Author: Adelina

healing
travel

Heal yourself

Have you ever sat down and tried TO REALLY analyse yourself, your health, your eating habits and your routines? It’s not easy but extremely worthwhile, and a healing process. That’s why it’s called a practice. We have to practice a practice if it is to be of value Allan Lokos, Patience: The Art of Peaceful Living […]

taco shell
plant-based dinner ideas, recipes

Making taco shells

What is it about Mexican food? There is something about the summer season and Mexican food that brings so much joy. Making tacos is such a fun activity and you can experiment with a wide range of vegan and gluten-free ingredients. When it comes to homemade soft taco shells, I have a SUPER easy and […]

summer
vegan drinks

3 ways to ease into the summer

Coming out of long winter/spring can be exhausting and full of shedding lots of clothing layers, getting over colds and getting to know your fun summery self again! Spring is often called the renewal season, which basically means, out with the old and in with the new. Here are 3 ways to help you ease […]

female lava lizard
travel

Isla Española – the secret island!

Save the best for last! Isla Española and Bahia Gardner de Española are truly untouched wonders that are not as well known, hence the secret. Why? Due to the distance, most travel companies will not offer this island as part of their package. In order to see these gems there are two main requirements: spend […]

blue footed boobies
travel

Why Punta Pitt, San Cristóbal should be on your radar…

Punta Pitt located on the eastern end of San Cristóbal island, is simply magical! Experiencing BLUE footed boobies’ mating rituals and being right next to this left all of us speechless. Walk to the top of the volcanic hill for expansive views of the sparsely vegetated area. A variety of seabirds nest here, including blue-footed […]

fisherman
travel

Puerto Ayora (Santa Cruz)

Santa Cruz island meets white sand beaches and the ocean full of white tip reef sharks. Oh, and did I mention lots of cute local shops in Puerto Ayora specializing in organic cotton t-shirts and selling strong roasted coffee beans. Also, restaurants serving fresh caught fish of the day and many authentic Ecuadorian dishes. Does […]

vegan strawberry 'cheese'cake
desserts, recipes

raw GF vegan strawberry ‘cheese’ cake

This raw vegan GF strawberry cheese cake is a conversation starter! I found this recipe, because in my local organic market I stumbled across some sweet & ripe strawberries from Spain. They were calling out to me and I couldn’t resist. Since it’s a long weekend, I thought this would be the perfect opportunity to […]

land iguana
travel

Isla Santa Fe

I thought a lot about how I would like to portray my Galapagos trip on my blog. And although I shared quite a bit on Instagram I played around with many ideas about what/how to structure my blog posts. The main tool I would like to use to share my experiences is photography. Not a […]

nutritional yeast
plant-based dinner ideas, recipes

nutritional yeast

This post is inspired by some of you asking me about nutritional yeast! I talk about: health benefits, how to make kickass cheeses, and where to find the best prices when shopping around for nutritional yeast. Nutritional yeast has a number of health benefits. If you are a vegan and/or vegetarian these benefits will hopefully […]

sea lion
travel

Galapagos Islands

Admittedly I have been planning this Galapagos islands trip in my head for about 10 years. I knew from the very beginning that visiting these islands will be a once in a lifetime magical experience and I was right ! But boy, the experience far exceeded my pent up expectations. What these islands sent my […]