Shiitake Mushroom Salad

Delicious salads are an essential part of all Metabolic Balance nutrition plans. Have you ever enjoyed a warm salad? How about this Asian inspired green cabbage salad with shiitake mushrooms? (This recipe is suitable from phase 2)

Ingredients for 1 portion:
1 serving shiitake mushrooms
1 serving vegetables (e.g., green cabbage, bell pepper)
1 clove of garlic
Spices: salt, pepper, tamari (wheat free soy sauce), apple cider vinegar, your choice of fresh herbs

Preparation:
Remove the stalk from the white cabbage and cut the cabbage into pieces. Halve the bell pepper, remove seeds and cut into strips. Clean the mushrooms with damp kitchen towel and slice. Peel the garlic and finely chop.
If in phase 2 w/o oil, heat 3 tablespoons of vegetable broth in non-stick wok. (When you are allowed to add oil you could use 3 coconut oil or ghee.) Add cabbage and sauté for 3-4 mins. Add bell pepper, shiitake mushrooms and garlic. Brown everything gently.

Salad Dressing: mix salt, pepper, apple cider vinegar, tamari and fresh herbs for the dressing and add pepper to taste. Add your dressing to the vegetables and enjoy while still warm. Enjoy your meal!

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National Almond Day

Our Mandelade breakfast recipes are perfect on today`s “Almond Day” and we’d love to share two versions with you – an energy packed power breakfast and an enhanced beauty option.

For the energy packed “power” breakfast you need:
30g almonds (for female | 40g almonds as a male)
20g raw sunflower seeds (for female | 30g raw sunflower seeds for male)
½ Apple
1 pinch of cinnamon

The beauty enhancing breakfast where sensual almonds meet sunflower seeds, mango and vanilla for a wonderful start to the day. 

You need:
30g almonds (for female | 40g almonds as a male)
20g raw sunflower seeds (for female | 30g raw sunflower seeds for male)
¼ Mango
some vanilla pulpMB 02-16 - Mandeln

For both options, simply soak the almonds and sunflower seeds overnight in water and puree all ingredients in the morning. Enjoy!Mandelade

 

 

 

Also see our Video for the first recipe!

 

 

 

 

Pork and Leek Recipe with an Oriental Twist

Our pork and leek recipe with an oriental twist!

Ingredients:
1 serving pork fillet
1 serving vegetables (leek, mushrooms of your choice)
40g Pineapple
Spices: salt, ground pepper, ½  red chili pepper, ½  tsp. tamari sauce (or gluten free alternative), orange zest
40 ml vegetable broth
1 TBsp. olive oil
Herbs: 1 tbsp. chopped parsley

Preparation:
Remove skin and tendons from pork fillet, rinse, dab dry and cut into strips. Clean the leeks and cut them into thin rings. Dice pineapple, clean and slice the mushrooms. Halve chili pepper lengthwise, remove seeds, wash and chop finely. Heat oil in a wok and sauté pork strips for 3 minutes, stirring continuously. Add leek, mushrooms and chili and fry for 3 minutes while stirring. Add pineapple chunks, vegetable broth and orange zest. Season to taste with salt, pepper and tamari and continue to cook over medium heat while stirring until the liquid reduced to a third. Gently fold in parsley and serve.

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Herb-Crusted Cod

Today we give you a wonderful recipe: herb-crusted cod (Phase-3-Recipe)

Ingredients for 1 serving:
Protein: 1 serving cod
Complex Carbs: 1 serving vegetables (celery, paprika, chicory, carrot),
1 serving rye crisp bread
Herbs: wild garlic (ramson) or Asian garlic chives, parsley. thyme
Spices: salt, ground pepper, 1/2 tsp. mustard, vegetable broth (powder e.g., Seitenbacher), 1 TBsp. olive oil

Preparation:
Wash fish with cold water and pat dry. Season with salt and ground pepper and brush with mustard powder. Wash the vegetables and cut them into strips. Gently sauté in olive oil and season with vegetable powder. Place the vegetables in an ovenproof dish. Carefully place the fish on top and cook in the pre-heated oven at 350°F (175°C) for 10 minutes [convection oven only heat to 300°F (150°C)]. Crush the crispbread using a food processor or put crisp bread in a plastic bag and crushing with a rolling pin. Rinse and finely chop herbs and add to the crushed crispbread, add some oil and spread it on the fish fillet. Place everything into the oven for another 5 minutes until the crust is nicely brown and crisp.

Enjoy!

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Radicchio-Tofu-Pasta

This recipe for a yummy Radicchio-Tofu-Pasta (suitable for phase 3) – it’s delicious and a very easy recipe.

