Sunflower wholegrain rye bread

Have you ever made bread by yourself? My today’s recipe is making it so crazy easy and the smell of freshly baked bread and the first bite of crunchy crust it’s something that you can’t compare to anything store-bought. I’ll admit it was my very first time baking bread at home and what a great…

Beet, carrot and onion salad

Crunchy, fresh and healthy salad with beets, carrot, green apple and onion with lemon and garlic dressing, topped with chopped parsley and sunflower seeds. A perfect veggie side for dinner or a lunch. I’m used to cooked beets in salads or just by themselves and I rarely use raw beets but this salad is going…

Simple tomato cucumber salad

Super crunchy, fresh and extremely easy cucumber, tomato salad is a perfect addition to any dinner. I’m going to be perfectly honest with you, I chopped my cucumber and onion and was planning on mizeria salad but I figured I will try something new. All sorts of cucumber, onion and/or tomato salads, usually with sour…

Broccoli soup with rye bread

Broccoli soup is such a classic and the chances are you probably have a go to recipe. The one I’m offering today is very creamy and delicious and slightly different and healthier than your standard cream of broccoli because thickened with rye bread instead of for example flour. It adds a very unexpected flavor which…

Roasted pumpkin seeds

It’s a full-blown fall finally. Leaves around our place slowly started turning all sorts of beautiful orange and red colors, days are getting shorter and nothing says fall better than pumpkins. Seeing all the sorts of pumpkiny goodness online makes me so happy. I love to use the whole pumpkin and pumpkin seeds are no…

Pears wrapped in bacon

Pears wrapped in bacon are an amazing, sweet and savory appetizer. The best part is that this recipe is 2 ingredients only and crazy easy to make, there’s virtually no preparation, you just wrap them, bake them and you’re done 🙂 Baked pears are so sweet and juicy and a perfect companion for crunchy bacon….

Creamy pearled barley risotto

Today’s recipe is one of my absolute favorites. A classic risotto dish but with an Eastern European twist- it is made with barley instead on rice and with zucchini, mushrooms and tomatoes. It’s creamy, extremely flavorful and filling. It’s a perfect time of the year to use these sweet and sun-ripened tomatoes and zucchini that beautifully…

Chicken goat cheese spaghetti squash

Healthy and delicious dinner recipe anybody? Chicken, goat cheese, bacon stuffed spaghetti squash is as tasty as it is light and easy to make. It’s creamy inside, filling and has a very interesting texture. It got raving reviews from my husband 🙂 For me, spaghetti squash doesn’t taste very flavorful on its own and that’s…

Baked chicken legs

I was struggling for a long time to come up with a perfect baked chicken legs recipe where chicken legs wouldn’t get dry, and wouldn’t require a lot of work because who has time to do that during the week. The recipe I’m offering today is awesome! I basically made a thick paste of garlic,…

Strawberry Feta Salad

Today’s salad is the ultimate summer lunch recipe! I’ve seen so many versions of this salad- gorgonzola instead of feta, pecans or almonds instead of walnuts, onions or no onions, different versions balsamic dressing. My mom, for example, makes a salad like this but with pomegranate instead of strawberries and my mom-in-law makes one like…