A lot has changed since the last time I blogged. Life has been a bit of a whirlwind and is just finally slowing down enough for me to justify writing for this blog (hi! *waves* if you’re reading this!). Long story short: My husband and our two cats moved back to the U.S. from Scotland
Spring has sprung here in Edinburgh. My garden is green with new life and the cold rain is interspersed with boughts of glorious warm sun. The days have become longer, the sun rising just before 6 a.m. and setting at almost 9 p.m. Everyone tells me the days will keep growing longer as summer sets
“Ireland is a land of poets and legends, of dreamers and rebels.” — Nora Roberts My sister-in-law is here in Scotland, visiting us from the States. It is her first time in Europe and no trip to Celtic land (in my opinion) is complete without a stop in Ireland. Being that both she and her
These pancakes may be allergy-friendly (vegan, gluten-free, nut-free) but they are full of flavor and fibre! They’re the perfect way to celebrate springtime. Ingredients · 1 cup cassava flour (or chickpea flour) · 1 cup plain oatmeal · ¼ cup plain, no-sugar-added applesauce · 1 ripe banana · ¼ teaspoon baking soda · ¼ teaspoon baking powder · ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
If it’s one thing Scotland is known for, it’s potatoes. And I’m very happy to indulge. I didn’t know there were so many varieties! What a newb, I am, eh? New potatoes have been a favorite lately. Their gentle, buttery texture mashed and topped with fresh dill and a dollop of vegan butter is heavenly.