Sara’s main inspiration to start cooking came from spending time in the kitchen with her grandma. In her blog and book she shares healthy, mostly gluten-free and vegan-friendly recipes. She believes that to eat healthy, clean food doesn’t have to be something boring and monotonous, we just need a bit of imagination and choose the right ingredients.
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1. Zucchini Lemon Cookies
Source: Zucchini Lemon Cookies
You would not believe that these delicious Zucchini Lemon Cookies have zucchini but they do!
2. Snow Pea and Asparagus Salad
Source: Snow Pea and Asparagus Salad
This Snow Pea and Asparagus Salad is a fresh, light recipe. Zucchini strips have a neutral flavor, add to the salad and contrast with the crunchy texture of asparagus and peas. It is a perfect combination, which transports us to the spring green at the first bite. This salad looks wonderful accompanied with tofu, but also looks great with millet or even alone for a lighter meal.
3. Sugar-Free Marmalade
Source: Sugar-Free Marmalade
This Sugar-Free Marmalade takes literally 3 ingredients and is absolutely delicious! Spread it on everything and anything!
4. Sweet Potato Granola
Source: Sweet Potato Granola
Made with roasted sweet potato, loaded with fiber, nuts and seeds, this Sweet Potato Granola is perfect to accompany coconut yogurt, plant-based milk or eat directly from the jar. Whenever baking sweet potatoes save 2 or 3 to make this granola, it will be a favorite!
5. Light Tomato Soup
Source: Light Tomato Soup
Hot or cold, this Light Tomato Soup is great, light and so unique and different from any tomato soup you’ve ever had. It is a great appetizer or even meal.
6. Sugar-Free English Fruit Cake
Source: Sugar-Free English Fruit Cake
This vegan Sugar-Free English Fruit Cake is sugar free but so flavorful and moist. It is great for holidays or dinner parties. So good!
7. Stewed Mushrooms
Source: Stewed Mushrooms
This is a plate that warms us, with high protein, full of nutrients but low in calories, typical of dishes made with mushrooms. Be sure to use the mushrooms you like best and to complete the dish, serve it with black or red rice, it is superb.
8. Simple Braised Lentils
Source: Simple Braised Lentils
We could spend a whole afternoon talking about lentils and even then we would not have said it all. The amount of varieties that exists is huge, yellow, orange, brown, black … an authentic rainbow! Whatever the variety, lentils are a very versatile, complete and indispensable food in any recipe – like these simple braised lentils that will be your new favorite way to eat them!
9. Bolas De Berlim: Portugese Doughnuts
This is a healthy alternative to a traditionally fried dessert! These berlin balls are light and sweet, and aren’t full of oil. Dig in!
10. Herbed Tofu and Cherry Tomato Quiche
The savory base of this pie is one of that never fails. The tofu filling seasoned with aromatic herbs perfectly combines with the taste of tomatoes and makes for an excellent vegan and fat-free alternative to the fillings normally used in pies and quiches. If you want your cake more colorful, buy cherry tomatoes of different colors!
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