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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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Mac ‘n’ cheese de luxe

I have been a fan of Jamie Oliver ever since The Naked Chef aired over a decade ago. He keeps impressing me with his simple approach to food and I am amazed with what he has accomplished with regards to bringing fresh-cooked food into all the … 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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Red lentil soup with spinach

  This is quick comfort food. Prep time for this meal is 5 minutes. Seriously. My friend Angela told me about this yummy, thick lentil soup. It pretty much takes care of itself. I love that kind of food on … 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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Cauliflower soup with avocado cream

  Once in a while I like to treat our bodies to a light meal. This mellow soup does the trick. It’s light, super good for you and has very well balanced mild flavors.   Soup 1 cauliflower 1 quart / 1 liter chicken broth … 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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Quick tomato soup

I was out late with the kids today and everyone was hungry, when we returned home to a rather empty fridge. So quick trip to the pantry and we had a tasty soup in 20 minutes: 1 /2 onion, chopped … Continue reading

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