Turbot with Savoy Cabbage

After introducing savoy cabbage yesterday we wanted to share a delicious recipe using it today. Give this recipe a try and let us know what you think!

Ingredients:
1 serving of turbot
1 serving of savoy cabbage
1 apple
Vegetable broth
Salt and pepper

Preparation:
Cut the turbot fillet into medium sized pieces, season with salt and pepper, and then cook in a pan for two to four minutes, depending on the thickness, just before serving. Clean the savoy cabbage, remove the hard stalk, wash, drain and slice into thin strips. Heat a pan over medium heat and cook the cabbage for 3 minutes. Wash, quarter, pit, and dice the apple and add to the savoy cabbage. Add the vegetable broth and simmer for 10 minutes and season with salt and pepper. Serve the turbot on a bed of the cabbage and apple mixture. 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.

Field Salad with Walnuts

Even though it’s cold outside, we don’t always have to have a warm meal – today we have a recipe for a delicious winter salad.

Ingredients:
1 1/2 cups (35 g) lamb’s lettuce (can substitute other leafy vegetables)
25 g chopped walnuts
1 shallot
2 tsp. apple cider vinegar
1 Tbsp. oil
1 serving of protein (whatever is on your plan)
Salt and pepper

Preparation:
Wash and then pat dry the lamb’s lettuce. Whisk the vinegar, oil, shallots, salt and pepper together for the dressing. Add the walnuts to the lamb’s lettuce, add the dressing and serve with your protein of choice!

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!

Endive “Boats” with Smoked Tofu and Balsamic Glaze

Yesterday we highlighted the benefits of bitter foods such as endives and today we have delicious recipe that shows you how to use this ingredient!

Ingredients:
1 portion of smoked tofu
1 portion of vegetables (endive, rocket, red onion)
Fresh rosemary
Vegetable stock
Balsamic vinegar
2 Tbs. of olive oil
Salt and pepper

Preparation:
Carefully peel off the individual leaves of the endives, and wash them well together with the rocket. Peel the red onion and cut into fine cubes. In a small pot, heat 2 tablespoons of olive oil together with a sprig of rosemary and cook the onion cubes until golden in color. Add approximately 10 tablespoons of balsamic vinegar and allow it to reduce over low heat until the vinegar has become more viscous and reduced by half. Remove the rosemary spring, and season with a pinch of pepper and vegetable stock, keep warm. While the vinegar is reducing, cut the smoked tofu into very small cubes. In a pan with a tablespoon of oil, add another sprig of rosemary and cook for about 1 minute and then add the smoked tofu cubes. Heat the tofu over medium heat for 5 minutes until warm. Arrange 4-5 endive leaves or “boats” on the plate, fill them with some rocket leaves and drizzle with the balsamic reduction. Top each “boat” with cubes of the smoked tofu and enjoy!

Vegan Chickpea Bolognese with Vegetable Noodles

Chickpeas are packed full of protein and pair perfectly with pasta. Give this delicious vegan and vegetarian recipe a try.

Ingredients:
1 serving of dried chickpeas
1 serving of vegetables (tomatoes, celery, carrot, zucchini, kohlrabi, onion, celery) 
Vegetable broth powder
Vegetable Noodles
Salt and pepper
1 clove of garlic
Olive oil 
Oregano
Thyme
Rosemary

Preparation:
Wash the chickpeas and soak them overnight, then drain and then process them in a food processor. Wash the vegetables and peel the carrot, celery, zucchini and kohlrabi into thin strips with a peeler. Then put the remaining end pieces and the celery into the food processor. Peel and chop the onion and garlic. Wash the tomatoes and dice them. Saute the chickpea mixture, add the diced onion, garlic and vegetable mixture. Season with vegetable stock powder, salt and pepper and cook thoroughly. Add the diced tomatoes and herbs and continue cooking for 15 minutes. In the meantime, cook the vegetable noodles in salted water and finally pour the sauce over them. Enjoy it!

Fall Pumpkin Soup

Pumpkin soup is a fall classic. This simple recipe is not only delicious but can be modified using many different spices to add variety to your meal plan.

Ingredients:
1 serving pumpkin
1 Tbsp. chopped onions
1 chopped garlic clove
300 ml vegetable stock
Rapeseed oil
Salt and pepper

Preparation:
Brown the onions and garlic in oil, then add the peeled, seeded and chopped pumpkin. Cook for about 5 minutes and season with salt and pepper. Add the vegetable stock and gently simmer for 20 minutes. Puree the entire mixture and season to taste. The soup can be refined with some coconut milk.

Depending on your taste, you can add different combinations of ginger, lemongrass, rosemary, curry powder or other delicious herbs and spices.

Homemade Spice Paste

This easy to make spice paste is a great way to add a lot of flavor to dishes!

Ingredients:
300 g of celery
300 g of carrots
2 onions 
1 fennel
1 clove of garlic 
Ground cloves
5 ground fennel seeds
1 pinch of cinnamon
1 – 2 bay leaves
1 bunch of fresh basil
3 fresh sage leaves 
2 stalks of fresh rosemary
10 stalks of parsley leaves
100 grams sea salt
1 teaspoon of fresh pepper 

Preparation:
Add everything to a blender and then puree until smooth. Transfer the paste into a jar and store in the refrigerator. Due to the increased salt content, the paste will keep fresh in the refrigerator for a very long time. If you are allowed to use oil in your plan, then add 10 tablespoons of good olive oil. Simply add 1 teaspoon of the paste to your food and enjoy.

Pickled Mushrooms with Chili

 Yesterday we talked about how easy and delicious preserving foods at home can be. Today we have a recipe for you that shows you how!

Ingredients: 
1 serving of fresh mushrooms 
Twigs of fresh thyme
1 chili pepper
1/4 cup (65 mL) white wine vinegar
1/2 teaspoon mustard seeds
1 Tbsp. olive oil
Salt 

Ingredients:
Clean the mushrooms and then pat them dry. Pluck the thyme leaves. Cut the chilies into rings, removing the seeds. Add the vinegar and spices to a pot and bring to the boil. Add the mushrooms and cook for 5 minutes. Allow to cool and then pour into a glass that can be sealed well. Pour the olive oil over it and close the glas. After pickling, the mushrooms should continue to soak for at least 3 days.

Beets and Cheese

Yesterday we wrote about the nutritional benefits of beets, so today we have a simple recipe for you that highlights this great vegetable.

Ingredients:
1 serving of beets
1 serving of soft cheese
1 Tbsp. onions
1 garlic clove
Vegetable stock
1 piece of fresh ginger

Preparation:
Dice the onions finely and sauté in vegetable stock. Coarsely grate or dice the beets. Finely chop the garlic and ginger (quantity to taste) and add to the onions together with the beets. Cook briefly and mix well with the onions. Cut the cheese into slices. Set the stove to its lowest setting or turn it off and spread the cheese over the vegetables in thin slices. Allow the cheese to melt, then enjoy!