I love smoothies and this one is in season right now :). I would love to say “local” but I love to add a banana for creaminess, so it’s automatically not local anymore. Ilze
While all my mind is on the renovation and painting simple recipes is all I’m making for my family. Pasta is most wanted food but beans with minced pork is another good option that everyone loves. We eat it with sour cream. Recipe below. Ilze
Rosebay willowherb (FireWeed) or Ivan Chai. Ivan Chai is a delicious & caffeine free tea that is made from fermented rosebay willowherb. This year for the first time I made this tea by myself. The first package of Ivan Chai I got from the family friends 2 years ago. Since that, I don’t have green tea … More Ivan Chai (Fermented Rosebay WillowHerb) recipe
Blueberry dessert is a quick and easy recipe that is an absolute winner in our house since the wild blueberries are in the season! I call it healthy: blueberries itself is nutritious and quark cream is less in fat and calories than whip cream. Berries with whipped cream were my childhoods favorite dessert. We never thought … More Blueberry dessert with quark cream
And I’m talking about wild blueberries that we have in our forests. I read the news that even China whats them and is ready to pay more. First blueberries are here and I’m buying them directly from local people who hand pick them at local forests. Now the price for 1l wild and fresh handpicked … More It’s Wild Blueberry Time!
A simple combination of fresh leafy greens, flavorful fruit, and a liquid base is all it takes to create a green smoothie. I call them healthy fast food! Smoothie is a natural energy booster, the phytonutrients in leafy greens boost your body’s immune system and keep it functioning properly. Ilze
A weed, that isn’t just a weed! Rosebay willowherb (Chamerion angustifolium) is a healthy tea that is known for a century – Ivan Chai. Ivan Chai – a fermented herbal tea made from wild willowherb (Epilobium angustifolium). Fermented willowherb (Epilobium angustifolium) tea was a traditional Russian hot beverage for hundreds of years before it was nearly universally replaced by … More Rosebay willowherb (FireWeed) or Ivan Chai