Recipe: Maple Vanilla Macadamia Nut Butter

maple vanilla macadamia nut butter in a jar

Nut butter lovers this is something you’ll need to try. Story time or how I fell in love with nut butter Let’s take a trip down memory lane back to the year 2007. Little Julia went to the US for the first time for a student exchange. And not only did she fall in love with the country but she also discovered the love of her life: peanut butter! I don’t know just how many PB&J sandwiches I had in my three weeks in California but it were A LOT! So ever since then I’ve been obsessing over peanut butter. […]

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Double Chocolate pancakes

double chocolate pancakes

I had my cousin over to visit me last weekend and while I got up at 6am on Saturday to get some work done she was still sleeping by 10am when I was done with my work. The perks of being a teenager! I still remember those weekend when I was sleeping in until my mom woke me up at noon for lunch. I think I haven’t slept until noon in at least 6 years. If you’d told me back then that I would become a morning person at some point in my life I wouldn’t have believed you. So […]

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Cinnamon Sugar Donuts

Donuts are one of the many things I learned to love in the USA. I mean come on I used to spend a year in Massachusetts the home of Dunkin’ Donuts so I basically lived off of these sugar loaded treats. My favorite was definitely the plain sugar coated one because I’m not too much of a fan of the artificial glazes (well I guess even the plain sugar coated donut at DD is pretty artificial but whatever). I have never made donuts myself though up until about two years ago. Back then I bought myself a donut mold so […]

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Baked oatmeal cups

Growing up oatmeal wasn’t really a thing we ate at my home. So the very first time I actually had oatmeal was during my au pair year in the US when I got addicted to these sugary Quaker oatmeal packages. And ever since than I’ve been experimenting with all different kind of oatmeal variations. They are my go to quick breakfast where I literally just put oats and whatever I fancy in a bowl and pour hot water on top of it. I make creamy pudding-like oatmeal and top it with all kinds of fancy toppings when I have some […]

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