Food

My swiss style breakfast burrito

One of my favorite comfort foods is a good breakfast burrito. Every time I go to California, the first thing I need to do is order one of those at the local Mexican. I just love it! They usually look like this Actually, they usually even look better, yummier! This weekend I made a simple… Continue reading My swiss style breakfast burrito

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Beef Stew in Crock Pot, Round Two…

Hi there It's been a while since I've posted anything here. Been kind of hibernating during this cold, gray swiss winter. But, for the challenge to try new recipes, and trying new things to cook, I wake up, even during my deepest winter sleep. 😀 So, here you'll see my second attempt (yeah, you will… Continue reading Beef Stew in Crock Pot, Round Two…

Food

Berry Friands

Today I tried a new recipe, and made some berry friands. If you don't know what they are, here's a link  that explains it http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Friand. Basically they're similar to muffins, only that you use almond flour and egg whites. For making these you need: 200g Butter60g regular flour160g very fine sugar120g almond flour5 egg whitesLemon zest from… Continue reading Berry Friands

Food

Sweet Potato Muffins…yummmm!

Here's how you can make this yumminess for yourselves: YOU'LL NEED 300g of flower1 1/2 tsp of baking powdera pinch of salt1/4 tsp backing soda80ml buttermilk80ml whole milk (or just 160ml of creamy milk if you can't find any buttermilk)1 big sweet potato, cooked and puree'd115g room temperature Butter135g brown sugar 2 eggs If you want… Continue reading Sweet Potato Muffins…yummmm!

Food, Garden

Plums, Plums, Plums…

Thanks to my two plum trees in our garden, I now have lots and lots of plums in my fridge, and basically all over the place. This is my first time ever, to be blessed with so much delicious fruit, since this is my first summer in this house with this beautiful, green and fruity… Continue reading Plums, Plums, Plums…

Food

After my summer break: cooking right, for the right vitamin intake, amongst other things

Dear readers After being away from my blog for a while, I now finally have found the time and inspiration again to write. And during this time away, a lot has happened. We finally finished all the renovations on my house, right before summer break.  We went to San Diego, California for a month. Then… Continue reading After my summer break: cooking right, for the right vitamin intake, amongst other things

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Here’s one for my German speaking readers :-)

FÜR ALLE ALLEINERZIEHENDE MÜTTER...oder für jeden der dies lesen möchte Es gibt Eltern die verstehen einfach nicht wie schwierig es ist Alleinerziehend zu sein. Frauen tendieren dann zu sagen "Na hast du das Gefühl mein Mann hilft mir (jeden Tag) mit den Kindern?" Oder andere sagen "Haha, was denkst du denn? Es ist einfacher mit… Continue reading Here’s one for my German speaking readers 🙂

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A dog meets dog, meets dog day.

On one of my daily walks my 10 month old, white boxer, finally got to meet my moms boxer. Which was about time that he finally met her. And they got along very well. Which isn't such a common thing, because my last boxer did not like her! He actually attacked her! And on that… Continue reading A dog meets dog, meets dog day.

Reflecting

Being a single mom…

Being a single mother for so long, I sometimes get moments of sheer frustration. Even though I do my best every day, I still feel I don't do enough, or not well enough. In addition, I would love to find the time and courage to follow my own interests. But, those get put on the… Continue reading Being a single mom…