My favourite tagine

This tagine is packed with flavours and so simple to make. One of my favourite…


What if the whole world went vegetarian?

We talk a lot about the vegetarian potential here on this website, because we…


Cumin and bean burgers

If you ask me, this is the ultimate veggie burger. Bursting with flavour and…


Super Simple Red Beet and Caraway Soup

Winter is very real in Munich this year, with 10 to 15 degrees below zero and…


9 Things You Can Do About Climate Change (Recommended Reading)

With the inauguration of Donal Trump, 2017 got off to a rough start from a…


Carrot coriander slaw

The perfect side dish for burgers!  Carrot coriander slaw   Save…


Vegan Greek Salad

On hot summer days, greek salad is my favourite lunch. This is a delicious…


Aquafaba meringues (with ice cream, berries and maple syrup)

Aquafaba is the juice in the chickpea can and also a complete game changer - it…


Roasted asparagus with panfried breadcrumbs and hazelnuts

It is asparagus season in Bavaria and it's really a huge thing here. Adding…


Can we feed the world and stop deforestation? Depends what's for dinner (recommended reading).

A new peer reviewed study concludes that feeding a world population of 9.6…


Roasted eggplant fillets

This is so simple to prepare it can hardly even be called a recipe! Definitely…


Meat consumption and water scarcity

Did you know it takes 5000 litres of water to produce a normal sized steak? Did…


Indian style curry burger with fresh homemade mango chutney

Plant-based burgers have been on my mind lately.... And these especially - a…


Red lentil dal with carrots and green peas

An old favourite! Serve with rice (e.g. the black version like in the photo),…


Root fries with cheesy dip

I'm into my comfort food at the moment (Where is spring! Why is it snowing…


Four important arguments for switching to a plant-based diet

Considering I run a vegan food blog, perhaps it is not surprising that I think…


Pickled onion

These pickled onions are a great addition to any vegetable burgers, meatballs…


Chia, strawberry and fig jam

Chia is such a great little seed - packed with nutrients, plus has this way to…


Filling and nutrient dense raw cauliflower salad

The key to really increasing your greens - I mean eating loads and loads of…


Cumin, nuts and seeds salad topping

This salad topping is great to have at your finger tips when creating a quick…


Last minute ideas for planning your vegan Christmas menu

Happy holiday season, everyone! It can be quite stressful, can't it, getting…


Vegan Christmas - Whole roasted celeriac with herbs, olive oil and sea salt

This is an old favourite that I have now every so often started to also make…


Vegan Christmas - Swedish 'meat'balls with lentils and black rice

Meatballs are a must at Christmas, and these ones with black rice and lentils…


Vegan Christmas - Red cabbage and apple relish with cranberries

I love a little red cabbage for Christmas. I boil mine in vegetable stock and…


Vegan Christmas - Saffron ice cream with cranberries and pistachios

Nothing gets me into Christmas spirit like the smell and taste of saffron. I'm…


Recommended reading: Eating less meat isn’t just good for you, it could save the planet

In time for reviews of national dietary guidelines in both Europe and The…


Plant-Based travel - Cape Town, South Africa

A couple of days ago I came home from my first visit to Cape Town, a city I…


Chili with beans, peas and peppers

One of my favourite things to cook, and eat, is chili. Served with the right…


Vegan creme fraiche

This is the best vegan creme fraiche alternative I've managed to come up with.…


Tuscany inspired creamy tomato soup with bread and basil

One of my most special food memories is a tomato soup served at a hotel I…


Hazelnut chocolate mousse with warm raspberries

Chocolate mousse, who doesn't love it? This vegan version is aiming to be a…


Creamy chickpeas with turmeric, black cumin and parsley

This is currently my go-to lunch when I'm 1. in a rush 2. feel a little extra…


Blueberry ice cream (with tofu and cashews)

