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Vegan banana oatmeal

Oatmeal is one of those #hygge meals that warms my soul. In this article, I share with you my humble recipe fora cozy breakfast that reminds me of banoffee. We eat this vegan banana oatmeal at least 2 times a week, especially now that it's winter. As you may have read in this article, where I shared our recipe for a delicious savory cauliflower porridge, this type of meals are a habit we acquired after our short visit to Copenhagen. Copenhagen is the capital of #hygge and while in Groed, we drew inspiration from some of the meals that are...

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How to dry flowers

In this article I share with you one of my favorite pastimes! I will show you how easy it is to dry flowers at home. I love to pick flowers and dry them in my special press or in a thick book. I may be from another era, but I consider this #slowliving relaxing activity is truly magical. Isn't it somewhat poetic that we can extend the life of flowers by drying them? Once you put them in the press or the book, you need to completely forget about them for a few days and then come back to see how...

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Natural yoga mat cleaner

Regardless the form of exercise, chances are we all need an exercise mat. And if we don't own one, there is always one in fitness studios. Either way, it's best if before and after each use you disinfect the mat. In this article, I share with you the recipe for a natural cleanser for your exercise mat. Of course, you can always make your own combinations based on your needs. Find the ingredient ratio that has worked for me below. About the yoga mat : Several years ago, I invested in a good yoga mat made of 100% natural materials. It's been...

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Chia Pudding: An invigorating breakfast from the night before

What is chia pudding? A very invigorating breakfast that we can prepare from the night before! I have said this a million times. I'm not the best cook in the world, but I really like experimenting with breakfast foods! That's why at ashinyday.com you can find ideas for colorful, delicious and fruity breakfasts. The backstory : This time, I tried to make a pudding from chia seeds. In Europe this breakfast is very popular for two reasons: 1. You can prepare it from the night before and 2. It's very nutritiously dense. And it's true! You prepare it in the evening, put it...

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Raspberry and flaxseed smoothie

A significant element for a balanced diet are juices and healthy drinks. You may have already noticed that on A Shiny Day we love delicious smoothies. A healthy smoothie with the right ingredients can be refreshing, stimulating with nutrients and can also lift our spirits with its beautiful color. This week I tried an out-of-this-world raspberry and flaxseed smoothie. Flaxseed is essential for those who follow a vegan diet while raspberries help detoxify the body. Ingredients for a glass : 3 organic strawberries 1 tbsp frozen raspberries 3/4 of a glass of oat milk 1 seedless royal date 1/4 tsp....

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Vegan carob pancakes with edible flowers

My special tribute to spring and its wonderful flowers continues with delicious vegan carob pancakes with edible flowers! The backstory : As you may have already seen in other articles, I love making healthy pancakes and I always like trying something different. This time, I tried to make them using a little carob flour. The result was very pleasing, both in taste and visually! This idea is the perfect way to brighten your mood on a hazy morning or to surprise someone you love! These pancakes : Are vegan : do not contain dairy, eggs, honey Have minimal gluten: For this recipe, I...

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Vegan savory porridge with cauliflower

When the day of the week we get to eat our savory porridge for lunch comes, I smile from ear to ear. The reason is simple enough : A bowl of warm porridge can warm ones soul! The first time I tried savory porridge was in Copenhagen, in a #hygge little restaurant that specialized in these sorts of meals. They offered a variety of delicious oatmeals and porridges, savory or sweet. I was so obsessed with everything that I tried from Grød, that I even boughttheir recipe book. I studied, practiced the technique and I can proudly say that these...

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How to paint a ceramic pot

There are 300 reasons that I suggest you paint a plain, boring ceramic pot and 2000 ways to do it. In this article, I share with you an easy wayto decorate with pastel geometric shapes one or two small ceramic pots. You should try this because... Painting is relaxing You had those plain pots lying around and you wanted to give them some flavor You always want to add your signature as an artist to everything within a miles radius it's a great gift idea You don't really need a reason. Just for the hell of it! There are no...

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Fluffy vegan carob chocolate cookies

For the past few months, I have been baking these fluffy delicious carob cookies every week, that are of course vegan. My mission to perfect this recipe was not an easy one. I had to try every variation, improvise and experiment with various ingredients. After numerous trials, these mouth-watering cookies are the perfect complement to your coffee or breakfast, made with cruelty-free and low in gluten ingredients, for everyone to enjoy. Disclaimer: I’m not a professocial cook. Like, at all. But I have a soft spot for delicacies and when I come across a promising recipe, a little voice in...

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Hot turmeric latte (vegan)

It’s been 2 years since I started this blog and I still haven’t shared with you my trusty recipe for my favorite hot drink! Shame on me. In this article, I’m going to share with you the recipe for a hot drink that’s dear to my heart : turmeric latte or golden milk. It is a delicious, nutritious and super antioxidant drink that I enjoy when the temperature drops. And in the summer months, I switch to my tried and true ICED turmeric latte. Here’s the recipe! The secret to a perfect hot turmeric beverage is love. Yes, I said it. In...

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