Tuesday, 31 March 2015

Beans and soya stew

Inspired in traditional flavors, fulfilling, easy to cook one pot meal.
Serves 2:
Soya tvp chunks (50g - soaked and drained)
Olive oil (1 tbsp)

Onion (1 - finely chopped)
Garlic (1 clove - minced)
Carrot (1 - finely chopped)
Cabbage (100g - finely chopped)
Red beans (200g - cooked with 2 tbsp of the cooking water)
Salt and pepper

1) Heat the olive oil in a medium saucepan add onion, garlic and soya chunks and sauté on medium heat for 2 minutes.

2) Add carrot, cabbage and cook until the vegetables are soft.
3) Mix in the beans and the cooking water and cook until warm, season to taste and enjoy.

Monday, 30 March 2015


Ewalie products range is organic, low GI and gluten-free. 
The new Grötmix is a fine blend of oatmeal, apricots, linseed, sunflower seeds, rice flour... I have tried it warm and cold, and both ways are just delightful.
Warm cooked with water with just a drop of agave nectar, for those rainy and grey mornings...
Cold overnight topped with peaches, for those sunny and warm days.

Tuesday, 24 March 2015

Happy mood and overnight oats with pear

Wherever you go, whatever you do, always bring with you your inner sunshine...
Happy mood is a taste and healthful combination of Green Sencha, Oolong, Hibiscus and Iceland moss, that makes your day more brightfull.

Overnight oats and quinoa with pear 
Serves 2: 
Rolled Oats (70g) 
Rolled Quinoa Flakes (30g)
Oat Milk (225 ml - or other vegetable milk)
Pears (2 - ripe)

1) Stir everything together in a bowl. Place in fridge overnight. 
2) In the morning top with the pears, enjoy!

Friday, 20 March 2015

A walk in the woods

And we went for a little walk in the peaceful woods...
Roo'bar kept us company.
Inca Berry bar is juicy and sweet with a fine and delicate sour finish.
Baobab Ginger bar is spicy, aromatic and flavorful.
Both are really yummy!

Thursday, 19 March 2015

Fruit Salad

A refreshing fruit salad, easy and tasteful that can be made in advance. It makes a delicious snack and light meal.
Serves 2 to 3:
Peach (1)
Kiwi (1)
Pear (1)
Apple (1)
Raisins (20g)
Dried cranberries (20g)
Orange (1)

1) Cut peach, kiwi, pear and apple into small pieces and put all in a ball.
2) Add the raisins and cranberries.
3) Juice the orange and mix the juice with the prepared fruit.
4) Chill in the fridge, before serving.

Wednesday, 18 March 2015

Stir-fry rice and veggies

A delicious, fast and easy way to use rice leftovers.
Serves 2:
Brown rice (200g - cooked and cooled)
Bok choi (200g - chopped)
Carrots (100g - diced)
Garlic (1 clove - chopped)
Raisins (30g - dried)
Olive oil
Soya sauce

1) Heat oil in a wok or skillet, add chopped and diced carrots, cook them over medium-high heat for about 3 minutes. Add book choi and cook for 3 minutes.
2) Add the rice and the raisins, season with soy sauce and cook until rice is warm.

Tuesday, 17 March 2015

Nordic Nutrients nutritional support

Nordic Nutrients is a life-science company based in Seinäjoki, Finland, with affiliates in Norway and other Nordic countries. 
Their mission is to offer you the world’s most effective and safest nutrition supplements for specific health concerns. 
They use Nordic ingredients, such as berries, plants, herbs in their products, with the exception on Tab-Omega Narvik they are suitable for vegans.

Sunday, 15 March 2015

Barebar - Apple&Cinnamon bar

These bars taste like an indulgent treat, and yet they’re full of nutrition. Sweetness comes in the form of dates and agave nectar... apple and cinnamon turn a fantastic bar into a great dessert!

Saturday, 14 March 2015

Vegan coconut and chocolate balls

Refined sugar free, gluten free and vegan.

Makes 4 
For the filling:
Shredded coconut (50g) 
Organic coconut oil (25g - room temperature)
Agave nectar (20g)

For the coating: 

Raw cocoa powder (10g)
Agave nectar (1 tsp)
Organic coconut oil (1 tsp)

1) Place coconut, coconut oil and agave in a bowl and mix through until well combined.
2) Roll mixture into balls, place onto a baking tray and pop into the freezer to chill.
3) Melt the coconut oil and combine with cacao and agave.
4) Take the balls out of the freezer, dip into the chocolate mixture and place back into freezer.
5) Enjoy and if there's some left keep them chilled, in the freezer.

Friday, 13 March 2015

Overnight oats with dried blueberries

From the forests of northern Finland, handpicked blueberries with all the magical goodness...
Serves 2: 
Rolled Oats (100g)
Biokia dried blueberries (20g) 
Cashew Milk (240 ml - or other vegetable milk)
1) Stir everything together in a bowl. Place in fridge overnight. 
2) Enjoy!

