Checking In VIII.

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Making: Greek-yogurt bread!  It’s so easy and so good!  Think soft, fluffy bread that’s only made with flour, yogurt, eggs, baking soda, and salt.  I will post a recipe soon! Cooking:  this winter, I have been loving this fall wheat berry salad by Kath Eats.  Super easy to keep in the fridge and pull out for lunch.  […]

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Checking In VII

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^two of the loves of my life.   Making: iced coffee and a lot of it.  I make a large batch of espresso and leave it in the fridge overnight, then for 2-3 days I have enough.  Small glass, 2 ice cubes, 1/2 glass milk, 1/2 glass espresso.  Give it a stir or wait 5 minutes […]

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Checking In VI

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Making: this cous-cous salad.  It’s so light for summer, but hefty enough to fill you up. Cooking:  not much, but I have been making corn bread for the last week.  Yogurt-corn bread to be exact.  It’s so easy and so light! Drinking: iced tea.  I make a couple cups of strongly spiced hot tea and then add more […]

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Checking In V.

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Making: I never know what to put for this.  Making = cooking?  Or making = sewing?  Not sewing anything, but made a big lunch today with my friend, Maeghan! We made herb-crusted salmon // gnocchi with pesto // sliced bread // tomato with olive oil // roasted kale // and wine.  because we are Spanish. Cooking: last […]

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Quick Friday Check-In

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Hi friends!!  Happy Friday from SWITZERLAND I´m here for a shorter than usual trip.  Arrived late last night, spent the day wandering around today, then tomorrow we are off to CHAMONIX for the day, and then I´m back to Madrid early Sunday morning.  Spain is going to feel tropical after the cold that they have […]

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Checking In VI.

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Making: plans for Amsterdam and Berlin!!!  I CAN’T WAIT!  Also, I made lots of Christmas cookies this week.  I told the parents of my private students that we could make Christmas cookies in class and they agreed!  Lots of fun and even more mess. Cooking:  I made this garlic-lemon chicken & pasta and dare I say, it […]

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Checking In V.

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Making: pumpkin pie for daaaayyyyyyyyyyyyz.  I decided to start a little business- Bruja’s Bakery (from idea –> business –> closing the business in less than two weeks.  Just for Thanksgiving.  I am selling pumpkin pie, pumpkin-cream cheese rolls, Nutella-stuffed blondies annnnnnd raspberry-oatmeal crumble bars.  And for this week and next week, I feel like I’m drowning […]

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Checking In IV.

Making: Banana bread (with lots of Greek yogurt and only a little bit of sugar!  The recipe is so good and so easy.  Make it).  Tomorrow I am going to make apple muffins via A Healthy Slice of Life. Cooking:  a couple weekends ago I had a little birthday party for myself (and housewarming party) and I […]

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Checking In III.

Making: A birdhouse! Cooking:  peach jam, pickles, and banana bread.  We bought approx 3,500 mason jars, so we are filling them with all types of goodies.  I want to cook (make) some chicken/ rice soup next week when the temps drop.  What else?  I made some pretty disgusting flax seed meal crackers with flax seed meal […]

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Checking In II.

Making: memories.  Does that count?  We are at the beach for a week! Cooking: nothing atm.  I have plans to make jam- lots of it!- with dad.  He made some peach jam and blueberry jam and cherry jam and they are so good.  Drinking: pomegranate seltzer!  I have yet to find any milk here that […]

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