Cauliflower Mac and Cheese with Asparagus

I bet that’s one of the lightest versions of mac and cheeses you can find on the internet. And it’s also a great way to sneak in some veggies just so you can feel guilty free.

Cauliflower Mac and Cheese with Asparagus
The weather has been messing up with my mood lately, very sunny between 8 and 10 a.m. and rainy for the rest of the day … like that song “All day long”. Crap, really! :(

So I needed some comfort food that I could stuff my face guilt-free. PASTA was definitely in my mind as it’s my absolute favorite kind of comfort food….

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Creamy Low-Carb Chicken, Fennel & Peanuts with Cauliflower

Although fennel is one of the most common vegetables in the Mediterranean cuisine, I discovered its crunchiness and sweetness only recently (many years back when I first tried fennel, I cataloged it as bitter and just not my thing). And you will love it too if you try my new creation.

Creamy Low-Carb Chicken, Fennel & Peanuts with Cauliflower I don’t recall if I’ve already told you that a year ago I decided to expand my recipes repertoire with a new creation every time I get a chance to cook. However, it mostly happens over the weekend when my boyfriend and I have more time to spend in the kitchen.

So last Saturday we did it again. We went first to the local farmer’s market to buy some fresh organic foods. We didn’t get there too early in the morning (too lazy to get up), so many vegetables were already sold out, to my surprise. And guess what?! Fennel was at its peak that day! Oh noooo :( “But I hate fennel” – I heard myself saying it loud….

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3 Colorful Salads

The weather has been gorgeous in the last couple of days in this part of the world, too. And I am sooooo grateful for that!!! Therefore, I spent some time outdoors to recharge my batteries with solar energy and good spirit.

3 Colorful SaladsHowever, all I craved for in the past couple of days were a few colorful salads, combined with all sorts of nuts and fresh fruits. I will share with you today three of my favorite salads.

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