No-Knead Bread with Buckwheat, Rye, Seeds and Nuts

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I’m filing some old photos and drinking hot tea. January is having its cold way again, and there’s really nothing much to do outside. I wanted to make some scones to pair them with our afternoon tea, when I realized it’s been quite a while since I’ve baked some bread. The pleasure of mixing the ingredients, the joy of seeing it rise, the lovely baking smell in the whole kitchen, and oh, the crunchy crust! While I try to avoid making bread a constant presence on our table, I wouldn’t give up the good, happy moments baking it gives us, especially …

Berry Protein Power Smoothie

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Although I hate being in a hurry, there are days when I simply don’t have a choice. You have to get to different places, meet lots of people, and most often, you end up skipping your wake-up routine and your morning workout, getting dehydrated, and eating junk food in a hurry. These days can be much easier on your body and mind if you learn to put your health first and organize things. And, a nourishing and energizing smoothie is definitely …

Decadent Chocolate Quinoa Breakfast – Vegan and Gluten-Free

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This recipe might be just what you need if you are living with a picky person when it comes to food, also comes in handy if you’re trying to introduce healthy ingredients into your child’s diet. It is very difficult to prepare a breakfast rich in minerals and healthy fats, especially for somebody who doesn’t really care about the nutrition and prefers something delicious, like my boyfriend does. I could give him all the scientific reasons why eating this or that ingredient is good for his health, but if it doesn’t taste delicious, he won’t eat it. For me, a simple quinoa pudding with some honey, nuts, and seeds is a great way to start the day. For him, I have to reinvent the whole picture and make it really appealing. What does the trick? …

Layered Pumpkin and Spirulina Smoothie

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Am I the only one who roasts too much pumpkin? Autumn seems to be all about beta-carotene, and every few days I bake another batch of orange awesomeness. I’ve already used it in salads, curries, soups, and oatmeal, so I had to come up with something new to refresh our autumn menu. This lovely idea came to me this morning, when I was preparing the hemp milk for our smoothies. How about replacing the banana with …

Pumpkin Oatmeal with Chocolate Chunks

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As mornings are getting colder, and my body craves more and more warm-cooked dishes, I switched from fresh veggies and guacamole breakfasts to heartier ones – pudding, hummus, or porridge. I didn’t really have a love affair with oatmeal until this year, when I played a bit with flavors and discovered some delicious combinations. I photographed some recipes with pumpkin and butternut squash as the main ingredient, and I had some roasted batches in my fridge, so I decided to add …