Dairy free · Reinventing leftovers · starters dips and snacks · Vegetarian

Carlifornia roll sushi bowl

This super fun family meal was a huge success around here. My 11 year old daughter ate 3 bowls and the little ones were so curious they forgot to fuss about the “green stuff”. Sushi bowl is a great “make it yourself” kind of meal, so this isn’t actually an organized recipe. It is all… Continue reading Carlifornia roll sushi bowl

Recipes · Slow cooking · Soup · starters dips and snacks

Slow Cooker Cream of Beets soup

Have you ever seen a pink soup? I haven't. Until yesterday that is. Eyeing a bag of beets in my nearly empty fridge, I decided that the last thing I feel like consuming is a cold salad. so I made soup. A pink soup. It is pink. It is delicious and it is pr-e-tty. On… Continue reading Slow Cooker Cream of Beets soup

Recipes · Slow cooking · Soup · starters dips and snacks · Vegetarian

Slow Cooker Polish Pickle Soup

No, I'm not pregnant again, thank you very much. I just love pickles. And soups. And this brilliant combination of the two. My Polish friend M. is the one who introduced me to this dish. M. is a medical professional, a talented musician, a great cook and an all around funny guy. He has this… Continue reading Slow Cooker Polish Pickle Soup

Pregnancy Woes · Salads · Side dish · starters dips and snacks · Vegan · Vegetarian

Baby Countdown #7 Cucumber salad in Tahini sauce

I have a confession to make. I have deliberately started this baby countdown with no real intention of finishing it. I was beyond certain that the baby will come quicker than my list of recipes will dry out. Well guess what? Tonight I am posting the last recipe on the list, bending to reach the keyboard over an… Continue reading Baby Countdown #7 Cucumber salad in Tahini sauce

Breakfast and Brunch · Recipes · starters dips and snacks · Vegetarian

Baby countdown #3 Greek Salad Flavored Cheese Ball

D-day has come. And gone. Alas, I am still a hot air balloon. On the bright side, the baby has been moving well this morning. On the not-so-bright-side, I'm still a hot air balloon. Talking about balls and balloons, I wanted to share with you this recipe for a delicious savory cheese ball. It is… Continue reading Baby countdown #3 Greek Salad Flavored Cheese Ball

Dairy free · Slow cooking · Soup · starters dips and snacks · Vegan · Vegetarian

Slow Cooker Red Lentil and Swiss-Chard Soup

What if you came home for lunch one day and in between reheating leftovers and hurrying back to work you realized that except that last slice of quiche you just inhaled, there is nothing to eat for supper? No problem, you might say, just call in some takeout or go out for a meal. Now,… Continue reading Slow Cooker Red Lentil and Swiss-Chard Soup

Fish · Recipes · Slow cooking · Soup · starters dips and snacks · Vegetarian

Slow-Cooker corn and fish Chowder

Finally. A recipe interesting enough to share. I planned to tell you how I'm feeling all better now but then I managed to jam my lower back rolling out off bed. How pathetic is that? Now I need help putting  my socks on. So romantic. No wonder my poor husband falls all over himself trying… Continue reading Slow-Cooker corn and fish Chowder

Bread · Breakfast and Brunch · Recipes · Reinventing leftovers · starters dips and snacks · Sweet tooth · Uncategorized · Vegetarian · Whole wheat

Whole Wheat Banana Bread

This is one simple Banana bread. It always comes out right. It does not have gazillion pounds of butter in it and it contains 50% whole wheat flour. The crust has almost a crunch to it and it keeps on the kitchen counter on in the fridge for a few days, without getting soggy or… Continue reading Whole Wheat Banana Bread

Bread · Recipes · Reinventing leftovers · Side dish · starters dips and snacks · Vegan · Vegetarian

Simple and flavorful Bruschetta

I was hesitating if to post this recipe due to it's simplicity, but then I remembered that sometimes, the simplest, most basic of recipes are the hardest to find out there in the World Wide Web. No fancy duck confit here folks. Bruschetta is a great way to use up leftover bread and look sophisticated all… Continue reading Simple and flavorful Bruschetta