DIY: Refreshing face mists

Face mists are fantastic pick-me-ups year round, but with dry-skin season quickly approaching, a quick spritz becomes even more appreciated.  Mist your face to re-hydrate and freshen your makeup, or hydrate your hair to soften split ends. These DIY face mists are anti-aging, acne fighting, refreshing and even mood boosting! They’ll make your skin glow! DIY…

Pumpkin smoothie

When the calendar turns to October, I fill the menu with every pumpkin recipe I can get my hands on. For me, pumpkin is the surest sign that Autumn has arrived. As a pumpkins are now in season and smell of cinnamon in the pumpkin pie is in every house, you have to try this…

Avocado Hummus toast

This simple vegan hummus-avocado toast is perfect for breakfast or lunch! Multigrain toast topped with good-for-you toppings ready in under 5 minutes, what could be better! I seriously could not stop eating it and I didn’t have to feel guilty about it since it’s a healthy dip. Chickpeas are a great vegan fiber and protein source. Adding…

Lentil – Chickpea stew

Since I move to live in Spain I realized how much Spanish people love to eat the lentils. In the beginning I cooked just simple version and in the moment when I was tired of the same flavor I decide to change it. Lentil stew is easy to make with very simple ingredients and perfect for vegans…

DIY: Natural face cleanser

Making your own facial cleanser is much easier than you might think. Now that I have more knowledge about the ingredients used by multinational corporations, I’m more selective about the personal care products I use, and usually prefer to make my own.   The Oil Cleansing method has grown increasingly popular over the past few years,…

Berry nice cream with chia pudding

Nice cream – A frozen treat made from a whip of sweet bananas. It’s free of unnatural sugars, processed ingredients, animal products, and chemicals and it’s sweet for your body mind and soul! So instead of thinking purchased ice cream, think throwing frozen bananas and berries into a blender with coconut milk or yogurt! Instant banana berry vegan ice cream, perfect for…

Unicorn & rainbow toast

Well, today I just want to make my brekkie colorful! Maybe it does not look professional  but the taste is adorable! 🙂 Lately I saw that Instagram is burning from the photos of unicorn and rainbow toasts. In the beginning I was a bit suspicious because of ingredients that I have to add to make a…

Fluffy Pancake Weekend – eggs free

Meet my new favorite pancake recipe. These are the perfect weekend breakfast. Super quick and easy to throw together – and the whole family is guaranteed to love them.  Two simple substitutions made my favorite pancake recipe vegan, and they made it so much healthier! I replaced the milk with Almond Milk, easy enough. And I omitted…

Papaya fruit boat

Nothing says ‘summer’ more than fresh fruits! The Papaya boats can be eaten as a dessert, but also as a large snack.   The Papaya fruit boat is super easy to make and boasts all kinds of nutritional benefits.  Sweet fruit packed with the essential Vitamin C, A and folate. It’s also high in minerals like…

Pineapple Cherry Smoothie Delight

If you think cherries taste perfect on their own, you’re in for a pleasant surprise: They also make a ridiculously good smoothie ingredient. This pineapple cherry smoothie takes just minutes to make and is a great nutritional breakfast option.  My whole family loves cherries so we usually buy them each week at the farmers market.  I…

DYS: Sea salt benefits for skin and hair

Yesterday, after finishing our swim in the ocean, my husband asked me about benefits from the sea salt. It was a good idea to write my next post about that holy seasoning!  The health benefits of sea salt include good skin care, improved dental health, relief from rheumatoid arthritis, muscle cramps, psoriasis, and osteoarthritis. It also helps in providing relief from acne…

Garlic roasted mushrooms in soy sauce

Simple and tasty mushrooms roasted in a balsamic-soy and garlic sauce! This is a totally vegetarian meal with some rice, just perfect for your dinner! 🙂 This dish is definitely for all those mushroom lovers out there! Mushrooms are one of my favorite foods and they go so well with garlic.  This can be a side dish as well. But, for my…