Vegan Banana Oat Pancakes

Are you guys fucking READY for the easiest pancake recipe EVER!? Pull your hair into a pony and tie that apron, we’re about walk down syrup lane. I will say this recipe was surprisingly dense and filled me up so much I actually didn’t finish my stack. You can add baking powder to make them…

One Pot Gnocchi Bake

“Felt creative, might update my website later” turns out to be a 100% true Instagram caption today! Hellooooo everybody, it’s definitely been a minute, but I’m here! I’m feeling culinarily (is that even a word?) creative and I’ve got some recipes to share with you all. Today stems from my impulse to buy leeks last…

A Very Romanian Christmas

Merry Christmas from my family to yours! Wishing you all a wonderful day full of love, laughter, mimosas, and delicious food. Yesterday, I spent the vast majority of the day baking pastries for Christmas and I used my own website for a couple recipes. However, I noticed that I somehow never shared the recipe I…

A Walk Through Cranbrook

Today was the first day of the rest of my life.  Without being too cryptic, I’ll say that I did things today that were cathartic and healing and I received messages and support that I needed to hear and I am grateful and thankful for the people in my life that continue to lift me…

Jungle Fever

I realized when I posted these photos on my Instagram accounts that my photography Instagram (@vivianapodinaphotography) still says I’m participating (PROCRASTINATING) in the r/WeeklyPhotos 52 week challenge. However, I haven’t looked at that challenge since March. The year isn’t over yet and I’d really like to catch up and finish the challenge with everyone else,…