Author: zana

Plant-based sushi roll [whole-food, plant-based, no oil, gluten free]

Plant-based sushi roll [whole-food, plant-based, no oil, gluten free]

I used to be very intimidated by the word “sushi”. It sounded very posh to me and I thought it can only be made with raw fish. But as it turns out, it’s just seasoned rice with some kind of filling wrapped into a nori 

Creamy cucumber salad [vegan, plant-based, no-oil, low-fat]

Creamy cucumber salad [vegan, plant-based, no-oil, low-fat]

Creamy cucumber salad is my favorite thing to bring to a BBQ party. It’s rich, refreshing, satisfying, and very delicious. You can have it with grilled burgers or vegetables. It is also delicious all by itself with a piece of bread or with baked potatoes. 

Delicious thick plant-based cooking cream [vegan, plant-based, no-oil, low-fat, gluten-free]

Delicious thick plant-based cooking cream [vegan, plant-based, no-oil, low-fat, gluten-free]

This is a very simple recipe for a delicious, thick, plant-based cooking cream that is also oil-free, gluten-free, low in fat, and of course vegan. This is my favorite plant-based substitute for heavy cream – it has a very rich taste but it is very 

The best tofu scramble [vegan, plant-based, no-oil, gluten-free]

The best tofu scramble [vegan, plant-based, no-oil, gluten-free]

What is tofu scramble? Probably everyone who is avoiding eggs has tried a tofu scramble recipe at least once in their life. It’s a very simple recipe, you just crumble some tofu into a pan, saute it with some onions or your favorite vegetables and 

How to maintain a healthy plant-based diet during the Coronavirus Pandemic?

How to maintain a healthy plant-based diet during the Coronavirus Pandemic?

Will your plant-based diet keep you safe from catching the Coronavirus? Of course not, but it might help you fight it. It has been almost a month since the Coronavirus containment measures took place where I live. My life has changed a lot and so 

How to cook without oil on a plant-based diet? Don’t use water instead!

How to cook without oil on a plant-based diet? Don’t use water instead!

As you might have heard, oil is a highly processed food and all the plant-based doctors advise against it. Mic the Vegan even called it “The vegan killer” because it might be the one thing that could cause heart disease for vegans. But if you 

Low-fat Curry with sweet potato, broccoli, chickpeas, and homemade coconut milk [whole-food, plant-based, oil-free]

Low-fat Curry with sweet potato, broccoli, chickpeas, and homemade coconut milk [whole-food, plant-based, oil-free]

This is a recipe for a low-fat whole-food plant-based curry. Most curry recipes out there call for coconut milk. But coconut milk is a highly processed food and very high in saturated fat. That can be a problematic food for people with heart disease and 

How to go plant-based? 5 real-life tips to help you go plant-based with confidence.

How to go plant-based? 5 real-life tips to help you go plant-based with confidence.

Cheat sheet is on the bottom! So you are interested in going plant-based. Good on you! There are many reasons to go plant-based. It doesn’t matter why you decided to go plant-based, but it does matter how you choose to do it. Whether you made 

Is a plant-based diet the same as vegan?

Is a plant-based diet the same as vegan?

First, let’s just explain both of the terms. The basic explanation of terms will give you a good hint of whether or not plant-based is the same as vegan. But to understand why the difference is not small and so very important, make sure you 

Brussels sprouts and quinoa casserole [whole-food, plant-based, oil-free, gluten-free]

Brussels sprouts and quinoa casserole [whole-food, plant-based, oil-free, gluten-free]

Warm, cheesy, and hearty casseroles are the best thing about winter. They warm up your belly and they warm up your home. What if I told you, there was a plant-based cream sauce so good, it could make you eat Brussels sprouts even if you