It’s finally summer, and my life starts to feel like a giant whirlwind again – kids’ activities, work travels, unavoidable dinners out, cookouts.. During times like this I crave simplicity and moderation more than ever. That’s when I turn to my tried and true fermented oat kissel, kefir flax seed […]
Roasted beet panna cotta is a lush pudding-like dessert with an absolutely stunning color. Dare I say it has potential to convert beet haters into men of uncertainty (‘hmm.. what else have I been missing..”)? I have a soft spot for this Roasted Beet Panna Cotta. It reminds me of […]
Porridge is a permanent breakfast fixture in my house, as my youngest one has a bowl every morning. With buckwheat being one of his favorites, I often wind up with a surplus of cooked buckwheat. No complaints here, since the little guy inherited the love for buckwheat from his mama. […]
Poached salmon is one of my favorite ways to prepare this fish. It’s very easy and flavorful, plus it doesn’t stink up the house during cooking like oven-baked fish does. Salmon and fresh dill are marriage made in heaven. Tangy fresh sauce made with kefir, avocado, dill and chives beautifully […]
Homemade rustic 100% whole grain spelt pumpkin sourdough bread that is nutrient dense and perfect for morning toast with butter.
Kombucha flavored with strawberry – my summer’s favorite source of probiotics and vitamins!
In my quest for kid friendly recipes that incorporate ‘makes mom happy’ ingredients, I stumbled on this fun recipe of chocolate pudding with sweet potatoes. Just by looking at it, I could tell it had potential but I was very pleasantly surprised by the outcome. It was creamy and smooth […]
Gummy bears are such cute little treats, I always feel like I should be playing with them rather then eating. My kids really enjoy them as well but even my favorite natural brand is overly sweet and has some ingredients that make me wonder why they are there. Since I […]
Russian Brined Lingonberries are a traditional food most popular in the north of the country, and prized for both its taste and medicinal properties.
Grain and gluten free Almond Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies are crispy and chewy, without cloying sweetness or processed ingredients.
Saturday mornings are made for crispy waffles! Does anything in the world feel better than your kid going ‘mmm.. mom, this is the best’? Making memories, one meal at a time.. I always look for recipes that go well with 100% whole grain flour, which can be challenging to make […]
Reminiscent of souffle, lemon pudding is a combination of melt-in-your-mouth spongy cake with a layer of cream. I have all the ingredients on hand any given day, and can quickly whip it together with no special prep. The layers separate on their own, with the cream collecting at the bottom. […]