The sun came out for a minute the other day - and God knows there's not been…


Soybean noodles in peanut butter spinach sauce

This only takes a few minutes to make but is absolutely delicious which makes…


Cashew creamy spinach salad with roasted chickpeas

This salad is one of my favorites to make when I am after something very…


Staying hydrated with flavored waters

It is really warm where we are at the moment, in Northern Sweden (yes, we're…


Rhubarb Cinnamon Crumble

This is a real summer treat, that I make over and over again for dessert this…


planetplantbased on instagram

For more frequent Planet Plant Based updates, follow me on instagram:…


Side dish: roasted potatoes with thyme

Potatoes roasted to perfection - perhaps the king amongst side dishes?  So…


Black bean pasta with edamame, garlic and sea salt

I have this new obsession with black bean pasta. Such a great invention. Today…


"I want to live to be around for our grandkids" (Bill Clinton on becoming a vegan)

Former US President Bill Clinton is probably the world's most famous vegan.…


My top three energy boosting juice recipes

I've said it before and I'll say it again - juicing (vegetables) isn't just…


Warm salad with marinated tofu, potatoes and hazelnuts

This salad is packed with many different ingredients to love. Fragrant…


Ruccula, avocado, a squeeze of lemon and toasted pine nuts

It doesn't have to be more complicated than this. The avocado softens the…


Peanut butter veggie stir-fry with coconut rice

This is a simple way of making something really tasty out of vegetables past…


Recommended reading: climate change interview with Kofi Annan

I'd like to recommend this interview in The Guardian from earlier this week…


Turmeric plum porridge

A number of scientific studies lately have shown that the spice turmeric very…


Saffron risotto with roasted vegetables

I love this vegan take on risotto. It is creamier than any other risotto I've…


Did you know? Five random (but mind boggling) facts about meat.

Meat consumption hugely impacts our health and the environment. Here are some…


Nori wrap with sweet potato, avocado and miso dressing

Nori wraps is my thing at the moment. In this one, I love the combination of…


Recommended reading: The Myth of High-Protein Diets

This New York Times opinion piece from earlier this week is a great overview of…


Shiitake asparagus stir-fry with toasted cashews and wasabi avocado cream

This meal combines so many of my favourite flavours. And it can be varied in…


Side dish: ginger sesame marinated aubergine

5.0 from 1 reviewsSide dish: ginger sesame marinated aubergine  ……


Nori wraps with ginger eggplant, avocado and brown rice

This is a such good food to grab on the go. Nori - the black thin algae paper…


Plant-based news round-up

Vegetarian related stories make headline news every week. No wonder,…


Mild coconut carrot soup with shiitake, coriander and spring onion

The carrot soup goes fantastically well with the shiitake mushrooms, both from…


My most delicious (and super simple) Dal

This is one of my all time favourites. Fragrant, gorgeous colour, not too heavy…


This week in the (plant-based) news

Meat eating and its effects on our health, the environment and the animal…


Nutritious chili salad

When you read a lot about food like I do, especially about how it is linked to…


The ultimate (kids friendly) smoothie

My son is at the age when he will drink anything as long as he gets to cling…


Coconut brownie bites

My daughter had a friend over yesterday and they wanted to bake, so we decided…


Vegan quote: Sir Paul McCartney

Ex-Beatle Sir Paul McCartney is a a long-term vegan and animal rights activist.…


Pumpkin seed cannellini meatballs in tomato sauce with zucchini spaghetti

It doesn't get much better than this tomato sauce. It's amazing with pasta,…


Plant-based quote: Michelin starred chef Bruno Loubet

"I do say to people, if nobody does anything now, your grandchildren will not…


Lime, avocado and coconut ice cream cheese cake 

This is dense and rich and absolutely delicious. The lime, nuts and avocado…


Cinnamon porridge with chia, flax and pomegranate

Today's breakfast for two. Porridge with loads of healthy seeds, pomegranate…


Red Beet and Zucchini Pancakes with Avocado Tahini Sauce and Ruccola Salad

These colourful pancakes are always a success. They can go with various sauces…


Quinoa and mixed seed crackers

These crackers are so versatile, it is great to alway have a stack of them at…


Vegan quote: Albert Einstein

One of history's most famous vegetarians is Albert Einstein. Reports say he was…


Berries with vanilla cashew cream

The simplest of healthy desserts. No sweetener added, just the dates. Serve…


Creamy green super soup served with chunky avocado and pumpkin seed mousse

This is a real super soup, packed with nutrients from the spinach, the avocado,…


Crunchy chickpeas (with green salad, if you like)

