This cream of cauliflower soup is super easy and quick to prepare, requiring only 25 minutes. It’s gluten and dairy free, healthy and filling, and captures perfectly the meaning of comfort food. The ideal prepare-in-advance lunch or quick dinner.
This post and recipe are part of the ‘My Mum’s Kitchen’ series where I share with you some of my mum’s delicious baking and cooking. You can find all the posts in this series here or in the main menu under “MY MUM’S KITCHEN”.
NOTE: The inclusion of croutons is optional. Without them, the recipe is 100% gluten free and paleo.
Who would’ve thought – another savoury recipe! Judging by the recipe repertoire on this blog, you must think I live on nothing but gluten free cupcakes and raw vegan desserts. I assure you, that’s not the case – oftentimes I actually prefer a savoury dish over a sweet delicacy.
But what I love most of all is my mum’s cooking. It’s often said that any dish prepared by someone else tastes infinitely better than if you had prepared it yourself; and surely nothing tastes better than your mum’s cooking. Of course, I may be somewhat biased.
This raw vegan cheesecake is the perfect summer dessert: creamy, refreshing and perfectly balanced due to the slight tartness of the raspberries. The lemon zest in the crunchy almond crust adds an extra pop of flavour, which will blow your mind. This healthy dessert couldn’t be easier to make – it requires only 5 ingredients and there’s no need to turn on the oven! It’s vegan, paleo, gluten and dairy free, but most importantly, it’s super delicious.
(Psst, no coconut oil!)
You know one thing I haven’t talked about on here? Chemistry. Which is strange, given that – you know – I’m an Inorganic Chemistry PhD student.
Here’s the thing: Chemistry is fun and wonderful and exciting and in my humble opinion the closest we can get to “magic”. I’m sure many physicists, mathematician and artists are shaking their fists at me right now and shouting war, but hey – to each their own.
This healthy melted ice cream smoothie bowl tastes like everything a decadent ice cream sundae should be, but without the brain freeze, the sugar high or the subsequent energy crash. In fact, you could easily have this 10 minute, 6 ingredient vegan paleo dessert for breakfast – and you would still be getting a fairly balanced, wholesome meal that also happens to be gluten and dairy free!
This is what happens when you really want a decadent ice cream sundae, but it’s cold and miserable outside, you’re battling with a cold and you know that a freezing cold ice cream isn’t the best idea. (Even though ice cream is always a great idea.) But we won’t be defeated – it’s June and that fact alone demands that if we want ice cream, ice cream is what we’ll get.
If you’re a coconut fan, you’ll love these raw vegan chocolate covered coconut bars. If you’re not, you just might be converted. They are full of wholesome, plant-based ingredients, super healthy (for a dessert), and contain coconut in 4 different forms. This easy no bake vegan dessert recipe proves just how delicious healthy, allergy friendly sweets can be.
First of all, these chocolate covered coconut bars are not homemade Bounty bars. They are so much more. They are Bounty bars raised to the power of more allergy friendly, more healthy and definitely 100% more delicious. (I’ve been informed that “Bounty” doesn’t really ring a bell for the USA folks… we’re talking about Mounds bars-type thingies. Cultural differences, what can you do.)