More than desserts

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Breakfast bowl with millet, avocado and fruits

Recently, breakfast bowls have become my favorite morning food๐Ÿฅฃ๐Ÿ’•. I like to experiment with different combinations of fruits and grains and top them with sliced almonds or crushed nuts, sprinkled with a bit of ground flax or hemp seeds and, occasionally, add more exotic ingredients, like acai powder, aronia berries or camu camu to create […]

Shortbread cookies with edible flowers

Although summer may not be the best season for baking, on cooler or rainy days โ˜”๐Ÿ’ฆ I like to let my imagination loose and prepare something fun, colorful and festive that doesn’t require a long time in the oven. I’ve recently discovered edible flowers๐ŸŒธ๐ŸŒบ, that a local Whole Foods Market sells in small packages at […]

Citrus infused water

Although the purpose of my blog is to share recipes for desserts ๐Ÿฐ๐Ÿฅง, I’ve decided to publish this post for six reasons: In the summer heat โ˜€๐ŸŒž, when we experience increased water loss through sweating and evaporation, staying hydrated is essential for our physical and emotional well-being. Even slight dehydration may affect mood, affect memory […]

Gluten free sweet and sour cherry hand pies

Although the sour cherry ๐Ÿ’ season is coming to an end, we can still enjoy a great abundance of sweet cherries in many stores and markets and take advantage of that bountifulness to make our favorite cherry pies ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿฅง. Raw or cooked cherries not only taste fantastic, but as an excellent source of unique antioxidants […]

Perfect treats for hot summer days

When hot weather hits really hardโ˜€๐Ÿ”ฅ, we crave refreshing and easy to digest foods to keep body and mind cool. We need to relax and slow down to soothe the stress created by additional demands that excessive heat puts on the body. Summer is the perfect time to indulge in light, healthy treats.ย  My favorite […]

Gluten free apple-banana pancakes with berries

Having several friends with celiac disease made me aware of how important it is for people with gluten intolerance to completely eliminate gluten from their diet. Although I tolerate gluten quite well, I happened to taste many gluten-free products they found on the market trying to recover from the harsh consequences of gluten consumption. Some […]

Simple strawberry tart with mascarpone cream

Desserts may not be the healthiest food on earth but when prepared at home from good quality ingredients and in the spirit of creativity, they can be fun and much less of a health hazard than the commercially made ones. You get to select the ingredients knowing exactly what is going to be used. In […]