Spring Rolls & Peanut Dip (LIGHT & VEGAN)

Vietnamese spring rolls, also known as gỏi cuốn, turned into a vegan version. These spring rolls are stuffed with plenty vegetables and taste best when eaten with the easy peanut & hoisin sauce. Vietnamese spring rolls are healthy, delicious and make a great lunch or dinner.

Vegan Spring Rolls Easy Lunch Idea

What are Vietnamese spring rolls?

Vietnamese spring rolls is a dish everyone with Vietnamese parents knows. Vietnamese spring rolls are often mistaken for chả giò (the fried version). While the rolling method is similar, Vietnamese spring rolls taste nothing like the fried version. Vietnamese spring rolls are light to the stomach and have a fresh flavor due to the use of herbs. They’re often served as appetizers in the Western cuisine, but by making a few more rolls you can easily pass spring rolls for a healthy lunch or light dinner. Traditionally, Vietnamese spring rolls are filled with pork and prawns but you can basically fill it when anything you like. Today, I’m sharing my vegan version with you guys. Keep in mind this post is more of a lunch idea rather than a recipe so see this recipe as a guide and inspirationRead more

Healthy Bars | TASTE TEST

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Hello, hello! It’s time for another taste test. (YAAAYYY!!) This time we tried a series of “healthy” bars. I say “healthy”, because I don’t think these bars are necessarily healthier dan other (candy)bars. Okay, they don’t contain any white sugar, but often the bars are still 50% made of sugar (but from dates). Yup, 50%. I checked and it’s not a lie. Eyeopener, right? In addition, I don’t feel like “glutenfree”, “vegan”, “raw”, “paleo” etcetera are necessarily  healthy either. Some of you might disagree with me, but that’s okay. I really mean that. It’s important to do what you believe in. And if that’s paleo or whateverYou go girl! That being said, healthy or not, I was curious if these bars tasted good or not. The boyfriend wanted to join in and so we did a taste test with the two of us. Read more

Vegan Tofu Lunch Wraps

These gorgeous VEGAN wraps are packed with color (vitamins!!) and flavor. They’re perfect for lunch, but you can easily serve these as an healthy dinner too. Even meat-eaters will love this.

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Recently, my younger sister decided to start eating vegan. As I want to support her in whatever she does, I decided to incorporate a bit of vegan into my life/blog too. I guess she inspired me a bit too. Inspired me to be more conscious of all the kinds of food I mindlessly stuff into my body (which is a lot!). And also, you know, how bad could it be to eat vegan a couple of times a week? I don’t think anyone has ever died from cutting down on meat anyway. So in light of this “new diet”, I wanted to share a vegan lunch recipe I developed with you guys today: Vegan Tofu Lunch Wraps. FYI: These wraps have been approved by my vegan sister ánd my meat-loving boyfriend. Read more

Blueberry Spice Baked Oats

Forget your standard morning oatmeal and head right over to the baked side. These blueberry spice baked oats are easy to make and taste like (a healthy) dessert for breakfast.

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Sorry guys, I’m not over my blueberry addiction yet. They’re just too freaking delicious. I combined my addiction with a healthy recipe for a change though. In addition, it’s a recipe for two people! Recipes for two are perfect for my household. No waste but still super delicious. Today’s baked oats are full of blueberries and so fragrant from the spices. I love spices. And did I tell you this recipe is glutenfree, lactosefree, nutfree ánd free of refined sugar. I wasn’t even aiming for that, but I take no (healthy) bonuses for granted. Total damage? 171 kcal. Best.breakfast.ever. You’re welcome 😉

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INSTANT Vietnamese Beef Pho (TO GO)

Simplified instant AND to-go version of Vietnamese Beef Pho (noodlesoup). Complete salt-control and fresh ingredients. Best option if you’re craving an awesome noodlesoup, but are too lazy to spend time in the kitchen. Great to take to work for lunch too.

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Hello fellow food-lovers! For the past few days I’ve been studying for an important test. You might’ve noticed the lack of recipes/posts and my absence on Facebook. However, I’m proud to say: I passed the test! I have 6 more tests coming up, but I’ll try to keep my blogging as consistent as possible. Anyway, what have you been up to? 

Today I’m back with one of the most exciting recipes I’ve shared so far. My dad is probably going to kill me for this recipe, but I’m so happy to share it with you guys! It’s easy, super delicious and you can even take it to go (just like this oatmeal mix)! I’m talking about INSTANT Vietnamese Beef Pho right here! Yes, you read that right, PHO!! Vietnamese noodle soup. Did you know I love love love noodles? Instant ramen, homemade udon, delicious soba stir fry, cheat curry noodle soup… You name it, I’ll eat it. Just like today’s recipe. Make it ahead in a mason jar and you can enjoy hot homemade noodle soup at work. PHO at work! My life is complete! Read more