Rice with roasted vegetables

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My “no meat and no sugar” – challenge is over by now and I’m happy I did it. It definitely was fun. And a little bit of an achievement. Though I had to get over sugar, there is enough substitute for meat. The curious foodie in me even reached for meatless meatballs, where the list of ingredients of what it’s made of left me even more curious and confused as before, since none of it sounded like anything I know. Continue reading

Blogger Recognition Award

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So a few things happened lately. For one I tried my skills at making a cranberry sauce, which almost blew in my face (note to self- put the lid where you can actually see it! And reading a book while cooking-what were you thinking?). But aside of a containable mess it was pretty Ok, I guess. But I don’t think I’ll be doing it again any time soon :)

But the real highlight of the last couple of days was the fact that I have been nominated for a Blogger Recognition Award. That really made me smile, even more so, since that’s my first award. Continue reading