Again another thing that takes 5 minutes and is just the best way to start the day!
I think this is going to be a very good habit to get into during the summer holidays….
In they go!
Some factoids for you: According to the website livelovefruit.com, Berries are known for their powerful effects on the body. They rank highest among most fruits in terms of antioxidant content and effectively combat cancer cells, and help reduce inflammation.
Bananas provide us with a number of health benefits, some of which include :Reduce blood pressure & risk of heart disease, Help our bones grow stronger, Reduce depression and Provide us with energy! Read more at www.livelovefruit.com
I am not a vegetarian…not at all…. but there was a short period of time in my life when I was! I was 14 and decided that I needed to make a sacrifice.. a small one.. for something to turn around… there were a few rough moments happening in and around my life and I hoped for change… So one of the things I gave up was meat…. and it was totally fine… I don’t quite remember missing it…. I suppose when you feel so strongly about something, nothing phases you….
The “veg” phase lasted a few years… around 5-6 I would say… my memory is slipping away bit by bit…. already! I then started eating seafood, and upon my arrival to Barcelona… I was tantalized by the beautiful cuts of “Jamon Serrano” and “jamon Iberico”… and charmed by the fresh fish and seafood so easily available here…. so I caved!
This is simple.. way too simple… so simple that you are probably thinking… whats the big deal?
Well, the DEAL is that it takes minutes to make, but tastes just SO good and is SO satisfying that it’s SO worth telling you about!
It’s basically a deconstructed guacamole, without all the frills and naughty bits You could add the frills… tomatoes, onion, garlic etc… but why bother with all the chopping work when this REALLY doesn’t need it.. I promise! Continue reading →
The best baking moments happen when you really just need to unwind after a long day… it’s like therapy (for me at least!)… I love that time alone in the kitchen, after the kids have been tucked away in their beds… and I have an hour to myself …. it’s the best!
Weddings are such fun and special occasions, especially when it’s a family wedding… everyone come in from all over the world, and gets together for a few days, reminiscing, laughing and celebrating until the wee hours….
We had family wedding last week…. and it was so lovely to see so much family gather together, young and old alike….
Pretty personalized cookies…
The bride asked me to come up with something sweet and special for the kids’ table…. She loves children and always thinks of them…. and so she wanted something personalized…. I think it’s always such a great idea to personalize gifts or anything that would make a person feel special… Continue reading →