Tuesday, 10 March 2015

Mixed beans soup

A warming bowl of this hearty, healthy soup is filling enough for a dinner.

Serves 4:

Potatoes (300g - peeled)
Carrots (200g - peeled)
Mixed pre-cooked beans (250g - cannellini, red, white, borloti)
Garlic (1 clove)

Onion (small - half)
Water (700 ml)
Olive oil
Black pepper

1) Place all the ingredients, except the beans, in a saucepan and cook until the potato is soft.
2) Grind and add the beans. Bring to boil.

3) Season with salt, pepper, olive oil.

Saturday, 7 March 2015

This will be a good day!

As usual the day started with overnight oats and a cup of tea.
Early Mood is an Earl Grey tea with a fresh tingle of bergamot, angelica and subtle notes of Icelandic moss... stand tall, look at the horizon and think: This will be a good day!

Overnight oats and spelt with peach

Serves 2:
Rolled Oats (50g)
Rolled Spelt Flakes (50g)
Rice Milk (240 ml - or other vegetable milk)
Peach (2 or any other fresh fruits)

1) Stir everything together in a bowl. Place in fridge overnight.
2) In the morning top with the peaches, enjoy!

Friday, 6 March 2015

Roo'bar Protein Bars

Today was swimming day, while I was packing our post-workout snacks I remembered I had Roo'bar amazing protein bars at home.
These raw whole food bars are a balanced combination of raw healthy ingredients that balance your blood sugar and energy, and they taste amazing! We have tried both flavors and they are really tasty the chia&spirulina leaves a lemony and ginger taste in your mouth while the chia&chocolate has a strong cocoa flavour with some caramel notes. Just great as a post-workout snack!

Thursday, 5 March 2015

Wheat and Rye Protein Bread

Adding protein to baked goods can prevent them to rise and make them too dense. Although, with this Organic Rice Protein Powder the bread was soft, smooth, rich and very tasty.
Makes 2 loaves:
Strong wheat flour (350g)
Rye flour (300g)
Rice Protein (50g)
Salt (1 tsp)
Olive oil (1 tbsp)
Agave nectar (1 tsp)
Fast-action Dried Yeast (4g)
Extra flour for dusting
Water (300 ml - tepid)

1) Stir the flours, rice protein and salt together in a large bowl, then make a well in the centre and add the water, olive oil, salt, agave, yeast and stir.
2) Mix until the mixture comes together and forms a slightly lumpy and sticky dough.
3) Transfer the dough to a work surface and knead until it’s smooth and elastic.
4) Shape it in two loaves and leave it in a warm place for at least two hours until it has doubled in size.
5) Preheat the oven to 180C.
6) Bake the loaf for 20 minutes or until golden brown and crusty. The base should sound hollow when tapped. Cool on a wire rack.

Wednesday, 4 March 2015

Aronia energy balls

Aronia Energy Balls are a tasty and fruity snack created to boost your energy in a nutritious and healthy way. At the first bite you will taste the coconut flakes and then the amazing and juicy flavor of red fruits.
Each box comes with 3x20g.
They are organic and gluten free.

Tuesday, 3 March 2015

Baked new potatoes

Crispy skins and fluffy insides, delicious!

Serves 4 to 6: 
Small new potatoes (1 kg)
Olive oil(1 tbsp)
Sea salt (freshly ground)
Black pepper (freshly ground)

1) Preheat oven to 200C.
2) Wash your potatoes, drain them, drizzle with just a little touch of olive oil. 
3) Transfer the potatoes to a roasting pan and spread out into 1 layer. 
4) Roast in the oven for 45 minutes to 1 hour or until browned and crisp. Flip twice with a spatula during cooking in order to ensure even browning.
5) Season to taste with freshly ground salt and pepper.

Monday, 2 March 2015

Aronia Juice

Aronia berry, besides being very tasteful they also contain a powerful natural blend of polyphenolic antioxidants.
Serves 2:
Aronia 100% Juice (100 ml)
Water (400 ml)
Agave nectar (to taste)

1) Mix the aronia juice with water, add agave nectar to taste and enjoy  :)

Sunday, 1 March 2015

Rustic Apple Galette

You can have it for breakfast, as a dessert or simply enjoy it as with a cup of tea!
For the crust: 
Flour (200 g)
Vegan butter (100g)
Water (40ml)
For the filling: Apples (5 - peeled, cored, and sliced thin)
Agave nectar (1 tbsp)
Cinnamon (2 tsp)

1) Combine flour, butter and water in a bowl. Mix by hand until you reach a bread like dough consistency.

2) Preheat oven to 180C.
3) Place the apples, agave and cinnamon in a bowl and toss well until combined.
4) Roll out the dough and fill in with the apples.
5) Bake for 35 minutes or until crust is golden brown.