Raw caramel apple cake☁️

Okey okey okey this is a really exciting post to write! Because I’m looking forward to you trying this cake so so much. Its quite easy to make, and the main ingredient - apples, are in season, so find your nearest garden and go get some 🍎🍎

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This is a recipe from our book, Jordnært, that I wanted to make now that I’ve picked up lots of apples from our Airbnb garden (which you can read more about here).

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Raw caramel apple cake

You need:

Bottom layer:

  • 100 grams walnuts

  • 300 grams raisins (preferably organic)

Filling:

  • 2 apples

  • 75 grams raisins (preferably organic)

  • 4 tbsp agave or maple syrup

  • 4 tbsp lemon juice

  • 1 tbsp cinnamon

Caramel sauce:

  • 8 Medjool dates

  • 1 tablespoon nut butter (almond, peanut, hazelnut ++)

  • 2 tbsp meltet coconut oil

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 1 tsp vanilla powder - optional (not vanilla sugar)

  • 1/2 dl agave or maple syrup

How to:

  1. Filling: Start by cutting the apples into small, thin slices. Add them to a bowl with raisins, sweetner of choice, lemon juice and cinnamon. Mix it together with your hands. Let them marinate in the bowl until the rest is done.

  2. Bottom layer: Add the walnuts and raisins to a food processor. Blend until you get a sticky dough.

  3. Assembly: Choose whether you want to make a cake or cupcakes. We’ve tried both, so its just a matter of what you're feeling right now. If you make a cake, spread the bottom layer in a cake tin with a baking sheet underneath. If you go for cupcakes, place small amounts of bottom layer into each cupcake. Place in the freezer for about 30 minutes!

  4. Caramel sauce: Add all the caramel sauce ingredients to a food processor. Let it spin until you get a liquid consistency.

  5. Put it together: Add the apple filling and caramel sauce layer by layer on the bottom layer. Put the whole thing back in the freezer and wait for it to sit.

  6. Serve: Serve with delicious (vegan) ice cream!

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Would love to hear your thoughts on this cake! Does it sound easy to make? Want to try it? <3

Roasted cauliflower with chimichurri

I have wanted to make baked cauliflower for such a long time! Seeing how easy it actually was to make, I really don’t understand why I haven’t tried before haha. Anyways. This is a recipe based on Minimalist Baker’s recipe - with some adjustments according to what we had at home. I hope you will try this one - it’s a true winner! For those who love vegan food, but also for the meat eaters. It’s filling, and you get all the textures and flavors - creamy, crispy, spicy, sweet, salty, mmmmm.

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Baked cauliflower

  • 1 large cauliflower

  • 2 tbsp coconut oil

  • 2 tbsp water

  • 2 tbsp curry blend (we freestyled here, mixed together coriander, turmeric, cumin, ginger and chili)

  • 2 tbsp maple syrup or honey

  • 1/2-1 tsp salt

  • Fresh parsley

How to make the baked cauliflower

  1. Preheat oven to 200 degrees celcius. Fill a small baking pan with water and set on the bottom of the oven to help the cauliflower cook evenly.

  2. Rinse and dry the cauliflower. Cut off the bottom stalk, but don’t remove to much of the core.

  3. Add all the rest of the ingredients to a food processor to make the sauce. Mix until smooth, and taste it. Adjust to your desired flavor.

  4. Turn the cauliflower upside down and pour down half of the sauce. Shake it around to it enter into the cauliflower while keeping it upside down.

  5. Pour the rest of the sauce on top of the cauliflower and spread it evenly.

  6. Place the cauliflower in a skillet in the oven (ildfast form) and roast it for 35-50 minutes depending on the size of the cauliflower.

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Chimichurri

  • 3-5 cloves of garlic

  • 1 medium chili pepper

  • 1 cup cilantro

  • 1 cup parsley

  • 3 tbsp ripe avocado

  • 1/3 tsp salt

  • 3 tbsp lime

  • 1 tbsp maple syrup or honey

  • 1 tbsp olive oil or coconut oil

  • Water (depending on the thickness you want)

How to make the chimichurri

  1. Place all ingredients into a food processor. Mix until smooth.

  2. Adjust flavor as needed - salt, spice or sweetness.

Quinoa

  • Quinoa (preferably organic)

  • Salt

  • Water

  • Paprika spice

How to make the quinoa

  1. Boil 2 parts for 2 part quinoa. For example 2 dl of water for 1 dl of quinoa.

  2. Rinse the quinoa under hot water.

  3. Once the water is boiling, add the quinoa, and turn the heat down. Let it simmer until all the water is gone (check the time on the package). Once the small “tails” have appeared, and it feels soft to chew, the quinoa is good to go.

  4. Add the spices!

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Leftovers for lunch!

Leftovers for lunch!

Really hope you enjoyed this recipe!! <3 It makes an amazing Sunday dinner.

The Game Changers is out on digital!

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Yesterday I went to see The Game Changers at the movies, a movie that I’ve been excited to see ever since their very first promotion of it in January 2018! That’s a long wait haha. So my expectations where pretty high. And wow, it delivered guys.

