Tzaziki is along with guacamole and hummus one of my favoirte things to eat ever, so we had to veganize this incredible garlic bomb. The original tzaziki calls for dairy which in this recipe has been replaced by (organic) cashew nuts. This tzaziki is creamy and so satisfying to add to your meals. Above I have paired it with leftovers from the night before, ovenbaked salted potatoes, added a handful or two of peas and a tablespoon of sesame seeds. Everything fried on the pan in some coconut oil at medium heat for 7-10 minutes. 

Servings: 4  // total time: 15 minutes + overnight in the fridge

Ingredients:
1 cucumber
¾ cup cashew nuts
¼ cup lemon juice
2 garlic clove
1 tbsp. dried dill or fresh dill to taste
¼ tsp. of Himalayan pink salt

Method:
Grate the cucumber and squeeze out the liquid into the blender. Place the shredded cucumber in a bowl and set it aside. Place the rest of the ingredients in the blender with the juice of the cucumber.

Blend until you have a nice thick crème. The crème will be thick but it will become thinner when it draws in the fridge overnight.

'Mix the grated cucumber with the crème. Place it in the fridge till the next day. If you feel the tzatziki is too thick, you can now add a little water to desired consistency. Season with salt. Store in the fridge for up to 4 days. 

Enjoy!

Soluuna 


I recently shared this recipe on my Instagram and I wanted to share this here as well. This roll is the perfect gluten free alternative to tortillas, burritos or wraps. As always it is vegan, flour free, refined sugar free and as mentioned free of gluten. 

This recipe is from my eBook 'Rock & Roll' and if you want to get more roll recipes such as pizza rolls, lasagna rolls, avocado rolls, curry rolls as well as sweet dessert rolls like cinnamon rolls, jam rolls and nutella rolls then check out the eBook and use the code ROLL10 to get 10% off your order. Code for the Danish eBook: ruller10.

For my parents and I, this leek and curry soup with potatoes is an absolute feast! This soup is so good, so satisying and fits incredibly well with the colder seasons as we, at least here in Denmark, are entering. Not only is this soup super good but it is also super easy to make. As mentioned below, you can make a more soup consistency with more liquid or you can allow the soup to set for a day in the fridge turning it into a creamy stew. Whatever you choose to do, this soup is definitely a must try.

When it comes to acne there is no quick fix - at least not long term. That mircle cure that medicine started out to be slowly faded away once I stopped taking the harsh pills that made my skin dry and my body (severley) dehydrated. 

I have tried everything there is out there when it comes to acne treatments. I have tried all the scrubs and creams and products on the shelves from the harsh products to the natural solutions claiming to help with the sensitive and tight skin I found myself within.

A morning I woke up with the intense desire to be creative in the sweet kitchen and this is what came out of it. This lemon cake with a touch of raspberry with a chocolate layer is so indulgent and has the ability to satisfy any sweet cravings. As always this cake is vegan, gluten free, refined sugar free yet 100% delicious. For this recipe you will need an 8 inch or 21 cm cake form.

I have decluttered my space for several years now but it wasn't until last year I started practicing minimalism and during this year I have learned so incredibly much for which I am so thankful for. This is probably going to go well below the surface and into some deep stuff but that's the thing with minimalism. Which is not what I thought it would be before starting. Instead, I thought that minimalism was just about the physical stuff around you. To declutter the belongings that you have. But it is so much more than that.

I absolutely love minimalism
Minimalism has been a huge factor in where I am today and how I have been able to break free of my constant need to be perfect and therefore also break down the illusion of who I was to others and how I wanted to be perceived. I am so incredibly grateful for crossing my path with this practice and even if I wasn't on board the first time I discovered it, I definitely am now and I am grateful for my process getting there in my own time.

Not a set of rules or a template to follow
Minimalism is not a specific template to bring down onto your life as it can be portrayed in the media. All minimalism really is, is being more mindful about what you surround yourself with and what you bring into your space. No matter where you are or what your life situation is you can bring this practice into your life letting go of what does not serve you.

Because minimalism is not about having under 50 items. Minimalism is not about being able to fit what you own into a backpack. And minimalism is also not about throwing everything you own out. Minimalism, in it's core, is being more mindful of your surroundings and to not bring something into your life that does not add anything to it.

So, if you love your book collection or any other collection and it adds joy to your life, you don't have to get rid of it to be 'more minimalistic' or because that's what it means to be minimalistic. You are allowed to surround yourself with things. Just make sure they bring you joy.

You have to be ready to let go
A minimalistic lifestyle is not something that happens overnight. Sure, you can declutter your space overnight but the act of being more conscious of what you buy, confronting your coping mechanisms and observing your destructive habits is a process. And you have to be ready and willing to do so - to get down into the heavy stuff. As I mentioned, I was not crazy about the idea of minimalism (because it was portrayed as the backpack life and only 50 belonging lifestyle - again, that's not the core of what minimalism is) but we are typically not on board with new concepts when we first learn about them. It is a seed planted that needs time to bloom and you are subconsciously getting ready for the magic to happen.

Minimalism brings value
Minimalism has made me see what is important in my life, what is essential and therefore I have been able to let go of what is not. I have been able to let go of everything that does not spark joy, that does not add value and everything that does not serve my highest good. This has brought me more time and energy to focus on what is essential to my life and what I actually want to do. Minimalism helps you let go of all the excess stuff you thought you needed but really just holds you down.

