Tag Archives: healthy

A lighter tone, pretty shamrocks and a little something green

  So I would be lying if I would say here that I took the break I talked of in my last post. I’m not good at sitting still when something is left hanging in mid-air. But this time, it … Continue reading

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Banana-Coconut pancakes – Gluten-Free & Vegan

In our home, pancakes are their own food group. We make them healthy, we make them decadent, we make them sweet, we make them savory… Anything works in form of a pancake! So when you have little ones that are … Continue reading

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The more things change…

… the more they truly stay the same. Today, I had Little Man’s 18 month check up. I wasn’t too worried going into it and rightly so : 12.5 kg (27 1/2 lbs), 85 cm tall (33 inches) and 50 … Continue reading

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Another quiet week…

… and we are enjoying every moment.   I didn’t take many pictures this week. I guess I was too busy, which is good right? There was a lot of baking and making, hearty meals for our hungry stomachs and … Continue reading

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Quiet and living on dinner rolls

I’ve been quiet this week, I know. And I honestly don’t have any other excuse than it’s been a really quiet week. So one inspired the other and words didn’t really come. We’ve enjoyed evenings filled with crafts and walks … Continue reading

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Lime-ginger vinaigrette – Onion and Garlic Free

Good evening all. I hope you had a wonderful week-end. I love Asian food. I don’t know if I ever mentioned. But with not eating anything from the Allium family, going out for Asian is completely out of the question. … Continue reading

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A very special spot – Gratitude

This week-end, I’m grateful… – for more time on the week-ends, now that my weeks are more my own. – for the curious nature of nature and the conversations it provokes. – for the crisp late fall air that cleans my … Continue reading

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Thoughts and struggle concerning time

You may have noticed that I’m still not very active on my blog these days. Honestly, I can’t blame my arm anymore. Although there is still some healing to do, it’s feeling much better and I’ve recovered a wide range … Continue reading

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{ This moment }

{ This moment } – A Friday ritual. A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember.  If you’re inspired to do the same, … Continue reading

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Taking stock – Litterally

So, a big part of August for us has been about keeping busy preserving food. Our dehydrator has been running non stop, mostly preparing vegetables for soup mixes, herbs for storage and tomatoes for dried tomato powder and pieces. Our … Continue reading

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