Sweetpotato pancakes /Süsskartoffelpfannkuchen

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Sunday morning is pancake day at our home! From buckwheat flour, crushed bananas or gingerbread spices for a touch of Christmas – we’ve tried almost as many variations as there were Sundays. (… since Akeera eats solid food, at least! 😊)
The recipe of this week we enjoyed very much, so we would like to share it with you at this point. Weiterlesen

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Energy balls / Stillpralines

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Breastmilk is also referred to as liquid gold. Wrongly, I think. Because honestly, my baby is not only equipped with all the nutrients, but also with a large dose of closeness, security and love – and that is in my eyes so much more worth than its weight in gold!
But breastfeeding consumes! Especially at the beginning (and especially with our first child!) I needed an incredible amount of energy for it. And I was always hungry. In order to not calm the (nightly) cravings with empty calories and still get something quickly, I have adapted current recipes to my taste and developed different variants of energy balls. Beside breastfeeding, I like to take the small treats as snacks on hikes or trips. 😊 Weiterlesen

Ayurvedic tips for hot summer days / ayurvedische Tipps für heisse Sommertage

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Not only my current pregnancy-related weight gain makes the ongoing heat period a physical strain. The high temperatures and the lack of rain freshness are also a problem for the rest of the family. Therefore, we have informed ourselves about cooling spices and foods according to Ayurveda – the Indian nutrition philosophy. We found the following tips particularly effective: Weiterlesen

Blueberry lavender ice cream / Blaubeeren-Lavendel-Eis

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Ongoing heat, dryness – and no end to it! While most of our friends indulge in summer life somewhere on the beach, the high temperatures are kind of bothering us three. Probably our hot temperate family would be better off somewhere in the north … 😊 In addition to full days of swimming in the Reuss river or on and in one of the numerous nearby lakes, we refresh ourselves with tons of fresh fruit, mint tea from the garden, Nimbu Pani (recipe here) and homemade ice cream. We would like to introduce you to our absolute favourite today. Weiterlesen

Nimbu Pani

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With high summer temperatures, our family and friends in India are really very familiar. And they shared a simple but super refreshing drink recipe with us: Nimbu Pani. The Indian lemonade not only provides important vitamins, but also brings an exotic touch to our tongues. Weiterlesen