It is Friday and it is sunny, which both make for amazing excuses to enjoy a scoop of ice cream – or two. Earlier this week, I had half a pineapple left over after making these tropical mint & pineapple margaritas for The Daily Dose. Since my sister was over and I was in a creative mood, I decided to make some quick and easy sorbet. Not to mention that this is just about as healthy as eating just the pineapple, so no need to feel guilty with this sweet treat!…
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….
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….