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Mini Chocolate Covered Strawberry Banana Skewers

Mini Chocolate Covered Strawberry Banana Skewers

This month, the Recipe Redux is turning 6, and we are celebrating with cake and small bite desserts! I made these mini chocolate covered strawberry banana skewers which are quite easy to make, not so bad for you, and can feed…

Fruit Infused Sparkling Water (with or without alcohol)

Fruit Infused Sparkling Water (with or without alcohol)

Gunshots are going off in Kosovo! That means wedding season is upon us. They sure know how to party here! This month’s Recipe ReDux challenged us to create a “colorful drink concoction” for celebrations. Here is something delicious that can…

3 Ways to Reduce Food Waste

3 Ways to Reduce Food Waste

Happy Earth Day! Sad fact-America wastes 30-40 percent of its food supply! This month, The Recipe Redux challenged us to share our easy ways to reduce food waste. Embed from Getty Images 3 Ways to Reduce Food Waste We’ve all…

Clean Out the Fridge Soup

Clean Out the Fridge Soup

We moved again. This time to Pristina, Kosovo! This makes four moves in four years, which means I’ve gotten pretty good at cleaning out the freezer/pantry of items that we can’t bring with us when it comes time to move.…

Moong Dal (Mung Lentils-an Indian Dish)

Moong Dal (Mung Lentils-an Indian Dish)

Hey friends! I hope the New Year is treating you all well! I know a lot of people out there are trying to save some cash after the holidays and are looking for ways to eat healthy on a budget.…

Frozen Vegetable Power Bowl

Frozen Vegetable Power Bowl

Ok ok ok, the name of this dish isn’t pretty. Frozen Vegetable Power Bowl??? What kind of meal is that? Well it’s what I’ve been eating for lunch (or some variation of) at work practically every day for a while…

Sautéed Squid (Calamari) with Vegetables-inspired by Slovenian Cuisine

Sautéed Squid (Calamari) with Vegetables-inspired by Slovenian Cuisine

I’ve been back stateside for a year now, and I truly miss Slovenia and all the traveling we got to do while living there. So it’s no surprise that I couldn’t wait to get cooking when I saw this month’s…

Crunchy Cannellini Bean Salad

Crunchy Cannellini Bean Salad

Ever get in a lunch rut? Need new ideas for packing your kids’ or your own lunch? Are packable noontime options dwindling?                               My everyday lunch…

Rice and Eggs

Rice and Eggs

Weekday mornings are B-U-S-Y! Who has time to make a healthy breakfast these days? Good thing my favorite breakfast only takes 5 minutes to make. Rice and Eggs is not only simple to make, but it is much healthier than…

Pickled Vegetables Recipe

Pickled Vegetables Recipe

Albert Einstein oncle cleverly described insanity as doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. I’ve been mulling over this thought lately. If nobody ever did something new, something out of their comfort zone, then there…