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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]