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Best Vegan Banana Bread Ever

Best Vegan Banana Bread Ever

One of the most incredulous things about my blog is that I don’t have a recipe for banana bread… until now, that is.

That doesn’t mean I haven’t spent countless weeks, months, even years, trying to perfect a recipe I’m happy with. Not that banana bread is particularly difficult to make, it’s just that I want the flavors, texture and look of the bread to be as close to perfection as possible. I’m happy to share that this recipe fulfills these criteria, and then some.

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My favorite rosés this year

My favorite rosés this year

It would be quite impossible to include every rosé I love in one article, simply because there are more well-made wines in this category than ever before.   For a wine lover like myself, this is really exciting.  This year I set a new goal this of trying as many...

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Grilled Vegetable Salad with Farro

Grilled Vegetable Salad with Farro

We had some gorgeous weather over Memorial Day Weekend here on the east coast, which inspired me to finally pull out the barbecue. Now, I don't always want burgers and (vegan) sausages when grilling, sometimes I feel like a lighter meal. There is nothing more...

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Black Bean and Sweet Potato Taquitos with Chipotle Crema

Black Bean and Sweet Potato Taquitos with Chipotle Crema

ave you ever made a dish that was so good, thinking “I am going to make this weekly from now on?” Well, that’s what happened after I made these taquitos this past weekend for Cinco de Mayo.   Deliciously crispy on the outside,  when biting into...

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Creamy Cauliflower Soup

Creamy Cauliflower Soup

One of my favorite memories from my childhood in Norway is when my mom would make a simple, creamy cauliflower soup for dinner. She would also buy a baguette (white bread - a luxury in my home) and we would slather it with butter and eat the soup with my mom's...

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A Classic Norwegian Potato Salad

A Classic Norwegian Potato Salad

Now that Easter is officially over, we're at full speed ahead preparing for May 17th, Norway’s Constitution Day and easily one of the most celebrated days of the year for Norwegians. This made me think of potato salad, the most classic of dishes served no only on this...

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A Wine Lover’s Carrot Cake

A Wine Lover’s Carrot Cake

The best part about being in the food and wine business is that you’re always exposed to fun,  unique and high-quality products made by creative folks who are just as passionate about this business as I am.    One of these products and companies is...

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Best Ever Vegan Laksa

Best Ever Vegan Laksa

Laksa is a spicy coconut noodle soup from Malaysia that is incredibly fragrant and rich in flavor. It’s without a doubt one of my favorite meals to make and eat.  Colorful, nutritious, super tasty and filling – what more can you want from a dish? Making your own laksa...

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Norwegian Beet and “Herring” Salad

Norwegian Beet and “Herring” Salad

The time of the year has come yet again when Norwegians either flock to their cabins in the mountains or vacation homes by the sea, read crime novels, eat oranges and chocolates called kvikklunsj (think Kit Kat but 10 x better).  Many people take an entire week...

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Empanadas Two Ways With Three Sauces

Empanadas Two Ways With Three Sauces

When I saw it was National Empanada Day today, my mind instantly went to a few years back when I had my own catering company. The company was called Fork and Glass, and I co-owned it with my chef-husband, and we would have a stand at different farmers markets every...

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What’s Wine Got to Do With It?

What’s Wine Got to Do With It?

Ever since I left the corporate world and my day job, I have gotten into the habit of asking myself the question “why do I do what I do?” on a regular basis.  The reason I finally started working for myself was, after all, that I felt I needed a bigger purpose...

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Fearing a Better Alternative

Fearing a Better Alternative

(All the photos are of plant-based dishes and illustrate how you can eat as a vegan) 6 years ago, after having watched a documentary about how animals are abused and killed in factory farming, I realized I could no longer contribute to this industry. At the time, I...

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My favorite rosés this year

My favorite rosés this year

It would be quite impossible to include every rosé I love in one article, simply because there are more well-made wines in this category than ever before.   For a wine lover like myself, this is really exciting.  This year I set a new goal this of trying as many...

read more
Grilled Vegetable Salad with Farro

Grilled Vegetable Salad with Farro

We had some gorgeous weather over Memorial Day Weekend here on the east coast, which inspired me to finally pull out the barbecue. Now, I don't always want burgers and (vegan) sausages when grilling, sometimes I feel like a lighter meal. There is nothing more...

read more
Black Bean and Sweet Potato Taquitos with Chipotle Crema

Black Bean and Sweet Potato Taquitos with Chipotle Crema

ave you ever made a dish that was so good, thinking “I am going to make this weekly from now on?” Well, that’s what happened after I made these taquitos this past weekend for Cinco de Mayo.   Deliciously crispy on the outside,  when biting into...

read more
Creamy Cauliflower Soup

Creamy Cauliflower Soup

One of my favorite memories from my childhood in Norway is when my mom would make a simple, creamy cauliflower soup for dinner. She would also buy a baguette (white bread - a luxury in my home) and we would slather it with butter and eat the soup with my mom's...

read more
A Classic Norwegian Potato Salad

A Classic Norwegian Potato Salad

Now that Easter is officially over, we're at full speed ahead preparing for May 17th, Norway’s Constitution Day and easily one of the most celebrated days of the year for Norwegians. This made me think of potato salad, the most classic of dishes served no only on this...

read more
A Wine Lover’s Carrot Cake

A Wine Lover’s Carrot Cake

The best part about being in the food and wine business is that you’re always exposed to fun,  unique and high-quality products made by creative folks who are just as passionate about this business as I am.    One of these products and companies is...

read more
Best Ever Vegan Laksa

Best Ever Vegan Laksa

Laksa is a spicy coconut noodle soup from Malaysia that is incredibly fragrant and rich in flavor. It’s without a doubt one of my favorite meals to make and eat.  Colorful, nutritious, super tasty and filling – what more can you want from a dish? Making your own laksa...

read more
Norwegian Beet and “Herring” Salad

Norwegian Beet and “Herring” Salad

The time of the year has come yet again when Norwegians either flock to their cabins in the mountains or vacation homes by the sea, read crime novels, eat oranges and chocolates called kvikklunsj (think Kit Kat but 10 x better).  Many people take an entire week...

read more
Empanadas Two Ways With Three Sauces

Empanadas Two Ways With Three Sauces

When I saw it was National Empanada Day today, my mind instantly went to a few years back when I had my own catering company. The company was called Fork and Glass, and I co-owned it with my chef-husband, and we would have a stand at different farmers markets every...

read more

DON'T LEAVE WITHOUT

MY TOP 10 RECIPES

 

DON'T LEAVE WITHOUT

MY TOP 10 RECIPES