Kale stewed in cream and butter for a festive meal

stewed kaleStewed kale is often eaten in Sweden for Christmas. It’s also popular in Germany, but not on the Christmas table. In any case, it is rich in iron, vitamin C and vitamin A, so enjoy it with a clear conscience.
Cooking time: The cooking time can be reduced by 25 minutes using frozen kale, but fresh is much nicer.
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Brussel sprouts for Christmas or for an ordinary tuesday

Brussel sprouts in ovenBrussel sprouts are like mini-cabbage heads loaded with vitamins – a great boost in winter time. They are great as a side dish for any meal, festivities or an ordinary Tuesday.
Cooking time: 45 minutes, including 35 minutes in the oven.
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Weight and volume in food – convert deciliter to grams, cups and ounces

Converting weight and volume in foodHow much does 100 ml flour weigh? Some recipes use ml and some use oz. To be able to follow a recipe it’s good to know how to convert weight and volume.
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Yogurt ice cream with blackberries

Yogurt ice cream with fruitMake your own ice cream easily by mixing yogurt, fruit and a little bit of honey. The yoghurt can be swapped for quark if you want to add more protein and the blackberries can be swapped for any other fruit or berries.
Cooking time: 10 minutes, plus 3 hours in the freezer.
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Chia porridge with coconut and raspberries

Chia porridgeChia seeds contain both protein and omega-3 and are often called a “superfood”. When soaked they turn into a jelly which means you can cook food according to the raw food principle. Without heating up the food. It is eaten cold and good as a summer porridge. They don’t taste much so adding something flavourful is good. The porridge can also be made with for example almond milk instead of water. If you are a vegan, swap the honey for agave syrup.

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Chocholate dream mousse with avocado and banana

Healthy chocolate mousseFinally! Even chocolate mousse or chocolate pudding can be healthy. Or at least healthier than the factory made variety. Topped with physalis fruits that gives the dish a nice fresh contrast it is a favourite. Swap the honey for syrup to make the dish vegan. For variety spice the dish with vanilla essens, cardamon or lemon. Can be kept in the fridge for a day, if it – against all odds – should be anything left to save.

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Pomegranate salad with citrus dressing

Pomegranate saladA colourful salad that is a real energy kick in the winter months. The citrus dressing makes the salad really fresh.
Replace the honey with agave syrup to make the salad vegan.

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Orange and ginger cold cure drink

Orange and ginger cold cureThe winter is here. And so are the colds. To drink a lot is good, and to drink warm can alleviate sore throats and give a little comfort. Oranges, ginger and honey will give a little help on the way to recovery.
Cooking time: 5 minutes.
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Lemon scented coconut nibs without any added fat

Lemon scented coconut nibsCoconut contains a lot of fat, so it’s unnessesary to add extra fat to the cakes. These coconut cakes can be done without adding any extra fat and with just a little bit of sweetening. With lemon peel they taste fresh and delicious. Don’t bake them too long, or they may get dry. If you want to add fat, use coconut oil. 1 or 2 tbsp is enough.
Cooking time: 25 minutes, including a tea break.

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Ricotta and lemon pancakes with mango and raspberry puree

Ricotta and lemon pancakes with raspberry and mango salsaRicotta and lemon pancakes with maple syrup and fruit puree are real luxury pancakes. They can be eaten both as a special meal and as dessert.
The pancakes get much lighter than ordinary pancakes because of the whipped egg whites. Lemon gives them a real tangy flavour.
2 portions – or 4 pancakes.
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