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I first discovered matcha tea about ten years ago as I was looking for natural remedies to promote gut health. Having lived with gut issues since my 20’s, I am always looking for natural and organic ways to stay healthy. During my research I discovered not only the health benefits but the beautiful experience surrounding […]

Vikki Werbalowsky

March 16, 2021

What is Matcha Tea?

What is matcha tea?

The meticulous attention paid to the art of drinking tea speaks clearly to the wabi sabi movement and to slow intentional living. Having a deeper understanding of the wabi sabi tea ritual can help you have a deeper understanding of the roots of the wabi sabi interior design movement.  I have not had the honor […]

Vikki Werbalowsky

Wabi Sabi Tea Ritual

March 11, 2021

Chronic illness and Epstein Barr saved my life. I know that this may sound crazy, but the truth is that having a chronic virus, always hovering at the edge of my immune system, stopped me. It stopped me from using my will to push the river faster than it naturally wants to go. It prevented […]

Vikki Werbalowsky

July 9, 2020

How Epstein Barr Saved My Life

I absolutely love working with puff pastry. I usually use the store-bought frozen kind, as it is a great time saver. Puff pastry always adds a touch of elegance to any dish–sweet, savory, dinner, dessert, or appetizer. It can add an elevated look to your meal that will seriously impress your guests. It is so […]

Vikki Werbalowsky

Puff Pastry Pear Tart Recipe

July 1, 2020

The journey to motherhood is not the same for all of us. Whether it’s through birth, adoption, foster care, mentorship, and everything in between, it’s always different. My personal journey was anything but the typical route, and as I reflect on it heading into this Mother’s Day weekend, I thought long and hard about sharing […]

Vikki Werbalowsky

May 8, 2020

Mother’s Day 2020: Adoption

Adoption

I made a delicious and easy Chicken Marsala with my husband the other night. I hope that you find it as yummy as we did! Ingredients CHICKEN 1/2 Cup All-Purpose Flour 1 Teaspoon Kosher Salt 1 Teaspoon Garlic Powder 1/2 Teaspoon Black Cracked Pepper 2 Large, Boneless/Skinless Chicken Breasts, Halved Horizontally to Make 4 Fillets […]

Vikki Werbalowsky

Easy Chicken Marsala

May 3, 2020

  In the midst of so much happening in the world, I thought it fitting to talk about what living “La Bella Vie” means to me. Although we are all indoors, separated from our loved ones and out of our routine, it may be more important than ever to recognize how we can find beauty […]

Vikki Werbalowsky

April 30, 2020

Living La Bella Vie

Living La Bella Vie

“To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow!” The other day, I came across this quote that I think speaks perfectly to this moment we all find ourselves in. “To plant a garden is to believe in tomorrow.” Truthfully, I want so much to believe in tomorrow, that I decided to do just that […]

Vikki Werbalowsky

To Plant A Garden

April 20, 2020

I’ve made my very own gluten-free, yummy banana bread and healthy & delicious apple crumble recipes. You’re not going to want to miss out on these goodies! Be sure to download the PDF guide below, and let me know if you give them a try. Enjoy! Ingredients 3 Large eggs 3 Large or 4 small […]

Vikki Werbalowsky

April 14, 2020

Gluten-Free Banana Bread and Apple Cake Recipes