Food and Recipes

Homemade Tomato Soup

Ingredients 2 tbsp butter 2 tbsp olive oil 1 large onion, sliced pinch of salt 2 lbs tomatoes  2-3 cloves garlic, sliced 1 tbsp uncooked white rice  a sprig of fresh thyme or basil  1/2 bay leaf  1 tsp garam masala  Directions Add to a large pot butter, olive oil, large onion, sliced [Read more...]

Spice of the month – Harissa

Harissa spice mix is a fiery chili paste or spice blend mix used liberally in Tunisia, other North African countries and the Middle East to flavor all kinds of foods and dishes such as soups, stews, hummus, couscous, vegetables, dips etc. The recipe varies by region and local taste but usually [Read more...]

Spicy Slow Cooker Black Bean Soup

The soup recipe for last Wednesday in January is a black bean soup from allrecipes.com Ingredients 1 pound dry black beans, soaked overnight 4 teaspoons diced jalapeno peppers 6 cups chicken broth 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1 tablespoon chili powder 1 teaspoon ground cumin 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper [Read more...]

Light French Onion Soup

This week we recommend this delicious Onion Soup from health.com Ingredients (4 servings) 1 tablespoon unsalted butter 1 tablespoon olive oil 3 large thinly sliced Spanish onions 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt 1 teaspoon sugar 1 tablespoon flour 1/3 cup dry sherry 6 cups reduced-sodium chicken stock 1/4 [Read more...]

Cauliflower Soup

For today we have chosen this easy cauliflower soup from toriavery.com to share with you. Ingredients (4 servings) 1 head cauliflower, about 2 lbs. Salt and pepper Unsalted butter (optional, recommended) – you can sub olive oil or a high quality vegan butter like Earth Balance, if you like [Read more...]

Soup theme

In January we are going to have a soup theme. Every Wednesday we will share with you our favorite soups recipes. Starting today with this delicious carrot soup. Ingredients (8 servings) 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil 1 medium onion, chopped 1 stalk celery, chopped 2 cloves [Read more...]

Healthier Christmas Treats

When it comes to snacks and treats, temptation is all around us at Christmas. Here are some of our favorite healthier options. Orange Hot Chocolate by Zoella Healthy & Easy Snack Ideas by aWildflowerLife Holiday Cookies and Chocolate by Meghan Rienks Healthy Winter Treat Ideas by Cambria [Read more...]

Jamie Oliver – Quick and Healthy

Jamie Oliver is a successful British celebrity chef and restaurateur. He is best known for his television series The Naked Chef and for campaigning for healthier diets for school children. His campaign to ban the junk and get fresh, tasty and, above all, nutritious food back on the school [Read more...]

Gluten free Pancakes

  Ingredients 2 Cups gluten free all purpose flour 3 Cups gluten free cornflour 100 Grams melted butter 1-2 Tablespoons Flax Seed Meal 1-2 Tablespoons Chia Seeds 2 Teaspoons gluten free baking powder 1 Teaspoon salt 2 Teaspoons vanilla extract 2 Bananas 2 Eggs Directions Put all the [Read more...]

Banana and Avocado Chocolate Cake

  When I’m craving for candy this is my favorite recipe. Sometimes I use raisins instead of cranberries or the dates and almonds for peanuts and so on. You can adjust the recipe after your taste.     Ingredients  2 Bananas 1 Avacado 4 Eggs 1 Cup flour 100 grams dried [Read more...]
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