Author Archives: The Vegan Monster

Hemp Chocolate Ice Cream (Vegan, Gluten-free, Nut-free, Fruit-Sweetened)

Not long ago I made these Chocolate Hemp Ice Pops, which had a surprising creamy texture and a very unique flavour. Loaded with Omega 3 and sweetened only with fruit, they make for a very special, healthier treat. Continue reading

Zucchini Fritters with Paprika Sauce (Vegan, Gluten-free, Oil-free)

You might have seen it my Instagram account already, where I share the occasional update from my vege garden successes this year: I am having the best season ever! After years and years of learning and doing, I have come to a point Continue reading

Kumara (Sweet Potato) Pizza (Vegan, Gluten-free, Yeast-free, Oil-free, Without Tomato)

A while back I made this pumpkin tart flambee and you guys were loving it! When I wanted to make it again in form of a pizza, I had run out of pumpkin. So I tried a version with kumara (sweet potato) instead and Continue reading

Hemp Chocolate Ice Pops (vegan, Gluten-free, Fruit-Sweetened)

Summer is here! And summer means ice cream time! So I tried a new ice pop recipe. Continue reading

No Bake Raspberry Chocolate Tart (Vegan, Gluten-free, Fruit-Sweetened)

It’s summer here in New Zealand and this year I have been super successful with growing my own raspberries. It’s such an amazing feeling to got out into the garden and to pick a whole bowl Continue reading

Vanilla Crescent Christmas Cookies (Vegan, Gluten-free, Oil-free)

Holiday season is on! And I’m still madly into baking Christmas cookies. But I’m not playing the Sinatra Christmas collection yet, he he he… 😉 Continue reading

Spiced Banana Loaf (Vegan, Gluten-free, Oil-free, Fruit-Sweetened)

Not long to go and the holiday season has more or less officially started. I’ve been in the mood for a while now. Because while working on a recipe eBook that includes Christmas recipes, I found myself in a slightly bent time zone 😉 Continue reading

Pumpkin Tarte Flambee (Vegan, Gluten-free, Yeast-free)

This year I have re-discovered my love for pumpkins. My favourite option is simply baked pumpkin as a side dish to various savoury meals. If you get the right pumpkin, it just tastes so delicious!

Ever since I’ve seen this photo of a pumpkin based pizza I was Continue reading

Ginger Bread Figures (Vegan, Gluten-free, Nut-free, Fruit-Sweetened)

The Christmas mood is happening early for me this year. Usually I end up baking Christmas cookies in a hurried haze, about two days away from Christmas 😉 Continue reading

Flower Power Salad Dressing (Vegan, Gluten-free, Oil-free)

Summer is almost here, my garden is growing sooo fast! Lots of fresh salad is to be enjoyed. And lately I’m totally into this vegan herbal salad dressing – because all these herbs and flowers are waking up in my garden. Continue reading

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