Sunday, February 1, 2009

READY!!! MY POST IS READY TO READ!! =)) I'M WAITING FOR YOU!! =D

SECOND NOTE!!!!!!!

IT'S ALL UPDATED AND FINISHED NOW,MY FRIENDS!!!!!!!! UFF I HOPE YOU'LL ALL BE ABLE TO READ MY POST THIS TIME!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! =)))




NOTE !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I WANT TO APOLOGIZE ONCE AGAIN!!!!!! MY COMPUTER'S GONE COMPLETELY CRAZZZY AND I COULD NOT FINISH MY POST!!!! I'VE WRITTEN A LOOOONG ONE AND THEN BEFORE I EVEN MANAGED TO PUBLISH IT.....IT DISSAPPEARED!!!!! SOOO SUDDENLY!!!!!!!! GRRRRR I THOUGHT I'LL THROW IT OUT OF THE WINDOW HAH!!!!!!!!!!

BUT NOW I HOPE IT'S ALL OK...SO I'm GOIN' TO FINISH MY POST!!!!!!!!! HOPE YOU UNDERSTAND MY DEAR READERS !!! =))


My dear Friends...!!!

I really don't know what to say to apologize right for being MIA for suuuuuuch a LOOOOOOOOONG time....!!!!!

Please FORGIVE ME,my Friends..~!! I hope soooo bad that you can still remember me...!!?? =DD

Well,and now maybe the reason for this absence...I've had my second winter break over the last two weeks...and I was in Germany for most of the time.
I took my notebook with me and I strongly belived that I WILL HAVE INTERNET ACCESS during my stay there....!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! But then unfortunately I could NOT connect to the Web for the whole loooong time and that's the reason for not writing here on my blog...!!!!!!

I was in ERFURT, a lovely German city,to pactice my language skills,do a little media job experience in a teen/kid tv channel and find some nice people of cuz!! =DD
The job was experience was really nice and I enjoyed it a lot!! =)) And all the guys there were such a cool team to work together !! All in all I'm really satisfied with this pratice!!!! =D


Well,well...I have some pics from my stay in ERFURT and I'll show you some of them. Unfortunately there are not too many of them left because...the rest dissappeared from my camera in a mysterious way...ekhm...=//=P well....here are the pics..that stayed INSIDE my cam =DDD

(Ohh...I dunno if I mentioned it before but all the photos ,also the ones in my last two posts were made with my NEW CAMERA that I've got for Christmas !!!!
It's a SONY alfa 350 model and I have to admit I REALLY REALLY like this one!! =DD And I'm happy with it and the photos are nice and I think BETTER than before..=)) WHAT do YOU think...??!!)


Some snapshots from the lovely and really stunning nice architecture of the city.. the old part if the city ..=) Lovely climate..













ANd HERE.....it's a character from a beloved famous teen tv show produced in ERFURT!!
It's popular in the whole German country and it became a symbol of this city !!!! =D
It's a BREAD (yeahhh!! BREAD!!) And his name is BERND =DDD He's such a funny creature!!
Unfortunately during my stay in Erfurt...the figure suddenly DISSAPEARED from its place!!!!!! =((( I managed to make a photo two days before this happened...!!! Lucky me hehe =D Noone knows where HE is..!! Probably the figure was stolen ..=( HOPE THEY'll FIND BERND SOON =D !!





Well,well....and NOW.....of course FOOOOOOOOOD !!!!!!!!!!! =DDDD Well,during my stay in ERFURT I was in quite a hurry and I did NOT have the chance to make the photos of my yummy meals hah =( But I can tell you they were delicious...=) But not to mention was the fact that I made a week eating ONLY FRESH ORGANIC RAW PRODUCE FOOD ...=)) I just wanted to feel the power of RAW FRESH FOODS...now I really apreciate all the yummy goods that I'm eating even MORE and MORE =DD !!

But I have some photos from my (and my parents' =)) meals here at home !! =D And that's what I'm going to show you NOW!!!!! Here we go..!!!!!!!



My BREAKFAST PUDDING =DD A favourite these days =))) Simple and YUMMMMMMMMM!!






