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Cranberry almond biscotti

Cranberry almond biscotti

I’ve done these cranberry almond biscotti a few times and they always disappear extremely fast, which is clearly a sign of how good they are 😊. Last week I did a videoconference call with my childhood friends in Spain. They are confined home but thankfully…

Chocolate egg bonbons

Chocolate egg bonbons

Before we dig into these chocolate egg bonbons, I would like to make a small reflection of the current times. Never in our lives we’d had imagine we’d live something like what we’re going through right now. It is difficult to try to make sense…

Ham and mushroom quiche

Ham and mushroom quiche

This ham and mushroom quiche is a family favorite. Served with a side salad with a classic Dijon dressing and a glass of red wine, you will be transported to France without leaving your kitchen. I was never a big fan of quiches. Until a…

Creamy white bean soup

Creamy white bean soup

A creamy white bean soup very simple and easy to prepare yet still very delicious and satisfying. If you like white beans this will be a keeper!! I realized that so far, all the soups I have posted are creams… Don’t know why but I…

MENU 16

MENU 16

Last week I continued experimenting with my air fryer. I tried roasting Brussels sprouts and cauliflower. The Brussels sprouts turned out great. I peeled them all off and cooked the leaves for just 3 minutes and they were done. Added some Parmesan cheese and it…

Black bean, sweet potato quinoa salad

Black bean, sweet potato quinoa salad

A black bean, sweet potato quinoa salad with cilantro lime dressing, a great weekday dinner. This is an easy comforting salad with just 4 ingredients: quinoa, sweet potato, pine nuts and the cilantro lime dressing as the fourth ingredient. You can use canned or home…

Homemade tomato sauce

Homemade tomato sauce

Last week I had some tomatoes that were too ripe for me to put in the salad so I decided to make some homemade tomato sauce before they went bad. Making tomato sauce is totally worth it especially if you want to use it for…

Menu 15

Menu 15

When my family was here for Christmas, they gave me an air fryer as a thank you gift when they left. I’m not sure when was the first time I heard about air fryers, but it wasn’t too long ago. And then a friend told…

Chickpea rotini with creamy mushroom sauce

Chickpea rotini with creamy mushroom sauce

This chickpea rotini pasta with a creamy mushroom sauce was my first experiment with chickpea pasta. And it did not totally disappoint… I like to try these pastas made from different grains and legumes, especially because they are nutritionally richer than regular wheat pasta. Last…

MENU 14

MENU 14

Some people have told me they cannot plan a menu for a week because it is too much organization and that they don’t know in advance what they will feel like eating three days from now. I always tell them that the menu is not…