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Farewell to Copenhagen Carrot Cake

Farewell to Copenhagen Carrot Cake

Boil the kettle and make a cup of tea folks, this is going to be a big one! First of all, I have to begin this post by saying THANK YOU. My New Roots is officially 10 years old and I couldn’t have done it without […]

Tempeh Tacos with Raw Cashew Queso

Tempeh Tacos with Raw Cashew Queso

I have to start by saying how incredibly moved I was by the comments on the last post, and the emails I received from you guys – a deep, heartfelt thank you. I knew that opening myself up would spark a lot of conversation, but […]

Cinnamon Crunch Cereal and Hemp Milk

Cinnamon Crunch Cereal and Hemp Milk

“It is easier to change a man’s religion than to change his diet.” – Margaret Mead Yup. Pretty much. This entire shift began when I had a particularly gnarly couple of months with manic mood swings that rivaled my adolescence, acne flare-ups, bloating, low energy, […]

Chickpea Pasta with Basil-Pea Pesto

Chickpea Pasta with Basil-Pea Pesto

It’s pretty redundant to say that I love cooking. So much. But even though I find myself enamoured with some small detail of every meal that I make, this chickpea pasta was next-level emotional. In fact, was one of the few recipes I’ve made in my […]

Secret Ingredient Frozen Hot Chocolate

Secret Ingredient Frozen Hot Chocolate

When I was in high school, the cool thing to do at lunch was eschew the basement cafeteria (obvi), leave the grounds altogether, and go to the local coffee shop. This made us feel like “adults” or something, sitting on plush velvet sofas, gossiping about […]

Breakfast Buckwheat Florentines

Breakfast Buckwheat Florentines

“Done is better than perfect.” I can’t tell you how many times I repeat this to myself on a daily basis, as a sort of mantra to soothe and convince the perfectionist inside me to just follow through. To just put it out there. I […]

It’s Alive! Sprouted Chickpea Hummus

It’s Alive! Sprouted Chickpea Hummus

The first job I landed after moving to Copenhagen, was working as a chef in a little cafe. After a few weeks of consistently not burning lasagna and under seasoning everything, I was asked if I was interested in cooking on a few episodes on a local, public […]

Poke-Inspired Beet Bowl

Poke-Inspired Beet Bowl

Poke seems to be everywhere these days, from fine restaurant menus, to fast-casual and even food trucks. Chefs are coming up with clever combos and creative reinterpretations – even fish-free versions for the veg set. I knew had to take a stab at it. Or […]