Japanisches Pilz Donburi (Reisschüssel)

Japanese Mushroom Donburi (Rice Bowl)

08This Mushroom Donburi Rice Bowl is not only plant-powered and super nutritious, it’s also packed with delicious umami flavor. Mixed mushrooms are fried until golden brown and served with steamed rice and broccolini and then topped with a drizzle of a delicious Japanese miso dressing. Together this makes a light and healthy meal that is both vegetarian and vegan. What is Donburi? The Japanese term donburi literally translated means “bowl”. The...
Warmer Pilzsalat mit Gerste und Kräutern Rezept

Warm Mushroom Barley Salad with Herbs

This mushroom barley salad with herbs embraces flavors of a new season. A hearty mix of wild mushrooms are fried until golden and then tossed with spring herbs (tarragon, marjoram, chives and parsley) and together with a zesty vinaigrette this beautiful salad sings with delicious flavours. Whether you serve it warm or at room temperature, it a great way to switch up your salad routine. And thanks to deliciously nutty...
Schritte für Auberginenauflauf (Melanzane alla parmigiana)

Eggplant Parmesan (One-Pan Parmigiana di Melanazane)

This eggplant parmesan recipe is a delicious one-pan dish that will satisfy the whole family. The aubergine is pan-fried in batches until golden and caramelised and then layered between a sweet, garlicky tomato sauce, toasted panko bread crumbs, fresh mozzarella and parmesan cheese. Finally it is baked in the oven to get the cheese all melty. Serve it on it own, with a green salad, alongside pasta, or with...
Griechisches Garnelen-Saganaki mit Tomaten und Feta

Shrimp Saganaki – Greek Shrimp with Tomatoes and Feta

Shrimp saganaki is a simple, light, and fresh-tasting one skillet dish. One that gives you that Greek island vacation feeling. Jumbo prawns are cooked in a deliciously rich tomato sauce that is flecked with warm, melted feta cheese. The sauce is so tasty you’ll want to have plenty of warm pita or crusty bread for sopping it up. Crushed tomatoes are cooked with ground paprika, Greek oregano, chili flakes and...
Gemüsesuppe mit weißen Bohnen

Easy Vegetable Soup

This easy vegetable soup recipe is highly adaptable and a great way to use up any vegetables you have on hand. My version is made with classics, like onion, garlic, celery, carrots, potatoes and canned tomatoes — with the addition of white beans and savoy cabbage. Making it a hearty and nourishing meal that’s 100% plant-based. Just the thing for cold nights or days when you’re craving something healthy...
Shakshuka mit Ziegenkäse und Harissa

Shakshuka with Goat Cheese & Harissa

Shakshuka is one of my absolute favourite one-skillet vegetarian dishes. It’s made with a deeply flavorful mixture of simmered tomatoes, sweet red bell peppers, onion, garlic and warming spices. Then, chopped fresh spinach joins the mix, adding extra goodness. Finally it it topped with chèvre goats cheese and eggs which are gently poached before being topped with a sprinkling of za’taar and fresh parsley. It’s the perfect easy to...
Tortellini-Auflauf (Eintopf-Rezept)

Easy Tortellini Casserole with Spinach

This easy tortellini casserole recipe is a family favourite and a great alternative to classic lasagne — it’s less effort and time to put it together AND kids love it. It’s a one-skillet recipe where fresh tortellini is cooked directly in the sauce as the cheese on top melts in a hot oven. Easy-peasy, dinner is ready! This hearty vegetarian casserole is perfect as a hearty, meatless meal. An easy...
Pilz-Wellington (Blätterteig-Pastete)

Mushroom Wellington with Spinach and Gorgonzola

This mushroom wellington recipe (which also could called Mushroom en Croûte) is simply a vegetarian take on a classic. In this case, a delicious mixture of mushrooms, spinach and gorgonzola are wrapped in a golden, baked puff pastry crust. A simple but delicious combination. I am a believer that you could wrap anything in puff pastry and it would taste delicious. Which is why, I have a number of recipes...
Gemüse-Pie (Vegetarischer Pot-Pie) Rezept

Creamy Vegetable Pot Pie

This creamy vegetable pot pie recipe is the ultimate veggie-packed comfort food. It’s loaded with vegetables including mushrooms, peas, broccoli, and carrots and is filled with a wholesome flavour the whole family loves. Even though turkey and potato pot pie has been a go-to family favourite for years, this vegetable pot pie has quickly been adopted as the next best thing — even for picky teenagers. It’s made with vegetables...
Vegetarische Hackbällchen (Aubergine Meatballs) Rezept

