Creating a Summer Mood

Getting excited for the summer is harder during pandemic time but not impossible. Even when traveling is limited and patios are still closed down in Ontario (so jealous of California!), there are many ways to get ready for the summer and especially to get into the lighter mood. Below are some ideas! Create a summer…

Weekend Meal: Mushroom Penne Pasta

This is something that can be done under 30 minutes and tastes amazing! It is a penne pasta with portobello mushrooms and bacon in tomato four cheese sauce sprinkled with mozzarella cheese. You can switch it up, add more ingredients or change the kind of sauce you want to use, but this specific combination has…

Getting Energy Back

This year is starting rough. Let’s pretend I am ignorant and not following any news and updates and just hiding at home focusing on my own goals and development regardless of what’s going on outside. Even then it is really hard to stay positive or having energy to do things. People who also feel this…

Chocolate Mousse Desert

Looking for a quick Christmas desert that does not require baking, a lot of work or special ingredients? Look no further! *Drum roll* Meet the Chocolate Mousse! Yes, it is that good that it should be referred to only using capital letters. Light and rich at the same time, it will make any holiday night…

Best hot chocolate recipe

In the time of global pandemic, economic and environmental decline and also horrible November weather a simple cup of hot chocolate is the best way to put the crazy world on pause and enjoy a moment of joy. What you need for one cup: -one cup of milk -two-three table spoons of hot chocolate powder…

Why Baking Bread is Significant

Since COVID-19 hit, most of people in the world were literally forced to stay home for months. Soon social media was hit with one of the key trends of 2020 – baking bread at home. For months I was resistant to participate, first of all, because I am a terrible baker. My husband regularly asks…

New Approach to Winter Holidays

Every year I spend December in a rush – trying to find and purchase gifts and wrap them; figuring out where to celebrate the holidays and how to manage to see everyone I haven’t seen in ages; shopping for the new ‘celebratory’ clothing so I wear something new when the clock strikes twelve on New…

Holiday Traditions You Can Create For Yourself

While Christmas is the time of the year when the traditions of previous generations almost pushed on many of us, I say the traditions that should stay are the ones that make you and your family happy. Since I got married five years ago, I decided to create little traditions for myself and my family…

Authentic flatbread pizza in 10 minutes

I finally figured out how to make the flatbread pizza taste like it just has arrived from Italy – the secret lies in replacing mozarella cheese with bocconcini cheese. Below is the easy recipe that will get you amazing authentic-tasting pizza in 10 minutes: Ingridients flatbread (I used Greek pita bread) tomato sauce for pasta…

Easy strawberry weekend cake

It is finally a strawberry season! I am not much of a baker but this recipe is so easy and quick that even I could do it. It involves strawberries,Nutella and it is ready in a hour! Ingridients 2 cups of strawberries, sliced 1 table spoon of sugar 1-2 cups of Nutella Cake: 3/4 cup…