Henry and I had quite the feast this morning! My little sous chef has quite the palette and is a good helper in the kitchen. So, without further dawdling, and to heed to many requests…here is the recipe for my roasted sweet potato, banana and blueberry pancakes. 2 Roasted Sweet Potatoes, skin removed 1 banana […]
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. […]
Mark your calendar! Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 2 PM – 3 PM Join us for an afternoon of beauty and meditation to get you glowing from the inside out . Attendees are provided mimosas to sip, pastries to munch and non-toxic Ivy Wild sheet masks to wear during a guided meditation — because who […]
EXPERIENCE ‘SILENT NIGHT’AT THE SPA AT MANDARIN ORIENTAL, WASHINGTON DC Disconnect with Hydrate and Meditate Hong Kong, 27 November 2018 – In today’s world of hectic schedules, digital notifications, and constant distractions, silence is a rare commodity. As part of a group-wide initiative to provide a quiet retreat, The Spa at Mandarin Oriental, Washington DCis […]
Get creative in the kitchen. In this brownie recipe I rely on the sweetness of the sweet potatoes and just a little honey alongside 72% dark chocolate to give these treats the light sweet property you expect in a brownie, yet you can feel good about the indulgence.
The aromas of apples and cinnamon waft through the house, a comforting aroma, dancing around like a flute piping a summertime jubilee. It is hard to beat the classic homemade American Apple Pie. It has this magical ability to take us back to our childhood, corn fields and hay rack rides. Reminding us of Friday […]
There is nothing more decadent than a fresh baked, hot-out-of-the-oven cinnamon roll with cream cheese frosting. It is Saturday morning, and what better way to start the day?! Okay, it does take a little time, approximately 2 hours, give or take, and you will be sipping a strong coffee and enjoying the most mouthwatering homemade confection. […]
Okay, beets may not top your shopping list, well, ever. If you are like me, when I used to live back in the states I NEVER even saw them in the grocery store, though, I am sure they were there either fresh or in the canned variety, shredded or whole. Honestly, I didn’t come to appreciate […]
This salad could not be any simpler, carrots, shallot and parsley with a lovely honey, lemon, Dijon vinaigrette. This salad reminds me of the variety of delicious summery dishes my Polish mother-in-law Teresa makes on Sundays when the entire family gathers around the table or any night of the week really. Poland had topped my bucket list for many years, […]
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EMILY DAWN SZAJDA
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