Category Archives: Food

SaBina’s Best Banana Bread

Everyone loves it, and many have their own recipe: the irresistible banana bread! I wanted to do a vegan version (for my daughter), found a good starting point on Internet, subtracted, added, got input from my co-baker – and ended … Continue reading

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Even Closer to Nature

Living at the edge of a tiny village in the mountains and having the privilege of spending several hours outdoors every day (hiking or gardening), I already feel pretty close to nature. I go out in any kind of weather, … Continue reading

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Passionate Cookery

Significant for the lifestyle I’ve adopted up here in the mountains is that I spend hours and hours outside each day. Just like the slogan of a German sports brand puts it: “Draußen zuhause” (At home outdoors). However, every now … Continue reading

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Do Them Yourself!

It is such a pity when the Holiday Season triggers more stress than necessary. All the Christmas cards we have to write, all the gifts we need to buy – and then perhaps even celebrating with far too many people … Continue reading

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Vin Chaud du Valais

However warm you might dress up in winter and however much you heat up your home, sometimes you still feel cold to the bone. Forget salads and raw foods: eating or drinking something hot is key during this time of … Continue reading

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In Soup Heaven

Autumn is the perfect time for SOUPS! When temperatures are turning frosty, nothing warms you up the way a soup does. Now it’s time to dig out your best recipes and cook a fulfilling soup that will warm you up … Continue reading

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Easy & Exquisite

You can stand in the kitchen preparing a nice meal for hours, and it can be absolutely worth it. But sometimes, if you get just the right ingredients, you can create something so easy, and yet so delicious in a … Continue reading

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My Body is My Temple

“Don’t you realise that the body is the temple of the Holy Spirit?” (1 Corinthians 6:19) Most of us probably do, but do we live out the real meaning of this quote: a harmonious unity of body and mind; equal, … Continue reading

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The Stunningly Sage Sage

Out of all medicinal herbs, sage (salvia officials) is one of the most common ones – and most versatile. Its curative qualities have been known for thousands of years: already the Romans said “Cur moreretur homo dum salvia crosscut horto?”, i.e. … Continue reading

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Heavenly Nutty Chocolate

Whenever I have guests over for coffee or tea I never bake cookies or cakes: that’s just not really my thing (except for French style fruit-tarts in Summer). Buying something ready-made isn’t my thing either, so I go for a … Continue reading

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