Fall Salad with Beluga Lentils, Grapes and Roasted Pumpkin

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After the incredible hot temperatures in the beginning of September, autumn finally settled in my neighborhood, right after the equinox. The light suddenly faded and a sort of airy fog took the place of the bright summer sun. All of a sudden, I noticed there were so many yellow leaves already, maybe because of the contrast with the gray in the sky. Plump pumpkins and merry plums are lazily lying in twig baskets on my balcony, and every two days I go to the farmers’ market to buy fresh grapes and sink into …

Alkaline Green Soup

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Last month I traveled a lot, and often, there were times when I didn’t manage to keep my diet on the usual path. The meal hours were changed, the quality of ingredients differed, and sometimes I indulged in some refined sugar treats – all these confused my body and it reacted with an acidic environment. After I came home and switched back to my normal routine and whole ingredients based diet, everything started to go back to normal. I drink a lot of lemon water, eat a lot of fresh vegetables, and …

Easy Quinoa Patties with Summer Herbs

While summer is the time of quick salads and fresh fruit smoothies, there is one dish which I’m always ready to heat up the oven or grill for. I love patties because they are so versatile – you can serve them in a whole wheat burger bun with a delicious sauce, you can hide them in a wrap, or simply have them as a quick meal next to a lush salad. They are very easy to make, you can play with ingredients any way you like, and make …

My Favorite Detox Salad

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At the end of May we had some free days, so we took some time off and made our first hiking trip to our beautiful mountains. It was so great – the effort, the sweat, the moments you think you’ll give up, they were all instantly forgotten when we were rewarded by the amazing scenery from the mountaintop. It wasn’t a really difficult trail, but for us, as beginners, it was quite a challenge, but we fully enjoyed it! We used to visit the mountains just to relax with a coffee in beautiful surroundings, but from now on…

Spring Greens Soup with Baked Parsnip Fries

Nothing makes me happier than the first spring picnic in the park. Of course, it’s still pretty cold here and the ground is still wet, so placing the blanket on the grass is totally out of the question, but having a warm soup on the bank, watching the first signs of a blooming spring is definitely a great choice. It’s been more and more difficult for me to bear the winters, and we started to consider relocating during the long winter months somewhere in the Mediterranean. I dream of …

Thai Cauliflower Rice Salad with Peanut Butter Sauce

Spring bloomed in force over here, turning all of us upside down. All of a sudden, the temperature raised from 0 to 13 degrees, the lilac bushes got tiny green sprouts, and the parks suddenly got crowded. After such a long time without seeing the face of the sun, its first rays put me in the mood to plan for holidays. No, we’re not going to Thailand yet (although I’d love to), but I’m celebrating the beginning of spring with…