Raw Vegan Chocolate Rose Tart

I am really into rose flavoured desserts lately. I typically use rose water on my skin because it is said to help with lots of skin-related issues. Rose is also

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Smoky Bean Brown Rice and Quinoa

I’m not really sure what to call this dish. I think its more of a rice side dish that would traditionally be eaten with meat, but we like to eat

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What I eat in a day: Menstrual Phase

As a follow up from my previous post about how to eat plant-based for the menstrual phase https://hazelandcacao.com/how-to-eat-plant-based-for-your-cycle-menstrual-phase/ I thought it would be nice to share some of the meals

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How to Eat Plant-Based for your cycle: Menstrual Phase

Although I’ve known my health issues were hormonal right from the beginning, I never gave “eating for my cycle” much thought until recently. I always thought the idea was not

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Easy Vegan Bean Sheet Pan Nachos

I used to make vegetarian nachos all the time when I was younger. Except back then I just used store-bought salsa, no beans, and quite a lot of cheese! When

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Understanding the Menstrual Cycle

As I dive deeper into the hormone space, I want to write more and more articles around hormone health and balancing,  but it is hard to do so when there

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Vegan Lentil Shepherds Pie

I’m sure there are thousands of vegan lentil shepherds pie recipes on the internet, there isn’t anything specific about this recipe that makes it any better, this is just my

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The Best Plant-based Foods to Help with Period Pain

This is a follow-up post on my period pain blog post that goes into a lot more detail about some of the root causes of period pain. You can find

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Getting to the Root Cause of Period Pain

Falling pregnant with my baby boy marked the end of my journey with painful periods. I was one of the lucky women who’s period pain simply didn’t return after birth.

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Vegan Lentil and Walnut Sausage Rolls

I love veggie sausage rolls. They are a serious craving of mine. I’ve been obsessed with them ever since buying them at the canteen in highschool.  They are my favourite

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Easy Homemade Tomato Beans on Toast

This is my homemade version of baked beans. I'm not sure if it is very authentic, because there is no baking involved. I have always gotten a little grossed out by baked beans on toast, only because the only version I was exposed to was the canned version.

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Vegan DIY Iron Supplement Gummies

It turns out I have a lot to say about iron and consuming iron for women, probably because it comes from personal experience, but for the purpose of this post I will keep my writing about the recipe itself and not delve too much into iron. I am currently experiencing mildly low iron due to previous pregnancy and extended breastfeeding.

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Raw Vegan Chocolate Plum Slice

I have recently learned that plums are a very good source of antioxidants. Antioxidants are a powerful tool to help fight off oxidative stress and free radicals. They help boost the immune system and help to fight off viruses, in fact, antioxidants are so great for the immunity they have even been shown to help fight cancer

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Vegan Chocolate Almond Butter Hemp Brownies- No Flour

I have tried a few vegan brownies over the years and I am most excited about this recipe. Not only does it contain no flour so it is completely gluten-free, texture-wise it is the most legitimate brownie I have made to date. It tastes just like a less sweet version of a traditional brownie

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Mexican Chilli Beans and Rice with Panasonic 10L Rice Cooker

I have been a little slow to the game and never owned a rice cooker until now, but I am so glad I waited because this rice cooker serves as the perfect machine for easy set and forget one-pot meals.

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Fluffy Vegan Yogurt Pancakes

I have decided that I really wanted to achieve a much fluffier pancake texture than the ones that I am used to, so I decided to try adding some vegan yogurt. I think the yogurt helps the pancakes to rise and bubble.

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Easy Raw Vegan Tiramisu Cups

I remember seeing a video for vegan tiramisu cups years and years ago way before I even started my blog and I can’t believe it’s taken me so long to

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Vegan Healthier Sticky Date Pudding

I think I mentioned before that my favourite thing about Christmas is all the desserts. I’m sure there is no surprise. As I understand it sticky date pudding is a

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Vegan Gingerbread Overnight Oats

I think one of my most favourite things about Christmas is everything gingerbread. I’ve noticed I’ve been collecting quite a few gingerbread themed recipes on my blog and I love

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Vegan Black Rice Pudding

I first discovered black rice pudding about the time I first started my blog and I thought it looked for exotic and beautiful. I’ve been wanting to give it a

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