Have a joyous 4th Advent. With all the candles now shining brightly, there are only a few days left until Christmas. How will you enjoy the last Sunday in Advent? Do you have the opportunity to stroll through the Christmas market? Or do you prefer to chill out with a cup of tea on the sofa? No matter what you’re doing today – we wish you and your loved ones joy, love and peace for this Christmas Season!
1 serving venison fillet
Spices: ½ TBsp olive oil, cinnamon, salt, ground pepper, balsamic vinegar, 1 bay leaf, 2 juniper berries.
Wash the venison fillet, dry with kitchen towel and season with salt and pepper to taste. Heat a pan without fat and place the venison fillet in the pan, when slightly browned turn and fry for 2 minutes. Then place in the oven for about 20 minutes at 100°C (215°F), keep warm and allow to rest.
Clean the red cabbage and cut into fine stripes. Sauté the red cabbage in olive oil, season to taste (cinnamon, salt, pepper, juniper berries, bay leaf) and deglaze with a splash of balsamic vinegar. Add some water and simmer gently.
Serve the venison with the red cabbage, drizzle the liquid from cooking the red cabbage over the food on the plate. Enjoy!
With the third candle now lit on our Advent Wreath – we wish you and your loved ones a wonderful third Advent and Holiday Season. To celebrate we invite you to share this little treat:
Gingerbread Chocolate Pralines: (for approx. 12-15 little balls, multiply the recipe for a bigger batch)
100g dates (without stones)
1 tsp. gingerbread spice (and/or cinnamon, clove to taste)
Crush the walnuts in a food processor and add the cocoa. Add dates and spices to taste and combine well. Form the mixture into small bite size balls. Allow to cool before you are ready to enjoy this yummy treat. Simple and delicious! Happy Holidays!
The Holiday Season is a wonderful time but with all the temptations everywhere we go, it can be hard to stick to healthy choices. So how do you stay on track with Metabolic Balance and not put on those extra pounds? Here’s how!
All of us here at metabolic balance® wish that Peace, Joy, Hope, Health and Happiness will be yours during this Holiday Season and throughout the New Year!
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After yesterday’s Post about the benefits of eating an apple a day, which is a fundamental strategy for well-being and a stable in our metabolic balance method, let us look into healthy treats for the Holiday Season.
Without a doubt most of us have a sweet tooth and it is just tradition to have yummy sweets during the Holiday Season. How about preparing some healthy treats with friends, your kids and your family.
Interesting enough, those home made goodies are culinary delights that keeps the sweet tooth satisfied longer and without and doubt taste better.
Try our healthy Holiday Treats with Dates, you will find three different recipes:
Cinnamon-Almond-Date-Treat (Zimt–Mandel-Dattel-Baellchen), Chocolate Mounts (Schokoladen-Berge) and Date-Cashew-Confectionary (Dattel-Cashew-Konfekt).
Go global for Christmas dinner! (In a healthy way of course.)
Here is some inspiration: