Monthly Archives: December 2011

Green Monster Power Smoothie

No pretty pictures, I know, but healthy and yummy none the less 🙂 There are great benefits to eating lots of greens, yes, you all heard it before, but some days it is hard to fit all that healthy stuff … Continue reading

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Chocolate Balls

Schockolade Kugeln – Chocolate Balls – Swiss Christmas Cookies You’re not surprised that a lot of Swiss cookies involve chocolate, are you? This is another no butter recipe. It has an intense chocolate flavor and no added fat (only fat … Continue reading

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Thai Red Curry Chicken ‘Slow-Cooker Friday’

I love Thai food and I am a little bit of a Thai food snob, I have to admit. But I guess it might come as no big surprise, after travelling in South East Asia extensively, and my brother living … Continue reading

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Änisbrötli

Änisbrötli – Anis Bread Cookies- Swiss Christmas Cookies Änisbrötli (or Springerle as they are called in  Germany, but since I am from Switzerland we’re going with the former 😉 ) are flavored with, as the name implies anis. Make sure … Continue reading

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MailÀnderli

MailĂ€nderli – Lemon Scented Swiss Christmas Cookies MailĂ€nderli are one of the quintessential Swiss Christmas cookies. The are just slightly sweet and appeal also to the folks in your life that don’t particularly have a sweet tooth. As kids we … Continue reading

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ZimtstÀrnli

ZimtstĂ€rnli – ‘Cinnamon Stars’ – Swiss Christmas Cookies Another one of my all time favorites are the ZimtstĂ€rnli (meaning little cinnamon stars). Besides being super yummy, and they are really not all that hard to make, I think the fact that … Continue reading

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