SWEET POTATO PIE PUDDING =D

-sweet potato (1x)
-apples(2x)

+cinnamon

with KIWIS (2x) and CLEMENTINES(2x-chopped on the ground of the bowl =D)

Soo SIMPLE yet soooo GOOD =D Perfect in a hurry =D



Here,,,,,,,,,,my snacks ..some of them haha...=P



CLEMENTINES,APPLES and BELL PEPPER in YELLOW =D


Well,well....now....I'm going to show you my SUPER-QUICK SMOOTHIE CREATIONS!!!!!!!!!!!!!



BERRY-licious PINK SMOOTHIE =)






Made of:

-mixed berries(defrosted)
-pears(2x)
-ALMOND BUTTER (2 TBSPs)

+water +vanilla

I have to tell you this was SOO SIMPLE ...but it was ONE OF THE BEST SMOOTHIES I'VE EVER TRIED!!!!!!!! =DDDD REALLLLY REALLLLLY!!!! PURE CREAMY DELICIOUSNESS....or... BERRY-liciousnesssss....!!!!! Hah!! =D Worth tryin'!!


With my YUMMY ADDITIONS........

-CHOCOLATE CHIPS (RAW!!!!!!!!!!!!!MY PERSONAL FAVOURITE!!)

-GREEN RAISINS

....this smoothie was a PERFECTION to start a NEW DAY!!!!!!! =D
Mmmmm......



Another one...

SWEET GREEN SMOOTHIE =))






Made with:

-spinach
-apples(2x)
-oranges(2x)
-COCONUT WATER (from young green coconuts...mmm...LOVE IT!!)

With my lovely decadent additions of...

CHOC CHIPS and GREEN RAISINS.......

....ABSOLUTELY WONDERFUL!!!! ENERGETIC START INTO YOUR DAY AGAIN!!!! AND SOOO HEALTHY!!! =DDDDD


And here.....a SMOOTHIE CREATION for my PARENTS !!!! =DDD



PINK DREAM SMOOTHIE =D





-strawberries (defr.)
-bananas(2x)
-ALMOND BUTTER(3 TBSPs)
-greens
-vanilla

+water

...with additions of....

-COCONUT FLOUR

-RAISINS

and.... a COCONUT PRALINE on top....

.....A WONDERFUL TREAT for the EVENING TOGETHER....!! =DDDD LOOOOVELY!!

My parents loved the creaminess and the perfect summer-like sweetness....ahhh..mmmm!!

RECOMMENDED!!=))



Now......a SNACK.....CHOCOLATE SNACK TIME!!!!!!!!!!! =D

I splited all the chocolates with my dear Mum!!! We had a great time tryin' the new flavors...!! =D






-dark chocolate -> a perfect classic....pure chocolat-y goodness....=D mmmm...melts
in your mouth...


and.....

GNOSIS CHOCOLATES (yeah,the ones from U.S.!!!! =D I ordered them from Belgium!! =D)

-CASHEW GOJI -> ohhh...this was great!! Chocolate creaminess with tart cherries and gojis..... WONDERFUL....

-COCONUT ALMOND -> exotic innovative flavor...nice..!!

and...

-VANILLA HAZELNUT -> OUR PERSONAL FAVOURITE..!!!! =D It reminds me of a special chocolate I used to love during my childhood years...=))) ahhh...lovely...!!

These chocolates are such a treat...!! I wish they could be available here...ahh!! =(


And here.....some ON THE GO MEALS...!! If you're constantly on the run..try them!! =))


MY "TO GO BOX LAYERED MEALS =D"








What's in there....?

-"Savory cream Cheese" ->made from MACADAMIA NUTS, ZUCCHINI,ORANGE,NUTRITIONAL YEAST
and SPICES of CHOICE (+water till right consist.)..
Blended until cream cheese-like and...VOILA!!! YUMMY!!

-kale leaves

-chiccoree

-kiwis

Everything layered in my fav tupperware box =)) and READY TO EAT!!!!!!! I even put a
fork into the box...yeah !! =D
SO convenient!!! ANd ABSOLUTELY DELICIOUS...!!CREAMY'n'CRUNCHY!!Mmmm....!!



And another creation...






-Russian Spicy Beet Spread -> beets +RADISH+ apples+ onion SPICY COOL!! =D

-AVOCADO

-MUNG BEAN SPROUTS

-ALFALFA SPROUTS

-LENTIL SPROUTS

-KIWIS

-CLEMENTINE

sprinkled with mixed dried HERBS =D


TAsted PERFECT....and it's FILLING!!! I LOVE to take this meal type with me..!! =D
ANd easy to eat!! =DD


And on the SIDE I had a GENEROUS BAG of ......

