Anything and everything cool or new usually takes a while to make an appearance in Vienna. While I had my first acaí bowl in California years ago and even got lucky in Berlin and Munich last year, I have yet to find one in Vienna. No big deal, I thought, if they don’t offer it, I’ll just make my own. Well, easier said than done. It is fairly easy to find acaí powder, but I wanted the frozen pack for the real deal….
Over the years, I am sure that most of you have gotten the hint that I am quite the foodie. Mike and I love a good meal more than most things, and definitely up our monthly expenses with lots of edible things. Good food makes me happy. Simple as that. Especially in combination with travels and experiencing different cultures. You can only imagine how excited my foodie heart got when Kathi and I were invited to an incredible lunch at the Breeze by lebua restaurant & bar in Frankfurt last week….
From the list of things that go well together: a sore throat & ice cream (on the agenda today), weekends and my bed, or asparagus & strawberries. The latter two were the inspiration for a delicious lunch recipe, after a delivery of regional asparagus and hand-picked strawberries arrived at the office yesterday. I am a huge fan of green asparagus and am excited to see it popping up around the grocery stores again….
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In my world, a healthy diet is all about balance. Generally speaking, I try to eat lots of fruits and vegetables, stay away from sweets and white flour or sugar as much as possible and eat as unprocessed as possible. However, that doesn’t mean that I don’t love an occasional burger, big bowl of pasta or ice cream. When our Sunday nights are all about that bolognese, I kick-off my Monday with a green smoothie and healthy oatmeal….