I am addicted to this perfect, crunchy snack. Better than crisps, better than…


Goji mango chia pudding

This is my son's favourite snack, and I'm very happy about it since is packed…


Walnut lentil burgers with cauliflower puree and red onion relish

This meal reminds me of those traditional Sunday dinners growing up in northern…


My ultimate green juice

Drinking this green juice in the morning helps me have a better day; feeling…


Roasted cauliflower crumbles with lentils, fennel and tomatoes

This is a really hearty and filling meal yet still both low-carb and low…


Raw zucchini spaghetti with creamy pistachio sauce and roasted tomatoes

So here we have another 'close to raw' recipe. The 'spaghetti' is actually raw…


Recommended reading: "If you must eat meat, save it for Christmas"

Why do we continue to eat such enormous quantities of meat (meat from factory…


Chickpeas, almonds, cranberries and thyme

Today's lunch had to be quick, as we are busy packing up for a week's holiday…


Super healthy filling lentil soup with coconut, lime and ginger

Do your health a favour this week and have this incredibly nutrient-dense soup.…


Honey and cumin glazed whole cauliflower and broccoli

These two amazing whole roasted vegetables work really well as a side dish or…


Aubergine slices with tahini cumin sauce

Wednesday night, I was treated by my friend Rebecca to an absolutely gorgeous…


Raw Detox Salad

Oh my, is there a lot of eating going on in December.... Christmas parties and…


Rosemary roasted carrots with creamy herb sauce

It's the simple things in life... I found some gorgeous carrots of various…


A message from Ida (from 2014)

I am very happy that you have found this blog. Welcome! My name is Ida…


Pomelo salad with roasted coconut

This is a vegan alternative to the pomelo salads you will find in Vietnamese…


What’s good for you is good for our planet

Well, this article pretty much sums it up: What’s good for you is good for our…


Mini Christmas pralines with hazelnut and chocolate

Small bites of Christmas heaven, these little ones. And a much healthier…


Chickpea blinis with grilled vegetables and lemon cream

I had something similar to these blinis the other week, at a vegan restaurant…


Did you know this about meat eating's effect on the environment?

…that according to the United Nations today’s global meat production emits…


Quick veggie taco

It's everyone's favourite quick meal, this one. In our family at least. Super…


Egg and dairy free mayonnaise

This is a really useful basic sauce which can be flavoured in endless ways to…


Vegan Christmas - Sweet potato, buckwheat and cranberry salad

Sweet potatoes, kale, cinnamon, cranberries and saffron - it doesn't get more…


Matcha porridge with cinnamon and pomegranate

Matcha, for those of you who don't know, is the Japanese green tea which…


Kidney bean and tofu burger

You do not have to give up on amazing burgers just because you decide to eat…


Vegan Christmas - vegan Swedish meatballs with rose pepper and thyme

Meatballs are a must on every Swedish Christmas table. Let's make them vegan!…


Vegan Christmas - saffron rice cake with raspberry jam

The most gorgeous Christmas dessert. And it tastes amazing too! The key to…


Potato and caper sallad in vegan mayonnaise with dill and red onion

This potato salad is a classic for me on almost any buffet table. It is easy to…


Vegan Christmas - Oven baked honey mustard rutabaga

A creative, and really tasty of course, alternative to Christmas ham. Search…


New study shows milk drinking is related to higher mortality

A really interesting, large study made headlines across the globe a few weeks…