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Roasted root vegetables with butternut squash

Fall is in the air – and it is time to add squash and pumpkin to your food. So simple, so colorful and so seasonal. Not to mention super good for you. An all time fall favorite. Potatoes Butternut squash (or other eg. hokkaido … 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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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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Roasted asparagus & shallots with Herbes de Provence

I am not sure if it was the Herbes de Provence alone or the trio of the ingredients, but when the scent from the oven started spreading around the house, I began imagining the French countryside with lavender fields as far … Continue reading

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Cold spinach salad with warm eggplant

  Spinach is on my list of things to eat often, simply because it is tasty, versatile and really good for you. Here is a version with fresh spinach and cooked eggplant. The eggplant is cooked with parsley, lemon, garlic and … Continue reading

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Citrus fig cous cous

  This cous cous salad takes less than 10 minutes to prepare and it is fresh, light and summery. I serve it with lamb, white fish or chicken. I eat it as a lunch salad as well. 10 oz / 280 gr whole wheat cous cous 1/3 cup / 80 … Continue reading

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Sweet & chrunchy brussel sprouts with white vinaigrette

Here is another healthy, fast winter side dish inspired from my fridge and pantry. There is no suggested amounts for the ingredients in this recipe. Make as many brussel sprouts as you like and adjust the other ingredients to your liking. Brussel sprouts Cranberries … Continue reading

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Red cabbage salad with goat cheese

If you have made the Roasted Root Vegetables and have leftover goat cheese and parsley, then try this red cabbage salad. Red cabbage, sliced Goat cheese, crumbled Parsley, chopped Pine nuts, roasted Olive oil Lemon juice, fresh squeezed Slice the red cabbage. … Continue reading

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Broccoli salad with avocado & tomatoes

This is a super easy, healthy and tasty salad: Broccoli, cut into bouquets Avocado, cut into cubes A handful of cherry tomatoes Olive oil Balsamico Steam or boil the broccoli for a couple of minutes. Put all vegetables in a … Continue reading

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