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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…

Mexican Beef and Rice Casserole

Mexican Beef and Rice Casserole

Hey friends! How is summer treating everyone? I hope you’re enjoying days full of sunshine, hiking, biking, climbing, canoeing, kayaking, and more! Real Food Real Deals Need a cheap quick recipe so you can spend your days out it the…

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…

Nutty Chocolate Protein Bars {Recipe ReDux}

Nutty Chocolate Protein Bars {Recipe ReDux}

Happy National Nut Day! (And no, I’m not talking about your crazy uncle or co-worker) In honor of this special day, The Recipe ReDux has challenged us to share a healthy nut-filled recipe. A moderate amount of nuts can add a…

Zesty Baked Chicken {Recipe ReDux}

Zesty Baked Chicken {Recipe ReDux}

No time to make a healthy dinner? Do you have 30 minutes? You can make this cheap, no-fuss, zesty baked chicken in no time at all! August Recipe ReDux challenge: Back to the Dinner Table After the hustle and bustle…

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…

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…

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…

Roasted Chicken Quarters

Roasted Chicken Quarters

When we first moved to Ljubljana and were living in a temporary apartment with limited cooking utensils, I made roasted chicken quarters. That’s how easy this recipe is. I still remember how excited I was when we first got here seven…