Pro athletes turned vegan and boosted their strength and endurance

In the movie we are following the elite special soldiers trainer and Ultimate Fighter James Wilks on his journey in recovering from a knee injury. He is looking for the fastest and most optimal way to recover and heal his body, and stumbles upon the plant based diet. He begins searching for athletes who follow a vegan diet, and finds what seems to be a gold mine.

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James Wilks starts digging into the lifestyle of vegan food through meeting pro athletes, doctors, scientists and bodybuilders. In the movie we meet people like Arnold Schwarsnegger (bodybuilder, actor, mayor), Lewis Hamilton (five-time formula one world champion), Morgan Mitchell (two time Australian 400-meter running champion), Patrik Baboumian (world record-holding strongman), Scott Jurek (record-holding ultramarathon runner), Mischa Janiec (professional bodybuilder) and Tia Blanco (professional surfer) who ALL follow a vegan diet, and have seen huge benefits from it.

For those interested in the details, you can read more of the health and nutritional benefits (especially linked to sports) of a plant-based diet here.

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We all need to see this

Whether you’re a plant sceptic, a plant lover or in between, this is a great movie to watch. if you have someone in your life suffering from different health conditions, invite them over for a movie night that might change their lives.

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The great news - the movie is out on digital now!

Finally, after a period of exclusive one-day screenings in different cinemas (which was hard to catch for many), Game Changers is out on digital (iTunes, Google Play and Vimeo). FIND THE MOVIE HERE.

Have you seen it already? What did you think? Would love to hear your take on it!

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Adam888's top 5 food tips

Adam 888 is a creator & storyteller, artist, photographer & yogi. Through his content he brings us into a creative and inspiring world of good vibes.

He has a colorful vision on food that he describes like this: “My body is ma temple & I’m responsible for cleaning it, filling it with love & healthy energy. I eat foods that make my body alkaline, fresh & vital. This means I feed myself with nutrition that will keep my PH value in balance, if one has a balanced PH the body will be less receptive for inflammations, depressions, overweight & negative thinking patterns.”

Today, he shares his top five food tips to feel good & do good!

1. Homemade tomato soup with cauliflower coconut cream

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Recipes: Tomato soup. Cauliflower cream.

2. Green organic juices

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Recipe: Green juice.

3. Peanut potato stew

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Recipe: Peanut potato stew.

4. Lemon water in the morning

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5. Blueberry banan bowl with home made almond butter

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Recipe: Blueberry banana smoothie


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6 eco-friendly dog tips!

I thought I would share some eco-friendly tips for all the dog owners out there, as I have gotten lots of questions on this 🐾 I am definitely not an expert, but I have done some reading the past few months before I got Noah, and have discussed a lot with other dog owners!

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1. Food

Let’s start with one of the basics - dog food. Depending on your preferences, values and wallet, you might want to opt for food that has a lower environmental footprint, and that is eco-friendly in one way or another. Try looking for food that is produced using renewable energy, vegan or vegetarian food, grass-fed beef, organic, or locally produced food (or a mix).

Thoughts on vegan/vegetarian dog food

Just like our food, the dogs food will have a smaller or bigger environmental footprint depending on the diet. A diet containing more plants and less animal products has a lower environmental footprint. Many people (as I did) believe that dogs are carnivores (meat eaters), as their ancestors are wolves. Technically, they belong to the order Carnivora, (together with Pandas who eat mostly bamboo), but they are actually omnivores - which means that they are able to get all the nutrients they need through a plant based diet. These articles describe how dogs are able to keep a vegan or vegetarian diet, but they both note that it should be done under supervision of a veterinary nutritionist in order to feed the dog everything it needs.

So! If you do your research, its possible to have a vegan or vegetarian dog. I know a few people who feed their dogs a vegan diet - and they have all had really good results, and felt like their dogs became healthier and more energized! Thats pretty cool. Currently, my puppy is very picky about his food, and he didn’t want to try the vegan food I mixed in with his other food, but maybe I will consider it with time. Right now I feel more secure with him eating the puppy feed I got from the vet (Eucaneuba), but after knowing your animal for a while, a switch might be doable - and be better for the dog and the planet!

Vegan/vegetarian dog food

Organic dog food

  • Yarrah is a brand of organic dog food - with meat, fish, vegetarian or vegan.

  • Newman’s Own Organics doesn’t contain GMOs and is produced without the use of herbicides, pesticides or artificial fertilizers, or chemical additives or preservatives.

  • Organix: This brand of pet food is made in the U.S. and is the only complete line of USDA organically certified pet food. It is free of allergens such as corn, wheat, or soy, and is created without synthetic pesticides or fertilizers, antibiotics, or artificial preservatives.

  • I and Love and You: This pet food line uses natural ingredients that contain no grain allergens such as corn, wheat, soy, or fillers like rice and white potatoes and no artificial flavors, colors, artificial preservatives, or by-product meals.

2. Toys

There are A LOT of toys out there for dogs. Most of them are made of plastic, and I usually steer away from buying any of those. In general I have looked for toys of natural materials, toys produced by recycled materials, toys from nature or (new) toys sold at second hand sites that people didn’t want after all. Here are some examples of eco-friendly dog toys.