......MY NEW DISCOVERY from ERFURT!!!!!!!!!!!!!! =DDD

-LIVIN' CHIPS !!

It's an ESSENE-like "baked" bread dough with SESAME SEEDS,FLAX and a dash of SALT..!!
Was sold in big circles but I cracked them into smaller bits/CHIPS!!! =D

I also added my favourite SPICES and...NUTRITIONAL YEAST of cuz!!!! =DDDD haha!!
And I have to tell you ....THEY HAVE SUCH A REAL TASTE!!! SO SIMILAR TO THE COMMERCIAL CHIPS...!!!!!!!! CHEESy FLAVOR ...and SPICY like you want!!!! PErfecto!! =D

Unfortunately ...ONLY available in ERFURT ahh...=(((


Well,well...

Another meals which are great to take with you when you're running from one place to another are....

SANDWICHES........!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Yeah...easy to eat...and TASTY!!!!!!!!! =D

HEre are my creations...








It's a batch I made for myself for a LOOOOONG day out...=)))

These TWO on the first plan are made of another TYPE OF ESSENE BREAD...
It's made from SPROUTED SPELT BERRIES,SOURDOUGH,water and a bit of SALT...!!

It was such a great new twist...=))

They are filled with my favourites...

-AVOCADO MASH

and

-KIWI SLICES

So simple yet SO DELICIOUS!!! The savory bread ,creamy avo and sweet juicy kiwi fruit... really great experience...!!


The other ones are made of course...with my PERSONAL ALL TIME FAVOURITE ESSENE RAISIN BREAD !!!!!!!!!!! =D Mmmmmm....

And they're a WINNER as well...!!!

-HAZELNUT BUTTER

and

-KIWI SLICES


...heaven in the mouth... I discovered the lovely new raw hazel.butter lately and.... I LOVE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

This combination with this bread makes it to a cake-like treat...!! Brings back memories to me....reminds me of a cake I loved to enjoy as a child in Austria during winter holidays....ahhhhhhhh mmmmm....!!!



Here's my........... HUMONGOUS SANDWICH TIME PLATE haha =PPPP !!!!!!!!!!!!!





Well,it was soooooooooooo large..!! But I had a looooong day of fullfilled with studying and I needed DECENT FUEL !!!!! =D Sooo I prepared this sammie-plate for myself to enjoy while studying,writing,reading etc... eh!! At least it was YUMMY!!!!

=)))

The sandwiches were made with:

-TWO kinds of ESSENE BREAD =)

-AVO MASH with onion

-TOMATOES and WHITE BUTTONS =D mmmm!!

Great fuel ,mmm!!



Well,well..and now we're continuing with some meals ...prepared FOR MY PARENTS!!!! =D


Let's start with THIS one...

"hOt BREAD PUDDING" =D





Made with:

-SLICES of ESSENE RAISIN BREAD ...

smeared with a yummy-licious mixture/cream...

-bananas mashed
-hazelnut butter
-cocoa powder
-agave with vanilla

I put it on the thick bread slices...

...added DRIED JUICY BIG FIGGIES....

...drizzled the whole thing with WHITE RAW ALMOND BUTTER.......=)

....and put it into the oven in 120F for about 20 minutes....!!!!!!

After this time...it was perfectly warm and....LOVELY !!! My parents enjoyed it for a comfty sweet DiNNER!!!!!! Mmmmmmm....!!!!!!


Another cool dish...........

"RiCE" with SAUCE =D





The "rice" was made of:

-cauliflower
-olive oil
-almond butter
-nutritional yeast
-favourite spices
-freeze-dried onion

Processed in the blender until you reach the "rice" consistency !!


The SAUCE:

-avocado
-sunflower seeds
-sundried tomatoes
-red bell pepper
-nutritional yeast
-spices
-onion

Blended till creamy =D


Then I assembled the dish on a plate..first the RICE and then the SAUCE...=D
...
and I put it into the oven (120F) for bout 30 minutes !!!!

