Month: April 2015

Homemade Perogies

Homemade perogiesMy mother’s side of the family is 100% Ukrainian. That means, perogies, kielbasa, and sauerkraut are staples for holidays. Not exactly the healthiest… but absolutely DELICIOUS. Neither my mother or my grandmother make homemade perogies, but my great-grandmother did. Unfortunately, no one got her recipe before she passed away. We usually get our from some ancient lady at the church that makes the most bomb perogies ever and I wait patiently for Easter every year for our Ukrainian feast. In the Easter spirit, I decided to attempt to make them. I am not going to lie, they seem absolutely intimidating… So, I scoured the internet for a “Grandma’s Best” perogie recipe and happened to findĀ Grandma’s Polish Perogies on allrecipes.com. With fantastic reviews, I decided to give them a try. (more…)

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Lemon Chia Seed Protein Cookies

Lemon Chia Seed Protein Cookies!

Lemon Chia Seed Protein Cookies!

I have recently turned to Instagram for fitness motivation, workout ideas, and new healthy recipes. Low and behold, I came across this recipe, and since I had a few lemons in my fridge and a huge bag of chia seeds, I decided to give it a try. I ALWAYS keep chia seeds around. They are fantastic added to applesauce, in granola, and made into pudding! Like this Pumpkin Chia Pudding, and this Coconut Banana Chia Pudding. These cookies turned out AMAZING! (more…)