Creamy Forest Mushrooms and Peas Risotto

2 tablespoons olive oil 40g dried forest mushrooms (boletus, oyster mushroom, black fungus, ceps) (or your favorite mushrooms) 2 cups sliced mushrooms (white, brown, portabella, oyster or porcini) 1 large leek, finely sliced/diced 1/3 pepper diced 1 cup of cooked peas 3 garlic cloves, finely minced 1 cup of white wine 1 cup risotto rice (+-250g) 3 […]

via Creamy forest mushrooms and peas risotto (risoto de cogumelos silvestres e ervilhas) — Cook the Beans

Keeping the Holidays Happy?! Tips!

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year….” That song just keeps going through my head as I type this. For me, this IS the most wonderful time of the year. I love all the bright lights, good food, and the way that for the most part, people just seem to be a little nicer […]

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DIY: Holiday Candles Inspiration

We haven’t hosted Thanksgiving dinner at our house in a very long time. This year, we are hosting again and I’m excited to establish some sort of Thanksgiving tradition with the kids. Zoey is six now and she loves to help out in the kitchen. We’ve already talked about the menu and we are keeping […]

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3 Things more Important Than Money?!

We’ve all heard the saying that money doesn’t buy happiness, but is there any truth to it? According to a study, having lots of money doesn’t translate to happiness or satisfaction. In the research, it was found that people who had a high income were not much happier than someone with a low income. It […]

via 3 Things More Important Than Money — simple Ula

Stay Positive in A Negative World

If you haven’t noticed that we live in a negative world, you just haven’t been paying attention. Whether it’s social media, news outlets, movies or just mainstream society there are countless number of negative images displayed in the world today. These negative influences have been especially evident during the past couple of years with the […]

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