Minimalism is fun
When I decide to do something I go all in but no, that does not mean that I only have a backpack of belongings but it does mean that I left no corner untouched. I went through everything I owned, everything in my mind and everything surrounding me and minimized to what added value to my life. And along that way I found that minimalism is incredibly fun. I love to find more ways to minimize and I have never found myself to be restricted - because that's not how it's supposed to be.

Minimalism, as mentioned, is not a set of rules to follow. You simply start being more conscious of what you surround yourself with and what you bring into your life. Or who. Letting go can and is going to be tough when you start but once you experience the benefits it turns into fun.

Minimalism is a big factor in my mental health
This one is big. As mentioned, minimalism was a big factor in breaking down the layers of perfection around me and it has left me happier, calmer and with more clarity of what I want to do and what I don't want to spend my time on. Minimalism has helped me set boundaries while also making me less stressed and less anxious.

If you constantly feel overwhelmed by life and there seem to be nothing you can do to get on top of it I would definitely recommend looking into minimalism because it can help you get to the core of what matters to you - to find what is essential to you and filter out anything that is not.

It is not a miracle cure. It is going to be tough and you have to be ready to look some dark stuff in the eyes and be willing to let go. Because minimalism is so much more than decluttering the physical things around you. It is also about confronting your coping mechanism and to stop filling the constantly hollow hole that is within many of us with material items. 

This is some of the biggest lessons I have had in my first year of minimalism. Thank you for reading today's post. I really had fun writing it and looking back at all the steps and benefits I have encountered when diving into minimalism.

This cheese sauce is the best cheese sauce I have tried! It's so incredibly good and I am currently eating it with everything. And not only is it incredibly good but it is also super easy to make using things you probably already have in your kitchen - what's not to love?? You can use this as a dip for potatoes like I did here or put it on pizzas, in wraps or however you like your 'cheese'. 

If you want even more dips and spreads then you can check out my eBook filled with exactly that - click here to check it out. (Find the Danish version here).

Let's get into how it's made: 

Ingredients:
2 cups peeled and cubed potatoes (310 g)
1 tbsp. freshly squeezed lemon juice
1 tsp. Himalaya pink salt

And 1 tbsp. of this spice mix:
4 tbsp. paprika
2 tbsp. onion powder
2 tbsp. garlic powder
2 tbsp. marjoram 
1 tbsp. oregano

Method:
Mix well and store in an airtight container in a dark cabinet.  

Peel the potatoes and cut into cubes. Place in a pot with water and boil for 12 minutes until tender. Strain away the water and place the potatoes in the blender along with the rest of the ingredients.

Blend until smooth, season with salt and it's ready. 

Store in the fridge. Either eat cold or heat up at low heat with some water to desired thickness. 

Soluuna 



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For a lot of years I have suffered from period cramps and that sucks! Dredding that time of the month because of the pain is not ideal and further creates a fear around this part of my body making it even worse. I have looked many ways for pain reliefs, anything that could help with the unbearable pain in my stomach, my back and all the way down to my toes. I would love to get to a place where I can thrive on my periods and avoid pain killers.

For years I have decluttered a lot and the past year I have lived with no decorations in my room besides a plant and my journals. My walls have been bare and I had only the necessities. This was absolutely amazing. To remove every single layer of my physical life that I thought I needed in order to uphold some kind of illusion of who I was has been liberating! I love the super minimalistic lifestyle, the bare walls were amazing, but I have started to want just a bit more 'life' in my room.

Haulternative; as you can probably figure out by the name it is an alternative to the very consumerist haul that is ever so popular on the internet, especially on youtube where many people regularly buy things (I have even heard someone state that they didn't have a video idea so they went out and bought clothes for a haul - yes, you heard me right) to share with their audience. 

While it can be interesting to see purchases made by others to see if there is anything you might like, the standard haul also promotes a very capitalistic approach to material items. The very disposable approach where people buy items 'just because', 'it was too cheap not to get it' or 'it was on sale so why not?' rather that being mindful about the resources, the workers and the environment that is suffering.

I think if you ask a lot of people around the world about their favorite food, they would say pizza and I definitely can't blame them since it's also one of my favorites. There is just something so amazing about a crust with tomato sauce topped off with your favorite toppings that just get you every time. 

However since I don't eat gluten or gluten free flours I've had to get creative with the crust. This crust is super easy to make and all you need is potatoes (and some salt) which makes it super accessible. The sauce is also super simple and if Im honest, it's one of my absolute favorite tomato sauces I've tried - and that's a lot, haha.

As I have MCS (multiple chemical sensitivity) which means that I am sensitive to smells and chemicals I cannot use regular (cruelty free and vegan) deodorants so that means I have to look the completely natural and homemade way. I am pretty used to that since I have been using a homemade deodorant for many years now and it works pretty well for me. 

I really did have no intention of changing up my deodorant but then the glass jar filled with a fresh batch of the mixture was lying on the floor in many pieces so I guess the universe had a different idea. 

It was actually my mother who tried this first and she has been loving it for a few months now so I wanted to give it a go as I was too lazy to make another batch of deodorant (not that there is much effort needed, haha..)

I have just finished a recipe week. A recipe week that was vegan but also follows the Medical Medium protocol. I have been asked a few times why I follow the protocol so I thought I would talk a bit more about it here. This protocol has drastically improved my life and my health. 

Everything I eat on this protocol is fruit and vegetables, nuts, seeds, coconut and herbs. That is it. And I have been following this protocol for one and a half almost two years now. I'll definitely share more of what I eat in a day as well as the foods I don't eat + why that is. 

The reason why I decided to try this out was because I was dealing with some physical as well as mental things that caused me pain and kept me from living a 'normal life'.