Recipe: 2 Ingredient Frozen Yogurt

Since the summer is really hot here in California, Jonas and I keep eating ice-cream to cool ourselves down on a daily basis. There are so many different ice-creams to choose from in stores nowadays, but one thing I attempted to make the other week and absolutely loved is homemade frozen yogurt! We loved how…

Nutrition 101: Iron

For the next segment of my Nutrition 101 series, I thought I would chat about something that most people will have thought about before. Especially for women, iron is an important nutrient that we must ensure we consume enough of. Personally, I’ve had anaemia before, so I take the importance of iron, iron-rich foods and…

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…

Recipe: Homemade Meringues

One thing I absolutely love in desserts and have always thought about trying to make myself is meringues! They are a simple, yet often crucial components of many delicious desserts that I absolutely love. Such as a classic, beautiful Pavlova or one of Jonas’ favorites- Eton Mess. Whilst in quarantine, I’ve been playing around with…

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…

A Different Way To Enjoy Your Coffee

Who doesn’t miss the luxury of going out to a coffee shop with friends or by yourself and enjoying an iced coffee while the rest of the world buzzes in front of you? I definitely do. I miss those days when I would drive to the outdoor mall near us and walk around, pick up…

Photos That Make Me Smile #52

I think nowadays we all need a little bit of a pick-me-up and something to make us smile. Don’t know where you are whilst reading this, but I hope you’re healthy and staying safe while the world is going through such unexpected and rather scary times. In light of everything going on at the moment,…

Recipe: Homemade Teriyaki Chicken

Staying at home when Jonas is at work means I have been experimenting and making new meals for dinner for the both of us. I try and think outside the box and create something I haven’t before, or simply instead of buying a store-bought sauce, creating it from scratch and putting my own twist on…

Falling in Love with Santa Monica

Last weekend Jonas and I finally got the chance to explore our surroundings a bit. You may think, that since we have been in California for a month, we must have visited tons of scenic places by now. Sadly, that isn’t the case as we have been super busy with moving in, buying furniture, buying…

Recipe: My Mom’s Exotic Thai Soup

I’m sure most of you have a specific recipe you think of when you think of your Mom. I definitely have a few in mind, but one that our entire family always loves and asks for whenever possible, is her warming, somewhat spicy and exotic Thai Soup. Since Jonas and I absolutely love this soup…

My Goals for 2020

With every beginning of a new year, the internet is filled with everyone’s New Years Resolutions… I think it’s great to set yourself some goals or plans for the future, but setting hard-core, drastic resolutions can often be daunting and lead to failure. I often see lists of resolutions spanning 20 countries someone would like…

The Beautiful Island of Cyprus!

Right before Christmas my dad and I went to Cyprus! He went for work and I went along with him as I had never been to this beautiful island and couldn’t pass up the opportunity to see a new place. I also got to meet up with my dear friends Martha and Haris who moved…

Nutrition 101: Sweeteners

Sugar, the traditional granulated sweet stuff we often use in our baked goods and read on the label of far too many food items we buy at the grocery store, is delicious, but not the best for our health… As some of you may know, it is very high on the glycemic index (GI) scale,…

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…