Spiralized Vegetable Pasta

You really need a spiralizer for this spiralized vegetable pasta in order to make those thin spaghetti-like strands of vegetable. This little gadget is really handy for other quick and easy summer recipes too. By the way this dish is eaten cold so you can make it well in advance and any leftovers of course don’t require any reheating. This dish was inspired by one of Pietro Leemann’s vegan recipes. Continue reading

Crunchy Millet Baskets

These little crunchy millet baskets can actually be filled with anything but here I chose a simple zucchini cheese filling topped with a crispy parmesan wafer. These wafers by the way can be made in seconds with just one easy ingredient: grated Parmesan! The baskets themselves can be made ahead of time and ready to be filled when you need them. Continue reading

Quinoa Zucchini Croquettes

These spicy little Quinoa (pronounced keenwa) patties can be a nutritious and tasty alternative to meat as the quinoa is rich in protein and valuable minerals. The addition of zucchini and carrots rounds out this croquette perfectly. A crunchy fresh salad and maybe a slice of fresh sourdough or rye bread turns these into a complete meal. Continue reading

Aquafaba Zucchini Lime and Pistachio Cupcakes

These Aquafaba Zucchini Lime and Pistachio Cupcakes are a spinoff of the Loaf cake I made recently. You can make 24 small or 12 large cupcakes from my original recipe. They bake so much quicker (15-20 min) and are easier to serve. Look up the Zucchini Lime and Pistachio Loaf on this blog and follow the same directions and tips. I skipped the honey this time and the flavor was perfect…..not too sweet. Continue reading

Zucchini Lime Pistachio Loaf

This Zucchini Lime Pistachio Loaf can be easily turned into an egg-free version by using aquafaba. Naturally sweet zucchini makes this cake extra moist and full of healthy fiber while reducing a lot of the sugar used in most recipes. Pistachios and limes pair well in this loaf by adding extra crunch and tanginess. Healthy enough for an energising special breakfast. Continue reading

Two Way Savory Muffins

These Two Way Savory Muffins will satisfy both vegetarians and non. Half the muffins are filled with shredded zucchini and the other half with a bit of bacon and onion. Ernst Knam’s recipe for Ciambella Salata in his new cookbook “Dolce Dentro” inspired me to create my version of also using a vegetable other than bacon. These muffins are a wonderful substitute for bread and can be split and filled with any sandwich filling. Continue reading