My first-ever wedding invite and my contribution to it: a three-layered wedding cake with mascarpone frosting

Posted in: Food, Sweet stuff · 5 June 2017

I am invited to a wedding, and have offered to bake the wedding cake. Read the whole story and find the recipe for a delicious and beautiful three-layered wedding cake with mascarpone frosting below!

My first-ever wedding invite and my contribution to it: a three-layered wedding cake with mascarpone frosting

5 June 2017
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Summer soul food: Ceviche with mango avocado and tomato salad

Posted in: Food, Main courses · 2 June 2017

And so another month has begun, and as is the case with every beginning of a new month, there’s a new food column in Mio magazine from me for you to enjoy! This time we’re traveling to South America and are “cooking“ fish in lime juice. For all of you who can’t wait for their holidays, or for those who would like to bring the holiday vibes home: Let’s make ceviche with mango tomato avocado salad!

Summer soul food: Ceviche with mango avocado and tomato salad

2 June 2017
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Eat your greens: Wheatgrass smoothie bowl and matcha bliss balls – Lea Lou x Veganz pt. 2

Posted in: Breakfast, Food, Sweet stuff · 28 May 2017

I am collaborating with Veganz once again to share with you two delicious recipes today: a super green cleansing summer smoothie bowl with wheatgrass powder as well as deliciously sweet cashew, matcha and hemp energy balls. Hello summer!

Eat your greens: Wheatgrass smoothie bowl and matcha bliss balls – Lea Lou x Veganz pt. 2

28 May 2017
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Support your local craftsmen: pottery by Hartmud (and some words on my breakfast routine)

Posted in: Breakfast, Food, Frankfurt, Places · 23 May 2017

A few weeks ago I got to know Jérôme and Isa from the art collection Hartmud, who creates beautiful handmade ceramics in their Frankfurt-based studio. I am introducing you to some of their items on the blog today, and am also talking about granola – certainly one of the best things out there, besides avocado and poached eggs, of course! 

Support your local craftsmen: pottery by Hartmud (and some words on my breakfast routine)

23 May 2017
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Rice noodle salad with mango, green asparagus and peanut sauce

Posted in: Food, Main courses, Soups & Salads · 19 May 2017

When life gives you limes and green asparagus and mangos and rice noodles (not to forget peanut butter!), then definitely make this superb rice noodle salad with mango, green asparagus and peanut sauce. It’s a dream come true and suits the current warm and humid weather perfectly. Happy Friday!

Rice noodle salad with mango, green asparagus and peanut sauce

19 May 2017
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Chocolate walnut Gugelhupf and a give-away to celebrate my book launch

Posted in: Food, General, Sweet stuff · 1 May 2017

Oh wow, it’s happening this week, on Friday, 5th of May, to be precise: My book “Happily Healthy“ is going to be released in Germany! I’m using this occasion to give away three signed copies of the book, plus – why not celebrate with a cake!? There’s actually nothing healthy about this chocolate walnut Gugelhupf, but don’t you agree that that’s entirely ok for a little celebration!?

Chocolate walnut Gugelhupf and a give-away to celebrate my book launch

1 May 2017
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Vegan carrot noodles with peanut dressing and glazed tofu

Posted in: Food, Main courses · 27 April 2017

Sometimes the easiest, laziest and most spontaneous attempts in my kitchen turn out to be the most impressing ones – such as these vegan carrot noodles with peanut dressing and glazed tofu. If you’re active in your kitchen on a regular basis, you’ll have most of the ingredients handy for this meal, so that all it takes is a quick stop at the shops to buy carrots and tofu. And then: Off you go!

Vegan carrot noodles with peanut dressing and glazed tofu

27 April 2017
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Spring abundance bowl: millet salad with green asparagus, fried halloumi and a raspberry tahini dressing

Posted in: Food, Main courses, Soups & Salads · 21 April 2017

I’m not sure I should be praising spring in any way – after all it’s been snowing like crazy when I woke up two days ago. However, we had some beautiful, sunny and warm days already, and the fact that it’s May next week (!) allow me to post this wonderful spring bowl today, I believe. There you go: Make this millet salad with green asparagus, fried halloumi and a raspberry tahini dressing this weekend!

Spring abundance bowl: millet salad with green asparagus, fried halloumi and a raspberry tahini dressing

21 April 2017
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