Savoy Cabbage Stuffed Mushrooms

Stuffed mushrooms are not only very easy to make but can easily be adapted with different ingredients to meet many Metabolic Balance plans.

Ingredients: 
1 portion of fresh goat’s cheese 
1 portion of vegetables (mushrooms and savoy cabbage)
10g of rye bread
Fresh garlic 
Marjoram or oregano
Chili 
Salt and pepper

Preparation: 
Clean the mushrooms and remove the stems. Slice the savoy cabbage into fine strips. Put the rye bread, savoy cabbage, garlic, goat’s cheese, salt, pepper, chili and marjoram into a food processor and pulse until you achieve a homogenous mixture. Then fill the mushrooms with a teaspoon of the mixture. Bake in the oven for 15 minutes at 400°F (200°C). Enjoy!

Coconut Milk Ice Cream

Although it is currently winter in the US, this does not mean it is not ice cream season. Today we have a super easy ice cream recipe that is not only delicious but will also remind you of summer!

Ingredients:
1 serving of fresh or frozen pineapple
1 tablespoon of coconut milk
Pinch of cinnamon (optional)
Pinch of ground cloves (optional)

Preparation:
Cut the pineapple into small chunks and then add to a small blender along with the coconut milk and a small pinch of cinnamon and cloves. Blend everything together until you achieve a smooth consistency. Put the finished mixture into a container or mold and freeze to enjoy later or serve immediately.

Winter Vegetables with Pineapple

This warm and comforting dish is a bit of a cheat meal but packed full of flavor and nutritious ingredients!

Ingredients: 
1 serving of goat cheese (or other cheese from your plan) 
1 serving of vegetables (such as cabbage, leeks, carrots) 
1/2-3/4 cup (150 mL) vegetable stock
1 pinch of turmeric
1 pinch of black sesame seeds
1 serving of fresh pineapple
Fresh herbs
Salt and pepper

Preparation: 
Set a small portion of goat cheese aside to eat separately. Wash and clean the vegetables and cut them into fine strips. Steam with vegetable stock and season to taste. Cut the pineapple into small pieces, add to vegetables and bring to the boil. Mash the goat cheese with a fork, add to the vegetables, mix and add freshly chopped herbs. Enjoy!

Mushroom Salad with Croutons

In keeping with this week’s salad theme we have another delicious recipe today. Give it a try and let us know what you think!

Ingredients:
1 serving of oyster mushrooms
1 serving of lettuce
1 serving of papaya
Apple cider vinegar
Garlic clove
Salt and pepper
Rye bread

Preparation:
Clean the lettuce, wash it and spin it dry. Chop the garlic finely. Thinly slice the mushrooms. Halve the papaya, remove the seeds with a spoon and cut into slightly larger cubes. Heat a pan and cook the mushrooms with the garlic and season with salt and pepper. Arrange mushrooms, lettuce and papaya cubes on a plate, drizzle with vinegar, and season lightly with salt and pepper. Cut bread into cubes, season and roast in a pan until crispy. Add the croutons to the salad and enjoy!

Savory Winter Yogurt

This light and tasty winter yogurt is a great meal to start of this new year on the right foot!

Ingredients:
1 serving of greek yogurt (adjust according to your plan)
1 portion of spring onion
1 orange
1 serving of rye bread
Salt and pepper

Preparation:
Mix the yogurt in a small bowl with salt and pepper. Wash and clean spring onions, then cut them into thin slices Peel the orange and cut into small pieces. Mix the orange and spring onions with the yogurt and enjoy with toasted rye bread!

Tip: You can change the recipe by adding other spices such as chili or chives or remove the orange and eat it separately.

Avocado Toast with Chicken Breast

Mashed avocado on crispy toast is not only quick and easy but also super delicious! Give this recipe a try and let us know what you think!

Ingredients:
1 portion of chicken breast
1 serving of avocado
1 slice rye bread
Salt and pepper

Preparation:
Cut avocado in half and remove the pit. Using a fork, mash the avocado and season with salt and pepper. Spread the avocado on the toasted rye bread. Cook the chicken breast in a pan, cut into slices, and place on top of the avocado toast. Enjoy!

