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Pink Latte!

Pink Latte!

With the advent of spring, I am craving more colors! It is time to share one delicious and beloved recipe. It is a soothing drink made from nut milk, which I call latte, mostly for the creamy texture, even though is not related to coffee […]

Decadent Chocolate Truffles 💕 (Saint Valentine’s Day Special)

Decadent Chocolate Truffles 💕 (Saint Valentine’s Day Special)

Valentine’s Day will come very soon! Are you excited yet? I hope you are! While people are rushing buy flowers, cards, and tons of chocolate; I decided to make one of my long time dreams come true — make chocolate myself. I have been a big […]

Raw Sesame Cookies!

Raw Sesame Cookies!

What an exciting news! Raw Sesame Cookies are here! 😃 Cookies without baking, in my opinion, is always a fantastic idea! Five minutes of cooking, and voila! Wholesome snack or dessert is ready. Oatmeal flour, nut/seed butter, and raw honey serve as core ingredients. Slightly toasted […]

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 […]

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 […]

Pumpkin Spice Cashew Cake!

Pumpkin Spice Cashew Cake!

Oh wow! It is almost the end of October already. I realized that only when I saw the note that the next week is the last week of my favorite farmers market at Daley Plaza. But I have no complaints, the weather in Chicago is […]

Pumpkin Spice Oats

Pumpkin Spice Oats

Fall is here, guys. Local farmers markets are so colorful now. You can see how incredibly beautiful shades of orange, red and yellow harvest meet sweet smells of caramelized apples. While colors around are bright and warm, mornings in Chicago are getting cooler every day. […]

How To Make Plant Milk

How To Make Plant Milk

  Plant milk is a great choice for everyone, whether you are trying to minimize your dairy intake or not. It is rich in protein and depending on your choice of nuts and seeds, also high in minerals and vitamins. Sometimes, I really enjoy the […]

LemonSqueezy Kiwi Cake

LemonSqueezy Kiwi Cake

Once we tried our first cashew cake, to be honest it wasn’t a perfect one, our desire to eat regular cheesecakes disappeared. The difference between how you feel after a cheesy dessert even at a fancy restaurant and how you feel after a handful of […]