Toy from cocomat - residial material from their production of beds and furniture

Toy from cocomat - residial material from their production of beds and furniture

3. Dog waste bags

In Norway, there has been a debate on whether or not the biodegradable dog bags are better for the environment or not. Many have thought that these bags can be left in nature, and that they will biodegrade quickly, which is a misunderstanding, as they are made to biodegrade in an industrial compost system. They have to be thrown away in residual waste for the time being.

In my opinion, this might be a better choice for the environment any way, as the production process is more environmentally friendly. It’s a choice not to support regular plastic - made from fossile fuels (oil) - and to support a “new” plastic industry where materials such as corn and potato starch are the ingredients. This is why I opt for the biodegradable bags.

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4. Dog bed

My little puppy was lucky enough to get a sponsored dog bed from the amazing company Cocomat! It’s made of natural rubber, coconut shells and residual materials from their bed producer factory. Find the dog bed here.

His bed from cocomats

His bed from cocomats

Before we got the bed from Cocomats, Noah slept in the coating from Billy’s (moms dog) cage, which he didn’t use.

5. Wash your dog with natural products

I don’t wash Noah too often, as animals clean themselves up, but with the rainy autumn season coming I’m sure there will be plenty of shower sessions with Noah. When I do, I make sure to use shampoo (and conditioner haha) for sensitive dog skin. These from C-Soaps are amazing, Noah is a fluffy cloud!!! ☁️☁️🌦 They smell lavender, patchouli and juniper berry.

6. Pick up trash

The last tip is pretty easy - no purchases needed. This one goes out to everyone, with or without a dog. Pick up 5 items of trash when you’re out for a walk, and together we will prevent lots of plastic from entering the ocean!


Do you have any comments, questions or products you recommend for me or others to check out?

Daily Pot Bergen

This week end we visited Bergen! First and foremost we had a speaking engagement at Delta youth camp, were we talked about how we can all have a greener every day life and how to stay motivated. We had a couple of hours to spend in Bergen so we took the city tram to the city center and decided to walk up Fløyen. Before that we were really hungry, so we searched for some vegan spots and found the Daily Pot high up on trip advisor. We ordered two green soups and topped them with hummus, mushrooms, unions and beet root. Love places that understand toppings! Highly recommend this place if you are in Bergen:)

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Vegan gluten free pizza

Before leaving Portugal I decided to make a really quick pizza for the trip. I had exactly one hour to make the pizza, pack my things and clean the apartment, and the stakes where HIGH. The pizza had to turn out good at the first try, or else the option would be airport food. No offense airport food but pizza is really good :))) Hope you like the recipe!

Pizza dough

  • 1.5 cup rice flour

  • 1.5 cup oat flour

  • 1 tbsp xanthan gum

  • 1 tbsp dry yeast

  • 180 ml water

  • 1 tbsp olive oil or coconut oil

  • 1 tsp salt

  • 2 tbsp sugar (coconut sugar can be used. half for the dough and half for the yeast liquid)

How to prep the dough

  1. Set the oven to maximum heat (275 degrees ish).

  2. Mix the yeast with 180 ml luke warm water. Make sure it’s not too hot, or it will kill the yeast. Add 1 tbsp sugar and let it sit for a few minutes.

  3. Mix the rest of the ingredients together - rice flour, oat flour, xanthan gum, oil, salt and 1 tbsp sugar. Mix everything well and add inn the yeast liquid.

  4. Let the dough settle for a bit while you prep the toppings. My dough became pretty sticky, but the end result was SO good. Was a bit surprised, but don’t panic if your dough is sticky. I didn’t have any baking paper, so I put coconut oil on the baking tray and spread the dough directly in the tray.

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Toppings

  • aubergine

  • mushrooms

  • vegan cheese - we used VioLife

  • tomato sauce (preferably organic with basil and/or garlic)

  • onion

  • garlic

  • olives

  • herbs & spices: oregano, basil, salt, pepper

  • sweetener of choice: maple syrup, agave, sugar, coconut sugar

  • coconut oil

How to prep the toppings

  1. Add the tomato sauce to a casserole. Depending on your choice og tomato sauce, you might want to spice it up or just keep it plane. I like to spice mine up anyways for maximum flavor. Chop garlic in small pieces and add them to the tomato sauce. Add some basil and garlic, a pinch of salt and your choice of sweetener. Taste your way into a result your happy with. Let it boil softly while you work on the rest of the ingredients.

  2. Slice the aubergine into thin slices. Add some coconut oil in a pan and fry them on medium heat. I like doing this to make sure they get well done, and not become hard to chew through on top of the pizza.

  3. Chop some mushrooms and fry them with some coconut oil, salt and herbs & spices.

  4. Chop the onion, olives and vegan cheese.

Put it all together

  1. Spread the dough out on a baking tray. Use baking sheets or coconut oil directly on the tray. Make sure the dough is thin, but doesn’t have any holes.

  2. Add the tomato sauce, onion, olives, garlic, aubergine and vegan cheese. Sprinkle lot’s of herbs like basil and garlic on top!

  3. Put it in the oven until the dough looks crispy and the cheese has melted. Enjoooooy <3

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Update from Portugal

As most of you following us know, our family on our dads side is from Portugal, so we try to visit them when we have the opportunity. Especially since we have a grandma living here alone, who we need to take extra good care of. It’s quite hard having someone you love so far away and not being able to help her out in her everyday life. That was one of the reasons we moved here back in 2017 for 5 months.

