Hot lacinato kale with pine kernels and parmesan

Lactino kaleLacinato kale is a good winter green. It can be harvested late into the winter, the same as green kale. Lacinato kale is a often used in Italy and also called Tuscan kale, black cale or palm tree kale. If you can’t find it, you can use green kale for this recipe.
Portions: As a main course the dish is 2 portions, but as a side it is 4 portions.
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Sugarfree chocolate balls made of white beans

Chocholate rolls made with beans and rolled in coconutUsually these chocolate balls contain a lot of fat. Butter can be replaced by white beans for an equally creamy but more healthy variety.
These are not particularly sweet, if you like very sweet, add more dates or some agave syrup.
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Raita – yogurt sauce with cucumber and mint

Raita yogurt sauceRaita is a sauce made from yogurt and cucumber. It is often served with spicy food, for example Baingan Bharta since the yogurt is cooling. The sauce is very quick and easy to make.
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Chocolate almond nibs made of white beans

Chocholate almond nibs made of white beansCandy and sweets does not always have to be unhealthy. Almond sweets are great for christmas, or at any other time of year. The butter in these has been replaced by white beans. Don’t tell anyone and they will never know.
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Brussels sprout soup with almonds

Brussels sprout and almond soupA quick and very nice soup that will keep you full for a long time. Brussels sprouts are often recommended as one of the healthiest foods around, so it’s never wrong to fill up with vitamins. Brussels sprouts are in season late autumn and are a good winter food. The soup is vegan and contain no gluten or lactose.
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2-in-1: Apple, carrot and beetroot juice and cake

Apple carrott and beetroot juiceThis is a sweet juice good for beginners. Double up the recipe and there will be enough pulp to bake a colourful cake with.
Makes 300 ml / 0.5 pint of juice in a juice press.
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Ginger biscuits with oats and banana

Ginger and oat biscuits with lots of fiber

Biscuits do not have to be loaded with sugar and unhealthy fat. They can taste good anyway. They are quite rich in fiber and are spiced with a big measure of ginger. They are not very sweet, so if you have a sweet tooth you can add a teaspoon of syrup or honey. If you don’t like ginger you can reduce the amount, or leave it out all together. If you love ginger, use fresh, it’s much nicer than dried. Raisins can be swapped for any other dried fruit. The biscuits are great energisers if you are going for a hike.
Cooking time: 30 minutes, including a paus.

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Red lentil hummus with a fresh dash of lemon

Red lentil hummus with lemonHummus can be made in many different ways. Lentils is one. Hummus can easily be a bit dry flavour, but lemon helps lifting the taste.
The recipe gives 400 ml / 14 oz hummus. 10 portions is calculated if you take a spoonful on your sallad, if hummus is more of a feature calculate with 5 portions.
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Luxurious broccoli soup with feta cheese and hazelnuts

Broccoli soup with feta cheese and hazelnutsThis is no ordinary broccoli soup. It’s a real luxury soup. Topped with feta cheese and hazelnuts it feels like fine dining food. But, saying that, you can of course eat it on a Tuesday too!
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