Vegan nut, cocoa & olive oil spread

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Vegan nut, cocoa & olive oil spread

Every time I’m reunited with my sister, there are certain things that always take place (almost in this specific order): we hug and kiss (dramatically, on my part- Alkyoni is way cooler than me to gasp and whisper sweet nothings to my ear); we exchange gifts, have our first coffee and gossip enthusiastically. And then, on to the main course, our first brawl. It’s loud, usually for a dumb reason and it escalates quickly. And then, like ten minutes later, we’ve apologised to each other, made up and are swiftly moving on to what really matters: food. [READ MORE]

Christmas morning hamper

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Christmas morning hamper

If you’re anything like me, you’re still not done with your Christmas shopping, still going for last minute runs to the stores (oh how I loathe all the stores around Christmas time!) or the post office (seriously, the worst). If you’re like me, you’re still trying to find the perfect extra to the gift you’ve already bought, or come up with an idea for Secret Santa, one that’s cool enough, yet not pretentious, funny, but not overly ridiculous. [READ MORE]

Coconut milk, maple & lime quinoa with caramelised pears & toasted hazelnuts

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It’s been a little over week since I’ve been back and I’m still struggling. I’m not worried though- it’s only part of my usual back-to-school drama, which I live out to the fullest, with frequent outbursts, cursing on the weather, the traffic, the boots and layers I now have to live in and everything else, really. [READ MORE]

Beet, grape, berry & turmeric smoothie

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I hate Mondays. I hate them with a teenager’s ferocity, passion and stubbornness. The weekend usually seems too short and by Sunday night, I often feel less than ready to face the week ahead.

But Monday comes, always, and with it the promise of a new week and the possibility to make it as pretty and exciting as you please. It is Monday and it is a new week, and it is up to us to make them count, right? And it all starts with a good breakfast. [READ MORE]