Ingredients for 1 serving:
1 portion smoked tofu
1 portion radicchio
1 portion rye pasta
1 tsp. diced shallot
1 tbsp. olive oil
1 garlic clove
some coconut milk
50 ml vegetable stock
Spices: salt, ground pepper, garlic, 1 tbsp. chopped parsley

Preparation:
Cut the tofu into small cubes and sauté. Clean and wash the radicchio and cut into finger-thick stripes. Cook rye pasta until al dente (follow package description). Finely chop garlic or press through garlic press. Fry the diced shallots in oil, add the garlic and radicchio strips and steam briefly. Deglaze with coconut milk and vegetable stock. Add the tofu, rye pasta and parsley and mix. Season with salt and pepper and garnish with a sprig of parsley. 

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Cauliflower-Onion-Fennel Skewer with Seed Mix

So yummy!

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Ingredients:
your serving of pumpkin seeds
your serving of sunflower seeds
1 serving of vegetables (we take cauliflower, onion and fennel)
Spices: salt, pepper, paprika

Preparation:
Clean the vegetables, peel, dice roughly and blanch in hot water. Season to taste with salt, pepper and paprika.
Heat a pan without fat and sauté the cubed vegetables. Remove and spike the cauliflower, onion and fennel cubes onto pre-soaked wooden skewers. Keep the skewers warm.
Roast the seed mix in the pan without fat. Roll the vegetable skewers in the seed mix and enjoy!

Oyster Mushrooms with Wild Rice

Today we have a delicious vegetable protein dish for you: oyster mushrooms with wild rice on lettuce.

Ingredients for one serving:
1 portion oyster mushrooms
1 portion wild rice
1 portion Lollo Rosso lettuce (or other choice on your plan)
vegetable broth
Spices: salt, pepper, vinegar

Preparation:
Cook wild rice, rinse and chop the salad, drain and place in a bowl. Season salad with vinegar, salt and black pepper. Clean the oyster mushrooms with a (damp) kitchen towel and cut into bite size pieces. Brown oyster mushrooms gently in a hot pan, deglaze with  vegetable broth and simmer for five minutes. If the mushrooms are cooked and there is still a lot of liquid in the pan, drain carefully. Arrange the lettuce on a plate with wild rice and add the oyster mushrooms. Enjoy!

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Baked Beets

Now this is a recipe you should definitely try! Sure you had red beets – how about baked red beets? 

Ingredients for one serving:
1 portion red beets
1 portion cheese (e.g. brie, mozzarella, any semi soft or soft cheese on your plan)
1 TBsp. onions
1 clove of garlic
vegetable stock
fresh ginger

Preparation:
Dice the onions finely and sauté in vegetable stock. Coarsely grate or dice the beetroot. Finely chop the garlic and ginger (quantity to taste) and add to the onions together with the beetroot. Steam briefly and mix well with the onions. Slice the cheese. Set stove to lowest setting or turn it off, spread cheese over the vegetables. Allow cheese to melt – enjoy 😊!

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We Are What We Eat!

This means a healthy and balanced diet of healthy food helps the whole body – inside and out. The right foods allow us to feel great and look great with clear skin and healthy hair. 

If we take apples as an example, they contain so many valuable nutrients and trace elements that can bind and neutralize damaging substances in the body such as free radicals. This results in so many benefits such as strong and healthy connective tissue aka beautiful skin!

Try this easy recipe – for a different way to get your apple a day: apple and oat streusel with walnuts (this is a Phase 3 recipe)

Ingredients for 1 serving:
160 g of tart apple (for example Granny Smith)
30 g of rolled oats
15 g of butter (or ghee)
20 g of chopped walnuts
Spices: cinnamon, vanilla bean, lemon juice (optional), a pinch of salt

Preparation:
Peel the apple, cut into thin wedges, (drizzle with lemon juice) and place in a small greased ovenproof dish. Chop the nuts, add the oats and knead them together with the butter / ghee, salt, vanilla and cinnamon to form the streusel (crumble). Spread the streusel over the apple slices and bake at 150°C (300°F) for 20 to 30 minutes.

Drink your allotment of milk as the protein portion.

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Breakfast with a Twist

Scrambled Eggs with Apple

Ingredients: 1-2 eggs (depending on your serving), 1 shot sparkling mineral water, salt, fresh vanilla pulp, a pinch of cinnamon, 1 apple

Preparation: Wash and core the apple and chop or grate into small pieces. Heat a good non-stick pan, without adding any fat, sauté the apple. Beat the egg with the mineral water and season with salt. Add the egg mixture to the cooked apple and heat until firm. Sprinkle with cinnamon and serve.

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