Monthly Archives: October 2014

Happy Halloween!

What is better than a holiday dedicated to fun costumes and candy? Halloween has always been one of my favorite holidays, and I am determined to celebrate even though no one else does in Germany. A few days ago I … Continue reading

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Healthy Turkey Meatballs with Tomato Sauce

Marathon training is a great excuse to make pasta. I also really enjoy brown rice the night before long runs, but since I will be traveling to my marathon in November, I decided to eat at the pasta party the … Continue reading

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Pumpkin Spice Cheesecake with Speculoos Cookie Crust

Halloween has always been one of my favorite holidays. Perhaps it’s because I love an excuse to eat candy (although I always make sure to go for a long-ish run on Halloween), or because planning costumes is so much fun. … Continue reading

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Healthier Chocolate Pudding Cake (Vegan and Gluten Free)

Have you ever tried a pudding cake (i.e. self saucing cake)? I am always surprised how many people don’t know about this easy, delicious dessert. My mother makes a wonderful chocolate pudding cake and serves it with vanilla ice cream, … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Apple Pie

This is not a typical apple pie. Let me start by saying that apple pie is rarely bad. In fact, home-made, it’s one of the most satisfyingly simple desserts I can think of (apple crisp and chocolate chip cookies also … Continue reading

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Whole Grain Pumpkin Spice Bread

Tinkering with quick bread recipes is one of my favorite excuses to bake. Over the years, I have made dozens of ‘healthy’ pumpkin bread recipes, all with my own spin, but I’ve never bothered to write down the ingredients. This … Continue reading

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Single Serving Pumpkin Pancakes

Happy Friday! I’m so glad that its the end of the week. Its been a busy one, and nothing sounds better than sleeping in tomorrow morning. It was still dark when I woke up at a quarter to seven this … Continue reading

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