Meeting New Year’s Resolutions

I heard on the radio that January 19th is the day when many of us give up on New Year’s resolutions. It is less than 3 weeks! This made me think about my own resolutions and ways of keeping them. To be honest, this year already started kind of rough for me – for the…

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 summer salad with smoked salmon

When it is hot outside, I am feeling like something fresh and quick to prepare for dinner. Recently we have been talking about our first trip to France and I recalled the salad that I always ordered. I believe it is called ‘salad de ocean’. I have added a few ingridients of my own. It…

Weekend: Cozy things to do (self-care)

Sometimes there are days when I want to see no one and just stay home and do nothing. This weekend, for example. The weather in Maple, Ontario is about 5 degrees, sometimes it rains and most of the time there are very strong winds- brrr. I am embracing the time at home and looking for…

Getting ready for Thanksgiving

I don’t know about you, but as Canadian Thanksgiving is only a week away, all I can think about is Thanksgiving. Despite the usual business at work and home, I can’t help but daydream about the perfect way in which I will set the table for the main fall holiday. I get stressed about planning…