Amaranth Porridge with Stewed Rhubarb

I shared a post last night on Instagram saying that when I first started my health journey many years ago I struggled to digest probiotic foods. I realised based on

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Vegan White Chocolate Pitaya Rose Cheesecake

Not long ago my local Aldi (which we visit all the time) started selling some colourful food powders at a very affordable price. I really love food powders because not

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Two Vegan Pattie Recipes: Lentil and Brown Rice & White Bean & Millet

We absolutely love vegan patties in this household. I have always loved them, but we have been eating them even more ever since we had a child. Our toddler absolutely

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How I Raised My Low Iron Without Supplements on a Plant-based Diet

If you have been following me for a while, particularly on Instagram, you will know that I have been on a mission to raise my low iron post-baby. This has

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Vegan Moringa Peppermint Chocolate Mousse and Benefits of Moringa for Women

As many of you know, I have been working hard at raising my iron levels post-baby. I am unable to tolerate synthetic supplements due to the way my gut reacted

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Healthy Vegan Chocolate Mud Cake with Avocado Oil

I am sure I am not the only one that used to grab one of those supermarket mud cakes from Woolworths or coles. All my friends used to eat these,

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Vegan Apple Walnut Crumble Cake

Ever since I started this blog many years ago I have been insecure over my baking skills. I am much better at raw desserts. And every time I attempt to

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Raw Vegan Walnut Fudge Bars

The inspiration for this recipe came from a random discovery that walnuts have quite a lot of omega 3. I always knew walnuts contained omega 3 but I didn’t know

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How To Eat Plant-Based for the Menstrual Cycle: Ovulatory Phase

The ovulatory phase is only a short phase lasting about 3 days when hormones are at their highest. During this time, a distinct switch happens. Estrogen reaches its peak before

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Vegan Mushroom Meatballs with Vegan Gravy

I’ve made a recent discovery: mushrooms can be a valuable source of dietary vitamin D. Vitamin D is crucial for so many systems in the body and is especially important

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Creamy Green Pea and Lemon Almond Milk Risotto with Califia Farms Unsweetened Almond Milk

Even though its winter at the moment, I have been feeling like lighter meals. I have been wanting to try a green pea risotto for a long time. It’s fresh

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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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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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Vegan Chocolate Vanilla Custard Slice

Every once in a while I want to try to recreate some of the very difficult Romanian desserts that I grew up with. My mum actually does not enjoy being

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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 Avocado Cashew Cream or Guacamole

Ever since I married my husband, we have made our guacamole the same way, which is to mix it with sour cream. It’s absolutely delicious! Since becoming more plant-based I’ve

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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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Apple Almond Quinoa Porridge

This is a recipe I developed over a year ago. I was having it regularly at the time and then stopped having it altogether once the warmer weather hit. It’s

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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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Raw Vegan Macadamia Caramel Cheesecake

I liked this cheesecake so much I decided to make a double batch and make it into a cake and a slice. Well, that’s not entirely true, the two different

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