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We are incredibly lucky to be able to call this our second home. It’s fun going going back to a place where you have been every single year growing up and seeing how much you have changed, comparing year to year.

Açaí at Friends açaí, Casa da Guia, Cascais

Açaí at Friends açaí, Casa da Guia, Cascais

What has definitely changes a lot here though is the food scene! It’s so inspiring to come here and just find the most abundant vegan options everywhere, fruits and veggies that taste like the sun, and new eco-friendly alternatives around every corner. So here is what our week looked like, what we ate and where you should go if you ever visit Cascais/Lisbon in Portugal!

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Favorite shop - Go natural, Estoril

Favorite shop - Go natural, Estoril

Brunch @ Fauna &amp; Flora, Lisbon

Brunch @ Fauna & Flora, Lisbon

Have you been to Portugal, or are planning to go? Would love to hear about your experiences!

We also have some more posts from Portugal that you can check out if you like <3

Vegan burgers @Munchies

More and more places are offering good vegan options, which makes it easy to choose plant based. One place we really love in Oslo is Munchies. They are located at Grünerløkka, at Solli and are soon opening two more restaurants in town. They offer two different vegan options, one is the Beyond burger and the other is a type of vegan schnitzel with cheese and spinach.

Bring yo friends &amp; eat veggie burgers!

Bring yo friends & eat veggie burgers!

Beyond Meat, the company that makes Beyond Burgers aims at being the world first plant-based burger that looks, cooks and satisfies like beef without GMOs, soy or gluten.

They use proteins from peas, mung beans and rice. The red color comes from beet! How cool is that. Did you know that 66 billion land animals are slaughtered every year for food? Seriously that’s such a high number of animals being born just to be killed for food. Therefore we are so glad for options like this.

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If you are interested in trying the burger, Google and see if there are any place near you serving it. In Norway you can also find Beyond Burger at Rema 1000 and Kiwi.

Have you tried Beyond Burger? What do you think?

Lately we've been...

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Trying out vegan sushi from Alex Sushi

Eating… Baked potatoes & carrot soup, raw raspberry cake, açaí bowl & chaga chocolate latte and a fruit salad! 🍑

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Hanging out with these two cool cats

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Having creative meetings with Cornelia & Mally 🦋

Gardening, Noah-ing, walking in the mountains and shooting for a new campaign!

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RUNNING!!!! With Adidas x Parley tights [advertisement] and Hooka shoes

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Dressing up 🥁

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Making falafel. Recipe coming soon!

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okay all we do is eat….. vegan dishes at Gunnars Generasjonsbar! Avocado toast, fresh salad and celeriac chips.

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Making plant fertilizer with banana peel and water

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Sincerely, Nettern & susi2996

Four eco-friendly sneakers

[includes gifts]

The quest to find eco-friendly products of great quality is always ongoing for us. This time we decided to put together a highly requested piece - our best tips on shoes that are produced in a way that’s better for our planet! We are lucky to have collaborated with some of these brands, and have therefore tested the shoes for you, so we can recommend them with our honest opinion.

There are different ways to view sustainability within shoes. Many opt for leather as opposed to plastic, as they argue that most leather is a by-product of the meat industry. Many vegans have stopped using leather, as they don’t want to support the meat industry in any way. Many new brands also use recycled plastic in their shoes, and in that way use resources that we already have, and contribute to cleaner coastal areas. Depending on your preference - you might opt for leather, vegan shoes, or have other qualities that you look for - we hope that you find something you like in this article! Feel free to drop a comment or a recommendation for other brands you like so we can share it.

Veja

We discovered Veja shoes this year through a friend who styled us for our book launch party, and have been in love with the brand and the shoes ever since. Veja is a French brand who work with cooperatives of small scale farmers in Brazil and France. The Veja shoes and accessories are made of organic cotton, wild rubber from the Amazon, vegetable-tanned leather and recycled plastic bottles. The shoes we have, a similar pair of sneakers in white and black/white are comfortable and fit with almost any clothing. See more from Veja here.

We are Wado

Wado shoes are made using organic and recycled materials. Wado use leather in their shoes, and the leather is certified by the Leather Working Group (LWG). They argue that until the meat industry stops, there are few better uses for the leather than for products such as shoes. They also feel like leather is the only option to keep the quality of the shoe up to standards. They also share that they are looking for an eco-friendly substitute! So hit them up if you have any good suggestions. See more from Wado here.

Adidas x Parley

The sports wear brand Adidas have teamed up with the environmental organization Parley for the Oceans to create shoes and training wear that are better for the planet. The products in the collection are made up of at least 75% upcycled plastic trash, which is collected from beaches and coastal areas. The plastic items are baled and sent to Parleys supply partners where they create Parley Ocean Plastic® yarn. You can read more here.

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Timberland Rebotl

In May we attended and spoke at the Norwegian launch of Timberlands new Re-Botl shoe. It was so fun to see the excitement around the launch, and we celebrated that these shoes are made of 50% recycled plastic. It all lead to a huge discussion and sharing of our eco-friendly habits, what we have to do for our planet, and in what ways we like to contribute to the wellbeing of our earth.

