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New Year Olivier Salad

New Year Olivier Salad

When New Year is coming but I am not in the mood of celebration, I am turning on my favorite Russian holiday movie and cooking Olivier salad. The salad which we believe has a French origin, while all-world calls this the Russian salad. I’d say, there is […]

Holiday Gingerbread Cookies!

Holiday Gingerbread Cookies!

It is almost Christmas. A delightful time full of delicious treats and excitement. Christmas tree is decorated and presents are wrapped. Now It is time for holiday cooking, in my case, mostly baking. We usually spend Christmas Eve and Christmas day with our big family, […]

Orange & Vanilla Overnight Oats

Orange & Vanilla Overnight Oats

Yay! My finals are over. Even though it was not easy, the sense of satisfaction after such accomplishment is always worth it. Again and again, I am convinced that being out of my comfort zone is vitally important for а personal growth. Well, it is […]

Walnut Turmeric Balls

Walnut Turmeric Balls

December ⛄. It is all about snow, the excitement of upcoming holidays, and yeah… college final exams. This is the time of the year when demanding school environment requires all my attention. For those days it becomes essential to be mindful of food choices. It […]

Hot Turmeric Milk 💛

Hot Turmeric Milk 💛

We love turmeric! Have you tried our turmeric muffins yet? It is one of our most loved recipes with turmeric ever! Today, a day after Thanksgiving, I want to share a simple, but so favorite anti-inflammatory recipe for turmeric milk. I love to make it in the […]

Lentil Daal with Butternut Squash and Ginger

Lentil Daal with Butternut Squash and Ginger

Living in a huge city, being a wife and a busy student definitely requires lots of energy. For quite some time I was looking for the best solution on how to stay mindful and balanced with food during the week. When I discovered the process […]

Favorite Apple Pie

Favorite Apple Pie

Yesterday it was already snowy here, in Chicago. First snow is always beautiful and exciting, but the temperature is so cool, brrrr ❄. Now cozy sweaters, long scarfs, and warm pies are definitely the highlights of the season! Honestly, sometimes I have those days when all I […]

Super Green 💚

Super Green 💚

You can never go wrong with juice, especially green, especially in the mornings. I honestly feel the best those days when after my morning yoga, I have fresh green juice. It might sound “too healthy” or “too much to do” for someone, but from the […]

Rainbow Bowl with Pink Rice

Rainbow Bowl with Pink Rice

If you ask me what is my favorite lunch, I will say, “easy lunch.” For me, it means fast in cooking, wholesome and, of course, yummy. Lunch that makes me want to rock and roll not sleep ;).  One of my favorite formulas is a […]