Author Archives: The Vegan Monster

No-Meat Buckwheat Beetroot Balls (Vegan, Gluten-free, Soy-free)

It’s another meat-free Monday. A good day to avoid meat, like any day really, he he… Continue reading

Pomegranate Nice Cream with Chocolate Garnish (Vegan, Naturally Gluten-free, Without Refined Sugar)

Today I have another delicious recipe to offer from the Sundae Sunday series that lovely Julia from Der Veg ist das Ziel and I have created. Because Sundays are the perfect day for sundaes, right? 😉 Continue reading

Hazelnut Chocolate Semifreddo (Vegan, Gluten-free, No Refined Sugar)

At the moment I’m doing another pantry challenge. And I must admit that I haven’t used hazelnuts as much as I would like to. Hazelnuts and chocolate work so well together. Continue reading

Super Easy Berry Banana Yoghurt Dessert (Vegan, Gluten-free, No Added Sugar)

This is one of my favourite quick desserts lately. It is ridiculously easy to make. Almost too easy to post it as a recipe here. But I thought it is too delicious not to share 🙂 Continue reading

Is Your Diet Killing The Planet? What You Can Do

Last Week was New Zealand’s turn to participate in the global climate strike. Almost 200.000 people went onto the streets to demand climate action now. I was one of them. And I chose a slightly uncomfortable message for my protest sign: Continue reading

Buckwheat Chocolate Ice Cream Bars (Vegan, Gluten-free, Nut-free, No Refined Sugar)

Ever since I got some more stainless steel sprouting lids, I keep having batches of sprouts going on my kitchen bench. There is a kind of micro green variety with a mix of alfalfa, broccoli and radish. And there mung beans. And buckwheat! Continue reading

Creamy Broccoli Soup with Roasted Pumpkin (Vegan, Gluten-free, Nut-free)

Winter is coming to an end and now the brassica season is in full swing. Oooh, how I love broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage and co! And they are sooo healthy too! 🙂 Continue reading

Easy Banana Loaf (Vegan, Gluten-free, Oil-free)

There was this bunch of bananas that I have been keeping an eye on. Eagerly waiting for it to ripen up so I could make some vegan and gluten-free banana loafs! Because ever since I made this chocolate banana loaf I couldn’t stop thinking about this Continue reading

Sundae Sunday – Almond Vanilla Ice Cream with Blueberry Sauce (Vegan, Gluten-free, No Refined Sugar)

This Sunday is a not an ordinary Sunday! I am excited to announce this sweet little special – called Sundae Sunday. Julia from the food and sustainability blog “Der Veg ist das Ziel” and I have teamed up. Continue reading

Vegan Gluten-free Plum Banana Ice Cream Popsicles Without Refined Sugar Recipe - Vegane Glutenfreie Pflaumen Bananen Eis Am Stiel Ohne Kristallzucker Rezept

Plum Banana Ice Pops (Vegan, Gluten-free, No Refined Sugar)

The freezer challenge continues! That means I’m using up ingredients that have been ignored for too long. The other week it was raspberries that I found and used in this delicious No Bake Almond Raspberry Slice. Continue reading

Vegan Gluten-free Raw Ginger Carrot Salad Dressing Without Oil Recipe - Veganes Glutenfreies Rohkost Ingwer Karotten Salat Dressing Ohne Oel Rezept

Ginger Carrot Salad Dressing (Vegan, Gluten-free, Oil-free)

Have you had your leafy greens today? They belong to a healthy, balanced diet after all…. Yeah, I admit that I sometimes struggle to incorporate them. But everything is so much easier with a yummy salad dressing, especially when it’s home-made – it tastes extra yummy. Continue reading

Super Easy Avocado Chocolate Ice Cream (Vegan, Gluten-free, No Refined Sugar)

Avocado season is in full swing now, here in New Zealand. At times I have so many of them, that new ways of using them up are required. I already made this No Bake Avocado Chocolate Cake.

But those avocados just keep coming. Continue reading

No Bake Avocado Chocolate Mousse Cake (Vegan, Gluten-free, Nut-free)

New avocado season has started with a loud bang here in New Zealand. Suddenly I see myself almost drowning in this delicious fruit. Dear friends keep supplying me with fresh, locally grown avocados and I am so grateful, I can’t put it into words. Continue reading