This is one of my favorite dishes right now. A remake of my mother-in-law’s Polish zucchini patties, these spinach, zucchini and fresh cut sweet corn cakes are made with Greek yogurt, garbanzo bean flour and an array of herbs. High in dietary fiber and plant based protein, these “veggie cakes” are a perfect option for […]
Ever since I moved abroad and lived in Europe, I have evolved as a pastry chef. If you were to take a look in my pantry you would only find natural sweeteners like honey, raisins, dried fruits, molasses, dates and maple syrup, in addition to whole wheat, high fiber and gluten free flours. My pallete […]
Brunch, that quintessential weekend affair that beckons one to sit back sip a mimosa or spicy bloody mary and indulge in the best of both breakfast and lunch. From cinnamon battered French toast to a salmon benedict served with sauteed spinach, the intermingling of flavors, both sweet and savory, never cease to amaze. Some of […]
Marina Club Hotel | Szafarnia 10 Restaurant & Bar Gdansk, Poland 04 & 11 May 2019 | 9-11:00 AM Join Emily Szajda, an American 200-hr ERYT yoga instructor from Washington DC for 2 FREE yoga classes taught in English on the rooftop terrace of the Marina Club Hotel with magnificent views of the old town. […]
I’ve been there. You’ve been there. We’ve all been there. We’re having a bad day. We broke up with some, someone broke up with us. We’ve hit a rut. We’re in a funk. And, here is the good news….it’s OKAY. Give yourself the moment. Go through your emotions and on the flip side, make the […]
What is Resistance?Would you wish to be anywhere but in the present moment? Resistance is simply put, the unwillingness to accept what is in the here and now exactly as it is. Identifying resistance within ourselves can be very obvious or very difficult to identify. Why Avoid Resistance?Resistance in the most elementary terms means you’re […]
“In the midst of movement and chaos, keep stillness inside of you.” Depak Chopra Being mindful takes effort. Implementing mindfulness tools takes practice and time. Don’t become overwhelmed; as they say, Rome wasn’t built in a day. Investing in your health and wellbeing will have a significant on impact your happiness and overall satisfaction in […]
Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 2:00 pm Join me at recharj® this weekend as I prepare to launch my inspirational, travel memoir, Big Time Journey of a Small Town Girl! Invest in yourself and your journey. Come spend Saturday afternoon with me as I host Beauty Mask Meditation & Mimosas at recharj® mediation studio in downtown Washington DC. This special event will not […]
Help me make my dream become a reality! Big Time Journey of a Small Town Girl has been a personal project that I started writing when my husband and I moved to Barcelona a little over four years ago. Now, living in Washington DC, I feel it is time to share my story with others. […]
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EMILY DAWN SZAJDA
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