Each pair of shoes are produced by the equivalent of 6-10 plastic bottles. Over 310 million plastic bottles have found new life in Timberland’s range of recycled shoes! You can find them at various sports stores and online, and read more about the concept here.

Hope you enjoyed this piece, and that you found some shoe-inspiration!

Weekend update

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Zzzzunday. I’m so tired today, there is like something in the air on Sundays making me extra tired. The funny thing is that it’s hard to relax sometimes. It’s like the week mode of getting up and getting stuff done is stuck, and allowing the body to rest feels weird. But I’m giving it my best shot.

This weekend started really refreshing - we brought Noah down to the nearest swim spot and took a morning bath. Me and Anette both woke up feeling groggy, and the best thing to do is to jump in the ocean. It was cold ut felt SO good after.

At 10 we went to the studio to record a new podcast. Our good friend, Cornelia, guested the new episode, and we got deep into our heads and talked about everything from our fears, judgements, how we deal with criticism, our childhoods and daily rituals. It’s gonna be an exciting (& scary) episode to publish, and we are planning on doing an English one in her podcast Braindump very soon.

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After the podcast recording all three of us met up with another really good friend, Mally, who is also the one who created this website and the photographer of our book! We had lunch at Wild Collective, which is a collective of small shops and a café called Soho Urban Eatery.

The food is amazing, and we all ordered the fresh spring rolls and a latte. We got some complimentary cakes - raw chocolate cake - as the food was a bit delayed.

We sat in the sun and discussed work and upcoming projects and how we can help each other out.

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As all four of us are self-employed, we share many of the same thoughts, struggles, visions and try to push each other forward and help with any projects we are working on.

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Friday evening I brought this little guy up to our cabin in the mountains. We have spent the weekend just relaxing, getting some work done, doing a bit of yoga and taking walks in nature.

Hope your Sunday is refreshing and that you’re recharging for a new week. If you, like I do from time to time, struggle with anxiety, we have a post on four meditations that might help HERE. <3

The Amazon is burning 😭

As you’ve probably noticed, we are very engaged in spreading the word about getting more plants into our diet. Not only for the sake of our own health, but for the planet, the animals and our environment.

Right now the conditions of the Amazon are at its worst. The world’s largest rainforest is being burnt down by cattle farmers in order to produce a huge amount of meet for peoples consumption. The amount of fires in the rainforest are at a record high this year, at a 83% increase from last year.

As we have written in our book, Jordnært, 70% of the deforestation of the amazon is caused by the meet production.

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So what is the link between burning the Amazon and meat consumption?

The meat and dairy industry, as it is today, is not sustainable. The process is incredibly heavy on our earths resources, and the food industry today stands for 30% of the total global greenhouse gas emissions. Livestock, which is raising animals in order to produce products such as milk, meat and eggs, accounts for about half of that. A lot comes from methane emissions from the animals’ digestion, but the largest part comes from growing feed for the animals. The feed that we grow the most of is soy. In order to produce extreme amounts of soy, the rainforest is being cut and burnt down, also known as deforestation.

What can we do?

As Brinkley Davies said - “it’s not only the animal you’re eating that you’re killing, it’s everything”.

  • Cut down on your consumption of animal products - meat, dairy, eggs ++

  • Donate to organizations that you trust. In Norway we recommend Regnskogfondet, who we have had a close collaboration with, and who we trust. You can become a guardian of the rainforest on their website.

  • Watch documentaries like Cowspiracy on Netflix

  • Raise your voice on social media - no matter how big or small your account is. #prayforamazonia #amazonrainforest

When I lived in Brazil a few years ago, I was lucky enough to experience the amazing Amazon rainforest, and I actually saw huge areas of burnt trees and dry lands with my own eyes. That day I decided that each day was a new opportunity for me to inspire others to engage themselves in this important matter.

We really hope you are in with us on this one 💙

Organic & vegan favorites from Sweden

Today I kept up with the norwegian habit of going across the border to Sweden to buy food :)) Our cabin is just a short boat trip away, which makes it really convenient. Thought I would share some of my findings with you, since there is a BIG difference in the availability of vegan and organic food in Norway and Sweden (Sweden being annoyingly much better).

organic blueberries &amp; mango - paper packaging. yay

organic blueberries & mango - paper packaging. yay

I love when I find organic berries and frozen fruits - these are perfect for smoothies. I try to avoid non-organic berries as much as possible, because of the large amount of pesticides (sprøytemidler) used on berries.

organic kombucha

organic kombucha

Kombucha is my go-to drink when I’m into something sweet with a sour twist. My favorite is Captain Kombucha from Portugal, but I like to try new brands when I find them.

It’s insane to see how many meat replacements and vegan options there are in Swedish grocery stores. In Norway there is typically one vegan cheese brand, one sausage replacement, one burger replacement and a few plant milks. Swedish stores have their own isles full of vegan cheese, vegan meat replacements, ice cream, spreads and candy.

Did you know that both kombucha and sprouts are super good for your digestion? They both contain beneficial bacteria for the gut. Sprouts are the closest you get to a natural probiotic, and are great in salads, on top of soups, on your bread or in your smoothie. Some can taste quite spicy, but try different ones to get all the benefits and to find your favorite.

