Vegetable Stuffed Bell Peppers {Recipe ReDux}

Vegetable Stuffed Bell Peppers {Recipe ReDux}

Hey friends!! It’s that time of year again…late summertime when so many gardens are overflowing! I don’t have a garden this year, but when I’ve had gardens before I always have too much zucchini and peppers to know what to do…

Chocolate Chip Hazelnut Muffin Pies {Recipe ReDux}

Chocolate Chip Hazelnut Muffin Pies {Recipe ReDux}

When life doesn’t go as planned… Sometimes, things just don’t happen like you expected them to. Like that time some friends, my husband, and I ducked into a cafe in the middle of a snowstorm in Ankara, Turkey. It was…

15 Minute Simple Tomato Sauce

15 Minute Simple Tomato Sauce

Did you know that our sense of smell is our most primitive sense? When we breathe in from our nose, information about the environment around us goes directly to our brain. Scents can bring memories back quicker and more vividly than any…

Homemade Cream of Mushroom Soup {Recipe ReDux}

Homemade Cream of Mushroom Soup {Recipe ReDux}

Sixteen. That’s how many ingredients are in the classic can of Campbell’s Cream of Mushroom Soup. Their “Healthy Request” version, which is described as being heart healthy, isn’t much better. Although they significantly reduced the amount of vegetable oil, they added…

Simple Summer Salad

Simple Summer Salad

Hey Guys! Guess what? It’s almost summer!!! I’m beyond excited to do all the fun summery outdoorsy stuff here in Slovenia. Summer here means lots of ice cream (they have it on every corner), climbing Triglav (the highest mountain in Slovenia), and…

Avocado wrapped in Prosciutto

Avocado wrapped in Prosciutto

Have I ever told you about the prosciutto made in the Slovenian Karst region? Kraški Pršut (Karst Prosciutto) Basically just a leg of dried, cured ham, what makes this special is simplicity and climate. There are only a few key ingredients: high…

Veggie Burrito Bowl

Veggie Burrito Bowl

  When I first moved overseas, I thought it would be hard. I thought I’d experience culture shock. I thought I would miss my home, my house, my things, my dog. The truth is, I don’t. At least not as…

Homemade Spelt Flour Tortillas

Homemade Spelt Flour Tortillas

Did you know all-purpose white flour is… 1. Stripped. The bran and germ are mechanically removed, which also removes necessary vitamins and minerals and most of the nutritional content. 2. Then it’s “enriched” to replace some of the vitamins and…

Šunka v Testu (ham baked in pastry)

Šunka v Testu (ham baked in pastry)

Today’s recipe comes from Adele, who blogs over at Adele in Slovenia. I love Adele’s blog because she writes about everything that I love too: food, the outdoors, and of course Slovenia! I’m so happy to have Adele guest posting on…

Nonna’s Pastiera Recipe

Nonna’s Pastiera Recipe

In America we serve turkey on Thanksgiving. In Naples, they wouldn’t think of serving Easter dinner without Pastiera. Legend has it that this soft and sweet Easter ricotta pie even made the “Queen who never smiles” (Queen Maria Theresa of Austria) light…