New Years' resolution

HOW TO SUCCESSFULLY NAIL YOUR NEW YEARS’ RESOLUTIONS – and more :-)

The end of yet another calendar year has arrived. As it is tradition, amidst of all those festivity parties and overindulgence in food and drinks, that tiny voice of reason inside our head starts getting louder and louder. Well, the voice of reason might not be the best word to describe it, but you know what I mean – it is that “good guy” inside us who is yearning for something more meaningful and fulfilling. After all, we always crave for more in life, a higher purpose and transcendence, visible life improvements, upgraded prototype of ourselves…

I am sure that over the last couple of days, many of us have faced a moment of serious pondering. It is those questions like “How would I describe the past year?”, “How well have I treated others and myself?”, “Can I do better?”, “In what way can I improve quality of my life and develop myself further?”

Beginning of the new calendar year symbolically marks beginning of a new cycle, a chance to “clean our drawers”, take a moment or two for self-reflexion, and come up with one or more ambitious resolutions which will improve not only quality of your life, but also loved ones around you. This is great stuff by all means. Self-questioning and desire for improvements is necessary if we want to lead better quality lives in all areas. The only “tiny” issue here is, how drastic/realistic are you with your resolutions?

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Gnocchi with pumpkin & leek mousse

GNOCCHI WITH PUMPKIN & LEEK MOUSSE

It makes so much fun to spice our daily menus up with one untypical main ingredient. On this occasion, I decided to pair one of the Italian cuisine favorites, gnocchi, with our good old winter friend, butternut squash. Well, that was a true love at first sight, and I will tell you why.

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Plant based milk

PLANT BASED MILK – ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

Plant based milk craze is in a full swing. Supermarket shelves are loaded with pretty much any flavor and ingredient you can imagine. Soya, coconut, oat and rice are so last year with hazelnut, walnut, buckwheat & co. being the latest trend. Eye appealing packages are all promising the healthies and the most natural stuff…

However, there is always that other side of the medal. My mission today is to unveil both, that is, to provide you with some useful tips and “food for thought”, all with the goal to help you make the best and the healthiest choice. Continue reading

Superhero omelette

SUPERHERO OMELETTE

Feeling a bit nauseous just by a thought of a busy and ultra-demanding day ahead? You are about to start one of those days when only superhero powers would get you through? Hey, chill down and relax! I have a perfect quick fix energy solution to make you fly all the way with a very big smile on your face. Trust me, no day is a tough day when you start it with my superhero omelette! Continue reading

Roasted sweet potatoes

PERFECTLY ROASTED SWEET POTATOES

At first glance, this might seem as a no brainer recipe, but trust me, there is a secret to perfectly roasted sweet potatoes! Follow my instructions carefully, and in no time you will start indulging in a perfectly crispy, yet meaty & highly flavoursome dish. Continue reading

Baked pasta sauce

ROASTED TOMATOES, SQUASH & FENNEL PASTA SAUCE

This beautiful pasta dish is a living proof that rainy and colder autumn days are actually not that grey at all! Just imagine your favourite pasta combined with sweet and tangy flavours of oven baked sauce feat. butternut squash, fennel, and cherry tomatoes, topped with thin shavings of fresh parmesan cheese… Continue reading