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Butternut Squash Soup

November 13, 2018

Butternut Squash Soup is by far my favorite Fall/Winter soup to make. It’s hearty, rich in flavor and a crowd favorite! I also like that it’s creamy without the cream. Here’s the recipe below! I hope you enjoy it! Print Butternut Squash Soup Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 1 hour, 35 minutes Total Time: 1 hour, 50 minutes Category: Soups Yield: 6 Ingredients 2 butternut squash (about 4 3/4 pounds total), halved lengthwise, seeded 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2…

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Instant Pot – Beef Stew

November 7, 2018

I am so excited I finally have an Instant Pot! I wanted one ever since they came to market in the US, but they never had the right wattage or European plug that I needed, until now! So this is my first meal made with my Instant Pot! It was super easy and although I was intimidated at first with all the buttons and understanding the process, but it’s really easy. Ingredients 1 1/2 Pounds Beef Stew Meat 1 Tablespoon Olive Oil 1 Teaspoon Salt 1 Teaspoon Pepper…

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Apple Cake Recipe

April 24, 2018

During her last visit to Sweden my BFF, Helen, spoiled us with so many delicious meals! One of which was this amazing apple cake. Like Helen tried to describe, it’s not a traditional cake because it has almost a bread pudding consistency. I asked her to kindly share the recipe so I could make it for some friends that were coming to lunch a few weeks later. Her cake was gluten free and beautiful. This was my attempt at the…

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Food Health & Wellness Lifestyle

Mommy Diet

January 26, 2018

I naively thought that after I gave birth I would be able to go back to eating whatever I wanted. During Theodore’s pregnancy I was very strict with my diet. I didn’t want to take the chance of eating something that could hurt him or the pregnancy. I thought to myself, “it’s only 9 months”. Well, once again I was wrong. Now that I’m breastfeeding there are new restrictions of what I should be eating. Yes, I could technically eat…

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Thanksgiving Dinner 2017

December 1, 2017

It was important for me to host Thanksgiving dinner this year, even at 37 weeks pregnant. I may have been a little too ambitious in this late phase of pregnancy, but I really wanted to keep this tradition. For some of our guests, this would be their first experience of this American holiday so I felt the pressure to make sure it was a good one! I created a menu to go with our dinner so our guests would know…

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