• MAIN COURSE

    Spanish Chickpea Stew

    When it’s cold and rainy outside we crave #comfortfoods and this Spanish Chickpea Stew is one of the best. Winter is here and with it the cold weather, so I started making more soups and stews to warms us up. One of them is this tasty Spanish Chickpea Stew with chorizo sausage and chard. It’s really delicious. And it makes for great leftovers. Or you can include it in your weekly meal prep and make a huge batch for 3-4 days. If you’re eating more stews during the winter, it doesn’t mean that they have to be fatty and gross. If I add sausage or any kind of meat to…

  • Chicken Mung Bean Stew | booksandlavender.com
    MAIN COURSE

    Chicken Mung Bean Stew

    If you’re out of ideas on what to cook today, try this Chicken Mung Bean Stew and you will not regret the decision. It’s easy to prepare and will be a favorite in your family as it is in mine. These days I’m all about making fast meals, or nothing at all. Because I don’t have the time to make something fancy, or even two courses. My daughter takes up all my time, and I also have to eat and shower, and with a 6 month-old that’s pretty difficult. She barely sleeps during the day so I don’t really have the time. This recipe is pretty straigthforward, I would say.…

  • Peach Bundt Cake | booksandlavender.com
    DESSERTS

    Peach Bundt Cake

    This easy Peach Bundt Cake comes together in no time and it’s perfect to eat along tea or coffee. It’s not too sweet and it’s filled with ripe delicious peaches. As you may already know, I love simple bundt or pound cakes. I’m not a fan of those cakes filled with cream. Those are not my favorite, these are. Simple cakes (not too sweet) filled with summer fruit enjoyed with a cup of coffee. Just lovely! In the summer time, I think these simple cakes are even better, because they’re filled with tons of fruit. And a plus side: it comes together in no time at all. If you don’t…