Citrus Flavored Chocolate Cake With a Twist

chocolate-cake-with-seabuckthorn

Look at the above picture. Now, close your eyes for a few seconds and imagine the taste of velvety rich chocolate, fresh citrus notes and a dash of tangy sea buckthorn berries.

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Upside Down Cake w/ Fresh Figs

gluten free fig upside down cake

There are times when it’s okay to forget all about the healthy lifestyle stuff and treat your family (and yourself) with some really awesome deserts. This Thanksgiving was definitely one of those moments. After all, we have so much to be thankful for, since our first child is coming to … Continue

Flan with Strawberries and Mint

Flan with strawberries

There are times when one needs to have a treat and the treat doesn’t need to be all that healthy. One of my favorite treats for those moments is flan with strawberries and mint. Gladly my girlfriend is from Puerto Rico and she knows the most delicious recipe. Puerto Rican … Continue

Gluten Free Pancakes

Really? Another pancake recipe? Searching this divine food in google produces over 52 million results and the search term “pancake recipe” provides 767,000 results. Do we really need another one?   Well, the thing is that I’m not much of a recipe person and to be honest, I don’t pay much attention … Continue

Raw Bilberry & Mint Ice Cream

Raw Bilberry Mint Icecream

What would a summer be without ice cream? No matter how healthy lifestyle you live, in my opinion, there’s always room for some ice cream, at least when it is made from all natural and healthy ingredients. I’m a huge ice cream fan myself and I couldn’t imagine a life … Continue

The Healthier Pancakes

My girlfriend loves pancakes probably more than anyone else that I know. So, the other day I decided to experiment making of grain free pancakes that would be healthier and more nourishing than the conventional ones. The goal was to make them just as irresistable as the best home made … Continue

Best of Finnish Summer

What would Finnish summer be without a strawberry cake and sparkling wine… And what a lovely summer day it was to prepare this delicious dark chocolate coated strawberry cake together with my baby sister. A glass of spruce sprout sparkling wine … Continue

Coffee time at Shasa

One of the best thing to do on a sunny summer day after a good meal is to walk downtown and relax in a good coffee shop. Today I went to Shasa, which is my favorite coffee shop in Jyväskylä, Finland. This small café offers all raw and natural prod… Continue