It’s a healthy piece of cake

I was so happy to receive via a giveaway on Instagram a beautiful book written by a lovely woman I have been following since I made my Instagram account. Corinne is a wonderful mama of 3 children, a stewardess, a singer and foodblogger. It’s impossible to love healthy vegan treats, to have an Instagram feed…

Matcha Lavender Buckwheat Bars

One of the things I love about natural food and spices is their colour. And when colour gets combined with a special flavour and some great nutritious qualities, all you want is to have it more often and often. This is the case of matcha powder. I used it in soap for its beautiful colours,…

My Latest Saponins

‘Childhood has no necessary connection with age.’ , Austin O’Malley. Unrefined shea butter&calendula extract&chamomile petals soap for the child in us. And the baby soap enriched with calendula oil, shea butter and mafura butter. Both unscented. ‘Stop and Smell the Roses.’ Red&Rose clay soap. Sea salt, rose australian clay. Acai Powder Soap Kombucha Soap Jasmin Flowers&Spirulina…

Avocado-Seaweed Spread

I use to make my nut/seeds butters at home. But now and then I like to buy them (it is good to change once in a while) …Especially because some of the seeds aren’t top of my preferences. Like the pumpkin seeds… I know, they are full of magnesium and zinc and omega 3, but…

Raw Buckwheat & Chocolate Bars

If someone had told me some years ago that one day I would eat raw buckwheat groats in bars, I would not have believed it… Buckwheat, or kasha as we used to call it at home, is something we grew up with. If you have never eaten it you are definitely not born in the…

‘Chisinaul de seara’ Cake

When you miss your home country, homemade food can bring it closer! There is no moldovan who hasn’t heard of this delicious chocolate bar: Chisinau de seara! The mix of plums and chocolate is such a perfect combination that you wouldn’t be able to stop eating these chocolates. Every time my mother sends me a…

Alternative Liquid Soaps

It’s been a long time since I last made a challenge soap but when I saw that Amy is organizing a challenge concerning natural colorants, I immediately thought that this would be interesting to participate. The theme was something I love: alternative liquids. So bye-bye water and think of something different to make your soap….

Ode to clays

I am not going to start this post saying that it’s been a while since I wrote something here… instead I will tell you how good it was seeing my mother and my sister again. We spent more than a week together and we enjoyed every second of it. Now, looking back at those moments,…