mung Bean Soup of Plants and Balance. How could I not? The recipe title really makes you feel as if you're doing something right. The mung beans had been present for some time; earlier I had…

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Happy Cinnamon Roll!
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Happy Cinnamon Roll!

So I will not wish you a happy Easter, but a happy cinnamon roll! For today, with the Easter brunch tradition in mind, I made these smiley bunch. I didn't even do it on purpose, they just really wanted to smile. Maybe because I was struggling so hard with the…

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