Tip: For more variety and flavor you can season the mashed avocado with chili powder, everything bagel seasoning, or other spices!

Spicy Green Cabbage Slaw with Mango

After enjoying delicious treats during the holidays we are looking forward to eating something light today, in the form of this Asian inspired slaw!

Ingredients:
1 serving of vegetables (green cabbage, leeks, mushrooms)
1 serving of diced mango
Cardamom
Ginger
Chili pepper
1 clove of garlic
Salt and pepper
Coconut oil
1/4 cup vegetable stock

Preparation: 
Clean, wash and cut the cabbage into thin slices. Halve, wash and finely chop the leeks. Rub the mushrooms with a dry cloth and cut into quarters. Halve the chili pepper lengthwise and remove the seeds, cut into small cubes. Peel and finely dice the garlic and ginger. Heat the coconut oil in a pan, and then add the garlic, ginger and leeks. Cook until translucent, then add the chili and cardamom. Add the mushrooms as well and steam for 3 minutes. Then add the cabbage and cook for another 3 minutes. Deglaze with vegetable stock and let it stew for 5 minutes, season with salt and pepper. Finally, add half a portion of diced mango and cook for a few more minutes. Enjoy the slaw with a protein of your choice and the rest of the mango for dessert!

Duck Breast with Cabbage

Today we have a very classic dish for Christmas: duck breast with cabbage! Give this recipe a try and let us know what you think!

Ingredients:
1 serving of duck breast
Red cabbage
1⁄2 Tbsp. of rapeseed oil
Balsamic vinegar
Cinnamon
1 bay leaf
Juniper berries
Salt and pepper

Preparation:
Wash duck breast, drain and score the skin in a crosshatch pattern, making sure it is not deep enough to cut into the meat. Season the duck breast with salt and pepper. Heat a pan without fat and place the duck breast with the skin side down in the pan and cook for 2 minutes. Then keep warm in the oven for about 20 minutes at 200°F (100°C). Clean the red cabbage and cut into fine strips. Cook the cabbage in rapeseed oil and season with cinnamon, salt, pepper, juniper berries, bay leaf, and balsamic vinegar. Serve the duck over the cabbage and enjoy!

Asian White Cabbage Salad with Shiitake Mushrooms

This Asian inspired, warm salad is great as a quick lunch or dinner and is packed full of flavor!

Ingredients:
1 serving of shiitake mushrooms
1 serving of vegetables (such as white cabbage and peppers)
1 garlic clove
Soy sauce
Apple cider vinegar
Fresh herbs (such as chili, coriander)
Salt and pepper

Preparation:
Wash the vegetables and then cut the cabbage, mushrooms, and peppers into thin strips. Peel the garlic and chop it finely. Heat 3 tablespoons of oil in a wok or in a large pan and fry the cabbage in it. Add the peppers, shiitake mushrooms, garlic and cook briefly. For the dressing, mix the pepper, apple cider vinegar, soy sauce (without sugar, without wheat) and fresh herbs (if you like it spicy try adding some chili). Mix the dressing with the vegetables, allow to marinate for 5-10 minutes, and then enjoy!

Winter Vegetables with Cheese Sauce

Today we have decadent and delicious recipe for you using cabbage and cheese! Give this recipe a try and let us know what you think!

Ingredients:
1 serving of goat cheese (or cheese from your plan)
1 serving of vegetables (such as white cabbage, leeks, carrots)
1 pinch of turmeric
1 pinch of black sesame seeds
3/4 cup (150 mL) of vegetable stock
1 serving of fresh pineapple
Fresh herbs
Salt and pepper

Preparation:

Set a small portion of the cheese aside (protein bites). Wash and clean the vegetables and cut them into fine strips. Steam with vegetable stock in a pan and season to taste. Cut the pineapple into small pieces, add to vegetables and cook for 5-10 minutes. Mash the goat cheese with a fork, add to the vegetables, mix and add freshly chopped herbs. Enjoy!