Salmon Cakes

 

Salmon cakes are a great way to add fish into your diet even if you are not a huge fish fan. The mix of other ingredients masks the fishy flavors. Continue reading

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Curried Lentil Salad

The past couple of weeks have been pretty warm around here and I am not too thrilled with standing in front of a hot stove to make dinner. Continue reading

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Spiced Roasted Nuts

This recipe is really easy and is a great gift for teachers, neighbors and colleagues for the holidays. Continue reading

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Pumpkin Quiche

When I moved to Germany, I discovered all kinds of pumpkins I didn’t even know existed. In New England, we think of pumpkins as decorations for Halloween and Thanksgiving. Continue reading

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What I have learned about dieting

You have probably heard of a reality show “The Biggest Loser” where contestants compete to lose massive amounts of weight, sometimes as much as half of their body weight, after weeks of severe calorie restriction and intense exercise training. Continue reading

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Risotto with Ramsons (Bärlauch)

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Many years ago, I used to have a sailboat in a small town on the way to Cape Cod, MA, USA. Every spring, as we the exited off the highway, we were overpowered by the smell of garlic. Continue reading

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Homemade Almond Milk

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I make a fresh smoothie every day for breakfast, usually with a banana, nuts, at least one type of frozen fruit, and flaxseeds. It’s quick and filling, and keeps me satisfied until lunchtime. I used to buy all kinds of nut, rice and oat milks, but I am not crazy about the bottled, stale taste of tetra pack drinks, and the good ones (like almond/coconut) are foolishly expensive. So I started experimenting with quantities and soaking times to make my own. Continue reading

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Onion Tarte

Last week I took the last final exam of my Master’s program and as of now I am officially starting my Master’s thesis project. Continue reading

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Baked Zucchini Sticks with Smoky Tomato Sauce

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I am starting my 3rd semester at university which looks to  be much lighter than last year. Which is a very good thing, since I really don’t think I could take another year at the pace I was going the first 2 semesters. Continue reading

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Coconut Oil Deodorant

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Ok, homemade deodorant may sound really weird but  this stuff really works! I am not kidding. I have tried everything, and I have to say, this deodorant is one of the most effective ones I have ever tried. Continue reading

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