Eggplant Meatballs

These delicious vegetarian meatballs are the perfect “meatless” version of an Italian classic. They are meaty with no meat at all! Instead of meat they are filled with oven-roasted eggplant and red pepper, parmesan and panko (coarse) bread crumbs. Whether you are an eggplant lover or not, I think you’ll love these “meatballs”. They are packed with flavor and easily made vegan. You can serve them as a classic spaghetti...
Gözleme mit Spinat und Feta - Gefülltes Fladenbrot-Rezept

Homemade Gozleme with Spinach and Feta

Turkish Gozleme Recipe – easy, homemade, Turkish flatbread that’s perfectly crispy on the outside and filled with delicious Mediterranean flavors (spinach and feta) on the inside. It’s easy to make and can be made with your favourite type of fillings. What Are Gozleme? Gozleme are Turkish street food at its best. It’s a traditional savoury Turkish flatbread that is rolled paper thin, and filled with various topping, such as meat, potatoes,...
Gegrillte Hähnchenbrust mit Avocado-Salsa

Grilled Chicken Breast with Avocado Salsa

Healthy grilled chicken breast topped with fresh avocado salsa makes this dish a delicious low-carb dinner in less than 30 minutes! One that is flavourful citrus marinade made with freshly squeezed orange and lime juice, cumin and oregano. The avocado salsa is a chunky version of guacamole with a little extra heat from fresh red chili. Together this grilled chicken recipe makes a tasty low-carb, high protein lunch or...
Veganer Shepherd's Pie

Vegan Shepherd’s Pie

A Vegan Shepherd's Pie with a crispy potato topping is my favourite way to prepare a plant-based version of classic Shepherd’s Pie (Cottage Pie). This vegan take on the popular classic casserole is made with lentils and savory vegetables, and topped with potatoes, then baked to perfection. What is Shepherd's Pie (Cottage Pie)? Shepherd's Pie comes to us from Britain and Ireland, and is traditionally made with lamb or mutton. And...
Pilz-Bolognese vegetarisches Rezept

Mushroom Bolognese

This mushroom bolognese is a delicious and lighter take on the Italian classic. Along with the traditional vegetables (onion, celery, carrots) a mix of cremini and shiitake mushrooms make a hearty red wine and tomato infused sauce. It’s cooked long and slow to deepen the flavours of simple ingredients, creating a rich and flavorful sauce. Before serving it’s finished off with fresh parsley and basil, adding extra flavor and...
Ofen Gnocchi mit Tomaten und Feta

Oven-Baked Gnocchi with Tomatoes and Feta

Gnocchi friends, here is a simple weeknight gnocchi recipe for you! Oven-baked gnocchi with sweet tomatoes, red onion, garlic and feta. All baked in the oven and then served with young rucola leaves for a simple, quick and delicious lunch or dinner. Roasting gnocchi in the oven helps them get browned on the outside while remaining chewy and tender on the inside. And there’s no boiling needed! Talk about...
Rosmarin Risotto mit gegrilltem Kürbis

Rosemary Risotto with Grilled Winter Squash

This simple and easy rosemary risotto recipe makes a good base for toppings such as grilled or roasted red kuri winter squash wedges, sautéed mushrooms or even something as simple as an extra squeeze of lemon. For extra nutrients and flavor, you can also add spinach leaves or a handful of young rucola to the mix. Yes, there are options here. However you like to enjoy your risotto, this...
Pasta mit Rosenkohl und Speck Rezept

Pasta with Brussels Sprouts and Bacon

Pasta with Brussels sprouts — YES!! Even naysayers might like this flavourful combo! Roasted Brussels sprouts, smoked bacon, fresh rosemary, chili flakes, lemon and parmesan bring a simple pasta dish to an entirely new level. One the whole family with enjoy! Maybe this is why you don’t like the taste of Brussels sprouts If you are looking for a way to sneak in some extra vegetables into a comfort food dish,...

Winter Pasta Salad with Roasted Vegetables & Buttermilk Dressing

My favorite ever winter pasta salad is loaded up with vegetables, roasted to perfection. First there is roasted Tuscan kale — yes roasted! With slightly crispy edges and tender leaves. And then there are roasted sweet potato, good ole spuds, and parsnip — PLUS oven roasted chickpeas! All of which are tossed with spiral noodles and a to-die-for herb-buttermilk dressing. Yeeees! Why pasta salads can be considered healthy If your pasta...
Vol-au-vent (Königin-Pasteten) with a Creamy Veal and Mushroom Ragout

Vol-au-vent (Königin-Pasteten) with a Creamy Veal and Mushroom Ragout

As a main meal or finger food, it’s representative of a traditional German or French dish made for special occasions or to celebrate a festive time of year. Armed with this information, and a festive occasion (my birthday), that was my wish. Königin-Pasteten with a creamy veal and mushroom ragout. It was a Monday night and I was looking for a break from dining out. Since we suffer fabulously from...