Category Archives: Dinners in 30 min or less

Sesame beef noodle salad

I have been neglecting my blog a bit lately with good reason. A new job! It’s a lot of work and a lot of fun. When everything is new, there is just not that much time left over to be … Continue reading

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Carrot, Chick Pea & Date Salad

This is the first time I publish a post with a photo shot and edited on my phone. A lot of times I end up not posting something really worthy of a post, because I simply don’t have the time … Continue reading

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Chinese five-spice chicken & orange salad

Every diner in California serves a version of Chinese chicken salad. Here is mine. You can make it in less than 30 minutes, which makes it a good healthy choice for weekdays. It is fresh and flavorful. The original inspiration is found … Continue reading

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Warm kale salad

  Here is a suggestion for a quick lunch or dinner. Chop some kale and heat it on a pan with olive oil for a few minutes. Squeeze lemon juice over the kale, season with flaky salt and toss with … Continue reading

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Cod, Beluga Lentils and Salsa Verde

White, black and green. Keep it simple. In my part of the world cod is in season and I pair it with beluga lentils, because of their beauty and bite, with latin inspired  salsa verde for color and flavor. In … Continue reading

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Amazing Colorful Quinoa Salad

This salad is light, full of flavor, beautiful and so simple. I saw this version  on the inspiring site of Chef Marcus Samuelsson. I added the quinoa and feta cheese to turn it into a meal rather than a side dish – and it is a keeper … Continue reading

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Herb risotto with prosciutto wrapped salmon

I recently read in a Danish newspaper that roughly half of us care about the food we eat and the other half doesn’t. What surprised me the most was that so many people don’t care. As for me, I am pretty … Continue reading

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Barleyotto with butternut squash

A simple meal before the big christmas dinner tomorrow. Barleyotto with butternut squash, red onions and toasted almonds for crunch. I didn’t measure anything, so here are just a few guidelines. Happy holidays! If you make too much pearl barley, … Continue reading

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Miso tahini soup with poached egg

So life is pretty packed these days with family life, full time job, communication studies, yoga, book club and friends. That’s when a recipe like this comes in handy. It’s fast, easy and oh so tasty. 6 cups / 1,5 l of water … Continue reading

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Citrus fennel salad with prosciutto

I’m longing for spring with more daylight and warmer weather. So tonite I created this light, yet filling salad. Definitely a keeper. 1/2 cone cabbage 1 bulb of fennel 1 orange A handful of toasted almonds A handful of fresh dill 4 … Continue reading

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