Ginger Amazake (Vegan + GF)

Ginger Amazake (Vegan + GF)

If you’re looking for a warming, comforting winter drink, look no further than this Ginger Amazake! Amazake is a traditional Japanese drink made from fermented rice. It’s thought to date from as far back as 250 AD, and literally means “sweet sake”, although it is usually either non-alcoholic or has a very low alcohol content, dependingRead more

Yuzu Tea

Yuzu Tea

This Yuzu Tea is the perfect winter pick-me-up drink!  Yuzu is an Asian citrus fruit. It tastes slightly bitter like grapefruit, but has the sweet blossomy aroma of a clementine. It is widely used in Japanese cuisine, for savoury dressings and sauces, as well as in desserts, or used in alcoholic drinks such as theRead more

Grapefruit Carrot Juice

Grapefruit Carrot Juice

This fresh, fruity and fragrant Grapefruit Carrot Juice is the perfect way to start the day, especially if you’re on a health kick for the new year! But don’t worry, it’s not one of those scary “healthy” juices that taste like swamp water, thanks to the addition of citrusy grapefruit and sweet apple. I’ve likedRead more

Vegan Red Wine Hot Chocolate (GF)

Vegan Red Wine Hot Chocolate

I’ve been seeing red wine hot chocolate recipes all over the Internet recently, so I decided to make my own Vegan Red Wine Hot Chocolate! It does seem like a slightly strange combination, but after taste testing-various attempts I came to the following conclusion: Make sure you make the hot chocolate with real dark chocolate, notRead more

Kinako Latte (Vegan + GF)

Kinako Latte (Vegan + GF)

This 3-ingredient Kinako Latte is a great alternative to hot chocolate as it’s rich and comforting without being too sweet, and a fab caffeine-free option if you’re tired of herbal tea.  Kinako, which means “yellow flour” in Japanese, is roasted soybean flour (so it’s gluten-free), and is widely used in Japanese cuisine.  Kinako is traditionally used inRead more

5-Minute Vegan Eggnog (GF)

5-Minute Vegan Eggnog (GF)

“Vegan Eggnog?” I hear you ask. Yes, I know eggnog is usually made with milk, cream, sugar, eggs. But this version here is really healthy and because it’s  vegan, gluten-free and refined sugar free, it also suits a wide range of dietary requirements! I came up with this recipe because I love eggnog but can never be bothered to makeRead more

Vegan Peppermint Hot Chocolate (GF)

Vegan Peppermint Hot Chocolate (GF)

I created the recipe for this Vegan Peppermint Hot Chocolate in collaboration with the wonderful company Chocolate and Love. This is actually the fourth (!) hot chocolate recipe I’ve posted on my blog so far. I’ve made Spiced Hot Chocolate, Praline Hot Chocolate and Orange Hot Chocolate. Each one is delicious in it’s own right, and I especiallyRead more

Gingerbread Chai Latte (Vegan + GF)

Gingerbread Chai Latte (Vegan + GF)

Sipping on this Gingerbread Chai Latte is the perfect way to warm up on a chilly afternoon. I’ve posted quite a few recipes for healthier hot drinks, from this Black Sesame Latte to this Orange Hot Chocolate and this Vegan Egg Nogg. This Gingerbread Chai Latte is similar in that it tastes just as cosy, comforting andRead more

Vegan Orange Hot Chocolate (GF)

Vegan Orange Hot Chocolate

As it’s the first day of autumn today, I thought it would be the perfect time to write about this hot chocolate. I created the recipe for this Vegan Orange Hot Chocolate in collaboration with the wonderful company Chocolate and Love. I love this chocolate brand for several reasons – firstly, because their products are really good quality andRead more

Vegan Adzuki Milkshake 2 Ingredients

Vegan Adzuki Milkshake

This 2-ingredient Vegan Adzuki Milkshake is the perfect treat for hot summer days. It’s indulgently creamy, super simple to make and surprisingly healthy! I was inspired to make a Vegan Adzuki Milkshake after visiting the wonderful newly-opened Japanese café Tsujiri in London. I really wanted to try the Adzuki Ice Blend they had on the menu (in case youRead more

Easy Cheat Horchata (Vegan + GF)

Easy Cheat Horchata (Vegan + GF)

This Easy Cheat Horchata is light and refreshing, subtly spiced and inconspicuously healthy!  Horchata is the perfect drink to accompany any Mexican meal, from tacos to burritos to meat stews. It’s also delicious on its own as a refreshing cold drink on a summer’s day, and is especially handy when catering for a thirsty crowd! AsRead more

Vegan Black Sesame Latte

Vegan Black Sesame Latte

This Vegan Black Sesame Latte is rich, creamy and wonderfully indulgent, but it’s also naturally sweetened and really healthy! I’ve recently absolutely fallen in love with this Plenish unsweetened cashew milk and I’ve especially enjoyed using it to make Golden Milk. It’s become my go-to milk for making hot drinks (like hot chocolate and matcha lattes)Read more