Recipe: Lime, Blueberry & Raspberry Cake

If you’re like me and have been spending lots of time in the kitchen during quarantine, then you may be looking for a new recipe to try out. I’ve been busy in the kitchen mastering new cakes and bakes over the past few months and my Instagram followers have definitely feasted their eyes on this…

Recipe: Lithuanian Chocolate Quark Cake (Varškės pyragas)

The other week Jonas and I went to a store here in California and bought some Lithuanian and other Eastern European goodies, including varškė/quark! When we found it, I knew right away, that I will want to use some of it to make a delicious, Chocolate quark cake for us to enjoy. Having looked at…

Photos That Make Me Smile #53

These days I’m really enjoying and appreciating the little things in life and all the tiny moments in every day that make me happy. A simple glimpse of sunshine, aesthetically pleasing home decor, indoor and balcony plants, a delicious cup of coffee, intricate recipes and flowers to name a few… While still stuck at home,…

Recipe: A Healthier Banana Bread

For me, there is nothing more comforting and heartwarming than a fresh, homemade banana bread. While our instagram feeds seem to be filling up with baking mixes and indulgent banana breads during self-isolation & quarantine, I thought I would share my recipe for a bit of a healthier banana bread option. You can keep it…

It’s Christmas Time Again!

It’s already the end of the first week of December… can you believe it? It feels like every year these Christmas anticipation posts come sooner and sooner and the festive season comes around so quick! I can’t believe it’s already the end of the year and we’re about to celebrate the most beautiful holidays. I…

Recipe: Lemon, Poppy Seed and Blueberry Cake

Are you a fan of lemon cake and feel like baking this weekend in preparation for December? Then you’ve got to try out this delicious and slightly healthier version of a Lemon and Poppy Seed Cake featuring some Blueberries too! It’s very easy to make, is nice and rich in flavour and super moist- perfect…

Recipe: Autumnal Pumpkin Bread

For many, autumn brings around a wave of joy and inspiration as the season is a sign of vivid change. The air becomes crisp and light, University and Schools are back after a long summer’s holiday and the leaves turn golden brown and red, filling the streets with splashes of color! With autumn also comes…

Recipe: Autumnal Pear and Plum Bundt Cake

When it comes to autumn time, I always love to bake at home and make something from scratch. The past few weeks I’ve been treating Jonas with my traditional Lithuanian Apple Pie, but this weekend I decided to do something a bit different. I made a Pear and Plum Bundt Cake, that both of us…

Trialling out TASTY! Chocolate Chip Cookies!

Hey everyone! So yesterday I tried out a bit of a different Chocolate chip cookie recipe- one by TASTY! I’ve got to say, they weren’t too different from my own recipe – HERE, just a bit sweeter. They were still really delicious and Jonas and I enjoyed them thoroughly! As the weather has been very cold…

Fall 2017 Bucket List

Without trying to sound cliché, I love fall. When September comes to an end an October comes around, I just get that ‘fall feeling’ that makes me feel warm and cozy inside when I step out into the crisp and fresh air, see the colorful leaves on the trees, slowly making their way to the…

Recipe: Chewy and delicious chocolate brownies

Hey everyone! Today I’m bringing you a new recipe- chewy chocolate brownies! I can’t believe I don’t have this recipe up on the blog yet as it is my go-to recipe for brownies that are delicious, oh-so chocolatey and something I know most people will like! This definitely isn’t a healthy recipe whatsoever, so if…

Recipe: Healthy brownies

I’m a big fan of various types of sinful desserts but I love experimenting and finding ways of making them more healthy! An example of using applesauce as a butter or oil substitute can be seen in my carrot cake recipe. It makes the cake so soft and moist, yet cuts the fats and calories…

Photos that make me smile #30 *Festive edition*

A collection of yet more beautiful photos that boost my mood 🙂 These ones are specifically holiday related as I’m so ready for this week to be over and the holidays to begin! All from weheartit.com ! Xx  

Recipe: Very simple lake house apple pie

  This pie is ultra simple and so delicious! Raimundas’ friends said it tastes like Christmas, so I guess this would be perfect as a treat in December! I have a traditional Lithuanian apple pie recipe which you can check out here, but this one is butter free and a bit different!I hope you enjoy! Recipe: makes…

Sweet End of Summer

Hey everyone! I hope you are having a wonderful first day of September! In Lithuania it’s quite a big holiday in schools, so the streets are filled with school children holding flowers and cars causing traffic trying to get their kids to school! It already feels like fall here because of the cold weather, but…

Recipe: Soft and Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

A classic favorite of all- chocolate chip cookies. So simple, so delicious, so perfect with a glass of cold milk. This is my recipe for soft and chewy + extremely delicious and decadent chocolate chip cookies: Recipe: (makes 16, or 8 big cookies) Ingredients: 3 Egg yolks 1 1/2 cups plain flour 1/2 Cup Unsalted butter 4…