It came out great!! Like the real,cooked thing!!!!!! I swear!! I tasted from my Mum's plate =D!!
They told me it's a great dish for a dinner with friends etc.!!

A winner =D



And...........another DiNNER DISH...

STUFFED BELL PEPPERS..!!!






They were a big highlight of the evening!! =D

-BELL PEPPERS

the FILLING

-AVO
-Tomato pesto
-walnuts
-nooch
-spices
-onion


Blended till creamy.....

...and then I stuffed the peppers with the mixture...

...and up to the oven for 30 minutes (120F) !!!!!!!! =DDD

Mmmmmmm.......crunchy and creamy...!! How we love it!! =D

With the addition of fresh salad with clementines....perfect!! =D
Oh and a little slice of ESSENE with the FILLING slathered on it...hah!!! Great.


Ok...and to finish....I'll show you some of my ALL TIME FAVOURITES.....=D

BIG SALAD BOXES !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! =D


Ohhhh yeahhh....how much I LOOOOOOOOOOOOOVE this...!!
BiG FLAVORFUL JUICY ....HEALAthY and FILLING...!!!!!!!!!!!! PErfect for me cause I'm a MONSTER-eater haha...I lOOOOOVE BIG things haha!! =PPPPP

Here they are..



One...





Two....






Ok.....my dear Friends!!! Once again I WANT TO APOLOGIZE FOR THIS DELAY IN POSTING and ALL THE PROBLEMS over the last FEW DAYS!!!!!!!!! THAT WAS ALL MY COMPUTER and WEB ACCESS !!!!!!!!!!! DON'T BLAME ME FOR THIS PLS!!!!!!!

I PROMISE I'LL MAKE IT GOOD NOW..!! AND POST REGULARY!!!!!!!!! =DDDDDD


Soooo now I have to go =( School work's calling me... ahh the BREAK'S OOOOVER NOW!!! Hahh...well....so...

STAY TUNED!!!!!!! I'LL BE BACK SOON!!!! (MY COMP is UNDER PRESSURE HAHA =D!!!!)

I WISH YOU A WONDERFUL TIME!! ENJOY IT!!!!

"See" you!!

BYE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

11 comments:

DJ said...

Welcome back!!! Glad you had such a good trip, sounds like a lot of fun!

Chelsea said...

Welcome back, Agnes! We could never forget you!!! The photos of Germany are lovely, but for some reason I can't see the food photos... anyway, I hope Bernd is found soon! haha

VeggieGirl said...

Hooray, you're back!! Love the photos; and wow that sweet potato pie pudding sounds delish :-)

River said...

Welcome back! You took some gorgeous pictures in Germany! For some reason I can't see the food pictures though :(

ajchanter said...

Agnes!
Your back! Hurrah! :D
I'm glad you had fun in Germany!!
2 winter hols? Man, Im jealous!! ;)
Nice pics! .. but for some reason the food pics didn't load!

cosmicwild said...

awh i hope u had a great time in germanyy:D my mums taking me there next month..well excited!
glad your back! xxx

Jeni Treehugger said...

Agnesssssssssssssss!!
So good to see you back Oh how I've missed you and all your gorgeous food.
You made me drool all over the keyboard with your wonderful creations. I especially LOVE the Smoothies - ALL of them but especially the Berry one!! Oooh I can just imagine how good that must be. And I LOVE the Bread Pudding!!
So glad you had a nice trip and even happier to see you back.
xxx

vegalicious said...

Agnes, it's so great to have you back and your eats are better than ever!! No joke!!

It looks like you went to a great place and had lots of fun in Germany! :)

By the way, I sent you an e-mail a while ago. No hurry, just wanted to let you know!

Okay have a GREAT DAY!

Josie

Joanna said...

what a great post agnes!! i'm glad you had fun and that you're back now. all of your foods look delicious. gnosis chocolate looks sooo good. i want to try some of your own chocolate. it's beautiful.

Sarah said...

I love all the pictures. It sounds like you had an amazing trip :) Thanks for stopping in for a visit at my blog. It's great to meet you!!!

shannonmarie said...

Wow. You really have been busy in your kitchen. Thanks for stopping by my blog. I got your comment in my e-mail, but I can't figure out why it isn't showing up on my page.

Thanks for the compliments. You're so kind. I see your from Poland. My grandfather's parents were from there.