Main dishes

Spicy Crispy Chickpeas 🌶

Spicy Crispy Chickpeas 🌶

We adore healthy and delicious chickpeas! They are rich in protein and fiber. Chickpeas also fulfill and give energy for a long time. Chickpea hummus has been a must-have product in our refrigerator for a long time. Paired with fresh crunchy vegetables such as cucumber, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Picnic Corn and Spinach Quiche

Picnic Corn and Spinach Quiche

We love summer in Chicago because there are so many cool events  every day and night. While we are excited about upcoming Lollapalooza, we are trying to spend at least one night a week outside and watch movies in the parks. It is already a tradition to […]

Pizza Time!

Pizza Time!

  We love to spend time outside. Chicago offers so many opportunities to do so. Whether we watch the sunset at the lake or listen to music at Millennium park, we turn almost every cool open air event into a little cozy picnic. We know […]