For lunch after shopping I made a fresh salad with organic leafy greens, tomatoes, bell pepper, mango, sprouts & herbal salt! I usually make a quick dressing with the juice from half an orange, raw honey and spices.

The last few things I picked up where some organic cotton high waste briefs - cause who wants synthetic stuff down there :// I have a hard time finding organic cotton underwear, but Pierre Robert have some nice comfy ones for those kind of days. Arnica oil is a great massage oil for a good sports massage, as it heats up the skin and increases the blood flow. I am also into getting a toothpaste that is made from natural ingredients, like this one from Dr. Organic with tea tree oil! Be aware that lots of natural toothpastes contain palm oil, like the one from King Fisher.

Hope you liked it!! Maybe we’ll do more of these “unboxing” grocery kind of things 🌼

Island trip & reusable grill

I sommer bestemte vi oss for å ta miljøvennlig grilling skrittet videre, og fikk oss en flergangsgrill fra Barb.Eco. Du finner den på Life, Lesstrash og BeEcoshop. Den er så genial, en liten sak som du har i en egen bag, med tennbrikker laget av kokosskall som er nedbrytbare. Vi grillet vegansk burger fra Beyond Meat (finnes på Rema 1000), og hadde med tilbehør - tomat, avokado, spirer, spinat og sennep. Det hadde også passet perfekt med hjemmelaget ketchup (se oppskrift her). Sykt forfriskende å lage mat ute etterfulgt av et digg bad og pøsende regn - måtte løpe hjem! Norsk sommer ✨

// This summer we took the grilling a step further and bought a reusable grill from Barb.Eco! It’s super good, heats up in 5 minutes, and uses biodegradable “coal” from coconut shells.

Beyond Burger!

Beyond Burger!

Vi hadde også med flergangskopp fra Stojo, som er en sammenleggbar greie du alltid kan ha i vesken! Håper du koser deg med grilling i sommer, og tar med deg en flergangsgrill, rett og slett fordi jorda har så godt av at vi tar vare på den.

// We also brought the reusable Stojo cup which is foldable so it can fit in any bag! Let’s do small and bigger things to take care of the earth.

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What to grill when you're plant based?

Siden formålet mitt er å inspirere til grillmat så innser jeg at overskriften like gjerne kunne vært "det perfekte tilbehøret til grillmat". Men, for meg er grilling så veldig mye mer enn noen pølser på en grill, og jeg har nok alltid vært mest interessert i tilbehøret. Jeg kommer derfor til å tipse dere om tre fantastiske retter som er perfekte til grillmat, i tillegg til å fortelle dere om mine veganske favoritter på grillen. De siste årene har jeg brukt veldig mye tid på kjøkkenet. Jeg elsker å teste ut nye oppskrifter og lage mine egne variasjoner – og dessverre så glemmer jeg altfor ofte å skrive ned oppskriftene. Men jeg har gjort et forsøk denne gangen og jeg håper virkelig at rettene kan falle i smak! De er forholdsvis enkle å lage, men det er selve kombinasjonen som gjør alt.

// For me, grilling is more than some sausages on the grill, and I have probably always liked the side dishes more. Therefore I thought I would share my top three perfect side dishes for grill food, in addition to sharing my favourites on the grill.

Broccoli salad

Denne salaten er helt nydelig. Jeg har tatt den med som tilbehør på grillfester (også tapas), og responsen har bare vært positiv. Hemmeligheten er at du må kutte brokkolien og rødløken i små biter! Ellers er det bare å blande sammen alle ingrediensene til en god miks.

// This is a winner among my friends too, and the secret to a good salad is to chop the broccoli and red onion into small pieces.

Ingredients:

  • 1 broccoli in small bites

  • 1 red onion in small bites

  • 1 Oatly iMat Fraiche or another vegan sour cream

  • 100 grams salty cashew nuts

  • 1 dl raisins

Potato salad

Jeg elsker poteter. Aller helst lager jeg denne oppskriften med små nypoteter, men det funker selvfølgelig like bra med større poteter som er kuttet i terninger (slik som på bildet). Kombinasjonen med poteter og dill er helt uslåelig, så dill’en er helt essensiell i denne oppskriften. Hvis du vil ha potetsalaten mer creamy, kan du eventuelt tilsette 1 boks Oatly iMat Fraiche og et par spiseskjeer vegansk majones.

// I love potatoes. I preferably make this salad with new potatoes, but it works well with bigger potatoes too. The combination of dill and potatoes is unbeatable. If you want to make it more creamy, you can add 1 box Oatly iMat Fraiche and a couple of tablespoons of vegan mayonnaise.

Ingredients:

  • 1 kg potato, preferably new potato (nypotet)

  • 150 g snow peas (sukkererter)

  • 5 radishes chopped into thin slices (reddiker)

  • 3 ss capers (chopped into small pieces)

  • 2 ts dijon mustard

  • Fresh dill

  • A generous dash of basil oil

  • Some pinches of sea salt

Tomato salad

Denne salaten er så enkel at jeg kunne nesten like gjerne bare lagt ut bilde av den uten å forklare noe videre. Og igjen, så er det selvsagt kombinasjonen som bare er helt nydelig. Bare kutt opp, bland sammen og servér!

