Fruity Avocado-Apple-Salad

Even as it gets colder and colder outside, this doesn’t mean we have only eat hot food all the time! Do you feel like having a fruity avocado apple salad today.

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You need:
½ apple
½ avocado
Spices: salt, pepper from the mill, 1 TBsp. apple cider vinegar, ½ TBsp. olive oil, ¼ tsp. sesame seeds

Preparation:
Brown sesame seeds in a dry pan.
Wash, core  and chop the apple.
Halve the avocado, remove the stone and separate the pulp from the skin with a tablespoon. Dice the pulp.
Mix together apple cider vinegar, sea salt, pepper and olive oil to a dressing.
Combine the apple and avocado cubes with the dressing and sprinkle half of the sesame on top.

Enjoy with your protein!

Beef Tenderloin with Autumn Vegetables

Absolutely simple, but a real culinary delight: Beef tenderloin with autumn vegetables

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Ingredients for 1 serving
1 serving beef tenderloin
1 serving mixed fall vegetables (pumpkin, mushrooms, kohlrabi, chard)
Spices: salt, pepper, rosemary, thyme

Preparation:
Sauté the beef tenderloin to how you like it (rare, medium or well done), season with salt and pepper and wrap in aluminium foil. Leave to rest for at least 15 minutes. 

Cut vegetables into right size for cooking, i. e. cut the pumpkin and kohlrabi smaller than the mushrooms and chard. 

Using the same pan in which the meat was sautéed, gently sauté your vegetables until cooked so that they have a pleasant brown color. Season the vegetables with salt, pepper, rosemary and thyme. Remove the meat from the foil and use the delicious juices as a sauce. 

Enjoy!

Vegetable-Lentil-Soup

As the days get shorter and the autumn weather takes hold, we need to get cozy with some comfort-food! So today we present a delicious vegetable-lentil soup. 

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You will need:
1 serving lentils
1 serving vegetables (pumpkin, broccoli, leek)
Spices: chili, 1 clove of garlic, salt, pepper, curry powder, marjoram, ½ tbsp. chopped parsley
250 ml vegetable stock

Preparation:
Wash the lentils, cook with fresh water until al dente and drain. Wash, clean and chop the vegetables. Sauté the vegetables with a little oil, garlic, chili and fill up with vegetable stock, add the lentils, season to taste and cook until soft. Add fresh parsley before serving. 

Enjoy with a serving of fresh sourdough Rye bread!

Yummy Fall-Casserole

Fall is the time for yummy casseroles! Today we have ricotta au gratin

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 You need:
1 serving ricotta
1 serving fall vegetables (e.g. carrots, pumpkin, cabbage turnip)
Spices: salt, pepper, marjoram, chives
1 tsp. coconut oil

Preparation:
Preheat the oven to 220°C (430°F). Cut the vegetables into fine stripes with the vegetable peeler or slicer. Heat a teaspoon of coconut oil in a pan, add the vegetables and sauté briefly. Season with salt, pepper, marjoram and chives. Remove the pan from the stove, gently stir in ricotta, put everything together in a casserole dish and bake in the oven for 7 minutes. Enjoy!

Zwiebelkuchen (German “onion pie”)

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A different kind of Onion Pie (Zwiebelkuchen)!

You need:
1 serving vegetables (e.g. an onion and root vegetables like carrots or celery)
1 egg
a little oil
Spices: salt, pepper and basil

Preparation:
Preheat the oven to 180°C (355°F). Peel the onion, chop into small pieces and gently saute in some oil until translucent. Season with salt, pepper and basil and leave to cool down. Pour a little water into a baking dish. Peel your selection of root vegetables, cut them into thin slices with the peeler and arrange in the prepared baking dish. Gently beat the egg and combine with the onions. Pour the egg mixture onto the root vegetables. Bake in the oven at 180°C (355°F) for approx. 15-20 minutes. 

Enjoy!

