Drinks, Photography

Green juices for a hot summer

Green! Green! Green! It is summer but it is still green outside. So go out and enjoy it before it’s too late. I prepared for you a list of green juices for the summer. Add ice if it is too hot and relax. Stinging nettle tea – great source of energy this is one of… Continue reading Green juices for a hot summer

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Drinks, Photography

Cherry stem tea

I dried my cherry stem last spring and kept them in an airtight container. I spread them on a cookie sheet and leave to dry in a dark place for a few days. Here is my tea recipe Ingredients: ½ liter water 25 g cherry stems Directions: Boil the stems for 5 minutes and then… Continue reading Cherry stem tea

Desserts, Photography

Gnocchi with blueberry sauce

I told you about my first gnocchi.  I discovered that I like making them quite often with different sauces.  This recipe is with a sweet sauce so it is a dessert more than a side dish. Ingredients for gnocchi: 2 potatoes 2 cups of flour 1 egg Ingredients for sauce: 2 cups of blueberries (frozen… Continue reading Gnocchi with blueberry sauce

Photography, Useful

Food For Thought

Today, eating healthy is a MUST. Before the 1989 Revolution, we (Romanians) lived under communism for lots of years. My childhood was a happy one not because of communism but because my parents made it happy. We grew up with a few toys, some food and expensive books. All we had was 3 or 4… Continue reading Food For Thought

Drinks, Photography

Pine needle vodka lemonade with blueberries

There is nothing like a glass of cold lemonade on a hot summer day. Unless has some vodka in it. I love a good summer cocktail. If it is healthy is a bonus. As told you in a post we make pine needle syrup in the spring and my husband make pine needle vodka. This… Continue reading Pine needle vodka lemonade with blueberries

Drinks, Photography

Green juice

I don’t know how your December was for you, but for me was an excessive food party. Don’t think that I partied all month long, just that I had more food than usually, actually more meat. In the second day of this year I just felt so full. You know the feeling when you see… Continue reading Green juice

Drinks, Photography

Lemonade

I am surviving summer with lemonade. Fresh cold lemonade. Who doesn’t love a cold lemonade? My recipe is simple so you can make it any time you like. Ingredients: 3 lemon juices 1 liter water A bunch of fresh mint leaves ½ tea spoon Stevia sugar Directions: Mix everything together. If you don’t have ice… Continue reading Lemonade