Monday, April 25, 2016

Buckwheat, Banana, Oatmeal, Dark Chocolate Pancakes {Naturally Gluten Free!}

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I would like to present to you the fluffiest and most flavorful pancakes you will ever eat, all thanks to my new discovery of the wonderful superfood: buckwheat.  It's amazing that it took me so long to discover it seeing as how I've been eating gluten free for like five years, but what was I supposed to think? It's called buckWHEAT. I would have to be crazy to think that it was gluten free (um... right?).
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Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Samuel's Salted Caramel Peanut Brownie Bombs

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Well, Samuel is at it again. If you follow me on Instagram, you've seen lots of breads and bagels from Samuel before, but this time he has tried his hand at a dessert. I was pretty impressed. Especially because he even made them flourless so his poor, pregnant, gluten intolerant wife could partake.

Samuel actually made these a couple weeks after we found out I was pregnant, just around the time when the nausea started to strike.

"I'm never making a post ever again," I said dejectedly, slamming my head down onto the dining room table.


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Thursday, April 14, 2016

Bacon, Brie, and Apricot Grilled Cheese with Balsamic Reduction

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I'd like to introduce you to Weird Pregnancy Post: Exhibit A.

Seriously, I warned you. Only time can tell what strange ingredients I'll be throwing together in the next six months. I'm not really sorry about this one though, because... it's actually awesome. If you ask me. The pregnant lady.

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Monday, April 11, 2016

The Best Strawberry Yogurt Muffins {Plus BIG News!}

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First of all, I made you muffins. It's pretty much the best muffin recipe ever. They're moist, fluffy, pillowy, and basically out of this world. If that's not good enough news already, I have some even better news.
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Monday, April 4, 2016

How to Spend a Week in Rome {On a Budget!}

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As you may have noticed, I have been absent from the blogging world for about a month and a half. This is because German schools have an awesomely long spring break, so Samuel and I decided to make the most of it the become world travelers. We've been in Rome, all around the US, and even in Paris for a day on the way back to Berlin.

You may be impressed that I'm writing this post so promptly after my return to Berlin while I'm still in a fierce battle with jet lag (What, five days later isn't impressive?), but the truth is, Samuel has decided that we were doing some spring cleaning today, so I needed a good excuse to escape for a few minutes. So here you go, a post about our amazing (and cheap!) week in Rome.
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Monday, February 22, 2016

Brownies with Nutella and Greek Yogurt Frosting

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After a wonderful week in Rome (post coming soon) and a not so wonderful 19 hour day of traveling, we are finally back in the beautiful United States of America for a visit. I have to say, of all the amazing places I've been in the past year, nothing beats the spacious skies and amber waves of grain of America.

By the way, I never actually understood that song until I moved to Europe. Isn't the sky the same everywhere? No. Never take the American sky for granted, all you Americans out there. There's nothing like it.

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Saturday, February 6, 2016

Spice Rubbed Salmon with Mango Salsa

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Well, Samuel is finally on spring break, if you can call this spring. One of the best parts about Samuel going to school in Germany is that they give him 2 months off for spring break. Not only does that mean we have plenty of time to spend vacationing (hello, Rome!), but it also means we have some romaaantic time in the kitchen together.

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Monday, January 25, 2016

Mini Eggplant Caprese Pizzas

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So, this week is one of the worst of the year. It is the week of Samuel's finals. Therefore, I have had to relinquish one of my favorite hobbies for the week: distracting Samuel from studying. The main reason for me giving it up is not, as you may think, my supportiveness of my husband to work hard at everything he does, but rather because he is so dang motivated that he refuses to be distracted.
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