The The last day of Christmas is known as Þrettándinn in Iceland. It literally translates as “The Thirteenth” but is more commonly known as Twelfth Night in the English-speaking world. Since Christmas starts on December 24 in Iceland, it’s called Thirteenth Night instead. You can read more about the tradition HERE. It’s a mysterious time, […]

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Ingredients 1/2 cup almonds, from Rapunzel (let them sit in water over night, or for a couple of hours if you’re in a hurry) 1 and 1/2  cup nut mix; hazelnuts and pecan, from Rapunzel 50 g dark chocolate (85 – 100%) 1/2 cup gluten-free oats 1/2 cup roast coconut flakes 3 tbsp coconut flour […]

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Açai berries are loaded with antioxidants, vitamins and fibre. Açai bowls are very popular but quite often include too much bananas for me. However, making an Açai bowls without a banana is easy and below is a recipe where berries make it sweet and a full fat coconut milk makes the mixture smooth. Having one […]

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I’ve been a film journalist for decades so Oscars night is always one of the highlights of the year. Back in the days I was relying on the strongest coffee to keep me alert and able to stay awake till 5 o’clock in the morning. I also had lots of snacks and candy. As you […]

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The Icelandic Cancer Society’s annual initiative, Mottumars, (Moustache March) brings awareness to cancer affecting men. Many grow moustaches to bring attention to this and encourage other men to know the symptoms and seek help. Companies support Moustache March too and among others are my sponsors VAXA. They sent me a special Moustache March box, filled […]

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In Iceland we celebrate a so called Bun Day in February. It’s a funny tradition that you can read more about HERE. I try to avoid all additives most of the time, but this one day a year I use Xanthan Gum. The puffs I bake also include eggs, which I rarely use, but it’s […]

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Ingredients 1/2 cup buckwheat flakes (or groats) 2-3 cups almond milk (or any plant milk) 1/4 cup popped quinoa 3 tbsp seed mix, from Rapunzel 3 tbsp nuts, from Rapunzel (I used walnuts, pecan and almonds) 1 tsp Ceylon cinnamon from Kryddhusid 1/2 tsp pure vanilla, from Rapunzel 1/4 tsp salt 5 drops caramel stevia, […]

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 Ingredients 1 cup cashew butter 1/3 cup almond milk 1 cup chopped nuts, I used pecan, walnuts and almonds from Rapunzel 1/2 cup gluten-free oats  2 tsp yacon syrup 10 drops caramel stevia, from Good Good 1 tsp pure vanilla powder, from Rapunzel 1/2 tsp salt Medhod Chop the nuts in a food processor and […]

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