Realigning to Positivity

I was reading a blog post the other day about how you serve no one when you focus on the negativity in life (even if your version of negativity is just talking about how busy you are). It sort of got me to pause. Much as I hate to admit it, I do that all…

Danish Split Pea Soup

First things first: I adore soup. I love cold winter nights slurping up delicious broths that are chock full of healthy nutrients, I love spoons, I love heat: it’s just a hole in one for me all of the time. Add in the hygge craze, and I’ve been intrigued about what exactly one eats when…

Chicken Rice Soup

The classic of classic, the winner of every sick soup contest ever: The Chicken Rice Soup. I won’t pretend that I have any idea of what I’m doing when I make chicken soup (noodle or rice), or if there’s some secret method I utilize – I just have my way, and what is this blog for if…

Beta Carotene Lentil Deliciousness

No it’s not still winter. In case you’re still wondering, my last two recipes have been directed almost exclusively to winter… but it’s actually quite summery in Berlin. The only problem is the masses of dried food I have around the pantry, and the obsession I will continue to have for sweet potatoes year-round. This…

It is cold in Berlin.

It is, as I said above, cold (really cold) in Berlin. Somehow, it has already hit 35/45 Fahrenheit temperatures, and it’s barely November! I can hardly believe it and I am in no way prepared for the wintertime! (i.e. did not bring a warm enough jacket) Otherwise, most of my week has been filled with…