Fluffy Quinoa with Mushrooms and Docks leaves

This fluffy quinoa recipe was born out of necessity. One, I had extra sorrel leaves (dock leaves) on hand, and two- I was short on time & energy. Who knew helping toddler adjust to preschool can be so time consuming (& tiring). It was…

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Healthy Wild Berry Muffins

It took me almost 3 years (yes, you read that right) to figure out the perfect muffin recipe. I searched and tried and searched and re-tried recipe after recipe from friends, family and as I call it ‘’uncle’’ Google. Nothing seemed to work, but…

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Provençal New Potatoes Bake with Herbs

What is Provençal cooking one might ask? Without being expert on French cuisine (although hubby is from French ancestry), but being native European, I feel ‘qualified enough’’ to share my take on Provençal cooking. Provence is a geographical reason in southeastern France, where sea…

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Creamy Nettle Soup

When I was browsing (the) Pinterest  to find what are people eating in the early days of spring, guess what I did not come across often. Nettle soup! I’m sure some of you might think ‘’what’s that?  or ‘’Why would anyone want to eat…

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Refreshing Morning Sickness Juice

Once I was pregnant with my now 2 year old boy, I craved lemony & grapefruit-y drinks all day long. Things got especially intense at 5 o’clock in the evening when I got off work. In the first 4 months (who was I kidding…

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