// This salad is so simple that you would figure out the recipe by the picture. The combination of vegan feta cheese and tomatoes!!

Ingredients

  • Tomatoes

  • Fresh basil

  • Olives

  • Vegan feta cheese (I used Sheese from Sweden)

  • Olive oil

  • Sea salt

My favourites on the grill

Disse rettene kombinert med veggispølser er rett og slett den perfekte sommermaten. Jeg synes pølsene fra Viana er nydelige. De kan fåes kjøpt på Sunkost Gunerius eller Røtter vet jeg. Ellers finnes det mange ulike sorter veganske burgere i butikken som også funker bra å grille! Bare husk på grillforbudet der det gjelder. Hvis du er en av de som ikke får fyrt opp grillen – bare stek det du behøver på kjøkkenet – ta med deg maten ut og nyt.

// These dishes together with veggie sausages make the perfect summer food. I love the sausages from Viana. There are lots of vegan burgers in the store that you also can grill!


Guest post by Sigrid Sydsæther

Følg Sigrid Sydsæther på Instagram for mer inspirasjon til et grønnere liv & supergod plantebasert mat! // Follow Sigrid Sydsæther on Instagram for inspiration on a green lifestyle and fresh vegan food!

Cooking event with Love Beauty & Planet

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Together with our partner Love, Beauty & Planet and the press bureau Presskontakterna we invited influencers, press and friends to join us for a cooking event in Oslo. We made breakfast and lunch with recipes from our book, and shared a nice meal together. Line from Love, Beauty & Planet talked a bit about their vegan haircare and body products and how they have a specific environmental focus. Their packaging is 100% recycled and recyclable, the ingredients are partly organic and natural, totally vegan and sustainably sourced. You can find the products at your daily supermarket for a good price, and the packages are large so they last for quite a while!

We always want to inspire you to cook more plant-based, as it is one of the best things we can do for the planet. Together with choosing better products, you can make a big difference in your daily life. We are therefore sharing all the recipes from the event, and hope that you will test some of them very soon! Let us know how it went?

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Breakfast

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Mangosmoothie

(1 portion)

  • 1 fresh mango or 1 package of frozen mango (300 g)

  • 1–2 frozen bananas

  • 1 handful kale (remove the hard stems)

  • 1 tsp spirulina

How to: Blend all the ingredients in a high-speed blender until smooth.

Raw granola/rawnola

  • 3 cups dates

  • 1 cup coconut flower sugar

  • 1 cup coconut grated coconut

  • 2 cups mulberries

How to:

Pit the dates (remove the seed). Spread the dates on a chopping board and chop them into small pieces. Spread the rest of the ingredients on top and chop everything into small pieces until it sticks together in small clusters.

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Vegan & gluten free fiber bread

  • 1 tbsp psyllium husk (fiberhusk)

  • 4 chia"eggs" (1 chiaegg = 1 tbsp chia seeds + 2.5 tbsp water)

  • 1,5 dl crossed flax seeds

  • 200 gram almond flower/ground almonds

  • 2 dl sunflower seeds

  • 3 tbsp pumpkin seeds

  • 1/2 dl gluten free oats

  • 1 tsp cardamon + 1 tsp cinnamon

  • 1 tsp himalayan salt/sea salt

  • 1 tbsp baking powder

  • 1 tbsp maple syrup

  • Ca 1 dl water + water for the chia eggs and the psyllium husk base

How to: Set the oven to 160 degrees C. Mix psyllium husk with some water in a baking bowl and let it sit until it thickens. Make the chia “eggs” in a separate bowl, stir together chia seeds and water. Mix the psyllium base with sunflower, flax seeds and almond meal. Mix the rest of the ingredients together until until you get a smooth mixture. It should not be too dry or liquid, but should stick together. Shape the mix into a bread and add some pumpkin seeds on top. Place it at the bottom shelf of the oven for one hour.

Hummus

  • 4 packages of chickpeas (1 package is approximately 400 grams)

  • 10 tbsp olive oil

  • 2 tsp salt

  • 3 tsp cumin

  • 4 tbsp tahini

  • 4 tbsp lemon juice

How to: Rinse the chickpeas until all the foam is gone. Blend all the ingredients in a high-speed blender. Adjust the flavours until you find it tasty!

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Almond butter

  • 400 grams almonds

  • Ca 1 dl olive oil

  • 1 pinch of salt

How to: Bake the almonds at 200 degrees celcius for 10 minutes. Blend in a high-speed blender or food processor until the almonds release the fat, and the consistency turns our smooth.

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Lunch

Fresh spring rolls with tahini dip

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  • Rice papers

  • Carrots

  • Cucumber

  • Avocado

  • Mango

  • Cilantro

  • Spinach

  • Sprouts

How to: Rinse the veggies. Chop them into fine slices. Add some luke warm water to a pan or a large plate (that the rice papers can fit into) and place one and one rice paper in the water until the soften. Add the veggies and sprouts in the papers and fold together.

