July 30, 2019

Summer is BBQ season for us, and it is like a ritual to Arman. He uses charcoal, which means it is a process to get the thing to light up and get it hot enough. Every weekend he stands in the garden, and makes fire. And now Baby Zand is getting so excited about being t...

April 23, 2019

Ok, Thai and quinoa in one recipe doesn't seem very traditional. It's not. But it is the coolest creation by one of my favorite restaurants in the Bay Area: Daughter Thai in Mont Clair. I have to say, having lived in Thailand for 3 years, I have become somewhat of...

March 25, 2019

We are currently in Singapore visiting my sister and Baby Zand's cousins. It's been a week of fun, sunshine, and swimming. Plus an entire new household of toys - needless to say Baby Zand has been in heaven. For me, I've been able to test out what it's like having 4 ki...

March 12, 2019

Tamarind is a very sour, tropical fruit that grows in little pods, and is used in cooking all around the world. It can be used for both savory dishes such as chutneys and pickling, and sweet dishes such as drinks and desserts. The most amazing fact about tamarind is th...

January 22, 2019

Green is always the color of the New Year! It is the color of fresh, new nature, of cleaning up your digestive tract, and giving your body the much craved oxygen it needs to have more energy. Green smoothies are always my go to as soon as I come back from holidays...

October 25, 2018

Here is the next Halloween recipe I promised you after the delicious pumpkin chocolate rice crispy treats. As you can tell, we take Halloween very seriously. Our fridge is stocked with healthy treats for the big day, and our costume has been in production for the last...

September 25, 2018

A stressful time of the year is lying ahead of us - the end of the year and the holiday season are inching closer. It is a time where we often don't get enough sleep, finish up work projects, buy gifts, and give the kids holiday experiences that take away the last bit...

July 17, 2018

Ah, I have already mentioned how much I am in love with summer produce with last week's asparagus risotto recipe. Let's talk about rhubarb, and my love for this epic fruit (actually it's a vegetable :-)). Rhubarb is super popular in Germany in the late spring/ early su...

April 24, 2018

I have been tinkering on this recipe forever! Making blueberry muffins gluten free and vegan without refined sugar is almost impossible. Somehow they always turn into a batch of bitter glue. I have tried all kinds of flours, from brown rice to oat and coconut. Finally,...

February 27, 2018

A super simple, very versatile recipe is here to end the month of February. It's still very cold and uncomfortable, which makes me crave a lot of warm, cooked foods. And while we know that leafy greens are the foundation of vibrant health, eating them in a raw sal...

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