Pumpkin Gratin Recipe

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Here is another wonderful pumpkin recipe: Pumpkin gratin is a real culinary delight:

Ingredients:
1 serving mozzarella
1 serving vegetables (pumpkin, spring onions)
Spices: salt, freshly ground pepper, curry

Preparation:
Wash and clean the vegetables and cut them into slices or fine rings. Cut mozzarella into thin slices. Put the pumpkin slices into a casserole and season to taste. Bake in the oven at 200°C (395°F) for about 15 minutes. Cover with mozzarella and bake for another 5 minutes. Sprinkle with spring onions. Enjoy!

A Fall Highlight: Cabbage-Apple-Recipe

Today we enjoy a wonderful fruity savoy cabbage dish perfect for cooler fall evenings.

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You need:
1 serving chicken breast
1 serving savoy cabbage
1 apple
Spices: sea salt, black pepper, turmeric, ground caraway, 1 pinch of cinnamon, some (fresh) ginger
75 ml vegetable broth
1 TBsp. (rapeseed) oil
Apple cider vinegar
Herbs: parsley

Preparation: Wash the chicken breast, pat dry and cut into thin strips. Clean the savoy cabbage, cut into thin strips, wash and drain. Wash apple, remove the core, quarter and cut into thin slices. Wash parsley, shake dry and chop finely. Brown chicken breast in oil, and season to taste. Remove from the pan and set aside. Place the savoy cabbage in the pot, sauté and season well, deglaze with vegetable broth and simmer gently. When there’s only a little liquid left in pot, season the cabbage, add the apple slices, cooked chicken breast and chopped parsley, bring again to the boil and serve. Enjoy!

Vegetable Skewers with Crunchy Seeds

Delicious skewers: cauliflower-onion-fennel skewer with crunchy seeds

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Ingredients:
2/3 serving pumpkin seeds
1/3 serving sunflower seeds
1 portion of vegetables (we used cauliflower, onion and fennel)
Spices: salt, pepper and paprika

Preparation:
Clean the vegetables, peel, dice roughly and blanch in hot water. Season with salt, pepper and paprika.
Heat a pan without fat and sauté the vegetable cubes. Remove from the heat and carefully pierce onto wooden skewer, alternating with cauliflower, onion and fennel cubes. Keep the skewers warm.
Toast the pumpkin and sunflower seeds in a pan without oil. Place the vegetable skewers in the toasted seeds and careful coat all the vegetables. Enjoy!

Stuffed Bell Peppers

Our pumpkin filling for stuffed bell peppers (phase 2 w/o oil) – a delicious vegetable power.

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Ingredients:
1 portion of vegetables (including one bell pepper, onion and pumpkin)
1 small clove of garlic
1 serving mozzarella cheese
spices: salt, pepper

Preparation:
Wash the bell pepper, scoop out the stem and seeds generously. Peel and dice the onion. Wash, clean, peel, blanch and chop the pumpkin into small cubes.
Heat a pan with 1 TBsp. of water and sauté the diced onion until translucent. Those who are already in phase 2 with oil, should use oil instead of water. Peel the garlic, press through a garlic press and add to the onion. Add the pumpkin, salt and pepper. Gently stir-fry until soft. Carefully fill the bell pepper. Finally, add the mozzarella and toast in a toaster oven (or oven) until the cheese melts and bubbles. Enjoy!

Pumpkin Soup – Classic Fall Recipe!

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Pumpkin soup is a real classic in fall. With this recipe you can cook a simple variation, which you can reinvent time and again with difference combinations of herbs and spices. Serve immediately and enjoy!

Ingredients:
1 serving pumpkin
1 tbsp. chopped onions
1 chopped garlic clove
Salt , freshly ground pepper
300 ml vegetable broth
Rapeseed oil

Preparation: Brown the onions and garlic in oil, sauté the washed, seeded and chopped pumpkin for about 5 minutes and season with salt and pepper. Add vegetable broth and gently simmer for 20 minutes. Purée and season to taste. The soup can be enhanced with some coconut milk (in later Phases, when close to goal). 

Depending on your liking and taste, you can add different combinations of ginger, lemongrass, rosemary, curry or other delicious herbs and spices and season with salt and pepper. Delicious!