Tahini dip sauce

  • 3 cm fresh ginger

  • 1 clove of garlic

  • 1 tsp chili

  • 3 tbsp tahini

  • 4 tbsp water

  • 3 tbsp tamari (gluten free soy sauce - you can of course use regular)

  • Juice of half a lime

  • 1 tbsp agave-/maple syrup

  • 1 tbsp sesame oil

  • Sesame seeds

Chop the garlic and chili into small pieces and grate the ginger. Mix together all the ingredients and add more lime to taste. Sprinkle some sesame seeds on top.

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Dates with almond butter

  • Dates

  • Almond butter (see recipe above)

Pit the dates and cut them in half. Add a scoop of almond butter in each halve. Yum!

Hope you enjoy the recipes, and that you check out the wonderful Love, Beauty & Planet products 🌍💙

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Just as nature intended. Botanical garden.

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Bowls, The Organic Boho

Tea time, café Dina

Eco friendly products at løs marked

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Nå som det er påske er det selvfølgelig også tid for å finne det beste påskegodtet. Her er tipsene vi fikk fra dere på Instagram, som vi har lyst til å dele videre. Håper dere finner noen nye favoritter, og kommenter gjerne hvis du synes noe mangler på listen!

GODTERI & SJOKOLADE

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Berit Nordstrand sjokoladen med kokos

Vego sjokoladen

iChoc med appelsin ✨🌞🍫

Se Inger-Johanne sin nye YouTubevideo, flere gode tips der ☺️

Elska det grønne og rosa vannmelon gummigodteriet til candy king!! Eller lakris og rosa hodeskaller😍

ichoc sjokolade med cookies eller hasselnøtt e alltiiid en sikker vinner!

Rema 1000!! De har flere veganske varianter i smågodt! 😊

Candy Kittens 😄 ser Vegdude/veganmannen har postet på insta at de finnes i Norge nå! Supergode

Candy king har masse vegansk godteri!🍬

Oreo!

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Sjokolade+hasselnøttegg fra TGR

Bubs smågodt🥰🥰

Gule og brune bananovaler fra Bubs! De er kjempegode og jeg får ikke nok 😁 Fåes i løsvekt hos de fleste vanlige matbutikker 😊 

Så klart: TYRKISK PEPPER 🤗🤗🤗

Mørk sjokolade smeltet med bær og nøtter, og lag egne ruter/kuler etter smak ✨

Følg @reducethejuice 🌈

Dra innom Yummy Heaven i Oslo, de har merkelapp på smågodtet hvor det står uten gelatin (og annet innhold) så det er enkelt å finne ut hva som er vegansk og ikke 😊

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ISKREM

Diplom-Is Dream Vegan Sjokolade 🌼🌼

🥥Henning Olsen DUGG vegansk kokosis 🥥 & vegansk kroneis

Ben & Jerries non-dairy varianter 🌍👑

Funky Fresh Foods raw vegan iskrem 🌾 de har den på Røtter og noen andre helseskoster!

Oatly havreis med sjokolade eller vanilje 🧘🏻‍♂️ Selges blant annet på Rema 1000!

Sellerirotsuppe med sprøstekt rosenkål

Reklame // Grønt Punkt Øst

Det er så fint å kunne sette fokus på grønnsaker som vokser her i vårt land og spesielt de som er i sesong!

Kortreiste grønnsaker må vel være noe av det beste vi kan spise for miljøet.

I samarbeid med Grønt Pakkeri Øst vil vi derfor dele nydelige oppskrift basert på sellerirot (også kalt rotknoll, hihi). Sellerirot er faktisk er en skikkelig liten næringsbombe!

Det er kanskje en grønnsak man ofte går forbi i butikken, men den skal ikke undervurderes. Sellerirot har høyt innhold av kostfiber, som gjør den både bra for fordøyelsen og bidrar til å gi deg mer energi! Den inneholder også vitamin C som gir oss bedre helse og øker opptaket av jern.

Du finner sellerirot på Rema 1000, Kiwi, Meny og Spar, altså nesten garantert i din nærbutikk. Husk handlenett!

Sellerirotsuppe med sprøstekt rosenkål (2-3 porsjoner)

  • 1 sellerirot

  • 3 poteter

  • 2 løk

  • 4 klyper salt

  • 2 dl vegansk fløte

  • Fersk gressløk

  • 1 pakke rosenkål

  • 1 ss oregano

Kutt opp alle grønnsakene (unntatt rosenkålen) i like store biter og hell de oppi en gryte med vann nok til at grønnsakene dekkes. La alt koke i ca. 25 minutter. Ta deretter ut ca. halvparten av vannet og kjør over grønnsakene med en stavmikser. (NB spar på vannet som grønnsakene har kokt i, da dette er skikkelig god kraft!). I mens du lar grønnsakene koke, skyll og rens rosenkålen og legg de på et bakepapir med litt salt og olivenolje. La det steke i ca. 25-30 minutter på 180 grader. Når du har stavmikset grønnsakene heller du oppi 2 dl vegansk fløte og rører rundt. Vil du ha suppen litt mer flytende kan du tilsette mer av vannet du helte ut. Når alt er klart serverer du suppen med fersk gressløk, sprøstekt rosenkål og et dryss med oregano. Nyt!

Alle grønnsakene kuttet opp og klare til koking!

Vi bruker mer miljøvennlig bakepapir fra “If you care”.

Dander suppen med gressløk, rosenkål og oregano for ekstra god smak!