How to swaddle a baby

Swaddling is probably the easiest thing to do but it can be so beneficial for mum and baby. Wrapping the baby tightly yet comfortably in his first weeks of life helps him to adjust to life outside the womb. Imagine being snuggled for nine months and suddenly everything has changed. By gently tucking in baby’s…

My favorite baby products

This article might be helpful to anyone who is preparing for a newborn, but doesn’t know where to start and what to shop. In the world of paid advertising is really hard to distinguish who gives you their honest opinion and who has been paid to praise certain products. My post is 100% based on…

How to make life easier with a newborn

It’s been an awful lot time since my last post here. In this duration I got pregnant with our second child and two months ago we welcomed our beautiful son Oliver. Loads of people are asking me whether is easier the second time around. And to be honest with you, the answer is- Yes it…

Creamy chicken with pickled onions and radishes

I have been making this recipe for years. It is super easy to make and put together in under 30 minutes. Using rotisserie chicken or even a leftover one will cut the cooking time. The pickled onions and radishes are my favourite way to give a kick to this creamy chicken, but also add a…

Teriyaki chicken

Good teriyaki is when you get that sticky, brown and sweet meat. Nice fluffy rice to serve and some steamed greens to balance the sweet and savory. I like to add my teriyaki sauce slowly in the cooking process, so I don`t get to burn it and have it bitter. It takes a bit longer,…

The big 30 and what to expect

I am 30! I actually had my birthday in July, so I am already over 30! I feel old! And yes, yes I know the age is just a number, but I don`t mean old as in mentally tired, but physically old! I went to two different doctors last week, for two different complains and…

Kiymali pide- Turkish stuffed bread and mince

I do like a good bread recipe! This Turkish stuffed bread reminds me of the Bulgarian version of Princesi – bread with mince spread. It is a favourite childhood breakfast, lunch or whatever you want it to be. Going back to the original Turkish recipe, the dough is soft, the mince is fragrant. I like…

Golden milk

The turmeric milk also known as golden milk is getting very famous these days. It is well known for its benefits such as antioxidants, reducing inflammation, improving memory and brain function. The list is almost endless. Bottom line is this vegan hearty drink can boost your immune system and it`s super easy to make. Also…

Pumpkin spice latte

Pumpkin spice latte is so famous, yet so easy to make at home. Unless you go crazy with cream toppings, this recipe is super healthy and perfect for cooler weather. INGREDIENTS: (makes 2) 2 espressos 2 cups milk 1/2 cup pumpkin puree pinch nutmeg pinch cinnamon 2 tbsp maple syrup pinch black pepper PREPARATION: Gently…

Pasta shells, stuffed with pumpkin, ricotta and sage

This is without a doubt the best pasta I ever cooked for my family. The combination of flavours is just too good- pumpkin, cheese, creamy sauce and crispy sage. Absolutely fantastic. Give it a try 🙂 The original recipe is here INGREDIENTS: a pack of big pasta shells (the bigger the better as it will…