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Spinach and Mushroom Calzones

I hadn’t had a calzone in years when they randomly popped into my head one day. I really like them, but I think I’ve avoided eating them for so long because I always seem to burn my mouth on them. Anyway, once I got the idea to make calzones into my head I couldn’t get… Read more »

Balinese Banana Pancakes

Last fall, while we were traveling in Bali, Jonathan discovered his love for banana pancakes. I’m pretty sure he ate them every single day. His favourite pancakes were at a hotel we stayed at on Gili Meno. The owner, Arief, would fry them up every morning while we sat in front of the only fan… Read more »

Pear and Radicchio Risotto

I’ve always liked risotto but have been too intimidated to try making it. It has a reputation for being labor intensive and I always see it on the menu of upscale restaurants so I just assumed it was difficult to make. A few weeks ago I saw this recipe for pear and radicchio risotto in… Read more »

Mint Basil Raspberry Breakfast Smoothie

Lately I’ve been loving Vega One protein smoothies for breakfast. Being vegetarian, I sometimes find it difficult to get enough protein in my diet. The Vega protein powders are a great way to sneak an extra 20 grams of protein into your day without adding too many calories or grams of sugar. I’ve been trying… Read more »

Three Monkey’s Ubud

I had flagged Three Monkeys restaurant in our Lonely Planet guidebook before we left for Bali because it had such great Trip Advisor reviews and sounded like a good choice for a romantic evening. Then our hotel ended up being a few doors down from Three Monkeys so we ate there two nights in a… Read more »