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 look and taste like swamp water. I’ve liked adding oranges to my carrot juice for aRead more

Vegan Red Wine Hot Chocolate (GF)

Vegan Red Wine Hot Chocolate

I’ve been lusting over all the red wine hot chocolate recipes that I’ve been seeing 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 theRead 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 Spiced Hot Chocolate

This Vegan Peppermint Hot Chocolate is so indulgent and perfect for winter.  I’ve posted so many different hot chocolate recipes on my blog so far.  Each one is delicious in it’s own right, and I especially love this Peppermint Hot Chocolate because the fragrant peppermint flavour paired with the rich dark chocolate reminds me so muchRead 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 Spiced Hot Chocolate

As it’s the first day of autumn today, I thought it would be the perfect time to make a Vegan Orange Hot Chocolate.  This hot chocolate is so rich and creamy that you won’t believe it’s vegan! My secret for making it so delicious is using  unsweetened cashew milk, which I’ve absolutely fallen in love with!Read more

Vegan Adzuki Milkshake 2 Ingredients

Vegan Adzuki Milkshake 2 Ingredients

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