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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Bodybuilder porridge with egg and oats

Bodybuilder porridge or protein porridgeA really filling porridge for a power breakfast inspired by bodybuilders. Some of them cook porridge on the egg white, but then you miss out on all the nutrition in the yolk. Use all of it instead!
Vary the taste by using banana and cinnamon instead of the nectarine. Or add some goji berries.
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Warm coconut shake with berries, cinnamon and turmeric LCHF style

Warm coconut drinkIn the winter is nice with a warming hot drink. This is a very filling shake and can be used as a snack or an evening drink.
Portions: 1 very large cup or 2 normal size ones.
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Halloumi and brussel sprout puree – a LCHF meal

Halloumi and brussel sprout pureeBrussel sprouts is usually one of the “leafy greens” that come very high in the list of vitamins and antioxidants. To eat brussel sprouts in a puree is a good way of getting the nutrients. Fry up some Halloumi – greek cheese – and you have yourself a meal.

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Cauliflower puree with carrots

Cauliflower puree with carrotsCauliflower puree has a mild and creamy flavour and is suitable with veggie burgers, salads, halloumi, veggie sausages and much more. For those counting carbohydrates, it is a dish with very few.
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Scrambled eggs in the microwave oven – a quick post training snack

Scrambled eggs in the microwave ovenScrambled egg are nice and a good source of protein. Cooking scrambled egg in the microwave oven is very fast.
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LCHF pancake with coconut and vanilla

Pancake coconut LCHFOne of these pancakes will fill you up. Like many LCHF recipes it is low in carbohydrates and high in fat, and also very filling. The coconut flakes gives it a nice texture and the vanilla essence a nice flavour. If vanilla essence is hard to find, use grated vanilla stick or vanilla sugar instead.
The pancake works both as a luxury breakfast, a large snack or as a dinner.
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What you should know about LCHF for vegetarians – and GI diets for that matter

LCHF for vegetarians – how does it actually work in practice? LCHF is a diet that has been popular for a long time and now and even LCHF cookbooks for vegetarians is abundant, but do they stay within the range of what is defined as a low carb LCHF diet?

LCHF – if anyone has missed it – stands for Low Carb, High Fat and involves removing the carbs from your diet that can be removed and eat most of your calories in fat. Some authors advocate as much as 75% of the energy intake of fat.

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Vegan “cheese” made with cashewnuts for a treat

Cheese made with cashewnutsNow can vegans also enjoy cheese! This ”cheese” has actually nothing to do with cheese; apart from that it is the shape of a “roule”. The cheese is great both for canapé for a party or as a dessert. The black pepper and parsley is a nice contrast to the soft flavour of the cashew nuts.
The cheese will keep in the fridge for a few days if there is any left.
12 canapés. Cooking time: 60 minutes, soaking the night before, cooking 30 minutes and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
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Almond egg bread in 2 minutes – low carb “bread”

LCHF almond breadAs a bread lover I would not call this real bread, but many on an LCHF diet eat egg bread as substitute for the real thing since it contains very few carbohydrates. This bread is also very quick to make.
Those on a strict LCHF diet can skip the rosehip peel, since they will add 3 of the 5 carbohydrates. For others, keep it, since it adds a nice flavour and lots of vitamin C.
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