Category Archives: Dinners in 30 min or less

Green tea salmon soup

This is a family favorite in our home. It is not only beautiful, it is also light, flavorful and healthy. If you have leftover rice, you can make it in less than 20 min. You will need to make a trip to … Continue reading

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Gnocchi with cut herb pesto

Give pasta a break and have a gnocchi dinner or side dish. Gnocchis are dumplings made from potato and semolina flour. Cook 1 or 2 packs of gnocchi depending on whether you plan to eat this meal as a side dish or main entree with salad. Make extra if you … Continue reading

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Spicy shrimp pitas

So – last night was a no-time-for-dinner kind of night. We all have evenings where we have less than 15 minutes and still want a decent dinner, don’t we? Well, hungry husband was happy and the kids, who were not on the shrimp team, stuffed … Continue reading

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Falafel

Yesterday I made waffles and then falafels. This is a yummy repost from May 2012. Grab a pita, stuff it with greens and top with a ground cumin yoghurt-based dressing. Last week some wonderful friends came to our house with bags full of … Continue reading

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Salmon cakes de luxe

A new omega-rich family favorite. The salmon cakes cook up in no time and the combination of flavors is like en express trip to the far east. Salmon cakes de luxe 1 pound salmon fillet, skinned 2 green onions 1 egg 2 tbsps … Continue reading

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Omelette with goat cheese

Long day at work. I was tired, the fridge was almost empty, yet magic happened in the kitchen. This simple omelette with only a handful of ingredients turned out so good that it deserves to be featured on the blog. 8 eggs 1/3 cup … Continue reading

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Salmon soba soup with sesame paste

I first saw black sesame paste on 101cookbooks.com and I just thought the shining black paste looked stunning. I have played around with several different versions since and this is the one I like the most. As Heidi writes in her post, the black sesame … Continue reading

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Winter salad

It is still the season for cruciferous vegetables such as cauliflower, cabbage, brussel sprouts bok choy, broccoli and similar green leaf vegetables. They are high in antioxidants and loaded with vitamins, minerals and fiber. This winter salad packs 2 in 1. Enjoy and feel good!  1 … Continue reading

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Potato omelette

May the best man win – and he did. Congrats Obama!! So this was tonite’s dinner. It will go straight to the list of simple weekday dinners with little prep time. I collect recipes like this more than ever now. … Continue reading

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Grilled veggies with garbanzo beans

Here is a suggestion for a quick and simple weekday meal, which turned out much better than expected. The grill pan added this wonderful depth of flavor to the veggies. Next up are homemade Mounds bars or Bounty bars as we call them … Continue reading

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